Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Atlantic CoastGuide

Obituaries

ANTHONY, Katheryn Faye

At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on Friday, May 20, 2016, Katheryn Faye (Mitchell) Anthony, wife of the late Bennett Ford Anthony of Wilson’s Beach, NB. Born on Campobello, NB, she is the daughter of the late John James and Georgie (Harvey) Mitchell.
A resident of the island all of her life, she was a longtime member of Wilsons Beach United Baptist Church. A loving and dedicated mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she dedicated her life to them all, as well as welcoming all children into her home throughout her life. Many remember Katheryn for the multitude of baked goods served to, and enjoyed by many who came to visit her.
Katheryn is survived by her children, Stephen Dwight (Cheryl) of Bayside, NB, Boo (Verona) of Campobello, NB, Kennard Bennett (Pamela) of Saint John, NB, Phillip Ross (Susan) of Quispamsis, NB, Wanda (Bill) Brown of Robbinston, ME; two brothers-in-law, Clinton, of Saint John, NB and Merrill of Quispamsis, NB; sister-in-law, Shirley Mitchell of Campobello, NB; 10 grandchildren, Tyler Anthony, Tiffany Anthony, John Wentworth, Susan Provencher, Julia Anthony, David Anthony, Shaun Anthony, Stephanie Anthony, Tim Anthony, and Lisa Belyea; 16 great-grandchildren, Bennett Anthony, Hayden Anthony, Owen David Carroll, Ellie Cox, Bennett Cox, Jack Surles, Zachary Wentworth, Sarah Wentworth, Kendra Anthony, Kaleb Anthony, John Moores, Joseph Moores, Hannah Anthony, Emma Anthony, Luke Belyea and Samuel Anthony Belyea; several nieces and nephews.
Katheryn was predeceased by her great-granddaughter, Raegan Anthony; sisters, Mary Lank and Margaret Sprague; brothers, Sumner Mitchell, Robert Mitchell and Melvin Mitchell.
By Katheryn’s request, cremation took place. The funeral service in celebration of her life was held on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 2 p.m., at Wilson’s Beach United Baptist Church. John Wry officiated. The church choir was present, offering a special musical tribute, accompanied by organist Judy Alexander. A second musical tribute was given by son Phillip. The euology was delivered by granddaughter Lisa Belyea. Active pallbearers were Tyler Anthony, David Anthony, Shawn Anthony, Tim Anthony and John Wentworth. The interment followed in Old Wilsons Beach Cemetery, followed by a reception in the church hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Edith Lank Camp or to Wilsons Beach United Baptist Church would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 ( 506-466-3110).


ANTHONY, Rebecca Ann

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on May 26, 2016, Rebecca Ann (Brown) Anthony, wife of Bert H. Anthony of Pennfield, NB. Born in Blacks Harbour, NB on June 9, 1949, she was a daughter of the late E. Raye and Olive (English) Brown.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, in addition to her husband Bert, she is survived by her children, Andrew (Tammy) Anthony of Doaktown, NB and Leigh-Ann (Kenneth) Richardson of Leonardville, NB; grandchildren, Rachel, Kaitlyn and Maegan; one sister, Natalie (Morris) Harris of Blacks Harbour, NB; many loving in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Prior to retirement, Rebecca was a well known and well loved LPN. For over 38 years she was a friendly face at the Fundy Health Centre in Blacks Harbour where she began working in the main hospital, then moving on to the nursing home and finally finishing her career in physiotherapy. In her spare time, Rebecca could often be found outside with her husband Bert enjoying boating, four-wheeling or ski-dooing. She will always be remembered for her love of books and her passion for reading and the love she had for her family. She was a member of CUPE Local 1252, the Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses, Blacks Harbour Seniors and she served on the Vestry of Christ Church (Anglican) in Pennfield, where she also sang with the choir.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Visiting at the funeral home on Saturday from 6-9 p.m.
The service was held from the Christ Church (Anglican), Pennfield, on Sunday at 2 p.m., with Rev. Canon Keith Osborne officiating, followed by the interment in the parish cemetery.
In Rebecca’s memory, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca.


BELIVEAU, Errol Ernest

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, May 20, 2016, Errol Ernest Beliveau, husband of Lucille Jessie (Howse) Beliveau. Errol was born July 12, 1927 in Asbestos, Quebec, son of the late Wilfred and Anna (Valliers) Beliveau.
Errol loved to hunt, fish, canoe, skate and cross country ski. He enjoyed his church community. He was a square and round dance enthusiast, an extremely hard worker and avid volunteer. Some of his accomplishments include YSC Wood Lot Owner of the Year 2000, Deputy District Grand Master of Odd Fellows and President of Quebec Sheep Breeders Association.
Errol was a charismatic man who was a hopeless romantic with his high school sweetheart and lifelong partner, Lucille. An excellent judge of character, he was a natural leader. He did it all. Family, sports, working in industry, farming and travelling. Over a lifetime he lived in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, Montreal and finally retired to New Brunswick. A favorite motto was “Work is fun.” He was a true gentleman.
Survived by his wife of 69 years, Lucille; four children, Dianne, James (Helen), Layla and Randall; eleven grandchildren, great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by daughter, Ginnie Lou.
Funeral service will be held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 2 p.m. By request there will be no visitation held.
For those who wish, remembrances to Christ Anglican Church or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca.


