Clifford Louis Holland
HOLLAND - the death of Clifford Louis Holland occurred at the Norfolk General Hospital Nursing Home, Simcoe, Ont., on Monday, November 5, 2007, in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Laura (Van Haelewyn) Holland. He will be sadly missed by his sisters, Helen Morris (Josh) of Saint John, Sister Kathleen Holland of Antigonish, and Connie Cooper of Saint John; his brother, Leo Holland (Catherine) of Belleville, Ont.; his stepdaughter, Janet Smith (Brian) of Kanata, Ont.; and several nieces and nephews. He had served six years in Europe during the Second World War with the Royal Canadian Army and had been a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 79 in Simcoe. He had been employed with Ontario Hydro for 20 years until his retirement a number of years ago.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Mary's Church in Simcoe. Graveside Service will be held in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Saint John, on Friday morning, November 16th, at eleven o'clock. Arrangements by Fitzpatrick's Funeral Service Ltd.
Mary Evelyn Hogan
1922 - 2007
HOGAN - Mary Evelyn Hogan passed away peacefully at Loch Lomond Villa on Wednesday, November 14, 2007. Mary was born in Saint John on October 11, 1922, a daughter of the late Charles and Agnes (Quinn) Hill.She was predeceased by her husband, John J. Hogan; and her sister, Doris McLaughlin - Magee. Cherished mother of Joe (Diane) of Oshawa, Ont., Cathy (Terry Downey) of Halifax, N.S., and Jim (Catherine) of Aurora, Ont.
Fondly remembered by her four grandchildren, Joanne of Dubai, UAE, Robert of Toronto, Ont., and Helen and Emily of Kingston, Ont. The family gratefully acknowledges the loving care provided by Doreen Bridges who assisted Mary for many years. Special thanks are extended to the staff and many friends at Loch Lomond Villa.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Pius X Church on Monday morning at eleven o'clock.
Interment will take place in St. Augustine's Cemetery, Westfield.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice, Loch Lomond Villa Foundation, or any children's charity.
Teresa May Britney
BRITNEY - The death of Teresa May Britney occurred at Loch Lomond Villa on Wednesday, November 21, 2007, at the age of 94. Teresa was born in Saint John, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Pitre) Perry, She was predeceased by her husband, Francis J. "Frank" Britney; her son Francis N. "Frank" Britney; her sisters, Rae Brown (Bud), and Agnes Knudson (Dennis); and her brother, J. George Perry. She is survived by one daughter, Constance Brown (Lloyd) of River John, N.S.; two sisters, Mary Ellen "Nellie" Graham (Pat), and Irene McGraw (Joseph), both of Saint John; 12 grandchildren; 21 great - grandchildren; 3 great - great - grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Special thanks is extended to the staff of Loch Lomond Villa for their dedication and administration while Teresa was in their care.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Friday morning at twelve o'clock. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.
R. Vincent "Vic" Coholan
COHOLAN - the death of R. Vincent "Vic" Coholan of 5 Willie Ave., husband of Helen (Hachey) Coholan, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Thursday, November 22, 2007. Mr. Coholan was born in Boston, Mass., on February 27, 1930, a son of the late Roy Vincent and Frances Genevieve (Crilley) Coholan.
He had been employed as a pipefitter at Saint John Shipbuilding for over 40 years and was a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 213.
He was predeceased by a brother, Patrick Coholan. Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Gregory (Heather) of Hubbards, N.S.; three daughters, Mary Frances Boudreau (Ronald) of Chilliwack, B.C., and Anna "Cookie" McCarty (Denis), and Lois Coholan, both of Saint John; , one brother, Raymond (Doris) of Quispamsis; four sisters, Beatrice Hamilton(Donald) of Moncton, and Marion Pye, Joan Celeste (Lino), and Lois Parlee (David), all of Saint John; seven grandchildren; four great - grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St, with visiting on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joachim's Church on Monday morning at ten o'clock. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Evangeline G. "Eva" Maguire
MAGUIRE - the death of Evangeline G. "Eva" Maguire occurred at St. John and St. Stephen Nursing Home on Thursday, November 22, 2007. Mrs.
Maguire was born in Saint John, a daughter of the late Alfred and Melvina May (Belding) Toner. She was predeceased by her first husband, John E. Hunter in 1993; her second husband, Herbert F. Maguire in 2005; a son, Jack Hunter; two brothers, Alfred and Bernard Hunter; six sisters, Alice Spinney, Evelyn Amero, Enid Tracy; Hattie Hunter, and Elsie Eastwood; and a grandson, Reuben Smith. She is survived by three sons, Dale Hunter (Shirley) of Mispec, and Andrew Hunter (Maire) and Austin Hunter, both of Saint John; four daughters, Phyllis Koval (John) of Baxter's Corner, Elsie Smith of Mispec, Reba Elvin of Saint John, and Bonnie McMillan (Brian) of Baxter's Corner; three sisters, Kathleen Chandler of Saint John, Beryl Rutherford of Mispec, and Thelma Greer of Hampton; 20 grandchildren; 34 great - grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Service will be held at Tabernacle Baptist Church on Monday morning at eleven o'clock.
Interment will take place in Mispec Rural Cemetery.
