Saturday, August 29, 2015

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Obituaries

APPLEBY, Norval "John"

APPLEBY, Norval "John"
A graveside memorial service for the late Norval “John” Appleby (November 15, 1955 – January 14, 2015), who passed away in Kelowna, BC, will take place on Sunday, August 2 at 4 p.m., at the Milltown Catholic Cemetery. A luncheon will follow at the St. Croix Vineyard Church, St. Stephen.


BAKER, Austin C.

Calais, ME - Austin Clifford Baker, 91, passed away Friday, July 31, 2015 at Calais Regional Hospital with his family by his side.
Austin was born in Calais on July 25, 1924, son of the late Harley Baker Sr. and Lucy (McKnight) Baker.  He graduated from Calais Academy, Class of 1942, and shortly after enlisted in the U.S. Army. After his service, Austin returned to Calais and worked for the City of Calais Highway Dept. until starting his career with St. Croix Paper Company. On September 8, 1952, he married his love, Anne Barnard. Austin retired from Georgia Pacific at the age of 62 with 35 years of service. He was a member of Sherman Bros. Post #3 American Legion in Calais, and the Quarter Century Club with GP. Austin was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, and spending time at his camp on Meddybemps Lake.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Edna Baker; and his five brothers, Seth, Freeman, Harley, John and Bill.
Surviving are his loving wife of 62 years, Anne Baker; four daughters, Paula Stover and husband Kent of Township 26, Lucy Baker of Perry, Tina McGregor and husband Garnet of Little Ridge, NB, and Marcia Doyle and husband Charlie of Calais; four grandchildren, Shane McGregor and wife Chrissy of Little Ridge, NB, Stacy Whittier of Little Ridge, NB, Erik Clark and wife Danielle of Huntersville, NC, and Julie Allen and husband Nathan of Holden; 11 great-grandchildren, Haili, Jayden, Austin, Cassidy, Aniston, Adrial, Donnie, Brett, Ava, Izzy, and Scarlet; and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at a later date in Calais Cemetery. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.


BELYEA, Eileen F.

BELYEA, Eileen F.
At her residence in Old Ridge, NB, on Monday, January 5, 2015; Eileen Frances (Grant) Belyea. Born in Blackland “Old Ridge”, NB.
Family & friends are welcomed to a graveside interment at Old Ridge Cemetery on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 2 p.m.
Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com
Arrangements are entrusted to the care & direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB, (506-466-3110).


Christie, Laura

Christie, Laura
The family announces the death of Laura Christie (nee McCarthy) who passed away in her 95th year at Granite Ridge Care Community (Stittsville) on July 18, 2015.
Laura was born in Barnaby River, New Brunswick. She lived in Nelson, Miramichi and raised her family in St. Stephen, NB. She was predeceased by her husband Fred Christie, as well as her brothers Vince, Clem and Jack and her sister Teresa McCarthy and brother-in-law Bill Willows.
Laura is survived by her children, Jack (Irene), Joanne (Barry Gauthier), Joyce (Randy Blundell) and Jayne (PJ Hollingdale) and grandchildren, Russell (Emily) and Scott Gauthier; Christie and Andrew Hollingdale; and Laura Blundell. Laura is also survived by her three sisters, Mary Willows, Doreen (Jack) Comerford, Geri (Al) Clarke and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service was held in Ottawa on July 22, 2015. The interment will be in the Milltown Catholic Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 30, 2015 followed by a reception at Holy Rosary Parish Hall, Union Street., St. Stephen, NB.


CHRISTIE, Maureen M.

CHRISTIE, Maureen M.

Maureen M. (O’Farrell) Christie passed from this earth on August 17, 2015. She was born August 18, 1943 in London, Ontario and was the eldest child of John and Erla O’Farrell. Maureen married the love of her life, Garry Christie, on February 6, 1965. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother and proud grandmother.
Maureen devoted her life to caring for and nurturing others in many different ways and will forever be remembered for her selfless acts of kindness. She touched many lives in many different ways and anyone fortunate enough to make her acquaintance was better for it. She loved gardening and found joy in everything around her. Time spent with family and friends at Kerrs Lake were some of her happiest moments. She lived, she loved, she laughed.
She was predeceased by her parents, her father-in-law, Charles U. Christie, and her mother-in-law, Dorothy L. Christie.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Garry G. Christie; her daughters, Terri (Phil) Richardson and Tina (Skeet) Seelye; her grandchildren, Jesse (Isabel) Christie, Naomi Richardson, Derian Richardson, Emma Seelye, Nick Seelye and Chad (Lee) Seelye; her brother, John (Sue) O’Farrell, and sister, Susan Gibson, and their families. She will also be greatly missed by her canine companion, Willie.
A memorial service will be held at the Anglican Parish of St. Stephen, Prince William Street, St. Stephen, NB on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 11 a.m., with a reception to follow.
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB. Anyone wishing to make a donation in Maureen’s memory can do so to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca.



