Friday, December 19, 2014

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Obituaries

BURNS, Ruth Louise

BURNS, Ruth Louise

Today Heaven received another angel! It is with very heavy hearts that the family of Ruth Louise Burns (McCartney) announce her passing, with her family by her side, on Nov. 8, 2014 at the St. John and St. Stephen Church Home.
She is survived by her children, Karen Noel (David Paul), Larry Burns (Debby) and Kathe Burns (Murrel); six grandchildren, Brenda, David, Scott, Mike, Jody and Michelle; eight great-grandchildren, Fiona, Calista, Mason, Cohen, Kohan, Tristin, Landon, Tyler and Taylor; a brother, John McCartney (Pat) of Welland, Ontario; sisters-in-law, Jean Davis, Shirley Burns, Wilma McCartney; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Douglas Burns, her parents William and Beatrice McCartney, and two brothers Samuel and Richard.
Arrangements were entrusted to Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Rd., Saint John (646-2424). Interment was held in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society, NB Lung Assoc., or the charity of the donor’s choice. www.fundyfuneralhome.com



CAHILL, Mildred R.

CAHILL, Mildred R.

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, Mildred Reta (Turner) Cahill, wife of the late Marcus Cahill of St. Andrews, NB. Born in Windsor, NS; daughter of the late Wilbur and Margaret (Mosher) Turner.
A resident of St. Andrews, Mildred worked at Wren's Drug Store for many years. She was a long-time, faithful member of All Saints Anglican Church. Mildred was known to her family and friends for her great passion for cooking and reading. Mildred's family lovingly remember the most endearing quality of their mom as having an unending devotion to her family.
Mildred is survived by her son, Brian Cahill (Sharon) of Fredericton, NB; three daughters, Catherine Smith (Gladstone), Cynthia Mitchell (Eric), all of St. Andrews, NB, Shelley Richford (Keith) of Campbell River, BC; six grandchildren, Colin Cahill, Seth Cahill (Tina), Derek Cahill (Sharon), Mark Smith (Sarah), Craig Smith (Jenny) and Andrew Richford; seven great-grandchildren, Payton and Shae Cahill, Aubrie Henry, Isaac Henry, MacDonald, Dylan, Isabella, and Rowan Smith; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mildred was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is predeceased by brothers, George and Ronald, and sister, Lillian Trerice.
Resting at All Saints Anglican Church, King Street, St Andrews, NB from where the service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at 2 p.m. Archdeacon John Matheson officiating. The interment will follow in St. Andrews Rural Cemetery, followed by a reception in the church hall.
The family will receive friends at the church during a time of visitation on Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m.
Donations to the All Saints Anglican Church Building Fund, The Mammography Unit c/o The Charlotte County Hospital Foundation or 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).



CAISSIE, Gerald Emile

CAISSIE, Gerald Emile -

At the Fundy Nursing Home on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, Gerald Emile Caissie, husband of the late Florence Caissie, of St. Stephen, NB. Born in Young Ridge, NB, he is the son of the late Alphonse and Leona (Gould) Caissie.
Gerald was a member of Holy Rosary Church. He worked for 18 years as a custodian for St. Stephen Elementary School. Gerald had a passion for music since he was a boy. He loved bluegrass and the old style country. If there was a party to be started somewhere, Gerald was your guy. He would always be sure to have his spoons, fiddle and his guitar in tow and ready for the occasion.
Gerald is survived by his daughter, Melanie Caissie; stepdaughter, Lori Greenier and stepson, James Greenier of St. Stephen; five grandchildren, Kirkland Gullison, Emile Caissie, Jennifer (Matthew) Harvey, Ryan Greenier, and Nicholas Greenier; seven great-grandchildren; his sister, Florine Russell of Black’s Harbour; cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a sister, Alphonsine Poirier, and a brother, Edmund.
Friends are welcome to attend a celebration of his life, in the form of a Kitchen Party, at the Oak Bay Hall on Friday evening starting at 7 p.m. All those wishing to attend are encouraged to bring along their instruments.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at 11 a.m., with Rev. Fr. Paul Doucet as celebrant.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the instrument implementation or music programs of either the St. Stephen Elementary or Middle School.
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).


