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ADAIR, Ray H., 82,
PLYMOUTH - Ray H. Adair, 82, died Feb. 10, 2000, at a Bangor health care facility. He was born Jan. 7, 1918, at Cloverdale, N.B., Canada, the son of Herbert and Annabelle (Crab) Adair. Ray retired from the Maine Department of Transportation in 1983. He is survived by his wife, Lillian (Gustin) Adair of Plymouth; one child, daughter Constance and her husband, Andrew Sanborn of Plymouth; one brother, Paul Adair of Fredericton, N.B.; one sister, Pearl McQuairrie of Hartland, N.B.; three grandchildren, Rob Sanborn, Corey Sanborn and Bethany Sanborn Thrift; four great-grandchildren, as well as several nephews and nieces. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, February 15, at the Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, 64 Main St., Newport, where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Ginger Walker officiating. Spring burial will be in the family lot, Sawyer Cemetery, Plymouth. Donations may be made to his memory to family or to the Abundant Life Church, 263 Texas Avenue, Bangor 04401. Saturday, February 12, 2000  Bangor Daily News.
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ADAIR, WINNIFRED BLANCHE - 02/09/2002
The death of Mrs. Winnifred Blanche (Moore) Adair, of Saint John, NB, wife of the late William Adair, occurred on Thursday, February 7, 2002 at her residence. Born in Hartland, NB, she was the
daughter of the late Alfred A. and Rachel E. (Bilbow) Moore. Winnifred was a graduate of Hartland High School, and had graduated from L.P. Fisher Memorial Hospital in Woodstock as a registered nurse. She is survived by one son, Beverly H. (Donna) Adair of Saint John, one brother, Douglas A. (Sandra) Moore of Brampton, ON, one sister, Shirley (Mrs. Robert Greven) of Mississauga, ON, two grandchildren, Charlene (Mrs. Michael Sullivan) and Jennifer (Mrs. Brian Foote), and three great-grandchildren, Craig, Michaela, and Michelle. She was predeceased by her husband, William, an infant son, Walter Wayne Adair, and two sisters, Gladys and Edith. By request of Winnifred, there will be no visiting at the funeral home. A memorial service will be celebrated on Monday, February 11, 2002 at 2:30 PM from Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home Chapel, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506) 634-7424. Interment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery, Hartland, NB, in the spring. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Salvation Army, Crossroads, or the charity of the donor's choice .

08/08/2003
ADAIR, VIVIAN ROWENA -
Vivian Adair formally of Williamstown, NB passed away at the Central Carleton Nursing Home on Thursday, August 7, 2003 at the age of 67. Born in Maplehurst, NB she was the
daughter of the late Archie and Addie (Grant) Williams. Vivian is survived by her daugther Norma Lee Chapman (Douglas) of Kilburn, NB, sons: Glenn Canam (Angela) of Bristol, NB, Lyndon Canam (Louise) of Green Mountain, NB, Gaylon Canam (Colleen) of Ajax, ON and Kirby Adair (Kim) of Williamstown, sisters: Doris Canam, Phyllis Robertson, Christina Stairs, Eva Demerchant and Joyce Kinney, brothers: Ansel and Theodore Williams, nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husbands Arthur Canam and Gene Adair and brother Floyd Williams. The family will receive visitors at Kilcollins Funeral Home, Bath, NB on Saturday, August 9, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held from the Upper Kent United Pentecostal Church on Sunday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Garth Hathaway officiating. Following the service, interment will take place in the Wharton Cemetery, Upper Kent, NB. For those who wish, memorial tributes may be made to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the charity of the donor\rquote s choice. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Kilcollins Funeral Home, 31 Hospital Street, Bath. www.kilcollins.com

