Patricia (Pat) Catherine Ann Landers
The death of Mrs. Patricia (Mooney) Landers of Saint John North, NB, occurred suddenly at the age of 58 on December 13, 2003 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John, NB, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Mary (Floyd) Mooney. Pat was employed for many years at NBTel and subsequently with the Police Department of the City of Saint John.
Besides her husband, Gerald and their children Deborah and Robert (Bonnie) she is survived by her two grandchildren Alyssa and Jayde, her sisters Maureen (Mrs. Gary Watson) of Pocologon, NB, Christine (Mrs. Murray Whitaker) of Grand Bay-Westfield, NB, Catherine (Mrs. Hank Gormley) of Sudbury, Ont., her brothers Michael (Valerie) of Saint John, NB, Barry (Linda) of
Bridgetown, NS and several nieces and nephews.
Several serious illnesses forced Pat to retire early from the work force. In spite of poor health, she continued to care for her family. She always showed concern and interest for others and often made light of her own afflictions.
She was a true giver, a devoted wife and mother and a great sister. In her last years her two grandchildren Alyssa and Jayde were a tremendous source of pride and motivation for her. She will be greatly missed by all those near to her.
The family would like to thank all the doctors, nurses and medical staff through the years that have helped Pat and especially those who most recently provided her with kind and compassionate care.
Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (506-634-7424), with visiting on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 16,2003, at 2:30 p.m., from Brenan's Chapel with cremation to follow. Remembrances may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Peter Donald Raymond
The death of Peter Donald Raymond, husband of Glennis (Bland) Raymond, occurred unexpectedly on July 8, 2003, at his residence.
Born in Saint John he was the son of the late Donald and Ella (Powell) Raymond. He was employed for over 30 years with the City of Saint John, Department of Works, and was currently a foreman in the Western Office. He enjoyed fishing and camping and various sports.
Besides his wife he is survived by his daughters Jill, Karen and Erica, and was special Papa to his grandson Nicholas Donald. He is also survived by his sister Suzanne and her husband Gordon Parsons of Dartmouth, NS, and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), with visiting on Wednesday from 7-9 PM and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, July 11, 2003, at 11:00 AM, from St. Pius X Church, Somerset Street. Interment will take place at St. Josephís Cemetery. Remembrances to the charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
R. Marie Dort
The death of R. Marie Dort of 20 Prince Edward Street (Prince Edward Square Apts.), Saint John, wife of the late Gerald Vincent Dort, occurred on Monday, June 23, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John, she was the daughter of the late Frank Joseph and Mary Ann (Clancy) Johnson.
She is survived by her children, Daniel of Saint John, Mary Brennan (John) of Saint John, Vivian Soucy (Raymond) of Belleisle and Gerry of Saint John, three sisters, Betty Cronk of Oromocto, Eva Sibley of Sarnia, ON and Helen Ramsey of Saint John, one brother, Edward Johnson (Adeline) of Saint John, five grandchildren, Michelle, Bryan, John, Jeffrey and Joseph, five great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and her cherished friend, Kibosh the dog. She was predeceased by one brother, Robert Johnson.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, June 27, 2003 at 2:00 PM. Interment in St. Josephís Cemetery. Remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick would be appreciated.
Marven E. Corscadden Sr.
The death of Marven Corscadden Sr., age 75, of Maces Bay, NB, husband of Ina (Donally) Corscadden, occurred on Tuesday, June 24, 2003 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Maces Bay, NB, he was the son of the late John and Beulah (Belding) Corscadden. In addition to working for CP Rail as a trucker for 30 years, he worked as a lobster fisherman and carpenter. He was an avid hunter and accomplished mechanic that enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Marven will be sadly missed by his loving wife and family, he is survived by sons Brian of Toronto, Ontario, Blair (Mandy) of Saint John, NB, Marven Jr. (Cynthia) of Saint John, NB, Kevin (Stacey) of Blacks Harbour, NB, Robert of Windsor, Ontario and Craig of Maces Bay, NB, daughter Cathy (Mike) LeBlanc of Tusket, NS and step-daughter Debbie (Larry) Doucette of Saint John, NB, brother Ray (Shirley) of Maces Bay, sisters Lyda (Addison) Emery of St. George, NB, Mona (Willard) McCormack of Saint John, NB, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by brothers Claude, Ansel, Audley, Elvin, John and sister Elsie.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424) with visiting on Thursday and Friday, June 26 and 27, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be celebrated on Saturday, June 28, 2003 from Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 AM. Interment will be held in Maces Bay Community Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the charity of the donorís choice.
Retired Captain Edward G. Wood
Just four days before his 93rd. birthday, the death of Retired Captain Edward G. Wood, husband of the late Mabel (Pinky) (Hayward) Wood of Loch Lomond Villa, Saint John, NB occurred at his residence Tuesday, June 23, 2003.
Born in Saint John, he was the son of the late John Edward and Mary (Bedford) Wood. Like his father before him, Captain Wood served his community faithfully in the Saint John Fire Department. He retired in 1975 as Captain with more than 25 years service, he was a member of the International Fire Association Local #771 and was a former member of St. Maryís and St. Bartholomewís Church.
Besides his wife and parents, Captain Wood is also predeceased by his brother Fred Wood, sister Dorothy Dunham, son Edward Malcolm Wood and daughter Marion Louise Noble, and numerous others.
He is survived by his daughter Bernice Johnston of Saint John, NB, his son Norman Wood of USA, a sister Hazel (Mrs. Harold Nixon), of Saint John, NB, as well as several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and his special grand daughter, Deborah Mahar.
Resting at Brenans Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) with visiting on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will be Thursday, June 26, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. with interment at Fernhill Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the Fire Fightersí special charity; the Muscular Dystrophy Association or a charity of the donorsí choice.
Baby Riley Joseph Roach
The death of Baby Riley Joseph Roach, infant son of Robert Duclos and Carla Buck, occurred on Friday, September 26, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his brother, Xavier Kowalski, grandmothers, Catherine Roach and Linda Williams both of New York, USA, great grandmother, Evelyn Roach of Saint John, aunts, Lucinda Kalenowski (Jonathan) and Tara-Lynn Coggan (Teddy), uncle, William Buck, and several great aunts, great uncles and cousins.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Wednesday 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, October 2, 2003 at 11:00 AM. Interment in Amherst Cemetery, Amherst, NS.
Charles Martin Van Tassel
The death of Charles Martin Van Tassel, of Saint John, husband of Eileen (Ducey) Van Tassel, occurred on Thursday, October 2, 2003 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Jamaica Plains, Boston, USA, he was the son of the late James Martin and Eva (White) Van Tassel.
Mr. Van Tassel was a veteran of World War II and was employed with Lawtonís Ltd. for many years, before his retirement. He was a member of Union #213, Plumbers and Pipe Fitters of America, the I.O.F., the Maritime Twin Cities Caravan Club and St. James Anglican Church, Broad Street.
Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, James M. Van Tassel (Joy) of Perth-Andover, one daughter, Janet Mascitelli (Mario) of Unionville, ON, two sisters, Evelyn Maddalana of Halifax, NS and Annie Campbell of Burlington, ON, five grandchildren, Sarah, Lynn and Kate Van Tassel of Perth-Andover and Nathan and Jessica Mascitelli of Unionville, ON, several nieces and nephews.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, October 4, 2003 at 2:00 PM. Following cremation, interment will take place at Ocean View Memorial Gardens on Monday, October 6, 2003 at 11:00 AM. Remembrances to the Saint John Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit, the Extra Mural Hospital Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated.