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Updated December 4, 2009
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BATES, Leverett "Levy" BATES, Juanita Viola BORTHWICK, John Edward
BRADFORD, Beatrice Virginia BRADFORD, Hazen James BRADFORD, Martin William
BRADFORD, Walter John BRADFORD, W. Edmund W. "Eddy" COULTON, Ray Emerson "Ray"
CRAIG, Audrey Gaile ELDRIDGE, Alberta Elizabeth ELDRIDGE, Foster Otis
ELDRIDGE, Harold Fowler FARQUHARSON, Ian Alexander "Rufus" FOSTER, Ellis Mawhinney
HAGGERTY, Muriel Freda HARRIS, Catherine Oressa HARRIS, Dean Anthony
HAWKINS, Anna E. HAWKINS, Lena Marion JUSTASON, Addie Mae
JUSTASON, Alvin Osborne JUSTASON, Arthur "Carlton" JUSTASON, Basil Clarence
JUSTASON, Bessie "Viola" JUSTASON, Glendon Royal JUSTASON, Judson Stanley
JUSTASON, Laura "Eleanor" JUSTASON, Mildred E. JUSTASON, Ronald Gerald "Ronnie"
LEIGHTON, Clarence E. LEIGHTON, Wilfred Leslie "Bill" MAHAR, Sylvanus Leland "Vene"
McGARRIGLE, Troy Stephen "Digger" McGARRIGLE, Donaldine C. McNICHOL, John Alexander
MOREHOUSE, Mendell Carleton PRATT, Laura Bernice SMITH, Stanley John Sr.
STEEN, Lola Mae STEWART, James N. "Jimmy" STUART, Gladys Arvil
WALSH, Doris Mae WALSH, Ray Kenneth WELLES, Julie Lynn
WILCOX, Allison Lawrence WILCOX, Earle Leo WILCOX, Lawrence Ashton
WRIGHT, Alvin Leonard   WRIGHT, Emma "Bernice"

JUSTASON, RONALD GERALD "Ronnie" - At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen on Tuesday January 16, 1990, Ronald Gerald Justason of Rollingdam, Charlotte County and formerly of Blacks Harbour, in his 51st year; survived by one daughter Susan (Mrs. Rocky McLeod) of Rollingdam, one granddaughter, Andrea McLeod of Rollingdam, two brothers, Phillip of Saint John, Billy of Blacks Harbour, four sisters, Audrey (Mrs. Paul Craig) of Rollingdam, Pamela Mitchell of Back Bay, Patricia (Mrs. William Giddens) of St. Stephen, Cindy (Mrs. Charles Daigle) of St. Stephen and several nieces and nephews.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, Main Street, St. George where the funeral service will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. with Pastor Robert Meister officiating. The body will be placed at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery Vault awaiting spring burial in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

WALSH, DORIS MAE - At the Saint John Regional Hospital on Tuesday, January 16, 1990, Doris Mae (Hatt) Walsh, wife of Amos L. Walsh of Pennfield, Charlotte County, in her 79th year; survived by her husband, one daughter Bernadene Walsh, one granddaughter, Patricia Walsh, both of Saint John, four brothers, Windsor and Stanley of Canal, Harley of Pennfield, Lawrence of Brewer, Maine, three sisters, Georgia Drost of Pennfield, Blanche Tracy of Utopia, Joan Hart of Nova Scotia and several nieces and nephews.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, Main Street, St. George. The funeral service will be held at the Apostolic Pentecostal Mission, Pennfield on Friday at 2 p.m. with Pastor Allan Westmorland officiating. The body will be placed in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery Vault awaiting spring burial in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the Funeral Home on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

