All Obituaries

  • GRAHAM, JAMES H. - The death of Mr. James H. Graham, loving husband of Joyce (Bentham) Graham, of Saint John, occurred unexpectedly on Friday February 27, 2004 at his residence. Born October 20, 1929 in Toronto, Ontario, he was the son of the late Herbert W. and Mary Ellen (Green) Graham. James was a member of RMC Club of Canada, Queens University Alumni, Association of Professional Engineers of New Brunswick and Ontario, President of Seaside Lawn Bowling, St. Andrew's Society and Senior Men's Curling. He was a member of the Program Management Team Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation, past President of the Saint John Art Club, Elder in the Presbyterian Church for 40 Years. Besides his loving wife he is survived by his sons David William Graham (Yang Yu Yun) of Point Claire, Quebec and James Andrew John Graham of Saint John; three daughters Susan Ellen Graham of Toronto, Mary Elizabeth Laidlaw (David Keoki) of Calgary and Anne Charlene Lee (Christopher) of Sidney, BC; five granddaughters; several cousins, nieces and nephews. Following cremation, visitation will be held at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John, (646-2424) on Tuesday March 2, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the Church of St. John and St. Stephen on Wednesday March 3, 2004 at 11 a.m. Interment will take place in Fernhill Cemetery. The family would appreciate donations made to the Church of St. John and St. Stephen or to the charity of the donor's choice. www.fundyfuneralhome.com
    Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • EDGAR, LILLIAN MAY - The death of Lillian M. (Boyd) Edgar, age 95, formerly of Hatfield Point, occurred at the Tobique Valley Manor, Plaster Rock, on Monday, March 1, 2004. Lillian was the wife of the late Eldon L. Edgar and daughter of the late Edwin and Theo (Northrup) Boyd. Lillian is survived by daughter; Marie and Harrison Meighan, four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, two great-great grandsons, one brother; Lee and Helen Boyd, Hatfield Point, several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son; Donald, brothers; Leslie, Albert, Otho and Everett, sisters; Georgie, Myrtle, Iola and Regina. Resting at Sherwood's Funeral Home, 18 Scovil Road, Norton (839-2156), Wednesday, 2 - 8 PM. Funeral Service will be held from the Outreach Pentecostal Church, Hatfield Point on Thursday, March 4, 2004 at 2:00 pm. Interment will be in Bayview Cemetery in the Spring. Memorials to Heart and Stroke, Cancer or donor's choice would be appreciated. www.sherwood'sfuneralhome.com
    Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • DOBSON, F. DOUGLAS - At the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Halifax, NS on Tuesday, March, 2nd, 2004; Frank Douglas Dobson, husband of Nancy Jane (Dealhoy) Dobson of Quispamsis, NB. Doug is survived by his wife Nancy, daughter Jennifer Anne at home, his mother Agnes Dobson, five sisters, Roxie Alexander, Kim Goguen, Wendy LeBlanc, Tina Chetley, and Cindy Maidment, cousins, nieces and nephews. Doug was predeceased by his daughter Amanda Lee, brother Tony, and his father Frank. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service of remembrance will be held on Saturday, March, 6th, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Pauls Anglican Church, Rothesay, NB. Donations may be made to the Amanda Campaign or Teddies for Teens Campaign. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of Castle "Kings Chapel" Funeral Home, 154 Hampton Road, NB (506-849-1702)
    Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • DeWITT, KATHLEEN DORIS - The death of Kathleen Doris DeWitt, occurred on March 2, 2004 at Rocmaura Nursing Home, Saint John, NB. Wife of the late Harold D. DeWitt, she was the daughter of the late Percival B. McLean and Clotilda E. McLean. Born at Robertson's Point, NB, she resided in Saint John from the age of 18. Kathleen attended Modern Business College and was employed by Knowleton & Gillchrist Insurance prior to her marriage. She was a longtime and formerly active member of Central United Baptist Church. Kathleen was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by her daughters; Lorna (Joe) Pickup of Quispamsis, NB and Mable (Don) Sloat of Rothesay, NB; granddaughters; Andrea (David) Young, Beth (Robert) Hynes, both of Halifax, NS and Kristen Sloat (Guy Daigle) of Quispamsis, NB; one great granddaughter, Abigail Young and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her brothers; Hugh, Hudson, Seeley, Ronald, and Vernon. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424), with visiting on Thursday from 2-4PM and 7-9PM. The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 5, 2004 at 11:00AM from Brenan's Chapel. Interment will take place at Fernhill Cemetery. Remembrances to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. www.brenansfh.com
    Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • DALE, DORIS LOUISE - The death of Doris L. Dale of Central Hampstead, NB occurred on Monday, March 1st, 2004 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born in Upper Gagetown, NB she was the daughter of the late Weldon and Evelyn (Chase) Palmer. She also enjoyed 52 years of marriage to her husband Reginald Dale. Survived by her husband, Reginald of Central Hampstead, NB; one daughter, Dianne (Stan) Howe of Geary, NB; two grandchildren, Julie Bonnar (Paul Bennett) of Fredericton and Stephen (Sheila) Bonnar of Estey's Bridge, NB; one brother, Lloyd (Nina) of Chipman, NB; special aunt, Doris McMonagle of Burton, NB; sister-in-law, Greta Palmer of Central Hampstead, NB and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Weldon and Evelyn (Chase) Palmer; son, Alfred and brother, George. There will be no visitation by family request. A funeral service will be held at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Queenstown, NB on Thursday, March 4th, 2004 at 11:00 am. Rev. Gerald Laskey will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes made to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. www.oromoctofh.com
    Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • COLWELL, IRENE - The death of Irene Colwell, wife of the late Lee Colwell, occurred on March 1, 2004, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John she was the daughter of the late Lewis D. and Alice C. (Duggan) Brown. She attended Lorne School and Saint John Vocational School. She was employed with Brown Grocery and Louise Millinery for several years. She was a member of St Andrew and St. David Church. She enjoyed music and playing for others. She is survived by her sister Audrey Brown of Saint John and her nieces and nephews. Her parents, her sisters Alberta Brown and Mabel Cavanaugh predeceased her. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506-634-7424), with visiting on Wednesday from 2-4 PM only. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2004, at 2:15 PM, from Brenan's Chapel. Interment will take place at Fernhill Cemetery. Remembrances to St. Andrew and St. David Church or the charity of choice would be appreciated. www.brenansfh.com
    Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • CUNNINGHAM, MARY CHRISTINE - At Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, March 2, 2004, Mary Christine Cunningham, widow of Daniel J. Cunningham, of St. Stephen, NB. Survived by three sons, Tom (Sue), Ottawa, Ont., Jim and Dan, both of St. Stephen, NB, two daughters, Marie Cunningham (Charles LeFebre), Ottawa, Ontario, Jane (Bob) Coates, St. Stephen, NB, nine grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, Union Street, St. Stephen, NB on Friday March 5, 2004 at 10 AM with Rev. Paul Riley officiating. Interment at Milltown Roman Catholic Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Thursday March 4, 2004 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the Alzheimer's Society or charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
    Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • BURPEE, MALCOLM W. - Passed away on March 1, 2004 at his residence in Jacksontown, N.B. Malcolm William Burpee was born on September 15, 1936 to the late Ernest and Jennie (Cummings) Burpee. He is survived by his wife, Arleen (Carpenter) Burpee of Jacksontown, N.B., three sons - Richard (Joyce), Randy (Pam) and Roy (Mary) all of Jacksontown, N.B., daughter-in-law - Darlene (Burpee) Cochrane of Grand Bay, sister-in-law - Gladys Burpee of Woodstock, N.B., brother-in-law - James Tompkins of Woodstock, N.B., nine grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one son - Roger Burpee, brother - Donald Burpee, and two sisters - Alberta Derrah and Rowena Tompkins. Resting at the Carleton Funeral Home 337 Lockhart Mill Rd. in Jacksonville, N.B. where friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday March 3, 2004. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday March 4, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. from the Jacksontown Baptist Church with Rev. Matthew Little officiating. Internment will be in the Jacksontown Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, or the Jacksontown Baptist Church.
    Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • BISHOP, WILFRED GEORGE - At the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, on March 1st, 2004, Wilfred George Bishop, born in Chipman in 1917, the son of the late Amos and Elzina (Annie) Bishop. Predeceased by his wife Margaret Mae Bishop in 2002, brother Calvin Bishop and sisters Vera Babington, Cora Galbraith, Blanche Horncastle and Madeline Chase. He is survived by his daughter Sandra Bishop of Halifax and his son Darrell (Betty) Bishop of Fredericton; and by grandchildren Darren, Brian, Liam and Meagan. Wilfred was the longest sitting member in the Legislature of the Province of New Brunswick serving thirty five years as a member for Queens County and Queens North. He was first elected in 1952. He was appointed Minister of Natural Resources in 1970. In 1972 he became Minister of Highways (later Transportation) where he served for thirteen years. In October, 1985, he was appointed President of the Executive Council, where he served until his retirement in the Fall of 1987. Prior and during his service to New Brunswick, Wilfred was also active in private business. In the early 1940's he began a lumber and sawmill business with his father and later his brother (Bishop Brothers). He was President of Bishop Lumber Co., B & F Lumber Company, and Bishop Sawmills Ltd.. Wilfred's greatest love was people. He touched the lives of many as a loving father, grandfather, mentor and friend. He will be resting at the Chipman Funeral Home (339-6612 sharchip@nbnet.nb.ca) until Thursday, March 4th, 2004 when funeral service will be held from the Second Chipman United Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Dunnett and Rev. Harry Branscombe officiating. Spring interment in the Second Chipman United Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive visitors at the Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society or charity of donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
    Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Saint John Telegraph Journal
  • Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Saint John Telegraph Journal
  • Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Saint John Telegraph Journal
  • Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Saint John Telegraph Journal
  • Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Saint John Telegraph Journal
  • Published Wednesday March 3rd, 2004, Saint John Telegraph Journal
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