The death of Hazel Hickey of Fredericton, NB, occurred at York Manor Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, November 4th, 2008. Born in Brighton, England she was the daughter of the late David and Mable (Perrin) Sharpe and the loving wife of 62 years Thomas Hickey.
Hazel was a loving and devoted wife to Thomas for 62 years. She was a War Bride having met Thomas in 1945 followed by one year of courtship and marriage. Hazel and Thomasís love of children made it possible for 21 foster children to share in the loving home they supplied for over 7 years. They shared good and bad times always together including during her recent illness. She will be sadly missed by her family.
Survived by her husband, Thomas; one daughter, Tina Compton (Bill) of Geary; three grandsons, Danny Compton (Lisa), Dean (Sarah), Darren (O); great -grandchildren, Jennesa Brighton, Molly, Casey, Teagan and Cora Compton; two siblings, Iris and David.
Predeceased by her parents; siblings, Raymond, Gordon, Sheila, Maureen and Pauline.
There will be no visitation by family request. A memorial service will be held at Oromocto Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, November 6th, 2008 at 2:00 pm. Archdeacon John Sharpe will officiate. For those who wish, memorial tributes may be made to the charity of the donorís choice.
Ruth Lorraine Nicholson
It is with great sadness we announce the death of Ruth Lorraine Nicholson of Oromocto, NB, on Saturday, November 8th, 2008. Born in Stellarton, NS, she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Viola (MacKean) Richardson and the wife of Hector Nicholson.
Survived by her loving husband, Hector; one son, George (Gail) of Oromocto, two grandchildren, Debbie Cotie (Adrian) and Craig (Jamie) Nicholson; one great- granddaughter, Kylee Lynn Nicholson; one brother, Harry Richardson of New Glasgow, NS.
There will be a private visitation. The memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 at 4:00 pm at the Oromocto Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Bob McDowell will officiate. Interment will be held at a later date. For those who wish, memorial tributes may be made to the Diabetes Association. Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Garnet Malcolm Rogers
The death of Garnet Rogers of Geary, NB, occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Sunday, November 9th, 2008. Born in Kentville, NS, he was the son of the late Freeman and Ruth (Farris) Rogers and the husband of Lorena Rogers.
Garnet joined the military at the age of 16 in 1953 as Base Supply. It was in 1955 he met Lorena the love of his life and they married. He served his country for over 34 years before retiring in 1987. After retirement he continued to work at Base Gagetown as Supply Maintenance for 10 years. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He always had timed for family and friends. He was active in his community serving on many different committeesí such as the Geary Lionís Club and St. Lukeís Chapel CFB Gagetown He recently received a Life Membership from the New Brunswick Progressive Conservative Party, he also received many awards from the Geary Lionís Club and was a shinning light to them.
Survived by his wife, Lorena, one daughter, Kimberley McCaffrey (Larry) of Central Blissville, NB; four grandchildren, Joel, Corey, Josh and Jordan; two brothers, Paul (Jeanette) of Renfew, ON and William of Digby, ON. He will be sadly missed by family, Friends and especially his close buddy Abby.
Predeceased by his parents, sisters, Sylvia, Rose, Gertrude; brothers, Richard, Donald, Lewis and Norman.
Visitation will be held at Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 12th, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 93 will hold a tribute service at the funeral home on Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm with the Geary Lioní s Club tribute following. The memorial service will be held on Thursday, November 13th, 2008 at 2:00 pm at St. Lukeís Chapel at Base Gagetown. Rev. Darryl Levy will officiate. Interment will be held at a later date. For those who wish, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society
Alphonse Patrick Maillet
1929 Ö 2008
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Alphonse Maillet of Burton, NB, at the Oromocto Public Hospital on Sunday, November 9th, 2008 with his family by his side.
Born in Cheticamp, NS, on May 5th, 1929, he was the son of the late Thomas and Marie Maillet.
Alphonse is survived by his wife of 57 years, Delima (Cormier) Maillet; daughters, Claudette (Phillip) Lee of Bayside, NB, Sylvia (Dennis) Armstrong of Rolling Dam, NB; sons, Lionel (Fern), Richard (Stella) of Burton, NB and Ronnie (Sue) of Darlings Island, NB; two sisters, Dora (Richard) Deveaux and Rita (Leo) Leblanc; brother, Alfred (Barbara) Maillet all of Ontario; sister, Lucy (Joseph) Cormier of NS; ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Besides his parents, Alphonse was predeceased by an infant daughter, Bernadette; one sister, Hilda and two brothers, Thomas and Leonel.
A heartfelt thanks to the doctors and nurses on the 1st floor of Oromocto Hospital and special thanks to Father Weir.
