George W. Sampson
The death of George Sampson occurred on Thursday, January 17, 2008 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. George was predeceased by his parents, three sisters, and a great granddaughter, Reece Patricia Ryde.
Surviving George is his wife of 55 years, Patricia (LeVasseur) Sampson; three sons, Dave (Betty) Sampson of Spruce Grove, AB, Mark (Rita) Sampson of Oromocto, NB, and Mike Sampson of Surprise, AZ; three daughters, Andrea (Mac) Clarke of Saskatoon, SK, Kathy (Laurent) Morin of Yellowknife, NW, and Terri (Jim) Bennett of Long Creek, PE; three sisters, Alice Dinnick, Mary McKnight, and Teresa Gayton; and one brother, Joe Sampson. George is also survived by nine grandchildren, two great- grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A legion tribute and memorial service will occur at a later date in the year. Arrangements have been entrusted to Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home. (357-5100)
"Jake" Douglas Richard Darlow
It is with great sadness that the familyof Jake Darlow of Burton, NB, announce his passing at the Oromocto Public Hospital on Wednesday, January 16th, 2008. Jake was born in Montreal, PQ and joined the military at a young age. He devoted most of his working life to the Canadian Armed Forces. His final posting was at Base Gagetown and it is here that he settled.
Jake was a loving companion, father and grandfather and he enjoyed his career and watching sports on tv. He was also a long-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #93.
He will be sadly missed by his long-time companion of 30 years, Lynn Acorn. He will also be greatly missed by his beloved children, Nancy Beer (partner, David Potts) of Charlottetown, PE and Peter Darlow of Calgary, AB; grandchildren, Haley, Stephanie and Tanner Beer all of Charlottetown, PE; Lynnís children, Charlene (Brian), George, Sterling (Barb) and Michael Acorn as well as Lynnís grandchildren, Lisa, Stacey, Jeffery and Carson.
There will be no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held at the Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Saturday, January 19th, 2008 at 10:00 am. Rev. Maurice Swift officiating. For those who wish, memorial tributes in Jakeís honor may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Kenneth Archibald Harrison
It is with great sadness that the family of Ken Harrison of Gagetown, NB announces his sudden passing at the Oromocto Hospital on Sunday, January 20th, 2008. Ken was born in New Jerusalem on November 26, 1920. In 1953 Ken left his beloved home and moved the family to Gagetown. He will be dearly missed by his wife Geraldine (Webb) of 57 years, daughters Debbie de Monye (Casey), Brenda Bordage (Mark) and Donna Thomas (Brad) and his much loved grandchildren Alex, Nick and Amy de Monye, Stephen, Corey, and Ashley Bordage and Emily and Katie Thomas. He will also be missed by sisters Verna Webb of Sussex, Marion Harrison of Hampton and Shirley Douglas of Truro, NS and brother Clarence of Saint John, sister-in-laws Irene Bryant of Gagetown, Evelyn Harrison of Hampton and Edith Webb of BC. as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, sister Ruth, brother Clive, sister-in-laws Jessie and Julia and brother-in-laws, Bob, Mac, Lloyd, Charles, Earl and Pat. He worked for the DND for 34 years and was a recipient of the Paul Harris Fellowship Award. His life was full of music. He was inducted into the NB Country Music Hall of Fame in 2000. He enjoyed playing music with all of his friends around the province. He was a director of the Queens County Fair for many years and was the voice of the annual horse haul match. He was a director of the Camp Gagetown Historical Society. He was an elder of Grace United Church, Gagetown plus a member of the Gloria Dei Singers for 24 years. Visitation will be at Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 23, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held at Grace United Church, Gagetown on Thursday, January 24, 2008 at 2pm with Rev. Bob Johnson officiating, assisted by Rev. Jennifer Brown. Interment to follow at Upper Hampstead Cemetery. No flowers by request, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation, MS Society, Grace United Church or donorís choice.
Kathleen Ellen Oakley
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Kathleen Ellen (Browning) Oakley of Oromocto, NB on January 27th 2008 at the Oromocto Public Hospital.
Born in Hersham, Walton-On-Thames, Surrey, England on April 19th 1920, she was the daughter of the late George and Ellen (Murrell) Browning. Kathleen was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Beside her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Dennis Oakley, brothers George and Albert (Bert) Browning and son-in-law Allen Stevens.
Kathleen is survived by her daughters, Carole Stevens and Linda Walton (Wayne McHarg); grand children, Roy Stevens (Louise Hudon), Lyanne Stevens-Campbell (Tom), Michael Walton (Angela), Ian Stevens (April) and Melanie Sparks (Craig); great-grandchildren, Jesse Stevens-Campbell, Ashley Walton, Taylor Stevens, Emily Stevens-Campbell and Jacob Sparks; step-great-grandchildren, Patrick Horncastle, Amythest Mabee and Ben Mabee
Kathleen was a member of the St. Johnís Anglican Church, ACW, Oromocto Hospital Auxiliary and the Sunbury Seniors Friendship Group.