BUTLER, Laura Maud

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on May 28, 2016, Laura Maud (Hanson) Butler, wife of the late George A. Butler of Pennfield, NB. Born in Bocabec, NB on October 31, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Annie Myrtle (Orr) Hanson.
A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, she is survived by her children, Hazel Richardson of Lake Utopia, NB, Pandra Bryant of Back Bay, NB, Brenda Smith of Pennfield, NB, Patrick Butler of Deer Island, NB, Dennis Butler of Lake Utopia, NB, Karen Butler of St. George, NB, Rose Butler of Deer Island, NB and Shirley Reid of Pennfield, NB; 21 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Laura was predeceased by three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Prior to retirement, Laura worked various jobs, including being a packer for Connors Bros. and doing housekeeping for local residents. She had a love of music and enjoyed dancing and lately she especially enjoyed attending the Blueberry Pick and Jam in Oak Bay. In her quiet time she could be found doing a puzzle book and visiting with her family.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Visiting at the funeral home will be held on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
The service will be held from the Lord's Cove Church of Christ, Lord's Cove, on Wednesday at 2 p.m., with Conrad Cline officiating, followed by the interment in Mount Hope Cemetery.
In Laura's memory, donations to Charlotte County Cancer or to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences or donations may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca.


COFFEY, Joyce B.

A committal service for Joyce B. Coffey, who died Jan. 4, 2016, will be held at 11a.m., on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Milltown Catholic Cemetery. Prayers at graveside will be offered by Rev. Fr. Paul Doucet. Friends are welcome to attend.
Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB (506-466-3110) www.humphreysfh.com


CROSBY, Donna

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, June 5, 2016, Donna (Greenier) Crosby, wife of Philip J. Crosby. Donna was born in St. Stephen, July 13, 1959, daughter of the late Robert and Florence Greenier.
Survived by her husband; two sons, Mark Weeks (Katelyn), St. Stephen, NB, Matthew Weeks (Breanne), Edmonton, AB; two grandsons who were the light of her life, Hawkins and Hendrix Weeks; five sisters, Judy Olsen (Bill), Joanne Kinney (Robert), Pat Walsh (Clair), Teresa Hartley, Lori Greenier;
four brothers, Robert Greenier, Donald Greenier (Brenda), Michael Greenier (Betty), Jamie Greenier (April); many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A memorial service will be held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 2 p.m. By request there will be no visitation held.
For those who wish, remembrances to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca.


CROSS, Ewen M.

On Monday, March 21, 2016, Ewen Melvin Cross, of St. Andrews, NB.
A graveside service and Veterans tribute will be held at St. Andrews Rural Cemetery on Saturday, June 4 at 4:30 p.m. Archdeacon John Matheson officiating. Friends are welcome to attend. A reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion, Passamaquoddy Branch #8, 270 Queen Street, St. Andrews, NB.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110) www.humphreysfh.com


DAVIS, Richard S., Sr.

ROBBINSTON, ME - Richard S. Davis Sr., 88, passed away on May 22, 2016 at Togus Veterans Medical Center from complications from Alzheimer’s Disease. Richard was a veteran of the Korean War.  
Richard is survived by five sons: Thomas of St. Stephen, Canada, John of Calais, ME, Jeffrey M. Davis and his wife Lisa of Belchertown, MA, Robert E. Davis and his wife Lynne of Glastonbury, CT, Richard S. Davis Jr. of Glastonbury, CT; a daughter, Susan A. Davis and her husband Donald Gladden of Lyman ME; his ex-wife Sharon Davis of St. Stephen, Canada and four grandchildren. 
Burial was celebrated June 6, 2016 at 2 p.m., at Brewer Cemetery in Robbinston.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Maine Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Foundation.
The family would also like to express their gratitude to the many fine nurses, doctors and staff at Patriots Place at the Veteran’s Medical Center. Their kindness and devotion to the Veterans in their care is noted and deeply appreciated.
Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast, ME. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.ripostafh.com.


DOWNIE, Rev. Peter

DOWNIE, Rev. Peter
At Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on June 19, 2016, Rev. Peter Downie, husband of the late Isabella S. (McDonald) Downie of Saint John, NB. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, on August 17, 1926, he was a son of the late Peter and Mary (Paterson) Downie.
A loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he is survived by his children: Margaret (Gordon) Warren of Hazelbrook, PE, Elizabeth Kneabone of Blacks Harbour, NB, Gavin (Lynn) Downie of Admore, AB and Catriona (Stephen) Lee of Cold Lake, AB; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Isabella.
Rev. Downie had once served in the British Army and recently celebrated over 50 years as a Baptist Minister. Having been relocated several times, he was active in churches in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. He truly loved people and enjoyed talking to whomever he met and lately Rev. Downie was often found enjoying the fellowship at Tim Hortons in the mall. In his quiet time, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Visitation will be held at the Calvary Atlantic Baptist Church, Blacks Harbour NB on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral will take place at the church on Friday at 2 p.m., with Rev. Calvin Hood and Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating, followed by the interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
In Rev. Downie’s memory, donations to the Calvary Atlantic Baptist Church or to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca.