01/09/2003
ADLER, HERBERT STERLING -
Of Woodstock passed away at Carleton Memorial Hospital in Woodstock on Tuesday, January 7, 2003, at the age of 63. Herbert is survived by Sarah (Adler) Davenport; two sons, James (Nancy) Adler of Centreville, NB; Richard (Sharon) Adler of Charleston, NB; two daughters, Tina (Ralph) Wood of Woodstock, NB; Lorie (Randy) Brooker of Island Falls, Maine; two brothers, Melvin (Julia) Adler of New Sweden, Maine; Darrell Adler of Van Buren, Maine; grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his parents; one son Gregory Adler and one brother Hans Adler. Resting at The Scott Funeral Home, 815 Main Street, Woodstock, N.B. with visiting on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Friday at 2:00 p.m. from Scott Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Dale MacDonald will be officiating, with interment in New Sweden, Maine at a later date.
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05/15/2003
ALBRIGHT, ERIC E.
Eric e. Albright of Hartland, NB passed away on Wednesday, May 14, 2003 at the Carleton Memorial Hospital in Woodstock. He was born November 26, 1926 and was the son of the late Scott and Mary (Mame) Albright. He is survived by his children Elaine (Dale) Boone of Hartland, Norma (Ivan) Shaw of Simonds, Dale (Judy) Albright of Hartland, Patricia (Allan) Paget of Coldstream, eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Resting at the Britton Funeral Home, High Street, Hartland with visiting hours on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be on Friday at 2 p.m. from the Hartland Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Hartland. Donations can be made to the Hartland Baptist Church or donor's choice.

03/25/2003
ALLEN, PATRICIA -
Of Bath , New Brunswick passed away on Monday, March 24, 2003 at the Northern Carleton Hospital. Born in Bath on March 1, 1940 she was the daughter of the late Oliver and Carmel Salmon. She is survived by her children. Peter Allen (Sharon) of Florenceville, NB; Pattie Clews (Greg) of Fredericton, NB; Pamela Tomen (James) of Holmesville, NB; Penny Bubar (Andrew) of Riverview, NB. Ten Grandchildren. Nieces and Nephews. Sisters; Shirley Clark (Doug); Barbara Lloyd (Martin); Paul Salmon (Louanna); Donnie Salmon (Freda). She was predeceased by three brothers, John (Jack) Salmon, David Salmon, Stanley Peter Salmon. Family will receive friends at the Beechwood United Baptist Church on Wednesday, March 26, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 27, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from Trinity Wesleyan Church Bristol, NB. Interment will take place at Upper Kent Cemetery at a later date. The Culberson Funeral Home 188 Connell Street, Woodstock, NB (325-1130) in care of funeral arrangements. \f1\fs24\par \f0\fs20\par \par 03/25/2003\f1\fs24 \f0\fs20 ALLEN, RUTH ALCESTA Ruth Alcesta Allen, daughter of the late Marion and Henry Elliott was born in Victoria Corner, N.B., on March 29, 1922 and died in Royal Island Hospital in Kamloops, B.C. on March 21, 2003 at the age of 80. Ruth was a devoted Mother, Nana and Great Nana with a kind and generous spirit who reached out to everyone around her both in Victoria Corner where she worked and lived until 1974; then moving to BC where she settled in the Cache Creek - Ashcroft area where she lived surrounded by many great friends until the time of her death. Ruth is survived by six children, Barb Tattersall of Missions, B.C., Tom Smith of Abbotsford, B.C., Bill (Monique) Smith of Bear Island, N.B., Katherine Smith of Toronto, Ontario, Bob (Carla) Smith of Ottawa, Ontario, Ruthie (Errol) Nicholson of Islandview, N.B.; 20 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sister, Myra Morgan from Victoria Corner, N.B.; brother Bill (Cleo) Elliott of New Maryland, N.B., as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Ruth also leaves behind a very large extended step-family who welcomed her into their family and who she always spoke of fondly. Each and every one of us will miss her! Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Victor; one sister, Bertha; two infant sons, Richard and James; two grandchildren, Quentin Drost and Laurie Nicholson-Coy. Resting at the Britton Funeral Home, High Street, Hartland with visiting hours on Wednesday 2:30 to 4:30 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held on Thursday March 27th at 2:00 pm from the Lorne Britton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Carl Brewer officiating. Interment will be in the Victoria Corner Cemetery.

