HUMPHREY, EFFIE - The death of Effie L. Humphrey of Loch Lomond Villa, Saint John, wife of the late G. Goodrich Humphrey, occurred on Monday, October 20, 1997 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in East Long Meadows, Massachusetts, she lived most of her life in Saint John, and was a member of Main Street Baptist Church. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Mrs. Humphrey is survived by her children, Ronald S. and his wife Doreen of Saint John, Carl D. and his wife Jean of Saint John, Florence Fitzpatrick of Saint John, Lois Briggs of Gardeners Creek, Beatrice Martin of Saint John; a sister-in-law, Mildred Humphrey of Morna; and several grandchildren; great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Mrs. Humphrey was predeceased by sons George, Ken, and Gerald, and by daughters, Marjorie and Sylvia. Resting at Brenan's Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, with visiting on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday at 2:15 p.m from Brenan's Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Stephen McMullin will officiate. Interment will take place in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery.
HURLEY, HILDA S. - The passing into eternity of Hilda S. Hurley of the St. John St. Stephen Church home, formerly of 55 Smythe Street, occurred on Tuesday, October 21, 1997 just short of her ninetieth birthday. Born in Toronto, Ontario, she was the daughter of the late John and Sarah Stewart. She was predeceased by her husband, Rev. Canon Joseph J. Hurley and son W. Stewart Hurley. Hilda lived the greater part of her life in Saint John serving as "mother" to more than 300 boys at the former Stephen Wiggins Home for Boys, Mount Pleasant Area, where her late husband had served as principal for forty years. She was a life member of the Y.M.C.A. Ladies Auxiliary and past member of the Y's Menettes. She had been an avid quilter, quilting with groups from St. Anne's Church, Ketepec and Trinity Church. She was also a member of the Trinity Church Loyalist A.C.W. and Senior Group. The past few years, Hilda attended St. Luke's Church. Hilda is survived by two daughters, Marjorie, Mrs. Glen McKenney, Saint John and Josephine, Mrs. Edward Bolton, Vancouver, BC; four grandchildren, Brian McKenney, wife Sandra, Michael McKenney, wife Angela, Steven Bolton, fiancee Lori and Cathy, Mrs. Lindsay Forsyth; also four great-grandchildren, Devan, Aaron and Marcus McKenney and Chelsea Forsyth. Family will receive visitors at Brenan's Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Friday 2-4PM and 7-9PM. The funeral service will be held from St. Luke's Anglican Church, Main Street, on Saturday, October 25th at 11:00AM. Interment will take place at Fernhill Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the donor's choice.
LAW, CLIFTON THOMAS - The death of Clifton Thomas (Cliff) Law of 260 St. James Street, Saint John, husband of Phyllis E. (Hamilton) Law, occurred on Friday, October 17, 1997, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Hatfield Point, Kings County, he was the son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Brunten) Law. Mr. Law was formerly employed at the Canadian Pacific Railway for 27 years. He was a member of Full Gospel Assembly, being a former Board Member, and was a Veteran of World War II, serving in France, Holland, and Germany. He served six years with the Royal Canadian Engineer. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Robert (Bob) and his wife, Barbara of Albany, New York, and Paul and his wife, Pamela of Deep Brook, Nova Scotia, a daughter, Carol Ann and her husband, Gerald Jamer of Wells, Kings County, two brothers, Harry of Sussex and William of Knightville, a sister, Grace and her husband, Rev. Carroll Hickling of Norton, eight grandchildren, one great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Resting at Brenan's Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, with visiting on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. from the Full Gospel Assembly, 34 Mount Pleasant Avenue, East. Interment will take place in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. For those who wish, the family has suggested remembrances to Full Gospel Assembly, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick, the Canadian Cancer Society, or the Canadian Diabetes Association. A Royal Canadian Legion Tribute Service will be held on Monday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
McALLISTER, FRANCES LEOLA - At the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, October 20, 1997, Frances Leola McAllister, 76 years of age. Survived by her daughter, Jean and husband Ronald Russell of Prince George, B.C., by two sons; Clayton and wife Bonnie McAllister and Curtis McAllister, all of Jemseg, by two grandchildren and four great grandchildren, by two brothers, Ralph and Keith Thompson, both of Salmon Creek. Predeceased by her husband, Ralph McAllister, by three sisters, Lucy Boyne, Rita McAllister and Ada Brewster and by three brothers, Arthur, Rodney and Murray Thompson. Resting at the Bethel Pentecostal Assembly at Mill Cove on Wednesday when the family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9p.m. at the church. Service will be from the church on Thursday at 2:00p.m. with Pastor Ed McCormick officiating. Interment will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.
