Maureita Frances Mills
Maureita Frances. Mills, 94, of River Hebert passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre.
Born in Port Greville she was a daughter of the late Capt J. Lenwood and Armena (Allen) Mills.
Mom loved her family, trailering with Dad, and having company. She was an avid cook and seamstress and all around great home maker. She was an adherent of the Trinity United Church of River Hebert and a member of Unit 2 of the U.C.W.
She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Barbara (Don) Dillman of Elderbank, NS, Beverly White of Fox River, NS, Terry Mills of Pugwash, NS; 13 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren, 9 great great grandchildren; niece Pearl Mitchell; nephew, Dale Hatfield.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband, Murray in 1980, son-in-law Lynn White and a sister, Dorothy Hatfield, and 2 great grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, 667-8777 (70 Church St. Amherst) with visiting hours on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 from 2 to 4 pm. A memorial service will be held at the Trinity United Church, River Hebert on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 2 pm. Burial will follow in the Hillside Cemetery, River Hebert East.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church, River Hebert or a charity of your choice.
Terry Brine, age 42, of Joggins, passed away peacefully at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Monday, December 6, 2010.
Born in Amherst, NS, he was a son of Patricia (Foster) Brine and the late Burnell Brine.
Terry greatly enjoyed his work at Hannah's Farm. He was a caring person who loved his dogs, and enjoyed helping others in the community in any way he could. Terry stayed at home where he could help his parents, and spent countless hours tending to his garden.
In addition to his mother Patricia Brine, Joggins, he will be deeply missed by his sister Laura Lee Van Snick (Donnie), River Hebert; 2 brothers, Stanley (Mary Ann), Joggins, Robert (Jane), Amherst; uncle Donnie Brine, Lower Cove; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Furlong Jones Funeral Home, Main St., River Hebert, where visiting hours will take place Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church on Friday, December 10, 2010 at 11 am, Father David MacDonald officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Cemetery.
Those wishing to make a donation in Terry's memory may do so to the ALS Society, the Cumberland Palliative Care, or the charity of your choice.
Elizabeth I. Mitchell
LITTLE RIVER, NB - The death of Elizabeth Mitchell, age 78, occurred suddenly at her home on Thursday, December 9, 2010.
Born in Londonderry, NS, she was a daughter of the late Ulysses and Mabel (Pugsley) Morrison.
A home body, she lived for her husband, her animals, friends and family. Marrying Aubrey Mitchell in 1950, she moved with her husband to Lewisville, retiring later to Little River, NB where she fed and cared for numerous animals, tame and feral. She leaves to mourn sister Dorothy, numerous nieces, nephews and brothers and sisters in-law. She was predeceased by her husband, Aubrey, siblings, Florence (November 2010), Eva, Cecil, Tommy and Earl.
Elizabeth's remains have been cremated under the direction of the Furlong Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst (902-667-8777) from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 2 pm, Rev. Susan Estabrooks officiating. A time of visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from 1 pm until the time of the funeral at 2. In lieu of flowers donations to a charity of the donor's choice gratefully accepted.
Douglas Ernest George Farrow Son of Lewis & Georgia (Beaver) Farrow, 71 passed away at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Friday, December 10, 2010 after a long courageous battle with cancer. For most of his younger years he worked as an iron worker for Robbs Engineering & Dominion Bridge. Douglas worked on many large projects such as Point Le Preau Nuclear plant, MacDonald & MacKay Bridges, Halifax and the Confederation Bridge to P.E.I.
Douglas loved nature and his trips with family to Long Lake. He became known as "Muskrat". Often he could be seen in his canoe, snowmobile or his four wheeler exploring the marshes he knew & loved. The bogs, canals and the wild life excited him.
In the 80's he became interested in horse racing. He bought Molly, a beautiful but unpredictable mare. Later he obtained Sam & Rustie. He never became rich as he had hoped, but he won the total respect of other horsemen because of his loyalty & respect to his animals.
He also enjoyed Bluegrass festivals & exhibitions and followed them with his wife and daughter. His philosophy in life was to live each day as if it was his last and this he did! Douglas will be sadly missed by his family & friends. He is survived by his wife Joan (Crawford); a daughter, Terrilynn (Brighton, England); sisters, Elaine (Roy) Anderson, Nanimo, BC, Lorraine (Art) Snow, Amherst, Donna White, Brookdale, NS; a brother Richard, Tyndal Road, NS, numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by a brother, Lewis, sister Elizabeth Carter and a brother in law, Bill Carter.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Furlong-Jones Funeral Home (70 Church St. Amherst, NS). No funeral service by Douglas's request. The family will receive visitors at the Furlong-Jones Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Should friends, desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Palliative Care, or charity of your choice.
Betty Ann Williams
Amherst, NS – It is with great sadness that the family of Betty Ann Williams, age 66, announce her passing at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on December 15, 2010 after a short but courageous battle with Cancer. Born in Amherst on November 17, 1944, Betty was the daughter of late Howard Henry Lee and Grace Eliza (Hoeg) Lee.
In addition to being a daughter, sister, wife and mother, Betty was a former employee of the Saint John Sugar Refinery, the Amherst School for the Deaf and the Drury Lane Steakhouse in Fort Beausejour, NB. She was an avid card player, loved the beach and camping in her younger days. She was also fondly known as “Aunt Bette” to many of the children in the neighbourhood in which she lived for the past 40 years.