03/25/2003
ALLISON, ALICE MARGARET -
Passed away at the Northern Carleton Hospital, Bath, N.B. during the evening of March 13, 2003. Alice was born in River de Chute, N.B. on July 17, 1918. She was the daughter of the late John and Annie (Miller) Kennedy; beloved wife of the late Walter Allison. Alice is survived by one sister Glenna (Hubert) Anderson and sister-in-law Elva Kennedy both of Clearview, N.B.; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Sperry, Percy and Paul; one sister Gladys (Stanley) Green. Alice was an active member of the Anglican Church Of The Good Shepherd Florenceville, N.B. She was parish treasurer for 35 years, served on the Altar Guild, and president of the W.A. & A.C.W. for many years. She held various offices in The Eastern Star including Chaplain at the time of her death. She was past president of the Florenceville Curling Club. Funeral services were held Sunday March 16th, 2003 at 3pm from the Church Of The Good Shepherd with Rev. Chris Van Buskirk officiating, assisted by Rev. Chris Hayes and Rev. Canon David Jackson. Music for the service was by the parish Choir assisted by organist Isabel Morton. Hymns were Unto The Hills, Morning Has Broken and In The Garden. Interment in the United Church Cemetery, Florenceville, N.B. at a later date. Pallbearers were Roland, Jeff and Larry Kennedy, Walter and David Allison and Alfred Baird. The many tributes placed in memory of Alice showed the high esteem in which she was held. Arrangements by Kilcollins Funeral Home, Florenceville, N.B.

03/15/2003
ALLISON, ALICE MARGARET - Alice Margaret Allison of Florenceville passed away at Northern Carleton Hospital, Bath on Thursday March 13, 2003 at the age of 84. Alice is survived by her sister Glenna Anderson of Clearview, N.B., sister in law Elva Kennedy of Clearview, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents John and Annie (Miller) Kennedy, husband Walter, brothers and sisters. Resting at Kilcollins Chapel Florenceville, visiting Saturday 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral services will be on Sunday March 16, at 3:00pm from Church of the Good Shepherd Anglican Florenceville, the Rev. Chris Van Buskirk officiating. Interment to take place at a later date in the United Church Cemetery Florenceville. There will be an Eastern Star Memorial Service Saturday evening at 6:45 pm from the funeral home. Donations may be made to the church memorial fund if so desired.

Telegraph Journal, Monday, March 11, 1985, p. 16
ALLISON -
At Northern Carleton Memorial Hospital, Bath, March 9, 1985, Walter Henry Allison, of Bath, survived by his wife Florence (Gallagher) Allison, one daughter, 3 sons and 6 sisters. 
(Walter is a son of Henry Allison and Cassie McGrath)
The body is resting at the late residence.  Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. from St. Joseph's Parish Church, Bath.  Rev. Roy McLean officiating.  Interment in the Johnville Cemetery.  Kilcollins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 
Thanks to
Louise Bettle    

05/10/2002
ANDERSON, CHARLES "WILBUR" - Charles "Wilbur" Anderson passed away suddenly at his home in McAdam, NB, Wednesday May 8th, 2002. Wilbur was born in Canterbury, NB on July 19, 1919. He is survived by 3 sons, William and wife Joyce (Nova Scotia), Robert and wife Mary (Ontario), Barry and wife Pauline (Moores Mills, NB), 3 daughters, Bette MacDonald (McAdam), Bonnie McGraw and husband Garry (Oak Hill, NB), Barb Blair and husband Lyndie (McAdam, NB), 16 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his wife, Annabelle P. (Ketch) and daughter, Margaret Rose. Resting at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB (506-466-1844) from where funeral service will be held on Saturday May 11, 2002 at 2 PM with Pastor Robert McGraw officiating. Interment at Moores Mills Rural Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the charity of one\rquote s choice would be appreciated by the family.

03/22/2003
ATKINSON, RICHARD KENNTH (DICKIE)
Passed away on March 21, 2003 at the Fredericton Hospital, he was 73. Richard Atkinson, of Canterbury, was born on June 5, 1929 to the late Karl and Vivian (Van Tassel) Atkinson. He is survived by his children - Susan (Arnold) Drost of Ontario, Kevin Atkinson of Canterbury and Kelly (Steven) Edwards of Canterbury, six step children - Daryl (Peggy) Keleher of Ontario, Bill Keleher of BC, Keith Keleher of Geary, NB, Wanda (Michael) Sparks of Geary, NB, Grant Keleher of Alberta and Kyde (Dianna) of Canterbury, 18 grandchildren, six great grandchildren, one sister Carol (Dusty) Robichaud of Ontario, one brother - Rowely Atkinson of Ontario and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Clara (Grant) Atkinson, by his second wife, Audrey (Grant) Atkinson, two sisters - Nona and Gladys, one brother - Kirby and two sons - Dana and Kenneth. Resting at The Carleton Funeral Home, 337 Lockhart Mill Road, Jacksonville, NB, where friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, March 23, 2003. Funeral service will be held on Monday, March 24, 2003 at 11 a.m.. from the funeral home chapel. Interment will take place in the Canterbury Cemetery at a later date. If you wish, donations may be made to the Canterbury Fire Dept. or donor's choice.

