Mary Katherine Mackin
1932 - 2013
The family of Mary Katherine (Horgan) Mackin, loving wife of Gregory Mackin wish to announce her death on Saturday May 25, 2013 at Saint John Regional Hospital, born in Saint John on June 11, 1932. She was the only child of the late Grace (McManus) and Cornelius Horgan.
Mary graduated in 1949, from St Vincent’s High School, in 1953 from Nursing at St Joseph’s Hospital and 1954 from St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto in Operating Room Technics program. She worked at St Joseph’s Hospital in Saint John for a number of years eventually leaving her role to devote her life to bringing up her family.
She was a member of Stella Maris CWL and Knights of Columbus Council 6595 Ladies Auxiliary. Mary was a lifelong member of Cathedral of Immaculate Conception and Stella Maris Parish in East Saint John.
She took her greatest pride and joy in the lives of her family and grandsons.
Besides her husband Greg, she is survived by her daughter Kathy (Michael) Hogan and sons Kevin (Louise) and Mark (Brenda) and daughter - in - law; Connie Mackin. She was predeceased by her son Dr. Michael Mackin.
Mary was blessed with six grandsons and took great joy in them, Sean and Mark Hogan, Christopher Mackin and Matthew, Joshua and Christian Mackin.
Mary was also survived by a brother in law and several sisters in law as well as many nieces and nephews.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John with visiting on Tuesday 7:00 – 9:00 and Wednesday 3:00 - 8:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday May 30 2013 at 12:00 PM from Stella Maris Church, Bayside Drive. Interment will take place in St Joseph’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers those who wish remembrances may consider donations to ALS society of New Brunswick, Stella Maris Church Renovation Fund or charity of one’s choice.
David "Wayne" Rogers (Doiron)
1955 - 2013
It is with great sadness that the family of Wayne Rogers announce his death, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born March 14, 1955, he was a son of the late Martin Doiron and Eva Jones. Wayne was the husband of his beloved Dolly Rogers, and they were about to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary later this year. Wayne will be remembered as a great comedian who loved playing his guitar and singing karaoke. He was also a member of Adanac.
Besides his wife, Wayne is survived by his daughter, Kim; step - son, Billy; 2 grandchildren; 1 great granddaughter; sister, Wanda; brothers: Terry, Chris, Shane, Glen, and Kevin; his Uncle Ernest; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, 3 brothers, Aunt Betty, and Uncle Art.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965) with visiting on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 and Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 2 - 4 & 6 - 8 PM. A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:00 from Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Remembrances to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
Telesphore Joseph Pare
1932 - 2013
Telesphore Joseph "Joe" passed away May 28, 2013 at Saint John Regional Hospital. Born on March 17, 1932 he was a son of the late Telesphore J. and Alice (Lepage) Pare. Joe was a hard worker and worked as a lobster fisherman in Belledune. T4 enjoyed hunting and many sports, and was an avid hockey fan especially the Montreal Canadians.
Survivng are his wife, Florida (McGraw); children, Brenda (Jens) Krause; Lina (John) Gommer; Brian (Traci); Maybel (Michael) Dupere; Alain; Roy; Diane (Rodney) Walker; Wayne; all of Saint John; Randolph (Judy); Carol Pare (Joey); Rocky (Elaine); all of Toronto; brother, Leo Paul Caron; sisters, Lucien and Eva both of Montreal, 21 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brothers, Roland and Eudore; sisters Alice, Rose and Gabriel.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street (634 - 1965) with visiting on Wednesday May 29 and Thursday May 30, from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm. A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10:00 am for the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Interment will take place at St. Joseph's Cemetery, on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 9 am. Donations to the Canadian Diabetic Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
1934 - 2013
The Death of Norma Scott occurred on Monday June 24, 2013 at Bobby’s Hospice. Norma was born in Saint John and was the daughter of the late Irvine and Edith (Scott) Melvin. She was a member of the Corp Commissionaires for 15 years until her retirement. Norma was a devote catholic and a parishioner of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and a member of the Catholic Women’s League. Survived by cousin’s; Doug and Marjorie Murray of Rothesay, Ronnie and Jackie McDevott of Quispamsis, Bill and Ruth Murray of Toronto, Barb Nelson and family of London, Peter and Diane Murray of St. Thomas and a special friend; Margaret Logue of Saint John.
