Arnold George Robert Fleiger
The death of Arnold George Robert Fleiger occurred at the Oromocto Public Hospital on Tuesday, April 9th, 2002. Born in Chatham, NB, the son of the late Harold and Lillian (Whelan) Fleiger, husband of the late Patricia Fleiger.
Arnold enlisted in the military in Chatham in 1945 and served in WWII and Korea before retiring in 1978. He was a member of the Black Watch, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 93, the Knights of Columbus, and Oromocto Lions Club. He was in the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame, as well as The Walls of Fame in Chatham and Oromocto and a recipient of the Francis Peabody Award.
Survived by three sons, Michael and Gary of Waasis, and Paul (Patricia) of Lincoln NB; one daughter, Rachel Fleiger of Fredericton; ten grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Frank (Rose), Colin (Alice) and Harold (Carol) Fleiger all of Chatham, NB.
Predeceased by his parents, his wife Patricia and one brother Allison Fleiger.
Visitation will take place at the Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 10th, from 7-9 PM and Thursday, April 11th, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #93 will hold a tribute service at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 7:00 PM. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Church on Friday, April 12th, at 11:00 AM. Rev. Don Savoie will officiate. In lieu of flowers donations made to New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.
Robert Steven Hudson
Robert Steven Hudson passed away April 12th, 2002 in Montreal PQ. Born in Barrie Ontario on October 13th, 1960, the son of Frederick (Ted) and Margaret (Langevin) Hudson, of Oromocto, NB.
Robert attended school in Oromocto, NB, and Concordia University in Montreal where he was employed in the Physics Department.
Survived by his parents; siblings, Douglas (Johanne) of Montreal, PQ; Katharine MacPherson (David) of Dartmouth, NS.
Patrick (Shih-Shiu) of Calgary, Alberta, Montgomery (Gina) of Dartmouth, NS; Richard of Banff, Alberta; Lawrence of Oromocto, NB; and William (Maiko) of Banff, Alberta; he will be sadly missed by family and friends.
There will be no visitation by request. A memorial service will take place at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, April 20th, at 11:00 AM. Rev. Don Savoie will officiate. Interment will take place in the adjoining cemetery. For those who wish, memorial tributes made to the St. Vincent de Paul Church Buliding Fund or the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated. Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Clifford Junior McArthur
The death of Clifford Junior McArthur occurred at the Oromocto Public Hospital on Thursday, May 16th, 2002. Born in Moonstone, ON, the son of the late Clifford and Elizabeth (Neilson) McArthur, husband of Shirley (Kizer) McArthur.
Clifford served with Black Watch, and the RCR for 26 ½ years before retiring in 1980.
Survived by his wife Shirley and three sons, Tony (Sandra) of Amherst, NS; Corey (Sandy) of Lincoln, NB; Jody (Vanessa) of Charters Settlement, NB; one daughter Debbie Delorme (Daniel) of Prince Albert, SK; eight grandchildren; his ten siblings, Leonard, Dolton, Manley, Colin, Michael, Donny, Jimmy, Lillian, Marjorie and Becky all of Ontario.
Predeceased by his parents, and one sister Barb.
There will be no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held at the Oromocto Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, May 18th, at 4:30 PM. Rev. Raymond Fancy will officiate. Interment will take place in the Burton Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish, memorial tributes made to the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.357-5100.
Dr. Richard (Dick) Geren, O.C.
(Order of Canada)
Richard (Dick) Geren, O.C. on Tuesday Sept 3, 2002 in his 85th year at the Oromocto Public Hospital. After graduating from Ohio State University in geology, Dick became involved in mining in the Timmins area of Ontario. He served in the RCAF during WWII. After the war, he participated in the early days of mineral exploration in northern Quebec and Labrador and was involved in the development of the iron ore industry in the area.
Dr. Geren was the Manager of the Iron Ore Company of Canada’s first major mining development in the Schefferville Quebec area. He then worked as a consultant for various mining operations worldwide. In 1974, he returned to the Iron Ore Company of Canada as Executive Vice President. Dick was responsible for all mining operations in Schefferville, Sept Iles, Quebec, and Labrador and Newfoundland, including the Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railroad and the Hollinger Ungava Air transport operations.
After retiring to Oromocto N.B. he co-authored “Cain’s Legacy”, the history of development and building of the Iron Ore Company of Canada. He was a recipient and officer of the Order of Canada and received many other awards and honorary degrees. He was inducted into the Mining Hall of Fame in 2001.
Dick is survived by his wife of 60 years Grace (née Yuill), son Richard James and wife Sandy (Alexis) of Sept Iles, daughter Wendy Lee of Toronto, grandson Christopher of Ottawa, ON, granddaughter Jennifer of Halifax NS, sister Mildred Seybold of Maryland, sister Helen Pierce of North Carolina and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at the Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home, 108 Winnebago Street, Oromocto on Friday, September 6 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will take place in the Oromocto Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, September 7 at 10:00 am with Rev. Margie Patterson officiating. Interment will take place in the Burton Cemetery at a later date.
Rev. Patrick George McDonough SFM
February 20, 1942 - June 29, 2002
The death of Rev. Father Patrick George McDonough SFM occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, NB on June 29, 2002. Father Pat was born in Oromocto; New Brunswick on February 20, 1942 and in the same hometown was ordained a priest for Scarboro Missions on August 5, 1967 by Bishop A. B. Leverman D.D.