ELLIOTT, Cynthia Ann

Surrounded by her loving family, at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on June 14, 2016, Cynthia Ann (Barrio) Elliott, wife of Michael E. Elliott of Back Bay, NB, peacefully passed away. Born in Blacks Harbour, NB on January 1, 1954, she was the biological daughter of the late Joseph and Francena (Steen) Barrio and a daughter of the heart to the late Freddy and Fern Steen.
A loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, cousin and friend, in addition to her husband Michael, Cindy is survived by her children: Lisa Johnson (Howard) of L’Etete, NB, Shawn Coulton (Nicole Henderson) of St. David Ridge, NB and Kyle Elliot (Tracy) of Paradise, NL; grandchildren: Blake Johnson, Tyler Johnson, Kelsie Johnson, Bailey Coulton, Matthew Mitchell, Caitlyn Mitchell, Jacob Elliot and Madeline Elliot; brothers: Joseph Barrio (Sue) of Ontario, Dale Barrio (Pat) of Moncton, NB, Norman Barrio (Peggy) of Bonny River, NB, Clarence Barrio of Blacks Harbour, NB, Allen Barrio, also of Blacks Harbour, NB, Billy Barrio (Crystal) of Utopia, NB and Gordon Johnson (Lou) of Blacks Harbour, NB; sisters: Marjorie Fillmore of Oregon and Margo Gougan of Saint John, NB; her in-laws: Danny Elliott of St. George, NB, Myrna Elliott of Ottawa, ON and Norma McPherson of Hodgdon, ME; special cousin, Patricia Winchester of L’Etang, NB; her beloved four-legged companion, Gunner, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by one brother, Willard.
During her working life Cindy had many jobs but truly enjoyed her career as Plant Manager at Fresh Atlantic Seafood Limited. She loved going to work and thought of her coworkers as extended family members, who lovingly referred to her as “Mama”. Cindy’s heart was full of love, especially for children and they loved her in return. The theme through her journey on earth has been love. Cindy loved the many people who came and visited during her illness and often comforted those who had great difficulty in accepting her illness. She loved to keep busy with the house full of friends and family and will always be remembered for the wonderful feasts she made for everyone to enjoy. Strong in her Faith, Cindy lived each day helping those in need and never spoke ill of anyone she met. Her love, compassion, strength and selflessness will always be remembered and honored by her family.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Resting at the Sea View Full Gospel Church, Back Bay, with visiting on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The service will take place from the church on Saturday at 2 p.m., with Rev. Gordon Cooke officiating.
In lieu of flowers, Cindy has requested that donations be made to The Children’s Wish Foundation, the IWK Hospital or to the Shriner’s Hospital for Sick Children. Online condolences and donations may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca.


HATT, Thomas Brian

It is with great sadness that the family of Thomas Brian Hatt announce his passing on June 9, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at his residence, after a 25-year battle with rheumatoid arthritis. Born on November 27, 1950, he was the son of the late James and Angela “Arkie” (Smith) Hatt.
Tom worked as a carpenter and was an avid hunter, fisherman and ball player.
Survived by his wife, Bette; two caring sons, Mark (Marina), Troy (Patti); his grandchildren whom he adored, Dawson, Daphney, Drake, Trey, Ayden; brothers and sisters, Bill, Sandra Beck (Frank), Dale, Linda Richards (Maurice), Danny (Priscilla), Bob, Mary Jo Hatt (Doug Haney); several nieces and nephews. Also close and by his side, were his many friends who gave him much comfort. He will be sadly missed by his dog, Skye.
Predeceased by brothers, Edward, Gerald and Richard.
Funeral service will be held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 2 p.m. Visiting hours were held at the funeral home on Monday, June 13, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
For those who wish, remembrances to the Arthritis Society or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca.


HAYMAN, William A.

At Lincourt Manor, St Stephen, NB on Thursday, May 12, 2016, Bill Alexander Hayman, husband of Joan (Caldwell) Hayman of St. Stephen, NB. Born in Hayman Hill, NB, he is the son of the late Oscar and Marguerite (Hay) Hayman.
Earlier in life Bill worked for Point Lepreau followed by the Flakeboard in St Stephen.
Bill is survived by his wife, Joan, of Lincourt Manor; daughter, Cheryl Dow (Bill); granddaughters, Danielle Dow (Sheldon Holt) and Dionne Mason (Robert); great-grandchildren, Brooke and Brittany Mason and Griffin Dow.
Bill was predeceased by his son, Stephen Hayman.
By Bill’s request there was no visitation; however, friends attended a graveside service on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Stephen Rural Cemetery with David Humphreys officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110).


