Florence Rossetta (Rose) Samson
SAMSON, FLORENCE ROSSETTA (ROSE) - Passed away quietly at home on August 2. Born in Saint John, daughter of the late Margaret (Harrity) and William Wheaton, Rose was predeceased by her loving husband Peter and sisters Willa Wheaton, Constance Brown and Myrna London.
She is survived by her sister Ethel Flewelling, nephews Bill London and Eric Flewelling, and nieces Stephanie MacCallum and Willa London. Rose grew up in Saint John and worked for many years in Toronto and Montreal before retiring with Peter to Sidney, BC in 1987. Rose and Peter traveled extensively and shared wonderful times with their numerous friends and acquaintances. They moved home to Saint John in 2002.
At the family’s request, there will be no visitation. A private committal will take place at a later date. Donations may be made to the memorial of the donor’s choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Fundy Funeral Home.
Roy Henry Makenney
MAKENNEY, ROY HENRY - The passing of Mr. Roy H. Makenney of Saint John, husband of Shirley (Godsoe) Makenney occurred on August 1st, 2003 at the St. Joseph’s Hospital. Born October 28th, 1925 in Saint John NB. He was the son of the late Roy and Zella (Rowley) Makenney.
Roy was an avid Sportsman and Hunter and participated in several hobby and service clubs in the Saint John area. He is survived by one son; Laurie (Judy) of Grand Bay-Westfield, three daughters; Linda Belyea of Saint John, Martha Hughes of Moncton and Margo (Bruce) Rodgerson of Saint John. Five grandchildren; Sarah, Andrew, Jennifer, Tyler, and Cruise, and one cousin; Alban Makenney. Roy was predeceased by a sister; Vera McAloney.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John NB. (646-2424) with visitation on Wednesday, August 6th, 2003 from 2-4 and and 7-9pm. At Roy’s request, cremation has taken place and the Memorial service will be held at the Fundy Funeral Home "Chapel" on Thursday August 7th, 2003 at 11 am. With Rev. Roger Graham officiating. The family would appreciate donations to the C.A.M. Unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital. A private interment will follow the memorial service.
Marion E. McGuire
McGuire, Marion E., of Willow Grove, daughter of the late Elizabeth (Mullett) and William Forrester. Passed away at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Friday, August 1st, 2003 at the age of 82.
She is survived by her two daughters Carole Roy of London, On. and Elizabeth (Bob) Stackhouse, one sister Jean (George) Buchanan of Saint John. , six grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Born in Saint John, Marion was employed at the Saint John General Hospital for ten years and was employed for 14 years by K-Mart in Saint John and London, On. Before retiring and moving back to Saint John. Marion was a former member of Main Street Baptist Church. She will be greatly missed by her family and grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Paul M., two sons Gary, Robert and grandson Kevin.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John NB. (646-2424) with visitation on Sunday, August 3, and Monday August 4, 2003 from, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at the Fundy Funeral Home “Chapel” on Tuesday, August 5, 2003 at 1 pm. Interment at Cedar Hill Ext. The family would appreciate donations be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Palliative Care or to the charity of the donors choice.
Brown, Ainsley M. The death of Ainsley Melbourne Brown of St. Martins, occurred on August 1st, 2003 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born March 21st, 1908 in Little Beach NB. He was the son of the late Alward and Mary (Long) Brown.
He was predeceased by his wife, the late Agnes (Moore) and is survived by his only child; Dorothy Brown Jones, and her husband Walter Jones of Halifax, NS. One cousin; Helen Prosser and four nieces, and a large number of dear friends who added great pleasure to his later years when ill health confined him to his home. Besides his wife and parents, Ainsley was also predeceased by his two sisters; Myrtle Parks and Louisa McKee Floyd.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John NB. (646-2424) With visitation on Sunday, August 3rd, 2003 from, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at the St. Martin’s Baptist Church, where visiting will be on Monday August 4th, 2003 from 10 am until 1pm and the funeral service will be at 2 pm. Interment at Charleton Cemetery, Greer Settlement. The family would appreciate donations be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Diabetes Society, or to the charity of the donors choice.
Joan (Gladys) Todd
The Death of Joan (Gladys) Todd occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on November 16th, 2003. Born March 9th, 1937 in Berwick, Nova Scotia, she was the Daughter of the late Harold and Florence (Corkum) Seymour.
Joan is survived by her loving husband, Grant Todd, one son, Ken & (Flora) Klempner from Ontario, two daughters, Katie (Reg) Todd, Patti (Rick) Leroy, both of Saint John. one brother, Bill (Grace) Seymour of Barnesville, NB six grandchildren, Ashley, Jocelyn, Kassandra, Kailey, Kyle, and Corey, one aunt, Evelyn Millett of Halls Harbor NS, two nieces, Lynda Coulton and Frances Gillingham, one nephew, Brenton Seymour and several cousins. Joan belonged to the RCL #076 Norton Crib Club and was a member of the PC Party of NB and Canada .
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John NB. (646-2424) With visitation on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 pm, the Funeral service will be held at the Fundy Funeral Home “Chapel” on November 20th, 2003 at 2pm, with Rev. Greg McMullen and Rev. Canon Walley Corey officiating. Interment will follow in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. The Family would appreciate donations be made in Joan’s memory to the Palliative Care Unit at the Saint John Regional Hospital or to the donation of the donors choice.
Clarence Joseph Jones
The death of Mr. Clarence Joseph Jones, loving husband of Etta (Totten) Jones, of Otter Lake, occurred on Thursday November 13, 2003 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born June 29, 1928 in Saint John he was the son of the late Harry and Ethel (Beatty) Jones.