Betty is survived by her husband of 44 years, Eugene Williams of Amherst; two daughters, Roxann and Shawn Williams, both of Amherst; mother, Grace Lee, formerly of Amherst; brother Howard (Anne) Lee of Mission, BC; sister Kathy "Kim" (Wayne) Hicks of Wood Point, NB; sister-in-law Heather (Alex) Thomas of Halifax, NS. She was a grandmother to Melissa Duguay, of Amherst, and a great grandmother to Cassidy and Parker Dwyer also of Amherst. She was was an Aunt, Great Aunt and Great Great Aunt to numerous nieces and nephews in Amherst NS, Halifax NS, Mission BC, Amherstburg and Windsor ON.
Besides her father, Betty was predeceased by her sister Barbara Ann (Lee) Bree, nephew Howard John Bree, and brothers-in-law Dana Williams and Beverly Williams.
Cremation has taken place under the care of Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church Street, Amherst, (902-667-8777). There will be no visitation by her own request. A graveside service will be held in the Amherst Cemetery at a later date.
The family wishes to express their sincere thank you to Dr. Akinson and the nurses of the Pallative Care Team at the CRHCC.
Should family and friends desire, memorial contributions can be made in Betty’s name to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Pallative Care Unit at the CRHCC or the Canadian Red Cross.
With much sadness, the family of Ella B. Greeno, age 90, of Amherst, announce her passing on Monday, December 20, 2010 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Born in Tatamagouche she was a daughter of the late George & Nora (Nelson) Tucker.
A school teacher for 30 years in Cumberland Co., she was a member of the Retired Teachers Assoc., as well as the Elizabeth Temple, Pythian Sisters, Miriam Rebekah Lodge, Lorneville United Church & UCW and the Trinity St. Stephens UCW, and attended the Immanual United Church. She was a singer with The Travelers Seniors Singing Group. Ella was an active volunteer with the Red Cross Blood Donor Clinic for many years and gave of herself physically, spiritually and financially to many organizations.
Ella will be sadly missed by 2 daughters, Marie (Donald) Green, Sackville, NB and Bonnie (Michael) Burns, Amherst, NS; 4 grandchildren, Michael (Cheryl), Sackville, NB and David Green, Fredericton, NB and Laura (Mike) Dickie, Amherst, NS and Christopher MacKenzie, Red Deer, AB; 6 great grandchildren, Mitchell and Bridget Green, Riley and Jordyn MacKenzie and Austin and Julia Dickie; and sister-in-law Grace Tait, Moncton, NB as well as a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Layton and by brothers, Merle and Carl Tucker.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of the Furlong Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church Street, Amherst (667-8777). In keeping with Ella's wishes, friends and family are invited to a time of visitation and reception at the funeral home on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 from 2 to 4 pm, followed by a commital service in the funeral home chapel at 4 pm. Private family burial at the Lorneville United Church Cemetery. Donations to a charity of the donor's choice gratefully appreciated.
Routledge, Ronald Joseph, age 67 of Northport passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, December 23, 2010 surrounded by his family. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Ronald and Kathleen (Crooks, Isanen) Routledge.
Ron joined the Royal Canadian Navy in April of 1960 at the age of seventeen. He was a gunner, following in his father's footsteps. He served on many ships and shore establishments, where he was well known. After 26 years of service he retired as Chief Petty Officer, 1st Class. As a result of his experience and work ethic, he was called to assist on the frigate program in Saint John. Returning to his beloved Northport, Ron was active in the Northport Community Center, Northport Hillside Cemetery and the Pugwash Legion. Ron enjoyed gardening and daily trips to the wharf, spending time with his family, friends and especially his visits with his grandchildren in the summer. These visits left him with memories he cherished forever.
Ron will be sadly missed and long remembered by his wife, Doreen Mosher; daughter, Debbie (Mike) Routledge, Vancouver, BC; son, Joe (Becky), Hamilton, ON; stepfather, Stan Isanen, Moncton, NB; brother, John (Joan), Sussex, NB; grandchildren, Ben, Merlin, Dylan, Austin and Colton and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceaed by his first wife, Marilyn Fisher and a daughter-in-law, Wendy McGarvie.
Ron's remains have been entrusted into the care of the Furlong Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst (667-8777) from where the funeral service will be held, Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 11 am, K. Ruth Gamble officiating. Family and friends are invited to a time of visitation at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Burial will be in the Northport Hillside Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Northport Hillside Cemetery, Cancer Society or a charity of the donor's choice gratefully accepted.
Ruby Chappell, age 91, of Tidnish, NS, passed away peacefully at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Saturday December 25, 2010.
Born in Tidnish, NS, she was a daughter of the late Wallace and Francis (Campbell) Lowe.
Ruby was an avid Bingo Player. For many years she was a foster mother. In her earlier years she was a car enumerator for the province, and a school bus driver. The last two years she has been a resident at Victoria Manor.
She will be sadly missed by her daughters Gloria (Ernest) Miller, Linda (Larry) Embree, Elizabeth Goodwin, all of Tidnish and foster daughter Trudy Babineau, Truro; several grandchildren, great and great great grandchildren; sister Cora Dunn, Green Hill, NS.
She was predeceased by her husband Harold; son Wallace; daughter-in-law Linda; son-in-law Doug Goodwin; sisters Peggy Goldberg and Georgia Hall.
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St, Amherst, NS (902-667-8777). A private graveside service will take place in the Lorneville Cemetery in the spring.
A special thanks to Victoria Manor, and the wonderful staff and doctors at CRHCC.
Those wishing to make a donation in Ruby's memory may do so to the charity of your choice.