ANDERSON, R. DEAN R. -01/ 09/ 2002
Dean Anderson, age 70, of Beechwood, NB, passed away at the Saint John Regional Hospital, January 6, 2002. Born in Piercemont, NB. Survived by wife Clara (Craig) Anderson, two sons, Brent (Carol) and Stacey (Gail) both of Piercemont, four daughters, Shelly (John Murphy) of Fredericton, Sherry (Bruce) Maskell, Kim (Tony Ruff) both of Beechwood and Jocelyn (Terry Forsberg) of Airdrie, AB, 14 grandchildren, one brother Frank of Piercemon, three sisters Freda (John Ruff) and Avis (Wayne Ruff) both of Beechwood and Muriel (Phillip Orser) of Hartland, nieces, nephews and cousins. Resting at Kilcollins Funeral Home, 31 Hospital St., Bath. Visiting Wednesday, January 9, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service at Kilcollin's Chapel, Bath on Thursday, January 10 at 1 p.m. Rev. Rob McNutt and Rev. James Pittman officiating. Interment in Mineral Cemetery. Donations of sympathy may be made to the memorial of the donor's choice.

ANDERSON, Ellen E.
Ellen Elizabeth Anderson, 100, formerly of Congress Street died Jan. 24, 2000, at a Portland health care facility. She was born in Benton, New Brunswick, a daughter of George and Annie Hazlett Anderson, and attended schools in Aroostook County. Miss Anderson came to Portland as a young woman and worked at the former New England Telephone & Telegraph Co. at the Scarborough office. She worked as an operator in charge of summer workers at Old Orchard Beach. She then worked with the Telephone Answering Service Bureau, under and as assistant to the late Beatrice Rigby. While living in Aroostook, she was active in her church and Sunday school ministry. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Portland and attended the Immanuel Baptist Church of Portland. She was well known for her public speaking abilities, her family said. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. There will be no visiting hours. A funeral service will be announced at a later date. Burial will be in the family lot in Forest City Cemetery, South Portland. Arrangements are by Dolby Funeral Chapel, Windham. Portland Press Herald online ed. 26 Jan. 2000 Submitted by Duane Crabtree 

Anderson, Leigh H.
Pioneer (Lakeville) has lost one of her brave sons in the person of Signaller Leigh H. Anderson, son of Havelock and Addie [Crabb] Anderson.  The deceased was born July 14, 1895; enlisted May 28, 1916 at Woodstock, with the 65th Battery as a gunner.  Sailed from Halifax July 26, arriving in England Aug. 31st.  Landed in France Dec. 19 and was there transferred to the 12th Battery as Signaller.  Wounded Sept. 8, 1917 at Vimy Ridge and was admitted to the First Australian Hospital at Rouen.  At Cambrai on Oct. 2, just before the war ended in 1918 he paid the supreme sacrifice.  He leaves to mourn his loss his father, mother, five sisters, Mrs. Percy Prior, Edna, Laura, Eva and Marion; and one brother Frank; all of Pioneer.  Signaller Anderson was killed by a shell burst.  His body was brought back the next morning and buried in Quarry Wood Cemetery.
LEST WE FORGET
Hartland Observer, 29 Mar 1978 (copied from 20 Feb. 1919): Submitted by Duane Crabtree 

05/11/2002
ANDROW, WALTER R. (WALLY) - A memorial service will be held at the "Hillcrest" United Baptist Church 476 Lancaster Ave. Saint John West on Saturday May 11, 2002 at 11 AM for the late Wally R. Androw husband of Fern (Cassidy) Androw. Following the service a reception will be held at the "Fallsview" Family Reception Center. Interment will take place in the New Woodstock Cemetery Woodstock N.B. Castle "Fallsview" Funeral Home 309 Lancaster Ave. (634-1701) entrusted with the arrangements.