Margaret Emma "Peggy" Duffley
1922 - 2007
DUFFLEY - the death of Margaret Emma "Peggy" Duffley of Golden Grove occurred peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Wednesday, December 5, 2007. Peggy was born in Preston, Lancashire, England, on June 13, 1922, a daughter of the late John James and Margaret Mary (Murray) Woodruff, and immigrated to Canada on March 19, 1926, aboard the S.S. Doric. They arrived in Halifax and left on the train for the Centreville - Four Falls area of N.B. After farming for four years they moved to Saint John where she spent the rest of her life. She graduated from St. Vincent's Girls High School in 1940. She was employed at Walsh's Drug Store and later with Paramount Films, where she worked until her marriage to Bern in 1954. Peggy, or Gram, as she was called, loved her life at "The Grove", where she spent many years gardening and building rock - walls, enjoying the sun and watching the many different birds that frequented her feeders. She was even known to chase the odd squirrel or blue jay, she best loved purple finches and chickadees. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 51 years, Bernard Joseph; her infant son John George; her infant grandson, Craig Davidson;her brother, William Woodruff of Saint John; and her sister, Joan Grant of Oshawa.
She is survived by her children, Patrick J. Duffley of Sillery, Quebec, Mary Ellen Davidson (Brian) of St. Martin's, Judith "Judy" Beers of Saint John, and Robert (Heather Hatt) Duffley of Rothesay; her beloved grandchildren, Stewart, Robert, Scott, and Clinton Davidson, Melody, Matthew, Lindsay, and Alex Beers, and Luke and James Duffley; her brother - in - law, Philip Duffley of Golden Grove; her sisters - in - law, Sr. Theresa Duffley,S.O.S., of Halifax, Helen Barrett of Coquitlam, B.C., and Colletta Woodruff of Rothesay; and several nieces and nephews.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ann's Church on Saturday morning at eleven o'clock.
Entombment will take place in Fernhill Vault. Interment will take place in St. Patrick's Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations to Divine Mercy Catholic School or Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Building Fund would be appreciated by the family.
Marjorie L. London
LONDON - the death of Marjorie L. London of 20 Prince Edward St., widow of Victor London, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Friday, December 7, 2007. Marjorie was born in Saint John, a daughter of Helen Winnifred (Comeau) Robichaud and the late Edward Joseph Robichaud.
Besides her mother, she is survived by two daughters, Vicki and Carrie, both of Ontario; three brothers, Gregory and Gerald, both of Ontario, and Douglas of Bellisle, N.B.; and one sister, Jean of Saint John.
Memorial Service will be held at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., on Wednesday morning at eleven o'clock. Interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Margaret M. Andeson
ANDERSON - the death of Margaret M. Anderson, wife of Harold M. Anderson, occurred at St. John & St. Stephen Nursing Home on Tuesday, December 11, 2007. Mrs. Anderson was born in Newcastle, a daughter of the late Francis and Julia (Palmer) Major, and had resided in Saint John for over
61 years. She had been employed at the York Cotton Mill and as a homemaker with the Red Cross. She had been a member of Buffalo Ladies Glade #1 and the Seniors Bowling League. Besides her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Joanne Marie Hannah (Ron) of Burlington, Ont., Judith "Judy" Juliano (Mike) of Saint John, and Barbara Ann Anson
(David) of Saint John; one adopted brother, Francis Major of Fredericton; and several grandchildren, great - grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Thursday from 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Church on Friday morning at twelve o'clock. Interment will take place in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Mrs. Eileen Kathryn (Whalen) McCurdy,
McCURDY - Mrs. Eileen Kathryn (Whalen) McCurdy, widow of J. S. "Bud" McCurdy, died peacefully on Wednesday, December 19, 2007, at Rocmaura Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. Born in Dorchester, N.B., she was the daughter of the late Richard and Kathryn (Shea) Whalen. Following graduation from St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, she did post - graduate studies in obstetrics at the Boston Lying - In Hospital (Women and Brigham Hospital). When World War II began she returned to Canada and was commissioned as a Lieutenant Nursing Sister in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corp, where she met and subsequently married Bud.
She nursed throughout her life and retired as Evening Supervisor at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was a member of St. Peter's Parish. Eileen loved and was loved by all her family and will be sadly missed. The last surviving member of her immediate family, she was predeceased by brothers Paul and Lee Whalen; and sisters, Dorothy Anderson, Marjorie Wilson, and Eleanor King. She is survived by two daughters, Eleanor Kelly (John) of Saint John, and Ruth Silver (David) of Portland, Oregon; grandchildren, Christian Kelly (Renee) of Winnipeg, Nicholas Kelly (Sarah) of Winnipeg, Matthew Mercer (Kindry) of Nanoose, B.C., Joanna Mercer of Victoria, B.C., Alexander Mercer of Mount Allison, Sackville, N.B.; as well as several nieces and nephews, including Mary Lee Johnston (Ron), and Ann Green (Bobby). Her family wish to thank the staff and volunteers of Rocmaura Nursing Home (Trinity and Terrace Courts) for the compassionate care she received.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 PM and 7 to 9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Peter's Church on Monday morning at eleven o'clock. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Rocmaura Foundation, the Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick, or Romero House.