Emma Louise McNutt
The death of Emma Louise McNutt occurred suddenly at home on Friday, November 16th, 2001. Born in Truro, Nova Scotia, daughter of the late George and Mary (Cunningham) Armstrong, wife of the late Wesley Louis McNutt.
Survived by two sons; Gordon (Ruth) of Edmonton, Alberta; Alvin (Jacqui) of Grande Prairie, Alberta; two daughters, Carole Wurts (Robert) of Edmonton, Alberta; and Karen McKinnon (Dan) of Shilo, Manitoba; three grandchildren, James and Shannon McNutt and Robyn McKinnon; two sisters.
Visitation will be held at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home on Monday, November 19th, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Service will take place at J. A. McAdam Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, November 20th, at 2:30 PM. For those who wish, memorial tribute can be made to the charity of donorís choice.
Preston W. Harrison
Preston W. Harrison passed away peacefully at the age of 80 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Tuesday, January 22, 2002.
Survived by wife, Lena; four sons, Randy (Sue) of Hainsville, Eddie of Hurlett Road, Clayton of Scotch Settlement, Robin (Lydia-Mae) of Scotch Settlement; four daughters, Viola Myshrall (Joey) of Royal Road, Elaine Fraser of Devon, Gloria Hossack (Steven) of Kingsley and Anne Reynolds (William) of Scotch Lake Road; 26 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his father, Charles; mother, Miriam (Munn); brother, Nelson; sister, Hilda; two infant sons, Eugene and Gerald; one granddaughter, Laurie Dawn and one great-grandson, Seth.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Derek, Brett, Nick, Kirk, Stevey and Jonathon.
Visitation will be held at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 23 from 7-9 pm and Thursday, January 24 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held from the J. A. McAdam Memorial Chapel on Friday, January 25, 2002 at 2:00 pm with Rev. George Clark officiating. Donations made to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
The death of Anna Bourque occurred at home on Monday, March 18th, 2002. Born in Barkers Point, NB she was the daughter of the late Peter and Mildred (Donovan) Dinsmore and wife to the late Arthur Joseph Bourque.
Anna was a devoted disciple of Jesus and his mother Mary. She was active in the St. Francis of Assisi community as a Eucharist Minister, member of the CWL and ministered to the sick at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Her family will always remember her for her humour, terrific memory, friendliness to others, delicious cooking and total devotion.
Surviving are children, Peter (Georgina) of Fort McMurray, AB, Gregory (Deborah) of Calgary, AB, Karen-Anne Hemingway (Allan) of Kitscotty, AB, Patrick (Kathleen) of Slidell, Louisiana, Terence of Edmonton, AB, Denise Dominie (Brian) of Fort McMurray, AB, Francis Bourque of Fort McMurray, AB and Lori Gilchrist (Fergus) of Edmonton, AB; daughter in-law, Julianne Bourque of Fredericton, NB; brother, Donald Dinsmore (Monica) of Barkers Point, NB; sisters, Alice Vacon of Calgary, AB and Helen Beveridge of Walkerton, ON; sister-in-law, Caroline Bourque of Tay Creek, NB; grandchildren, Angela, Melanie, Matthew, Katherine, Jennifer, Lindsay, Stephanie, Erika and Allison; great-grandchildren, Cohen, Austin, Cole, Braden and Dylan and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Anna is predeceased by her beloved husband; parents; brother, Eugene and sister, Marie.
Visitation will be held at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 20th, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and Thursday, March 21st, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Friday, March 22, 2002 at 12:00 Noon. Father Don Savoie as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Catholic Womenís League, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church or a charity of the donorís choice, would be appreciated by the family.
James Ernest Anderson, Brigadier-General (Retd) DSO, CM, CD, LLD
The death of Brigadier-General (Retd) J. Ernest Anderson of Fredericton, NB occurred at the Veteranís Hospital on Saturday, June 1st, 2002. Born in Burnt Church, NB on August 24th, 1911. He was the son of the late W. Stafford and Huldah (Morrison) Anderson and the husband of Eve (Clews) Eagar-Anderson.
Educated in Harkins High School, Newcastle and the University of New Brunswick from which he obtained his degree in 1932. In 1940 he enlisted with the North Shore (NB) Regiment serving with distinction as one of itsí Company Commanders on D-Day and later as itsí Lieutenant Colonel in Northwest Europe. His leadership here led to his promotion to the rank of Brigadier in Command Headquarters of the 14th Infantry Brigade. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order during Operations at Bologne, France. In the past, Ernest has served as President of the Canadian Infantry Assoc.; Army Cadet League of Canada; (NB Div); Navy Cadet League of Canada (NB Div) and Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4; he is a past Honorary Colonel of the North Shore Regiment.