BRADFORD, HAZEN JAMES - Hazen James Bradford passed away June 15, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Charlottetown, P.E.I. in his 69th year. He was born in Blacks Harbour, N.B. January 21, 1922. He was the son of the late Victor Hugo Bradford, Sr. and the late Linnie Eva (Towers) Bradford.
    Besides his wife Lillian (Watts) Bradford he is survived by one son James Bradford, Saint John, two daughters, Brenda Willson, Savage Harbour, P.E.I. and Kimberlea Bradford, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; one granddaughter, Cynthia Willson, Banff, Alberta and one grandson, Mark Willson, Savage Harbour, P.E.I.; two brothers, Victor Bradford, St. George and Edmund Bradford, Pennfield; one sister, Vivian Calhoun, Saint John and several nieces and nephews.
    He joined the RCAF 1942-1945. He was employed by Connors Bros. Ltd., 30 years. He was a machinist; he designed and built machines. He was also employed as a machinist with Bruce Stewart Co. Ltd., Charlottetown, P.E.I. He retired in 1982. He was a member of the RCAF Association and a 35 year member of the Royal Canadian Legion.
    He loved nature, birds, flowers, gardening, music, hunting and fishing.
    His funeral was held at the St. George Funeral Home, June 28. Rev. Gerald Burke officiating. Mrs. Ellen Bradford accompanied herself on the organ and sang beautifully, the Battle Hymn if the Republic and the Old Rugged Cross.
    Pallbearers were Nelson Watts, Edison Watts, Thompson Knox from Charlottetown, Victor E. L. Bradford, Gailand Bradford and Martin Bradford. Interment was in Pennfield Cemetery.
    Many beautiful floral tributes were received and donations were made to the various memorial funds.
    Among the many relatives and friends attending the funeral were those from Charlottetown, Sherwood, Union, Winsloe, Savage Harbour, P.E.I. Saint John, Fredericton, St. Andrews, St. Stephen, Deer Island, St. George and Blacks Harbour.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

FARQUHARSON, IAN ALEXANDER "Rufus" - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, on March 20, 1991, Ian “Rufus” Alexander Farquharson, husband of Doreen (Johnston) Farquharson, of New River, in his 67th year; survived by his wife, two sons, Ian and Andrew, both of New River, two daughters, Susan (Mrs. Donald Lomax) of Pocolgan, Nancy Appleby of Saint John, four grandchildren, three brothers, Ronald of Saint John, Donald of Lepreau, Arthur of New River, one sister, Agnes Gillespie of Fredericton, and several nieces and nephews.   Mr. Farquharson was predeceased by one son Glendon.
    Rested at the Saint George Funeral Home, Main St., St. George, where the funeral service was held on Saturday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Canon David Genge officiating.
    Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery, Pennfield.

FARQUHARSON, IAN ALEXANDER "Rufus" - The death of Ian (Rufus) Alexander Farquharson occurred at the Regional Hospital, Saint John.
    The funeral was held from St. George Funeral Home, with interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
    Pallbearers were Nelson Downer, Lyman Spear, Herb Robertson, David Haggerty, Norman King, David Rogers.
    Honorary pallbearers were Ed Young, Donald Justason, Malcolm Travis, Barry Gilmore, Donald Beattie, Arnold Haggerty. Mr. Farquharson was born in Pennfield, he lived most of his life at New River Beach.
    A veteran of World War II, he was with the “D Day” invasion of Normandy, and was there seriously wounded.
    He later became a rural mail courier, retiring in 1980, after nearly 40 years of service.
    He also served with the corps of commissionaires, during the sixties, at the General Hospital and at N.B. Telephone co.
    Mr. Farquharson is survived by his wife, the former Doreen Johnston; two sons, Ian and Andrew of New River Beach; two daughters, Susan, Mrs. Donald Lomax of Pocologan, and Nancy Appleby of Saint John; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews

