Dickenson, Elizabeth H.
January 19, 2001
The death of Elizabeth H. Dickenson occurred on January 19th, 2001 at the Pine Grove Nursing Home, Fredericton. Born in Montreal, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Christina (MacPherson) MacKenzie, and wife of the late Benjamin Dickenson. Survived by her daughter, Jean Coughlin of Fredericton, one son Douglas Dickenson of Montreal, three grandchildren, Wendy Gatza of Fredericton, Rick Coughlin of Fredericton and Doug Coughlin of Edmonton, Alberta, six great grandchildren, two sisters, Janet Sawers of Montreal and Mary Butler of Ottawa. There will be no visitation at the funeral home by request. A memorial service will be held at the Smythe Street Cathedral, Fredericton on Tuesday, January 23rd, at 4:00 PM. Interment will take place at a later date in Montreal. For those who wish, memorial tributes made to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Noreen Anne McNeil
The death of Noreen Anne McNeil of Nashwaak Village occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmerís Hospital on January 16th, 2001. She was the daughter of Margaret Porter and the late John McNeil. Noreen was employed by the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation until her retirement in 1993. In 1999, she received the Bishop Dollard medal in recognition of long standing significant and faith inspired service to the life of the Church. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, a member of the Marguerite Bourgeios Society, the Pastoral Care Team at the Dr. Everett Chalmerís Hospital and an Associate of the Congregation of Notre Dame. Noreen was an avid gardener. She is survived by her mother, Margaret McNeil; sisters, Betty (Gillis) Cleroux, Elynor (Charles) Sargeant; brothers, Frederick (Connie), Robert (Marianne), Philip (Vickie); nieces, nephews and many close friends. She was predeceased by her father, Jack McNeil. Visitation will be held at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home on Wednesday, from 7-9 PM and Thursday from 2-4 PM. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 7 PM at Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Monte Peters officiating. Interment will take place at St. Anthonyís Cemetery in the spring. For those who wish, memorial tributes made to Canadian Cancer Society or charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. 458-9170. www.mcadamsfh.com
Donald Merle Nicholson
1931 - 2001
D. Merle Nicholson died, after a brief illness, on Sunday, January 14th, 2001 at the Dr. Everett Chalmerís Hospital, Fredericton. Born on July 26, 1931, Birdton, NB, he was the son of the late George and Grace (Brown) Nicholson.
Merle had worked in the clothing business in Fredericton for over thirty years and later worked for the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation, retiring in 1995. Merle was a member of the Brunswick Street Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with his many nieces and nephews.
Merle is predeceased by his brother, William Nicholson and three sisters; Doris Saunders, Viola Stewart and Nina Scribner. He is survived by his wife Lois M. (Trites) Nicholson, brother, Allan (Betty) Nicholson of Fredericton, NB and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive visitors at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street, Fredericton on Tuesday, January 16th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Brunswick Street Baptist Church on Wednesday, January 17th at 2 PM. Rev. James Cowan and Rev. Allison Trites will officiate. Interment will take place at a later date in the Fredericton Rural Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Winston Nicholson, Peter Poulin, Bill DeMerchant, Dr. John Trites, Rick Nicholson and Randy Nicholson. For those who wish, memorial tributes made to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
1941 - 2001
Fenton Burke died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Jan 10, 2001. Born June 13, 1941, New Waterford, Cape Breton, he was the son of the late Lucy (Mahan) Burke and the late Frank Burke of Ling Street, New Waterford. He was predeceased by his sister Mary Fraser. He is survived by his wife Norma (Neilson) formerly of Glace Bay, his three children : David, Melanie and Lucy and several cousins, nieces and nephews. A former member of St. Agnes Parish, he attended Xavier College in Sydney, St. F.X. and UNB. He served as a lieutenant in the COTC in Shilo, Manitoba. For the past 38 years he taught at St. Thomas University, two years in Chatham and 36 years in Fredericton. He was an associate professor of English, past Chair of the department and past President of the Faculty Association. Professor Burke served on numerous university committees including the University Senate and Board of Governors; he was also assistant registrar for many years, faculty advisor for athletics and an editor of The Nashwaak Review. He was a founding member of Chimo in Fredericton, and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 9496, Lincoln. The family will receive visitors at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street, Fredericton from 7-9 PM on Thursday and 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Friday. The funeral mass will celebrated at St. Dunstanís Catholic Church on Saturday, January 13th at 12:05 PM. Msgr. Brian Henneberry VG will officiate. Interment will take place at a later date. For those who wish, memorial tributes made to the Arthritis Society would be appreciated by the family.
