ROBERT A. MURPHY
1947 - 2012
MURPHY, ROBERT A. - the death of Robert A. Murphy of Quispamsis, husband of Marilyn D. (Akerley) Murphy, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Robert was born in Montreal on March 2, 1947, a son of Albertine (Mathieu) Murphy of Magog, and the late Gerard Murphy. He had been a pipefitter - welder and was a member of U.A. Pipefitters Local 463 Oshawa. He was predeceased by his beloved daughter, Tiffany in 1998. Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by one son, David of Quispamsis; one brother, Pierre Murphy of Magog; two sisters, Suzanne Berbrier of Montreal, and Lucie Murphy of Magog; and several nieces, nephews, beloved sisters - in - law, and beloved brothers - in - law.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Friday morning from ten o'clock until service at eleven o'clock. Interment will take place in Whitby, Ont. at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the IWK Grace Health Foundation would be appreciated.
"The essence of his spirit will remain in our hearts forever."
Sr. Julia VICZKO
1911 - 2012
VICZKO, Sr. Julia - the death of Sister Julia Anna Viczko (Sr. Mary Gregory) occurred at Ruth Ross Residence on Thursday January 5, 2012.
Sister was born in Prud' Homme, Sask., on May 24, 1911, a daughter of the late Steve and Ester (Hegedus) Viczko. She entered the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception on February 13, 1931. Sister was one of the founding Sisters of St. Vincent's Hospital on Vancouver in 1939 where she served in the laundry and cook's assistant until 1953.
Sister served as a cook and homemaker in several convents across Canada, Vancouver, Holdfast, Sask., Winnipeg, Wetaskwin, Alberta, Surrey, B.C., and at Saint John and St. Stephen in New Brunswick. Sister retired to St. Vincent's Convent in 1997 and has resided at Ruth Ross Residence since 1999. She was predeceased by three brothers, John, Louis, and Steve Viczko; and three sisters, Elizabeth Kral, Helen Miskolzie, and Mary Leaderhouse. She is survived by one brother, Albert (Rose Panceau) Viczko of Youbou, B.C.; three sisters, Erma (Ted) Smith of Unity, Sask., Margaret (Kenneth) Radu of Seattle, Washington, and Lena (Ernest) Myers of Burnaby, B.C.; and several nieces and nephews, including Sister Ernestine, Sisters of Service.
Resting at Ruth Ross Residence with visiting on Friday from 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Ruth Ross Residence Chapel on Saturday morning at ten o'clock. Interment will take place in the Sisters of Charity Plot in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Prayer Vigil will be held on Friday evening at seven o'clock.
DORIS T QUINLAN
1930 - 2012
QUINLAN, DORIS T. - the death of Doris Theresa Quinlan, widow of Arthur G. Quinlan, occurred at Loch Lomond Villa on Friday, January 6, 2012. Doris was born in Saint John on February 7, 1930, a daughter of the late William and M. J. "Jennie" (Lockhart) Rodday, and had been employed with Robert Fudge Roofing until her retirement a number of years ago. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by three sisters, Jean Cormier, Audrey Rodday, and Lois Savoie, and her very special niece, Anita Cummings. She is survived by seven nieces Judith Fournier, Jean (William) Spence, Theresa Cormier (James Dulong), Katherine (David) Galey, Wendy (Andrew) Roberts, Mary Jane (Jack) Edison, and Linda (Bruce) Slovitt; and five nephews, "her Danny Boy" Daniel (Brenda) Cormier, Robert (Sandra) Cormier, David (Anita) Savoie, Wayne Savoie, and William Rodday. She is also survived by her special grandnieces, Laura McAdam (David Flewelling) and Christine (Nicholas) Roy, who lovingly called her "Auntie Doe - Doe"; her great - grand niece, Madelaine Roy; and her great - grandnephew, Benjamin Roy.The family would like to thank Doris' caregiver and friend, Fernand Parsons and the Staff of Birch Lane at Loch Lomond Villa for the wonderful care they provided.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Monday from 7 to 9 PM. Service will be held in Fitzpatrick's Chapel on Tuesday morning at ten o'clock, Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Loch Lomond Villa Foundation would be appreciated.
Rita Charoltte Smith
1917 - 2012
The death of Rita Charlotte (Nelson) Smith of Saint John, NB wife of the late St. Clair Smith, occurred at Birch Lane, Loch Lomond Villa in Saint John on Saturday, September 22, 2012.
She was the daughter of the late John and Sarah (Gilson) Nelson.
Survived by her nephew Paul Devlin and nieces Shirley Clancy, Dolores Raymond and Annette McLellan as well as great nephews and nieces.
In addition to her parents and husband she was predeceased by her sisters Margaret Devlin, Eileen Ellsworth and Dorothy Nelson.
Resting at Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965) with visiting on Monday, September 24, 2012 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm and 7:00pm – 9:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception will take place on Tuesday September 25, 2012 at 10:00am followed by interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Nellie "Joey" Thomas
1934 - 2012
The death of Nellie Thomas of Saint John, wife of the late Arthur Gallant, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Sunday, October 7 2012. She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Eleanor (Chase) Dodd. Her favorite pastime was bingo but her greatest interest and love was her family. Survived by sons; Mark (Mary) Thomas, Stephen Thomas and Edward Thomas, daughters; Mary (David) Arsenault, Joanne (Ronald) Buckley, Judith Mason, Nancy Adams, Susan Thomas (Harold Giggey), Wanda Thomas, and Janet (John) Cosentino, sisters; Joyce Wall and Carol Bennett (Doug), one brother, Albert Dodd, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and one great, great grandson as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband she was predeceased by her son Joseph Gallant, sisters; Josephine Cormier and Jacqueline Dodd, one brother Joseph Dodd as well as two son in laws; Terry Mason and Michael Adams.