ELDRIDGE, ALBERTA ELIZABETH - Alberta E. Eldridge, 76, died Jan. 19, 1991 at the Regional Hospital after a brief illness.
    Born Dec. 31, 1914 in Minasville, N.S. daughter of George and Florence Hamilton, she moved to New Brunswick in the mid-1930's. She was a member of the Beaver Harbour United Baptist Church, a lifetime member of the Women’s Missionary Society and was Sect.-Treasurer of the Sunday School for over 35 years.
    She was also secretary for the Fundy Tides Seniors Group at the time of her death.
    She is survived by three daughters, Florence (Mrs. James Hawkins), Phyllis (Mrs. James Justason), Maureen (Mrs. Ola Richard), all of Beaver Harbour; 11 grandchildren, Debbie, Brian, Elaine, Fred, Jeff, Mike, Shelia, David, Larry, Eric and Eugene; also 11 great-grandchildren; nine sisters and one brother.
    She was predeceased by her husband Alvah Eldridge in May 1986.
    Funeral service was held on Mon., Jan. 21, at the St. George Funeral Home with Rev. Gerald Burke officiating. Organist was Alyce Walsh.
    Pallbearers were, Vernon Spear, Claude Holland, Gerald Belliveau, Sherman Wadlin, Brian Barry and Gerald Paul.
    Interment was in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.

STEEN, LOLA MAE - At the Saint John Regional Hospital on Wednesday May 8, 1991, Mrs. Lola Mae Steen of 241 Boyanner Crescent, wife of the late Hollis Lyman Steen; survived by one son, Jerold and his wife Betty of Saint John, three daughters, Miss Holly Boyle, Mrs. Noreen Steen and Dawn (Mrs. Ronald Nash) all of Saint John, three brothers, George of Waweig, Burton of Halifax and Basil of Blacks Harbour, three sisters, Gladys (Mrs. Kenneth Skerrett) of Burlington, Ont., Mrs. Freda Wright of St. Andrews and Mrs. Barbara MacLean of Blacks Harbour, 13 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
    Resting at Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row from where funeral will be held in Brenan’s Chapel on Friday at 1 p.m. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

McNICHOL, JOHN ALEXANDER - At the Fundy Hospital, Blacks Harbour on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1991, John Alexander McNichol (age 79 years), of Beaver Harbour, N.B., husband of the late Gladys (Taylor) McNichol and son of the John and Gertrude (Shaw) McNichol; survived by one son, John C. of Saint John; two daughters, June (Mrs. William Sheppard) of Nackawic, Kathleen (Mrs. George Wright) of Salisbury, six grandchildren; three sisters, Elizabeth Clark of St. George, Leora Hatt of St. Andrews, Isabelle Hatt of Lake Utopia and several nieces and nephews.
    Rested at the St. George Funeral Home, Main St., St. George. The funeral service was held at the Beaver Harbour United Baptist Church on Friday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Gerald Burke officiating. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery, Pennfield.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

JUSTASON, ALVIN OSBORNE - At the Saint John Regional Hospital on Friday, Dec. 27, 1991, Alvin Osborne Justason, age 82 years of Beaver Harbour, husband of Olga (Cross) Justason and son of the late Charles and Ethel (Wilcox) Justason; survived by his wife; one son Gerald of Beaver Harbour; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four brothers, Maurice of Blacks Harbour, Lewis of Pennfield, Ernest of Pocologan, Murray of Blacks Harbour; six sisters, Viola Justason of Saint John, Hazel (Mrs. Bill Corey) of Salisbury, Amy (Mrs. Douglas Maxwell) and Mrs. Clara McLean, both of New River, Mrs. Doris Williams of Pocologan, Louise (Mrs. Arthur Gillmore) of Bonny River and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Justason was predeceased by son Glendon.
    Rested at the St. George Funeral Home, Main St., St. George. The funeral service was held at the Pennfield United Baptist Church on Tuesday at 3 p.m. with Rev. Glenn Gray and Rev. Gerald Burke officiating. The body was placed in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery Vault awaiting spring burial.
    On Monday an Order of the Eastern Star service took place at 7:30 p.m. followed by a Masonic service at 8 p.m.

