Marilyn D. LeFurgey
Marilyn D. LeFurgey, 65 years of age, of Amherst, passed away on Sunday, February 20, 2011 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre after a long battle with cancer. Born in Sackville, NB, she was a daughter of the late Gerald & Beulah (Cole) Ward.
Marilyn was a member of Trinity St. Stephen's United Church where she was a member of the church choir for 27 years. She was a member of the Red Hatters, a member of the Lord Amherst I.O.D.E. Lodge (of which she was a two time Volunteer of the Year), was a member of the Citation Indians trailer club. She belonged to the Senior dart league, the Senior's 325 bowling club, was a member of Trefoil and was previously treasurer for the Girl Guides.
Marilyn will be sadly missed by her husband of 43 years, Joe; sons, Todd of Moncton & Zachary of Amherst; daughter Amanda of Amherst; best friend Ralph McKay of Amherst; five grandchildren & several cousins.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her mother in law Alice LeFurgey.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Furlong-Jones Funeral Home,667-8777. The family will receive visitors at the Furlong-Jones Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Marilyn's memorial service will be held at Trinity St. Stephen's United Church on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 2 p.m. Burial will take place in the Amherst Cemetery in the spring.
No flowers by request. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the CRHCC, or to the charity of your choice.
Edith M. Chappell
The death of Edith Marie Chappell, age 87, widow of Aubrey Chappell of Tidnish occurred at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Saturday, February 26, 2011 following a lengthy illness.
Born in Liscomb, NS, she was a daughter of the late Bruce and Annie (Dingle) Laing.
Coming to Tidnish, NS when married in 1946, she became one of the long term residents contributing much to the community.
Edith will be sadly missed by her son, James (Ceciley) of Amherst and a daughter, Mabel (Alan) White, River Hebert; grandchildren, Christine (Michel) Vaillancourt, Carrie (John Reid) White, Jillian (Jim) Ross, Pamela and Sara Chappell; great grandchildren, John and Madison; a sister, Beulah Davidson, Tidnish and a brother, Raymond (Viola) Laing, Dartmouth and a special sister-in-law, Rose Laing, Sherbrooke.
She was predeceased by her husband Aubrey Chappell in 1968 and by brother Aubrey Laing.
Edith's remains have been cremated under the care of the Furlong Jones Funeral Home, Amherst, NS (667-8777). By her request there will be no visitation or memorial service. In lieu of flowers donations to a charity of the donor's choice gratefully accepted.
Jim and Mabel express their special thanks to Gables Nursing Home, the staff of the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre and granddaughter, Pamela for all of their attention and care during their mother's last illness.
The death of Welesley Crossman, age 81, of Amherst, occurred at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Sunday, February 27, 2011 with his family by his side.
Born in Brookville, NS, he was a son of the late Robert and Gladys (Boutilier) Crossman.
A parts man, Welesley worked for 33 years with Cumberland Equipment, Bill Casey and Tantramar Motors while operating the Fina/Petro Canada oil delivery service in Amherst. For 14 years he operated Crossman Service Centre on Church Street. He was a member of the Cumberland Car Club and enjoyed showing his 1951 Kaiser. A fiddler he loved music and attended many music shows. A model boat builder he donated ship models to the "Age of Sail". He enjoyed a game of "45's".
Welesley will be sadly missed by his wife of 12 years Mary Elizabeth (Wesley), Amherst; a brother, Leonard (Marjorie), Diligent River, NS; a step-son, Maxwell (Dorothy) Ross, Fraserville, NS; step daughter-in-law, Winifred Ross, Surrey, BC and grandchildren, Wilfred (Marion) Ross, Kingston, NS, Cheryl (Bill) Sorensen, Surrey, BC, Mackie(Sandra) Ross, Fraserville, NS, Kevin (Valerie) Ross, Windstor, NS; several great grandchildren and nephews and nieces, Robert (Lisa) Crossman, Lorrie (Michael) Weir, Arden (Camilla) Crossman and Marcella (Marshall) Cole.
He was predeceaed by his first wife Helen (Welch) in 1995, brothers, Leslie and Everett a sister Viola and a step-son Walter Ross,.