Clarence had owned and operated Clarence J. Jones Cartage Ltd for 33 years. He was a member of the Shriners; Masonic Lodge # 22 and LOL # 8. Most of his life he was a member of Waterloo Street Baptist Church, and attended Loch Lomond Baptist Church during the past few years. Besides his loving wife Etta he is survived by his daughters Elaine (Miron) of Fredericton, Bonnie (Reo) of New Westminster, BC, Krise of Saint John and Angie (Alan) of Otter Lake; nine grandchildren Joel, Jill and Erin Cox, Courtney, Sara and Taylor Elkin, Joshua, Brett and Paige Dougay; several cousins, nieces and nephews, and loyal companion Onyx. He was predeceased by two brothers Ronald and Glendon.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424) with visitation on Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Monday November 17, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Harold Arbo Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Ocean View Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or to the charity of the donors choice. The New Brunswick Lodge # 22 will conduct a Masonic Service on Sunday 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Gerard J. Johnson
The Death of Gerard Johnson occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on November 11th, 2003. Born July 26th, 1912 in Saint Ignace Kent Co. NB, he was the son of the late Isaie and Claire (Richard) Johnson.
Gerard is survived by his loving wife, Rita (Barolette), two sons, Vincent of Saint John and Ronald (Cecile) of Musquash. A daughter, Gloria (Rejean) Vautour of St. Ignace, two brothers, Joseph of Windsor Ont. and Edmund of California, a sister Alma Landry of Lewiston Maine. Five grandchildren, Paul, Chrissy, Michael, Brian and Jason several nieces and nephews. Gerard was predeceased by a grandson; Joey. Gerard was a Knight of Columbus, Branch # 69 Council 6770, he was also a volunteer for the Red Cross, Miss Green Home, Carleton Kirk and Ridgewood.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John NB. (646-2424) With visitation on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 pm, the Knights of Columbus will have a tribute Wednesday evening at 7pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 13th, 2003 from Our Lady of Assumption Church at 12 noon. With Father White officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Hill Ext. The Family would appreciate donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the donation of the donors choice.
Roger Eliott Richard
The Death of Roger E. Richard occurred unexpectedly on November 1ST, 2003. Born in Saint John, NB. He was the son of Alfred and Sandra (Dicks) Richard.
Roger is survived by a sister Jacqueline (Bev) Moore of Fairfield NB. A niece Carolyn and a nephew Alex, a grandmother Helen Dicks and two special friends, Melissa McClusky and Lynn Clucas, Roger was predeceased by both grandfathers, Alfred Richard and George Arnold Dicks and by a grandmother Josephine Richard. Roger belonged to the NB bikers Association and was a graduate of Simonds High School.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John NB. (646-2424) With visitation on Monday November 3rd, 2003 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm with the Funeral Service being held on Tuesday at 11 am at the Fundy Funeral Home “Chapel” with Rev. Blair Ellis officiating. The family would appreciate donations be made to the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis or to the donation of the donors choice.
Hazen (Sonny) Weir
Canadian Flag The death of Hazen (Sonny) Weir of Midland, occurred on October 30th, 2003 at his residence. Born June 23rd, 1942. He was the son of Hazen and the late Bertha (Forgey) Weir.
He is survived by his wife, Georgina, Gina (Higgins), two sons; Shawn of Saint John and Gordie of Midland, two daughters; Joanne (Doug) MacDonald of Midland and Donna (David) O’Hanley of Saint John, three sisters; Sandra (Larry) Campbell, of Saint John, Dianne Carson of Smithtown and Linda (Doug) Belding of Chance Harbor, three grandchildren; Nicole, Amanda O’Hanley and Adam Russell.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John NB. (646-2424)With visitation on Sunday, November 2nd, 2003 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral service will be held Monday, November 3rd, from the Fundy Funeral Home “Chapel” at 2 pm. With interment in Fernhill. The family would appreciate donations be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of the donors choice.
Harry Walter Miller
Canadian Flag The death of Mr. Harry Walter Miller of Bains Corner, occurred peacefully at his home on October 28, 2003. Born August 20, 1927 in Rothwell, NB he was the son the late Irvine and Mary Jane (McDonald) Miller.
Harry was a Welder/Pipefitter by trade for 35 plus years. He was a Veteran of WWII serving in the Merchant Navy from 1944-1945; serving also with the Royal Highland Regiment of Canada Black Watch Private 1953-1956; he was a past member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 63 in St. Martin's; a member of Pipe Fitters Local 213 for 32 years, Salmon River Fishing Association. Harry had a passion for Music, especially playing his guitar, he played guitar with Chuck Jones on CHSJ, he also loved hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his sons Rick Miller of Saint John, Danny Miller (Joyce) of Bains Corner, Jack (Lynn) of Saint John, Timmy Miller (Kim) of Bains Corner, Troy Miller (Tracey) of Fort Saskatchewan, AB and Randy Miller (Lylene) of Edmonton, AB; daughter Bonny Miller (Ed Glaspy) of Rothesay; brothers Bob Miller of Lower Coverdale, Fred Miller (Marion) of Regina, SK, Murray Miller (Jean) of Minto, Melvin Miller of Renous, NB, and Orland Miller (Wanda) of Newcastle Creek, NB; sister Jean Miller of Saint John; 19 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren and one expected; as well as many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his loving and devoted partner Mae Hopkins and special father, grandfather and great grandfather to her family. Harry was predeceased by his first wife Yvonne Carmelita Parlee; grandsons John Miller, Ryan Miller; great grandchildren Devin and Drew Dennison; and brother Ken Miller.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424) with visitation on Thursday October 30, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from Fundy Funeral Home "Chapel" on Friday October 31, 2003 at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Brown's Cemetery in Bains Corner. The family would appreciate donations made to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation, NB Lung Association or The Kidney Foundation. A Tribute to a Veteran service will be held on Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.