Following cremation, a mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday June 28, 2013 at 12:10 from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception followed by interment in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Donations to Bobby’s Hospice would be appreciated by the family.
Paul K. L. Hayward
1964 - 2013
The death of Paul Kenneth Lorne Hayward of Saint John, occurred by accident on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Born in Saint John, on December 18, 1964, he was a son of the late Rupert and Gertrude (Burns) Hayward.
Paul enjoyed music and playing his guitar for his family and friends.
Survived by his sister, Donna Hayward of Saint John, Floyd of NS, John of AB, Wayne, Malcolm, Gerald, and David, all of ON, as well as several nieces, nephews, great - nieces and great - nephews.
Besides his parents, Paul is predeceased by his brothers; Murray and Gordon, sisters; Marjorie Lavoie and Sharon Sheehan.
At the request of the family, there will be no formal visitation. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 2:00 PM from Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to take place in Fernhill Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the 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).
Ronald D. Finley
1942 - 2013
Finley, Ronald D. – The passing of Ronald Douglas Finley occurred on Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Ron was born in Fredericton, NB, on August 24, 1942 but spent most of his life in Saint John. He graduated from St. Malachy’s Memorial High School with high honours in 1960, St. F.X.U. in 1965, and U.N.B. in 1968.
Ron’s professional career began in 1965 as a Mathematics Teacher at Aberdeen Junior High School. After a number of years, he moved to the staff of Finley - Mullin Real Estate Ltd., a family owned business, before moving back to his original vocation of teaching, this time at Forest Hills Junior High School. In May, 2001, Ron was inducted into the Saint John Sports Hall of Fame as a former member of the Canadian Champion CYO Monarchs Basketball Team.
Ron was predeceased by his father, F. Douglas Finley in 1985, and his mother, Frances Reta (Feran) Finley in 1990.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Florence Finley (Alchorn) (Porter), two sons; Gregory Brian (Susan) and Keith Edward Douglas (Katherine) of ON, step - daughter; Stacie Porter (Adam Martin), grandchildren; Rhys, Jackson, Morgan, Claire, and Emily.
In keeping with Ron’s wishes, there will be no formal visitation. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 2:00 PM from Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home Chapel with visiting from 12 – 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Animal Rescue League or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965).
Judith Ann Flynn
1957 - 2013
The death of Judith Ann Flynn of Saint John, occurred on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John, on May 5, 1957.
Judy enjoyed sewing and singing, she also enjoyed travelling and spending time with her friends and family.
She is survived by her companion, William Arsenault, two daughters, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Judy was predeceased by her parents, brother, Edward "Red" Flynn and sister, Gerri Chittick.
In keeping with Judy’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John, (634 - 1965). Remembrances may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
George Joseph Forest
1925 - 2013
Forest George Joseph - The passing of George Forest occurred peacefully on July 15, 2013 at Ridgewood Veteran's Home, Victory Wing. He was surrounded by his family. George was born on September 10th, 1925, in Saint John,NB, the second youngest of 9 children. When the Second World War broke out, George left school to join the Canadian Army. He was obliged to attend Boot Camp twice, however, as it was discovered during the course of his first attendance that he was only 15 years old. He went on to serve in the Canadian Transport Corp and was wounded in Holland during his time overseas. George was very proud of his time spent serving his country.
After the war, George went on to work at The Golden Ball garage as a mechanic for many years, before joining the Saint John Shipyard, where he retired after 26 years of service in 1983.
George is survived by the love of his life Huberte (Betty), his bride of 64 years, two sons Gerald and Paul, two daughters Susan Boudreau (Rudolphe), and Linda O'Brien (David), his eldest sister Alma Poirier as well as 4 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren. He was pre - deceased by his granddaughter Tammy as well as 7 siblings. The family would like to thank those who provided such wonderful care during the last several years of his declining health, especially Sondra Lewis, Judy Wilkins and Joan Davis. A special thanks is also extended to the kind and caring staff at Ridgewood Veterans wing for all their excellent care during the last month of George's life.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street (634 - 1965) with visiting on Wednesday from 3pm to 7pm. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 12:10 from The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception followed by interment at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.