All Obituaries

  • McCARTY, CHARLES - The death of Charles McCarty of Blue Mountain Bend, occurred on February 29, 2004 at his home at the age of 94. Born in Everett, he was the son of the late James and Annie (Iverson) McCarty. He is survived by his wife Margaret (Ferguson) McCarty; one daughter Phyllis (Jack) Swazey of Tilley; one daughter-in-law Maxine McCarty of Blue Mountain Bend; five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; and one sister Edna Murray of Plaster Rock and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his parents, son Ivan, grandson John and great granddaughter Cheryl. Resting at White's Chapel, Plaster Rock with visiting hours on Tuesday March 2 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday March 3 at 2 PM from White's Chapel with Rev. H. M. Lewis officiating. Interment in the Burntland Brook Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes or Heart & Stroke would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements by WHITE'S FUNERAL HOME, Perth-Andover, N.B..
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • MACLEOD, ANNA MARION (INNIS) - The death of Anna Marion (Innis) MacLeod, age 97, wife of the late William John MacLeod, occurred February 28, 2004 at the Turnbull Nursing Home, Saint John, New Brunswick. She was born August 30, 1906 in Bloomfield, Kings County, N.B., the eldest child of Stirling and Bessie (Pickle) Innis. Marion is survived by three brothers; John & Sue Innis of Saint John, Rev. Francis (Frank) & Alice Innis of Barton, Nova Scotia, William & Thelma of Bobcaygeon, ON, and one sister; Sophy Conley of Hampton, N.B. She was recently predeceased by her sister; Josephine (Innis) McCready, July 10, 2003, and brother- in- law; Hollis Conley, November 20, 2003. Marion was a resident of New Brunswick for the first 33 years of her life where she attended local schools and graduated from Sussex High School and the Provincial Normal School (1925). She taught in several New Brunswick schools and later in Nova Scotia where she and her husband Bill lived for most of their 59 years of marriage. From the late 1940's after moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Marion was a loyal supporter of the music community, where she was active in the district and provincial music circles. She was a founding member of the Auxiliary for the local Symphony, active as a supporter and participant in revues and productions, a member of the Women for Music, and received Honorary Member status in 1990. An accomplished pianist and soloist, she performed in several Halifax choirs. Her teaching career spanned more than 35 years, retiring from her last position at the Rockingham Elementary School. Her avid interest in history was demonstrated through active participation in organizations such as the I.O.D.E., The Clan MacLeod Society, the Historical Society and the North British Society. She traveled extensively, enjoyed the arts, and was a passionate gardener, participating in garden shows, where she was especially known for her roses and her love of plants and flowers. Her interest and skill at knitting, dress making, needle point, and the like will be remembered. Following the death of her husband (1997), she eventually moved back to New Brunswick (2001) where she remained until her death. She is fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Her family would like to thank the staff of Turnbull Nursing Home for their faithful and dedicated care of Marion during these last few years. A Service of Memorial, conducted by Rev. Mark Leary, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at the Central Norton Baptist Church (435 Highway 121, Bloomfield, N.B), where Marion was a life long member. Family will receive visitors beginning at 1:00 p.m. At the family's request, memorials may be made to the Elder James Innis Bursary Fund, at the Atlantic Baptist University, Moncton, N.B. Interment will take place, next to her husband William J., at a later date, in Pioneer Cemetery, Loch Lomond, Cape Breton. Sherwood's Funeral Home, Norton N.B. entrusted with arrangements (506)839-2156 www.sherwood'sfuneralhome.com
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • KIERSTEAD, ALICE ROSEZELLA - The death of Mrs. Alice Rosezella Kierstead, wife of the late George Louis Kierstead, of Public Landing occurred on Saturday February 28, 2004 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born August 20, 1915 in Iron Bound Cove, NB, she was the daughter of the late Zeblin and Minnie (Corey) McAllister. Alice was a long time member of St. Peter's Anglican Church, Public Landing. She is survived by her loving children, sons Louis (Bud) Kierstead (Barbara) of Morrisdale, and Murray Kierstead of Public Landing; daughters Joyce Huskins of Burton, NB, Frances Ogden (Edward) of Public Landing, Geraldine Blizzard (Murray) of Grand Bay-Westfield, and Linda Bogle (Dan) of Public Landing; two sisters Laura Bostick of Newcastle Bridge, NB and Flossie Richardson of Rothwell, NB; 16 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; and many cousins; nieces and nephews. Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her daughter Mildred Mannerow; brothers Walter McAllister, Harry McAllister, Jack McAllister and Arnold McAllister; sisters Lena Brown, Rubi Betts, Lois Green and Velma Chulyk. Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John, NB (646-2424) with visitation on Monday and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday March 3, 2004 at 2:00 p.m.?Interment will follow in Ocean View Memorial Gardens Cemetery.?The family would appreciate donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society, New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the charity of the donor's choice. www.fundyfuneralhome.com
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • KIMBALL, ALICE JEAN - Alice Jean Kimball, of Somerville, passed away at home on Sunday, February 29, 2004. She was 84. She is survived by her husband Willard Kimball of Somerville, son, David (Lisa) Kimball of Woodstock, daughter, Donna Kimball of Somerville, two grandchildren, four great grandchildren, four step grandchildren, and four step great grandchildren. Resting at the Britton Funeral Home, High Street, Hartland on Wednesday, 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. from the Lorne Britton Memorial Chapel in Hartland. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Hartland at a later date. Donations to the Armond Cemetery Fund would be appreciated.
