Angeline Elaine Mary Stephen
1920 - 2012
Angeline Elaine Mary Stephen (nee Saab), died at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Friday, March 30, 2012, following a 2 and a half year stay at Rocmaura Nursing Home. She was 92 years old, born on March 28, 1920, to parents Nagea Tobias and Peter Ferris Saab. In her early years, she owned & operated Angie’s Luncheon on Prince Edward St. in the east end of the city for about 13 1/2 years. Angeline married Paul Angus Clarence Stephen, son of Eva (nee George) & Sir Louis Stephen, in the fall of 1946 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with reception at the Admiral Beatty Hotel. Angeline is survived by four children: Marsha, married to Thomas Zed, Mark Stephen, Karl Stephen & Kevin Stephen married to Daphne Churchill. She has 4 grandchildren: Nadia Zed married to Peter O’ Sullivan, T. Jordan Zed, Lucia & Brooke Stephen.
At age 65, Angeline owned and operated with her sister Norma, Royale Fashions, a downtown lingerie, uniform and accessory boutique for about 11 1/2 years. She was a member of the Canadian Lebanon Association and the Marion Helpers.
Angeline was the last surviving member of the Saab family, predeceased by her brothers Philip, married to the late Annie Wakim, Frank Saab married to the late Mae Blanchard, Joseph whose wife Bonnie survives him, and sister Norma married to George Moses, both deceased.
Surviving members of the family of Angie’s late husband Paul who died in December, 1967 are: Geraldine Stephen, Leona (nee Brun), wife of the late Ralph Stephen; Pusser (Yvette), wife of the late Louis Stephen; Lillian, wife of the late Dr. Wesley Stephen and Michael & Beatrice Stephen living in Toronto. Deceased members of her husband Paul’s family, are: Barbara Stephen; Madeline and Eugene Zed; Joseph & Mable & second wife, Theresa Stephen; Frederick (Bud) Stephen survived by his wife Vera, and Peter & Anne Stephen. Angeline is survived by several nieces & nephews.
Many sincere and heartfelt thanks to St. Joseph’s Hospital and to Rocmaura Nursing home who so lovingly and carefully took care of our Mom.
Angie was a strong life force totally devoted to her family to the very end. In our grief, we take consolation in knowing that she is with our father again.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John, NB (634 - 1965), with visiting on Sunday from 7 - 9 PM and Monday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 12:05 PM, celebrated by her nephew, Fr. Peter Stephen. Interment to take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick, would be appreciated.
Daniel E. "Danny" Morrisey
1934 - 2012
The death of Daniel Emeric "Danny" Morrisey of Titusville, NB, husband of Pattie (Bishop - McCarthy) Morrisey, occurred at his residence on Friday, March 30, 2012. Born at Saint John, NB, he was the son of the late Daniel Patrick and Martha Ann (Huckins) Morrisey.
Danny owned and operated Dan's Restaurant on Charlotte Street for many years. He then worked at the Gladstone Tavern. Danny was a bartender at the 3 Mile Tavern for eighteen years before working at Kasey's until his retirement in 1999. He was a member of the Council in Sussex and also a member of the Knights of Columbus in Sussex. Danny enjoyed running, especially the Terry Fox Marathon in Vancouver. He was also involved with volunteering and fundraising, for the Heart and Stroke Foundation and AIDS New Brunswick. Danny was an avid reader and loved his menagerie of pets. Besides his wife, Danny is survived by his children, Deborah Morrisey (Peter Robichaud) of Willow Grove, NB, Mary Gail Morrisey of Vancouver, BC, Jennifer Joyce Marie Molto (David) of Steveston, BC, Michael Morrisey (Tammy) of Ottawa, ON and James H. Morrisey of Saint John; step - daughters, Stephanie McCarthy (Matt Ryan), Angie Rowe (Harry); grandchildren, Garrett and Samantha Greer, James C Morrisey, Amber Morrisey, Mateo Morrisey, Patrick and Kathleen Molto, Christopher and Connor Morrisey, Alex and Ethan McCarthy, Kayla McCarthy, Deklan and Gavin Rowe; special great - granddaughter, Brooke Tsvetkov; sister, Ann Marie Morrisey, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Danny was predeceased by his first wife, Joyce Niles; son, Daniel Patrick; brothers, Herman, Patrick, Daniel Clement; sisters, Theresa, Mary Kathleen and Lenora (Nonie).
