Margaret L. (York) Lee
At the Saint John Regional Hospital on May 28, 2003, Mrs. Margaret L. (York) Lee, of Saint John, wife of the late Norris E. Lee, passed away with family at her side.
Margaret was born April 11, 1927, in Ireland to Harry and Gertrude (Kendrick) York. Margaret grew up in the South End of Saint John, and graduated from St. Vincent’s Girls School and St. Joseph’s School of Nursing. Margaret had spent her nursing years at the DVA. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a member of St. Andrew’s United Kirk Church in Hammond River.
She is survived by her family, Mrs. Marie (Stanton) Hinsdale of Saint John, Kim and Tina Whitney of Hampton, and their two sons, Justin and Adam, who were Nanny Lee’s boys and her pride and joy. Margaret was predeceased by her husband, Norris, her parents, and a sister, Mary Ann.
By request, there will be no visitation. A private family memorial service will be held. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenan’s Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424. Remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick or to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
Mary Delima (Del) LeMoine
The death of Mary Delima (Del) LeMoine, wife of Joseph ‘Louis’ LeMoine, occurred on May 18, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital following a lengthy illness.
Born in Saint John she was the daughter of the late Laurent and Aurolie (Guimond) Vautour. Her passions in life were bingo, playing crib, game shows, gardening and cooking. She was a people person that enjoyed sharing a good joke and loved the time spent playing with her family.
Besides her husband she is survived by her son Raymond and his wife Christina of Charter’s Settlement, her daughters Patricia (Pat) and her husband Peter Fraser of Saint John, Anita and her husband Bruce Blakeney of Saint John, Donna and her husband George Armstrong of Rothesay, her brothers Julien Vautour of Saint John, Alfred Vautour and his wife Shirley of Saint John, Norman Vautour of Edmonton, AL, her brothers-in-law Cliff White and Bernard Dunn, both of Saint John, her sister Yvonne and her husband Lionel LeBlanc of Saint John, her grandchildren Cheryl (Fraser) Brown, Christopher Fraser, Thomas Blakeney, Andrew LeMoine, Laureen (LeMoine) Foster, her great-grandchildren Robyn Brown, Gordon Brown, Matthew Brown, Mallory Fraser, Austin Fraser, Kaitlyn Foster, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Albenie and Lawrence Vautour, her sisters Emelda White and Bertha Dunn and her sisters-in-law Loretta and Theresa Vautour.
Resting at Brenan’s Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), with visiting on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Following cremation the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 22, 2003, at 10:00 AM, from St. Peter’s Church. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Remembrances made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.
JAMES E. NICHOLS
The death of James E.(Eddie) Nichols, of Rothesay, NB, husband of the late Mary Frances (Morrison) Nichols, occurred on Monday, May 12, 2003 at the Oromocto Public Hospital. Born in Saint John, he was the son of the late William and Ethel (Andrews) Nichols.
Mr. Nichols was an Auto Body Mechanic working for many years at various companies including Downey Motors and Lawson Motors. He was an RCMP Auxiliary Member in Summerside, PEI, served in the Navy for several years and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.
He is survived by his children, Penny Hanlon (Peter) of Fredericton, Michael Nichols of Saint John, Nancy Keenan (Bobby) of Saint John, David Nichols (Stella) of Toronto, ON and Suzanne Caines (Chris) of Rothesay, one brother, Jack Nichols one sister, Isabelle Vienneau, both of Saint John, grandchildren, Jeremy, Josh, Angie, Jillian, Ashley, Colton, Gracen, Shawn and Morgan, one great grand-daughter, Justine and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Arthur and William and two sisters, Marion Raid and Marjorie Kincade.
