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NEW BRUNSWICK - Norton - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 3

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Rhoda Frances Alverna Kellow

1932 - 2001

The death of Rhoda Frances (VanWart) Kellow, age 69, wife of George R. Kellow, Springfield, NB, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saturday, October 20, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Allison and Marion (Pitt) VanWart. Rhoda was an avid Bingo player.

She is survived by her husband, daughter Lynn and Fred Vail, Belleisle Creek, son George and Avis, Saint John, daughter Diane and Jay Kimball, Rothesay, three grandchildren; Kelly and Jason Vail, and George Kellow, two great grandchildren; Tyler and Thomas Vail, two brothers; Royden and Milton VanWart, both of Saint John, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Resting at Sherwood’s Funeral Home, (839-2156) 18 Scovil Road, Norton. Visiting Sunday 3 to 9 PM. Funeral service will be held from Sherwood’s Chapel, Monday, October 22, 2001 at 2:00 PM followed by interment in Union Cemetery, Belleisle Creek.

Gladys Marjorie Peach

The death of Gladys M. (Codling) Peach, age 64, of Sussex, occurred at the Sussex Health Centre, Saturday, October 13, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Cyril and Dorothy (Garland) Codling.

Gladys is survived by one son; Vernon J. Peach and Debbie, Airdrie, AB, one brother; Glen and Erna Codling, Norton, three nephews; John, Jarred and Joel, one niece; Andrea, one great-nephew; Ryan, two aunts, one uncle and cousins.

Resting at Sherwood’s Funeral Home, 18 Scovil Road, Norton, (839-2156) with visiting Wednesday 3 to 8 PM. Funeral service, conducted by Rev. Harold Bubar, will be held from the Norton Wesleyan Church, at 2:00 PM., on Thursday, October 18, 2001, followed by interment in Riverbank Cemetery.

John Teakles


The death of John Lawrence Teakles, age 61, husband of Linda (Evans) Teakles of Southfield, NB, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital, on Sunday, October 16, 2011. He was born on October 27, 1949, in Saint John, NB, the son of the late Lawrence and Barbara (Poley) Teakles.

John was quick to help out anyone often never accepting anything in return. He would never turn down a request of help no matter the time; night or day. He loved his family dearly and showed it by the things he did for them. He had a warm welcome smile for most, but if he did not like you he'd let you know.

He grew up in Norton and lived there most of his life in his family home. John loved to fish and hunt and enjoyed walking in the woods with his children. He was quick to smile and known for his one liners and dry wit.

When he welded two pieces of metal together they stayed, one of his first welding jobs was building a skidder; this year that very same skidder showed itself in his yard some 30 plus years later ready to haul logs, evidence of his skill and work ethic.

John is survived by his wife Linda; children Matthew and Patty Teakles of Hatfield Point, Crystal Teakles and Ozzy Rennie of Hatfield Point, Adam Teakles of Hatfield Point, Amber Teakles and Shawn Smith of Saint John, and Shane Teakles of Hatfield Point; grandson Cameron; sisters-in-law, Debra Evans and her husband Pierre Lepine of Kingston, ON, Dawn Evans of Saint John, Sharon Evans of Sussex; brother-in-law Daniel Evans of Saint John and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is resting at Sherwood’s Funeral Home and Life Tribute Centre (506-839-2156), 18 Scovil Road, Norton, NB, with visiting on Thursday from 2 until 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Celebration of John’s life will be held from Sherwood’s Chapel at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2011. A private family interment will follow cremation.

Donations to a Living Memorial or a memorial of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.

George Folkins


The death of George Marshall Folkins, age 86, of Midland, NB, occurred at the Sussex Health Centre, on June 19, 2013, following a period of failing health. He was the son of the late Marshall and Elizabeth (Haslam) Folkins. George was born on February 17, 1927, and lived all of his life on the family farm in Midland, NB. He was a farmer and proud of it.