COOK, Emery Edward

COOK, Emery Edward

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on Aug. 5, 2015, Mr. Emery Edward Cook of Back Bay, NB, husband of the late Mrs. Elsie (Davis) Cook. Born in Back Bay on Sept. 10, 1939, he was a son of the late Angus and Cora (Hooper) Cook.
A loving uncle, Emery is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Emery was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Prior to his retirement Emery worked at Connors Bros. in Back Bay for several years, as well as fishing. Emery was also a skilled carpenter, woodworker, and was known as the area handyman. He was an avid CBer and enjoyed spending time traveling and spending time with his companion, Oliver. He was also a former member of the Fundy Bay Fire Department.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. As per request there will be no visiting.
A graveside service was held at the St. George Rural Cemetery on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015 at 2 p.m., with Pastor Wayne Matheson officiating. In Emery`s memory, donations 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.



CURTIS, Royce Johnston

CURTIS, Royce Johnston

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on Aug. 9, 2015, Royce Johnston Curtis, husband of the late Ferne Constance (Rogerson) Curtis, formerly of Leonardville, NB. Born in Woodstock, NB on July 1, 1928, he was a son of the late Johnson and Harriet (Gillis) Curtis.
A loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather, he is survived by one son, Stanley (Marlene) Curtis of Pleasant Valley, PE; three daughters, Carlotta (Larry) Walsh of Saint John, NB, Diana (Mike) Leblond of Deer Island, NB and Wendy (Donald) Fox of Burton NB; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; one niece and several cousins.
In addition to his wife and parents, Royce was predeceased by two sons, Terrance and Royce Jr., and one half-sister, Edrie Hansen.
Prior to retirement, Royce worked for the Department of Transportation where he was employed as a truck driver for 20 years. Royce was a truck driver by trade most of his working life and made runs all over the Maritime provinces. He truly loved driving trucks and enjoyed doing the garbage run on the island. He was a caring man who enjoyed helping his family and neighbours every chance he had. Near the end of the Second World War, Royce joined the Armed Forces Reserves and trained at the base in Pennfield. He was a member of the Deer Island Seniors and the Leonardville Church of Christ. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Resting at the Leonardville Church of Christ, Leonardville, with visiting on Tuesday from 6-9 p.m.
The service will be held from the church on Wednesday at 2 p.m., with Rev. Conrad Cline officiating, followed by the interment at the Leonardville Community Cemetery.
In Royce's memory, donations to the IWK or to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Online donations and condolences may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca.


DONAHUE, Catherine “Kaye” Alice

DONAHUE, Catherine “Kaye” Alice

At Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, July 21, 2015, Catherine “Kaye” Alice Donahue. Wife of the late James Vincent Donahue and daughter of the late James Edward and Clara (Graves) Heatherington.
Survived by one daughter, Linda (Robinson) Baxter (Doug) of Saint John, NB., one son, James Donahue (Tammy) of Waweig, NB., six grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by one grandson, two brothers and one sister.
Rested at The S. O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB, from where the funeral service was held on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 2 PM. Visiting hours were held at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 7-9 PM.
For those who wish, remembrances to the Charlotte County SPCA 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


DURRELL, Raymond A.

DURRELL, Raymond A.