Resting at Brenan’s Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-74240, with visiting on Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Pius X Church on Thursday, May 15, 2003 at 2:00 PM. Interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Jacqueline A. Noftell
The death of Mrs. Jacqueline Anne (Jackie) (nee Northorp) Noftell, of Bains Corner, NB, wife of the late Ronald A. Noftell, occurred on Friday, May 23, 2003 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John, she was the daughter of the late James and Margaret (Malcolm) Northorp. In her younger years, Jackie had been employed with Simms Brush Factory, and at the Turnbull Home and Ridgewood Veterans Wing. She is survived by two sons, Barry Northorp and Robert Noftell (Crystal), both of Saint John, one daughter, Tanya Smith (Wilfred) of Saint John, one brother, Murray “Buddy” Northorp (Theresa) and one sister, Eleanor Dupere (Adrien), both of Saint John, one grandson, Matthew James Smith, one granddaughter, Jenna Noftell, as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by her husband and parents, and brothers, Carl D. and Robert A.
By request, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 26, 2003 at 1:00 PM from Brenan’s Select Community Funeral Home Chapel, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424. Interment will take place at Browns Cemetery, Bains Corner, NB. A reception will follow the burial at Bains Corner United Church Hall. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Yvonne Marie Pitts
PITTS, Yvonne Marie: The death of Mrs. Yvonne Marie (Brown) Pitts, 89, of Fredericton, NB, formerly of Saint John West, wife of the late Arthur Pitts, occurred on Friday, May 23, 2003 at her residence, Pine Grove Nursing Home.
Born in Millerton, she was the daughter of the late Douglas and Mary Ellen (Newman) Brown. Yvonne was formerly employed with Anderson Insurance for over 20 years. She was a former member of the Assumption Parish, where she had served on the CWL. For most of her life, Yvonne had resided in Saint John, and had been living in Fredericton for the last five years. She is survived by one son, A. Douglas (Nancy) Pitts of Fredericton, NB, two daughters, Sister Maureen Pitts, SC of Halifax, NS, and Eleanor (Allan) Campbell of Wellington, NS, one granddaughter, Sarah Marie Campbell, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, and one brother, Kenneth Brown.
Resting at Brenan’s Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424, with visitation on Sunday from 7-9 PM and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at 12:00 Noon from Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church with Rev. Gerry White as Celebrant. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Saint John. A special thanks to all the staff at Pine Grove Nursing Home for their special care of our mother.
Malcolm James “Mac” Aburrow
After a courageous battle with cancer, the death of Malcolm James “Mac” Aburrow, of Morrison Road, Saint John, husband of Mary (Cook) Aburrow, occurred peacefully at home, on Saturday, June 21, 2003, surrounded by the love of his family and friends. Born in Westbourne, Hants, England, on September 30, 1942, he was the son of the late Albert “Jim” and Cecilia M. (Prior) Aburrow.
Mr. Aburrow was an Electrical Contractor and owned and operated, CAM Electrical and HID Electrical for many years. He was formerly employed with Norman W. Francis Electrical and was a member of IBEW Local 502. Mac was an active member of the Saint John Flames Igniter’s Booster Club and was involved with the Saint John Figure Skating Club, Poley Mountain Ski Club, New Brunswick Water Ski Association and the Saint John Cerebral Palsy Foundation. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Katrina Aburrow of Calgary, AB and Joanne Martin of Saint John, two step-children, Ernie Cook and Natasha Cook, both at home, two sisters, Carol Chiddle and Shirley Redford (Roy), both of England, two grandchildren, Matthew Aburrow and Geoffrey Martin, one niece, one nephew, two great-nieces and one great-nephew, all of England.
