Linda Dawn Goodwin
The death of Linda Dawn Goodwin, wife of Ron, of Brown Road, Berry Mills, occurred at the Moncton Hospital on Monday December 9th following a lengthy illness. Born June 17th 1950 in North Sydney she was the daughter of Elsie Granchelli and the late William Thomas Granchelli.
A registered nurse, Linda had worked at the Moncton Hospital for thirty years devoting her last 27 years to her love of the Labour and Delivery Unit. She was a member of St. George's Anglican Church, Moncton. She will be sadly missed by those whose lives she touched.
In addition to her husband and her mother she is survived by her children Jason (Valerie) of Moncton, Maureen of Edmonton AB and Trevor of Moncton, her grandson Jeffrey Thomas Goodwin, one brother Bill Granchelli of Halifax, two sisters Janine Granchelli of Riverview and Ria Digout (John) of Fall River, NS, her close aunt Pencie Granchelli and many other aunts, uncles and cousins. She is also survived by her mother in law Mrs. Beatrice Goodwin of Moncton; Linda's brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; John (Elizabeth) of Lower Sackville; Robert (Shirley) of Quispamsis as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her father William, one son Thomas William and her father-in-law John Goodwin.
Resting at Fair Haven Funeral Home (852-3530) 1177 Salisbury Road Moncton with visitation Wednesday December 11th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Funeral service will be held on Thursday December 12th 2 pm at St. George's Anglican Church, Church Street Moncton followed by a reception in the church hall. Interment will be in the Steeves Mountain Cemetery.
Donations in Linda's memory may be made to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital Foundation or the memorial of the donor's choice.
Mary Anne (Mary Nanon) Poirier
It is with sadness that the family announces the death on Dec. 7, 2002, of Mary Anne (Mary Nanon) Poirier, a resident of Maple Hill Manor, New Waterford, in her 81st year.
Born in Cheticamp, she was the daughter of the late Lucy Chiasson and the late Charles Poirier.
She died peacefully and has gone on to join her deceased sisters, Catherine (wife of the late Placide Poirier) and infant Lucy Adele; brothers, Paul and Louis Pat Poirier; stepsisters, Sophie (wife of the late Joe Poirier), Eulalie (Lillian, wife of the late Peter Chiasson) and stepbrothers, Dennis and Michael "Mitch" Deveaux.
She is survived by her sister, Lucie (wife of the late John Parsons), La Tuque, Que.; sister-in-law, Catherine (wife of the late Louis Pat Poirier), Toronto, Ont.; and many nieces and nephews living away and locally (Eunice McCarthy, Carol Steele, Angela McKinnon, Charlie/Chickey Desveaux and Johnnie Deveaux).
She will rest at the McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be at Mount Carmel Church on Wednesday at 11 a.m., followed by interment in the parish cemetery next to her brother Paul.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that a donation be made in her memory to the Mount Carmel Cemetery Fund or to a charity of your choice.
May she rest in peace.
George W. Taylor
The death of George W. Taylor, 64, of Five Points occurred Thursday, December 12, 2002 at his home. Born October 7, 1938 he was the only child of the late H. Allison and Sadie (Alward) Taylor of Salisbury.
George was an employee of The Moncton Transcript from 1961 to 1976, as a reporter and later news editor. Subsequently he covered Petitcodiac and Salisbury village council meetings as a correspondent for the paper for many years. In 1984 he wrote a History of Salisbury for The Salisbury Committee for N.B.'s Bicentennial. He was an avid outdoorsman, gardener and lily grower.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years Elizabeth (Mitton) Taylor of Five Points; two sons, Mark Thomas Taylor of Moncton and Travis Alexander Taylor of Five Points; two daughters, Meredith Ellen Taylor-Parry (Greg)of Calgary and Emily Alyson Taylor of Halifax; and three grandchildren, Scott, Alyson and Brian Taylor of Beaverbank, N. S.
The family will welcome visitors at their home at 42 MacPherson Road on Sunday, December 15, 2002 from 1 to 4 p.m.
In George's memory, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the memorial of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Fair Haven Funeral Home.
DONALD AUSTIN LEWIS
The death of Donald Austin Lewis of Amherst occurred on Friday, April 11, 2003 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan, NS. Born May 28,1933 in Sackville, NB., he was the son of the late Todd and Tillie (Dixon) Lewis.
Educated in Amherst, Don became a printer by trade. He worked at the News Sentinel, the Sackville Tribune Post, Russell B. Amos Printing as well as, operating his own plant, Donald A. Lewis Creative Printing. Don then went on to become an instructor in printing at the Interprovincial School for the Deaf (Vocational). He was a Life Member of the Amherst Y's Men's Club and was always interested in the youth of our community.
