William Patrick Cote
COTE, WILLIAM P. - At the Saint John Regional Hospital on Friday, November 29th, 2002; William Patrick Cote, husband of Edna (Coty) Cote of Rothesay, NB. Born in East Tracadie, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late Francis and Rebecca Jane (Boudreau) Cote.
Bill was a veteran of World War 2 serving with the Royal Canadian Navy overseas with the North Atlantic Patrol. Prior to the war he lived his earlier years in Nova Scotia. After the war he resided for 18 years in the U.S.A. and had lived in Rothesay since 1987 and more recently a resident of Ridgewood Veterans Wing. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Rothesay, NB, and a member of the Kennebecasis Senior Citizens Club.
Bill is survived by his wife Edna, one daughter Lorraine Cote, son in law Gary Fecteau, one grandson Aaron, all of Rothesay, two sisters Gertrude Sceles of Chicago, U.S.A., Dorothy Tate of Monastery, NS, sisters in law, Grace Cote and Ada Cote, several nieces and nephews.
Bill was predeceased by three brothers Ernest, Alfred and Raymond and one sister, Rita MacDonald.
Resting at Castle "Kings Chapel" Funeral Home, 154 Old Hampton Road, Rothesay, NB (506-849-1702) from where the visitation will be held on Monday from 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2002 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Rothesay, NB. Cremation will take place followed by an interment of ashes in St. Peters Cemetery, Tracadie, NS at a later date.
Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. A veterans tribute service will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday evening at 7:00 pm.
Lillian A. (Wenn) Jennings
JENNINGS, LILLIAN A. - At her residence on Sunday, December 1st, 2002; Lillian A. (Wenn) Jennings of Pine Grove Nursing Home, Fredericton, NB, formerly of 330 Woodville Road, West Saint John, NB, wife of the late Allan Jennings. Born in Maces Bay, NB, she was the daughter of the late John and Myrtle Wenn.
Lillian worked in Saint John for 17 and a half years with the Saint John Drydock, leaving in 1958. She then went to work in the payroll department for NB Publishing Co. Lillian was a member of Maces Bay Baptist Church and the Christian Womens Club in Saint John.
Lillian is survived by her daughter Faith Laurie (Robert) grandchildren Dave, Anne, Steve, all of Fredericton, one sister Eleanor Cresswell of Vancouver, BC, nieces and nephews.
Resting at Castle "Fallsview" Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Avenue, West Saint John, NB (506-634-1701) from where the service will be held in the chapel. The time for day of visitation and service to be announced later. The interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Fredericton Amateur Speed Skating Club Inc, c/o 152 Woodbine Lane, Upper Kingsclear, NB, E3E 1S3 or to the NB Arthritis Association would be appreciated by the family.
Frances M. (Douthwright) Perkins
PERKINS, FRANCES M. - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, on Saturday, November 30th, 2002; Frances M. (Douthwright) Perkins, wife of Kenneth Perkins of Clarendon, NB. Born in Parkindale, NB, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jessie Douthwright.
Frances was a member of Wirral Baptist Church serving as an honorary Deacon. Those who knew Frances knew of her love of the outdoors, gardening and crafts.
Surviving in addition to her husband Kenneth are her daughters Linda Perrin (Stephen) of Clarendon, Judy Morrow (Raymond) of Edmonton, Alberta, Valorie at home, Sharon MacLennan (Kevin) of Westfield, one son Harold Douthwright (Heidi) of St. Stephen, 12 grandchildren, Jennifer, Samantha, Walter, Charles, Tammy, Christopher, Ian, Scott, Sean, Mark, Peter, Matthew, one great grandchild Brenden, nieces and nephews.
Frances was predeceased by one brother, Lloyd, two sisters, Evelyn and Florence.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Resting at Castle "Fallsview" Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Avenue, West Saint John, NB (506-634-1701) from where the service will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2002 in the chapel at 1:00 pm. The interment will take place in Ocean View Memorial Gardens followed by a reception at the Fallsview Family Reception Centre.