George Isaac Fraser Scott
February 28, 2001
George died peacefully on Wednesday, February 28, 2001 with his family at his side at Mountainside Lodge. He was born December 23, 1907 in Ernstown, Ontario, the son of Frederick George Scott and Blanche Gertrude Fraser Scott. He was predeceased on January 31, 1983 by his wife Grace Mary (díAlbenas) Scott. He will be lovingly missed by his three children: Dwight (Val Chongva) of Fredericton, Carol of Ottawa, and Peter (Barbara Mitchell) of Windsor, Ontario; six grandchildren: David Scott (Heather) and Darrell Scott of Fredericton, Adam Marsan and Jodie Marsan of Ottawa, Sarah Scott of Windsor and Fredericton, Amanda Scott of Windsor; and two great grandsons, Elijah Scott-Marsan of Ottawa, and Tyler Scott of Fredericton.
George was a devoted father and grandfather who encouraged and supported his family in their various endeavours, and celebrated their accomplishments. He will be especially remembered for the many hours he spent teaching and playing cribbage and bridge. An avid sports fan and participant, he shared his love of sport with his children and grandchildren. A chemist, George worked for 43 years, with Canadian Industries Limited and DuPont of Canada. He served for many years as an elder, trustee, and assistant treasurer of Trinity United Church in Shawinigan. After the death of his wife, George lived with his children in Pembroke and Fredericton, with extensive visits to Windsor. He spent his final years in Fredericton at Farraline Place and Mountainside Lodge. The family is sincerely grateful for the special care and love which the staff provided.
A service to celebrate Georgeís life will be held in Fredericton on Friday, March 2, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 5, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel at the Cataraqui Cemetery in Kingston, Ontario. The James Reid Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. Val Chongva will officiate at both services. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated.
Donald (Donnie) Christie Griffith
Donald Griffith of Keswick Ridge, N.B. passed away on Monday, February 26th,2001 at the Dr. Everett Chalmerís Hospital. He was 80. Born in Keswick Ridge, N.B. he was the son of the late Thomas & Helen (Christie) Griffiths.
Donnie, as he was known by his friends, was a Farmer all his life and also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Donnie is survived by five sisters: Jean (Harry) Haines of Fredericton, N.B., Greta (Hayward) Cummings of Nackawic, N.B., Marion Vincent of Keswick Ridge, N.B., Shirley Carnahan and Dorothy Dobson (Ed Combs) both of Calgary, Ab.; one aunt: Maudie Griffiths; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces & nephews and many cousins as well.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 28th,2001 from 7-9 PM at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street, Fredericton. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 1st,2001 at 2:00 PM at the Keswick Ridge United Church with the Rev. Dr. Amos Adeniyi officiating. An internment will take place in the Pickard-Merrithew Cemetery in the spring.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the Welch Church in Cardigan, N.B.
Dr. Mark David Hamilton Lawrence
February 23, 2001
Tragically by accident on Friday, February 23rd, 2001. Dr. Mark Lawrence, 43 of Fredericton, New Brunswick, beloved husband and best friend of Debbie (Christie) Lawrence, Mark was a devoted and loving father of David, Brendon, and Christie all at home, and much loved son of Drs. Anthony and Gillian Lawrence of Amherst, Nova Scotia.
He is survived by his sisters; Claire Khuen (Carl) of Pennsylvania, Sarah Muirhead (Paul) and their children Lauren, and Iran of Ottawa, Anne Lawrence (Chris Newman) and their children Brittany, Gillian, and Robyn of Amherst, NS and his brother Michael of Knowlton, Quebec. He will be sadly missed by his many friends.
