David Ian Morgan
1934 - 2013
The death of David Ian Morgan of Saint John, NB occurred on January 7, 2013 after a lengthy illness at age 79. He was a former resident of the Admiral Beatty Complex.
David was the son of the late Cuthbert "Cubby" and Edna (Ready) Morgan of Saint John.
He graduated from St. Vincent’s Boys High School in 1953 and obtained his post - secondary education at St. Thomas University in Chatham, New Brunswick and at St. Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. David was employed by Moosehead Breweries, both as a student from 1950 as well as a full - time employee in all facets of the brewing industry from 1957 to 1960. David subsequently moved to Ontario and entered the sales field. He was employed for over 25 years initially in the paper industry and subsequently in the carpeting industry. David returned to Saint John in 1986 where he worked in real estate sales, Canadian Cancer Society and the hospitality industry.
David is survived by his son, Scott (Quincy) Morgan, of Hamilton, Ontario, his daughter; Jennifer Morgan and his grand - daughter; Jessica Morgan, both of Vancouver, BC , his former wife; Frances Alex, also of Vancouver, BC, his sisters; Mary (Mullin) Quinlan, of Los Angeles, California, Inez (Jerome) Maloney, of Oshawa, ON, and Susan (Eric) Carpenter, of Jacksonville, FL.
He was predeceased by his three brothers; Hugh and James (1944 – WWII), and Francis Morgan, two sisters; Anita (Fred) Frommer, and Joan (Ron) LeNoach.
In accordance with David’s request, there will be no visitation. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965). Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Peter’s Church, 50 Clarendon Street in Saint John on Saturday, January 12th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to take place in the family plot in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Paul & Rita Barry Bursary Fund for UNBSJ students would be appreciated. Donations can be made through Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home or through the University of New Brunswick – Saint John (506 - 453 - 5053) or online at www.CanadaHelps.org/University of New Brunswick designating the Fund or by cheque payable to the Paul & Rita Barry Bursary Fund mailed to the University of New Brunswick, P.O. Box 5050, Saint John, NB E2L 4L5.
Virginia Bridget Dunn
1962 - 2013
The death of Virginia Bridget Dunn of Saint John, NB, occurred at Bobby’s Hospice on Wednesday, January 9, 2013. Born in Chatham, NB on March 30, 1962, she was a daughter of Louise and the late Louis Manuel.
Bridget was employed for several years at UNBSJ, she enjoyed puzzles and karaoke.
Besides her mother, Bridget is survived by her children, Shane (Laura) and Amanda Clark (John) both of Saint John, her granddaughter, Molly Clark, her brothers; Alan, Neil, Lou, Keith, Will (Sharon) and Pete, all of Saint John, her sisters; Loretta Bell (Tom) of Dartmouth, NS and Claudia of Saint John, several nieces and nephews, her grand - dog; Rawley, and special friends, Harold and Debbie.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965) with visiting on Monday, January 14, 2013 from 7 – 9 PM. In keeping with Bridget’s wishes, there will be no formal funeral service. Remembrances may be made to Bobby’s Hospice.
Miriam A. FitzGerald
1917 - 2013
Miriam Abigail FitzGerald, passed away suddenly on March 7, 2013 in Calgary, AB. She was a woman of unwavering faith. Her gentle spirit and enchanting smile warmed any room. A devoted caregiver to various family members, her legacy is her life of service. Her accepting and trusting spirit allowed her to enjoy living the last five years in Calgary, with her cherished daughter, Ann Marie. Florida, Brule Beach, Easter or Christmas jaunts, Miriam was always ready for another adventure. Her sparkling eyes would brighten for family and a decadent dessert.
Miriam was born on October 20, 1917 in Glasgow, NS, to the late Daniel and Sarah (Buckley) MacDonald. She is survived by her devoted daughter, Ann Marie, nieces and nephews; Mary Lou, John, Bob, Pauline, Gerry, Mary, Kathleen, cousin Maureen and numberous grandnieces and grandnephews.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 53 years, Jim and her niece, Pauline. She was also predeceased by her older sisters, Helen and Norah. They were three beautiful, generous ladies.
Also left to mourn are special friends, Reverend Dan Stevenot, the Howlett and Roth Families. They welcomed Miriam to her new western home with love, acceptance and friendship.
Visitation was held at McInnis & Holloway's Chapel of the Bells in Calgary on Sunday, March 10, 2013 and a Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Calgary on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 10:00 AM.
Visitation will also be held at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965) on Thursday, March 14, 2013 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:10 PM, followed by interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Cathedral Building Fund or St. Vincent De Paul Society would be appreciated by the family.
Sarah "Sally" Helen Freeze
1920 - 2013
The death of Sarah "Sally" Helen Freeze, occurred on Thursday, January 3, 2013, at Kenneth E. Spencer Memorial Home, Moncton, NB, where she has resided since November 2005.
Sarah is the last surviving member of her family. She leaves behind seven children; Carol, Patricia, Barbara, Brian, George, Michael, and Mary.
At Sarah’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. A Graveside service will be held at St. Joseph’s Cemetery on Monday, January 7, 2013 at11:00 AM.
