Sister Mary B. Hurley
HURLEY - the death of Sister Mary B. Hurley (Sr. M. Assunta) of Ruth Ross Residence occurred at her residence on Friday, January 9, 2009. Sister was born in Semiwagon Ridge, N.B., a daughter of the late Daniel and Clara (Maher) Hurley. She entered the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception on March 25, 1935. Sister served over twenty years in Vancouver as a Homemaker at Sacred Heart Convent, Our Lady of Mercy Home, and Immaculate Heart Convent. On her return to Saint John she assisted the sick and infirm at St. Vincent's Convent and the Mater Misericordiae Home. She also served at Marycrest and St. Joseph's Convents. While living at St. Pius X Convent, Sister Hurley was involved in Parish Ministry. She was predeceased by four brothers, Martin, John, James and Daniel Hurley; and one sister, Sister Phoebe Hurley, S.C.I.C.
She is survived by four brothers, Joseph Hurley of Gores Landing, Ont., Anthony Hurley of Georgetown, Ont., Peter Hurley of Deep River, Ont., and Colonel Raymond Hurley of Gloucester, Ont.; three sisters, Miss Clarissa Hurley of Saint John; Mrs. Alice (Cliff) Billington of Toronto, and Mrs. Stella Renneberg of Kamloops, B.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
Resting at St. Vincent's Convent, 31 Cliff St., with visiting on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Vincent's Chapel on Tuesday mooring 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 Monday evening at seven o'clock.
Alphonsus L. Gallagher
GALLAGHER - the death of Alphonsus L. Gallagher of the Turnbull Nursing Home occurred at his residence on Friday, January 16, 2009. He was born in Saint John, a son of the late Charles and Genevieve (McKenzie) Gallagher, and had been employed at with Saint John Shipbuilding until his retirement a number of years ago. He is survived by one brother, Paul Gallagher of Saint John; and several nieces and nephews.
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 the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Monday afternoon at 12:05 P.M. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
William J. "Bill" Dolan
DOLAN - the death of William J. "Bill" Dolan of 22 Memory Lane, Quispamsis, husband of Patricia M. (Doiron) Dolan, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Saturday, April 4, 2009. Bill was born in Boston, a son of the late William J. and Kathleen (McCarthy) Dolan.
He had resided in Saint John since 1945 where he was raised by his uncle and aunt, John and Lillian (Horgan) Dolan. He was a graduate of St. Malachy's Memorial High School and St. Francis Xavier University and received his Masters of Business from the University of Western Ontario. He was the president of Canada Industrial Castings and Crystal Industries. He was a former President of the Saint John Central Minor Hockey Association. He was predeceased by a brother, Arthur Dolan, and a sister, Helen Dolan. Besides his wife, he is survived by six sons, David of British Columbia, Kevin of Saint John, John (Ann) of Saint John, William "Billy" (Kathy) of Halifax, Frank (Krista) of Fredericton, and Michael (Andrea) of Saint John; two daughters, Tina (Frank) McGraw of Saint John, and Judy (Lars) Hoglund of Sweden; two brothers, Charles Dolan (Sharon) of Dartmouth, and Father John J."Jack" Dolan of Fredericton; and 12 grandchildren.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Monday from 7 to 9 and on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mark's Church, Quispamsis, on Wednesday morning at ten o'clock. Following cremation, interment will take place in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Golden Grove.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Colleen M. Coakley
COAKLEY - the death of Colleen M. Coakley of 43 Horsfield St. occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Thursday, May 21, 2009. Colleen was born in Saint John on June 14, 1951, a daughter of the late Elmer and Margaret (O'Neil) Coakley and had resided all her life in Saint John. She is survived by one son, Wayne E. Coakley of Saint John; and two sisters, Peggy Lockhart of Saint John, and Rhona Baker of Nanaimo, B.C.
