Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Thursday from 7 to 9 and on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Service will be held at Stella Maris Church on Saturday morning at ten o'clock.
Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Antoine J. Johnson
JOHNSON - the death of Antoine J. Johnson, husband of Jeanne Marie (Ouellette) Johnson, occurred at the Turnbull Home on Monday, March 24, 2008. Mr. Johnson was born at Acadieville, a son of the late Clement and Elizabeth (Cormier) Johnson.
He had been employed as a miner at Minto until moving to Saint John over twenty years ago. He was predeceased by seven brothers, Jean - Baptiste, Richard, Andre, Abel, Pierre, Joseph, and Fidele Johnson; and three sisters, Marie Robichaud, Elise Gallant, and Victorine Thibodeau. Besides his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Wonita Thomas of Edmonton, Jeainata Haggerty (John) of Quispamsis, and Sandra and Angel Johnson, both of Saint John; seven grandchildren; seven great - grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
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 12:05.
Kenneth R. Wall
WALL - the death of Kenneth R. Wall of Carmarthen St. occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Monday, March 17, 2008. Mr. Wall was born in Saint John, a son of the late Albert and Rose (Chamberlain) Wall.
He was predeceased by a brother, Gerald Wall.
He is survived by one brother, Stephen (Ruth) Wall of Teeswater, Ont.; two sisters, Linda Sanipas (Joe) of South Branch, N.B., and Betty Boychuk (Fred) of Wells, B.C.; and one niece and four nephews.
Interment took place in Greenwood Cemetery.
Robina Marie Extell
EXTELL - The death of Robina Marie Extell, of Rocmaura nursing home, widow of William Extell occurred at Rocmaura on Saturday April 12, 2008. Born in Saint John she was the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Spragg) Ducey. She was predeceased by her husband in 1962 and a son Brian in 1976.
She is survived by her 3 sons, Michael Extell, of Saint John, John Arthur (Linda) Butler, of Saint John, and Allan ( Nancy) Extell of Hampton, 3 daughters, Mary Extell, Margaret, Mrs. Harold Chandler, and Rita Marie Watson, all of Saint John, 7 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's funeral home, 100 waterloo St; from where the funeral will be held on Wednesday to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception for a Mass of Christian burial at 12:05. Visiting on Tuesday 2to4pm and 7to9pm. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's cemetery.
Louis "Lou" Delaney
1942 - 2008
DELANEY, LOUIS "LOU" JOSEPH - it is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of Lou Delaney which occurred on April 24, 2008, at the Saint John Regional Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Lou was born in Saint John on April 17, 1942, the son of Madelene (Corkum) Delaney and the late Joseph Delaney. Lou was a lifelong "North Ender".
He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Tiena(Morrison) Delaney; his precious daughter, Carla (Stephen) Wetmore of Saint John; proud Grampy to his dear grandsons, Gavin and Cameron Wetmore; one sister, Patricia "Patsy" (Don) Taylor of Bain's Corner, N.B. Lou is also survived by his wonderful mother, Madelene Delaney; special niece, Cindy (Eddie) Blanchard; nephew, Rick (Bliss) Fulton, and nephew, Joe Fulton; his mother and father - in - law, Hazel and Dan Morrison; four sisters - in - law, Lynn (Pat) Mackin, Jane Finley, Susan(Bill) Melvin, and Dale (Bob) Keir. He was predeceased by his father, Joseph Delaney.
Lou was a man of faith and was truly a devoted, active member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. He loved the celebration of Mass and Holy Communion and set an example for many. Lou Delaney has joined Our Lord without hesitation. A truthful, well respected gentleman, always remembering to help everyone. He will always by remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and fried. He will also be missed by his special companion "Snoopy". Lou was employed as credit manager at Pascal Emerson Ltd. until their closure in 1995. Shortly thereafter he joined Tom Creamer and staff of Eastern Collection Services Ltd. Lou spoke very highly of his co - workers and enjoyed his work very much.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., Saint John.The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday, April 19, 2008, from 7 - 9 P.M. and on Sunday 2 - 4 P.M. and 7 - 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Clarendon St., Saint John, on Monday morning, April 28, 2008, at eleven o'clock. Interment will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery with a reception to follow. For those that wish, memorial tributes may be made to Divine Mercy Catholic School or the N.B. Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Anne Gertrude Dempster
1915 - 2008
DEMPSTER - Anne Gertrude Dempster, widow of George Adrian Dempster, passed away peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Sunday, April 27, 2008, surrounded by her family. Anne was born in Saint John in 1915, a daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (Duffy) Beamish.