CARY, William Beverly

CARY, William Beverly

William Beverly Cary, 82, of Woodward’s Cove, Grand Manan, NB, passed away at home Thursday morning, Nov. 20, 2014. Bill was born on Grand Manan, the son of the late Samuel and Jeanette (Thompson) Cary.
He was a fisherman before his retirement and fished lobsters, groundfish and scallops. His later years were spent working on lobster traps, cutting wood and operating his portable saw mill.
He has been active in the community serving on several boards and was a past supervisor of Maple Grove Cemetery Co.
Bill is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Brown) Cary; one daughter, Linda Cary (Wilbur); one son, Ian Cary; one brother, Beverly Cary (Ella); one sister, Betty MacPherson (Douglas); two granddaughters, Cary-Lyn and Kathryn, as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents and one brother, Waverly.
Visitation was held on Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Immanuel Family Church from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
The funeral service took place on Sunday at 1:30 p.m., with Rev. Mark Munn officiating. Interment followed in the family plot in Maple Grove Cemetery.
The family has requested donations to Immanuel Family Church or Action Ministries. Funeral arrangements are in the care of Ells Funeral Home Inc., 1199 Rte. 776, Grand Manan, NB E5G 1G2. Condolences, messages of sympathy may also be sent to www.ells.ca or (506)662-3116.


COREY, Ivan Alfred

COREY, Ivan Alfred
(July 6, 1936 – Oct. 30, 2014)

Ivan Corey passed quietly away on Oct. 30, 2014 with his wife Beverly and his son Scott by his side. He had been dealing with his steadily declining health for the past year with patience and fortitude, and the last three weeks was spent under the caring and professional staff at the Campobello Nursing Home.
Ivan was born on Campobello to Ivan Grant Corey and Elsie Marie Dagget, the youngest of four children. He was predeceased by his brother Mel and sister Mina and is survived by a sister, Laila of Fredricton, and brother, Charles of Campobello. He was one half of a devoted couple, having married Beverly Anne Porter on Nov. 11, 1960. They had one son, Scott Corey, of Dennysville, Maine, and three grandchildren, Joslyn Anne Corey, Ivan Henry Corey, and Brianne Lee Corey, all three of whom had provided much joy over the last 20 years.
He attended schools on Campobello and graduated from high school in 1956. He taught at St. George and Campobello before going back to school for his BA from UMM Machais. He started teaching in Calais while advancing his education, eventually earning a Masters in Administration and Certificate of Advanced Studies. He became superintendent of Union 107 for a few years before moving on to take the job of superintendent for SAD 77 which he stayed at until his retirement.
He had a knack for numbers, dates and people. As well as a love of literature (favourites were Ogden Nash, Robert Service, and Edna St. Vincent Millay. He loved old cars, boxing, politics (following, not arguing) and baseball, eventually making the pilgrimage to Cooperstown. After retirement he moved back to Campobello and entered into the salmon farming business. He also volunteered to be the treasurer for the Campobello Library and the Lighthouse committee, as well as helping out tutoring some students at Campobello Consolidated School.
He was a quiet, thoughtful man with an amazing memory, blessed with good friends and loving family. Those friends and family would say the same, blessed. He is deeply loved, and will be sorely missed.
Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held at a later date at St. Anne’s Cemetery, Welshpool, at a later date with time and date to be announced. 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).


CUNNINGHAM, Franklin Byron

CUNNINGHAM, Franklin Byron

Franklin Byron Cunningham, age 86, of St. Andrews, NB, died Nov. 10, 2014 at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB after a brief illness. Frank was the son of the late Raymond and Beatrice Cunningham of St. Andrews. He was a loving husband to his late wife Shirley (Gibson), who died in 1993.
He is survived by his son, Shawn (Mary Lynn) of St. Andrews, NB and by his brothers, Addison (Jean) of Mouth of Keswick, NB and Carl (Edna) of Dartmouth, NS; sister-in-law, Ellen Taylor of Dartmouth, NS, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Frank was a kind, caring husband and father who loved to work with his hands, whether it be woodworking, photography, painting or gardening. In 1961, Frank started his career at the St. Andrews Biological Station as a draftsman and photographer. He retired after 33 years in 1994. Frank was a long-time member of the St. Mark’s Lodge F & AM in St. Andrews.
Frank resided in St. Andrews until 2004 when he moved to the St. Stephen Seniors Complex at Old Ridge, NB. We would like to thank the staff for taking such great care of Frank for the past ten years.
No funeral service or visitation will be held at the request of the family.
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
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.


