The death of Eileen O’Rourke (Hurley), of Riverview, NB, occurred after a courageous battle with cancer, at her home on Thursday, September 30, 2004.
Born in St John’s, NL in 1940, she was the daughter of Frances and Ellen (O’Donnell) Hurley. Eileen is survived by her son Michael (Tracey), of Kingston, NS, her two daughters, Patty (Art) Earle, and Sandy (Peter) Young, both of Riverview, NB, brother Larry O’Donnell of Waterloo, ON., her three sisters Betty (Sandy) Ewing, Hamilton, ON., Bonnie (Don) Oakley, Kitchener, ON. and Ann (Ken) Mills of St John’s, NL. Eight grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Also five nieces and five nephews. Eileen was predeceased by her husband Patrick J. O’Rourke in 1999.
Following cremation, interment will take place at a later date in Newfoundland. In memory of Eileen, the family would appreciate donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are under the professional care of Fundy Funeral Home, Saint John, NB.(506-646-2424)
Lynda Darlene Doiron
Lynda Darlene Doiron passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Wednesday September 29th, 2004.
She is survived by her mother, Thelma (Cobham) Doiron, one son, Piers, at home, two brothers, Charles (Jill) of Edmonton Alberta and Brian, also of Edmonton Alberta, three sisters, Debbie Lacelle (Lee Nickerson), Elaine (Frank) Cormier, both of Saint John, and Mary (Matt) Hanrath of Toronto Ont. Lynda was predeceased by her dad, Eugene.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home 230 Westmorland Rd. Saint John NB (646-2424) on Saturday from 2-4 & 7-9 and Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 pm with the Funeral Service to be held at the Fundy "Chapel" on Monday October 4th, 2004 at 11am. Memorial donations may be given to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the memorial of the donors choice.
Helen Charlotte Williams
The death of Mrs. Helen Charlotte Williams, of Saint John, occurred on Friday September 24, 2004 at the Saint John Regional Hospital, surrounded with her family and bedside prayers.
Born 1922 in Saint John, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Ada (Davis) Williams. She is survived by her loving children Fred Williams of Saskatchewan, Ronnie Williams of Saint John, Eleanor Wilson (Ken) of Saint John, Betty Hodd of Saint John and Jean Bailey (Philip) of Saint John; 23 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Helen was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by husband Fred Shielder, son David Williams, brother Fred Williams and sister Myrtle Williams.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John, (646-2424) with visitations on Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday September 28, 2004 at 11 am. Following cremation, a private family interment will take place in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery at a later date. In memory of Helen, the family would appreciate donations made to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.
Mary E. Cogswell
The death of Mrs. Mary E. Cogswell, wife of Thomas Cogswell Sr., of Martinon, occurred on Friday September 24, 2004 at her residence.
Born 1937 in Digby, NS, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Josephine (Baxter) Comeau. Besides her husband, she is survived by her sons: Tommy Cogswell and Kevin Cogswell (Staysie Albert); grandchildren Maddi Cogswell-Williston, Justin Hoyt and Cody Albert; brother Lonnie Lewis (Christine) of Weymouth, NS; sisters Annie Cornwall (Attlee) of Digby, NS, Josephine Larose (Howie) of Alberta, Evangeline Muise (Raymond) of Ontario, Marjorie LaBelle (Pierre) of Quebec, Mildred Pelley of Edmonton Alberta and Beatrice Lewis (Leon) of Ontario; and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she was predeceased by brother Eugene Comeau.
By Mary’s Request there will be no visitation or service. Following cremation a private family interment will take place in Mount Hope Cemetery, Nerepis, at a later date. The family would appreciate donations made to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424).
George Bernard Hickey
Hickey, George Bernard –Passed away on Sunday September 19th, 2004 at the Loch Lomond Villa. He was born in Rexton, NB., on May 10th, 1922.
George was predeceased by his wife, Etta (Mitchell) in 1979. George is survived by his seven children, Lorraine (Garnet) Smith of Moncton, Brenda (Peter) Ernst of Quispamsis, Wanda (Richard) Letson of Rothesay, Mary (Joseph) Mazerolle of Quispamsis, Raymond George (Jr) and (Ann) of Saint John, Paul of Windsor, Ont., and a daughter-in-law, Susan, two brothers, Vincent of Shediac, and John (Bert) of Hampton, and a sister, Rita Dixon of Rexton, 18 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren, plus several nieces and nephews. George was also predeceased by a son Daryl, three brothers, Henry, Joe, and Raymond, three sisters, Loretta, Molly, and Gertie.
George will be sadly missed by his long time friend, Gerald Quinlan and staff, and friends from D-wing of the Loch Lomond Villa.
Mr. Hickey is resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Rd. Saint John, NB. (646-2424) on Monday September 20th, from 7 to 9 PM and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. With the funeral service to be held at the Fundy “Chapel” on Wednesday at 2pm. The family would appreciate donations be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, or the Loch Lomond Villa D-Wing
Robert Blacklock Fulton
The death of Bob Fulton, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Tuesday September 14th, 2004. Born on August 22nd, 1938 in Saint John, NB. He was the son of the late Herbert and Hazel (Blacklock) Fulton.
