BABINEAU, HARRY W. - The death of Harry Wayne Babineau, age 50, of Saint John, occurred on Friday November 3rd, 2006 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John, he was a son of the late Leonard Cormier and Shirley (Fudge) Babineau. Harry was employed at Red Cross as a security guard. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and going out for long drives. He is survived by brothers, Roy (Susan) Coats of Saint John, Jim (Lorie) Babineau of White Horse, and Brian (Annie) Duplesis of Saint John; sisters, Madonna (Roland) Garnett of Saint John, Doris (Steven) McGrath of Saint John, Linda (Mike) Lutes of Norton, and Rose (Bob) Bourque of Saint John; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (634-4724) with visiting on Sunday, November 5th, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM and Monday, November 6th, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, November 7th, 2006 at 11:00 AM from the Brenan's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will take place in Fernhill Cemetery. Remembrances can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society or the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation Palliative Care. www.brernansfh.com
SMITH, CAROL ELOISE - It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Carol Eloise Smith (née MacLeod) on November 3, 2006, age 72, suddenly at home with her husband after a long illness. Born December 26, 1933, in St. Stephen, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Carol was the daughter of the late Alvin and Maude MacLeod of Oak Bay. Over her life, she had worked at Ganong's St. Stephen, at Quartermain's Canning Factory, Kirk's IGA in Martinon and was a self-employed caterer thereafter. Carol loved her husband and family deeply. Her husband Eric was her rock, and in addition to her two children, she always wanted to know about their "babies". Carol is survived by her loving and caring husband of 53 years, Eric, her son, Gene of Squamish, BC, her daughter Debbie Easton (Andy), Nerepis, and her brother Lloyd MacLeod (Joan) of Saint John. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Morgan, Raine, Noah and Faith Easton, and Stacey and Geoffrey Smith. Carol was predeceased by her sisters Bernice and Pauline and her brothers Arthur, Glenn, and Guy. Visitation will take place at the Castle's Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Avenue, Saint John, on Sunday, November 5, 2006 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm. A celebration of her life will be held at the funeral home on Monday, November 6, 2006 at 11 am with her nephew Pastor Todd MacLeod and Pastor Ed Powell officiating. Internment will be follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery Extension on Manawagonish Road. Pallbearers for the service are Marvin (Mickey) McAllister, Andy Easton, Gene Smith, Evan Smith, Richard Easton and Jack Oliver. Carol had asked that donations be made to the New Brunswick Cancer Society or a charity of the donor's choice. For more information or to offer condolences
MacDONALD, CHARLOTTE – Charlotte Thompson (nee dePencier). Peacefully on Friday, November 3rd, 2006 at Northland Pointe, Port Colborne, Ontario at the age of 80 years. Predeceased by her husband of 59 years, James F. "Jim" MacDonald (2005); parents, Lt. Col. Charles and Alice dePencier; sisters, Betty and Mary Lou. Survived by her daughters, Alice McGowan of Dundas, Ontario and Marilyn MacDonald (John) of North Vancouver B.C.; granddaughters, Jennifer French (Adam) of Ancaster, Ont., Carolyn Payne (Ryan ) of Norway and Allison Fettes of North Vancouver, B.C.; great granddaughter, Jillian French; and sister-in-law, Jean Scott of Newport, R.I. Charlotte was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and later moved to New Brunswick where she attended Mount Allison University and met the love of her life, "Louisberg Jim". She and Jim lived in Wolfville, N.S. Drummondville, P.Q. and Port Colborne, Ont. where they raised their family. Charlotte was very active in the Port Colborne Operatic Society, both in acting, singing and directing. She was an accomplished artist and won several awards for her paintings in Niagara Region art shows. Retiring to Fonthill, Ont., Charlotte enjoyed working in her wonderful garden and especially cherished the summers spent in her beloved cottage by the sea in Chance Harbour, N.B. In their later years she and Jim moved back to Port Colborne to an apartment at Portal Village and after Jim died Charlotte lived at Northland Pointe. Heartfelt appreciation to her loyal friends, Brenda, Ruth and Barb for their love and support. The family would like to extend special thanks to the wonderful caring staff at Northland Pointe who lovingly accompanied Charlotte through her closing act. Cremation has taken place. At Charlotte's request, a private interment of Ashes to take place at a later date in the family cemetery in Chance Harbour, N.B. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society (403 Unit #1 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont. L2N 1L5). Arrangements entrusted to the PORT COLBORNE CHAPEL of the DAVIDSON FUNERAL HOMES 135 Clarence St. Online guest register and condolences available at www.davidsonfuneralhomes.com
DERRAH, VERNA - Verna Marguerite (Giberson) Derrah, 85, of Bristol, NB, passed away on November 2, 2006 at the Northern Carleton Hospital, Bath, NB. Verna was born in Bath, NB, on July 15, 1921, daughter of the late Cecile and Idella (Shaw) Giberson. Verna is survived by her children, Shirley Ebbett (Ray), Bristol, NB, Wendell (Margaret Ann), Grand Bay, NB, Robert (Opal), Bristol, NB, Gary (Barb), Peel, NB, Eugene (Joanne), Moncton, NB; 15 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; sisters, Flora, Mary, Helen, Frances (Pat), Madeline, Thelma; one brother, Jack; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents Verna was predeceased by her husband, Ray and, sister, Lottie. Visitation will be held on Saturday November 4, 2006 at The Carleton Funeral Home 337 Lockhart Mill Road Jacksonville, NB from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9. Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2006 at the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church at 2 PM with Pastor Peter Culberson officiating. Interment will be held in Mount Pleasant Baptist Cemetery. For those who wish, donations to the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church or a memorial of the Donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences can be made at: www.carletonfuneralhome.ca "Serving All Faiths & within the Means of All"