McCRAY, JOSEPH DANIEL - The death of Joseph Daniel McCray of Upper Mills, N.B. occurred at the Charlotte County Hospital on October 20, 1997. Born in Lynnfield, he was the son of the late Oswald and Edna (Thurston) McCray. He is survived by his wife Marion (Amon) McCray; son, Danny McCray (Jackie) of Upper Mills; three daughters, Joan, Mrs. David Reynolds of Upper Mills, Gloria, Mrs. Melvin Waycotte of Calais and Nancy, Mrs. Val Desjardins of Fredericton; two brothers, Isaac McCray (Donna) and Oswald McCray Jr. (Lillian) both of Upper Mills; five sisters, Rosie, Mrs. Percy Newman of Upper Mills, Rachael Noftell of Milltown, Mabel, Mrs. Donald Kelly of Calais, Elva, Mrs. Carl Brown of Princeton and Jean, Mrs. Bernard Daigle of Milltown; twelve grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Resting at MacDonald Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen with visiting on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday from the Mac-Donald Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bob Hinton officiating. Interment will be held in the Upper Mills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.
PICKETT, FRANK E. - The death of Mr. Frank E. Pickett, of Kennebec Manor Nursing Home, occurred on Monday, October 20, 1997 at his residence. Born in Saint John, on July 9, 1902, he was the son of the late Henry and Grace (Orr) Pickett. Mr. Pickett was a Civil Servant, most of his life, until his retirement. He is survived by a cousin, Sandra McCavour of Saint John, as well as several other cousins. Resting at Brenan's Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, with visiting on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Brenan's Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, October 22, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment in Fernhill Cemetery. Remembrances to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SMITH, AMY VIOLET - At the Pine Grove Nursing Home, on Sunday, October 19, 1997, Amy Violet (Hearne) Smith, wife of the late Leon E. Smith. Born in Annapolis Royal, NS, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Rhoda (Robar) Hearne. Amy was a homemaker and was a member of the Anglican Church of Canada and affiliated with the Church of the Holy Trinity in Nasonworth, N.B. Amy is survived by her son, Edward H. Smith and his wife, Ann of Fredericton, NB, two daughters, Joan Moore and her husband, Dennis of Fredericton, NB and Norma McFarlane and her husband Ira of New Maryland, NB, eight grandchildren, Gary McFarlane, Duane McFarlane, Dr. Bonnie McFarlane, Terry Moore, Stephen Moore, Brent Smith, Laureen Smith and Karen Robertson, six great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. Amy was predeceased by her husband, Leon, two sisters, Helen Fagan and Maxine Lalli and one grandson, Leary Moore. The family will receive visitors at McAdam's Funeral Home, on Monday, from 7-9 p.m. and again on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the Church of the Holy Trinity in Nasonworth, N.B., on Wednesday, October 22, 1997, at 11:00a.m. with Rev. Ronald McBrine officiating. The pallbearers will be grandsons, Gary McFarlane, Duane McFarlane, Terry Moore, Stephen Moore, Brent Smith and greatgrandson, Dwayne Moore. Interment will take place in the Smith/Morgan Cemetery, Nasonworth. In lieu of flowers and for those who wish, the family would appreciate donations to the Grove Foundation, the Red Cross, or the Chalmers Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McAdam's Funeral Home, 160 York Street, Fredericton, NB (458-9170).
THIBODEAU, JOSEPH The funeral of Joseph Thibodeau of 147 Jay Ct. was held from Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., to St. Ann's Church where Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Rev.Raymund Stack. Pallbearers were Rosiero Richard, Bill Cook, Normand Chiasson, Alyre Richard, Al LeBlanc, and Norman Richard. Among the numerous floral tributes received was one from Cook's Esso. Among the numerous spiritual tributes received was one from St. ann's Parish. Donations were received to the Alzheimer Society of Saint John, and the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. Interment took place in St. Joseph's Cemetery with prayers at the grave by Father Stack.