Bob is survived by his loving wife, Lois (Russell) Fulton, one son, Chris (Kelly) of Rothesay, three grandchildren, Kristy, Kent, and Robyn, two great grandchildren, Quinn, and Zachary. Bob was also predeceased by a son Kent.
Bob was inducted into the NB Baseball Hall of Fame, NB. Softball Hall of Fame and the Saint John Hall of Fame for the Saint John Alpine Ladies Baseball Team.
Visitations will be held at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Rd. Saint John, NB. on Wednesday evening 7-9 pm. and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm. The Funeral service will be held on Friday, at 11 am. from the Forest Hills Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. The family would appreciate donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Association or to the memorial of the donors choice.
Lawrence Frederick Robinson
The death of Mr. Lawrence Frederick Robinson (Robbie), husband of the late Marion (Wilson) Robinson, occurred on Monday September 13, 2004 at his residence in the Ridgewood Veteran’s Hospital. Born 1920 in Deeping St.James, Peterbrough, England he was the son of the late Leonard (Jack) and Emma (Kilburn) Robinson-Tooley.
Fred was a veteran serving with the RAF for 6 ½ years, came back to Canada in 1948, worked for Irving Oil Company, Dominion Provisioners, and Likely’s Ltd. also with the Corps Commissioners. He was a member of Bethany Pentecostal Church. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
He is survived by two sons Fred (Carmaine) Robinson of Lakeville, NB and Gary (Kayann) Robinson of Douglas, NB; two daughters Shirley (Frank) Kyle of Saint John and Marina Robinson of Saint John; eight grandchildren; one grandson predeceased; three great grandchildren; and several cousins and nephews. Besides his wife and parents, he was predeceased by brother Leonard Robinson and sister Fan Winn.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424) with visitations on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday September 15, 2004 at 11a.m. Interment will take place in Ocean View Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In memory of Fred, the family would appreciate donations made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
William Lloyd Haslett
The death of Mr. William Lloyd Haslett, loving husband of June (Trecartin) Haslett, occurred on Saturday September 11, 2004, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born 1930, in Saint John he was the son of the late William J. and Ethel (Foster) Haslett.
Bill was a Police Officer for 17 years with the City of Saint John, he was an avid bowler and a friend of Bill W.
Besides his loving wife June, he is survived by two sons William J. Haslett (Nancy) of Rothesay and Peter Haslett (Rachel) of Saint John; one daughter Suanne de Bot (Andre) of Florida; brother James W. Haslett (Alberta) of Somerville, NB; sister Wanda Cusack-Cushing of Saint John; two grandchildren William M. and Katie; several cousins, nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by brother Gordon Haslett.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John, (646-2424) with visitations on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday September 14, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Following cremation, interment will take place at a later date.In memory of Bill, the family would appreciate donations made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Kidney Foundation or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Edmond Albert Vanier Sr.
Edmond Albert Vanier Sr. passed away peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Friday September 3rd, 2004.
Born January 29th, 1923 in St. Agathe Quebec, a Navy Veteran of the Second World War, he last served on the HMCS Wetaskiwan, aka- Fondly known as the “Wet Ass Queen.” During the post war, Edmond worked as an electronic tech at Abitibi Pulp and Paper in Iroquois Falls Ontario until 1957, Johns Manville, North Bay Ont. until 1964, then Rothesay Pulp and Paper Saint John, NB. until his retirement. He was also active in the Labour movement-past president of local # 601. He also enjoyed being a ham radio operator in the amateur radio club.
Edmond was predeceased by his parents, the late Stan and Emma (Michaud) Vanier and three brothers, Victor, John and Dan. Edmond is survived by his wife Rita (Keeping), children, Ruby(Darwin) Ryan, Edmond (Lorraine), David (Frances), Valerie (Robert) Savoie, brother Sam of Calgary, and a sister, Beatrice of Montreal. Edmond will be missed by his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the care of Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John, NB (646-2424). At Edmonds request there will be no visitation at the funeral home but a Memorial service will be held on Wednesday September 8th, 2004 at 2 pm from the Fundy “Chapel.” Memorial Donations may be made to the Canadian War Amps or to the memorial of the donors choice.
Mary Geraldine Cole
Mary Geraldine (Quinn) Cole, wife of the late Francis Cole, passed away peacefully at Rocmaura Nursing Home on September 2, 2004 at the age of 83. She was the daughter of the late Frederick M. and Margaret E. (Belliveau) Quinn.
She is survived by her son David Cole of Harvey, sister Yolanda T. Olsen; brother Francis L. Quinn (Lorraine); and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers Frederick M. J. Quinn, Harold P. Quinn; sister M. Patricia Gallagher; and sister in law Nora Cole.
She was a graduate of St. Vincent’s Girls High School and Fredericton Normal School. She was a member of Stella Maris C.W.L and an auxiliary member of the Legion of Mary. She had a deep commitment supporting others through her church ministries particularly “Development and Peace.”
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424) with visitations on Monday September 6, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Stella Maris Church on Tuesday September 7, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Donations in memory of Geraldine may be made to the Development and Peace, 5633 Sherbrooke Street East, Montreal, PQ, H1N 1A3, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.