Don is survived by his wife of fifty-one years, Oena (Estabrooks) Lewis and his daughter, Audrey (Douglas) Lewis-Patriquin and granddaughter Amy of Amherst. Don was predeceased by his son Brian in 1978.
By his request, cremation has taken place. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church Street, Amherst,NS. (667-9906) with visitation on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A memorial Service will be held at 2 pm. on Monday, April 14th at First Baptist Church, Amherst with Rev. Byron Corkum and Rev. Donnie Miller officiating. Interment will take place at a later date in Amherst Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Don's Memory may be made to VON., Multiple Sclerosis Society, YMCA, First Baptist Church or the charity of donor's choice.
Annie Head, 74, of 3441 Centre Lane, New Waterford, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Theresa (Hayward) Head.
Annie was a member of St. Agnes Church, New Waterford.
Surviving are daughters, Anne Marie Tanner, Port Hawkesbury, Cathy (Rick) Tombs, Pembroke, Ont., Anita (Joe) Kolac, Jeanie (Dean) Blanchard, both of New Waterford; sons, Ralph (Sandra) Head, Leo (Cathy) Head, Joe (Greta) Fortune, all of New Waterford, Bernie (Anne) Fortune, Truro, N.S., James (Lisa) Fortune, Glace Bay, Danny (Judy) Fortune, Sydney; brother John Head, Sydney; 23 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Annie was predeceased by brother, Bill Head, granddaughter Kyla Blanchard, grandson, James Daniel Fortune.
Visitation will be held today (Friday, April 11) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. Funeral will take place Saturday, April 12, at 11 a.m. in St Agnes Church with Fathers Piotr Golinski and Jim Attwood officiating. Cremation will follow. A burial will be held in the parish cemetery at a later date.
Donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.
John Addison Murray
John Addison Murray 1911 - 2003 John A. Murray, 91, husband of Lillian Murray of Clearview St. Moncton, passed away at The Moncton Hospital on Sunday, April 6, 2003. Born in Turtle Creek, NB, on June 11, 1911, he was the son of the late Timothy and Bessie (Tingley) Murray.
Prior to his retirement he had been employed at Stairs & Morrow, McEwen's and for over 27 years with the CIBC. John enjoyed flying model aircraft and was known to many as "Mr. Fix It" .
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lillian (Richardson) Murray; son, Bob Murray (Lynne) of Indian Mountain; sisters, Greta Dryden of Salisbury, Margie Rhindress of Truro, Lucinda Donaldson of Penticton BC; a brother Paul of Upper Coverdale, grandchildren, Scot, Beth, Heather, Craig, as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a son, Bruce in 1984; sisters, Ina and Grace as well as a brother, Charles.
By family request, there will be no visitation prior to the funeral service to be held on Thursday, April 10, 2003 at 2 PM , in the chapel of Fair Haven Funeral Home. A reception for John's friends and family will follow in the family reception room of the funeral home.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Friends of The Moncton Hospital Foundation or a charity of choice. Interment in Fairhaven Memorial Gardens.
Fair Haven Funeral Home (8523530) 1177 Salisbury Rd. entrusted with family arrangements.
Mary L. Chappell (Eldridge)
1914 - 2003
The promotion to Glory of Mary Chappell, 89, of Lakeview Manor, formerly of Peoples Park Tower, Moncton, occurred on Monday, March 31, 2003. Born in Plymouth, Yarmouth Co., NS, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Gertrude (Lent) Johnson.
She was employed for many years in the Carleton and Truro areas prior to settling in Moncton. Mary was a member of The Salvation Army, Moncton Corps, serving as over-60 Club secretary for 30 years, as well as being previously active in numerous other areas of the Corps.
Survived by son, Donald Eldridge, (Andrea) of Riverview; grandsons, Robin of Riverview and Chris, attending McMaster University in Hamilton ON.; as well as several cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great great nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by husbands Sandy Eldridge, and Walter Chappell; brothers, Ernest, George, Clarence, Kenneth, and Roy. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Visitation will be held at Fair Haven Funeral Home, 1177 Salisbury Rd. on Thursday, April 3rd, from 2-4 and 7-9 with funeral service to be held on Friday morning at 11AM in the chapel of the funeral home. There will be a gathering of family and friends in the family reception room following the service.
In memory of Mary , donations may be made to The Salvation Army Lakeview Manor, or a memorial of the donor's choice. Interment in the Watson Cemetery, Truro, NS at a later date.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Fair Haven Funeral Home (852-3530) 1177 Salisbury Rd., Moncton.