He is survived by sisters Helen and her husband Malcolm Brooks of Ottawa, ON, and Lois Ravn of Sussex, NB, as well as, several nieces nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his sister Doris and her husband Rolph O’Neill of Belleisle Creek, his brother Leonard and his wife Sara Folkins of LaCombe, AB, brother-in law Gunnar Ravn of Millbrook, and infant brother Kenneth.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Sherwood’s Funeral Home and Life Tribute Centre (839-2156) 18 Scovil Road, Norton, NB. At George’s request there will be a private family burial at Midland Cemetery with no visitation.

Donations in George’s memory may be made to the memorial of the donor’s choice.

Dot McConnachie


At the Oromocto Public Hospital on Thursday, February 29, 2012, surrounded by the love of her family, Dorothy Margaret (Bettle) McConnachie of MacDonald’s Corner, NB, went home to be at rest with her Lord and Saviour.

Dot was born in Saint John, NB, on June 12, 1920, the eldest child of the late Judson and Rose Bettle. She attended school in Saint John and following her graduation from Business College, worked for the New System Dry-cleaning. When her family moved to Quispamsis she would take the train to work, cultivating a love for traveling by rail.

In 1946, following the war, Dot married Sandy, her loving husband of 58 years. Together they established a farm along the Washademoak Lake in MacDonald’s Corner, where their days were filled caring for their four daughters, a few Jersey cows, a herd of Herefords, pigs, chickens, vegetables, grain and a woodlot. Dot loved working in her flower gardens and had a soft spot for the wild birds whom she faithfully fed.

Dot was a member of the First Cambridge Church, where through the years she served as Sunday School teacher, organist and secretary-treasurer. She was a member of the church choir and a Life Member of the Women’s Missionary Society. She also enjoyed her time as a member of the Gloria Dei Singers, led by Mrs. Roy Cooper.

Dot was predeceased by her husband Sandy; daughters Sheila, Heather and Margaret; brothers Daryl, Charlie, Ken, Doug and her only sister Barb Lorenzi; brother-in-law Bill (Elva) and sister-in-law Mary Jordan.

She is survived by two daughters Sandra and Jim McFarland and Nancy, both of MacDonald’s Corner; son-in-law Bev and Rosemary Finnamore-Chown; grandchildren Jeff (Catherine), Brian (Andrea) of Iqualuit, Jamie (Fawn) of Ottawa, Jennifer of Calgary and Luke of MacDonald’s Corner; six great grandchildren Lena, Georgia, Patrick, Gavin, Kainen and Darien; sisters-in-law Iris, Geraldine, Phyllis and Lynn; brothers-in-law George (Pauline) and John Jordan; and many nieces and nephews.

Dot is resting at the First Cambridge Baptist Church, MacDonald’s Corner, NB, where visitation will be held from 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 pm. on Saturday. A service celebrating Dot’s life, conducted by Pastor Aubrey Trail, assisted by Rev. Phillip Penny, will be held from First Cambridge Baptist Church, at 3:00 pm. Sunday, March 4, 2012. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

The family would appreciate remembrances to the First Cambridge Baptist Church Window Fund or the memorial of the donor’s choice.

Leona Newton


The death of Leona Violet (McLaughlin) Newton, age 93, of Sussex, NB , wife of the late Walter R. Newton, occurred at the Kiwanis Nursing Home, Sussex, on Friday, October 21, 2011. She was born on February 10, 1918, in Norton, NB, and raised on Dickie Mountain, the daughter of the late Sherman and Mabel (Pierce) McLaughlin.

Leona is survived by her children Sterling Mercer (Sandra) of Petawawa, ON, Roy Mercer (Mary) of Sussex, the twins, Frances Cunningham (Winsor) of Belleisle Creek, NB and Frank Mercer of Edmonton, AB, Nancy Mabee (Charlie) of Beaverton, ON, Sarah Nesbitt (Larry) of Scarborough, ON; grandchildren Shawn Mercer (Alice), Lee Mercer (Marilyn), Lisa Mercer (Jeff), Cindy Boyd (Andrew), Kim Fulford (Brad), Diana Mabee (Jake), Walter Nesbitt; 17 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two grandchildren Bill and Wayne Mabee; her sisters Viola Long Smith, Bernice Coughlin, Iva McLaughlin and Lois Copeman and brother Ora McLaughlin.