Arrangements are entrusted to Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965). Following cremation a private graveside service and interment will take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Sister Bertha A. Goodine
1920 - 2012
The death of Sister Bertha Agnes Goodine (Sister M. Terasita), occurred on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at Ruth Ross Residence. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late William and Annie (O’Regan) Goodine.
Bertha entered the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception on September 8, 1938. Sister earned three degrees, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education and a Master of Education from the University of New Brunswick. During her teaching career, Sister Bertha taught at various schools in Saint John, New Brunswick, which include Mount Carmel Academy, Holy Trinity, St. Patrick’s and St. John the Baptist. Sister moved to Edmonton, Alberta in 1974, where she was the Supervisor of the Reading Lab at St. Mary’s Junior High School and later continued her career as Resource Room Teacher at St. Hilda’s Elementary School. Sister became a full - time volunteer at Norwood Extended Care Home in Edmonton, Alberta and later became Co - ordinator of Pastoral Care. Sister Bertha returned to New Brunswick in 1996 and resided at St. Dunstan’s Convent in Fredericton and returned to Saint John in 1997 where she resided at Mount Carmel Convent moving to Ruth Ross Residence in Saint John, New Brunswick in 2003.
Besides her parents, Sister Bertha was predeceased by her brothers, Gerald C. and Ralph R Goodine, and her sister, Sister Evelyn Goodine, SCIC.
Resting at Ruth Ross Residence with visiting on Tuesday 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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 10:00 AM. Interment to take place in the Sisters of Charity Plot in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Arrangements under the care and direction of Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965).
Charles C. Kane
1935 - 2012
KANE, Charles C., - the family of Charles C. Kane is deeply saddened to announce his sudden passing at home on Saturday, January 14, 2012, following a period of failing health. Charlie will be greatly missed by his wife and best friend of 35 years, and more recently his faithful caregiver, Alice (Jenner) Kane. He was born in Saint John on March 2, 1935, the second son of the late Harold E. and Madeleine (Watts) Kane.
He was a gifted athlete during his high school years at St.Vincent's where he excelled in both rugby and hockey and later in Canadian football with the original Saint John Wanderers. He was a longtime member of the Royal Order of Wharf Rats. Well known around the Saint John waterfront, Charlie had a special way with his peers which earned him the respect of both labour and management. He worked with Air Canada in Saint John and later became manager of his father's steamship and travel agency (H.E. Kane Agencies Ltd.), a position he held for many years. Later he spent several years with the Maritime Employer's Association in the filed of labour relations.
Besides his wife, he is survived by seven sons Michael, Christopher (Kim), Anthony (Mary), Andrew, Jeffrey (Michelle), Jason (Carly), and Harold "Skip" (Audra); two brothers, Harold "Skip" of Winnipeg and Robert (Judy) of Rothesay; a sister, Barbara of Halifax; 10 grandchildren; 3 nieces; 1 grandniece; and Joan Kane, the mother of his children.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Tuesday from 2 to 6 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Church on Wednesday at twelve noon. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation; the Saint John Seafarers' Mission; or the Animal Rescue League - S.P.C.A. would be appreciated.
Josephine G. WILLIAMS
1915 - 2012
WILLIAMS, Josephine G. - the death of Josephine Gertrude Williams occurred at Rocmaura Nursing Home on Monday, January 9, 2012. "Jo" was born in Saint John on November 25, 1915, a daughter of the late George T. and Maude H. (Moore) Williams. She is survived by one brother, Lewis Williams of Saint John; and several nieces; nephews; grandnieces; and grandnephews.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Hoe, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Thursday afternoon at 12:05. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Sister Eleanor Anne Magee
1913 - 2012
The death of Sr. M. Anne Magee of Saint John occurred at the Ruth Ross Residence on Monday October 15th 2012. She was born in Saint John and was a daughter of the late William and Margaret (Winslow) Magee.
Eleanor entered the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception on January 6, 1930. Sister Eleanor taught grade one from 1939 to 1973 at St. Vincent’s Girls School and St. Joseph’s School in Saint John. Along with her teaching she served as Sacristan at the Cathedral and taught catechetics at the Assumption Parish. She was a Spiritual Director for twenty six years, thirteen years at Villa Madonna Retreat House. Sister moved to Ruth Ross Residence in 2006 where she celebrated 80 years of her religious profession on January 6, 2010.
She was predeceased by her sisters; Mrs. Margaret Sincennes, Ms. Constance Magee, Louise Magee, SCIC and Jean Magee, SCIC, and her brothers; Father Patrick Magee, Winslow Magee, Donald Magee and a brother who died in infancy.
Resting at Ruth Ross Residence with visiting on Tuesday 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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 10:00 AM. Interment to take place in the Sisters of Charity Plot in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Arrangements under the care and direction of Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street, Saint John (634 - 1965).
1939 - 2012
Allen, Alvia C. – The death of Alvia "Al" Conroy Allen of Loch Lomond Villa, occurred on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born in Bayfield, NB, on September 7, 1939, he was the son of the late Oral and Helen (Spence) Allen. Al was employed with the CN Rail as a track man for many years until his retirement.
He was a resident of Loch Lomond Villa and former resident of McKellar Special Care Home in Nauwigewauk. He was a member of the RCL and belonged to the Hampton Rifle and Pistol Club. He is survived by his sister Della Richardson. He was loved by his sister Della, the owners of McKellar Special Care Home; John and Tanya McKellar as well as the staff and residents. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
At Al’s request there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held on Thursday October 4th at 12:30 pm in the Loch Lomond Villa Chapel. Interment will take place in Bayfield Cemetery, Bayfield, NB at a later date. Remembrances may be made to a local food bank of your choice. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street (634 - 1965)