Eldon Earle Chamberlain
The death of Eldon Earle Chamberlain of Princess Street, husband of the late Joyce (Arbo) Chamberlain occurred on December 8, 2002 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John he was the son of the late Leslie and Mary (Gaffney) Chamberlain. Eldon was employed with Centracare Saint John until his retirement in 1986. He is survived by four daughters Jean (Chris) Urquhart of Saint John, Darlene (Brian) Garnett of Rothesay, Charlotte (Brian Haines) Chamberlain of Grand Manan, Ann (Jeff) LaFrance of Rothesay, two brothers Leonard (Mary) of Saint John and Gerald (Pat) of Ontario, three sisters Isabel Ledden, Doreen Arbo and Joan Whitlock, seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Besides his wife and parents he was predeceased by three brothers, two sisters and three brothers-in-law.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home 111 Paradise Row, Saint John with visiting on Monday, December 9, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2002 from Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 AM. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. Remembrances may be made to the Learning Disability Association of Saint John or the charity of the donorís choice.
Arnold G. Ellis
The death of Mr. Arnold G. Ellis, of Chateau de Champlain (300 Boars Head Rd.), Saint John, NB, formerly of Rocky Terrace, husband of the late Mrs. Mona I. (Brown) Ellis occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Friday, November 29, 2002.
Born in Maces Bay, NB, February 17,1913, he was the son of the late Joseph and Clara (Mawhinney) Ellis.
In his early years, Arnold worked as a fisherman, fox rancher and heavy equipment operator before joining his brother Harvey in the automobile business. He became known throughout the Maritime Provinces as a successful businessman and owner/operator of Ellis Sales and Service Ltd. on Waterloo St. and Mile House Sales Ltd. on Rothesay Ave. both in Saint John. He introduced Volkswagen to the region in 1954 and was the VW distributor for the Maritimes.
An avid golfer and curler, Arnold was an active member of Thistle St. Andrewís Curling Club, as well as Riverside, Westfield and Hampton Golf and Country Clubs.
Past President of the Maritime Seniors Golf Association, Arnold still found time to volunteer for Meals on Wheels and to travel with Mona, his wife of 58 years. Other interests included his membership in the Sportsmanís Club, Bald Lake Fishing Club, Log Cabin Fishing Club, Union Club, and the Maritime Automobile Dealersí Association. Arnold enjoyed Harness Racing and owned several horses in the late 50ís. He was a Baptist by faith and attended both the Fundamental Baptist Church and the Church of St. John and St. Stephen.
He is survived by his daughter Jean (Robert) Hutt, and his grandchildren; Timothy and Jeffrey all of Fredericton, NB as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides his wife and parents, Arnold is predeceased by one brother, Harvey Ellis and three sisters; Ruth Harris, Ella Stumcke and Roberta Clinton.
Resting at Brenans Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) with visitation on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. only and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral on Tuesday, December 3, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. from Brenanís Chapel. Interment at Maces Bay Cemetery later that day. Remembrances may be made to a charity of the donorsí choice.
P. Morgan Ferris
The death of P. Morgan Ferris occurred November 29, 2002 at Ridgewood Veterans Wing, Saint John, NB. Morgan is the husband of Audrey (Keith) Ferris. He was born in Saint John and was the son of the late Guy and Ellen (Osburn) Ferris. Morgan was a veteran of WW II having served overseas as an underage volunteer on the HMCS Haida. The HMCS Haida patrolled the English Channel with convoys to Murmansk Russia, for which he received a medal of Honour from the Russian Ambassador in 1993. Morgan was employed with the Saint John News Company for 50 years until his retirement in 1990. He was a member of the Menís Club of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Milford Merry Makers, Westfield Golf and Country Club, and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #69. Morgan was an avid walker, gardener, enjoyed attending auctions and spending time at his cottage on Kennebecassis Island.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughters Heather (Tommy) Norman of Calgary, Janice (Murray) Sproul, Jennifer (Jeff) Bower, Andrea (Dale) Murphy all of Saint John, a brother Lorne (Mabel) Ferris of Fredericton, Sister-law Joy Keith and several nieces and nephews. Grampy will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Erin, T.J., Morgan, Keith, Lauren, William and Ella as well as his friends and caregivers Sharon and Thelma. Morgan was predeceased by his brothers Edward and Sydney, and sister Geraldine Day.
Resting at Brenans Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) with visiting on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with a Royal Canadian Legion Tribute to a Veteran Service to be held at the funeral home, on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be from the Church of the Good Shepherd, Manawagonish Rd., on Monday, at 10:30 a.m. Interment in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation (Diabetic Centre), Bruce Melanson Scholarship Fund or a charity of the donorsí choice.
Phyllis J. (Miller) Lamb
The death of Phyllis J. (Miller) Lamb wife of Wilfred W. (Willy) Lamb occurred peacefully at her residence in Rothesay, NB on Tuesday, December 3, 2002.
Born in Rothesay, NB, daughter of the late George Samuel and Katie (Dorcus) Miller she was a Registered Nurse by profession and had practiced at St. Josephís Hospital, Saint John General Hospital and with the Victorian Order of Nurses before retirement.
She was a member of St. Paulís Anglican Church in Rothesay and the Quispamsis Seniors Citizens Group.
Besides her husband Willy, Phyllis is also survived by her son John (Kathleen) Warrington of Rothesay, step-daughter, Lana (Allan) Vallis, Kingston Peninsula, NB, one brother, Arthur Miller of Rothesay, five sisters; Betty Miller, Muriel Miller, Joan Byers, Helen (Herb) Withrow all of Rothesay and Audrey Pooley of Saint John, NB, two grandchildren, Brittaney and Ethan and several nieces and nephews.