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. John the Baptist Church on Saturday morning at ten o'clock. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Margaret A. E. "Peggy" Lockhart
LOCKHART - the death of Margaret A. E. "Peggy" Lockhart of 146 Germain St., widow of John M. Lockhart, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Monday, December 21, 2009. Mrs. :Lockhart was born in Saint John, a daughter of the late Elmer and Margaret (O'Neil) Coakley. She is survived by her son, Jack (Yvonne) Lockhart of Malmesbury, England; and her granddaughter, Amelia Lockhart.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church on Wednesday morning at ten o'clock. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Hazel Agnes Morrison
1924 - 2009
MORRISON, HAZEL AGNES - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Hazel A. Morrison, wife of Daniel J. Morrison, which occurred on Wednesday, December 23, 2009, at the Saint John Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Hazel was born in West Saint John on October 17, 1924, a daughter of the late John and Matilda
(Doyle) Joyce. She was a devoted and loving wife to Dan Morrison for 60 years. Hazel was a faithful and active parishioner of St. Josephs Catholic Church and the C.W.L. For years Hazel and Dan enjoyed skating their "reachers" at Lancaster Centennial Arena and Harbour Station. She was a member of the Senior Silver Links, the Time Stoppers Exercise Club, and the C.N.R. Retirees Association. Prior to marriage, Hazel worked for the Department of National Revenue. Hazel, after raising her five daughters, decided to return to work and was employed at the West Saint John Community Hospital and the Saint John Regional Hospital as a ward secretary. Upon her retirement in 1988 they retired to "Osocosye" at 2nd Lake Loch Lomond where they enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Hazel dearly loved her family and is survived by her five daughters: Lynn (Pay) Mackin of Saint John, Jane Finley (Bill Gandy) of Quispamsis, Susan (Bill) Melvin of Quispamsis, Dale (Bob) Keir of Quispamsis, and Tiena Delaney of Saint John; eight grandchildren, Melanie Mackin, Sarah Finley, Kelly and Danny Aitken, Carrie Mullett, Jill MacFarland, Kristy O'Dell, and Jaclyn Keir; three great - grandchildren, Hilary, Clare, and Johnny; two brothers, Edward Joyce of Saint John, and Jack (Becky) Joyce of Calgary; one sister, Alice (Steve) Childerhouse of Winnipeg; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Hazel was predeceased by her brother, James Joyce; sisters, Katherine (Stan) Hunt and Betty (Archie) McHarg; and son - in - law, Lou Delaney.
Visitation will be held at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., (634 - 1965) on Sunday, December 27th, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Peter's Church, Clarendon St., on Monday morning at 10:30 o'clock. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish to make remembrances, the family requests donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the charity of donor's choice.
Robert W. Letson
LETSON - the death of Robert W. Letson of Highland Ave., Rothesay, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, following a brief illness. Mr. Letson was born in Fredericton, a son of the late Arlie and Grace (Shannon) Letson, and had been a chemistry teacher at Saint John High School until his retirement in 1996. He was predeceased by his wife, the former A. Lynne McCarron, in 1992. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Choir. He had been a devoted volunteer for Big Brother - Big Sisters and the Canadian Cancer Society. He is survived by one son, Matthew (Sarah) Letson of Saint John; one brother, Richard (Wanda) Letson of Rothesay; one sister, Mary Lou Booker of Saint John; one sister - in - law, Kevyn Buckley of Rothesay; and several nieces and nephews.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 1000 Waterloo St., with visiting on Thursday from 7 to 9 and on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Rothesay, on Saturday morning at ten o'clock. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Big Brothers - Big Sisters or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Mary Elizabeth Hogan
1906 - 2010
HOGAN - Mary Elizabeth Hogan (1906 - 2010), widow of Patrick Joseph Hogan and daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Creary) McCarthy, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, February 22, 2010, in her 104th year. A devoted wife and mother of four children, and a faithful member of St. John the Baptist Parish, she actively contributed to the major projects and annual functions of the parish over many decades. She was an avid and accomplished bridge player who also brought her intelligence, gentle friendship, and service to the work of the Catholic Women's League, the Children's Aid Society, the Legion of Mary, and St. Vincent's Alumnae Association. She graduated from St. Vincent's High School in 1925 and studied business at Mount Carmel Academy, graduating in 1926. In 1934 she married Patrick J. Hogan, Manager of Paramount Films for the Maritime Region. She was predeceased by three brothers and two sisters. She is survived by one son, Dr. John T. Hogan of Edmonton, Ab.; three daughters, Elizabeth A. Hogan of Saint John, Constance M. (Hogan) Rankin of Burlington, Ont., and Dr. M. Patricia Hogan of Antigonish, N.S.; two nieces and several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Friends may call at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., 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 afternoon at 12:05. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers in memory of Elizabeth, donations may be made to the Cathedral Restoration Fund, Development and Peace, or the charity of your choice.
Ella V. Reinhart
REINHART - it is with great sadness that the family of Ella V. Reinhart announce her passing at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Tuesday, March 16, 2010.Ella was born in Saint John, on November 11,1932,a daughter of the late Harold T. and Minnie G.(Campbell)Sheehan. She had been employed as a retail salesperson for many years until her retirement from K - Mart.She was predeceased by brothers,Burt Sheehan,Bun Sheehan,Kenny Sheehan,Arthur Sheehan,Charlie Sheehan,sisters,StellaBrewing,and Lillian Doucette. She is survived by her estranged husband,Gordon C. Reinhart; two sons, Gordon, and Wilford (Brenda),both of Saint John; one daughter, Darlene Muise (Dale Campbell) of Saint John; three sisters, Theresa Duffy of Miramichi, Kay Aucoin (Arnold), and Mary Mason (Terry), both of Saint John; 9 grandchildren; 8 great - grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Wednesday and 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 afternoon at 12:05.Interment will take place in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the New Brunswick Lung Association would be appreciated.
