Larry Allan Goss
At the Saint John Regional Hospital after a lengthy illness, Larry Allan Goss of Hampton passed away Saturday, January 6, 2007. Born in Saint John on March 20, 1944, Larry was the son of Eileen (Craig) (Goss) McLellan and the late Arlington Goss. He is survived by his mother and step-father (Fred McLellan) of St. Stephen, two daughters, Ashley and Andrea of Hampton, one son John of New Minas, NS, sister Sandra Christen of Edmonton Alta., two brothers, Gerald of Boston, Mass., Glenn of Fredericton, best friend to the very end and “chosen” brother Ray McGraw of Saint John, three grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Larry was a lifelong fan of the outdoors, loving hunting, fishing, boating and camping especially around his hometown area of St George and Bonny River. He had worked for the St. George Funeral Home, Rubin’s Clothing Store, The Capital Movie Theatre, Lake Utopia Paper Mill, Memorial Gardens in Moncton and Ocean View Memorial Gardens in Saint John, NB Power and the Department of Justice throughout his working career.
Family will receive friends at the St. George Funeral Home on Friday from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm, from where the funeral service will be held from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 13, 2007. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of the St. George Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB
Gregory Thomas Darke
Unexpectedly at his residence on Deer Island on January 4, 2007, Mr. Gregory Thomas Darke, beloved husband of Barbara Ann (Calder) Darke of Lambertville NB. Born at Eastport ME. On June 15, 1947 he was a son of Alice (Adams)(Darke) Mcvicar and the late William Darke. A loving husband, father, son and brother he is survived besides his wife Barb, by one daughter: Victoria (Evan) Smith of Fredericton NB, mother Alice (Milton) McVicar of Bonny River NB, One brother: Allison Darke of Lambertville NB, two sisters: Elizabeth Darke of Lambertville NB and Donna (Russ) Crosby of Fredericton NB as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Greg was employed by the Department of Transportation as a deck hand on the Deer Island Ferries for a number of years. At one time he was a supply teacher teaching at both Deer Island and St. George. He also was a Vietnam Veteran serving a tour of duty in Vietnam in the late 1960’s with the U.S Marine Corps as well as Midway Island. Greg also was active in his community serving as a firefighter with the Deer Island Fire Department and a member of the Church of Christ in Lords Cove. Greg also was a Shriner and a member of the Abanaki Lodge #55 F & AM as well as the O.E.S Granite Chapter # 15 in St. George.
Although there will be no visiting, there will be a Masonic and O.E.S tribute service at the St. George Funeral Home on Monday beginning at 7:00 PM. A Graveside service will be held at Mount Hope Cemetery on Deer Island on Tuesday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Glen Cox officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Kidney Foundation or a charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage st. St. George NB E5C 3L6
Mrs. Doris Margaret (Henry) Harmon
Unexpectedly, at the Charlotte County Regional Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on October 24, 2005, Mrs. Doris Margaret (Henry) Harmon, 81, of Bocabec, NB, wife of the late Henry Taylor Harmon. A loving mother, grandmother and sister, she is survived by her mother, Margaret Frances (Till) Henry of Fredericton; three sons, Raymond Coughlan (Sandra) of Fredericton, Don Giberson (Debbie) of Oakville, ON, and Paul (Rhona) Harmon of Bocabec; two daughters, Pauline (Allan) Stewart of Bethel and Nancy (Edward) Thorne of Bocabec; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, including special great-grandson, Logan; four brothers, Donald Henry (Rita), Manfred (Eva) Henry, Gary (Lilla) Henry, all of Ontario, and Glen (Ruby) Henry of Fredericton; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Doris was predeceased by her father, Charles Leroy Henry and one sister, Alice Haus.
Doris was a vibrant woman who enjoyed life and babysitting her grandchildren whom she lovingly adored. She found pleasure in taking drives and her summer time trips to PEI. On Friday evening from 7-9 pm, the family will receive friends and relatives at St. Marks Anglican Church, St. George, from where a Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 29th at 2 pm, with Rev. Wayne Matheson and Rev. Mary Ann Langmaid officiating, followed by interment in the Church of the Transfiguration Cemetery in Bethel. In Doris' memory, donations to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation, Charlotte County Cancer Society, the Alzheimer's Society, or a charity of the donor's choice, would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the St. George Funeral Home, (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
Chandler Alexander Leavitt
The death of Chandler Alexander Leavitt, 84, of Medicine Hat, AB, and formerly of Blacks Harbour, NB occurred on March 4, 2005 at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital in Medicine Hat, AB. Born in St. George, NB on April 20, 1920, he was the son of Fesiton Lester and Georgie Alma (Cook) Leavitt. He is survived by one daughter, Zelda (Donald) Turnbull of Pennfield; two grandchildren, Donald and Dwayne Turnbull; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
In his earlier years, Chandler was a can cutter for Connors Bros. Ltd., then moved to Alberta where he began to work in a greenhouse. Chandler loved growing and taking care of his gardens.
