Daphna Helen Prosser
Prosser, Daphna Helen, 81, of Prosser Brook, passed away on April 2, 2010 at her daughter’s home surrounded by her family. Born in Tidnish Bridge, she was a daughter of the late Charles “Thistle” and Ruth (Strang) Prosser. Daphna was a member of the Second United Baptist Church in Prosser Brook, the Women’s Institute, the Missionary Union, and the Sewing Circle. She is survived by her daughters: Darlene Steeves (Ken) of Petitcodiac, Diane Mills (Fred) of Havelock, Paula Cameron (James) of Prosser Brook, and Kelly Kaye (Gerald) of Prosser Brook; her son, Rodney Prosser (Loretta) of Prosser Brook; as well as by thirteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Daphna was predeceased by her husband Lawrence Prosser; her daughter Patti Prosser; her step-mother Molly Prosser; her sister Juanita, her brother William; and her son-in-law Dean Steeves. Visitation will be held on Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm; the funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 pm with Pastor Leonard Geldart presiding, all in Armstrong’s Funeral Home, Petitcodiac. Interment will be held in the Prosser Brook Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Prosser Brook Cemetery or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
David Lester Harrison
Harrison, David Lester, 50, of Salisbury, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2011. Born in Petitcodiac, he was a son of Lester Harrison of Petitcodiac and Marguerite Middleton (nee Bannister) (Ron) of Elgin. Besides his parents, David is survived by his sister, Deborah Ann Harrison of Forest Hill; his brother, Carl Harrison of Elgin; and by his half-brother, Ricky Wilson of Salisbury. A graveside service will be held on Monday, June 6, 2011 at 2:00 pm in the Harrison Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Armstrong’s Funeral Home, Petitcodiac.
Keith R. Warren
The passing of Keith R. Warren, 71, of Elgin, occurred at the Moncton City Hospital on November 10, 2011. Born April 16, 1940 in Elgin, NB, he was a son of the late Albert & Carrie (Matthews) Warren. He was a member of the Elgin Baptist Church and during his lifetime he worked various jobs with CNR, DNR, DOT and self employment. He is survived by his sister, Catherine Kaye of Moncton; brothers: Sheldon (Joan) of Pollett River, Chester (Betty) of Elgin, and Everett (Jackie) of Etobicoke, ON; two sisters-in-law: Evelyn Warren of Riverview, and Christina Warren of Saint John; a brother-in-law, Gary Douthwright of Elgin; as well as by several nieces and nephews. Keith was predeceased by his sisters, Linda Douthwright (1994); and Addie Warren (2009); and three brothers: Fred (1995), Edgar (2006), and Lester (1941). Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 13, from 7-9pm at Armstrong’s Funeral Home, 33 Russell Street, Petitcodiac. A Graveside Service will take place on Monday, November 14, at 11am with Pastor James Hammond presiding, in the New Elgin Cemetery, Elgin, NB. Donations to the New Elgin Cemetery would be appreciated.
Wesley Parker Chambers
Chambers, Wesley Parker, 88, of the Kenneth E. Spencer Memorial Home, Moncton, and formerly of Petitcodiac, passed away at his residence on November 14, 2011. Born in Mechanic Settlement, he was a son of the late William and Viola (nee Hubley) Chambers. Wesley worked as Maintenance Foreman at the Moncton Airport. He was a member of the Petitcodiac Baptist Church, and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch Branch #41, a past member of the Maplewood Cemetery Committee and the Petitcodiac Golf Course, and a volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society. He was an avid woodsman and gardener, and he took great joy in his family. Wesley is survived by his wife, Verna Chambers (nee Mitton); his daughter, Lois McGibbon (Bill) of Anagance; his brothers: Bernard “Bud” Chambers (Blossom) of Musquodoboit Harbour, NS, and Everett Chambers of Moncton; his grandchildren: Ben McGibbon (Jennifer) of South Carolina, Hal McGibbon (Marjorie) of Petitcodiac, Jason Dunfield (Sharon) of Berry Mills, and Jeremy Dunfield of Anagance; great-granddaughter, Mila; special niece, Sharon Ogden and several other nieces and nephews; and son-in-law, Wayne Dunfield (Lynn) of Moncton. Besides his parents, Wesley was predeceased by his daughter, Barbara Dunfield (2005); his sister, Doreen Harrison; his brothers: Don Chambers, Murray Chambers, and Dean Chambers. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 7-9 pm; the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 41 will be holding a tribute service on Wednesday at 6:45 pm, all at Armstrong’s Funeral Home, Petitcodiac; his funeral service will be held on Thursday at 2:00 pm in the Petitcodiac Baptist Church with Rev. Robert MacDonald presiding. Interment will be held in the Maplewood Cemetery. Donations to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