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John, NB (634 - 1965) with visiting on Tuesday from 1:00 to 4:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 12:05 PM. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick.
Rev. Walter C. Lynch
1935 - 2012
The death of Rev. Walter Chandler Lynch occurred on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at the Moncton Hospital. Father Lynch was born in Saint John, NB, on February 26, 1935, one of seven children of the late Harold Francis and Pearl Clare (Chandler) Lynch.
After attending local schools, he spent time working with aerial and portrait photography, he then spent many years as a sales representative for the Canadian Linen Supply in New Brunswick. Father Lynch graduated from St. Mary’s College in Brockville, ON. He eventually offered himself as a candidate for the priesthood of the Diocese of Saint John. After seminary studies in Holy Apostles Seminary, Cromwell, Connecticut, he was ordained to the priesthood in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on May 10, 1985 by Bishop Arthur Gilbert. After ordination, he served as Associate Pastor of Holy Rosary Parish, Minto, and St. Joseph’s Parish, Chipman; as Administrator of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Bartibogue; as Associate Pastor of St. Michael’s Parish, Chatham; and as Administrator of Sts. Simon and Jude Parish, Nackawic, and St. Agnes Parish, Debec. In 1987 he was appointed Pastor of St. Ann’s Parish, Kingsclear, with its Missions of Immaculate Conception, Cork, St. Mark’s, Lake George, and St. Patrick’s, Newmarket. He served there until 1996 when he was appointed Pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Bartibogue, its Missions of Holy Family, Barryville, and All Saints, Millbank. He retired from full - time ministry on July 1, 2004 and remained on the Miramichi.
He was an avid salmon angler and a strong supporter for the preservation of the Atlantic Salmon. Father Lynch enjoyed making flies for fishing. For a number of years he entered his flies throughout Canada and the United States. For the past 25 years he has been tying flies as a hobby. One of his latest classic salmon fly creations was designed in honor of the holy year and presented as a gift from the Catholic priests of the Miramichi to the Most Reverend Joseph Faber MacDonald, D.D. In 1994, Father Lynch was judged 2nd with his presentation of the “Silver Rat” entered in a fly tying competition that was held in Worcestershire, England. In 2004, he was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the Salmon Association Eastern Newfoundland in recognition of place 1st in the Classic Tying Category for Newfoundland and Labrador. In 2007, Father Lynch was presented with the “Friend of the River Award” in Miramichi, NB. In 2009, he was inducted into the Atlantic Salmon Hall of Fame as an angler and a fly tyer. Father Lynch also enjoyed reading and reciting the works of Robert Service.
He is survived by his sisters, Sarah Wilson of Saint John and Eva Bell of St. Jacob’s, ON, as well as several nieces, nephews and good and faithful friends.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Mary Unruh, Pearl, his twin sister, Helen Shannon, and his brother Harold.
His body will rest at the Cathedral Rectory, 91 Waterloo Street, Saint John, on Thursday afternoon from 2 - 4 pm. His body will be translated to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Thursday evening at 7 pm for Solemn Vespers, followed by visitation until 9 pm. His funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Friday, April 27th, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John, NB (634 - 1965). Remembrances may be made to the Salmon Protective Association or to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.
Sister Catherine Geraldine Kneeland
1925 - 2012
Kneeland, Sr. Catherine G. …The death of Sister Catherine Geraldine Kneeland (Sister Mary Geralda), occurred on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Ruth Ross Residence. Sister was born on April 3, 1925 at Saint John, NB, she was a daughter of the late William James and Irene (Pippy) Kneeland. Catherine entered the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception in 1943. Catherine, (Sister M. Geralda) received her Teacher’s License and her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Thomas University. Sister carried out her ministry of teaching in New Brunswick at Johnville, Woodstock, St. Patrick’s Orphanage and St. Stephen. Sister was missioned to Vancouver where she taught at St. Anthony’s School from 1963 - 1970. She returned to teach at St. Dunston’s in Fredericton and St. Stephen until 1986. Sister Kneeland returned to Saint John and ministered in Pastoral Care at St. Joseph’s Hospital and the Saint John Regional Hospital until 2004 when she became the local leader at Ruth Ross Residence. Sister Kneeland resided at St. Vincent Residence.