HOSSACK, C. Royce

At Lincourt Manor, on Sunday, June 12, 2016, Carman Royce Hossack, husband of Gloria (Bonse) Hossack of St. Stephen, NB. Born in St. Stephen, NB, he is the son of the late Carman John and Annie (Douglas) Hossack.
In years past, Royce was a cook-chef by profession and worked in many restaurants in the Kingston, NY area. While residing there, he also worked in janitorial services for The Childrens Home and Palmer House of Kingston, NY and A.R.C. Ulster/Green’s County. Upon moving to the Maritimes, he worked in janitorial services for Lincourt Manor of St Stephen. Royce has been a member of Holy Rosary Church in St. Stephen.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria; his four children, Desiree Hossack of Easley, SC, Stephen (Beverley) of Charleston, SC, Shawn Hossack of Kingston, NY and Lareina (Israel) Hersh of Arizona; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his sister, Donna Hossack of St. Stephen, NB.
Royce was predeceased by three grandchildren and one brother.
Resting at Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110) from where the family will receive friends during a time of visitation on Sunday, June 19 from 6 - 8 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 20, 2016 at 11 a.m., at Holy Rosary Church, Union St., St. Stephen, NB, followed by a reception in the Holy Rosary Parish Hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com.


LEAVITT, Lloyd Hazen

The death of Lloyd Leavitt, husband of the late Helena (Griffin) Leavitt, occurred peacefully at Ridgewood Veterans Wing, Saint John, NB on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Born in Back Bay, NB on June 17, 1919 he was a son of the late Seymour and Mabel (Dines) Leavitt.
A loving father, grandfather, special uncle and brother-in-law, Lloyd is survived by his loving daughters, Mabel Fraser of North York, ON and Ruby (Eric) Olsen of L’Etete, NB; special niece, Judy Hanley of St. Andrews NB; five grandchildren, Phyllis (Rick) Perron, Kathy Owen Lytle, Wanda (Alex) Bengio, Ron (Victoria) Owen and Tina (Chris) Suddard, all of Ontario; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandsons; sister-in-law, Marie (Pete) Kay of Amherst, NS, as well as several cousins.
In addition to his wife, Helena, he was predeceased by his first and second wives: Phyllis Elaine (Tucker) Leavitt and Margaret Helen (Jones) Leavitt, and three brothers, Earle, Harry and Gorman.
Lloyd served his country for over 20 years as a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Following his service retirement, Lloyd worked for Ontario Hydro as a security officer until his retirement. In his early years he also served as assistant lighthouse keeper at L’Etete from 1936 - 1940 and again from 1946 - 1951. Lloyd also had a great talent for building things such as lighthouses and models to perfect scale as one of his works is on exhibit at Green’s Point Light Museum. He was a member of the L’Etete Church of Christ. In his youth, Lloyd loved to play baseball and was a fan of the Toronto Blue Jays. Lloyd was also a family man and enjoyed spending time with his family at every opportunity.
The family would like to thank his two wonderful and loving caregivers, Tammy-Jo and Linda Arsenault, as well as the management and staff of Ridgewood Veterans Wing for their kind and compassionate care shown to Lloyd over the past months.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. The funeral service took place at the L’Etete Church of Christ on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 2 p.m., with Rev. Gilles Mullen officiating. The interment was held in the L’Etete Community Cemetery.
In Lloyd’s memory, donations to Green’s Point Lighthouse, L’Etete Church of Christ or a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online donations and condolences may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca.


LITTLE, Darlene

At the St. Stephen Seniors Complex in Old Ridge, NB, on Monday, May 16, 2016, Grace Darlene Little, wife of the late Peter Little. Born in Milltown, NB, she is the daughter of the late Alfred Everett and Mabel (Darling) Henry.
For many years Darlene worked at Ware Knitters Ltd., then later on with Ganong Bros. Ltd.
Darlene is survived by her son, David Smith (Pat) of St. Stephen, NB; two daughters, Dawn Matheson (Chris) of Milltown, NB, and Diane Davenport ( Don) of Beechwood, NB; eight grandchildren, Amy, Michelle, Laura, Katie, Faith, Hope, Peter, and Jason; several great-grandchildren.
Darlene was predeceased by her brother, Don Henry.
The funeral service in celebration of Darlene’s life will be held in the chapel of Humphreys’ Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB, E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110)  on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 11 a.m. Pastor Edmund Howell officiating. The interment will follow in Oak Bay Rural Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home during a time of visitation on Friday from   6 - 8 p.m. only.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com.