JUSTASON, BESSIE "VIOLA" - At the Saint John Regional Hospital on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 1992, Bessie Viola Justason of Saint John, (age 79 years) daugther of the late Charles and Ethel (Wilcox) Justason; survived by four brothers, Maurice of Black's Harbour, Lewis of Pennfield, Ernest of Pocologan, Murray of Black's Harbour, five sisters, Hazel (Mrs. Bill Corey) of Salisbury, Amy (Mrs. Douglas Maxwell), and Mrs. Clara McLean, both of New River, Mrs. Doris Williams of Pocologan, Louise (Mrs. Arthur Gillmore) of Bonney River and several nieces and nephews. Viola was predeceased by two brothers, Alvin and Clarence and one sister Irene Matheson.
    Rested at the St. George Funeral Home, Main Street, St. George, NB. The funeral service was held at the Pennfield United Baptist Church on Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Glenn Gray officiating. Interment to take place (in the spring) in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery, Pennfield, NB.
SOURCE: The Saint. Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

WILCOX, ALLISON LAWRENCE - Allison Lawrence Wilcox passed away unexpectedly at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia on Tuesday, May 7, 1992 in his 48th year.
    Allison was the eldest son of Lawrence and Laura (Anthony) Wilcox of Lake Utopia and was born at Gallaghers Maternity Home, Black's Harbour on April 20, 1945.
    He is survived by his wife Shirley Muretta (Leavitt), his children; Faith, Timothy, Tony, Jonathan and Tabatha; one grand-daughter, Brittany Lynn, all of St. George; four sisters; Sandra Harris of Lake Utopia, Elaine (Mrs. John Scovil) of Saint John, Carol (Mrs. Jerry Leavitt) of Back Bay, Diana Legere of Fredericton; two brothers, Douglas of St. Stephen and Jeffey of Saint John.
    Also survived by his father and mother-in-law, John and Florence (McGarrigle) Leavitt of Back Bay; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
    Allison was predeceased by one sister, Wanda Irene.
    Allison spent most of his life in the Blacks Harbour, St. George area. He was employed by Connors Bros. in Blacks Harbour for approximately 30 years.
    He rested at the St. George Funeral home and funeral services were held at the Blacks Harbour United Pentecostal Church with Rev. Donald McCary officiating. Interment was held at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
    Pallbearers were Ivan Comeau, Claude Scott, Eric Scott, Phillip Deveau, Dennis Saulnier and Daniel Pellerin, all of whom were friends and fellow workers.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

HAWKINS, ANNA ELIZABETH - Unexpectedly at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Oct. 26, 1992, Mrs. Anna E. Hawkins of Pennfield Ridge, wife of the late Donald R. Hawkins; survived by one son, Richard R. and his wife Karen of Martinon; one daughter Jane Hawkins and Colin Vickery and Shawn and Pennfield Ridge; one brother, Frank O'Brien of Sudbury, ON; one sister, Audrey (Mrs. Kenneth Hawkins), Pennfield Ridge and several nephews and nieces. Predeceased by a sister Wilda Meating and a brother Ralph O'Brien.
    Rested at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St., St. George, from where the funeral was held Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
    The order of Eastern Star held a service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

STEWART, JAMES N. - By accident at Fundy Hospital, Black's Harbour on October 30, 1992, James N. Stewart of Pennfield Ridge, age 26, son of William F. and Margaret H. (Calder) Stewart; survived by his parents, two brothers, Wayne of Pennfield, William of Pefferlaw, Ont., two sisters, Elaine Stewart of Beaver Harbour and Lorraine Garval of Edmonton, Alta., several aunts, uncles and cousins.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George. The funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the United Baptist Church in Pennfield. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting hours Saturday 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

JUSTASON, MILDRED ELIZABETH - At her residence on Nov. 2, 1992, Mrs. Mildred E. Justason, wife of A. Carlton Justason of Pennfield; survived by her husband; two daughters, Carlene, Mrs. Gary Waycott of Saint John, Susan, Mrs. Richard Foster of Pennfield; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St., St. George.
    Visiting hours Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
    The funeral will be held on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. at the United Baptist Church, Pennfield.
    Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