North Pole, AK and Calais: Raymond Allen Durrell, 36, slipped into heaven on August 12, 2015, as the result of an auto accident. Raym was born in Calais, ME, on June 6, 1979, the third son of Phillip and Karen (Dodge) Durrell of Calais, ME.
Raym graduated from Calais High School, Class of 1997, and from Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, FL with a degree in criminal justice in 1999. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 2000, serving over 10 years in active duty, initially as an airplane crew chief, and later in computers, before he was “riffed”. Following his service, he attended University of Alaska in Fairbanks where he studied civil engineering.
Raym married his high school sweetheart, Michelle Marie Smith, daughter of David and Patricia (Quartermain) Smith of St. Stephen, on July 20, 2002. Together they lived in Utah, Virginia, and Alaska. Raym was employed at the United States Postal Service in North Pole, AK.
Raym loved the outdoors, anything woodsy. He thought Maine was great but Alaska threw him for a loop! WOW! – Beyond Great!
Raym had been home to Maine for his parent’s 50th wedding anniversary and was returning to his home in Alaska when God called him home.
Raym is survived by his loving wife of 13 years, Michelle; three sons, Phillip David, Gabriel Hunter, and Samuel James, all of North Pole, AK; his parents, Phillip and Karen Durrell of Calais, ME; two brothers, Phillip Reed II and companion Gail Durgin of Hollis, ME, and Howard Arthur and wife Danielle of Martinez, GA; four aunts; four uncles; several cousins; three nephews, Steven Phillip of Germany, Jack Darius and Logan Marius of GA; and brothers and sisters in Christ of Moose Creek Baptist Church in Alaska, and Church of the Open Bible in Alexander, ME.
A local celebration of Raym’s life will be held at a later date. Services in Alaska will be under the direction of Fairbanks Funeral Home. Local arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.






FITZGERALD, Garth Z.

FITZGERALD, Garth Z.
At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on Friday, July 24, 2015, Garth Fitzgerald, husband of Mary (Matthews) Fitzgerald of Wilsons Beach, NB. Born on Campobello, he was the son of the late Osborne and Doris (Matthews) Fitzgerald.
All who knew Garth knew of his long-time passion for the sea. He was a fisherman for many, many years. Garth was also a long-time, dedicated member of the F & A.M.
Surviving, in addition to his wife Mary, of over 60 years, are his daughter, Valerie Fitzgerald, and son, Mark, both of Campobello; grandchildren, Tara (Tim) Tabutt of Columbia, ME, Daphne (Jonathan) Savage of Lubec, ME, Alisha (Dustin) Mundy of Stedman, NC; great-grandchildren, Dayna, Robert and Holly; many nieces and nephews.
Garth was predeceased by daughter, Mary Katherine, brother, James, and sister, Alice Turnbull.
By Garth’s request there will be no visitation; however, friends are welcome to attend a graveside service on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 2 p.m., at Wilsons Beach Community Cemetery, Head Harbour Road. Pastor Randy Harris will officiate.
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 have been entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St .Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110).


HATT, Harley Hatt

HATT, Harley Hatt
Peacefully, at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB on July 29, 2015, Harley Hatt, husband of Eudora (Justason) Hatt of Pennfield NB. Born in St. George, NB on Jan. 7, 1925, he was a son of the late Curtis and Flossie (Holland) Hatt.
A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, in addition to his wife, Eudora, Harley is survived by three sons, Larry Hatt (Kitty Donelan) and Gregory (Barbara) Hatt, both of Fredericton, NB and Timothy (Wanda) Hatt of Pennfield, NB; one daughter, Laurel (Edward) Phillips of Hampton, NB; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Thelma Hatt, Nonnie Hatt and Royetta Hatt; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Harley was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was predeceased by seven brothers and six sisters.
Prior to retirement Harley worked as a mechanic for Connors Brothers in Blacks Harbour for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed both fishing and hunting, and lost count of all the moose he tagged over the years. He was known in his family as the Mr. Fix It and even in his older days was determined to help his family any way he could. Harley was a local proprietor, having owned B & N Service Station in Utopia and the Pennfield Sports Center, which he took pride in owing with his wife, Eudora. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #12 F & AM in St. George and was a long-time member of the Pennfield Baptist Church. He will be sadly missed but forever loved by his family and many friends.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Rested at the Pennfield Baptist Church, Pennfield NB with visiting on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.
The service was held from the church on Saturday at 2 p.m., with Rev. Reg Ward officiating, followed by the interment in the church cemetery. A Masonic Lodge Tribute Service was held at the church on Friday at 8 p.m.
In Harley’s memory, donations to the Fundy Nursing Home would be greatly appreciated by the family. The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff at the Charlotte County Hospital, Second Floor, as well as the staff at the Fundy Nursing Home for all their care and compassion shown not only to Harley but to themselves over this passed while. Your kindness will never be forgotten.
Online condolences and donations may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca.