No visitation by Chandler’s request. A graveside service will take place in the spring. Donations to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
David Herbert Borthwick
Unexpectedly, at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, on March 3, 2005, Mr. David Herbert Borthwick, loving husband of Sheila (McLaughlin) Borthwick of Canal, NB. Born in Pennfield, NB on May 27, 1943, he was a son of the late John E. and Laura Mae (Oliver) Borthwick. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, he is survived, besides his wife, by one son, Steven McVicar of St. Stephen; one daughter, Kelly Seeley (Bill Hillier) of Seeley’s Cove; three grandchildren; one brother, Alfred (Blanche) Borthwick of Back Bay; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, he was pre-deceased by one brother, Burton.
Dave was a hard worker who was employed by Fundy Contractors as a truck driver for ten years. He enjoyed camping and the outdoors.
Resting at St. Marks Anglican Church, Main Street, St. George, from where the service will be held on Saturday, March 5th, at 2 pm, followed by interment in the St. George Rural Cemetery. Visiting on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In David’s memory, donations to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
Claude Reginald Mitchell
The death of Mr. Claude Reginald Mitchell, of Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB, Formerly of Back Bay, NB, occurred on Saturday February 26, 2005, at his residence.
Born in Back Bay, NB, on June 2, 1941, he was a son of the late George Stanley and Charlotte Alberta (Maskell) Mitchell.
Claude is survived by three brothers Harold (Sandra), Everett (Nancy), and Thomas (Janet) all of Back Bay, NB; two sisters Mary Conley (Dr Douglas) of Whitby, ON and Elizabeth Frost (Jim) of Trenton, ON, several nieces and nephews. Claude was predeceased by a brother Bill.
No Visitation by Claude’s request. A graveside service will take place in the summer.
In Claude’s memory donations to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the St. George Funeral Home (755-3353), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
Merton Hilyard Patterson
Following a lengthy illness, with his family and Rev. Mary Ann at his side, the death of Mr. Merton Hilyard Patterson of L’Etang, NB, husband of Esther (Matheson) Patterson, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on Tuesday, February 22, 2005. Born in L’Etang, NB on July 28, 1926, he was a son of the late Kenneth and Freda (Cunningham) Patterson. He had been employed at the St. George Mill and later with Lake Utopia Paper having over 20 years service, retiring in 1992. In addition to his work at the mill, Merton loved woodworking and furniture making. Besides his wife, Merton is survived by one son, Lance Patterson (Sandra) of L’Etang; daughter, Melody Hanley (Bruce) of L’Etang; step-son, Allen Curran (Angela) of Stillwater; step-daughter, Gloria Stewart (Jeff Markey) of Back Bay; one brother, Vance (Germaine) of Quebec and a daughter-in-law, Rose Patterson of L’Etang; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Merton was pre-deceased by his first wife, Florence (Taylor) Patterson; a daughter, Michelle and a son, Wayne.
Resting at St. Mark’s Anglican Church, St. George, from where the service will be held at 2 pm, Friday February 25th , with Rev. Mary Ann Langmaid officiating. Visiting hours at the church from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
Janice Lee Lord
At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB, the death of Janice Lee Lord, Deer Island, NB, occurred on February 16th, 2005. Born in Eastport, Maine, USA on December 8, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Leroy Russell and Juanita Evelyn (Conley) Martin. She is survived by three sons, Alan (Catherine) Lord, Daniel (Liana) Lord and Thomas (Krista) Lord, all of Deer Island; one sister, Rhoda Paulette Alley of Portland, Maine; four grandchildren, Leigh, Samantha, Spencer and Kyara; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was pre-deceased by one sister, Mae Newman.
Janice was employed as a packer of Connors Brothers. Ltd., Deer Island for 38 years, up until her retirement. There will be no visiting by family request. A graveside service will take place at 2 pm Saturday, February 19th, from Mount Hope Cemetery in Deer Island. Arrangements entrusted to St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
Edward Stickney Lord
Mr. Edward Stickney Lord, 87, husband of Alva (Craig) Lord of St. Andrews, NB died peacefully at the Passamaquoddy Lodge, St. Andrews, NB on February 13, 2005.
He was born on Deer Island on May 2, 1917 of Harold and Bessie Lord. He was pre-deceased by brothers Lambert, Horace (Scotty) and sister Carolyn Richardson. He is survived by one sister, Mary Daly of Fredericton, NB; two daughters, Janet Love (Arthur), Joyce Dickson (Bernie); four grandchildren, Andrew Love (Kathy), Kimberly Love-Brayley (Bill), Jill Dickson and Steven Dickson; two great-grandchildren, Brittany & Liam; one nephew, Arthur Richardson of Ottawa, ON and niece, Cynthia Hobart of Peterborough, ON.
Retired from NB Telephone Co. Ltd. in 1981. Ed had many interests, but above all he had a great passion for music and a love for wood turning.
No visitation requested by the family due to body being donated for medical research at Dalhousie University.
A memorial service will be held at the United Baptist Church, King Street, St. Andrews, on February 18, 2005, at 2 pm. Donations can be made at any charity of the donor’s choice.