CUNNINGHAM, Franklin Byron

CUNNINGHAM, Franklin Byron

Franklin Byron Cunningham, age 86, of St. Andrews, NB, died Nov. 10, 2014 at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB after a brief illness. Frank was the son of the late Raymond and Beatrice Cunningham of St. Andrews. He was a loving husband to his late wife Shirley (Gibson), who died in 1993.
He is survived by his son, Shawn (Mary Lynn) of St. Andrews, NB and by his brothers, Addison (Jean) of Mouth of Keswick, NB and Carl (Edna) of Dartmouth, NS; sister-in-law, Ellen Taylor of Dartmouth, NS, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Frank was a kind, caring husband and father who loved to work with his hands, whether it be woodworking, photography, painting or gardening. In 1961, Frank started his career at the St. Andrews Biological Station as a draftsman and photographer. He retired after 33 years in 1994. Frank was a long-time member of the St. Mark’s Lodge F & AM in St. Andrews.
Frank resided in St. Andrews until 2004 when he moved to the St. Stephen Seniors Complex at Old Ridge, NB. We would like to thank the staff for taking such great care of Frank for the past ten years.
No funeral service or visitation will be held at the request of the family.
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
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.


DICK, Darrell

DICK, Darrell

Surrounded by his loving family, Darrell Dick, of Saint John and L’Etete, NB, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. He was 76. Darrell was born on Sept. 5, 1938 in Machias, Maine and was the son of the late Doris (Hoyt) and Lloyd Dick. Darrell is survived by his wife, three sons, six grandchildren and brother Kendall (Linda).
In 1963 Darrell married Carol Savage and together they had three sons whom he loved dearly. Darren (Scott) lives in Halifax and has two children (Mac and Ella), Jerome (Tara) lives in Saint John and has three children (Cameron, Matina and MacLaren) and Wesley (Mina) lives in San Francisco and has one child (Cabot). Darrell retired from the CP Rail after 39 years with the company. Darrell was a long-time member of the LAN-SAN cribbage club and a volunteer with the Lancaster Minor Hockey Association for many years. Darrell was never happier than when spending time with his loving wife Carol, his sons and their families at the cottage in L’Etete. He will be greatly missed.
Resting at Brenan’s Funeral Home, 1461 Manawagonish Road, Saint John, 634-7425, with visiting on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. A funeral service will follow on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 11 a.m. at St. Mark’s United Church with Reverend John Roy officiating. A reception will be held following the service. Interment will take place at St. George Rural Cemetery in St. George, NB at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made in Darrell’s name to the Canadian Cancer Society or another charity of the donor’s preference. www.brenansfh.com




DOUGLAS, Patricia Ann

DOUGLAS, Patricia Ann

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, Dec. 3, 2014, Patricia Ann Douglas, wife of George N. Douglas. Born June 9, 1945 in Middleton, NS, daughter of the late Blake Edward and Irene (Greene) Magee.
Survived by her husband; three daughters, Dawn Smith of St. Stephen, NB, Faith Hicks (Tobin) of Shearwater, NS, Heather McCulloch (Clint) of St. Stephen, NB; eight grandchildren, Matthew Smith (Jodi), Natasia Wyles (Zack), Kaileb Hartford, Nicholas Smith, Hartson Hicks, Kristyn Smith, Robyn Hicks, Parker Hicks; four great-grandchildren, Kora and Rhiley Smith, Lyrik Wyles, Arminnie Bartley; two sisters, Ginny Greene (Georgie) of Lawrencetown, NS, Vivian Findley (Doug) of Debert, NS; one brother, Percy Magee (Kathy) of Windsor, NS; brother-in-law, William Douglas (Lynda); several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by two grandchildren, Michael Hartford, Jeffrey Smith; son-in-law, Ronald Smith Jr.
A graveside service will be held at the St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, St. Stephen, on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 at 1 p.m. By request, there was no visitation.
For those who wish, remembrances to the Charlotte County Cancer Society, 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.
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.



FLEISCH, Pastor Edward E.

FLEISCH, Pastor Edward E.