Sister is survived by her sister, Mary Gauvin, five nieces, three grand - nieces, one nephew and eight grand - nephews.
She is predeceased by her sister, Margaret Kneeland and her brothers, John, Bernard and Frederick Kneeland.
Resting at Ruth Ross Residence with visiting on Thursday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM, with a Prayer Vigil, Thursday evening at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Ruth Ross Residence Carmel Chapel on Friday, April 20, 2012 at 10:00 AM. Interment will take place in the Sisters of Charity Plot in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965).
Helen Mary O'Neil
1924 - 2012
The death of Helen Mary (McLean) O’Neil of Saint John, NB, wife of James E.P. O’Neil, occurred on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Rocmaura Nursing Home at the age of 87. Born at Saint John, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Hazel (Jenkins)McLean.
She was employed at Benny Lawton’s on Waterloo Street, Weasel’s Shoe Store and worked in several Mess Halls with the Air Force. She was a member of Legion #58, Seniors “Gems” Glen Falls Club, City Market Seniors Club and the Naval Main Brace Branch.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her sons, James Edward O’Neil Jr. (Barb) of London, ON, Brian Clement O’Neil (Ida) of Saint John; daughter, Debi O’Neil of Saint John, three grandchildren, James, Debi and Mark; four great grandchildren, Justin, Holly, Aidan and Cole; Sisters in law, Sr. Helen O’Neil, Audrey McLean and Florence O’Neil, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her brothers, Victor and Clement McLean.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965) with visiting on Friday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Ann’s Church on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 10:00 AM. Interment to take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery with a reception to follow at the Church Hall. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Rocmaura Nursing Home Foundation or Ridgewood Veteran’s Wing, would be appreciated.
Carmela Marie Owens
1923 - 2012
It is with great sadness that the family of C. Marie Owens announces her death which occurred on Monday April 30, 2012 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John on December 2, 1923 she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Gertrude (O’Leary) Owens.
Marie was employed with NBTel for many years until her retirement. She was a South Ender and a long - time member of St. John the Baptist Church, the Telephone Pioneers, Rocmaura Auxiliary and the Irish Society.
Survived by her sister, Sr. Valerie Owens SCIC, of Saint John, sister - in - law, Helen Owens of Halifax, NS, several nieces and nephews; Margaret Burke (Roderick) of Cape Breton, NS, Eileen Cummins (Martin) of Dartmouth, NS, Linda Ferron (Bud) of Halifax, Kathleen Fultz (the late Bill) of Halifax, Valerie Owens (Dave) of Calgary, AB, Anne Morrison of London, ON, John Allan Owens (Nancy) of Sackville, NS, Daniel Owens of Toronto (ON), Hugh Owens (Dorothy) of Halifax, John Morrison of Halifax, Patrick Morrison of Saint John, Stephen Barry (Veronica) of Saint John, and John Barry (Vicky) of Saint John. Marie is also survived by two great nieces; Norah and Colleen Barry as well as many great nieces and nephews and great - great nieces and nephews.
Marie was predeceased by her sisters; Gertrude Owens, Ursula Morrison, Olive Owens, Noreen Barry (James), infant Justina Owens, brother; Allan Owens.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965), with visiting on Thursday 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday May 4th from St. John the Baptist Church at 10:00am. Interment to take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of the donor’s choice, would be appreciated by the family.
Diane Noreen Steeves
1949 - 2012
Diane N. Steeves passed away peacefully at the Scarborough Hospital, Scarborough, ON, on April 5th, 2012. Loving Daughter of Guardians, Jean & Albert Levesque and Mother, Dot Chamberlain,
Sister of 21 Siblings, beloved wife of the late, Rino Martin. Loving Mother of Phillip Martin, Kimberly Martin (Husband Steve), loving grandmother of Spencer, Courtney, Leah and Nicholas.
We love you so much and you will be in our hearts forever!
Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2012 from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 10:30 AM. Interment to take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John, NB (634 - 1965)