Following the second War, Ernest began a career of public service to his native province retiring in 1974 as Deputy Minister of Youth. He was elected to Fredericton City Council and became Deputy Mayor. Organizations such as Canadian Red Cross, the Interprovincial School for the Deaf, the Provincial Artisans, York Manor; VON; the Salvation Army and the Heritage Trust, among others have all benefited from his advice, skill and devotion. He received an Honorary degree from UNB Saint John in 1976: the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce recognized him as a Distinguished Citizen in 1989 and he was made a Member of the Order of Canada in 1994.
Ernest was member of St. Paulís United Church, the Fredericton Society of St. Andrew; Fredericton Chapter # 2 R.A. M.; Northumberland Lodge R.A. M. and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4.
Survived by his wife, Eve two sons, James Ernest (Ingrid) of Riverview, NB and W. S. Kim of Fredericton, NB; three grandchildren, Stacey Anderson and her husband Derek Weldon of Moncton, NB, Lisa Anderson of Moncton, NB and James Anderson of Riverview, NB; his wifeís children James (Carol) Eagar, of Sydney, NS and Peter (Sonia) Eagar, of Kentville, NS, Suzanne (Lloyd) Hiscock and Elizabeth (Rene) Alain both of Ottawa, ON; and her ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, one brother, J. Burns of Toronto, ON and three sisters, the Honorable Margaret J. Anderson of Miramichi, NB, H. Shirley Alexander (Don) of Wellington, ON and Mary F. Sage (Robert) of Toronto, ON.
He was predeceased by his parents; first wife, Marion H. (Corbett) Anderson and two brothers, W. Royce Anderson and S. Keith Anderson both of Miramichi, NB.
Visitation will take place at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 4th, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 4 will hold a tribute service at 6:30 PM Tuesday evening at the funeral home, followed by the Masonic Lodge # 2. A memorial service will be held at St. Paulís United Church on Wednesday, June 5th, 2002 at 2:00 PM. Rev. David Fisher will officiate. For those who wish, memorial tributes made to the Veteranís Mini Bus Fund would be appreciated.
Ida A (McCutcheon) Estabrooks
1906 - 2002
Ida A (McCutcheon) Estabrooks, wife of the late Claude Estabrooks of Coldstream, NB, passed away on May 25, 2002 at Pine Grove Nursing Home, Fredericton, NB. Born October 30, 1906 in Kiersteadville, NB, Ida was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Janet (Bates) McCutcheon.
Ida was predeceased by two brothers, Robert (Myrtle) and Lawrence (Pauline) McCutcheon and a sister Mary (Frederick) DeLong.
She is survived by nieces Edna (Robert) Hamilton, Ottawa, Ontario; Mary McCutcheon, Montreal, Quebec; Margaret Murphy, Toronto, Ontario; Barbara (Ian) Millar, Truro, NS and nephews Dale McCutcheon, Montreal, Quebec; Robert (Dianne) DeLong, Calgary, Alberta; Gerald (Joyce) Estabrooks, Fredericton, NB.
Ida was a graduate of the Provincial Normal School and Acadia University and pursued studies in Christian Education at Gordon College in Boston for one year. A teaching career took her to schools in Grand Manan, Gagetown, Canterbury, Moncton and Saint John from where she retired in 1966. Ida maintained a life long commitment to church endeavors especially the work of the United Baptist Missionary Union of Atlantic Canada where her leadership skills are remembered with deep appreciation.
There will be no visitation. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2002 at 11:30 am at Brunswick Street Baptist Church, York Street, Fredericton, NB. The service will be followed by a reception at the church and interment at 3:30 pm in the Coldstream Cemetery, Coldstream, NB. McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.
Jean Elizabeth Liston
Jean Elizabeth Liston in her 84th year, quietly passed away at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital Saturday evening, May 25th, 2002. Born in Fredericton, NB, the daughter of the late Walter and Maude (Bustin) Kerr, wife of the late Clayton Durwood Liston and one daughter Caroline.
Jean was a graduate of the Provincial Normal School in 1937 and the University of New Brunswick in 1976. She was a school teacher for 35 years. A life long member of the St. Paulís United Church, she was a member of the UCW, the church choir and served as an elder. She was a yearly participator in the World Day of Prayer. Jean was an ardent curler, and a charter member of the Capital Winter Club and currently served as a club chaplain. In her later years she enjoyed lawn and carpet bowling. Her Favorite mode of transportation was her bicycle. A published short story writer and thoroughly enjoyed creative writing.
She is survived by two sons, Timothy Clayton (Pam), James Hamilton (Brenda); one daughter Linda Maude Carolyne Rivett all of Fredericton NB; grandchildren, Thomas (Krista) Liston, Toronto, Ont, Brent (Stacey) Liston, Keswick Ridge, NB, Dr. Heidi (Travis) Liston, Charleston, SC, Philippa Liston, Lake Louise, AB; Rebecca Liston and Mandy Lou Liston both of Fredericton, Trevor (Lisa) Rivett, Fredericton, NB and Lisa Rivett of Taiwan, one brother Walter (Manny) Kerr and two sisters Katherine ďDollyĒ (Ken) Blauveldt and Margaret Moore all of Fredericton NB.