Calais: Pastor Edward Ernest Fleisch, 69, passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at a Bangor hospital, with his wife and daughter by his side. Ed was born in New Jersey on July 2, 1945, son of the late Arthur and Helen (Smith) Fleisch.
After graduating high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and on Jan. 8, 1965, he married Sandra Olson in East Rutherford, NJ. Ed worked at Morgan Guaranty Trust in New York City and in 1976 he moved to Massachusetts to attend Atlantic Union College, where he graduated with a degree in Theology. He moved to Maine in 1979 and was the minister for the Calais and Whiting Seventh-day Adventist Churches. Following the death of his wife in 2009, Ed retired from ministry. On March 10, 2014, he married Diane Plant in Saint John, N.B. Ed was an avid train collector, working with leather, and in his younger years enjoyed being a Christian Clown. Pastor Ed will be missed by many and remembered for his gentle and caring nature.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two granddaughters, Nicole and Danielle Sufficool; a sister, June, and his brother, Arthur. Surviving are his wife, Diane Plant of St. Stephen, NB; his daughter, Christina Sufficool and her husband John, of Okeechobee, FL; a grandson, Bradley Sufficool; and his extended family in the Seventh-day Adventist community.
Visiting hours will be held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais.
A celebration of Pastor Ed’s life will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21 at the Three Angels Seventh-day Adventist Community Church on Route 1 in Whiting. Burial will follow in Split Hill Cemetery, Lubec.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com


GETCHELL, Donald Allen

GETCHELL, Donald Allen
May 22, 1955 - Dec. 7, 2014

We are saddened to announce that Donald Allen Getchell passed away suddenly on Dec. 7, 2014 in Digby General Hospital. Born in St. Stephen, he was a son of the late Doe and Jeanne Getchell.
Donald is survived by his wife, Wendy; daughter, Jennifer; sons, Benjamin and Christopher; sisters, Sharlene, Mary, Susan and Doreen; brothers, John and Ross.
Cremation has taken place and a family burial will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 1 p.m. in St. Stephen, NB.
Donations in memory may be made to a charity of choice. Condolences may be left at
www.jaynesfuneralhome.com.






GILLIS, Michael

GILLIS, Michael

At Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, Dec. 10, 2014, Michael Gillis; husband of the late Doris L. (Orr) Gillis and son of the late John Alexander and Mary (MacNeil) Gillis.
Survived by three daughters, Sheryl (Gerritt) Daamen of Chipman, NB, Darlene Aker of St. Stephen, NB, Barbara (Garry) Carter of Stittsville, ON; one son, John (Linda) Gillis of St. Stephen, NB; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by one daughter, Michaelena; one son, Gerry; two sisters and two brothers. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church, Milltown Blvd., St. Stephen, on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 at 11 a.m.
Visiting hours will be held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 from 7 - 9 p.m.
Interment in Milltown Catholic Cemetery at a later date.
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


GREGSON, Lillian Frances

GREGSON, Lillian Frances

At Lincourt Manor, St. Stephen, NB, Nov. 7, 2014, Lillian Frances Gregson. Wife of the late Bernard Gregson and daughter of the late Herbert and Nellie (Jones) Lawton.
Survived by two daughters, Patricia Kennedy (Gary) of St. Stephen, NB and Bernadette Whitehead of Wellington, ON; son, Alfred Gregson (Lynn) of Calgary, AB; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Ann MacLean (Milton) of Harvey, NB; several nieces and nephews.
By request, there will be no funeral service or visitation.
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
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.


HALEY, Dorothy Ann

HALEY, Dorothy Ann (Nan)

The death of Dorothy Ann (Nan) Haley occurred Nov. 22 at Rocmaura Nursing Home, Saint John, NB., after a lengthy illness. She was in her 94th year. Her unique insights and sense of adventure will be missed. Nan was born and raised in Saint John, NB, a daughter of Annie Roden and John Macmillan Trueman.
She is survived by her daughter, Peggy Belding Smith (Randie); granddaughters, Dr. Rebecca Scott (Dr. Brad Muir) and Jodi Mueller (Joel); four great-grandchildren, Nicholas Scott, Sydney Mueller and Cassidy and Anderson Muir; as well as her sister, Virginia Balloch of Toronto. She also leaves three stepchildren, Karen Field, Kent Haley and Martha Hosein. She was fond of her many nephews and nieces located in the United Kingdom and all across Canada.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Clifford Emerson Belding of Chance Harbour, and their son, Ian Gerald Belding; her second husband, Frank Beckett Haley of St. Stephen, NB, and siblings, Stuart Trueman, Margaret Mullin, Ruth Fenety, Ian Trueman and Hugh Trueman.
Nan began her office career with the Bank of Nova Scotia in Saint John in the early 1940s and moved on to many interesting jobs in Montréal, Lennoxville, QC, and St. Andrews, NB. In Lennoxville, she was secretary to the Dean of Science at Bishop’s University prior to retiring to St. Andrews in 1971. In 1957, she and her young family sailed on the Empress of England, toured Europe and lived in England for several years.
She was an avid bridge player and a Grand Master. Both of her husbands played bridge as well. She was an avid rug hooker, having completed over 25 rugs. Another great pleasure for her was her volunteer work at the St. Andrews Tourist Bureau. She was a member of All Saints Anglican Church in St. Andrews. Nan was always ready for a game of bridge or a picnic lunch along the way of a day’s excursion.
The funeral will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, at the chapel of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), starting at 10 a.m. Following interment at Fernhill Cemetery, there will be refreshments at the funeral home. There will be no visitation.
Remembrances may be made to the Charlotte County SPCA or Rocmaura Nursing Home. www.BrenansFH.com



HALEY, Robert E.