Donations may be placed to the charity of the donors' choice.
Irene (Compton) Crocker
CROCKER, IRENE - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, on Thursday, November 28th, 2002, in her 105th year, Irene (Compton) Crocker, of Hampton, NB, formerly of Rothesay, NB, wife of the late David Crocker. Born in Saint John, NB she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Mary Compton.
Irene is survived by her daughters Shirley Regan (Dr. Gerald T.) of Rothesay, NB and Audrey Cadieux (James) of Montreal, Quebec, son in law Austin Cambon of Toronto, Ont., seven grandchildren, Sharon and David Regan, David, Christopher and Jim Cambon, Jamie and Chantale Cadieux, several nieces and nephews.
Irene was predeceased by her daughter Helen Jean Cambon.
Resting at Castle "Kings Chapel" Funeral Home, 154 Old Hampton Road, Rothesay, NB (506-849-1702) from where the service will be held in the chapel on Sunday, December 1st, 2002 at 4:00 pm. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 pm until service time. The interment will take place on Monday in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro, Nova Scotia.
Remembrances may be made to the charity of the donors’ choice.
Lionel J. Melanson
Lionel J. Melanson age 77, of Amherst died Saturday, November 30, 2002 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Nappan, N.S. after a long and courageous battle with Parkinsons Disease.
Born in Shemogue, N.B., he was a son of the late Dennis and Angeline (Gallant) Melanson.
He was a veteran and served his country in the Canadian Army during World War II and continued as an active reserve member of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders. He was a long standing member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br.#10, Amherst and a member of the Amherst Council of the Knights of Columbus.
He worked at Brookfield/Scotsburn Dairy in Amherst for 32 years retiring in 1988.
A loving and caring Husband and Father, Lionel is survived by his wife the former Lorraine Fagan, four sons Ronald and Barry (Jocelyn) both of Amherst, David of Moncton, N.B. and Philip (Susan) of Riverview, N.B., two daughters Linda (Richard) Therio of Scoudouc, N.B. and Lisa (Vaughn) Dobson of Amherst, one brother Emile (Dorella) of Amherst and one sister Edna LeBlanc of Shemogue, 14 grandchildren, one great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his daughter-in-law Irene Melanson.
His remains are resting at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst with visiting on Sunday, December 1, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and parish prayers at 8 p.m.
Funeral mass will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. from Nativity Of Our Lady Roman Catholic, Amherst with Father Vernon Driscoll officiating.
Interment will take place in the St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery, Amherst.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation.
Leota Etta Bickford
Leota E. Bickford age 79, of Amherst died Saturday, November 9, 2002 at the Cumberland Regional Health Centre, Amherst.
Born in Truemanville, Cumberland County she was a daughter of the late George and Etta (Stiles) Trueman.
During the war, Leota worked for Canada Car in Amherst also in what is now known as Thunder Bay, Ont.
She was a long time active member of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind and was recognized in 1987 for her outstanding volunteer service to CNIB and to blind and visually impaired persons. Leota was a member and very active in the United Church of Canada as well as the United Church Women.
She is survived by one daughter Donna Bickford of Ottawa, Ont. and one son Allison (Linda) of Truemanville, three sisters Opal Chappell of Oxford, Ruby Trueman of Amherst and Sarah (Kenneth) Atkinson of Truemanville and her sister-in-law Evelyn Trueman of Amherst, five grandchildren, Andrew (Lori), Shawna (Greg), Marcey, Colin (Natalie) and Jennifer, one great granddaughter Hannah Rae, many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband A. Stewart, two children in infancy and two brothers Carl and Kenneth.
Her remains are resting at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst with visiting on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Campbell's Chapel with Rev. Allan Griffin.
Interment will take place in the Truemanville Cemetery.
Donations in her memory may be made to the CNIB or the charity of your choice.