Although Anne was quiet and reserved, she loved to speak to fellow church members and she drew incredible courage and strength from her faith. She was a member of Stella Maris Catholic Women's League for 65 years and had been an Auxillary Member of the Legion of Mary. She was predeceased by her son, Arthur J. F. "Art" Dempster; her son - in - law, Malcolm Burchill; three sisters, Edith Smith, Theresa Allaby, and Margaret Walsh; and two brothers, William and Raymond Beamish.
She is survived by one son, William of Saint John; three daughters, Marie Burchill of Saint John, Theresa "Betty" Shorey (Terry) of Dieppe, and Susan C. Dempster of Vancouver; one sister, Elizabeth "Libbie" Abbott of Rothesay; nine grandchildren, Patrick (Karen), Christopher (Kelly), and Jeffrey(Carrie) Burchill, Katherine Maber (Jim), Heather McDonald, Robin Hebert (Carla), Susan McIntyre (Mark), Theresa Mullett (Ian), and Jennifer Shorey; 17 great - grandchildren; one great - great - granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Stella Maris Church on Wednesday morning at twelve o'clock. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
WILLIAM JOSEPH "Billy" KEATING
KEATING - WILLIAM JOSEPH "Billy" Keating of Saint John, husband of the late M. Donnes (Kelly) Keating, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. Billy was born in Chatham, N.B., a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Creighton) Keating. He graduated from St. Thomas College in 1948.
He was one of the greatest left - handed pitchers to go through the Chatham Ironmen's organization. He was inducted into the Chatham Sports Wall of Fame in 2006 in recognition of his stellar pitching career with the Ironmen. In 1956 he began his career with N.B. Power as a Stationary Engineer in Chatham and was transferred to Saint John in 1961, retiring in 1992 after 32 years of service. A humble man and proud of his Irish heritage, Billy was a man of integrity, faith, and commitment. His unique and generous heart touched everyone he met. He was predeceased by a brother, John (Barbara) Keating. He is survived by one son, Gary (Catherine Mallette) Keating of Saint John; six daughters, Tammy Whitebone (David), Colleen Keating, Kelly Smith (special friend, Bob Purdy), and Natalie McIntyre (Paul), all of Saint John, Nancy Cameron (Bernard) of Mabou, Cape Breton, and Joanne Keating of Halifax/Toronto; one brother, Bernard (Patsy Redmond) of Chatham; seven sisters, Lillian Barry (Jack), Audrey Cormier (the late Gerald), Marilyn Duffey (Robert), Mary Atkinson, and Bernadette Keating all of Chatham, Joan Arsenault (Derrill) of Bathurst, and Joyce McGrath (Tom) of Antigo, Wisconsin; 14 grandchildren, Vanessa, Chris, Keith, Darren, Aaron, Andrew, Emily, Jeffery, Joey, Josh, Amy, Courtney, Alasdair, and Maili; 5 great - grandchildren, Kyle, Casey, Keenan, Jobe, and Evan ; and several nieces and nephews.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., Saint John, with visiting on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Visiting at Maher's Funeral Home, 35 University Ave., Miramichi, on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michael's Basilica on Saturday morning at eleven o'clock. Interment will take place in St. Andrew's Cemetery, Loggieville, N.B. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Joseph Bapst Cronin
CRONIN - Joseph Bapst Cronin passed away peacefully at his home in Tennant's Cove, N.B. on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, after a battle with cancer at the age of 73. Greatly missed by his wife Jeannie (Quick) of 22 years, along with his children from his first marriage, Cathy McDonah (Don), Geoffrey (Kym), Mary Beth and Moira Dodds (Dom), and his eight grandchildren, Liam, Caitlin, and Mollie McDonah, Madeline and Jared Dodds, and Ainsley, Connor, and Patrick Cronin. He is also survived by his brother, Frank (Janet) and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his father, Raymund J. Cronin, his mother, Beatrice (McGuiggan), and recently by his sister, Beth Haggerty (Eddie). Bapst was born in Saint John and spent all his life in New Brunswick. He was a graduate of St. Vincent's High School. Upon graduation he joined his father in the family business, R. J. Cronin Insurance before continuing his career at N.B. Power. He was the Treasurer and Secretary for the Saint John Figure Skating Club for many years and a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus. In his later years he rediscovered his love for the game of golf and spent many days at his home course, Midland Meadows, near his home in Tennant's Cove.
Following cremation, Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Church on Saturday morning at twelve o'clock. There will be a reception following in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Palliative Care Unit of the Saint John Regional Hospital or the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada would be appreciate.