Margaret Cynthia Perkins
The passing of Margaret Cynthia (Law) Perkins of Windsor Court, daughter of the late William James and Mary Helen (Graham) Law of Fredericton, New Brunswick, occurred at the Dr. Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton, New Brunswick on Wednesday, October 2, 2002. Margaret is predeceased by her husband, Edward George (Ted) and is survived by two sons, Edward James (Barbara), Fredericton and Richard John (Mona), Thunder Bay; a brother, Basil (Audrey) Law, New York; two sisters, Phyllis (Chipman) McCrae, Moncton and Blanche Holmes, Halifax; three grandchildren, Jason (Shawn) and Jonathan, Fredericton, Jennifer, New York and one great-grandchild, Jordan. She is also survived by four step-grandchildren, Bryan White, Fredericton, Brendan White, Vancouver, Tom Cashmore, and Mary Kay Paternoster of Thunder Bay and several nieces and nephews.
Margaret, a graduate of Teachers College and U.N.B., was a teacher/administrator with District 26 (18) for 35 years. She was an active member of Christ Church Cathedral having sung in the choir and served in the alter guild most of her life.
Visitation will take place at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street, Fredericton on Friday, October 4, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service on Saturday, October 5 at 2:00 pm from the Christ Church Cathedral. The Very Rev. Keith Joyce officiating. For those wish, remembrances may be made to the Cathedral Restoration Fund or charity of the donorís choice.
M. Harold Donovan
The death of M. Harold Donovan of Fredericton, NB, occurred at his residence September 26, 2002. Born in Renous, NB, the son of the late Ernest and Alice (Burns) Donovan, husband of Gladys (Hare) Donovan.
Harold was a member of St. Anthonyís Church for many years. He retired from CNR after 35 years of service.
Survived by his wife Gladys, one son Beverly Donovan of Prince George, BC, one daughter, Maxine (Blaine) Lester of Fredericton, NB, five grandchildren, Michael Lester of Edmonton, AB, Krisann Lester-Gagnon of Fredericton, NB, Trevan Lester of Oromocto, NB, Darrell Donovan of Prince George, BC and Debbie Carter of Toronto, ON; five great-grandchildren, Michaell King, Nicole King, Tasha Murray, Terry Gagnon and Carly Carter.
He was the last surviving member of his of his immediate family. Predeceased by one son Darrell Donovan, one brother, nine sisters and three half sisters.
Visitation will be held at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home on Sunday, September 29th, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anthonyís Roman Catholic Church on Monday, September 30th, at 11:00 AM. Rev. Monte Peters as Celebrant. Interment will be in the St. Anthonyís Cemetery. For those who wish memorial tributes made to the charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated.
Thomas Crosby Gough
The death of Thomas Crosby Gough of Fredericton, occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Monday, September 16, 2002, born in Woodstock, NB, the son of the late William and Nellie (Longstaff) Gough, husband of the late Winnifred (Currie) Gough.
Survived by two daughters, Nancy Hallett of Fredericton, NB, Marjorie Grant (Marvin) of Fredericton, NB; four grandchildren, Heidi Morton (Michael) and Matthew Hallett (Diane); one brother Harry Gough; four grandchildren, Darcy Grant Rennie (Ross) and Krista Grant Haysom (Steven); three great-grandchildren, Wilson Hallett, Lauren Rennie and Grant Haysom and several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents, wife Winnifred, brothers, Stewart, Karl and Frank Gough.
Visitation will be held at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 18th, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be on Thursday, September 19th, at 2:00 PM in the J. A. McAdam Memorial Chapel. Rev. Doug Hapeman will officiate. Interment will be in the Mactaquac Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes made to the charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated.
Juergen Doerr (Ph.D.)
On Thursday October 31 2002 Juergen Doerr found peace after a courageous battle with cancer. Juergen's passing away brings great sadness to the Doerr-Hildebrandt family. He was a loving, kind and generous husband, father, brother, friend.
Juergen was born on April 9, l939 in Herzberg, Germany. He immigrated to Canada in l949 . His family had to overcome many obstacles and make great sacrifices to become successful in their new homeland. The achievements of his family in spite of initial difficulties have always been a source of pride for Juergen. Juergen obtained his B.A. in History from the University of Saskatchewan in l964, his M.A. from the University of Oregon in l965 and his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon in l972. In l969 he was appointed by St. Thomas University to teach European History, his specialty being German History. Juergen was well respected among his colleagues and students for his sense of fairness and his commitment to his teaching and other academic tasks. He was the co-editor of an Encyclopedia of the History of Modern Germany and the co-author of an Annotated Bibliography of Germany. For his retirement, starting June 2002, he had planned to publish a text book on Post War Germany and a reference book on German states. During his 32 year career at St. Thomas he sat on many important committees, including the Senate and the Board of Governors. While most of his life was dedicated to his work at St. Thomas and to his family, he was also involved in the community, serving on the board of the Friends of the Public Library and being a member of the executive of the Institute of International Affairs during the l970s.
Juergen is survived by his wife Uta, his two children, Nora and Mark and his siblings Margrit McCreath of Calgary, Walter Hildebrandt of Calgary and Ralph Hildebrandt of Saskatoon. Juergen was very devoted to the members of his family and he loved them dearly.
Visitation will be at McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home on Friday, November 1, from 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted by Rev. John Jennings at the St. Thomas Chapel (on the St. Thomas campus) on Saturday, November 2, 2002 at 12:00 Noon with a reception to follow at the Forest Hill Residence. The pallbearers will be Dr. Brad Cross, Dr. John Gillis, Dr. Patrick Malcolmson, Dr. Richard Myers, Dr. Tony Rhinelander, Dr. William Spray .