Like all of the McLaughlin children, Leona was proud of growing up on Dickie Mountain. She loved to tell the stories about walking back and forth to school in Norton, seeing bears, visiting the lady that smoked a corn cob pipe and hid it behind her back when the kids came by, but the smoke would still curl up over her head. There were many stories about Gen, the horse, who if she got the chance would come home alone from Norton leaving whoever was driving to walk back. Often the girls would take Gen and head back to pick up their Mom and Dad.

Around 1952 Leona and her brood of six moved to Riverbank/Norton and remained there for five years. They were lean times however they were good times. Family and friends offered the assistance required and there was always a meal for anyone who came by. Leona was quite home bound except for work in Sussex.

After marriage to Walter and the children were grown up, they moved to Saint John where Walter worked for the USA Consulate. From there they accepted transfers to Halifax and later Ottawa. So many moves gave Leona a travel bug which saw her visit Germany, most of Canada and Northern USA. When the Newton’s retired they moved from Ottawa to Belleisle Creek and then to Sussex where they attended Trinity Anglican Church and enjoyed the friendship of the church family. Leona loved to cook and there was always a cookie and a cup of tea for anyone that could sit a spell.

She loved to dance if there was a good tune playing and even in her last months when she heard the music you would see her toe tapping.

She is resting at Sherwood's Funeral Home and Life Tribute Centre (506-839-2156), 18 Scovil Road, Norton, NB, with visiting from 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday. Funeral Service, conducted by The Venerable David Barrett, will be held from Sherwood's Chapel at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. Following cremation interment will be in Riverbank Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Leona, may be made to Kiwanis Nursing Home or to the memorial of the donor’s choice.

David Muir

May 9, 1946 - January 30, 2002

The death of David Muir, age 55, Belleisle Creek, NB., husband of Donna (DeLong) (Desruisseau) Muir, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Wednesday, January 30, 2002. David was born in Sussex, May 9, 1946 the son of Clarence and Kathleen (Folkins) Muir. He was a graduate of the Community College in carpentry, with a Journeyman’s Certificate. He plied his trade in the hard rock mining industry for many years.

David is survived by his wife, two daughters; Kay Muir-Thorne and D. J. Thorne, Collina, and Denise (Muir) and Stephen Machum, Fredericton, two sons; John Muir and Bonnie Bartlett, Sussex, and Anthony Muir, one step-daughter; Debbie Fenton, Norton, one step-son; David Desruisseau, Alberta, grandchildren; Cody Scott, Cassandra, David John, Brandon Roderick, Keanu Jared, Micaela Carrianne, Madison Denyse, Chelsea Kathleen, and Emily Laura, and step-grandchildren; Corey Robert, Amber Lynn, Jeffrey Ray and Gina Rose, one brother; Lloyd and Irene Muir, Belleisle Creek, three sisters; Margaret and Purdy McMillan, Belleisle Creek, Teenie and Charlie Neill, Springfield, and Eleanor and Brian McCafferty, Cambridge, ON, one great aunt; Annie Folkins, Hampton, many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his brothers; Ted and Malcolm.

He is resting at Sherwood’s Funeral Home, (839-2156), 18 Scovil Road, Norton, with visiting Friday from 1 p.m. There will also be visiting at the Norton Wesleyan Church, 676 Route 124, Norton from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2002, followed by the funeral service at 3:00 p.m. Interment in Riverbank Cemetery in the spring.

William Alexander Gilchrist

September 15,1913 - February 5,2002

The death of William A. Gilchrist, age 88, occurred at his residence, MacDonald’s Corner, NB, on Tuesday, February 5, 2002. William (Billy) was the husband of Imogene (Kinney) Gilchrist. He was born in MacDonald’s Corner September 15, 1913, the son of the late Robert and Florence (DeMille) Gilchrist.