HORNCASTLE, Thomas Keith

HORNCASTLE, Thomas Keith

Thomas Keith Horncastle was born on December 5, 1948 and passed on the morning of August 17, 2015. He is survived by his three children, Pat (Kim), Andy (Britni) and Carrie (Mike); his three grandchildren, Peyton, Braelynn and Wyatt, and his best friend Charlie.
Tom's tough exterior might have scared some away, but his close friends and family knew of his massive heart and love he had for them. He will be greatly missed but we can be at comfort now that he is at peace.
If you would like to pay your respects, please attend a small gathering at Carrie and Mike's home (45 Route 725, Little Ridge) on Thursday, August 20th from 6-9 p.m.


JACKSON, Richard L.

JACKSON, Richard L.
Graveside service at St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, August 1, 2015 from 10 - 11 a.m., for interment of ashes.




KINNEY, Viola Marion

KINNEY, Viola Marion
At her residence, St. Stephen, NB., July 16, 2015, Viola Marion Kinney. Wife of Glenn E. Kinney and daughter of the late George Oliver and Mary Elizabeth (Appel) Messer.
Survived by her husband, two sons, Gerald (Diane) and Ronald (June), two daughters, Donna Rayner (Ed) and Lorraine Voutt (Royce), several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by one daughter, Dorothy, two sons, Peter and Paul.
By request, no funeral service or visitation will be held.
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.


LINDSAY, Robert Wayne

LINDSAY, Robert Wayne

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, Aug. 11, 2015, Robert Wayne Lindsay, son of the late Joseph and Audrey (Eales) Lindsay.
Survived by sister, Barbara Canavan (Richard) of Fredericton, NB; brothers, Joseph (Gayle), Peter and Larry Lindsay, all of St. Stephen, NB; Ally’s wife, Jane; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by brother, John “Ally”.
A graveside service will be held at the Moores Mills Rural Cemetery, Moores Mills, NB on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 at 11 a.m. By request, there will be no visitation.
For those who wish, remembrances to 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.


MASSIE, Marsha

MASSIE, Marsha

Marsha Massie, our cousin from Port Perry, ON, passed away after a lengthy illness, with her family by her side. A very tall, dark haired beauty with complexion to match, and a woman who, along with her husband Jack, opened their home, their hearts to all who visited over the years, and always a nice warm bed and a wonderful cup of hot tea and plenty of good sensible conversation about our families.
Along with their three wonderful sons, Cameron, Jamie and Matthew, I have some wonderful memories. Now all grown, the three boys have wives and children of their own.
We will miss our cousin, her whit, and smile. Loved by all here in St. Stephen, and sympathy goes out to Jack in the loss of the love of his life.
Love sent from cousin Linda Hayward, the Scott, Purton, Bartlett, Mires, Burpee, Beney, Thomas, Sproat, Duplissea, Estey, Riley, Mcsorley and Murphy families.


McCONKEY, Barbara Eleanor

McCONKEY, Barbara Eleanor

Peacefully, at Lincourt Manor, St. Stephen, NB, Aug. 13, 2015, Barbara Eleanor (Calder) McConkey; wife of the late Samuel R. McConkey. Born May 30, 1929 in Fairhaven, Deer Island, NB, daughter of the late Herbert and Minnie Calder.
Survived by two sons, Dana (Gail) and Donnie (Anne); three grandsons, David, Michael and Paul; five great-grandchildren, Sam, Theo, Reid, Kayla and Mia; one sister, Kathryn McNeill.
Predeceased by her parents, her husband, four brothers, and a half-sister.
Funeral service was held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 at 2 p.m. By request, there will be no visitation.
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.mehanfunerlhome.ca.




McCULLOUGH, Lorne

McCULLOUGH, Lorne
Please join us for a Celebration of Life for Lorne McCullough on Saturday, July 25th from 1-3 p.m., at the Anglican Church Hall in Saint Andrews.


MCLEOD, George Donald

MCLEOD, George Donald (WWII Veteran)
It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of George McLeod of Fredericton, formerly of Rolling Dam, NB, on July 24, 2015 at the Veteran’s Health Care Unit. Born October 16, 1921 in Bonny River, he was the son of the late Donald and Blanche (Kinney) McLeod.
George is survived by his loving wife, Annie (Noddin) McLeod; son, Richard (Gigi) of London, Ont.; daughter Tanya Hiew (Fon) of Fredericton, NB; grandchildren, Mitchell Manzer, Rob Monroe, Dacia Tulk, Ryan McLeod, Kalian, Kaiden and Tianna Hiew; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Alvina Marshall; brother, Ralph McLeod; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
George was predeceased by his daughter, Patricia, and sons, Peter and Joseph, three brothers and five sisters.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd. In accordance with George’s wishes there will be a committal service with family and friends at a later date.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca


NEWMAN, Verna M.