THOMAS, JUANITA J. Juantia J. (Flynn) Thomas, beloved wife, mother and friend, passed away on June 27, 1997 at University Hospital in London, Ontario. Funeral service were held from Brenan's Funeral Home on July 2, 1997. Born in the MacMame, NB, on July 4, 1932. She is survived by her husband, William H. (Bill), daughter Judy, of Vancouver, BC, Allan, of Fairvale, NB and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her mother, father, two brothers and a sister. Pallbearers were Andy Tannas, Bev Small, Buzz Payne, Dan McNeill, Harry Gaunce, and Dick Chiswell. Honorary pallbearers, Carolyn Tannas, Claudia Small, Betty Smith, Margo Payne, Barb McNeill, Audrey Gaunce, Irene Britton. Rev. John Fraser officiated and Barb McNeill gave the eulogy. Juanita was most recently a special education teacher. A position which she cared about and enjoyed very much, she held various offices which included, President of the Schizophrenia Society, Alzheimer's Society and participated in many fundraisers for the Cancer and Liver Foundations. She also enjoyed the Kitchen Bridge Club. She was a wonderful mother, wife, and great friend. She is missed sadly.
HOOPER, ROBERT GORDON The funeral service for Mr. R. Gordon Hooper, husband of the late Annie Mae (Gavin) Hooper of Waterloo Street was held from Brenan's Funeral Home to St. Pius Church where the Mass of Christian Burial was Concelebrated by Father John Mooney and the Gentlemen Alter Servers of the Church. The organist Sylvia Power accompanied the Interprochical Choir under the direction of Mr. William Joyce. The readers were Kevin Godin and Guy Richard. The Piper was John McCarthy. The honorary pallbearers were Keith Howe, David Hooper, Robert Hooper, Gregory Hooper, Darrell Gavin, Dale Campbell, Giggy Dupres and Guy Richard. The active pallbearers were Paul Campbell, Eugene Fraser, Doug Wilson, Stewart Cail, Raymond Cail and Jean Guy Dupres. The family received many floral and spiritual tributes. Donations were also made to N.B. Heart and Stroke Foundation, to St. Vincent's Alumnae Scholarship Fund. Interment took place in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
LINTON, LENA MARY The funeral of Mrs. Lena Mary Victoria (White) Linton of Bayswater, Kings County, N.B., widow of Joseph Leonard Linton, was held October 18, 1997 from Reid's Funeral Home, Hampton, to St. Alban's Anglican Church, Crystal Beach. Rev. Harley Clowater officiated, assisted by Layreader Eleanor Dryden. Readings were by Alma-Jean Currie and Scovil Miller. The organist for St. Alban's choir was Bertis Sutton. The active pallbearers were Victor Williams, Paul Arthurs, Keith White, Alan Kelly, James Baxter and Scovil Miller. The honourary pallbearers were Reg Worden and Rolly David. There were numerous floral tributes. Donations were made to St. Alban's Anglican Church including those from Grand Bay-Westfield A.C.W.; Bayswater Bible Study Group; St. Alban's Guild; and Bayswater Card Party Group; Schizophrenia Society of New Brunswick, Saint John Chapter; Kingston Peninsula Ambulance including one from Peninsula Pearls Seniors Club; N.B. Heart and Stroke Foundation; Canadian Cancer Society; Arthritis Society; Alzheimer Society; Romero House-Soup Kitchen; Apohaqui Baptist Church; Bayswater Community Church; Hospice of Saint John; St. Paul's Anglican Church; Whitehead; and Trinity Anglican Church, Kingston. Interment was in Harding's Point Loyalist Cemetery.
OLSSON, OLIE JOHN ARTHUR The funeral service for Olie J.A. Olsson, husband of Dorothy (Tucker) Olsson, was held from Brenan's Funeral Home to St. James the Less Church in Renforth where Ven. Archdeacon Harry C. Quinn officated the service, assisted by Rev. Ed Coleman. The organist was Janice Bates. The pallbearers were Geoffrey Olsson, James Kierstead, Norman Clouston, Dallas Urquhart, Stephen Rose, and John Kennedy. The family received many floral and spiritual tributes from friends and relatives, including Kennebecasis Branch #58 and members; management and staff of Fundy Fencing Ltd.; Project Engineering Ltd.; and management and staff of Hughes Surveys and Consultants. The family wishes to thank all tributes and donations. Donations were made to the St. James the Less Church Building Fund from Vestry fo Saint James the Less Church, Ladies of Saint James the Less A.C.W., Toronto Dominion Bank, Quispamsis, Saint John Overseas War Brides Association, Canadian Army Railway Operation Group, and staff of Body Plus; to Royal Canadian Legion Branch #58 from Ladies Auxiliary Branch #58; to Arthritis Society from Saint John Heritage Weavers and Spinners; to Kingston Parish Hall from staff of MacDonald Consolidated School; and to Canadian Cancer Society from Kennebecasis Legion Branch Bowling League. Donations were also made to Multiple Sclerosis Society; N.B. Heart and Stroke Foundation; Church Army; Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children; UNICEF; Hampton Food Basket; Hospice of Saint John Inc.; Canadian Bible Society; and Meals On Wheels. Interment took place in Olsson Cemetery.
