Hollis Kingsley Sherrard
The death of Hollis Kingsley Sherrard, loving husband for 62 years of Earlien (Matthews) Sherrard occurred on April 13, 2008 at the Victoria Glen Manor, Perth-Andover, NB. Born on November 18, 1925 in Boom Road, NB, Hollie was the son of the late David and Eva (Allison) Sherrard. Besides his wife Earlien, he is survived by sons, Hollis (Hal) Sherrard (Esther) of Perth-Andover and Michael Sherrard (Rachelle) of Calgary, AB; daughter Debbie Sherrard of Vancouver, BC; grandchildren Jared, Wesley, Nicole and Tara; sister Loreen Kingston (William) of Wayerton; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Besides his daughter, Wendy, he was predeceased by brothers Jack, Glenn, Everett, Elmer, Emery, Guy, Allen and sisters Muriel (Edwards) and Ethel (Copp). Hollie worked as a Personnel Supervisor for NBTel for 37 years, retiring in 1982. He was a long-standing and valued member of Forest Hills Baptist Church, active in the Gideons and a dedicated volunteer with Lifeline Services following his retirement. Hollie will be remembered for his enthusiastic appetite for life (and desserts), his well-dressed, gentlemanly style, his love for a good game of golf with dear friends, and his delight in driving fine cars.
Visitations will be held at Forest Hills Baptist Church, 36 Mountain Road on Tuesday April 15 from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Forest Hills Baptist Church on Wednesday April 16, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment will take place in Ocean View Memorial Gardens at a later date. The family would appreciate donations made to the Forest Hill Baptist Church, Gideons, Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424).
Baby Jayden Harold Crowdis
Unexpectedly on April 12th, 2008, Jayden, infant son of Jason and Caley (McNamara) Crowdis was called home to heaven to be an angel of God. Besides his parents, Jayden is also survived by grandparents Star Mott & Mark McNamara, Judy Crowdis & Ron Calhoun, Ray & Qiu (Zhou) Crowdis, great grandmothers Olga Mott- Allaby, Ruth McNamara and Vivian Calhoun as well as one great great grandmother Verna Wall and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A private family graveside service to be held at a later date. Fundy Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements 646-2424.
Marjorie Catherine Mason
Mason, Marjorie Catherine of 103 Lakeview Dr. widow of the late Raymond J. Mason passed away on April 11th, 2008, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. She was born in Framingham Mass. USA on December 21st, 1928. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Lillian (Duffley) Collins. Marjorie was a member of St. Joachim’s Catholic Church, the Telephone Pioneers and the Vision of Hope Group. She was employed for over 20 years by G.E. Barbour Co. LTD also 20 years at Northern Telecom retiring in 1986. Marjorie is survived by three brothers Frank (Mary) Collins, Carl Collins of Saint John and David (Connie) Collins of Portland Maine, one sister Reta (Wilson) Morris of Saint John, and many nieces nephews and cousins. Beside her parents and husband, Marjorie was predeceased by three brothers Stuart, William and Gregory Collins, sister Patricia Hazelwood and sister in-law Judy.
Funeral arrangements are under the professional care of Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John NB. (646-2424). With visitations on Sunday April 13th, 2008 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday April 14th, 2008 at 11 am from St. Joachim’s Catholic Church. Interment will be held at Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the Memorial of the donor’s choice.
Albenie (Ben) Joseph Chevarie
Albenie Joseph Chevarie (Ben), age 74, passed away peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Friday April 11, 2008. He will be sadly missed by his family, wife Oliva (Arseneault), daughter Gisele Kirkpatrick (Russell) of Saint John and sons Maurice (Rachel) of Saint John and Donald (Gwen) of PEI. His grandchildren Dominic, Bernadette, Teresa, Joseph, Andrew and Jacob. He is also survived by his sisters Melanie Chevarie and Anita Masocato (James), Huberte Donelle (Maurice) and Doris Daigle; brothers Emile Daigle (Emelda), Jean Paul Daigle (Joanne), Roger Daigle (Oliva) and Donald Daigle; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, daughter Diane Chevarie, grandson Jean-Paul Joseph, brothers Yvon Chevarie, Theodore Chevarie, Roger Chevarie, Yvon Daigle. He was an active member of the Paroisse Saint-François-de-Sales, the (K of C) Chevaliers de Colomb Conseil 9029, and le Club Arc-en-Ciel. He was also a member of the Carpenter’s Union Local 1386.
Visitation will be Sunday April 13, 2008 at the Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Resurrection will be held on Monday April 14, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Paroisse Saint-François-de-Sales, 291 Boars Head Road. Interment will take place in Borromeé Cemetery, St. Charles, NB at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the Paroisse Saint-François-de-Sales Fonds de construction/Building Fund or to the memorial of donor’s choice.