Gerald Chiasson 1947 - 2006 Gerald Chiasson, 59, of Moncton, passed away on November 2nd, 2006 at the Moncton Hospital. Born in Noinville, NB, he was the son of the late Léo and the late Evangeline Chiasson. He is survived by his common-law wife, Rose; children, Kendra (Tanya), Krista (Richard), Lisa (Tim), Jason (Cynthia); their mother, Deborah; one step daughter, Louise; two sisters, Angela (Ronald) and Linda (John); two brothers, Jean-Paul and Leo-Paul; five grandchildren, Julie, Justin, Shane, Latesha and Katie, as well as several nieces and nephews. Mr. Chiasson was predeceased by one grandson, Julien. Visitation will be held from Chartersville Funeral Home, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, 857-1901 on Sunday, November 5th, 2006 from 2 to 4 pm and from 7 to 9 pm and also on Monday from 1 pm until time of departure. Funeral mass will be celebrated from Ste-Thérèse Church, on Monday, November 6th, 2006 at 2 pm. Interment in Notre-Dame du Calvaire Cemetery, Dieppe, NB. www.chartersville.com
Freda Dunham 1918-2006 HAVELOCK, NB - Freda Clora Dunham, 88, of Havelock passed away peacefully Thursday November 2, 2006 at the Moncton Hospital. Born in Kinnear Settlement she was a daughter of the late Walter and Myrtle (Mann) Campbell. A devoted wife and mother she was a member of First North River Baptist Church. Survived and sadly missed by her children, Ken (Jeanette) of Ingersoll On., Lee (Grace) of Woodstock On., Muriel Knowlton (Sydney Brownell) of Moncton, Elsie Stuart (Loyall) of Moncton, Delbert (Marjorie Clarke) and Percy of Havelock, Shirley Kropf (Ralph) of Woodstock On., Sharon Dunham (Phillip Lewis) of Petitcodiac, Ernie of Sackville, Donald (Donna) of Charlottetown, Dale (Lorraine) of Salisbury. Survived also by 20 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren; a sister, Mona Woodard of Moncton; a brother, Stewart Campbell of Saint John; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband, Ernest (1979); daughter, Eva (1979); two infant sons and a sister, Pearl Goddard. Resting at the Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Salisbury Road (372-4800) with visiting Saturday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. The Funeral will be held from the First North River Baptist Church, 573 Blakney Road on Sunday November 5 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Kendell McRae officiating. Interment will be at the Kinnear Settlement Cemetery. A reception will follow at the First North River christian education center. If so desired memorials to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. www.keirsteads.ca
TREMBLAY, FAYLENE The death of Faylene Tremblay of Fredericton, occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, New Brunswick on November 10, 2006. Born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late Elmer Hamilton and Helen (Bartlett) Craig Survived by her husband, Richard Tremblay; daughter, Roxanne Weaver; grandchildren, Mark Haley Jr. and Jesse Urquart. Resting at MacDonald Select Community Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, with visiting for family and close friends Monday from 7 to 9pm. A graveside service will be held at the Oak Bay Cemetery 1 pm on Tuesday , with Rev. Tom Ward officiating. For those who wish, donations to Kidney Foundation of Canada. MacDonald Select Community Funeral Home, www.macdonaldfh.com 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen in care of arrangements.
NEWSOME, HELEN M. (MEADE) The passing of Helen May (Meade) Newsome of Swan Creek, NB occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on Friday, November 10, 2006 following a short and courageous battle with cancer. Helen was 61. Born in Fredericton on July 7, 1945 she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Alice (Carr) Boone. Helen was a former employee of the Fredericton Ramada Inn and was once honored as Employee of the Year. She was also a Lioness with the River Road Lions Club in Upper Gagetown, NB. Helen was dearly loved by all who knew her. Survived by her husband John Newsome; one son Keith Meade (Donna) of New Glasgow, NS; one daughter, Tammy Dobson (Gavin) of Geary; beloved nanny to her five grandchildren, Felicia, Christina, Troy, Geoffrey and Tyler. Helen is also survived by one sister, Irene Fraser of Geary; one brother, David Boone (Gail Gullison) of Swan Creek; one stepson, Shaun Newsome (Stephanie) of Halifax; two stepdaughters, Lesley Terris (Reg) and Andrea Randall (Stanley) both of Moncton; five step-grandchildren, Adam, Amy, Catherine, Tristan and Holly; four great step-grandchildren, Karlee, Haley, Loren and Kyle; nieces, nephews and cousins. Helen loved animals and was devoted to her many pets. Predeceased by her parents; her first husband Gerald Douglas Meade (1992) and two brothers, Wallace and George Boone. Resting at Bishop's Funeral Home, 540 Woodstock Road, Fredericton, where visitation will be held Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held from the funeral home chapel on Monday, November 13, 2006 at 2:00 PM. Interment in the Pine Grove United Church Cemetery. Family flowers only please, memorials to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. The family wish to thank the Doctor's, Nurse's and staff of 3 East for the loving care given to Helen. www.bishopsfuneralhome.com