Nita E. Cook
Sackville, NB - Nita Elaine (Bowser) Cook, of Sackville, NB, passed away peacefully at the Drew Nursing Home on Thursday, June 23, 2011. She was 95 years of age.
Born in Mount View, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Harriet (Mitchell) Bowser
Nita was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a teacher at Mount View for a number of years and later an employee of Sears Canada Inc. in Sackville. She was an adherent of the Middle Sackville Baptist Church and active in the ladies quilting group.
Nita will be sadly missed by her son Edward (Viola), Lumby BC, and sister Dora Thurston of Sackville, N.B. and grandchildren, Janet, Roger and Derek and great grandchildren, Adam, Noah, Bronwen and Sophie. She was predeceased by her husband Earl in 2007.
Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge St, Sackville (506-364-1300) where visiting hours will be held from 1 pm until the time of the funeral at 2 pm on Monday June 27, 2011, Pastor Vernon Vickruck officiating. Following cremation, burial will take place in the Four Corners Cemetery at a later date.
Dorothy June Trenholm
Dorothy June Trenholm, age 80, passed away peacefully at the Sackville Memorial Hospital on Saturday, June 25, 2011. Born in Upper Cape, she was a daughter of the late Mennel and Annie (Harrison) Hayward.
Dorothy was a faithful member of the Timber River Pentecostal Church and the Women's Missionary Group. She loved singing in the community choir, gardening, being outdoors, as well as spending time with family and friends. Dorothy was a loving mother and grandmother, and took great pride in her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by 1 son, Steven (Shirley) Trenholm, of Riverview, NB, 1 daughter, Shelley (John) Doncaster, of Timber River, NB; 3 sisters, Verna (Wayne) Parker, of Fredericton, NB, Maude (Jack) McLeod, of Campbellton, NB, Marilyn (Donald) Matheson, of Leamington, ON; 2 grandchildren; Ryan (Melissa) Trenholm of Riverview, NB and Kirstie Doncaster of Timber River, NB.
Besides her parents, Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Robert Z. Trenholm, and sister, Brenda Amos.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Jones Funeral Home, 3 W. Main St, Port Elgin, (538-2241), from where visitation will take place on Monday, June 27 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday June 28, 2011 at the Timber River Pentecostal Church at 2 pm, Rev. Carmen Webb officiating. Burial will follow in the Fernwood Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Dorothy may do so to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Timber River Pentecostal Church.
The death of Ralph "Boob" Merritt, age 89, of Springhill occurred peacefully at the High Crest Nursing Home on Saturday, June 25, 2011.
Born in Springhill, he was a son of the Late Annie Mae Merritt.
As a young man Ralph worked at Fred Gough's Ice Cream Parlour and Gas Bar. Ralph will be remembered for his years of service as custodian at the Springhill Elementary and High Schools. He was a member of area Golf and Curling Clubs. A member of St. John the Baptist Church, he was formerly active in the K of C. Ralph enjoyed outings at his camp at Economy Lake.
Ralph's remains have been cremated under the direction of the A H. Brown Funeral Services, Springhill (597-2361). A memorial service will be held at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Springhill on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 11 am. Burial in the parish cemetery.
The death of Erma Arseneau, age 94, of River Hebert, occurred at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Sunday, June 26, 2011
Born in River Hebert, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Annie (Burbine) Burbine.
Erma enjoyed cooking, knitting and word search books. She was well known for her famous chicken pottie and white fruit cake. There was always a bowl of ice cream for all her grandchildren.
Survived by her husband of 74 years, Albert; daughters, Anne Arseneault (Eddie), Carolyn Wilson (Richard "Butch"), Ruth Poplar, Cathy Arseneau all of River Hebert, NS; sons, Gornall (Lisette) of Moncton, Reginald (Linda) of Dieppe, NB; nine grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren.
Predeceased by her brothers, John, Murray & Harold,a dear son in law Terry Poplar.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Furlong- Jones Funeral Home, River Hebert with visiting hours on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Paul The Apostle, River Hebert on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 2 p.m. Father David MacDonald officiating. Burial will take place in the St. Denis Cemetery, Minudie.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.
The death of Rita Cormier, 79, of Moncton and formerly of Port Elgin occurred at the Dr. Georges L. Dumont Hospital on Sunday, June 26, 2011 after a lengthy illness. Born in Shemogue, Rita was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mathilde (Legere) Cormier.
Rita was a member of St. Clements Parish, Port Elgin and had been a member of the Catholic Women's Group. She was a housekeeper and an important part of the families to which she was devoted, especially David and Jane.
She will be sadly missed by her three sisters, Mabel Fagan, Emerise Cormier and Emma Cormier, all from Port Elgin; two brothers, Leo of Grand-Barachois and Fred (Jeannine) of Port Elgin; four nephews Marc (Dawn) Cormier, George (Phyllis) Fagan, Joseph (Therese) Cormier, and Gerald (Monique) Cormier; four nieces, Jean (Stan) MacLeod-Warner, Leona (Alec) Guthreau, Maria Duguay and Louise (Louis) Bergeron; as well as many great nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Rita was predeceased by her brother-in-law, Henry Fagan and a sister-in-law, Augusta Cormer.