PATTERSON, LYNDA A. The funeral of Mrs. Lynda A. (Wall) Patterson of East Saint John, wife of Stephen Patterson, was held from Fallsview Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Avenue to Our Lady of the Assumption for funeral mass celebrated by Rev. Father Gerry White, assisted by the Gentleman Altar Services. Eulogy was given by daughter, Amy. Mary Ann Gallant was the organist and the Assumption Parish choir was in attendance. Honorary pallbearers were Donna Daigle, Shiela LeBlanc, Leo Hannigan and Clyde Sands. The active pallbearers were Bob Rinehart, Louis LeBlanc, Michael Hannigan, Daniel Oram, Thomas Sully and David Parks. Among the floral and spiritual tributes received were those from Firefighters Local 771, People Jewellers; People's McAllister; Saint John Police Protective Association Local 61; N.B. Police Association; Chief, Officers and Staff of Saint John Police Force; Management and Staff of Tim Horton's McAllister; Staff of C.U.P.E. Saint John Office; Department of Human Resources City of Saint John; Mayor Shirley McAlary and Members of Common Council; Saint Malachy's Ladies Rugby Team; and from the Saint John Softball Association. Donations were received for the Canadian Cancer Society, including those from Platoon C Saint John Police Force, Book Mart Parkway Mall, Staff and Friends of Bullpen Canteen, Former Staff of People's Loch Lomond Mall, Park Plaza Slo Pitch Team, C.U.P.E. Local 963 Liquor Store Employees, and from C.U.P.E. Local 18 Outside Workers; Children's Wish Foundation; Canadian Diabetes Association; Hospice of Saint John; Cedar Hill Field of Honour; Heart and Stroke Foundation of N.B., including one from the Adanac Club; St. Malachy's Alumni Fund, including one from Students of St. Malachy's; Saint Vincent Alumni Association; and for the Palliative Care Unit, including one from the Staff of St. Malachy's. Numerous spiritual tributes were received including those from Saint John Softball Association, and Park Plaza Pats Softball Team. A memorial bible was placed by the Outside Workers C.U.P.E. Local 18. Cremation followed.
THERIAULT, DEBORAH ANN The funeral of Mrs. Deborah (Debbie) Theriault, wife of Wayne Theriault of Anita Drive was held from Brenan's Funeral Home to Our Lady Of Perpetual Help where the Mass of Christian Bural was concelebrated by Rev. Michael LeBlanc. The soloist was Edmund McDermott. The readers were Harley Theriault and Rick Stevens. The eulogy was given by Kym MacDonald. The active pallbearers were Bob Janes, Bill MacDonald, Rick Stevens, Bill Nutter, Victor Hamilton and Allan Christie. The family received many floral and spiritual tributes including those from "A" Crew Point Lepreau, Management & Staff Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station, Point Lepreau Chemestry Dept., Training Dept., Simulation Group, Point Lepreau Service and Maintenance Dept., Mayor Council and Staff Town of Quispamsis, Point Lepreau Social Club, Rothesay High School Student Council, Management and Staff of Dooley's Quispamsis and Hampton, Management and Staff Fundy Linen Service, the Planning Advisory Committee Members Town of Quispamsis and from Staff of Fundy Linen. Donations were made to N.B. Heart & Stroke Fund from The Staff of the O.R. Dept, Fundy Linen, Staff of the Village Quick Mart, N.B. Power, Management & Staff of Thornes and from Hampton Rail Rats, Canadian Cancer Society from the Staff of the Village Quick Mart, The Kennebecasis Valley High School Graduating Class of 1978, The Dalhousie Dental Hygiene Class, The Members of "E" Crew, Greg's Class Rothesay Park School, Toronto Dominion Bank Quispamsis, Staff of Diagnostic Imaging Saint John Regional Hospital, "C" Crew. Donations were also made to Romero House Soup Kitchen, Big Brothers - Big Sisters and to Saint John Regional Hospital from Staff of Interventional Radiology. Interment took place in St. Stephen Rural Cemetery with prayers by Rev. Fr. Peter Bagley.