She was predeceased by her parents, husband Clayton; two sisters Helen Carr and Edythe Mills; brother George Willard Kerr and twin brother James Hamilton Kerr.
There will be no visitation at the request of the family. A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, May 29th , 2002 at 2:00 pm at St. Paulís United Church.
Rev. Paul Ross and Rev. David Fisher will officiate. A reception will follow the service in Fraser Memorial Hall at which time the family will be pleased to visit with you. Interment will take place in the Fredericton Rural Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial tributes made to St. Paulís Church Memorial or Capital Fund or to the charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home are in charge of the arrangements. Besides her loving family, Jean will be mourned by many dear friends.
A special thanks to Dr. Plummer.
Allison (nee Marshall) Blair
Allison Blair of Gagetown, NB, passed away on Sunday, May 19th, at the Oromocto Public Hospital following a lengthy illness.
Allison was born in Ottawa on August 26, 1936 and earned her nursing degree at the Kingston General Hospital. She began her medical career in Ottawa and later worked as an operating room nurse in Miramichi and at the Oromocto Public Hospital. She was clerk of the Village of Gagetown for 13 years. She was active for many years in the Girl Guides of Canada providing leadership for many young women. In recognition of her devoted service, the National Council of Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada awarded Allison with an Honorary Life Membership in April of 2000.
Allison is survived by her brothers Gordon (Ann) of Ottawa and Stewart of Montreal, sister Elaine MacNabb (Bruce) of Ottawa and several nieces and nephews in Ottawa and Fredericton. She was predeceased by her husband, Roy Blair of Gagetown and her parents Christiana and Wilfrid Marshall. Interment will be on Wednesday at 3:00 PM in the Blair Family Plot at the Riverside Cemetery, Miramichi. There will be a memorial service, and reception, at St. Johnís Anglican Church in Gagetown, on Saturday, May 25th at 3:00 PM. If desired, donations may be made in Allisonís name to the Oromocto Hospital or to the Girl Guides of Canada, Oromocto Gagetown Division, c/o N. Shirley, 37 Warren Rd., Gagetown, NB E5M 1K7 Arrangements are under the direction of McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home, Fredericton.
M. Perley Estey
The death of M. Perley Estey of Fredericton, NB, occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Tuesday, August 6th, 2002. Born in Fredericton, NB the son of the late J. Murray and Blanche (Perley) Estey, the husband of Phyllis (Fox) Estey.
Survived by his wife, Phyllis, three sons, David (Louise) of Scotchtown, NB, Paul (Cara) of New Maryland, NB and Eric (Angela) of Edmonton, AB; one daughter, Elaine Nevison (Ken) of Mississauga, ON; grandchildren, Stephanie, Janis, and Jennifer Nevison, Laura, Craig and Carlen Estey, David and Taylor Kidney; two sisters, Margaret Whalen (Richard) of Ottawa, ON and Barbara Archibald (Donald) of Miramichi, NB; one uncle Lloyd Perley, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street, Fredericton on Thursday, August 8th, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A memorial service will take place at St. Paulís United Church on Friday, August 9th, at 2:00 PM. For those who wish memorial tributes made to the charity of the donorís choice.
Alice Tupper MacKenzie
1903 - 2002
Alice Tupper MacKenzie, died at York Manor, Fredericton, NB on July 26, 2002.
Born in Bridgewater, NS, she was the daughter of Henry Taylor Ross and Alice Laura Tupper. Alice grew up in Ottawa and Toronto. She attended Moulton Ladies College in Toronto. She then trained at Toronto General Hospital, receiving her RN in 1929.
In 1935, she married Dr. Graham Stewart MacKenzie, living in Montreal until 1937 when she moved to Fredericton where Graham had accepted a position as Head of the Department of Geology at the University of New Brunswick. The closely knit and stimulating faculty life at the university brought Alice many close and lasting friends.
The last of her generation Ė Alice was predeceased by her husband Graham; brothers Bruce, Allan, Henry and Donald Ross; and her sisters Ruth (Thistlewaite) and Marjorie Ross.
She is survived by sons Dr. Ross MacKenzie (Judith Kimber), Oakville, ON and Blake MacKenzie (the late Dr. Harriet Stewart), Ottawa, ON; grandchildren, Catharine (Trent Morris), Susan, Graham, Christine and Drew, all of Toronto; and great-grandchildren Claire, and Gillian Morris and Aidan Brennan, all of Toronto.
Special thanks to Annie and others who provided care to Alice while she lived at home, and to the staff at York Manor for their cheerful and devoted care over the past few years.
A family memorial service and gathering celebrating her life to include the extended family will be held at St. Jude's Anglican Church 160 William Street, Oakville, ON L6J 1C5 on Friday, August 9th, at 11:00 AM.
Arrangements McAdam Ďs Select Community Funeral Home, Fredericton, NB.