Sr Louisa Brien ndsc "Soeur Marie-Jean de la Croix" Sr Louisa Brien ndsc "Soeur Marie-Jean de la Crois", 97, of Maison Mère des Religieuses Notre-Dame du Sacré-Coeur, 125 rue King, Moncton passed away at Maison Mère des Religieuses Notre-Dame du Sacré-Coeur, Moncton, NB, on Monday, August 28, 2006 after a lengthy illness. Born in Cap Pelé, NB on December 3, 1908 she was the daughter of the late John William Brien and the late Marie LeBlanc. She is survived by one sister, Almira McCarthy of Moncton; one brother, Edward Brien (Marguerite) of Cap Pelé; two sister-in-laws, Cécile Brien of Sept-Iles, Québec and Doris Brien of Dartmouth, NS; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four sisters, Alma, Laura, Marceline, Lorraine; four brothers, Albert, Joseph, Henri and Yvon. Resting at Maison Mère des Religieuse Notre-Dame du Sacré-Coeur, Godfrey Street, Moncton with visitation on Wednesday, August 30th from 2:00pm to 9:00pm, and Thursday from 9:00am to time of funeral. The Funeral Service will be held at Maison Mère des Religieuses Notre-Dame du Sacré-Coeur Chapel, Moncton on Thursday, August 31, 2006 at 10:00am. Interment will take place in the Parish Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Maillet Funeral Home, Bouctouche.
MacFARLANE, ARTHUR D. - The death of Arthur "Art" Donald MacFarlane, of Ray Street, Saint John, husband of Rita (Belliveau) MacFarlane, occurred on Tuesday, August 29, 2006 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Oromocto, NB, on September 16, 1926 he was the son of the late John and Edna (Collins) MacFarlane. Art was a School Teacher at Simonds High School and St. Malachy's Memorial High School before he became Principal at First Aberdeen and later Forest Hills Middle School until his retirement. He loved to teach and was past president of District 20 (8) Teacher's Association, District 19 & 20 Principal and Vice Principal Association and the New Brunswick Retired Teacher's Association. Art was on the Board of Directors of the Saint John Boys and Girls Club for 12 years and was actively involved in the South End Day Care Center. A passionate curler, Art enjoyed many years as a member of Thistle St. Andrew Curling Club. Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Donald (Karen) of Saint John; four daughters, Pamela Freeman (Bob) of Riverview, Maureen MacFarlane (Dan Ackerman) of Crossfield, AB, Monica Hatt (Brian) of Calgary, AB and Michelle MacFarlane (David Kersey) of Halifax, NS; one brother Allan MacFarlane of Toronto, ON; 12 grandchildren, Philip, Ryan and Patrick MacFarlane, Lysa, Jason and Nick Freeman, Blake, Janelle and Marcie Ackerman, Brianna and Lindsay Hatt and Jack Kersey; one great grandson, Colby Freeman and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one son, Brian in 1988. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424) with visiting on Wednesday August 30, 2006 and Thursday, August 31, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Pius X Church, Somerset Street, Saint John on Friday, September 1, 2006 at 11:00 AM. Interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the New Brunswick Retired Teacher's Scholarship Fund or to the Saint John Boys and Girls Club. www.brenansfh.com
CUTHBERT, DORCAS ROSE (NEE PETCHEY) On Tuesday, August 29, 2006, Dorcas Rose Petchey, beloved wife of the late Thomas William Cuthbert; loving mother of Catherine Cuthbert, Kanata, and loving stepmother of Flora McIndoe, Pickering; cherished sister of Helen M. Petchey, Sackville, New Brunswick; devoted grandmother of Jennifer and Mark Terry. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa, on Thursday, August 31, 2006 from 2-4p.m. and 7-9p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 154 Somerset Street West, Ottawa on Friday, September 1 at 11a.m. Instead of flowers, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Ottawa Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Condolences/donations/tributes at www.mcgarryfamily.ca
BONNER, FREDERICK A. - The death of Mr. Frederick Arthur Bonner, age 84 years, of Saint John, N.B., occurred peacefully at Ridgewood Veteran's Wing on Monday August 28, 2006 surrounded by his family. Born in Saint John, Fred was a loving husband of the late Sybil (Danaher) Bonner and son of the late Charles P. and Annie M. (Dunn) Bonner. Fred spent the majority of his life in Saint John. He served in the navy during WW II on Corvettes and Destroyers, (H.M.C.S. ALGOMA, H.M.C.S. STRATHADAM , H.M.C.S. PRINCE DAVID, H.M.C.S. SASKATCHEWAN,). Following the War, Fred was employed by the New Brunswick Liquor Control Commission for 38 years until his retirement in 1983. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion #53 and the Knights of Columbus, Father Ramage 8364 at St. Joachim's Church. He will be sadly missed by his two sons, Robert A. (Bob) and his wife Brenda and Barry T. and his wife Dianne, all of Saint John, five grandchildren, Kendra, Nicholas, Jillian, Rebecca and Matthew and many nieces and nephews. A true gentleman, Fred was the last member of his immediate family predeceased by six brothers, Gregory, John, James, Edward, Malcolm, Reverend Lawrence and one sister, Helen. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, (634-7424), with visiting on Wednesday, August 30, 2006 from 7 to 9pm, and Thursday August 31, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joachim's Church, 603 Loch Lomond Road on Friday, September 1, 2006 at 11:00am. Interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery. The family would appreciate remembrances to the Alzheimer's Society, the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or St. Joachim's Parish Fund. www.brenansfh.com
MACDONALD, ELAINE ADELE The passing of Elaine Adele MacDonald, of Fredericton, NB, occurred on August 28, 2006 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Born on February 24, 1958 in Bloomfield Ridge, NB, she was a daughter of Waldo "Buddy" Ross and the late Nina (McKay) Ross. Elaine was a member of the Marysville United Church and her main interest was her loving daughters. Besides her partner, Scott Arnold and her father, she is survived by three daughters, Julie Lynn, Megan Elaine and Nina Nicole MacDonald, all living at home; and one sister, Kathy King and her son, Ross King of Fredericton. Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton, NB on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 1, 2006 at 10 am from Marysville United Church with Rev. Joan MacDonald officiating. Interment will take place at Cameron Hill Cemetery, Cameron Hill, NB. For those who wish, remembrances made to the Marysville United Church would be appreciated by the family. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com.
WASSON, VIOLET MARTHA JANE (YOUNG) - In Ottawa after four months of ill health, on Sunday, August 27, 2006, at 86 years of age. Predeceased by her husband Arnold, sister Lora Burse, brother Charlie and brother-in-law Stewart Brown. Vye is survived by her children Douglas (Wanda Mae) and Diane Defeo (Vic), her grandchildren Andrew Wasson and Amy Orr (Ryan), by one great-granddaughter Madison Orr and by her sisters Helen May Brown and Mary Derrah (Ed). She was born in Fredericton in 1920 and attended Christ Church Cathedral where as a child she helped her father ring the bells. After her marriage, she lived for many years in Newcastle Creek and attended St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church in Newcastle Bridge where she was a member of the Church Guild. Vye was a long-standing member of the Eastern Star. In 2002, she moved to Ottawa to be closer to her family. Friends may call at the McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home on Friday, September 1, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Christ Church Cathedral on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Rural Cemetery Extension followed by a reception. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Vye please consider the Christ Church Cathedral or the charity of your choice. www.mcadamsfh.com
MCGARRY, MARY LENORE - The death of Mary Lenore McGarry, wife of the late John Thomas McGarry, occurred peacefully at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, on September 1st, 2006. Born at St. George, NB, on December 16th, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Mary Agnes O'Neill. A loving mother, grandmother and sister, Mary is survived by one son; John (Deanna) McGarry of Fredericton, NB, two daughters; Pat (Donald) Southard of St. George, NB, Jane (Stewart) Ingalls of Quispamsis, NB, 10 grandchildren; Rosemary Southard (Richard Malone), Jill Southard, Jonathan Southard, Suzanne (Scott) Mowry, Julie (Mark) Paulin, Shelly (Scott) Armstrong, Patrick, Rachel, Eric and Anna McGarry, one sister; Geraldine O'Neill of Saint John, NB, several nieces, nephews, cousins and by her special friends, Mary Eileen McCarten and Lorraine Leland. She was predeceased by her husband John, two brothers; James and Jack O'Neill, one sister; Frances O'Neill Mary was a hard working business woman for most of her life. She was a long time office employee with Eatons Ltd. She was an avid Bridge player who was up for a good game whenever she could get the chance. Resting at the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage St., St. George, NB. Visiting will take place on Sunday at 2-4 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from the St. George Roman Catholic Church, St. George, NB, on Monday, September 4th, 2006 at 12:00 noon, with Fr. John M. Ighacho officiating. Interment will take place in the St. George's Roman Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, for those who wish, donations may be made in Mary's name to the St. George Roman Catholic Church Building Fund, or to a charity of the donor's choice. (www.stgeorgefh.ca)