Resting at Brenan’s Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenan’s Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, June 27, 2003 at 11:00 AM. followed by cremation. Remembrances to the Saint John Cerebral Palsy Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
John Robert O’Brien
The death of John Robert O’Brien occurred on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 at The St. John & St. Stephen Nursing Home, Saint John NB. Having been born in Saint John the son of the late Francis Leo and Anne Maude (Reardon) O’Brien he was a long time resident of Millidge Ave. John loved his family, enjoying travel with a special nephew, John Francis Brady. For many years activities at St. Pius X and St. Peter’s churches, baseball, St. Peter’s bowling league, camping at Green Acres, gardening and cards were some of his varied interests. John is survived by five sons, Dr. Stephen (Wendy) O’Brien of Moncton, Dr. Christopher (Susan) O’Brien of Saint John, Shane (Andra) O’Brien of Saint John, Jeffrey (Celia Allen) O’Brien of Saint John and Brendan O’Brien of Vancouver, BC; two daughters, Kathy (Gil Hall) O’Brien of Saint John and Susan (Lloyd Sprague) O’Brien of Gondola Point; one sister, Marie Wilson of Perth, Ontario; twelve grandchildren, Tiffany (Mike) McLellan, Trisha (Wil) Morison, Jaime Buchanan, Craig (Annie) Donaldson, Shanell Donaldson, Darcy O’Brien, Michael O’Brien, Adam O’Brien, Jill O’Brien, Colin O’Brien, Devin O’Brien and Liam Allen-O’Brien; three great-grandchildren, Connor, Jacob and Ariana; many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Jacqueline (Perry); seven brothers, Alfred, Joseph, Leo, Walter, Paul, Frank and Fred and two sisters, Dorothy and Evelyn.
Resting at Brenan’s Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506) 634-7424 with visiting on Friday, June 20, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, June 21, 2003 at 10:00 am. at St. Peter’s Church, Clarendon St., Saint John, NB. Interment will take place in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Remembrances may be made to New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Saint John Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Freda Faye Kilpatrick
The death of Mrs. Freda Faye Kilpatrick, of Sunnybrook Terrace, Saint John, wife of the late Robert M. Kilpatrick, occurred on Saturday, June 21, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Born in Bloomfield, NB, on April 25, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Medley and Orrilla (Purdy) Provan.
Mrs. Kilpatrick was an adherent of Edith Avenue Baptist church and in her younger years she was an organist and soloist for many country churches. She will be sadly missed.
She is survived by three daughters, Thelma Tays, Pauline Coates and Doreen Smith, all of Saint John, two grandchildren, Eldon Smith (Gayle) of Saint John and Karla Tays-Dunphy (David) of Toronto, ON, two great-grandchildren, Laura and Geoffrey Smith and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five sisters.
Resting at Brenan’s Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenan’s Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, June 25, 2003 at 2:00 PM. Interment in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Remembrances to the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated.
Charlotte A. (Moore) McKim
Charlotte A. McKim, passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family Friday, July 18, 2003 at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, NS. Charlotte was the loving wife and best friend of George. She was also the devoted, patient and kind mother of Megan, Darcy and Ryan. She wisely opened her heart to their partners; Stephen Doucette, Krista Carr and Jill DeWitt. She leaves behind a ray of sunshine, Cara Elizabeth, her only grand-daughter, as well as her brothers, Jim (Madeline), Andy and David (Shani) Moore, niece Lori Moore, nephews Peter Moore and Jeff Clark, aunts; Elizabeth, Audrey and Norma and one uncle, John. She was pre-deceased by her parents J. Hawley and Selena Moore, and her foster daughter Cara Buck.
Charlotte was a teacher at Hazen White, St. Peters and Princess Elizabeth Schools. She was an active member of St. John’s (Stone) Church as well as a board member on New Dawn L’Arche, Saint John.
Charlotte had beautiful red hair- without the temper. She befriended life in a quiet, unassuming manner. She loved early morning workouts at the YMCA, hiking, cross-country skiing, and kayaking.
Charlotte has gone to a peaceful resting place and will be greatly missed by those who loved her.
Donations to New Dawn Community or a charity of choice would be preferred to flowers. Visiting will take place Tuesday, July 22, 2003 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at St. John’s (Stone) Church, Carleton St., Saint John, NB. Funeral will be held Wednesday, July 23, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. with a private family interment at Fernhill Cemetery. Arrangements under the care and direction of Brenan’s Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424).