HARTT, DOUGLAS JEROME Douglas Jerome Hartt of Minto N.B. passed away peacefully on November 27, 2006 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. He was the son of the late Anthony Hartt and Catherine (O'Leary) Hartt. Douglas is survived by sisters Ella Vanderbroeck of Minto, Janet Hartt of Minto and Anne McLeod of Chipman; sister-in-law Cecilia Hartt of Minto and Katherine Hartt of Dartmouth; and brother-in-law Robert Anson of Fredericton. Douglas is fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Douglas was predeceased by his parents and brothers Emmett, Clement, Owen, Leo and William and sisters Theresa and Ruth. Douglas, a graduate of St Francis Xavier University was an employee of the Federal Government and lived in Ottawa for many years. Upon retirement, he returned to Minto and was instrumental in creating Minto's Food Bank along with the non-profit housing units for the community Resource Center. Douglas also worked tirelessly in the formation of plans for and creation of the current Minto Senior Citizen's Hall. This building is located on land donated by his family. Gardening became a passion for Douglas. Summers were spent creating gardens of beauty for all to enjoy. Visitations will be held at the Minto Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:00AM Wednesday, November 29th, 2006 at Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, Minto with Father Peter Stephen officiating. Interment will take place in St. Bridget's Cemetery, Hardwood Ridge, NB. Donations in his memory may be made to Minto Community Resource Center, 19 Union St. in Minto, N.B. E4B 2N3 or to a charity of one's choice. www.mintofh.com
GRANT, ALFRED CLIFF of Canterbury passed away at his home on Sunday, November 26, 2006, at the age of 68. Alfred is survived by his mother, Ida M. Grant of Carleton Manor, Woodstock; three sons, Timothy Grant of Woodstock, Mark Grant (Darla) of Woodstock, and Troy Grant (Audra) of Woodstock; a sister, Hattie Cheney (Lawrence) of Jacksonville; a brother, Claude Grant (Bertha) of Canterbury; seven grandchildren, Tyler, Kristen, Trinity, Tamara, Alexis, Natasha, and Victoria; a great granddaughter, Asia-Leigh; and several nieces, and nephews. Resting at the Scott Funeral Home, 815 Main Street, Woodstock, with visiting on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Friday, December 1, 2006 at 2:00 pm from the Scott Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Steven Hoyt will be officiating, with interment in the Canterbury Cemetery. www.scottfh.com
GILBERT, STANLEY MCADAM The death of Stanley McAdam Gilbert, husband of Loretta, Glendale, California, occurred on November 26, 2006. Born in Douglas, NB, 1924, he was the son of the late Harold and Annie Gilbert. He is survived by four daughters, Cheryl Gilbert, Janet Warnock, Dianne Hood and Joan Smith of Rhode Island; two sons, Winslow of Michigan, Donald of Seattle, Washington and their mother, Beverly (Hawkins) Gilbert. Her is also survived by several grandchildren and one brother, Henry (Mary) Gilbert, Fredericton. He was predeceased by one sister, Cherry Behmer, and two brothers, Winslow and Thomas. Interment will take place at a later date in Douglas Rural Cemetery.
BRYDEN, DUNCAN Duncan Bryden, a well known Fredericton business man, or as many knew him "Flower Man", passed away at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on November 28, 2006. Born in Mates Corner, Westmorland County, NB he was a son of the late John and Kathleen (Campbell) Bryden. Duncan loved the retail business and moved to Charlottetown in 1955 as sales manager of the new T. Eaton store. The 15 years he spent in PEI were very active. He was a volunteer with the Parkdale and Sherwood Fire Departments, the Sherwood Police Department and a member of Zion Presbyterian Church, where he sang in the choir. In 1970 he moved his family to Fredericton, where he took on the role of business owner when he operated the Carousel Card & Flower Shop on Queen Street and later purchased Trites Flower Shop on Woodstock Road. In 2000 he combined the two businesses. Duncan was a family man and he regarded his customers as important friends. He enjoyed coffee and as many would say "chewing the fat" with his buddies. He loved duck hunting, playing golf and playing cards, but most of his time was devoted to building his business. He is survived by his loving wife Vera (Fury); his daughter Lynda Lee; his sons Wade (Lisa) and Roderick; his grandchildren Sonya, Craig and Isaiah; three brothers Ian of Courtney, BC, John (Lori) of Bayfield, NB and Rod (Sandy) of Ottawa, ON; numerous nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by brothers Robert and Donald. Resting at Bishop's Funeral Home 540 Woodstock Road with visitation Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be Friday, December 1, 2006 at 2:00 pm from Bishops Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doug Blaikie officiating. Interment will be at the cemetery in Point de Bute, NB. www.bishopsfuneralhome.com
MOFFITT, JOAN MAUDE On December 2, 2006 in her 80th year, Joan passed away peacefully in her sleep in Hamilton, ON. Born in Darlington, England, she moved to Canada after WWII. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Elsie Richmond. Joan was employed with the Wesley Urban Ministries until her retirement and was an active Volunteer with the Good Shepherd Centre serving the poor and homeless in the downtown Hamilton area. Joan is survived by her husband of 59 years, Robert, four Daughters, Rita (Bob) Broadfoot of Pickle Lake, Susan (John) Sled of Hamilton, Norma (Allie) Wood of Harvey, New Brunswick, and Nancy (Bob) Smith of Hamilton, 9 Grandchildren, Melanie, Mary, Robert and David Broadfoot, Jill (Harris), Julie and John Wood, Robert and Scott Smith and 6 Great-grandchildren. Joan also leaves family and friends in Canada and Britain. Memorial Service to be held in the chapel at Dodsworth & Brown Funeral Home (Hamilton) on Thursday, December 7th, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. Internment will be held in the Harvey Settlement Cemetery, New Brunswick in the spring. A time of remembrance will be held at the family home following the service. For those who wish, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Good Shepherd Centre.