Wilda B. Bannister
Bannister, Wilda B., 85, of the Jordan Lifecare Center and formerly of Hillside, passed away at her residence on November 18, 2011. Born in Prosser Brook, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Pearl (nee Prosser) Murray. Wilda was a member of the First Elgin Baptist Church, and the Women’s Institute in Elgin. She is survived by her husband, King Bannister; her daughters: Fern Bannister of Rusagonis, and Ellen Bannister of Charlottetown, PE; her son, Robert Bannister of Moncton; her sister: Reta Good of Steeves Mountain; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Besides her parents, Wilda was predeceased by her daughter, Lois Shaffer; her son, Earl Bannister, her sisters: Eldora DesRoche, Daisy Trites, Rena Trites, Lillian Munro, Bernice Hopper, and Hilda Bannister; and her brothers: Bill Murray and Lewis Murray. Visitation will be held on Monday, November 21, 2011 from 6-9 pm in Armstrong’s Funeral Home, Petitcodiac; the funeral service will be held on Tuesday November 22, 2011 at 1:00 pm in the First Elgin Baptist Church with Pastor David Hawkesworth and Rev. Donald MacDougall presiding. Interment will be held in the Hillside Cemetery. Donations to Gideon Bibles or the Canadian Bible Society would be appreciated by the family.
Mary Ann Goggin
Goggin, Mary Ann, 92, formerly of Salisbury, Sussex and Elgin, passed away at her residence, the Jordan Lifecare Centre, on February 13, 2010. Born in Hillsborough, she was a daughter of the late Watson and Annie (O’Neill) Jonah. Mary was a member of the First Elgin United Baptist Church. She was the last surviving member of her family. Mary is survived by her daughters: Betty Warren (Chester) of Elgin, and Peggy Steeves (Ron) of Salisbury; her sons: Bill Goggin (Eleanor) of Salisbury, and Milton Goggin (Terry) of Elgin; grandchildren: Debby Taylor (Larry), Todd Warren, Troy Warren (Shelley), Derek Warren, Andrew Goggin, Colleen Goggin, Eric Goggin (Sharon), Sherry Steeves ( Luke), Tracy Goggin (Jeff), Valerie Reeves (Malcolm), Grant Steeves (Shannon), and Ryan Steeves; great-grandchildren: Olivia Goggin, Isaac Goggin, Byron Taylor, Allison Warren, Nicholas Warren, Gabrielle Goggin, Rachel Coady, Jane Coady, Ethan Steeves, Makayla Steeves, Robyn Reeves, Julia Reeves and Jordan Eagles; as well as by several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Mary was predeceased by her husband Arthur; her sisters: Lillian “Lily” Terris and Ruth Lutes; her brothers: Otto, Robert, Gesner and Arnold; sister-in-law, Alda Setchell; brother-in-law, Austin Goggin. Visitation will be held on Tuesday February 16th from 5-8 pm in Armstrong’s Funeral Home, Petitcodiac. At Mary’s request, there will be no funeral service at this time. Interment and committal service will be in the New Elgin Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Jordan Lifecare Center would be appreciated by the family.
Gerald Ivan Anderson
Anderson, Gerald Ivan, 70, of Petitcodiac, passed away at the Moncton Hospital on February 9, 2010. Born in Knightville, he was a son of the late Joisah and Ethel (Branscombe) Anderson. He worked at Fawcett’s Lumber Mill most of his life. He attended the Hillgrove Baptist Church, and was a member of the Orange Lodge. Gerald loved his family, especially his two grandchildren. He enjoyed music and cooking, and when he was younger, he enjoyed snowmobiling, hockey, fishing and hunting. Gerald is survived by his wife, Diane Anderson (nee Douthwright); his sons: Ivan (Sharon) and Troy (Stephanie), all of Petitcodiac; his grandchildren: Levi and Katlin; his sister, Joan Doyle (Grover) of Carsonville; his half-sister, Nettie Nowlan of Amherst. Gerald will be missed by his dog, Onya and his cat, Patch. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his half-brothers: Theodore, Fred, Ira, and Everett; his half-sisters: Edna Branscombe, Frances Branscombe, Bertha Anderson, and Myrtle Anderson. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm in Armstrong’s Funeral Home, Petitcodiac; the funeral service will be held on Friday at 3:00 pm in the Hillgrove Baptist Church with Pastor Derek Geldart presiding. Interment will be held in Fair Haven Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations to a Living Memorial would be appreciated by the family.