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • JANSEN, GERARDUS (HARRY) - Peacefully at Pointe Claire on March 1st, 2004, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Maureen (Neekeough). Dear father of Shirley (Peter Chartier), Colleen, Danny, Gerry (Kris), Anne (Ryan MacKenney) and James (Marie-Josee). Loving grandfather to Bryan, Maureen, Sarah, Nathan, Theresa, Meghan, Katelyn, Kevin and great grandfather to Kirkland, Grace and Ethan. Brother of Hubert, John, Gilbert, Bess and the late Percy and Con. Harry will be sadly missed by family and friends. Visitation at Collins Clarke Funeral Home, 222 Highway 20 (Cartier Exit 49), Pointe Claire, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service from St. Edmund of Canterbury Church, 105 Beaconsfield Blvd, Beaconsfield, Wednesday March 3rd at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers donation to the Quebec Lung Association would be appreciated.
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • KEATING, MURRAY G. - Suddenly at the Saint John Regional Hospital on February 27, 2004, Murray Glendon Keating of Saint John, husband of Audrey (Heans) Keating. Born in (Fairville) Saint John, a son of the late William and Sarah Keating. Murray was a veteran of World War II, serving under the Grenadier Guards (Tank Corps) who were involved in the liberation of Holland. Following his discharge he also became active with the Militia at Barrack Green Armories where he was truly a "Sergeant Major". Murray was also a longtime member of Branch #69 Legion. Murray worked for several years for Northern Electric, then transferred to NB Tel where he remained until his retirement in 1990. Murray also enjoyed rifle shooting with the N.B.R.A. with whom he was a member for several years. Since his retirement his pleasures included traveling and being the "Worlds Best Papa" to his three grandchildren. Surviving in addition to his wife Audrey is one daughter; Karen and her husband Michael Steen of Saint John, a brother-in-law; Murray Finley of Saint John, three grandchildren; Glen Steen, Megan Steen and Matthew Steen. Predeceased by his son Murray Glendon Keating, also a sister; Aileen Finley, a brother; Raymond Keating and a sister-in-law; Mary Keating. Resting at CASTLE "Fallsview" Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Ave. West Saint John (634-1701). Funeral service will be held at Fallsview Chapel on Wednesday March 3, 2004 at 1 p.m. Interment will be later in the spring at Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. Visitation at Fallsview on Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Donations may be made to charity of the donors choice. A Tribute to a Veteran Service will be held at the Funeral Home Tuesday at 7 p.m. Following the service a reception will take place at the Fallsview Family Reception Centre.
