Sister Lucie M. Dumonceau
1916 - 2012
Dumonceau, Sr. Lucie M. (Sr. Martha Marie) – The death of Sister Lucie Dumonceau occurred on Wednesday July 25, 2012 at the Ruth Ross Residence. Sister was born in Montana, USA on September 11, 1916 and was a daughter of the late August and Celene (Blondeau) Dumonceau.
Sister Dumonceau entered the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception on September 8, 1945. She received her education in dietary and food management/hospital purchasing and worked at Holy Family Hospital in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan as dietary and housekeeping supervisor from 1947 to 1965. Sister Lucie moved to Saint John New Brunswick in 1965 and served as Dietary Supervisor at Saint Vincent’s Convent on Cliff Street until 1970 when she continued serving at St. Joseph’s Hospital as a purchasing agent. In 1972 Sister Lucie served at Rocmaura Nursing Home as Dietary Supervisor/Food Service Manager until 1995. She resided at St. Joseph’s Convent in West Saint John from 1996 until she moved to Ruth Ross Residence in 2005.
Survived by one niece, two grand nieces, five nephews and six grand nephews. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her sister Mrs. Martha Detillieux and brothers; Albert Dumonceau, Alphonse Dumonceau, Alex Dumonceau and Armand Dumonceau.
Resting at Ruth Ross Residence with visiting on Friday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm with a Prayer Vigil that evening at 7:00pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Ruth Ross Residence Carmel Chapel on Saturday July 28, 2012 at 10:00am followed by interment 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)
Louis Donald McCue
1913 - 2012
McCue, Louis Donald - at the age of 99, Don walked peacefully home to the Lord on July11, 2012. Born in Four Falls, NB on February 23, 1913, son of the late John Frederick and Martha Helen (Murchison) McCue. Don was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Yvette (Legacy).
He is survived by his sons, John (Diane), Fredericton; Dr. Tom (Donna) and Donald (Cheryl) both of Quispamsis; daughters, Shirley (David) Mackinnon, Winnipeg, NB; Judy (Greg) McAloon and Helen (Gerry) LeBlanc both of Saint John, Susan (Robert) Sisson, Chesterville, ON; brother, Raymond, Fredericton ; sister, Ada Whalen, Frederickton; 23 grandchildren and 24 great - grandchildren.
Besides his wife he was predeceased by his 3 grandsons, Michael McAloon and infant twins Mark Allan and John Michael McCue; brothers Frederick and Myles; sisters Agatha Burrell, Dorothy Morrissey and Clara Goodine.
Donald (lovingly known to many as L.D.) lived a life of deep faith to God and to his family. He was a veteran of the Second World War and during peace time, he served with RCAF as an Aero Engine Technician. His military posting were in Summerside, PEI and Trenton, ON. Upon retiring in 1962, L.D. and his family moved back to the farm in Morrell Siding, NB where he was employed as a carpenter for the Department of Transportation until he retired at age 65. Don and Yvette enjoyed travelling and camping, especially their time spent at the lake on the Kingston Peninsula. They were active parishioners at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception and many spoke of seeing the couple walking daily to Mass, hand in hand. He was a Grand Knight joining the Knights of Columbus in 1978 and was active in Council # 937.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 with the Knights of Columbus saying prayers at 7:00 pm . Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 10 am. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donation to the Cathedral Fund or NB Right to Life would be appreciated by the family.
Daniel Christopher Collrin
1954 - 2012
The unexpected death of Daniel Christopher Collrin, of Garnett Settlement, NB occurred Sunday, July 15, 2012 at his residence. Born on December 24, 1954, in Hamilton, ON, he was a son of the late Walter and Patricia (May) Collrin.
Danny was employed for many years at the Cherry Brook Zoo before working at Spruce Grove Building Cleaners. He was an avid Nascar fan and enjoyed driving his ATV’s. Danny was known for his great sense of humour. He loved his family and adored his grandchildren.
Survived by his partner, Mary Cyr; his son, Cory Collrin (Brigitte Basque) of Golden Grove, NB; daughter, Krista Collrin (Raymond O’Brien) of Willow Grove, NB, and their mother, Betty Collrin; sister, Elizabeth Crowe (James) of Black River, NB; brothers, Leonard (Linda) of Saint John and Robert of Saint John; grandchildren, Brittany and Bailee Basque, Tristan Eastwood, Kody Collrin, Dawson and Karlee Chatwin, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965) with visiting on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 11:15am from Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home Chapel. Remembrances may be made to the Cherry Brook Zoo or to the Loch Lomond Headstart Association, would be appreciated by the family.
Lawrence "Larry" Walter LeRoy
1917 - 2012
Larry LeRoy passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born July 1, 1917, he was a son of the late John L. LeRoy and Sarah "Sadie" Parlee (Doherty).
Larry started his business in 1943 and together with his employees and customers built the family run companies that still operate today as LeRoy’s Heating Services Ltd. And Park Fuels Ltd. Larry was a lifelong supporter of his community and in earlier years was involved in both Little League Baseball and Minor Hockey. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Canadian Oil Heat Association.