During his many years of mission service Father Pat worked in the Dominican Republic and for a period of twelve years was a key person in the building up of the Church in St. Vincent and the Grenada. Pat also leant his talent and commitment to the Archdiocese of Winnipeg where he assumed pastoral responsibilities for six years.
After completing courses in gerontology in 1992, Pat was assigned to be Health and Wellness Coordinator for senior members of Scarboro Missions. His work with them was greatly appreciated because of the genuine love, care and concern which he brought to everything he did. In addition to that service, Pat was a great gardener who not only kept Scarboro Missions looking beautiful but every summer was also a time to enjoy the fresh vegetables and produce from Paddy’s garden.
Marriage Encounter was a ministry that energized him and to which he dedicated himself selflessly for the last number of years. He served as chaplain and coordinator for Marriage Encounter in different parts of Canada as well as in the Caribbean and Guyana.
His recent pastoral commitment in the Diocese of St. John were always the focal point of all of the energy that he could muster despite his failing health.
Father Pat’s father Hilary passed away in August 1986 but he is survived by his mother Laura of Burton New Brunswick and his siblings Thomas, Arthur, Patricia and Lucy and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place on Monday, July 1st, at 2:00 PM at Our Lady of Annunciation Church in Doaktown followed by a Ecumenical service at 7:00 PM. Father Jack Lynch SFM as celebrant. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, July 2nd, at Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home from 2-4 Vespers will be at St. Vincent de Paul Church on Tuesday evening at 7:00 PM. The funeral mass will take place on Wednesday, July 3rd, at 11:00 AM at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Oromocto, Rev. Jack Lynch SFM as Celebrant. Interment will take place in the adjoining cemetery. A memorial service will be held in Scarboro on Wednesday July 3rd, at 11:00 AM at 2685 Kingston Road. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes made to the Scarboro Foreign Missions or the International Marriage Council would be appreciated.
Stewart Andrew MacRae
Stewart MacRae died peacefully, with his family by his side, at the Oromocto Public Hospital on Saturday, September 14th, 2002 at the age of 51. Born in Black River, NS he was the son of John MacRae and the late Gladys MacRae.
Survived by his father, John of Geary, NB; sons, Don (Tina) of Carleton Place, ON and Jason (Laurie Vincent) of Smiths Falls, ON; brothers, Robert (Pam) of Fredericton, NB, Carl of Geary, NB and Laurel Buchanan (Linda) of Hamilton, ON; sister, Brenda Campbell (David) of Geary, NB; grandchildren, Gage and Lexi MacRae of Carleton Place, ON and Christopher and Sarah Vincent of Smiths Falls, ON and special friends, Ellen Bellefountaine and Ronald Trundle both of Lincoln, NB.
Stewart is predeceased by his mother, Gladys.
Visitation will be held at Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Monday, September 16th, 2002 from 7-9 pm and on Tuesday, September 17th, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Cape Breton, NS. For those who wish, donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of the donor’s choice, would be appreciated.
Marguerite Anna MacLellan
The death of Marguerite Anna MacLellan of Oromocto, NB, occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on the Friday, September 20th, 2002. Born in Florence, Cape Breton, NS, the daughter of the late George and Agnes (Tobin) Carey.
Survived by, her children, Terri MacLellan (Mike), Carey MacLellan (Kate) both of Ottawa, ON, Jenny Batstone (Terry) of Sydney, NS and Frank MacDonald (Nancy) of Edmonton, AB; four granddaughters, Christopher Batstone, George Carey MacLellan, Haley and Cameron MacLellan ; two sisters, Evelyn MacDougall (John) of Florence Cape Breton, NS and Eileen Romeo (Angus) of Sydney Mines, NS.
Predeceased by her parents and brothers Cyril, and Bill Carey.
There will be no visitation or memorial service by family request. For those who wish memorial tributes made to the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated. Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Blanche Irene Molasky
The death of Blanche Irene Molasky of Whites Cove, NB occurred on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2002 at the Gagetown Special Care Home.
Born in Saint John, NB she was the daughter of the late Charles and Sara (Parks) Fisher and wife of the late Burpee Molasky.
Blanche was a former member of the Mayflower Seniors of Jemseg, the Women's Institute and the Anglican Church Guild.
Survived by one son, Harold (Mary Ellen) of Port Stanley, ON; six daughters, Irene Greene (Arthur) of Scotch Settlement, NB, Frances Mott (Earl) of Fredericton, NB, Gertrude McIntyre of Sussex, NB, Nancy Adams (Eddie) of Damascus, NB, Willa Bruce (David) and Edith Coy (David) both of Upper Gagetown, NB; 41 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; one brother, George Fisher (Althea) of Guelph, ON; three sister-in-laws, Eileen Ferris of Jemseg, NB and Eva and Marguerite Molasky both of Saint John, NB and several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents; husband, Burpee; three sons, Robert, Donald and Edward; sisters, Willa, Alice, Grace, Clara, Annie and Elizabeth; brothers, Cyril, Mansfeild, Charles and Alburn; one half-brother, William and one half-sister, Ethel.
Visitation will be held at the Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Thursday, December 5th, 2002 from 2 to 9 pm. Funeral service will be held at the Jemseg United Baptist Church on Friday, December 6th, 2002 at 2:00 pm. Rev. Ted Newell will officiate. Interment will take place in the Mill Cove Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Alzheimer's Society, New Brunswick Heart and Stroke or to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.