Honoring Rita's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held from Jones Funeral Home, 3 West Main Street, Port Elgin (538-2241) from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 and on Wednesday from 2 pm until departure. Funeral mass will be held 3 pm on Wednesday, from St. Clement Roman Catholic Church, Port Elgin. Following the service, Rita's remains will be interred in the parish cemetery.
Donations in Rita's memory can be made to the St. Clement Roman Catholic Church, Port Elgin.
Betty B. Johnson
Betty B. Johnson, age 79, of Sackville, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 27, 2011 at the Drew Nursing Home.
Born in Sackville, she was a daughter of the Late Ralph and Bernice (Estabrooks) Wry.
The last surviving member of her family, she is survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Jim Johnson.Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge St., Sackville, NB (506-364-1300). A graveside service will be held in the Midgic Cemetery on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 11 am, Archdeacon Reginald Stockall officiating.
Those wishing to make a donation in Betty's memory may do so to the Midgic Cemetery.
Clarke E. Sheppard
Clarke E. Sheppard, age 88, of Sackville, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 27, 2011 at the Moncton City Hospital.
Born in Toronto, he was a son of the late Charles Elmore and Margaret (Knowles) Sheppard.
Clarke was a Corporal in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II serving in Canada from 1942 to 1945. He worked as an engineering technician and retired to Sackville in 1978. He constructed 2 home built aircraft in the late 50's to early 60's. He was a past Director of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society - Turnbull Chapter, NB. Aircraft and flying were his life's passion, as well as his family.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 66 years Ailene of Sackville; daughter Dawn Sheppard (Larry McIntosh), Belle River, ON; sons Ed (Teresa), Port Hope, ON, Neil (Allyson), Etobicoke, ON, Norman (Cecilia Jensen), Sackville, Graham (Sandra), Sackville; 13 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren; brother Robert, Port Hope, ON.
He was predeceased by a brother Melvin.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge St., Sackville, NB (506-364-1300) where a private family service will be held at a later date. Burial will take place in the Sackville Cemetery.
Those wishing to make a donation in Clarke's memory may do so to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Sackville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, or a charity of your choice.
Glenda Errolene Thompson
Glenda Errolene Thompson, 61, of Oxford, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2011 in Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Nappan.
Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the Late Alfred Carson and Mildred (Etter) Little.
Glenda was a graduate of Success Business College, Truro. During her working career she held secretarial positions with many businesses and volunteered extensively with the Canadian Red Cross Society, the MS Society and with the United Church of Canada in Truro and Kentville. In 1991 she was named Volunteer of the Year for the Town of Kentville. She enjoyed music and choirs, farming, bowling and especially her family.
She will be sadly missed by her husband Charles Thompson; sons, Christian and Stephen, both at home; brother, Paul (Dorothy) Little of Old Barns; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by sisters, Karen, Doreen and Marilee.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of the W. Allen Funeral Home, 60 Water Street, Oxford, (902 447 2167) where visitation will be held 12 noon to 2 pm Monday, July 4, 2011 followed immediately at 2:00 pm by a Memorial Service with the Reverend Gary MacDougall officiating. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Oxford.
If so desired, donations in Glenda's memory may be made to the Canadian Red Cross or to a charity of choice.
Joan E. Lovelace
Lovelace, Joan Eileen - 73 years old, passed away peacefully on July 2nd, 2011 after a courageous battle with multiple myeloma and kidney failure. She had an incredibly wonderful life with family and friends who surrounded her with love and support.
She is survived by her loving husband, Robert (Bob); son, Robert; daughters, Colleen (Jacques) and Elizabeth (Paul); sister, Donna Clements and mother-in-law, Doris Lovelace. She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Jas, Caitlyn, Evan, Matthew, Izak and Kianna who absolutely adored her.
Joan was a loving wife, an incredible mother and a very proud grandmother. Joan will be remembered for her endless kindness, unconditional love, for her eternal sense of humour and for her never-ending love and dedication to her husband, children and grandchildren.
Special thanks to the 4F nurses at the Dr. Georges L. Dumont Hospital with special recognition to Robert, Shirley, Irene and Sophie who will always hold a place in the families heart for the amazing care and support that you provided her with during her prolonged hospital stay. The family would like to also thank the Palliative Care Unit at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre for the care and compassion shown to Joan and our family.
In accordance with Joan's wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place in Stirling, Ontario. A celebration of Joan's life will take place at the family home (121 Tidnish Head Lane, Tidnish, Nova Scotia) on Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 between 2:00 - 4:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a Palliative Care Organization of choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, Amherst (902-667-8777).