02/14/2002
ARMOUR, JOHN HAROLD - Passed away at Carleton Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, February 12, 2002, he was 86. John Harold Armour of Debec, NB was born July 13, 1915 to the late Samuel and Fanny (Barker) Armour at Maple Hurst, N.B. John was a salesman for most of his life, a member of Trinity United Church in Debec and was well known through out the community. He is survived by a daughter, Joan Bolger (John) of Debec, NB; sons, Clifford of Prince William, NB, Robert (Colleen) of Orleans, Ont.; grandchildren, Angela Bolger of Debec, John Andrew (Donna) of Debec, Jeffery Bolger of Debec and Kelsey MacDonald-Armour of Orleans, Ont. Brothers, Phillip (Katherine) of Symerna Mills, Me., Orin (Dorothy) of Qualicum Beach, B.C., Lewis (Kay) of Woodstock, NB; Sisters, Gladys Kennedy of Woodstock, NB and Audrey Collins (Fred) of White Rock, BC. He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret (Taylor) Armour; two brothers, Arthur and Emery; four sisters, Mabel, Francis, Margaret and Dorothy. Remains resting at the Carleton Funeral Home, 337 Lockhart Mill Rd. Jacksonville, NB, where friends may call 2-4 & 7-9 on February 14, 2002. Funeral service will be held from the Trinity United Church in Debec, NB at 2:00 p.m. on Friday. Rev. Bev Brazier will be officiating. Interment will take place in the McKenzie Corner Cemetery at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Cancer Society, C.N.I.B., McKenzie Corner Cemetery or the Debec United Church.

02/11/2002
ATKINSON, ROBERT JAMES - Of Richmond Corner, NB, passed away at Carleton Memorial Hospital in Woodstock on Friday, February 8, 2002, at the age of 84. Bob is survived by one daughter, Roberta Russell and her husband Ivan of Kemptville, ON.; three grandsons, Christopher Russell and his wife Wilma of Toronto, ON.; Jonathan Russell and his wife Nancy of Ottawa, ON.; Brent Warman and his wife Amy of Salt Lake City; one granddaughter Marla Kokoski and her husband Derek of Calgary, AB.; nine great grandchildren, Lindsay, Shelby, Adrian, Chelsea, and Jenna Russell; Chelsea and Nathan Kokoski, Brandon and Emily Warman; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Clayton and Jean (Blue) Atkinson; his wife Mary (Kennedy) Atkinson; one daughter, Chavala Warman; three brothers, Paul, Burton and Gordon Atkinson. Resting at The Scott Funeral Home, 815 Main Street, Woodstock, NB., with visiting on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 2:00 pm from The Scott Chapel. Rev. Fred Snyder will be officiating, with interment in the McKenzie Corner United Church Cemetery, at a later date. \cf1\ul www.scottfh.com

Avery, Ferne M
Plymouth , Massachusetts-- Ferne M. (Berryman) Avery, 94, of Plymouth, a homemaker and community volunteer, died Saturday at Bethesda at Evanswood in Kingston.
Born and raised in the Woodstock section of New Brunswick, Canada, Mrs. Avery married her husband, the late Rutherford B.H. Avery, on New Year's Eve in 1924 in Canada.
Shortly after they married, they moved to Massachusetts where he later worked as a dairy farmer.
"She was a farmer's wife true to the American tradition of hard work, loyalty and commitment," said her son, Donald Avery of Vernon, Conn.
Mrs. Avery lived in Plymouth from 1939 to 1952 before moving to Kingston. She lived in East Bridgewater for 20 years before returning to Plymouth in 1979.
She worked as a clerk at several small stores in Plymouth over the course of her life, including the Mayflower Exhibit, Curriers and Banders.
In the early 1970s, she did volunteer work with developmentally delayed children and the Salvation Army.
Mrs. Avery was a charter and 7th degree member of the Plymouth Grange and a member of the Eva Booth Club at the Salvation Army in Plymouth.
She attended the Congregational churches in Plymouth and East Bridgewater.
An avid collector, she had collections of teddy bears, porcelain hands and salt and pepper shakers. She crocheted afghans and clothing for her granchildren for years.
In addition to her son, she is survived by a sister, Florence MacDonald of Guilford, Maine; six grandchildren,, 12 great- grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was also the mother of the late George Avery and Clarence Avery.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Shepherd Funeral Home, 216 Main St. (Route 106), Kingston. Burial will be in Center Cemetery, Wrentham.
There are no visiting hours.
Donations may be made to the Eva Booth Club, care of the Salvation Army, 8 Carver St., Plymouth 02360.
The Patriot Ledger Quincy, MA -January 05, 2000

Submitted by Duane Crabtree

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