MacLEOD, Jacqueline “Jackie”

MacLEOD, Jacqueline “Jackie”
Jackie passed away peacefully with family at her side, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at Victoria Hospital, London, ON, in her 87th year. Born in Dumbarton, NB.
Beloved wife of the late Guy R. MacLeod (1997). Loving mother of Marilyn (Ken) Pedder, Pauline Brock, Teresa MacLeod (Michael Rhodes) of Coquitlam, BC, Roger MacLeod, Richard (Patti) MacLeod, Randy (Debbie) MacLeod, and Karen MacLeod. Dear Gramma of Jason Pedder, Joshua, Lindsay (Simon) Clayton and Adam (Jenn) Brock, Jacqueline Rhodes, Caitlin Rhodes (Kyle McVey), and Elizabeth and Phillip MacLeod. Great Gramma of Logan and Mackenzie. Also survived by extended family in Ontario and in New Brunswick.
Predeceased by her parents, John and Berla Logan; sister, Audrey Currie; brother, Glen Logan, and son-in-law, Mike Brock.
Thank you to the ParaMed staff and also Palliative Care staff at Victoria Hospital for their help and support during Mum’s illness. A memorial service was held on Friday, June 17, 2016, at A. Millard George Funeral Home, London, ON. Cremation has taken place. Interment in Oak Bay Cemetery, Oak Bay, N.B. at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CNIB, 749 Base Line Rd. E, London, ON N6C 2R6, or Hemophilia Society, 186 King Street, Suite 30, London, ON, N6A 1C7. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com.


MacRAE, Pamela Jean

Surrounded by her loving husband Jim and family, Pamela Jean MacRae, age 68, passed away peacefully at 9:02 p.m. on May 27, 2016 at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB, after a sudden and short illness.
She is predeceased by her parents, William and Edythe (Oulton) Owen, and one brother.
She is survived by her husband, Jim MacRae, one sister, two brothers , sister-in-law, nieces and nephews grand-nieces and nephews, numerous cousins and extended family.
A Memorial Service was held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 4 p.m. Interment in Prince Edward Island at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca.


Marie Williamson dies in England

Saint Andrews – Marie Williamson, formerly of Saint Andrews, NB, died peacefully on 19 May 2016 in England at the Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford, Kent, at the age of 92 years. Marie was the widow of the late Fred Williamson. She was born on 18 July 1923 in Bradford, Yorkshire, the only child of Horace and Nellie Priestley. Educated in Bradford schools and Derby Teacher Training College, Marie was a nursery school teacher until retiring in 1977.
On 16 June 1945 in St. Augustine’s Church, Bradford, Marie married Pilot Office Frederick Williamson, of 425 Squadron RCAF, No. 6 Group Bomber Command. This was very shortly after Fred’s liberation from a German prisoner of war camp. He had been shot down in October 1944 on a raid over Duisberg, Germany, and posted missing in action for several months. Marie arrived in Canada as a war bride and she and Fred lived in Montreal for several years and then relocated back to Bradford with their son Stuart. After Fred’s retirement they settled in Saint Andrews in 1991, the hometown of Fred’s father, where his sisters and other relations lived and where Fred’s great-grandfather had settled from Yorkshire and opened the town’s first drug store in 1860. Marie, Fred and their boys were regular visitors to Saint Andrews over the years before retiring to the old Shiretown. Fred died in 2001.
Marie attended Wesley United Church in Saint Andrews, was a keen bowler in her younger days, was an avid bridge player and took part in Saint Andrews’ 2006 war brides’ celebrations. In 2011, with advancing years, Marie decided to move back to England to be close to her son Martin and his family in Kent.
Marie is survived by two sons, Stuart (Nadia) of Cypress, Orange County, California and Martin (Elizabeth) of Otford, Sevenoaks, Kent; six grandsons: Timothy and Mark in England, Mathew in California, David in Saskatchewan, Andrew in Quebec, Paul in British Columbia, and five great-grandchildren.
Marie has been cremated. Her ashes will be interred in the family plot next to Fred and his parents in the St. Andrews Rural Cemetery at a later date.


McLAY, Helen Eileen

McLAY, Helen Eileen
At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Helen Eileen (Kinney) McLay passed peacefully. Helen was the wife of the late Edward (Alex) McLay, Medway, Maine. Helen was born March 10, 1919 in Rolling Dam, NB, daughter of the late Granville and Myrtle (Johnson) (Hewitt) Kinney.
She is predeceased by her only son, Earle Melvin Fullerton, and two grandsons, Edwin and Tony Fullerton, BC; three sisters, Jessie Faye Kinney, Rolling Dam, NB, Leah (Ernest) Laming, Crocker Hill, and Hilda (James) Little, St. Andrews; two brothers, Alton (Evelyn) Hewitt, Calais, Maine, Willis Kinney, Gondola Point; sister-in-law, Viola (Messer) Kinney, St. Stephen, NB.
Helen is survived by one brother, Glenn Kinney, St. Stephen, NB; sister-in-law, Loreen Kinney, Gondola Point, NB; three stepsons, Steven McLay (Eileen Merrill), Dewolfe, NB, George (Marie) McLay, St. Stephen, NB, Melvin “Andy” (Colleen) McLay, Edinburgh, Maine; treasured daughter-in-law, Mary Young, Millinocket, Maine. Helen has five biological grandchildren, Brenda Fullerton, St. Stephen, NB, Lynn Purcell (Richard), St. Stephen, NB, Jeffrey Fullerton, BC, Susan Fullerton, St. Stephen, NB, Gail Fullerton (Ryan), BC; three special nieces, Barbara MacKenzie, Linda Seeley, Anne Marie Brown; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Helen’s life will be held at the Moores Mills Cemetery, Moores Mills, NB on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 2 p.m.
For those who wish, remembrances to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.