NEWMAN, Verna M.

Passed away at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, Verna Marie (Mitchell) Newman, wife of the late Leon Newman. Born on Campobello, NB she was the daughter of the late Stanley snf Ada (Parker) Mitchell.
Verna was a long-time and faithful member of the Wilson’s Beach United Baptist Church. Those who knew Verna knew of her great love for serving the Lord and her family, cooking and baking, gardening and being an involved member of her community.
She is survived by her daughter, Natalie Barker (Dana) of Campobello, NB, and her two sons, Harvey (Brenda) of Campobello and Donnie (Gert) of Alexander, ME; grandchildren, Danielle, Dustin, Aimee, Dawn, Kris, Marcie, Bridget, Donnie; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Mariah, Brookelyn, Colton, Chase, Cade, Finn, Bailey, Darcy, Zachari, Keegan, Grady, Brody and Brylea; one great-great-grandchild, Haidyn; brother, Stanley (Mary), and sister, Celia Jackson; her best friend, Bernie Newman; sisters-in-law, Sissy (Vaughn) and Gloria (Blair), and Mary (Stanley); several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Verna was predeceased by her husband Leon, grandson Joe, two great-grandchildren, Skylar and Dawson, and nephew Kenny Mitchell.
A funeral service in celebration of Verna’s life was held on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 2 p.m., at Wilson’s Beach United Baptist Church, Campobello, NB. Pastor Robert Weaver officiated. Organist was Judy Alexander. A special musical tribute was given by soloist Hollie Weaver. A commemorative tribute was given by granddaughter Aimee. Active pallbearers were, Zachary Newman, Brad Mitchell, Carl Hood, Randy Pagels, Alan Henderson, Adam Dow and Dennis Haire. The interment immediately followed in Wilson’s Beach Community Cemetery, Head Harbour Road, with prayers at graveside by Pastor Weaver.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Wilsons Beach United Baptist Church or Edith Lank Camp 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).


NEYROUD, Marcel Ernest

NEYROUD, Marcel Ernest
At Lakeshore General Hospital, Pointe Claire, Quebec, May 18, 2015, Marcel Ernest Neyroud; husband of the late Dolores Shirley (McCullough) Neyroud and son of the late Marcel and Ida (Weiss) Neyroud.
A graveside service will be held at the St. Andrews Rural Cemetery, St. Andrews, NB on August 4, 2015 at 10 a.m.
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.



POMEROY, Tanis

POMEROY, Tanis

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St Stephen, NB, July 11, 2015, Tanis Angela Pomeroy. Daughter of Cheryl (Pomeroy) Kirkpatrick and the late William Kirkpatrick.
Survived by her mother, one sister, Megan Glode (Christopher), special friend, Robert McFarlane, two uncles, Arnold Pomeroy (Sharel Jacobs), Jim Kirkpatrick (Noella), best friend, Tracy Pomeroy, her dog, Tony.
A graveside service will be held at the St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, St. Stephen, NB, on Friday, July 17, 2015 at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at The S. O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB, on Thursday, July 16, 2015 from 7-9 PM.
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


RICE, Evelyn “Mona”

RICE, Evelyn “Mona”

Evelyn “Mona” Rice, 95, of Wolfville, NS, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Milltown, New Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Guy and Lena (Loney) Rankine.
In 1942, she graduated as a Registered Nurse from the Royal Victoria Hospital School of Nursing in Montreal. After Mona married her late husband, Dr. William “Bill” Rice, she was very active in St. John’s Anglican Church, Wolfville, and Past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Wolfville. Mona enjoyed duplicate bridge, knitting, curling, dancing, life in general and everyone she knew.
She is survived by three sons, Peter (Lynda), Wolfville, Robert (Brenda), Ohio, USA, Charles (Karen), Ontario; two daughters, Deborah, Mexico, Elizabeth Rice (Cluny Maher), Tupperville; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy; two brothers, Chum and Johnny.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation, by request. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 12, 2015 in St. John’s Anglican Church, Wolfville, with Reverend Sandra Fyfe officiating. Burial will take place in St. John’s Anglican Cemetery, Wolfville.
Donations in memory may be made to the Valley Regional Hospital-Carey Me Fund or the charity of your choice.
The family would like to express special thanks to Jeanette Kerr, for 32 years of dedicated support to the Rice family; to Denise and the staff at Wickwire Place for their care and devotion; and to Dr. Hazen Burton and staff on Medical B at the Valley Regional Hospital for their sensitive care.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. Online condolences and inquiries may be directed to www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.