There will be no visitation by request. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church on Wednesday, November 12th, 2008 at 11:00 am with Fr. Ken Weir as celebrant. For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. (357-5100)
Anna "Joyce" Livingstone
The death of Joyce Livingstone occurred on Friday, November 14th, 2008 at the Oromocto Public Hospital. She was a wife to the late Bentley Livingstone and daughter to the late James and May (Currie) Law.
Surviving Joyce are her sons, Keith Livingstone (Cheryl) and Russell Livingstone; two grandchildren, Ryan (Chris) and Nathan (Nadine); one brother, Harold Law as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Bentley and brothers, Arthur and Marvin Law.
Joyce graduated from the Provincial Normal School, she had a career in teaching, banking and the insurance industry. She was a lifelong member of ACW and the WI of New Brunswick and was a very active member of her community.
There will be no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 18th, 2008 at 2:00 pm from the St. Johnís Anglican Church in Gagetown, NB. Revíds Karman and Valerie Hunt will be officiating. Interment will be held in the St. Johnís Anglican Church Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be made to the charity of the donorís choice. Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. (357-5100)
Leonard Colwell Keys Sr.
The death of Leonard Keys Sr. occurred on Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 at the Oromocto Public Hospital. He was born January 20th, 1924 to the late Hedley and Amy (Young) Keys, and was a loving husband to the late Bessie (McLaughlin) Keys.
Leonard is survived by his children, Bill Keys (Edith) of Geary, NB; Leonard Keys Jr. of Rusagonis; Sharon (Robert) Bennett of Lincoln; Marguerite Morehouse (Keith) of Geary, NB; Peggy Ann Bennet of Fredericton, NB; Georgina Keys of Rusagonis; Linda Keys (Terry) of Calgary, AL and Edna Tapscott (Larry) of Minto, NB; sister, Georgena Boyle of Hawkshaw, NB as well as seven grandsons and one great grandson; brothers in law, Howard (Marina) McLaughlin, Jack (Violet) McLaughlin both of Rusagonis, David (Anna) McLaughlin of French Lake, sisters in law, Jacqueline McLaughlin of French Lake and Barb McLaughlin of Geary, several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at the Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Friday, November 21st, 2008 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, November 22nd, 2008 at 2:00 pm. Pastor David Gray will officiate. Interment will take place in the Nasonworth Baptist Cemetery. Donations in memory of Leonard may be made to the charity of the donorís choice. (357-5100)
Margaret Elizabeth MacMillan
The death of Margaret Elizabeth MacMillan formerly of Burlington, ON, occurred at Orchard View Nursing Home, Gagetown, NB on Tuesday, November 18th, 2008. Born in Saint John, NB in 1920, she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Ella (Sheehan) Carr and wife of the late Paull MacMillan.
Survived by one sister, Lois Leach (Gerard) of Oromocto, NB, several nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
Predeceased by her parents; her loving husband Paull; sisters, Jeannette Bowser, Lillian Jarvis and Phyllis Carr.
Visitation will be held at the Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Monday, November 24th, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held at the Oromocto Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 at 11:00 am. Rev. Ken Weir will officiate. Interment will be in St. Josephís Cemetery, Saint John NB at 2:30 pm. For those who wish, memorial tributes may be made to the Alzheimerís Society, NB Heart and Stroke Foundation, or to the charity of the donorís choice.
November 10th 1946 - November 21st 2008
It is with great sadness we announce the death of Martha Jane Strowbridge, who passed away peacefully on Friday, November 21st at Oromocto Hospital. Born in Boxey, NL she was the youngest of four daughters of the late Leo & Leah Blagdon. Martha retired after 20-years from her job at Canex in 2007 and took a leave from her work at OCRI while she battled cancer.
She is survived by her son, James (Callista) and daughter, Leah, both of Fredericton; three sisters, Maisie Rose of Boxey NL, Marina (Arthur) Leights of Halifax, NS and Reverend Mildred (Eugene) Tobin of Springdale, NL; special friend, Terry Cox; a special little girl, Karlyn; uncle, Allan Poole of Liverpoole, NS; nieces, nephews, cousins, many friends and her dog, Buddy. Martha will be sadly missed by her special friend, Terry, along with her family and friends who loved her deeply.
In keeping with Marthaís wishes there will be no visitation. A funeral service will be held at Oromocto Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 25th, at 2:30 pm with The Reverend Mildred Tobin Officiating.
Interment of ashes will take place at a later date at St. John The Evangelist Cemetery, Boxey, NL.
Donations may be made in her memory to the Canadian Cancer Society.