Welesley's remains have been entrusted into the care of the Furlong Jones Funeral Home, Amherst (902.667.8777) from where the funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 2 pm. A time of visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6 to 9 pm. Burial in the Westbrook Cemetery in the spring. Donations to the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre or a charity of the donor's choice gratefully appreciated.
Curtis Joseph White Sr
The death of Curtis Joseph White Sr., 63, of Joggins, NS, formerly of Havelock, NB, occurred at his home on Wednesday, March 2, 2011. Born in Lower Cove, NS, he was a son of the late Placide and Frances (Burbine) White.
He was a Boilermaker for 36 years for Local 73 Saint John, NB. Before that he worked with the Canadian Coast Guard and in the coal mines. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors. Curtis loved to cook, and had a special nack for making fudge. He also had a special bond with his dog Cooper (Dad's Lad).
Curtis will be sadly missed by his wife, Lynda (Reid); two sons, Curtis Jr. and Donald (Cheryl) both of Amherst; daughter, Helen White of Dorchester, NB; stepdaughter, Latoya Reid of Toronto; two brothers, Danny and Bernie (Joyce) and three sisters, Myrna (Allie) Leamen, Ruby (Mayhue) Jackson, and Doris (Bud) Gower; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Cecil and Junior; a sister, Hazel; and a sister in law, Ruth.
Curtis' remains have been cremated under the care and supervision of Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church Street, Amherst (902-667-8777). A time of fellowship and visitation will be held at the funeral home 2-4 pm on Friday March 4, 2011. Honoring the wishes of the family, there will be no funeral service.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Barbara Alma (Boss) Parlee
The death of Barbara Alma (Boss) Parlee, age 70 of Maccan, NS occurred at the Cumberland Regional Hospital on Thursday, March 3, 2011.
Born in Nappan, NS, Alma was the youngest daughter of Guy and Sarah (Simpson) Boss. Alma lived all of her life in Cumberland County, she was predeceased by her husband Ernest Parlee in March 2006 and three brothers; Cedric, Milton and Oral. Alma enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, spending summers at the beach, bowling, darts, music and the Leafs.
Alma will be greatly missed by her sons Garry (Celine) Fredericton, NB; Gordon (Karna), Nappan, NS; and Ian (Cissy), Brampton, ON. Grandchildren Stephanie (Jason) Nakamura, Brent, Melissa, Leanne (Saugat) Datta, Andrew, Tyler, Mark, Jessie and Kelly and one great-grand-daughter Reiko.
She will also be sadly missed by her brothers; Darrell (Theresa); Ronald (Linda) and Ormand (Audrey) and sisters Muriel (Jim) Dares and Phyliss (Lee) Lewis.
Almaís remains have been cremated under the direction of Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church Street, Amherst (902-667-8777) from where visitation will be held 1-2 pm, Sunday, March 6, 2011 followed immediately by a funeral service at 2 pm. Burial at a later date at the Fenwick Cemetery. Rev. Lloyd Bruce officiating.
Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of the donorís choice.
The death of Truleen Goodwin, age 90, of Amherst, occurred peacefully at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Sunday, March 6, 2011.
Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late Greta (Chappell) Teed.
In her first position, Truleen was one of the first female bank tellers in Canada. An active member of Trinity St. Stephen's United Church, she was as well a member of the IODE. Together with her husband Walter, they were well known and loved merchants in the communities of Amherst, Sackville and Springhill.
Truleen will be sadly missed by her husband of 65 years, Walter Goodwin, Amherst; a daughter Patti (John Weir) Goodwin, Toronto; nephew, Eugene (Ginny) Chapman, Amherst, and her extended family in the Amherst/Tidnish area as well as in the UK. She was predeceased by a son, Terry in 2005 and a brother Norman Teed.
Truleen's remains have been entrusted into the care of the Furlong Jones Funeral Home, Amherst (667-8777) with visitation Wednesday from 2 to 4 pm. The funeral service will be held from Trinity St. Stephen's United Church on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 2pm, Rev. Susan Estabrooks officiating. Burial in the Amherst Cemetery in the spring. Donations to Trinity St. Stephen's United Church or a charity of the donor's choice gratefully appreciated.
The death of Helen White, age 45, of Dorchester, NB, formerly of Moncton, occurred at the Moncton City Hospital on Monday, March 7, 2011.
Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late Curtis and Barbara (O'Brien) White.
Well known in the service industry, she was lately employed with Montana's Restaurant where her positive life and energy was appreciated by all. An eco friendly person she enjoyed all things of nature.
Helen will be remembered by her children, Rael and Mathew (Maegan), a grandchild, Myles; her grandmother, Helen O'Brien; 2 brothers, Curtis Jr and Donald (Cheryl), nieces and nephews, Bailee, Chelsey, Samantha and Trevor.
Helen's remains have been cremated under the care of the Furlong Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church Street, Amherst (902.667.8777). A time of visitation with reflection and remembrance will be held at the funeral home on Friday, March 11, 2011 from 1 to 4 pm, when friends are invited to share their memories of her. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Friends of the Moncton Hospital gratefully accepted.
"Life is what you make it. Be the change."..Helen White
Raymond Percy Appleyard- a veteran of the royal navy moved to Chatham, Kent, England where both his parents, Lt. Percy Appleyard MBE and Alice Susan ( Brazier) Appleyard were both stationed in the Royal Navy. Ray followed in their footsteps at the age of 16 years after finishing his scholarship with the Rochester Technical School for boys instead of registering for university he signed on with the navy on January 1 1941. He served on both destroyers and battleships at Scapa flo , then onto the Mediterranean where he was involved in the taking of Naples Italy. Ray also went to Egypt, Cairo and onto Cape Town South Africa before being recalled to Chatham Kent England. Ray became a Petty Officer at the age of 20 when he met his beloved wife Vivienne (Richards) Appleyard in 1945 and was married in 1946,
The navy deployed him to the Isle of Mann to take a radar course, then onto Portland Dorset England where his wife was born in 1927. Shortly after Ray was stationed on the Battleship HMS Anson until 1947 when he purchased his release from the navy as it was decided to head for Canada where they landed in 1949. Again War decided to break out again so in 1950 Ray signed on with Royal Canadian Navy as a Petty Officer 1st Class and was stationed in Victoria BC. Shortly after was transferred to Cornwallis NS and was stationed there until 1954 and back to Victoria till 1959. Then was transferred to Cornwallis until 1961 when Health issues forced his retirement fromthe Navy.
Ray was offered a position with The Family and Children Services in Amherst NS and after 2 years decided to return to England to further his studies. Ray and his family lived there for 3 years before returning via New Glasgow to Amherst NS where he was well known as a Juvenile Corrections Officer, Family Court Officer and Justice of the Peace from 1966-1984. Ray retired at the age of 60 and soon after saw trips to Florida, England, and Spain for the winters when Ill health appeared again in 2004 and stopped the winter travelling.
On March 10,2011 Raymond died in the Gables Nursing home surrounded by family and will be cremated with his ashes being laid to rest beside his 2 sons Gary ( aged 6 Months) and Wayne ( aged 36 years)in Annapolis NS. There will be a private ceremony to be held with immediate family only at Raymondís request. He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Vivienne, daughter Lynn Byers and 5 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Special thanks to the Staff and Volunteers at Gables nursing home for their tireless work and excellent care. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Ernest E. Landry
Ernest Edward Landry, 86, of Amherst, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2011 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre.
Born in Amherst he was a son of the late Peter & Amelia (Gaudet) Landry.
Ernest worked as a Machinist for EnHeat Ltd. and was a member of the Holy Family Parish Church where he was a 4th Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus. He served overseas in World War II. Ernest was an avid hunter and fisherman, and loved spending time at his wood lot and at his cottage with his family.
Ernest will be sadly missed by his daughters; Judy Bourque (Paul) of Moncton, Linda Rhindress (Terry) of Amherst; sons, Ernest (Ruth) of Amherst, Bill (Carolyn) of Moncton, NB, Fred (Susan), Amherst, Stephen (Juliette), Amherst; sister; Isabel "Bella" Tower, Amherst, NS; seventeen grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife Louise; sisters Rita, Yvonne & Agnes; brothers, Louis, George, Edgar, Clarence, Fred, Aurele and Meddie.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St. Amherst, NS (667-8777) where visiting hours will be held Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at the Holy Family Parish on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 11 am. Burial will take place in the St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery later in the spring.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.