Phyllis is predeceased by her first husband Eugene Robert Warrington, a sister, Connie Miller and three brothers; Harry, Jordan and Usher Miller.
Resting at Brenans Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) with visiting on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Friday, December 6, 2002 at St. Paulís Anglican Church, Rothesay at 2:00 p.m. Remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of the donorsí choice. Interment to follow at a later date.
Alice Elizabeth OíBrien
The death of Miss Alice Elizabeth OíBrien of Ridgeview Manor, Pennfield, NB, occurred on Friday, December 6, 2002, at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born in St. George, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Helen (Magowen) OíBrien. She was a graduate of St. George High School and Modern Business College in Saint John. She was employed by Buchanan Bros. of St. Stephen, later returning to St. George to manage the family business, OíBrien and Gilmore General Store. She moved to Toronto and worked there 2 years, after which she took up residence in Fredericton and was employed with the Department of Health in the Provincial Lab until her retirement in 1976. She had been an active member of St. Andrewís Presbyterian Church in Fredericton for many years. Alice got great enjoyment being with her extended family of nieces, nephews, and friends.
She is survived by her nephews, Erald (Ruby) OíBrien of Bedford, NS, Delvan G. (Marion) OíBrien of Saint John, John (Pat) Wilcox of Pennfield, NB, David (Connie) Wilcox of Rothesay, NB, Harold and Jackie of Orlando, Florida, and nieces, Mary Wilcox of Halifax, and Barbara OíBrien of Orlando, Florida.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Thomas J. of Fredericton, Jack of Orlando, and a sister, Eileen Wilcox of Pennfield, NB.
Following cremation at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424, visitation will be held on Wednesday from 7-9 PM. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, December 12, 2002 at 1:30 PM from St. Matthewís Presbyterian Church, 90 Douglas Avenue, Saint John, NB. Interment to follow at a later date in St. George Rural Cemetery. Remembrances to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Mona Isabel Ellis
The death of Mrs. Mona Isabel (nee Brown), of Saint John, wife of Arnold Ellis, occurred on Tuesday, November 19, 2002, at the Church of St. John and St. Stephen Home. Born in Saint John, on September 17, 1909, she was the daughter of the late Walter C. and Margaret (McCook) Brown.
Mrs. Ellis was a graduate of Saint John High School and Modern Business College. She was employed as a book keeper for Central Garage and Ellis Motors Ltd., for many years, before her retirement. In her youth, Mona played competitive badminton and won New Brunswick Open and Invitational Mixed Double Badminton Championships. She was a former member of the Riverside Golf and Curling Club and St. Andrewís Curling Club. She was Secretary for the Dr. Robertís Chapter of the I.O.D.E., a member of St. Johnís (Stone) Church and was active in the A.C.W. She enjoyed travel, playing bridge, reading and was an avid knitter of slippers for her family and many friends.
In addition to her husband, Arnold, she is survived by one daughter, Jean Hutt (Robert), and grandsons, Timothy and Jeffrey Hutt all of Fredericton. She is also survived by a sister, Constance Giggey (William), and a brother, Donald Brown, all of Saint John, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Lorna and Ruth Brown and Aurona McDermott.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, November 22, 2002 at 11:00 AM. Interment in the Maces Bay Community Cemetery. Remembrances to the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated.
Lillian Geneva Brittain
The death of Lillian Geneva Brittain occurred on September 29, 2002, at her residence, Rocmaura Nursing Home, Saint John, NB. Born in Fredericton she was the daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Yeomans) Staples. She was a bookkeeper having worked for Bearistoís Heating and Plumbing Ltd. in Fredericton and the Coal Operators, Minto before her retirement. She was Past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Minto, and member of the IODE, Minto. She is survived by her sons James and his wife Betty of Ottawa, Robert and his wife Christine of Saint John, Bill and his wife Barb of Ottawa, her sister Berla McSorley and her husband Denny of Amherst, NS, her eleven grandchildren, Dawn McLeod-Brittain, Eric McLeod, Christopher, Jonathan, Andrew, and Michael Brittain, Alan, John, Kate, and Michael Thorley, and Sara Titus, four great-grandchildren, her special friend Joyce Austin of Fredericton, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Charles and George Staples and her sister Nel Colwell (Mrs. Walter Colwell).
Although there will not be visiting, following cremation at Brenanís Select community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), the funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Johnís Anglican Church, 75 Main Street, Fredericton North, NB. Interment will take place in St. Johnís Anglican Cemetery, Fredericton, followed by a reception in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to Rocmaura Nursing Home, 10 Park Street, Saint John, NB, or the charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
Maxine Greta (MacDougall) Chiasson
The death of Maxine Greta (MacDougall) Chiasson of Willow Grove, wife of the late Vincent Chiasson occurred on Wednesday, October 9, 2002 at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born in Truro, NS, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Hazel (Neil) MacDougall. Maxine was a former member of R.C.L. Branch # 69, enjoyed gardening and a big fan of the W.W.E.
She is survived by five sons Daniel of Ontario, Kenneth (Kim), Richard both of Saint John, Brian and Todd both of Willow Grove, one daughter Sharon (Keith) Mabee of Lorneville, two brothers Donald (Elsie) MacDougall of Moncton and Robert MacDougall of Saint John, one sister Donna Pelletier of Moncton, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews and special pet Coco.
She was predeceased by one brother Sandy and grandson Jason Chiasson.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424) with visiting on Friday and Saturday, October 11 & 12, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be celebrated on Sunday, October 13, 2002 from Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 PM. Following cremation interment in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the charity of the donorís choice.