Joseph Frederick Richard
The death of Joseph Frederick Richard, loving husband of Kathryn (Lamont) Richard, occurred on Friday, April 11, 2008 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in 1956 in Saint John, he was the son of Shirley (Marr) Richard and the late Joseph Clinton Richard. Joe owned and operated his own Custom Embroidery Shop. He had previously worked at CentraCare for 17 years as a psychiatric attendant. He was a member of the Slackers Club and Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 69. Joe enjoyed fishing and bon fires at Douglas Lake and spending time with his family. Besides his loving wife, Kathryn, of 30 years and mother, he is survived by his son, Jason Richard (Angela) of Saint John and daughter, Kalyn Richard (Andrew) of Saint John; brothers, Wayne Richard (Sharon) of Hammonds Plains, NS and John Richard (Lisa) of Quispamsis; sisters, Carol Cooper (Kenneth) of Saint John, Dianne Buchanan (George) of Saint John, Mary Connell (Richard) of Saint John and Patricia Kelly (Stephen) of Rothesay; special cousin and friend Edwin Swetman (Donna) of Red Deer, AB; his special companion dog Maesy Mae; several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Following cremation, visitation will be held at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424) on Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Pius X Church on Tuesday April 15, 2008 at 2 p.m. The family would appreciate donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Robert Joseph Gallant
The death of Robert Joseph Gallant of Symthe Street, Saint John, occurred on Thursday April 10, 2008 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born 1940 in St. Ignace, NB he was the son of the late Israel and Rita (Richard) Gallant. Robert was an honorary member of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes. He is survived by his Girl Friend Mona Morgan; one brother Leo Gallant (Diane) of Marmora, Ontario; several cousins, nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by one brother Leonard Gallant.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424) on Sunday April 13, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Monday April 14, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. Following cremation a private family interment will take place at a later date. The family would appreciate donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Florance Emily Marr
Florance Marr – The death of Florance Emily Marr, wife of the late Donald Marr occurred on Thursday April 10, 2008 at Kingsway Care Center. Born 1924 in Saint John she was the daughter of the late Welbert and Alvina (Schofield) Burnside. Florance is survived by one son Donald Marr (Shirley) of Saint John; three daughters Gloria Sargent (Archie) of Moncton, Donna Curran (Chuck) of Toronto and Carol Marr (Joe) also of Toronto; sisters Mabel Richard of Saint John, Helen Allen of Rothesay, Joyce Collins (Chuck) of Richmond and Vie Allan of Fredericton; sisters-in-law Gertrude Burnside of Saint John and Novella Burnside also of Saint John; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband Florance was predeceased by brothers Arthur, James and David Burnside and sister Ruth Burnside.
At Florance’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. A graveside service will be held at Ocean View Memorial Gardens on Wednesday April 16, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Florance may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Lida Harriet Bell
Bell, Lida Harriet – Daughter of the late Edward M. and Laura (McConnell) Lawson, Lida was born in Saint John NB. on November 28th, 1917 and spent the greatest part of her life in Saint John and surrounding area. Lida graduated from SJHS and NB Teachers College and taught for many years in Saint John and area. She was a member of the former St. Paul’s Anglican Church and present member of Trinity Church. Lida held membership in the Kings Daughters and the needlework Group of Trinity Church, and was an accomplished knitter and quilter. Besides her parents, Lida is predeceased by her husband Hugh G. Bell and sister Eleanor Hill. She is survived by two sons H. Lawson (Vickey) Bell of Hillsborough NB and J. David (Barbara) Bell of Sudbury Ont., sister Ruth Perry, four grandchildren; Robert G. Bell, Emily L. Bell, Wendy M. Griffin and Gordon Bell, two step grandchildren Shannon Richardson and John McKearin and one great grandchild Paige Griffin, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements are under the professional care of Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road Saint John NB. (646-2424) with visitations on Friday April 11, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9. The Funeral service will be held at The Fundy Funeral Home “Chapel” on Saturday April 12, 2008 at 2 pm. Following cremation, interment will take place at Brown’s Cemetery in Bains Corner NB. at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lida may be made to the Arthritis Society or to the memorial of the donor’s choice.
Shawn Joseph Renouf
Renouf, Shawn Joseph– Shawn J. Renouf, youngest son of Pamela and Wilfred Renouf of Rothesay passed away unexpectedly on April 9th, 2008 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born 1987 in Saint John Shawn was a devoted son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend. He loved baseball, playing video games, UFC and wrestling. Shawn will be remembered for his great sense of humor and will sadly be missed by all. Besides his parents Shawn is survived by one brother Cory (Holly) Renouf; maternal grandmother Louise Mitchell both of Saint John; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Shawn was predeceased by his paternal grandparents Daniel and Stella Renouf and maternal grandfathers Donald Mitchell and Rick Akerley.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Rd. (646-2424) with visitations being held on Friday April 11, 2008 from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral service will be held at the Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday April 12, 2008 at 11 am. Private family interment will be held at Riverbank Cemetery, Norton at a later date. Donations in memory of Shawn may be made to the IWK Health Centre Foundation or to The Children’s Wish Foundation. In the words of Shawn “All The Good Guys Die Young”
Edward (Ted) Joseph Noftell
Noftell, Edward (Ted) – The death of Edward Joseph Noftell, loving husband of Norma (Garland) Noftell occurred on Monday May 5, 2008 at the Saint John Regional Hospital surrounded by his family. Born 1927 in Saint John he was the son of the late Harold and Mabel (Lean) Noftell. Edward worked as an Auto Body Mechanic for many years and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Besides his wife Norma he is survived by two sons Randy (Karen) Noftell of Quispamsis and Troy (Christine) Noftell of Saint John; one brother Douglas (Monique) Noftell of Saint John; five sisters Frances Noftell, Alma Beaman, Carol Todd, Rosie Lunn and Geraldine Beaman all of Saint John; grandchildren Michelle, Matthew, Travis, Taylor and Kaylee; several cousins, nieces and nephews and one special cousin James Noftell. Besides his parents Edward was predeceased by brothers Kenneth, Ronald and Malcolm and one sister Sandra Noftell.