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • HAWKINS, AUDREY GRETA - Following a lengthy Illness, the death of Mrs. Audrey Greta Hawkins, of Pennfield, NB., wife of Kenneth Hawkins, occurred on Friday, February 27, 2004 at her residence, with her family at her side. Born on May 4, 1922, in St. Stephen, NB, she was a daughter of the late Edmund and Sarah Jane (Connors) O'Brien. Surviving besides her husband Kenneth, are two sons, Douglas (Linda Murphy), of St. Stephen, NB., and Russell (Donna) of Pennfield, NB., four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Frank O'Brien (Frances Lord) of Toronto, ON., many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was pre-deceased by two sisters, Wilda and Anna, and one brother, Ralph. Audrey loved quilting, volunteering and travelling. She was a long time member of the Pennfield Presbyterian Church. No visiting at the Funeral Home, by request of the family. A memorial service in Audrey's honor will be held at Pennfield Presbyterian Church on Wednesday March 3, 2004 at 2:00 pm, with Erik Kraglund officiating. Interment to follow in the Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Pennfield Presbyterian Church or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street St. George, NB, (755- 3533). www.stgeorgefh.ca
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • GUIMONT, CLAUDE - At his residence, Sunday February 29, 2004, Mr. Claude Guimont of Grand Falls passed away at the age of 87 years. He was the husband of the late Eva Gauvin. Born at Grand Falls in 1917, he was a son of the late Elzear and Alice (McCluskey) Guimont. Mr. Guimont was a retired businessman, having been co-owner of Grand Falls Dairy for a number of years. He was a life member of the Grand Falls Knights of Columbus, council 2331. A gifted storyteller, he was also well known for his love of horses. He was predeceased by a brother, Adrien and two sisters, Rita and Dorothy. He is survived by three brothers, Camille of Drumheller, Alberta, George (Shirley) of Fairmont Hot Springs, B.C. and Albert of Jaffray, B.C., two sisters, Theresa Levesque of Grand Falls and Anne-Marie Bilodeau (Benoit) of Trois-Pistoles, Quebec, as well as nieces and nephews. Resting at O'Regan's Funeral Home, 515 Everard Daigle Blvd., Grand Falls with visiting hours Wednesday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. His funeral will be held Wednesday, March 3rd at 11:00 a.m. from the Assumption Roman Catholic Church, Grand Falls, with interment in the adjoining cemetery. For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Red Cross Society would be appreciated by the family. www.oregans.ca
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • 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 Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • GOUGH, HARRY P. - The death of Harry Phillips Gough of Fredericton, NB occurred on Sunday, February 29, 2004 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Born at Lower Woodstock, NB on January 10, 1911, he was the son of William J. and Nellie (Longstaff) Gough. He began employment with the City of Fredericton in the City Clerk's office in 1938, and retired in 1971 as City Clerk and Treasurer. Harry Gough was a member of Wilmot United Church, and had served as a steward, assistant treasurer, elder, and trustee. He was a member of the New Brunswick Institute of Chartered Accountants. He was honoured as Governor #37 of the Canadian Jaycees, and was awarded honorary membership in the International Firefighters Association, Local 1053 (Fredericton) and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 4, Fredericton. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Hazel (Crandall) in 1982; and his brothers Frank, Stewart, Karl, and Tom. He is survived by two sons, Peter (Linda), Fredericton; Brian (Myrna), Oshawa; grandsons Stephen Gough, Montreal; Kevin Gough (Natalie), Maugerville; step-granddaughter Kathy (Andy) Benson, Oshawa; step-grandsons, Michael Matyi and Stephen Matyi (Ann), Whitby; great grandson, Colton; three step-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews Kaye Butler, Bill Gough, Marion Clowater, Jerry Gough, John Gough, Sharon Hart, and Nancy Hallett; cousin Joyce Gallagher; grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Visitation will take place at McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York St., Fredericton on Tuesday, March 2 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at Wilmot United Church, corner of King and Carleton Streets, with Rev. Garth Caseley officiating. Interment will take place in the Fredericton Rural Cemetery Extension at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wilmot Church Capital Maintenance Fund, the Fredericton Community Foundation Inc., VON Fredericton Branch Inc., or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated. www.mcadamsfh.com