JEWETT, ELLA BEATRICE The death of Ella Beatrice Jewett occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Sunday, December 3rd, 2006 at the age of 95. Baptist by faith, she was a daughter of the late Tyler William and Eva Nellie (Courser) Kitchen. She was a member of the 2nd Kingsclear Baptist Church, Women's Missionary Society & the Stitch and Chatter Club. Surviving are two grandchildren Kathy Phillips (George) of Tweedside, NB, Beverley Gordon Jewett (Janice) of Mars Hill, Maine; four great grandchildren Toby Phillips (Jen) of Tweedside, Robert Phillips (April) of McAdam, Holly Jo Phillips of Tweedside and Caleb Joshua Jewett of Mars Hill Maine; great grandson Alexander Noah Phillips of McAdam; a sister-in-law Marion Kitchen of Harvey; several nieces & nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Alfred; 1 son Gordon; brothers Wallace, Milton, Stanley, Ross, Bert, Milford, Harold, Clifford and Raymond Kitchen; sisters Pearl, Gladys & Mabel, as well as an infant granddaughter Constance. Resting at the 2nd Kingsclear Baptist Church on Tuesday, December 5th from 6 - 9 pm. The funeral service will be will be held at the 2nd Kingsclear Baptist Church at 2:00 pm on Wednesday December 6th with Rev. James Cowan officiating. Interment will be held at the Prince William Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish, memorial donations can be made to the 2nd Kingsclear Baptist Church. Bishop's Funeral Home 540 Woodstock Road Fredericton has been entrusted with the arrangements. www.bishopsfuneralhome.com
DUFFY, MARGARET ELIZABETH The passing of Margaret Elizabeth (Snodgrass) Duffy, wife of the late John Duffy, occurred on Sunday, December 3, 2006 at the York Manor Nursing Home. Born in Young's Cove, NB, she was a daughter of the late Bruce and Ellie (Phillips) Snodgrass. Margaret was a homemaker for Red Cross and also worked as a volunteer at York Manor Nursing Home. She was an active member of the Nashwaaksis United Church and the U.C.W. and also enjoyed knitting and crocheting. Margaret is survived by one daughter, Connie Ebbett of Fredericton, NB; two sons, Ashley (Margaret) Duffy of Uxbridge, ON and Calvin (Marie) Duffy of Young's Cove, NB; 7 grandchildren; ten great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by one son-in-law, John Ebbett. There will be no visitation by request of the family. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2006 at 1:30 pm from the Nashwaaksis United Church with Rev. George Feenstra officiating and Rev. Gil MacKenzie assisting. Private family interment will take place in Young's Cove United Church Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances made to the Nashwaaksis United Church or to the Young's Cove United Church Cemetery would be appreciated by the family. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com.
FOSTER, HILDA IRMA Hilda I. Foster, formerly of Fosterville passed away December 4, 2006 at Wauklehegan Manor, McAdam. She was born in Fosterville in 1909, a daughter of the late Ward and Minnie (Nason) Foster. Hilda was an adherent of the Fosterville Baptist Church. She is survived by a brother, Beecher Foster (Kathryn), Canterbury; a sister, Wanda Perley, Calgary, Alberta and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by seven sisters, Muriel Crabbe, Cynthia Foster, Necia Foster, Virginia Doherty, Naomi Buckingham, Dorothy Boone and Esther Gorman and two brothers, Thyrle Foster and Earl Foster. Resting at Flewelling Funeral Home, 585 Otis Drive, Nackawic with visiting hours Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, December 6, 2006 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Eldon Colwell officiating. Interment will be in Fosterville Lower Cemetery. For those who wish to make a donation in memory of Hilda, the family has suggested Wauklehegan Manor or Fosterville Baptist Church. www.flewellingswan.com