There will be no visitation by request of the family.
A Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 30th, 2008 at 2:00pm at the St. Johnís Anglican Church in Oromocto with Reverend Keith Howlett officiating. Interment will take place in the St. Johnís Anglican Church Cemetery at a later date.
For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of the donorís choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home. (357-5100)
"Vicki" Danuta Victoria Waye
The death of Vicki Waye of Burton, NB occurred at the Oromocto Public Hospital on Tuesday, January 29th, 2008. Born in Poland, she was the daughter of the late Antonina (Sawicka) and Kazinzerz Jankiewicz and wife of Leonard Waye.
Vicki enjoyed spending time in the outdoors and lovingly tending her garden. She also loved cooking for family gatherings.
She is survived by her husband, Leonard; daughters, Barbara Farvolden (Curt) of Kelowna, BC and Catherine Bowman (Terry) of Edmonton, AB; son, John (Diane) of Edmonton, AB; grandchildren, Jake Farvolden and Rory Waye, Morgan and Caitlin Waye as well as her great-grandchild, Evan Waye.
Visitation will be held at Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Thursday, January 31st and Friday, February 1st, 2008 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 2nd, 2008 at 2:00 pm in the Oromocto Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ken Weir officiating. Interment will take place at a later date in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Memorial tributes in Vickiís honor may be made to the NB Lung Association, the Arthritis Society or to a charity of the donorís choice.
Armand Joseph Gaudet
The passing of Armand Gaudet occurred Friday, February 1st, 2008. The husband of Jean (Stennick) (MacDonald) Gaudet of Oromocto.
He was born August 7, 1925 in Trois-Rivieres, PQ, son of the late Joseph and Oselie (Landry) Gaudet. He grew up in Rogersville, NB, and was a Veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a man with a zest for life unlike any other and truly enjoyed every moment of his life.
He will be greatly missed by his wife Jean; three daughters Anne (Paul) Merrill of Whitecourt, AB, Denise (Ken) Anderson of Stanley, NB, Michele (Rob) Dunphy of Whitecourt, AB; one son Roger (Marjorie) Gaudet of Cross Creek, NB; three step-children Ralph (Susan) MacDonald of Geary, NB, Verna MacDonald of Geary, NB and Ricky MacDonald of Hanwell, NB; three sisters Leona Babineau of Moncton, Laurie (Gerry) Hachey of North Port Florida, Stella (Ron) Robinson of Selkirk, Man.; 9 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 3 step-great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was pre-deceased by his first wife Mary (March) Gaudet; brother Ernest Gaudet and sister Mary Arsenault.
Visitation will be held at the Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home (357-5100) on Tuesday, February 5th, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #93 will hold a tribute service at 7 pm on Tuesday. The funeral service will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church on Wednesday, February 6th, 2008 at 11:00 am. Rev. Ken Weir officiating. For those who wish, memorial tributes in Armandís name may be made to a charity of the donorís choice.
Kaleb William Edward Pedersen
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Kaleb Pedersen, son of Evelyn Pedersen and Mark Thompson. Kaleb passed away at the Moncton City Hospital on February 8, 2008.
Kaleb will be missed by his parents, Evelyn and Mark; his big brother, Jacob; his maternal grandparents, Dave and Wanda Pedersen; paternal grandparents, Mark Sr. (Candy) Thompson and Tammy Delorey; maternal great-grandparents, Catherine Smith and Glen and Evelyn Marney; paternal great-grandparents, Rose Thompson and Edward Legere; uncles, Cy (Melinda) Pedersen and Mike (Jennifer) Thompson; step-uncle, Scott Thompson; aunt, Amanda Thompson (John Reid) and step-aunt, Emma Thompson. Kaleb is also survived by several great-aunts and uncles.
A visitation will be held at Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home where close friends and family may gather on Friday, February 29th, 2008 from 3:30 - 5:00 pm. Donations made in memory of Kaleb to the Moncton City Hospital are appreciated by the family. (357-5100)
James LaBaron Marks
The death of James Marks of Lincoln, NB, occurred at the Oromocto Public Hospital on Saturday, February 16, 2008. Born in Fredericton, he was the son of the late James S. and Jean (Hayward) Marks of Fredericton NB.
He was employed at U.N.B. for approximately twenty-six years. He enjoyed playing his guitar and listening to Blue Grass music. He also was an avid hockey fan (New York Rangers).
Survived by his wife, Joan; one son, Jamie Marks (Anne) of Beaverdam; one daughter, Stacey Marks-Davidson (Michael) of Rusagonis; six grandchildren, Andrťe-Anne, Victoria and Julian Marks. Colby, Brody and Riley Davidson; two step-brothers, Everett and Rev. Philip Mills; two uncles, John and Ralph Hayward and several cousins.
Predeceased by his parents, and stepfather, Basil R. Mills.
Visitation will be held at Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 20, 2008 from 1:00 - 3:00 and 6:30 - 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to he Canadian Cancer Society. Thanks to all the Doctors and Nursing staff who attended James.