HALEY, Robert E.

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, Robert "Bob" Eugene Haley, husband of Sheila (Appleby) Haley of Barter Settlement, NB. Born in St. Stephen, he is the son of the late Howard and Eileen (Williams) Haley.
Bob was a graduate of St. Stephen High School and went on to attend NBCC in St. Andrews, where he received his electrician’s certificate. In Bobs' early years he worked for McSorley's Electricial in St. Stephen, then went on to work for the local school district for many years serving as the electrician for all of Charlotte County, retiring six years ago. Those who knew Bob knew of his love for hunting and fishing and his endearing love for his dog Jill.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 36 years, Sheila, are his children, Robert Bartlett of Timmins, ON, Daniel Bartlett of Little Ridge, NB, Sandra Anthony of Woodland, ME; six grandchildren, Billie-Jo Robertson, Amanda Eagan, Savannah Davis, Christopher Bartlett, Cali Anthony, Brad Anthony; three great-grandchildren, Cody, Dawson, Hannah; sister, Elizabeth Richardson (Lloyd) of St. Stephen; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no visitation, however friends are welcome to attend a memorial service to be held in the chapel of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110) on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 11 a.m., with Archdeacon John Matheson officiating.
A reception will follow in the Humphreys Reception Centre. Interment will take place in the spring in St. Stephen Rural Cemetery. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com


HERRON, Austin Edward

HERRON, Austin Edward
Austin Edward Herron, age 91, of McAdam, NB passed away Nov. 26, 2014 at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB with his family by his side. Austin was the son of Clifford and Margaret (Clifford) Herron of McAdam, NB and loving husband to Leona (McLeese) Herron.
Along with his wife, Leona, he is survived by one son, Larry (Susan) of Wasaga Beach, ON; daughter, Dianne Phillips (Donald) of St. Stephen, NB; grandsons, Peter (Susie) of Wasaga Beach, ON, Matthew (Aly) of Fredericton, NB; four great-grandchildren of Wasaga Beach, ON; two great-granddaughters of Fredericton, NB; one sister, Sylvia Herron of Fredericton, NB; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Austin was predeceased by his parents, and sisters, Helen, Agnes and Marion.
Austin was a Second World War veteran and always enjoyed attending the Remembrance Day ceremonies each year. Upon returning from serving overseas, he went to work for the CPR until he retired in 1985. He was very involved with St Paul's United Church in McAdam, and kept busy volunteering his time with various organizations throughout the community.
Austin was a great family man and will be sadly missed.
Rested at St. Paul's United Church, McAdam, from where the funeral service was held on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 at 2 p.m.
Visiting hours were held at the church on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
For those who wish, remembrances to St. Paul's United 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
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.


HOVEY, Elda Jean

HOVEY, Elda Jean

At Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, Nov. 10, 2014, Elda Jean Hovey, wife of Willard P. Hovey and daughter of the late Clement Alexander and Vera May (Stewart) Corning.
Survived by her husband, Willard; two sons, Brian Hovey (Sharon) of Miramichi, NB, Steaven Hovey of Tower Hill, NB; two daughters, Margo Burditt of Saskatoon, SK, Bonnie Oxford of St. David Ridge, NB; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, James Corning (Joanna) of Lake George, NB; sister, Judy Stewart of Pleasant Ridge, NB; several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at the Moores Mills Cemetery, Moores Mills, NB on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 at 2 p.m. There will be no visitation by request.
For those who wish, remembrances to the Cancer Society, 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
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.


JONES, Carole A.

JONES, Carole A.