Visitation will be held on Monday, February 25th, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street. Fredericton. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, February 26th, at 11:00 AM at Christ Church Cathedral Church with The Very Rev. Keith Joyce officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family request donations made to NB SPCA or Human Animal Bond Association or the Lillian Allbon Animal Shelter in Amherst, or charity of donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
Harold H. Hatheway
February 24, 2001
Hatheway, Harold R., of Fredericton, died peacefully at home, February 24, 2001. Born in 1926, he was the son of the late F. H. Hatheway and Eleanor Rundle-Woolcock.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Margaret (Hansen),Daughters Margot (Reg) Hayes and Linda (Bud) Stephenson and granddaughters Bronwyn Hayes and Rae Stephenson, all of Fredericton: brother David Rundle-Woolcock, Truro, sister Patricia Porter, Vancouver and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was a veteran of WW11 (RCNVR) and a high school principal, before joining The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In 1963 he successfully accepted the challenge of establishing the CBCí s operations in New Brunswick, where he served as Manager until 1972. He then joined the provincial government as a administrator and following formal retirement was as a freelance journalist.
He was as lifetime member of the CNIB, serving on local, provincial and national Levels, where he was recognized for 35 years of volunteer service. He was active in Frontier College, the Conservation Council of New Brunswick and many other non-profit organizations. He was a lifetime supporter of the CCF/NDP and his special joys were his family, his friends and his camp at Oromocto Lake.
He was a recipient of the Governor Generalís Award for Volunteer Service and was honoured by the Canadian Blood Service for the gift of more than 100 blood donations.
As he wished, there will be no visitation and no formal service. Donations to the CNIB or a charity of the donorís choice woul;d be appreciated. Planting a tree would be a special gift. The Harold R. Hatheway Nature Preserve will be established by the Nature Conservancy of Canada.
Arrangements in the care of McAdamís Select Comunnity Funeral Home, 458-9170.
MABEL ARDYCE (GREGORY) RIDEOUT
Mabel Ardyce (Gregory) Rideout passed away peacefully at Pine Grove Nursing Home Sunday, February 18, 2001. Born Nov. 8, 1911, she lived in Marysville for most of her life. She is survived by one daughter, Karen (Bill) O'Donnell of New Maryland, ten grand-children, and several great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Jack, her parents, all her siblings, one son Gregory and one daughter Melva. At the request of the family, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, February 20, 2001 at St.Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Charlotte St., Fredericton, with Rev. Doug Blaikie officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Pine Grove Nursing Home. McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
Irma Evelyn Page
The death of Irma Evelyn Page of Fredericton occurred February 15, 2001 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital.
Born in Saint John she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Addie May (Estey) Mawhinney.
Irma is survived by her husband of 61 years Ronald Page Four children Diane (Douglas) Arnold of Kitchener, ON, Donald (Marilin) of Sussex. David (Leanne) of Chance Harbor. Janet (Hartland) North of Fredericton, ten Grandchildren, ten Great-grandchildren also one brother Benson Mawhinney of Moncton, several nieces and nephews.
Irma was predeceased by a sister Louise Brown of Ottawa and a brother Paul Mawhinney of Saint John.
Visitation will be held at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home on Sunday, February 18, 2-4 & 7-9 pm. A Memorial Service will be held at the Marysville United Church on Monday, February 19, 2001 at 2:00 pm. Rev. Mac Campbell will officiate.
Nona Juanita Bjerkelund
The death of Nona Bjerkelund occurred on Monday, April 9th, 2001 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, N.B.. Wife of the late David Bjerkelund and daughter of Inez Wyman.
Nona was a member of Brunswick Street Baptist Church, where she was active in the Ladies Auxiliary and Alpha program. She also volunteered at the YM/YWCA and Canadian Red Cross.
She is survived by three sisters: Anola McIntyre of Fredericton, N.B., Joan Nason (Luther) of Tracey, N.B. and Pamela Sharp of Fredericton, N.B.; two brothers: Gerald (Regina) of Saint John, N.B. and Peter ( Joanne) of Fredericton, N.B.; cherished family Bob and Diana Reid and their children Stephen, Karen and Eleanor; three nieces: Trina, Chelsey and Jennifer; six nephews: James-David, Peter-Kyle, Tyler, Adam, Troy and Alexander; grand nephew: Zachary; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband in 1995.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 11th, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at McAdamís Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 12th, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at Brunswick Street Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Cowan officiating. Interment will take place in the Fredericton Rural Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any charity of the donorís choice.