William was a Deacon of the First Cambridge Baptist Church for many years and a member of Branch 63 of the Order of Pythians. His participation in community events was natural and from the heart.

He is survived by his wife, one son; Malcolm and Norma, MacDonald’s Corner, granddaughter; Kim and Geoff VanderBaaren, Atwood, ON, grandson; Anthony Gilchrist and Sue Gee, Miramichi, great-grandson; William Robert, Fredericton, two sisters; Marion Reicker, Harvey Special Care Home and Margaret and Donald MacLean, Point Claire, PQ, brother; Earle and Elspeth Gilchrist, Fredericton, brother-in-law; Burtis MacLean, Cumberland Bay, sister-in-law; Helen Gilchrist, Fredericton. Pre-deceased by sister, Roberta MacLean, brother; David Gilchrist and grandchildren; Katherine and Christian Gilchrist.

William is resting at Sherwood’s Funeral Home, 18 Scovil Road, Norton, NB (506-839-2156), Wednesday, 7 - 9 PM and Thursday, 2 - 9 PM. Funeral service will be held from the First Cambridge United Baptist Church, 11 Church Lane, MacDonald’s Corner, NB, Friday, February 8, 2002, at 2:00 PM, conducted by Rev. Philip Penny. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery in the spring.

Memorial donations may be made to First Cambridge Baptist Church Pew Fund or Memorial of Donor’s choice.

Lorna Margaret Corcoran

January 8, 1925 - July 27, 2002

Lorna Margaret Corcoran, age 77, of Cambridge-Narrows, passed away unexpectedly, at the Saint John Regional Hospital, July 27, 2002, with her family at her bedside. Born in Saint John, January 8, 1925, daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. H. Charles Coggins, she has now joined her beloved husband, Ralph Murray Corcoran.

Lorna is survived by her daughters; Ginny and Owen Abbott, Saint John, and Sharon Corcoran, Truro, NS, son Randy and Corrine Corcoran, Saint John, sisters; Carol Hughes, Haileybury, ON, and Genevieve & Aubrey Silliker, Red Bank, brother; Andy & Doris Turnbull, Cambridge-Narrows, grandsons; Shawn & Wanda and Patrick & Sarah McLaughlan and Adam and Mathew Corcoran, Janice Baird, Julie Silliphant and Rhonda Squires, great grandchildren; Joey, Shawnda, Andrew and Jake McLaughlan, Ryan, Kristal and Daniel Squires and Justin Baird, several nieces and nephews. Lorna was predeceased by her brother Jim Coggins and her sister Jean Tissington.

This dynamic, blue-eyed woman loved the great out doors, snowmobiling, skating, broomball hockey, ATV, mopeding, riding the lawn mower and her famous crokinole tournaments. She will be sadly missed.

Resting at Sherwood’s Funeral Home, 18 Scovil Road, Norton (839-2156) from where funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2002 with Rev. Jennifer Brown. Vising hours will be held on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. and Monday from 3 to 7 p.m. Cremation will take place following the service.

Jean Elizabeth Lohnes

August 24, 1924 ~ September 11, 2002

Jean Elizabeth Lohnes, Saint John, NB., formerly of Norton, daughter of the late Harold & Elizabeth (McAuley) Graves died peacefully on, Wednesday, September 11, 2002 with her children by her side, less than three weeks after celebrating her 78th birthday. Jean will be sadly missed by her family, as well as, the residents and staff of E-North Enhanced Unit in the Loch Lomond Villa, where she made her home for almost eight years. She loved knitting, embroidering, bingo and singing. She was a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Norton Legion Branch.