Peacefully, at her residence in the presence of her family, on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014; Carole Anne (Monaghan) Jones, wife of Donald P. Jones of St. Stephen, NB. Born in Milltown, she is the daughter of the late John and Mae (Smith) Monaghan.
A resident of the St. Stephen area all of her life, Carol was employed with NB Tel for many years, retiring in the late 1960's. After her retirement Carole worked many years with The Shoe Horn on King Street, from where she retired in 1999. She was an active, faithful member of Kirk-McColl United Church, serving in many different capacities, such as the Kirk-McColl UCW for over 40 years and also the IODE Heritage Chapter for over 35 years. Carole was also a founding member of the Sunshine Unit of the UCW.
Carole is much loved and will be dearly missed by her husband of 53 years, Donnie; her children, Diane Jones Comeau (Shawn) and her grandchildren, Brieanna, Mattison and Gabriel; son, Peter (Heather) and her grandchildren, Zack and Noah, all of St. Stephen, NB; three brothers, Charles Monaghan of St. Stephen, NB, Jackie "John" (Jean) of Calais, ME, and Duane (Elsie) of Ottawa, ON; two sisters, Eileen Ingram of St. Stephen, and Betty Cotter (Terry) of Hampton, NB; sister-in-law, Marguerite Jones; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Carole was predeceased by her grandson, Riley Comeau; a sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Bob Clowater; sisters-in-law, Dot Christie, Betty Jones, Bonnie Monaghan, and a brother-in-law, Harold Jones.
The family received friends during a time of visitation at Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110) on Sunday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m.
The funeral service in celebration of Carole's life was held on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 at 4 p.m. at Kirk-McColl United Church. A reception immediately followed in the church hall. Rev. Dr. Mark Hatfield officiated.
Honourary pallbearers were Betty Cotter, Gert Davis, Linda Jones, Angie Estey, Karen Childs, Eileen Ingram, Marguerite Jones, Pat Dionne, Leslie Monaghan-Malloy, Debbie Flood, Glenda Maillet, Bronwyn Cotter-Oestreich.
Active pallbearers were her grandchildren, Brienna, Mattison, Gabriel Comeau, Zachary and Noah Jones.
Scriptures were read by Betty Moulton, John Dionne, Linda Jones and Doug Cosman. Special musical tributes were given by the Junior and Senior Choir, and David Humphreys, accompanied by organist Norma Caswell. Piper was Dana Planetta.
A reception immediately followed in the church hall. For those who wish, donations may be made to the IWK, Muscular Dystrophy, IODE Heritage Chapter, or Kirk-McColl United Church Memorial Fund. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com.


LORD, Kirk Douglas

LORD, Kirk Douglas

At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB, Nov. 11, 2014, Kirk Douglas Lord of St. Andrews, NB; husband of Heather Ann (Orr) Lord and son of Marie (Flagg) Lord and the late Robert A. Lord.
Survived by his wife, Heather; two sons, Jonathan of Saint John, NB and Devon of Chamcook, NB; his mother, Marie Lord; sister, Janice Sutherland (Blaine); brother, Rodney Lord (Barb); nephews, Matthew and Michael Lord, Jeffrey and Robert Sutherland.
Predeceased by one niece, Donna Lynn Sutherland.
Resting at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 at 2 p.m.
Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Interment in Rolling Dam Cemetery, Rolling Dam, NB.
For those who wish, remembrances to Shriners Hospital for Children, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Diabetes Association 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


MacLEAN, Ronald Carl

MacLEAN, Ronald Carl

A memorial service will be held for the late Ronald Carl MacLean at the New Life Christian Assembly, 8975 Route 3, Old Ridge, NB on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow at the church hall. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Ron's life at Ron and Leslie's home after the reception.
Arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.


McCLAREN, Laudia (1943 - 2014)

McCLAREN, Laudia (1943 - 2014)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Laudia McClaren at Passamaquoddy Lodge in St. Andrews, NB, on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014 at the age of 71; wife of William Robert McClaren and daughter of the late Wilfred and Rita Martin.
Survived by her husband, William (Billy) McClaren, Chamcook, NB; daughter, Bernadine McClaren, Chamcook, NB; son, Robert McClaren (Joy), Chamcook, NB; grandson, Brandon Lindsay, Bonny River, NB; six sisters, Angéla (Eloie Martin), Collette, NB, Thélerise (Roger Bouchard), Saint John, NB, Corinne (Fernand Gallant), Collette, NB, Cécile (Gérard Melanson), Grande Cache, AB, Bernadette (Ivan Gaudet), Saint John, NB and Simonne (Gilles Arseneault), Moncton, NB; four brothers, Norman (late Rose), Rogersville, NB, Henrie (Linda), Pointe-du-Chêne, NB, Fernande (Huberte), Collette, NB and Armand (Charléne), Moncton, NB; numerous nieces and nephews, and her cats, Ashes, Siam and Mandarin. She will be greatly missed.
Predeceased by her parents.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of St. Andrew, Parr Street, St. Andrews, NB on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at 1 p.m. By request there will be no visitation.
Interment will be held at St. Andrews Rural Cemetery, St. Andrews, NB at a later date.
For those who wish, remembrances to the Alzheimer’s Society of New Brunswick 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.