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • GILL, GERALD A. - The death of Gerald A. Gill, husband of Mary (Vickers) Gill of Douglastown occurred Thursday, February 26, 2004 at Moncton City Hospital - Age 81 years. Born in Barnaby River, NB, son of the late Patrick and Clara (Murphy) Gill. He attended St. Samuel's R.C. Church, Douglastown. A former member of K of C. Gerald received his BA from St.Thomas University in1946. He was employed as a Stationery Engineer in the pulp and paper industry until he retired. Gerald will be remembered for his sense of humour; his love of family; his interest in cars (especially Fords) and his generous volunteer spirit. Gerald devoted countless hours to assisting at the Miramichi Senior Citizens Home and Delivering Meals on Wheels. Besides his wife Mary of 55 years he is survived by one daughter Colleen Jokinen (Edward) Burlington, Ont. Two sons Barry (Mary) Thunder Bay, Ont. Gerard (Maria) Winnipeg, Man. Nine grandchildren; Ryan, Derek and Paul Jokinen; Christopher, Andrew, Geoff, Michael, Jessica, Miria Gill. One great grandson Tyler Jokinen. Four sisters; Carmel English (Raymond) Miramichi; Joan Silliker, Barnaby River; Patricia Hackett, Barnaby River; Theresa Regan, Miramichi; Two brothers; Joe Gill, Barnaby River; Patrick Gill, Winnipeg. Predeceased by his parents; Two brothers, Clement Gill and Donald Gill; Two sisters, Mary Mahoney and Ursula Regan. Mr. Gerald Gill rested at Davidson's Funeral Home, 597 Old King Geo. Hwy. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday, March 1, 2004 from St. Samuel's R.C. Church with Father David Martin officiating at 10 am. Organist and soloist was Jacqueline Allain. Hymns were "Shelter Me-O God", "Whatsoever You Do", "I Am The Living Bread", "Amazing Grace", "Songs Of The Angels", "On Eagles Wings". Other clergy in the Sanctuary were Father Broderick, Father King, Father Sullivan, Father McGrath. Active Pallbearers; Mike Svarc, Ryan Jokinen, Edward Scott, Paul Mahoney, John Gill, Lloyd Carter. Burial will take place in St. Samuel's R.C. Church Cemetery in the spring. Davidson's Funeral Service Ltd. in care of arrangements. 622-7464. Family owned, Family operated.
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • DELVALLET, MARY A. - The death of Mrs. Mary A. Delvallet of 36 Ferris Lane, widow of J. Louis Delvallet, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Friday, February 27, 2004. Mrs. Delvallet was born in Saint John, a daughter of the late John and Mary (Rooney) Kirk. She had been co-owner and manager of the French Pastry. She was pre-deceased by a daughter, Norene Delvallet. She is survived by two sons, J. Louis (Kathie) of Saint John, and Peter of Edmonton; five daughters, Marie Freeman of Saint John, Marguerite Stubley of Mississauga, Dolores Ferris (Thomas) of Saint John, Leona Delvallet of Halifax, and Patricia Delvallet of Saint John; 20 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Sunday from 7 to 9 and on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Tuesday morning at twelve o'clock. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery. www.fitzpatrickfh.com
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 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 Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • CONNELL, MARGUERITE DOW - of Northampton, wife of the late J. Henry Connell, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2004 at the Carleton Memorial Hospital at the age of 93. Born in Northampton, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Jennie (Dow) Gibson. Mrs. Connell was a schoolteacher and a devoted homemaker to her family. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Mrs. Connell is survived by a daughter, Norma Dore of Southampton; three sons, Bert Connell (Dorothy) of Northampton, Charles Connell (Phyllis) of Hanwell, and John Connell (Rosalie) of Northampton; 17 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; a son-in-law, Gary Davis of Bridgewater, Maine; a sister-in-law, Laura Connell of Seattle, Washington; and by several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Connell was predeceased by a daughter, Arline Davis; a great grandson, Sammy Davis; son-in-law Neil Dore; sisters Mildred Cluff and Annie Montgomery; and by brothers Douglas and Donald Gibson. Resting at the Scott Funeral Home, 815 Main Street, Woodstock, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 2:00 PM from the Scott Chapel. Rev. Fred Snyder will be officiating, with interment at a later date in the Kirk Cemetery, Northampton. For those who wish, remembrances to the Kirk Church, Northampton, or to any charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. www.scottfh.com
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
  • BRYANT, THERESA MARIE - At Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, NB, February 29, 2004, Theresa Marie Bryant, wife of David E. Bryant, of Rusagonis, NB. Daughter of Allison M. Holmes and the Late Lorraine (Frost) Holmes. Survived by her husband, her father, one daughter, Denise, one brother, Steven Holmes (Rosemary), P.E.I., two sisters, Jill Barnard (Kevin), Maine, Julie Higgins (Marven), Saint John, NB, paternal grandmother, Ethel Holmes, St. Stephen, NB, several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church, St. Andrews, NB on Wednesday March 3, 2004 at 10 AM with Rev. Bill Brennan officiating. Interment at St. Andrew Roman Catholic Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB (506-466-1844) on Tuesday March 2, 2004 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the Cancer Society or charity of ones choice would be appreciated by the family.
    Published Tuesday March 2nd, 2004, Telegraph-Journal
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