RUSSELL, Orrin David

RUSSELL, Orrin David
Orrin David Russell, age 83, of Indian Harbour, Nova Scotia, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. David was born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, the son of the late Aubrey and Elva (Doten) Russell.
After a brief teaching career, he spent over 40 years working with financial institutions in the banking and trust industry.
Surviving are his wife, Helen Isobel (Green) Russell of Indian Harbour, Nova Scotia; his son, Stephen Alan Russell, Stephen’s wife Nicola (Gray) Russell and their four daughters, being his four beloved granddaughters, Laura, Julia, Jessica and Samantha, all of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; and his brother, Aubrey “Sandy” Russell of Toronto, Ontario.
He was predeceased by his sister, Joan (Russell) Reiter of Toronto, Ontario.
It was David’s wish that there not be a funeral or a visitation and that in lieu of sending flowers and cards it was his wish that any donations be made to a charity of choice in support of youth development or senior care.
The family sends a “great big hug” and “thank you” to all the doctors, nurses and caregivers who assisted David through to his passing and to all of you who were part of his life!


SHANNON, Geraldine M.

SHANNON, Geraldine M.

On Sunday, July 26, 2015, peacefully in the presence of her family, Geraldine “Geri” (Fraser) Shannon of St. Stephen, NB. Born in Charlotte County, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Evelyn (Libby) Fraser.
A loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, she will be dearly missed by her one daughter, Patsy Merchant (Blair) of Chamcook, NB; John of Tower Hill, NB, Michael Simpson (Wanda) of Upper Waweig, NB, Chris and Roland (Debbie), all of Tower Hill, NB; her grandchildren, Jason, Rolie, Alicia and Keith, Gary, Christopher, Kyle and Abagail; three great-grandchildren; her brothers and sisters, Donald and Merna, Roy and Ruth, David, Phillip and Darlene, Marie and George; several, nieces , nephews and cousins.
Geri was predeceased by her husband, Roland Patrick Shannon; sisters, Vera, Phyllis, and brothers, Frederick, Bernard, Clayton and Eugene.
By Geri’s request, there will be no visitation or service. Family and friends will gather at a later date for a time of celebration of her life to be announced.
The family would like to take this opportunity to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to Judy Cleghorn, nurses and staff of Extra-Mural St. Stephen and the staff of Home Support for kindness and compassion shown to Geri and her family during these last few months. It will always be remembered.
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 have been entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB, E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110).


SMITH, Kenneth Willis

SMITH, Kenneth Willis
At his residence, July 23, 2015, Kenneth Willis Smith. Husband of Marian A. (Bridges) Smith and son of Effie M. (Raymond) Smith and the late Fae Willis Smith.
Survived by his mother; his wife; children Marie, April (Jamie), Michael (Ann), Wendy (Jamie), all of St. Stephen, NB.; eleven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Donna (Al Bradford), Doreen Smith (Orris), Nancy Smith, all of St. Stephen, NB., Tammy Savoy (Joe) of St. George, NB., Lee Smith of Ontario, Leo Smith of Nova Scotia, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by his father, one daughter, Kelly, one great-granddaughter, five brothers; Stedman, Glenn, Calvin, Dennis and John, two sisters Mary and Ann Marie.
Funeral service will be held at The S. O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB, on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 2 PM. Visiting hours were held at the funeral home on Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
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 wwwmehanfuneralhome.ca


THOMPSON, Patricia A.

THOMPSON, Patricia A.
The death of Patricia Ann (Brown) Thompson occurred Sunday, July 19, 2015 at her residence in Saint Andrews, NB. She is survived by her husband Terry Thompson and one brother, Robert Brown of Aurora, Ontario.
She was pre-deceased by her parents, Frank and Olive Helen (Crabb) Brown, as well as one sister, Joy Rooney.
At the family’s request there will be no service or visitation. The arrangements are entrusted to Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks St., St. Stephen, N.B.
A funeral service will take place at the later date in Ontario. Online condolences to the family or donations of one’s choice can be made at www.humphreysfh.com