MITCHELL, Hazen “Bud” William

Peacefully at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on May 28, 2016, Hazen “Bud” William Mitchell, husband of Marjorie L. (Pendleton) Mitchell of Lord’s Cove, NB. Born in Lambert’s Cove, NB on October 22, 1927, he was a son of the late Frank and Myrtle (Stuart) Mitchell.
A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle, in addition to his loving wife Marjorie, he is survived by two sons, Brian (Jackie) Mitchell of Fairhaven, NB and Danny (Debbie) Mitchell of Saint John, NB; grandchildren, Brandon (Cari), Shannon (Terry), Justin, Joey (Mandy), Jill (Norman), Trent and Shayla; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Charlotte Richardson of Lambert’s Cove, NB and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, Bud was predeceased by one son, Michael; one brother, James Mitchell; one sister, Thelma Lambert.
Prior to retirement Bud spent his days on the water as a fisherman. He loved to be tending weir and was the past president of the Fundy Weir Fishermen’s Association. He was a long-time member and Deacon of the Lambert’s Cove Baptist Church and at one time taught Sunday School. Bud will be sadly missed by his family but will always remember him for his warm heart and friendly smile.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Visitation was held at the Lambert’s Cove Baptist Church, Lambert’s Cove, on Monday from 6-8 p.m.
The service will be held from the church on Tuesday at 2 p.m., with Rev. Maurice Hatfield officiating, followed by the interment in the Fairhaven Community Cemetery, Calder’s Head, NB.
In Bud’s memory, donations to Charlotte County Cancer or to a charity of the donor’s choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca.


PALK, Gaetan Lewis

Unexpectedly, at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on May 11, 2016, Gaetan Lewis Palk, common-law husband of Alda Turner of Pennfield, NB. Born in St. Stephen, NB on January 27, 1957, he was a son of the late Roy and Emelda (Michaud) Palk.
A loving husband, stepfather, step-grandfather and brother, in addition to his common-law wife, Alda, he is survived by one stepdaughter, Misti Gray of Alberta; step-grandchildren, Ethan, Hunter, Fiona and Noah, all of Alberta; brothers, Alfred Palk (Faith Gagne) of St. George, Phillip Palk (Nina) of Manitoba, Leo (Lorraine) Palk of St. George and Cecil (Linda) Palk of Pennfield; sisters, Mary Anne (Cleveland) Justason of St. George, Alice (Peter) Boudreau of Beaver Harbour, Brenda (Robert) Gaudet of Pennfield and Doreen Gaudette of Fredericton; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, Gaetan was predeceased by one brother in infancy, Gregory.
Gaetan was currently employed with the Ardagh Group in the Can and Cover Division in Blacks Harbour. An avid outdoorsman, Gaetan enjoyed hunting, fishing biking and especially canoeing as he canoed most of the rivers and lakes in the local area. Gaetan was an animal lover who loved dogs and enjoyed bird watching.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Rested at the funeral home from where the service was held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 2 p.m., with Rev. Gordon Cooke officiating, followed by the interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting took place on Saturday from noon until the service time at 2 p.m.
In Gaetan’s memory, donations to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation or to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca.


PARKS, Donald Wayne

PARKS, Donald Wayne
At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, June 16, 2016, Donald Wayne Parks, husband of Aleta (Day) Parks and son of Mabel (Adams) Parks and the late Donald H. Parks.
Survived by his wife; two sons, Clint and Adam; his mother; five grandchildren.
Funeral service was held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 2 p.m. Visiting hours were held on Tuesday from 1 - 2 p.m.
Interment at St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, St. Stephen, NB.
For those who wish, remembrances to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca.


PENDLETON, Jack Winslow

Jack Winslow Pendleton, 53, of Deer Island/Lake Digdeguash, NB, died in the early morning hours of May 31, 2016. After spending most of his illness in the comfort of his home, Jack passed away peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital and ended his battle with cancer. At the time of his passing, Jack was supported and comforted by his family.
Jack was preceded in death by his brothers Loren (Carol) Pendleton and Vance (April) Pendleton. Jack is survived by his wife of 30 years, Leslie Pendleton and children Corey, Cody, Kelsey and Keegan. As well, he is survived by his parents Keith and Bellmon Pendleton and his siblings Anne Leslie, Christopher (Patricia) Pendleton, Kathy (Arthur) Carpenter, Kingsley (Kelly) Pendleton, his sister-in-law Sherry Gallagher (Gordie Eldridge) and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
A service will be held in memory of Jack Pendleton on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Sea View Gospel Church at 3p.m., at 195 Back Bay Loop Road, Back Bay, NB, E5C 2W3.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jack’s memory to: Three Angels Children’s Relief (Haiti) through the Woodstock Baptist Church, 694 Main Street, Woodstock, NB, E7M 2E3 (please note Jack’s name on the cheque) or at www.ThreeAngelsHaiti.org; or to the Charlotte County Cancer Society, 45 Queen Street E., St. Stephen, NB, E3L 2J5.
Jack has requested that casual attire be worn at his service. Online condolences and donations may be placed on the St. George Funeral Home website www.stgeorgefh.ca.