He is survived by his current wife, Doris Cullinan (Arsenault) and her family, as well as his sons, John "Jack" (Nancy), Michael (Jacqueline), Thomas (Hilary Read); daughters, Jeannette Glaspy, Marilyn LeRoy, Anne - Marie LeRoy (Lorne Hillcoat), and Christine Cipolla (Dino), several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Mary Josephine (Whitaker); sisters, Marian Ellis, Rose Gallagher, Irma Chaisson, and Yvonne Miller; brothers, Randolph LeRoy, Kenneth LeRoy, Tilford LeRoy, Ronald Parlee, David Parlee, and son - in - law, Michael Glaspy.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965) with visiting on Friday from 2 - 4 PM and 7 - 9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM. Interment to take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Cathedral Fund, the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Robert Ivan Soucy
1937 - 2012
The death of Robert Ivan Soucy of JoAnn’s Special Care Home, Saint John, NB, occurred on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Grand Falls, NB, on March 28, 1937, he was a son of the late Samuel and Marguerite (Le Bel) Soucy.
He was employed with Bill’s Taxi in Saint John for many years.
Robert is survived by two sons, Roland and Ivan; and his sister, Marie Blanchette.
Besides his parents, Robert is predeceased by his brothers, Leonard and Laurier Soucy.
Robert will be sadly missed by all who knew him, especially his good friend, David Barthelot. Special Thanks to JoAnn, Julie, Janet, and Don Dingwell for their caring ways.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John, (634 - 1965) with visiting on Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM. The Funeral Service will take place from Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 10:00 AM. 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.
James Edward Patrick O'Neil
1924 - 2012
The death of James Edward Patrick O’Neil of Saint John, husband of the late Helen (McLean) O’Neil, occurred on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Ridgewood Veteran’s Wing. Born in Saint John on July 9, 1924, he was a son of the late D. Roy and Mary (O’Brien) O’Neil.
He attended St. Vincent’s Boys School and then the Saint John Community College, where he worked in the Book store.
James was a veteran of World War II, serving overseas with the Royal Canadian Navy, mainly on the HMCS, Grou - Corvette, and the Royal Canadian Air Force. After the war James became a plumber, working for several years until his retirement.
James was a past member of the Royal Canadian Legion Jarvis Bay and Branch #58 and was a current member of Branch #69 , the Main Brace Club, RCNA Central NB Branch, Vancouver Naval Veteran’s Association and Plumber Union Local 213.
Survived by his 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, Sr. Helen O’Neil, as well as several nieces and nephews.
James was predeceased by his wife, Helen (McLean) O’Neil; sister, Sr. Dorothy O’Neil; brothers, D. Roy O’Neil, Norman O’Neil, and Gerard O’Neil.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965) with visiting on Monday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM. A Royal Canadian Legion Veteran Tribute service will be held on Monday at 7:00 PM at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Ann’s Church on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 10:00 AM. Interment to take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, with a reception to follow in the Church Hall. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Ridgewood Veteran’s Wing or to Romero House, would be appreciated.
Clinton "Clint" David Buckley
1940 - 2012
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the death of Clinton David Buckley of Saint John. Surrounded by his family, Clint died on Monday August 20, 2012 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. He was born in Saint John and was the son of the late Leo and Margaret (McNaught) Buckley. Clint was the owner/operator of Buckley’s Grocery in Latimore Lake and employed as a bartender for many years and most recently at the Iceberg Pub. He is survived by his chosen family, sister - in - law; Phyllis Buckley, one niece; Gayle Buckley one nephew; Brian Buckley, sister; Agnes O’Donnell as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Audrey Mason, brothers; John, Robert "Buck", Gerald "Gerry" and James "Ukie" Buckley, brother - in - law, Ernest O’Donnell, as well as his best friend Jimmy Beman.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965) with visiting on Tuesday and Wednesday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Liturgy will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 10:00 AM from Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, would be appreciated.
Mary Constance "Connie" Magee
1919 - 2012
The death of Mary "Connie" C. Magee of Saint John, NB, occurred on Monday, August 20, 2012. She was born in Saint John on February 25, 1919 and was a daughter of the late William and Margaret (Winslow) Magee.
Connie was employed at the Royal Bank of Canada for thirty - two years before working at the New Freeman for seven years until her retirement in 1987. She was a member of the CWL and the St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxillary.
Survived by her sister, Sister Eleanor Magee, one niece; Helen Cochrane, one nephew; Bill Magee as well as one great niece and five great nephews.
Connie is predeceased by her brothers, Donald, Winslow, Morris, and Rev. J. Patrick Magee, sisters; Margaret Sincennes, Sister Jean Magee and Sister Louise Magee.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965) with visiting on Thursday, August 23, 2012 from 12:00 – 2:00 PM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 2:00 PM. Interment to take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.