For those who wish to make memorial tributes, the family requests a donation either to the St. Thomas scholarship fund or the Fredericton Foodbank on 860 Grandam Ave.
Our warm thanks to all of those who supported Juergen during the difficult last months of his life.
Jeanette Margaret Foster
The death of Jeanette Margaret Foster of Fredericton, NB, occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Friday, October 24th, 2002. Born in Zionville, NB she was the daughter of the late John and Christina (Reid) Somerville and the wife of the late Fred Foster.
Survived by one daughter Bertha Michels (Frank) of Mishawaka, Indiana USA; one son, William Frederick of Fredericton, NB; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, husband Fred, three brothers, John, Bruce and Scott Somerville; one sister, Mary Craig.
Visitation will be held at McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home on Sunday, October 27th, from 2-4. Funeral service will be in the J. A. McAdam Memorial Chapel on Monday, October 28th, at 3:00 PM. Rev. Mac Campbell will officiate. Interment will be in the Zionville Cemetery, Taymouth, NB. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes made to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
Roy Elvin Green
The death of Roy Green, retired forest engineer and resident of Fredericton, occurred on Sunday, October 13th, 2002 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Born in Royal Oak, Michigan, he was the son of the late Roy and Gladys (Wheeler) Green of Centerville, NB and wife of Agnes (Miller) Green.
Mr. Green graduated from the faculty of forestry, U.N.B. in 1948 and was employed by the Woodlands Division of Abitibi-Price Inc., in the Saguenay-Lake St. John and also in Chandler Quebec.
Upon his retirement in 1982 for health reasons, he held the position of Woods Manager, in Chicoutimi, Quebec.
He was a member of the Canadian Pulp-Paper Association of Canada, the Canadian Forestry Association, the Canadian Institute of Forestry, and a former member of the Corporation of Forest Engineers of the Province of Quebec. He was also a member of St. Paulís United Church, Fredericton NB.
Survived by his wife, Agnes of Fredericton, NB; son, Douglas ( Hanka) of Belleville, ON; daughter, Kathryn Green- Painchaud (Andrť) of Lorraine, PQ; five grandchildren; one brother, Charles of Florenceville, NB; and one sister, Donna Knijff of St. Andrews, NB and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at the J.A. McAdam Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, October 16th, 2002 at 2:00 pm. Rev. Paul Ross will officiate. A reception will follow the service at St. Paulís United Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
Josephine Agnes Marie Halahan
Josephine Agnes Marie Halahan, (nee Hughes) died quietly at the Pine Grove Nursing Home, Fredericton, on January 30, 2003 at the age of 91.
Jo was born in Fredericton, the daughter of the late Mr. Justice Peter J. Hughes and Katherine Hughes (nee Henebery) of Fredericton.
Survived by one daughter, Patricia Hughes Griffin Malone of Victoria BC, three grandchildren, Erin (Brian Fricker) of Fort McMurray, AB, Cary of Calgary, AB and Ryan of Vancouver, BC also surviving are her sisters, Isabel Hoyt and Anna Warner of Fredericton, as well as a number of nieces and nephews. Her husband John Halahan of Fredericton predeceased her on April 9th, 2002. Jo graduated from UNB in 1934 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was employed for a number of years with the Oromocto Development Corporation. Special thanks to the staff of Pine Grove Nursing Home for their many kindnesses.
A graveside service will be held with announcement at a later date. McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Deborah C. Johnston
The death of Deborah C. Johnston, age 51, of Cornwall, Ontario occurred peacefully on Monday, January 27th, 2003 at the Cornwall General Hospital following a long and courageous battle with diabetes and its complications.
Deborah was an employee of Parks Canada and a member of the St. Lawrence College Encore Program.
Beloved wife of John Johnston, loved mother to Corey Johnston at home and Stephanie Johnston at UNB Fredericton, dear daughter to Maurice Scammell and the late Doris (Woodroffe) Scammell of Fredericton, and dear sister to Greg Scammell of Ottawa.
Visitation will be held at McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street, Fredericton on Monday, February 3rd, from 7- 9 PM. The funeral service will be held at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Fredericton, on Tuesday, February 4th, at 11:00 AM. Rev. Barry Craig will officiate. Interment will take place in St. Mary's Anglican Church Cemetery at a later date.
For those who wish, memorial tributes made to St. Mary's Anglican Church, the Chalmers Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
Melborne McKenzie Hoyt
Melborne McKenzie Hoyt, QC died peacefully at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Monday, January 27, 2003 at the age of 87. He was born at Prince William, NB on May 22, 1915, the son of the late Ernest and Margaret Mae Hoyt (nee McMurray). Mel received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from UNB in 1937 and his Law Degree in 1939. He spent his 37 year legal career with the New Brunswick Government as Legal Advisor and Legislative Counsel to Premiers McNair, Flemming, Robichaud and Hatfield. Mel was recognized as one of Canadaís experts on legislative drafting and statutory interpretation; serving as President of the Canadian Commissioners on Uniformity from 1970 to 1972. He was designated a Queens Counsel in 1966.
His five brothers, Neil, Charles, Scott, Blake and Clifford predeceased him.
Mel is survived by his wife, Isabel Mary Hoyt (nee Hughes) his bride of 60 years.
Special thanks to the staff of Windsor Court and the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Cardiac Care Unit for their kindness. A graveside service will be held at a later date. McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.