Jean is survived by her daughters; Marie and Don Short, Kingston, Shirley and Tom Burley, Norton, Carolyn Coughlin, Smith Creek, Leda and Jacob Kuin, Mt. Pisgah, and son; Hal (Harold) Lohnes, Grove Hill, 15 grandchildren; Wanda, Greg, John and Christine McAlary, Gerry Burley, Pam Bernard, Sussanne Burley, Paul and Christopher Coughlin, Corey and Amanda Lohnes, Philip, Vanessa, and Matthew Dunn, Nicolaas Kuin, 7 great grandchildren; Leonard and Alice McAlary, Jonathan Hansen, Kyle and Brittany Bernard, Chantelle McGarity, and John Junior MacFarlane, sisters; Hazel and Joe Fleming, Saint John, Joyce and Frank Griffiths, Norton, and brother; Leslie and Ramona Graves, Apohaqui, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son David Cecil on July 29, 1982.

Visiting at Sherwood’s Funeral Home, 18 Scovil Road, Norton (839-2156) Thursday 3 - 8 p.m. Funeral service, conducted by Rev. Mary Wanamaker, will be held from Sherwood’s Chapel, at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 13, 2002, followed by interment in Riverbank Cemetery.

Mary Isabelle Paisley

March 1, 1912 - September 6, 2002

The death of Mary I. (McKnight) Paisley, Sussex, NB, age 90, wife of the late Rev. Samuel H. Paisley, occurred at the Sussex Health Centre, Friday, September 6, 2002. She was born in Lower Millstream, NB, March 1, 1912, the daughter of Charles and Laura (Anderson) McKnight. In addition to being a homemaker, Mary worked for an Insurance Company and for a Fish Plant, in Back Bay, NB.

Mary is survived by her sons; Bill & Rayma, Bath, and Rev. D. Arnold & Rosalee, Regina, daughters; Anne Johnston, Brockville, ON, Helen & Rev. Harold Kinney, Vienna, Austria, Irma & Ernest Vail, Sussex, 14 grandchildren; Andrew & Violet, Andrea & Paul, Faith & Russell, Orpah & Danny, Greg & Sharon, Hope & Keith, Darla & John, Datha & Jeff, Kevin & Elianne, Lianne & Scott, Mark & Susan, Michael, Heidi & Derwin and David & Erin, 28 great grandchildren; Shelley, Sarah, Sharon-Rose, Hannah, Daniel, Abigail, Grace, Emily, Rebecca, Lois, Charles, Laura, Katelynn, Bradley, Daniel, Alex, Ashton, Joshua, Jarred, Jonathan, Madeline, Joshua, Kyla-Dawn, Michael, Larissa, Jenaya, Alex and Robin, two great-great grandchildren; Sammy and Stuart, sister; Muriel Hall. Petitcodiac, sisters-in-law; Ida McKnight, Sussex, and Isabelle Bunker, Fredericton, NB, special friends Lorrine & David Watters, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Lucy Isnor, brother Ted McKnight, and son-in-law Richard Johnson.

Visiting at Sherwood’s Funeral Home, 18 Scovil Road, Norton (839-2156) Sunday 7 - 9 p.m. Visiting on Monday will be at Calvary Pentecostal Church, 384 St. George Street, Sussex, from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral service, conducted by Rev. Troy R. Campbell, will be held from Calvary Pentecostal Church, at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 10, 2002, followed by interment in the Bayview Cemetery, Hatfield Point, NB.

Hazen Wood Horsman

1925 - 2002

The death of Hazen W. Horsman, age 77, husband of Myrna (McKnight) Horsman occurred at the Sussex Health Centre, September 13, 2002. He was born August 19, 1925, in Saint John, the son of Philip and Grace (Lawton) Horsman. He worked for many years at the Saint John Drydock. He was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 20, Sussex.

Hazen is survived by his wife, brothers; Don & Jeannene, Sussex, Alan & Dawn, Saint John, sisters; Phyllis & Walter Moore, Rothesay, Frances & Gordon Hunt, Saint John, Elsie & Joe Botelho, Brampton, ON, and Ailene Wilson, Saint John, father-in-law Elmer McKnight, Lower Kars, several nieces, nephews, cousins and step children.

Private visitation at Sherwood’s Funeral Home, 18 Scovil Road, Norton (839-2156), followed by private interment in the West Tennant’s Cove Cemetery.

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