MacKINNON, BETTY JANE (HANSON) Betty Jane (Hanson) MacKinnon passed away on September 1, 2006 at the Saint John Regional Hospital of complications following surgery. Wife of J. Claude MacKinnon, she was born in Fredericton, NB, daughter of Albert E. Hanson and Eva H. (Adams). Bett was active in her community including a very long association with her friends in the Bridge Club, her friends in the PAL's group, and Past President of the Portland Ladies Liberal Association. She enjoyed her annual winter trips to Florida, her annual bus trips to New York, and her summer at her much loved cottage at Yoho Lake. But her greatest love was for her family, her husband, three sons, her daughters-in-law, her grand children, her brothers, sisters and all her in-laws. She organized the house, the cottage, the holidays, Christmas dinners, meals, birthday parties, and kept a steady stream of information to all by means of E-mail and her countless lists of projects for her husband. She is survived by three sons, Michael (Mylene Drapeau), Peter (Annette), and Tim (Brenda); she was Nandy to her four beloved grandchildren Erin McAleenan, Ryan, Lindsay and Rachel MacKinnon; her two "adopted" grandchildren Jessalynn and Spenser; two sisters Marilyn (Jim Langille), Janice (John Blanchett); two brothers John Hanson and Richard (Sherry) Hanson; sisters-in-law Elaine (Rod MacGillivary, Shiela (Ron Yates), Tricia (Suzi), Mary Clare, Dr. Anna Marie, June MacKinnon (Harold, deceased); and brother-in-law Bill MacKinnon (Sharon Heading); twenty nieces and nephews; and an abundance of very good friends. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Homes, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (634-7424) with visiting on Saturday and Sunday, September 2 and 3, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held on Monday, September 4, 2006 from The Church of St. John Baptist (Mission church) and St. Clement, Millidge Avenue at 2:00 pm. Remembrances may be made to Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation. www.brenansfh.com
GRAVES, ELIZA PAULINE - Eliza Pauline Graves of Loch Lomond Villa, Saint John formerly of Goshen passed away at her residence on Friday September 1, 2006 at the age of 89. Born in Goshen she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Annie (Geldart) Graves. Eliza was a member of the Elgin Baptist, the Christian Missionary Alliance as well the senior citizens of Charlton Place. She is survived by two nieces Betty Stiles (Clarence) of Elgin and Shirley DeMille of Shediac; two nephews William Graves (Debbie) of Slave Lake, Alberta and Ronald DeMille (Louise) of Goshen, as well several great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister Alice DeMille and two brothers Clinton and George Graves. Visiting hours will be held from Armstrong's Funeral Home, 33 Russell Street Petitcodiac on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the Goshen Baptist Church on Monday September 4, 2006 at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. James Hammond officiating. The interment will take place at the Goshen Baptist Cemetery. Donations to the Goshen Baptist Church would be appreciated by the family. www.armstrongsfh.com
GOWAN, SANDRA JEAN: Sandra Jean Gowan 56 of Ingalls Head, Grand Manan passed away Friday morning September 1st, at the Grand Manan Hospital. Born at Blacks Harbour, she was the daughter of the late Neil and Celia (Ingalls) Pratt. She was a licensed Practical Nurse and was very dedicated to her profession. She was an artist and writer leaving many memoirs. She was a member of the L.P.N. Charlotte County Chapter and a Member of the Central Wesleyan Church. She is survived by one daughter Lenora Reid (Jason), Calgary, three grand children Shiloh and Robert Sewell of Woodstock, Courtney Reid of Calgary. Also two great Grand Daughters Paige Reid and Angelique Sewell of Woodstock. Her step grand mother Bessie Ingalls of Crapaud, P.E.I., one step-mother, Theresa Pratt, Ottawa, one aunt Arlene Small (Stanley), Brown's Flat, one uncle Allison Ingalls (Geraldine) Castalia, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her mother and father, her husband Israel McIntyre, one brother Dean Pratt, her grand parents Hartford and Bessie Ingalls, and grand parents Clifford and Viola Pratt. The family will receive friends and relatives at Central Wesleyan Church on Saturday, 2 to 4pm and 7 to 9 pm from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday at 1:00 PM with Pastor Kirk Perry officiating and interment to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Castalia. Funeral arrangements in care of ELLS FUNERAL HOME, 1199 Route #776, Grand Manan, N.B. E5G 1G2. (506-662-3116 or www.ells.ca )