Dr. Leesha Gregory Zed
1929 - 2010
Surrounded by his loving family, Dr. Leesha Gregory Zed passed away peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital on April 5, 2010. He was born at home over his parents grocery store on Prince Edward Street on January 27, 1929 in Saint John, N.B., the sixth child of the late Leesha H. and Josephine M. (Simon) Zed.
Like his brothers and sisters he worked in the family grocery business getting his drivers license at age 13 for the deliveries, as his older brothers were enlisted in World War II.
He graduated from St. Vincent's Boys School in 1945, Saint John High School in 1946 and received his Bachelor of Science degree from St. Francis Xavier University in 1951. In 1955 he married Amelia Jane Aboud of Toronto who was the mother of his seven children and predeceased him in 1984.
He graduated from the University of Toronto with his Dental Surgery degree in 1957 when he returned to Saint John to practice for 44 years at 101 Carleton Street.
He dedicated his life to his family, his community and to dentistry, where he had one of the largest practices in the province. He loved to sing to his patients and moved between his many chairs to the latest musical hits. Dr. Zed was joined in practice during his career first by his nephew, Dr. Michael Zed, then by his daughter, Dr. Susan Zed Barry, and his youngest son, Dr. Christopher Zed, practises dentistry in B.C.
He is survived by his wife, Nadia Marie (Habib) Zed, who he married in 1988.
Dr. Zed is also survived by his seven children, Paul, Dr. Susan Barry (Dr. Michael), of Rothesay, N.B., Sandra Zed Finless (Don), of Ottawa, Robert Zed (Dr. Joanna), of Halifax, Gary Zed (Lisa), of Ottawa, Dr. Christopher Zed (Jennifer) of Vancouver and Kathryn Zed (Michael Barton) of Ottawa. He is also survived by his brother Ronald (Sadie) Zed, Saint John, sister Eileen Younis (late Joe), of Reading, Mass., and sister - in - law, Mrs. Velmore M. (Pauline) Zed, of Saint John. He was predeceased by his brother, Dr. Velmore M. Zed and his sisters Annette Tibbett (Fred) and Virginia Zed.
Leesha was a provincial and national leader in the field of dentistry. He served as the President of both the Saint John and the New Brunswick Dental Societies, and was the founding President of the Atlantic Provinces Dental Convention Association. In the early 1970's he initiated the dental department at St. Joseph's Hospital in Saint John and was Chief of Dentistry from 1974 - 1993. He was a member of the Medical Advisory Committee of St. Joseph's Hospital and the Dental Staff at Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation for more than 30 years. As a director of the National Dental Examining Board of Canada for five years, Dr. Zed represented New Brunswick in developing guidelines and protocols for graduates preparing for board certification. During his distinguished career he has memberships in numerous national and international dental associations including Honourary Life Member of the New Brunswick Dental Society, a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, Fellow of the American College of Dental Surgeons, Member of the Pierre Fouchard Academy of Paris, Federation Dentaire Internationale, London, England.
In 1991 he was the first recipient of the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry Alumni Award of Distinction for his contributions to the profession. Both Leesha and Amelia shared the importance of a university education and were supporters of many schools including Dalhousie University where all seven of their children graduated. In 1994 in recognition of Dr. Zed's commitment to family, the advancement of dentistry and his strong support of Dalhousie University, he was awarded an Honourary Doctor of Laws.
Dr. Zed also contributed to the Saint John community in many other ways serving on the United Way of Greater Saint John, the Advisory Committee of the Boy Scouts, Canadian Red Cross, a Canadian Cancer Society volunteer, founding member of the Junior Achievement Saint John, the Catholic Bishops Committee on Education, Chairman of the Special Bishops Overseas Relief Fund and the Parish Council of Holy Trinity Church. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. He was a member of the Westfield Golf and Country Club, Riverside Country Club, Parrtown Club, Probus Club, the Canadian Lebanon Society and an active member and volunteer of the Liberal Party of Canada, Saint John and New Brunswick attending many provincial and local conventions.
His greatest joy after dentistry was spending time with his children and his twenty - two grandchildren,Dr. Amelia, Kaitlyn, Andrew, Caroline, Michael, Keiller, Victoria, William, Kenneth, Olivia, Jonathan, Geoffrey, Colin, Gregor, Connor, Alexandra, Liam, Christopher, Sam, Stella, Pippa and Clare.
Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo Street with visiting on Tuesday, April 6 from 7 p.m.to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday, April 7 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Rothesay Road, Rothesay, at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 8. Interment will follow immediately in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
For those who wish, remembrances to the Boys & Girls Club of Saint John, the Teen Resource Center or St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, Saint John, N.B. 506 - 634 - 1965
Our most grateful thanks to the doctors, nurses and support staff at the Saint John Regional Hospital palliative care unit and a special thanks to Leesha's home caregiver, Anne.