NOBES, F/L Walter Oakley, DFC, Lancaster Pilot Bomber Command

NOBES, F/L Walter Oakley, DFC, Lancaster Pilot Bomber Command (June 12, 1918 – Oct. 30, 2014)

Walter Oakley Nobes (Wally) passed away peacefully at home in St. Andrews, NB on Oct. 30, 2014 after six months of failing health, with his loving wife, Carole, by his side.
Walter was predeceased by his first wife, Dorothy (Case) Nobes (d. 1990); his parents, Percy Oakley and Mabel Minard Nobes; his sister, Delcie and brother-in-law, Heaton Barker; his brother, George and sister-in-law, Margery MacDonald Nobes.
He is survived by his sister, Kathryn O’Blenis (Kaye) Nobes. He will be very much missed by his wife, Carole; his children, Carole (Terry Baker), Timothy (Carolyn), Barbara (Leo LeBlanc), Glen (Natalie). He leaves nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, several nephews and one niece in Littleton, CO.
Walter was many things in his life after the war: he with his wife, Dorothy, located to Montreal where he eventually owned and operated Henry Marks Ltd. (menswear). This was a two-level store in the Mount Royal Hotel.
He also had a “hobby” farm near St. Anicet, QC, where he enjoyed beekeeping, farming and raising assorted farm animals.
During this period he was Past President of 306 Wing, RCAF Association and did much to help them acquire their headquarters on Sherbrooke Street in Westmount.
As per Walter’s wishes, he has been cremated and burial will take place in Kingston, ON on Nov. 10, 2014. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Warplane Museum in Hamilton, ON (www.warplane.co).
Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth,
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings:


ORR, Gary Edward

ORR, Gary Edward

Suddenly, in Surrey, BC on Thursday, October 23, 2014 Gary Edward Orr. Gary was the husband of Donna of Surrey, BC and son of Dorothy Orr of Waweig and the late Philip Orr.
Survived by his wife, Donna, and two sons, Nathan (Nicole) Orr of Riverview, and Scott (Heather) Orr of Fredericton; mother, Dorothy; sister, Shirley (Henry) Clarke of St. Andrews, and two brothers, Richard (Rosetta) Orr and Daniel (Diane) Orr, both of Waweig; two granddaughters, Allison and Olivia Orr of Riverview; grandson, Philip Orr of Fredericton; step-granddaughter, Evelyn of PEI; and several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by father, Philip Orr, and his sister, Carolyn Frost.
Funeral and burial were held in Surrey on November 10, 2014. A Memorial Service will be held at Rolling Dam United Church on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 11 a.m.


PARKS, Beatrice

PARKS, Beatrice

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, Beatrice Adams Parks, wife of the late Charles "Chink" Parks of St. Stephen. Born in McAdam, NB, she is the daughter of the late Charles (Ben) Adams and Mabel Ellen Adams.
Beatrice is survived by her children, Alfred Adams (Nicholle Rideout) of Grand Manan, NB, Randall Adams of St. Stephen; daughter, Juanita Parks of St. Stephen; adopted daughter, Marguerite MacCombie of St. Stephen; grandchildren, Chad Adams, Brandon Adams, Martina Rideout; brothers, Floyd of Black's Harbour, NB, Arthur and Charles, both of St. Stephen; sisters, Lillian Greenlaw of St. Andrews, NB, Mabel Parks of Upper Mills, NB, Sylvia Day of Charlotte, ME; several cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by sisters, Blanche Purdy, Bessie Bradford, Judy Smith; brother, Richard C. Adams.
A memorial service in celebration of her life will be held on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 at 11 a.m. Archdeacon John Matheson will officiate.
A reception will follow in the Humphreys Reception Centre. The interment will take place in the spring at Oak Bay Rural Cemetery.
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).