PORTER, Roger Gregg

The death of Roger Gregg Porter occurred suddenly at home in Fredericton, NB on Friday June 3, 2016.
Originally from St. Stephen, Roger started off in his working life as an entrepreneur in the refrigeration business before marrying and moving to Saint John. It was there that he found his true passion in real estate. Roger spent several years in the business before moving to Fredericton. For the remainder of his working career until retirement, he spent his time selling real estate in Fredericton and surrounding area. He had a true joy in making people’s dream of home ownership a reality. It was here where he found many business colleagues and also forged personal relationships with many, although none of these relationships could hold a candle to his relationships with his family. Roger was a devoted family man and anyone that knew him was sure to get a quick story about one of his grandchildren before they parted. He held nothing more personal than the love of his family.
Roger leaves behind to grieve, his soul mate and loving wife, Cheryl; his faithful golden retriever, Jake; son, Michael (Pamela), Bridgewater, NS; grandchildren, Emily, Olivia, Hannah, Sarah and Carter; numerous nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Kaye, Dolores and Gail.
Roger was the last remaining member of his immediate family, having been predeceased by his parents, Melda (Lutwick) and Barton Porter; brothers, Ronald, Arnold and Darryl; sisters, Thelma (Charles), Leona (Arthur) and Shirley (Paul).
Funeral service will be held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 2 p.m. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 from 7 - 9 p.m.
Interment at St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, St. Stephen, NB.
For those who wish, remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca.


ROUSSEL-RECKER, Cheryl Marie

Calais, ME – A memorial service for Cheryl Marie Roussel-Recker, 49, who passed away on May 20, 2016, will be held 4 p.m. (U.S. time) Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.


RUSSELL, John Melvin “Mel”

RUSSELL, John Melvin “Mel”
It is with great sadness the family of John Melvin Russell “Mel” announces his peaceful passing at the Upper River Valley Hospital in Waterville, NB on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 just three months shy of his 97th year.
Mel was born in Oak Hill, NB, September 15, 1919, the son of Frederick and Winnifed (Nolan) Russell and resided there on the family farm for most of his life. In the last few years of their lives, he and Ina had moved to Carleton County due to declining health.
Mel was married 67 years to the love of his life, Ina (Vail), and they raised two children, Sheila Lloyd (Douglas), and Brian Russell (Gail). He is survived by his children, six grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren, siblings-in-law, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, his sister Elva (Walter) Hanson, and his granddaughter Amy Lloyd.
Funeral service was held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 2 p.m. Visiting was held at the funeral home on Friday from 1-2 p.m. St. Croix Legion Branch #9 held a tribute service immediately following the funeral service.
Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Oak Hill, NB.
For those who wish, remembrances to Oak Hill Cemetery or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca.


TRACEY, Bernard Anthony

TRACEY, Bernard Anthony
At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, June 20, 2016, Bernard Anthony Tracey, husband of Carla Greene and son of Lillian (Noddin) Tracey and the late Bernard Austin Tracey.
Survived by his mother; his wife; two sons, Anthony and Jacob; one sister, Cheryl Johnson (Randal); nephew, Luke Johnson; two aunts, one uncle, several cousins.
Funeral service will be held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 2 p.m. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 7-9 p.m.
Interment at Rolling Dam Cemetery, Rolling Dam, NB.
For those who wish, remembrances to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca.


VOUTT, David Charles

It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of David Charles Voutt, age 89, on May 18, 2016 at his home in Dewolfe, NB. David was born in Calais, Maine on February 9, 1927. He was the son of the late Willis and Mildred Voutt, also of Dewolfe, NB.
Up until his final days, David enjoyed bowling, golfing, playing cards (Crib), fishing and hunting. He loved to watch sports and was an avid fan of the Blue Jays. Everyone was always welcome in the Voutt home. David loved it when the house was full of family and friends.
As a young man, David spent four years in the Canadian Military. David will be dearly missed by his wife of 65 years, Frances Voutt (Gullison), his children; Davie (Madeline), Darrell, Lester (Marilyn), Sandra (Bob), Debbie (Ted), Royce (Lorraine), Dale (Coleen), Donna (Todd), Larry (Sandy), Angie (John), Denise (Frank), Joe (Judy), Kim (Wayne), several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings; Borden (Sheila), Frances (late Gerald), John (Linda), Barb and his extended Grand Manan family.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his youngest son Orlen, oldest daughter Nancy, son-in-law, Jimmy, several brothers and sisters.
In keeping with David’s wishes, no funeral service or visitation will be held. Interment will be held at a later date.
At the family’s request, anyone wishing to make a donation in David’s memory, can do so to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca
Funeral arrangements in care of The S. O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.