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 (634 - 1965).
Marie Isobel Walton
1941 - 2013
The death of Marie Isobel Walton of Saint John, NB, wife of the late Vincent Walton, occurred on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the Saint John Regional Hospital, after a brief illness. Born at Saint John, May 12, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Martha (Guimond) Stanton.
Marie graduated from Mount Carmel School of Business in 1958 and went to work at Poly Cello for a few years before becoming a mother. She then worked at Woolco and later Walmart for over 30 years, retiring in 2006. Marie was an avid reader and also enjoyed knitting, cross stitching and spending time outdoors in her gardens. She enjoyed getting together with friends on a regular basis for lunch or to play cards. Most of all, Marie loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandsons. All four had a special place in her heart. She never forgot to send a card to them for every occasion. Marie was a geniunely kind person who always had a smile for everyone and selflessly put her family before her, always.
Marie is survived by her son, Michael (Tara) of Saint John, daughters; Lorna Drummond (Doug) of Quispamsis, NB, and Krista Farris (Darren) of Saint John, brothers; Paul of Saint John, and Robert of Frederiction, grandchildren; Ben and Will Drummond, Cole Farris and Levi Walton, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, Marie was predeceased by her brother, Charles.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965) with visiting on Friday from 2:00 - 9:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013 from Stella Maris Church at 9:00 AM. Interment to take place in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
1918 - 2013
The death of Doris Godin, wife of the late Oliver Godin occurred on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the age of 95. Doris was born on March 7, 1918 in Tracadie, NB and was a daughter of the late Frank and Josephine (Brideau) Ferguson. She is survived by her children, Raymond (Cathy) Goodin and Norbert (Joan) Goodin, Claudette McLeod all of Saint John, NB, Viola McCallum of St. Stephen, NB, Florence Goodin of Saint John, NB, one sister Stella McLaughlin of Tracadie - Sheila, NB, several grandchildren, several great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents Doris was predeceased by brothers Richard, Alphonse, Gerald, Alyre and Fr. Oneil Ferguson and two sisters Mary Arsenault and Sr. Noela Ferguson.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (506 - 634 - 1965) with visiting on Friday March 15, 2013 from 2 – 9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Our Lady of the Assumption Church on Saturday March 16, 2013 at 9:30 AM followed by interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Donations to the Palliative Care Unit at the SJRH or to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.
Sister Bernadette Elizabeth Banning
1936 - 2013
The death of Sister Bernadette Elizabeth Banning (Sister Mary Carol) occurred on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the Ruth Ross Residence. Born in Ottawa, ON, she was a daughter of the late Percy and Margaret (Cooligan) Banning.
Sister Bernadette received her education in Ottawa and had four years of office experience before she entered the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception in Saint John on September 8, 1957.
After completing her novitiate, Sister worked in Medical Records at St. Joseph’s Hospital for a year. Sister Bernadette returned to Ottawa where she became a Registered Health Records Administrator at Ottawa General Hospital. She received her Bachelor of Science in Health Records from the Notre Dame University in Nelson, BC. From 1971 to 1981, Sister was Director of Medical Records at Holy Family Hospital in Prince Albert Saskatchewan. In 1982, she returned to Saint John and was Research Secretary at Conway Place and Director of Medical Records at St. Joseph’s Hospital where she retired in 1997. Sr. Bernadette then became the Local Bursar (Payroll and Accounts) at Ruth Ross Residence since 1997 to the present time. She was presently living at St. Vincent Residence.
Sister Bernadette is survived by her brother, Lorne Banning, three nieces, four grand - nieces; three nephews and six grand - nephews.
She was predeceased by her brothers, Percy Banning and Malcolm Banning, and her sister, Carrole Loyer.
Resting at Ruth Ross Residence with visiting on Sunday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM, with a Prayer Vigil that evening at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Ruth Ross Residence, Carmel Chapel on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Interment to 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).
Matthew William Horgan
1997 - 2013
It is with great sadness that the family of Matthew William Horgan wishes to announce his sudden passing on May 22, 2013 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born on October 24, 1997, he was a son of Gregory and Sharon Horgan. Matthew bravely lived with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and was an honours student at St. Malachy’s Memorial High School. He was an avid Toronto Maple Leafs fan and especially enjoyed watching Saturday night hockey with the Merzetti family in his second home.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brothers, James Horgan and Bradley Belyea; his paternal grandmother, Marjorie Horgan; Aunts and Uncles Russell and Louise (Lyons) Belyea, Anita Belyea, Barry and Gail (Belyea) Freeze, Stephen and Cathy (Belliveau) Belyea, Richard and Cindy (Hall) Belyea, Gary Belyea (Monique) and Cathy Horgan; as well as many relatives and friends.
He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather James Horgan; maternal grandparents Eugene Belyea and Frances Belyea; and paternal uncle Robert Horgan.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John, NB (634 - 1965) with visiting on Friday, May 24, 2013 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. John the Baptist Church on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 10:00 am. Interment will take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances to Muscular Dystrophy Canada would be appreciated by the family.