George Gray Harrison
The death of George Gray Harrison of 347 Main Street, Saint John, husband of the late E. Jean Harrison, occurred on Monday, July 7, 2003, at his residence. Born in Saint John, on March 17, 1910, he was the son of the late Herbert G. and Florence R. (Hunter) Harrison.
Mr. Harrison attended Dufferin, King George and Saint John High Schoolís and took a business course at Saint John Vocational School. He worked for several years at the Royal Bank, North End Branch and later worked with his father in the Wholesale Produce Business.
In 1936 he married Marjorie H. Pearce. In 1942 he joined the air crew of the RCAF and was disqualified for medical reasons and later served as air crew in Gander Airbase in Newfoundland. He received his discharge after V.E. Day in 1946. When the firm of H. G. Harrison sold the building on the corner of Main and Simonds Streets, he supervised the winding up of the business.
Following his wifeís death he married Jean (Mott) Taylor in 1976, who died in 1993. He was a lifelong member of St. Lukeís Anglican Church and was a director of the Canadian Gladiolas Society for many years.
He was a member of the Saint John Salvage Corps for many years retiring as Captain. Among his many hobbies, he enjoyed gardening, weaving, building model ships, carpentry, cutting his own firewood and some genealogical research. He was born at 347 Main Street and lived there all of his life.
He is survived by several cousins and many friends.
Resting at Brenanís 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 St. Lukeís Anglican Church on Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at 10:00 AM. Interment in Fernhill Cemetery. Remembrances to the CNIB or the Saint John Public Library would be appreciated.
The death of Marion Marshall, wife of the late Ernest Marshall, occurred on July 24, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born in Newcastle, NB, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine (Phillips) Furness.
She was a lifelong resident of Saint John and was a member of St. Peterís Church and the CWL.
She is survived by her son William and his wife Linda of Hampton, her daughter Patricia Marie Marshall of Saint John, her grandchildren Paul (Trish) and Lethe, and several nieces and nephews.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family having been predeceased by her brothers Francis, Louis, Thomas and Jack.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), with visiting on Monday from 7-9 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at 10:00 AM, from St. Peterís Church.
Interment will take place at St. Josephís Cemetery.
Remembrances made to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Bryden Vincent Little
The death of Bryden Vincent Little, formerly St. Catherine Street, Saint John, husband of the late Lillie Mae (Nelson) Little, occurred on Sunday, June 29, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Dartmouth, NS, on July 25, 1909, he was the son of the late James and Mabel (Stevens) Little.
Mr. Little joined the Saint John Police Force in 1936 and retired in 1971 as a Division Inspector, after 35 years of service and was the oldest retired Policeman of the Saint John Police Force. He was an active member of Main Street Baptist Church and served as Deacon for many years.
He is survived by one son, Ralph W. (Jean), one daughter, Gloria L. Robichaud (Leopold), both of Saint John, 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one daughter, Rowena Ezerskis and one brother, Lorne H. Little.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Tuesday and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Main Street Baptist Church on Thursday, July 3, 2003 at 11:00 AM. Interment in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. Remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society or Main Street Baptist Church would be appreciated by the family.
Phyllis Emily Law
The death of Phyllis Emily Law, wife of the late Clifton Thomas Law, occurred on Tuesday, July 29, 2003 at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born in Victoria Beach, NS the daughter of the late Guy and Idella (Taylor) Hamilton. She was a member of the Full Gospel Assembly. Phyllis had been employed at Calp's Department Store and Nortellís at McAllister Mall.
Survived by two sons, Robert (Barbara) of Phoenix, Arizona and Paul (Pamela) of Deep Brook, NS; one daughter, Carol Ann (Gerald) Jamer of Rothesay,NB; one brother, Leyton (Elda); and one sister, Nova, both of Saint John; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by brothers Percy and Frank Hamilton.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424) with visiting on Wednesday, 2-4 & 7-9pm.
The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, July 31, 2003 from Brenanís Chapel at 12:30pm.
Interment will be held at Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a Charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family.
Raymond Joseph ďRayĒ Ketchum
The death of Raymond Joseph ďRayĒ Ketchum, of 194 Roderick Row, Saint John West, husband of Mary Elizabeth ďBettyĒ (Martin) Ketchum, occurred on Sunday, July 13, 2003 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Nauwigewauk, NB, he was the son of the late Harry and Margaret (McLaughlin) Ketchum.
Ray was employed with Baxterís Dairies for 41 years before his retirement as Superintendent of the Milk Plant, and was a member of St. Rose Parish.
Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Donald (Mary Ann) of Saint John, one daughter, Janice Gange (Michael) of Fredericton, one brother, Walter of Hampton, NB, four sisters, Margaret Kelly of Saint John, Eileen Stanton (Esmond) of Virginia, Betty Spear (Charles) of Saint John and Sister Rose Marie Ketchum of Saskatchewan, seven grandchildren, Julie Ann Hamilton (Scott), Adam Ketchum, Alexander Ketchum, Kathryn Ketchum, Thomas Ketchum, Elizabeth Gange and William Gange, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers; George, Leonard and Harry and one sister, Joan.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424), with visiting on Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Rose Church, on Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at 10:00 a.m. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to a charity of the donorís choice.
Carrie Edith (Henry) Johnson
The death of Carrie Edith (Henry) Johnson of Loch Lomond Villa, Saint John, NB, wife of the late Donald Johnson, occurred suddenly at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born in St. George, NB, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Myrtle (Cowie) Henry.
Carrie loved to do crafts of many kinds, she enjoyed her family and many friends at the Villa, she will be sadly missed.
She is survived by three sisters Jeanette Sisson (Stan), Ottawa, Ont., Shelia Richard (Lawrence), St. George, NB, and Eleanor Daigle, St. George, NB., also several nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her parents, her husband and two brothers Sterling and Charles Henry one sister Charlotte.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (634-7424) with visitation on Thursday 2-4, 7-9.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 18, 2003, at 1:00 PM, from Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will take place at St. Josephís Cemetery.
Remembrance to Romero House Soup Kitchen or donors choice would be appreciated by the family.