Following cremation visitation will be held at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road (646-2424) on Wednesday May 7, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9. A memorial service will be held at The Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday May 8, 2008 at 11 am. Interment will be held at Ocean View Memorial Gardens followed by a reception at Latimore Lake Community Centre. Donations in memory of Edward may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Diabetes Association.
Mary Josephine Theresa Arrowsmith
Mary Josephine Theresa Arrowsmith At her home in Saint John, NB on September 5, 2008, Mary Arrowsmith who had been suffering from cancer passed away peacefully in her 84th year to be with her Lord, with her loving family by her side. Born in 1924 in Topsail Pond, NFLD, she was the daughter of Terrance and Gertrude O’Brien. She is survived by her husband, Gerald Arrowsmith married for 55 years, daughter Brenda (Jim) Murphey of Chicago, son Wayne (Sonya) Arrowsmith of Quispamsis, son, Jerry (Chrissy) Arrowsmith of Saint John, dear sister, Agnes (Michael-deceased) Hayes, brother Edward (Mary) O’Brien, 10 grandchildren Mike (Allyson), Greg (predeceased), Ashley, Scott, Jeremy, Brian, Kelsey, Keith, Kathleen and Sarah, sisters-in-law (on Gerald’s side), Ethel Smart and Helen (Cal) Callaghan. She was predeceased by four brothers, Patrick (Angela) O’Brien, Victor (Leonce) O’Brien, Alphonsus (Josephine-deceased) O’Brien and Terrance (Joan-deceased) O’Brien. Mary served as a Corporal in the Canadian Women’s Army Corp during WWII and the Militia after the war. She was member of the Simonds Lions Senior Citizens Outreach at Loch Lomond Villa, Jarvis Bay Legion # 53 and the United Ostomy Association of Canada. She also worked at Dominion Stores for a number of years. She was a loving mother who devoted her life to her family and friends. Mary was an avid scrabble and card player. It didn’t matter if she won or not, she just loved to play and have people around her. She was a woman of great faith who loved God and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. The family would like to give their sincere thanks for Mary’s best friend Mary Kellier, her sister Agnes and longtime caretaker Theresa Ganong for their devoted and loving care. Many thanks also to Carol, Diane, Annette, Pat and Sherry and all other Extra Mural nurses who cared for Mary at home during her illness.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424) with visitations on Saturday 7-9 pm and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Legion Tribute Service will take place on Sunday at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Joachim’s Church on Monday September 8, 2008 at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in Fernhill Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances to any charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
Murray Coleman Robinson
The death of Murray Coleman Robinson, loving husband of Irene (Young) Robinson occurred on Wednesday September 3, 2008 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. He was born 1942 in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia. Besides his loving wife Irene he is survived by his step sons Scott McLeod (Melissa) of Saint John and Sean McLeod of Woodstock; three grandchildren Mackenzie, Rylan and Kaylie McLeod.
A Memorial Service will be held from Fundy Funeral Home Chapel, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424) on Saturday September 6, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. The family would appreciate donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Animal Rescue League or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Robert Bews Munro
The death of Robert Bews Munro, loving husband of Dorothy (Maisey) Munro, occurred on Tuesday September 2, 2008 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born 1932 in Midland, Kings County, NB he was the son of the late Joseph and Maggie (Bews) Munro. Robert was a Mechanic for Saint John Transit for 45 years, retiring in 2002. Besides his loving wife Dorothy, of 47 years, he is survived by his children Robert B.G. Munro (Victoria) of Quispamsis, Angela Merritt (Robert) of Saint John, Victor Munro of Sussex and Marilyn Munro of Sussex; grandchildren Lauryn and Morgan Munro, Richard, Amanda and Rylan Merritt; sisters-in-law Rita Munro, Karen Bolton; brother-in-law Gerald Maisey (Judy); and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his infant daughter Christine and brother Joseph Munro.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424) with visitations on Friday September 5 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday September 6, 2008 at 10 a.m. Interment will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, followed by a reception at Stella Maris Church Hall. The family would appreciate donations made to the charity of the donor’s choice.