POST, Georgia Elizabeth

POST, Georgia Elizabeth

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Georgia Elizabeth Post, 80, at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. Daughter of the late Cora and Jack Plaxton.
Survived by five sons and one daughter, Tice (June), Bob (Lisa), Juanita (Clark Hennessey), Langdon (Melanie), Bert (Karen), Clare (Connie Lynn); grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephew.
Predeceased by her parents; husband, Donald Post; brother, Floyd Plaxton.
There will be no visitation or service by Georgia's request. Interment will take place at a later date.
For those who wish, remembrances to the SPCA, CCH Palliative Care or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.


ROSTANT, Freda Gertrude

ROSTANT, Freda Gertrude

At the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Charlottetown, PEI on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, Freda Gertrude Rostant (nee Elsley), Elmwood and formerly of London, England, age 86 years.
Loving mother of Jane Melong (Lloyd), Catherine MacArthur (Greg), Anne Pomeroy (Mark), Claire Monson (Mark), Paul Rostant (Cindy) and Elizabeth Macarthur (Marc). Lovingly remembered by her 17 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by her husband, J. John Rostant; by her parents, James and Edith (Poole) Elsley; by her grandson, Luke MacArthur, and by her siblings, Edith, James and Gordon.
Resting at Belvedere Funeral Home until Friday 9:45, then to St. Anne’s Church, Lot 65 for funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment will take place in the parish cemetery.
Visitation Wednesday 6-8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of PEI or St. Anne’s Church. www.belvederefh.com




SIMMONDS, Wade

SIMMONDS, Wade

Unexpectedly, at his residence in St. Andrews, NB, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, Wade Simmonds, husband of the late Carol Ann (Libby) Simmonds.
Wade was born in Middleton, NS. He came to St. Andrews in 1967 to attend the local college, to enroll in the carpentry program, married his beloved wife Carol Ann soon after. He then went on to volunteer with the Sir James Dunn Fire Company, with this year of 2014 marking 30 years of service. He worked with the Town of St. Andrews for 30 years and was also a 30-year volunteer with the First St. Andrews Boy Scouts. Wade was a long-time member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in St Stephen, NB for many years, serving in many different capacities, most recently as their Clerk and their Facility Supervisor.
Wade is survived by his two sons, Kevin of St. Andrews, NB and Todd of St. Johns, Nfld.
Resting at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 200 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB from where the family will receive friends during a time of visitation on Friday from 7 - 9 p.m. only.
The funeral service will be held from the church on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 at 2 p.m. The interment will follow in St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, followed by a reception in the church hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Side by Side SUV Fund for the St. Andrews Fire Dept., or the Charlotte County Cancer Society 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).



SMALL, Jennesta Bernice

SMALL, Jennesta Bernice

At Campobello Lodge, Campobello, NB, Nov. 26, 2014, Jennesta Bernice Small; born June 7, 1926 on Grand Manan, NB, daughter of the late Omar and Freda (Carson) Small.
Jennesta was a graduate of the University of New Brunswick with degrees in History and Education. She taught at many schools in the Saint John area, mainly at Simonds High School. She was a member of the New Brunswick Teachers Association, Saint John Regional Hospital Auxiliary and St. John's Stone Church.
Survived by her sister, Arlene Mullen (Paul) of Easton, Maine; sister-in-law, Mary Lou Small of Winnipeg, Manitoba; niece, Emily Knight of Trescott, Maine; great nieces, Tara Matthews (Michael) and Shannon Knight, of Trescott, Maine; great-grandniece, Molly Matthews, and great-grandnephew, Cameron Matthews of Trescott, Maine; cousin, Margaret Parker of St. Stephen, NB.
A graveside service will be held at St. Anne's Anglican Cemetery, Campobello, NB at a later date.
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.


WAMBOLDT, Darren Wayne

WAMBOLDT, Darren Wayne

At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, Dec. 11, 2014, Darren Wayne Wamboldt. Born July 13, 1970 in St. Stephen, son of Wayne and Sandra (MacDonald) Wamboldt of St. Stephen, NB.
Survived by his parents; companion, Crystal Nodwell; sister, Carolyn Merrill; nephew, Colin Merrill, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Predeceased by his sister, Lisa Elizabeth Louise Wamboldt.
Funeral service was held at the Christ Anglican Church, Prince William Street, St. Stephen, NB on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at 2 p.m.
Visiting hours were held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Interment at the St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, St. Stephen, NB at a later date. At the request of the family, no flowers please.
For those who wish, remembrances in Darren's memory to the Charlotte County S.P.C.A., Volunteer Centre of Charlotte County (Food Bank) 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