WAYCOTT, Gale A., Sr.

Gale A. Waycott Sr., 62, of East Dixfield, ME, died unexpectedly in a car accident on Feb. 3, 2016 in East Wilton, ME. Born on March 10, 1953, he was a son of Norman and Lillian (Mahar) Waycott in Calais, ME. He grew up in Calais and attended local schools.
Gale, affectionately known to some as “Dilly”, was a man with unforgettable personality. He was caring, honest, reliable, and knew just the right thing to say to make others laugh. He was knowledgeable about computers and enjoyed spending time on his computer. He was a teddy bear at heart, enjoyed his grandchildren and his beloved dog Jake and his Macaw bird Charlie.
Left to cherish his memory is his companion, Teresa Rowe; children, Karen Waycott, David Waycott, Carrie Waycott, Gale Waycott, Jr., Brenda Midgett, Donna Spear, Shelby Labranche, Kelly Jo Labranche; stepchildren, Amy Hinkley, Andy Harris, D’Kota Rowe; brother, Robert (Ann); sisters, Susie Brown (Gerald), June Kinney (Ronald), Cindy Polk (Phil); brother-in-law, Ronnie Gilmore; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents; children, Nancy Waycott, Tina Waycott and Daniel Waycott; siblings, Norman Waycott, Harold Waycott, Judy Barry, Paul Waycott and Mary Nason.
A graveside service will be held at the Calais Cemetery on May 21, 2016 at 1 p.m. Cdn. Time (12 US) for family and friends.


WEEKS, Murray Leonard

At his residence, May 16, 2016, Murray Leonard Weeks, husband of the late Vivian Anne (Murray) Weeks and son of the late Everett Charles and Flora Mae Weeks.
Murray worked over forty years for the Town of St. Stephen. Some of his loves were hunting, fishing, watching hockey, his Wednesday night cribbage and his daily visits at Carman’s Diner. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed and loved spending time with family and friends.
Survived by his children, Rose Mitchell (Darren), Wendy Shaw (Troy), Murray Weeks Jr. (Heather), nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, five brothers, five sisters, nieces and nephews.
There will be a celebration of Murray’s life on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 2-4 p.m. at Kim and Brenda Smith’s residence, 38 Hills Point Road, Oak Bay, NB.
For those who wish, remembrances to the Oak Bay Cemetery would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca.
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.


WHITTIER, Barbara Lillian

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB., February 5, 2016, Barbara Lillian Whittier. Wife of Ralph Whittier of St. Stephen, NB, and daughter of the late George Stanley and Ivy Marguerite (Kennedy) Marraty.
Survived by her husband, one daughter, Joan Merrill (Jack) of St. Stephen, NB., five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by one son, John Whittier.
A graveside service will be held at the St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, St. Stephen, NB. on May 27, 2016 at 10 a.m.
For those who wish, remembrances to Shriners Hospital or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca
Funeral arrangements in care of The S. O Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.


WILDER, Marian E.

Unexpectedly at the Charlotte County Hospital on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016; Marian Elizabeth (Tabor) Wilder; wife of the late Donald Wilder of St. Andrews, NB. Born in St. George, NB, she was the daughter of the late Ervine & Edith (Dewar) Tabor. A long term resident of St. Andrews, she was a member of Wesley United Church. Marian was an avid golfer, loved the game of bridge and was a member of the Duplicate Bridge Club and was also a keen member of the local chapter of Spindrifters. She was employed with Fisheries Research Board for several years.
Marian is survived by her son William “Bill” (Karen) of New Minas, NS, 3 daughters, Joan Hill (Brian) of St. Andrews, NB, Anne Caverhill (Paul), and Mary Louise Smith and her partner Brian Dorcas, all of Fredericton, NB, one sister, Dorothy Cousins of Burlington, ON, 6 grandchildren: Jennifer, Susan, Bruce, Mike, Philip, and Kate, 4 great grandchildren, Matthew, Riley, Emma, and Sarah, nieces, nephews and cousins.
By Marian’s request cremation will take place. A celebration of her life was held on Sunday, May 15th, 2016, at 2:00 pm, in the chapel of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506 466-3110). Rev.
Bob Johnson officiated. Piano prelude was given by granddaughter Kate Reicker. Readings were done by daughter-in-law Karen Wilder. Family remembrances were done by Marian’s daughter Anne Caverhill. The piano postlude was given by Marian’s grandson-in-law Alexander Reicker. A reception immediately followed in the funeral home reception centre. The interment will take place in St. Andrews Rural Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Marian’s memory can be made to the Red Cross of Canada or charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com