Arnold W. Carson
Arnold Willard Carson, 70, of Salem, passed away after a year-long battle with cancer, surrounded by his family, on December 19, 2009 at the Moncton Hospital. Born in Havelock, he was a son of the late Willard and Mary (Keith) Carson. Arnold spent his earlier life as a farmer, woodsman, and trucker; and his retirement years as a security guard. In 1990, Arnold picked up the archery bow and began a passion that lasted to this year, and became known in his red truck and camper across Canada. His friendly smile could be found working the gate at the Sussex Balloon Fiesta, and in the stands at the Windsor, NS Fair each fall. Arnold is survived by his companion, Margaret White of Hartland; his daughters: Betty Richards (Robert) of Glenvale and Loretta Prosser (Rod) of Prosser Brook; his sons: Clifford Carson (Vicki) of Saint John and Darrell Carson (Gail) of Salem; his sister, Ada Taylor of Glenvale; his brother, Arthur Carson (Martha) of Salem; as well as by nine grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Arnold was predeceased by his wife, Donna Carson (nee Steeves); his son, Dale Carson; his sisters: Alma Hutchinson and Alice Bleakney. Visitation will be held on Monday from 7-9 pm and Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm; the funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 pm with Rev. Bill Parks presiding, all in Armstrong’s Funeral Home, 33 Russell Street, Petitcodiac. Interment will be held in the Salem Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Dorothy Doris Waterbury
Dorothy Doris Waterbury, 91, formerly of Petitcodiac, passed away at the Jordan Lifecare Center on March 5, 2009. Born in Salisbury, she was a daughter of the late Manley and Anna (Beckwith) Lewis. She was an adherent of the Congregational Christian Church. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Elaine (John) Ramsay, Petitcodiac; grandchildren, Craig (Jennifer) Ramsay and Mark Ramsay, all of Petitcodiac, Devon Waterbury, Halifax, Dyson Waterbury, Miramichi; daughter-in-law, Phyllis Waterbury, Miramichi; sisters-in-law, Louise Rogers and Marion Tanton, both or Petitcodiac. Besides her parents, Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Dyson Waterbury in 1996; her son Merlin Waterbury; her sister, Kathleen Dunfield; and her brother, Thornton “Jigs” Lewis. There will be no visitation or public funeral service by request. A private family service with Rev. Owen Dawe presiding will be held. Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Jordan Lifecare Center or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Armstrong’s Funeral Home.
Phyllis Ethel Hope
Phyllis Ethel Hope of Forest Glen, died Friday May 3, 2002 at The Moncton Hospital. She was born January 2, 1953 in Moncton, She was employed with Armour Transport in the Accounting Department.
She is survived by a special friend John Fletcher with whom she resided. Her mother Anita Bourque (Roger) of Moncton, 1 Sister: Betty Green (Edward) of Meadow Brook, 2 Brothers: Donald Hope (Simonne) of Moncton and David Hope (Brenda) of Moncton, 2 Nieces and 1 Nephew. She was predeceased by her father: Kenneth Hope and an infant sister: Linda.
Visiting hours will be held from Armstrong’s Funeral Home, 33 Russell Street, Petitcodiac on Monday from 7-9. The Funeral Service will be held From Armstrong’s Funeral Home on Tuesday May 7, 2002 at 1:30 P.M. with Rev. C. Pickens officiating.
Donations to The Palliative Care Unit of The Moncton Hospital of The Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Christina Hicks, 89 of The Kenneth Spencer Memorial Home, formerly of Salisbury Road Moncton, went home to be with her lord of Saturday May 18. She was born July 22, 1913 in Scotland and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret (Ewen) Cruickshank. Christina was a member of the Havelock United Baptist Church.
She is survived by 2 Sons: William (Jeannine) of Memramcook and David (Janice) of Moncton,1 Sister: Charlotte Linfield of Riverview and 2 half brothers: Bill Cruickshank (Sally) of Havelock and John Cruickshank (June) of New Canaan, 7 Grandchildren and Several Great Grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held from Armstrong’s Funeral Home, 33 Russell Street, Petitcodiac on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9. The funeral service will be held from The Havelock United Baptist Church on Wednesday May 22 at 1:30 P.M. with Rev. David Moorehouse officiating, assisted by Rev. David Hatt. The interment will be at The Greenhill Cemetery.
“The apostle Paul states that those who die in Christ Jesus, will be absent from the body and present with the Lord”