WILCOX, LAWRENCE ASHSTON - At the Fundy Hospital Black's Harbour on December 22, 1992, Lawrence Ashston Wilcox of Lake Utopia, husband of Laura (Anthony) Wilcox; survived by his wife, four daughters, Sandra Harris of Lake Utopia, Elaine Scovil of Saint John, Carol Leavitt of Back Bay and Diane Legere of Fredericton, and two sons, Douglas of Deer Island and Jeffrey of Saint John, two sister Joyce Evans of Lake Utopia and Marguerite Cooke of Lake Utopia; two brothers, Ellsworth and Sheldon of Pennfield, 21 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, several nieces, and nephews. Predeceased by one son, Allison, and one daughter, Wanda.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St., St. George. Funeral service to be held on Saturday, December 26, 1992 from the St. George United Baptist Church. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting hours at the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 7-9 pm. and Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Charlotte County Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of one's choice, would be greatly appreciated by the family.

BRADFORD, WILLIAM EDMUND WALLACE "Eddy" - The death of William Edmund Wallace Bradford occurred on Nov. 13 at the Fundy Hospital, Blacks Harbour.
   "Eddy" as he was known, was born at Blacks Harbour, Oct. 31, 1910, a son of the late Victor H. Bradford Sr. and Linnie Eva (Towers) Bradford.
    He lived the greater part of his lifetime here in this community, where he attended the local school; later he attended the Vocational School in Saint John, graduating with a machinist diploma.
    For a period of 45 years he was employed with Connors Bros. Ltd. as a machinist.
    He was a member of Calvary United Baptist Church, where he served on the Board of Trustees for several years.
    In his spare time he enjoyed doing carpentry work.
    Surviving are his son Howard Dale Bradford of Oak Hill, Florida; three granddaughters, Wendy Reeve, Catherine Hayward and Vivian Kisk; one sister, Mrs. Vivian Calhoun of Saint John; several cousins; nephews and nieces.
    His wife the former (Betty) Elizabeth Barter of Peniac, N.B. died in 1990.
    And besides his parents "Eddy" is predeceased by two sons, Brian and Borden; three grandsons, Daniel, William, and Brian Bradford; four brothers, Eugene, Eric, Howard and Hazen Bradford; one sister, Mrs. Doris Springer.
    The funeral service was held in the Chapel of the St. George Funeral Home, with Rev. Gerald H. Burke, pastor of Calvary United Baptist Church of Blacks Harbour officiating.
    Two favorite hymns were rendered by Mrs. Ellen Bradford, Beautiful Isle of Somewhere and How Great Thou Art, who was organist for the service.
    Six nephews served as the pallbearers: Victor Jr., James, Eric, and Brock Bradford, Eldridge and Calhoun.
    Interment was in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
    Many beautiful floral tributes were received and a number of donations made to memorial funds.
    Relatives and friends were here to attend the service from Oak Hill; Florida; Georgia; Saint John and area; Deer Island; Fredericton; Blacks Harbour; Pennfield; Woodstock and St. Andrews.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

SMITH, STANLEY JOHN Sr. - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, on April 14, 1993, Mr. Stanley John Smith Sr. of Pennfield, N.B.; survived by one son, Stan Junior of St. George, a close companion, Eva Bright of Pocologan, three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by one son Wallace, one daughter, Eleanor, one sister, Mary and two brothers, Peter and Henry.
    Rested at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St., St. George from where the funeral service was held on Saturday, April 17 at 2 p.m. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

BRADFORD, MARTIN WILLIAM - Unexpectedly at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Saint John, N.B. on April 29, 1993, Martin William Bradford of Carleton St., Saint John, N.B. formerly of Blacks Harbour, husband of the late Clytie (Chase) Bradford, son of the late Winfield Bradford and the late Margaret (Donahue) Bradford; survived by one son, Gordon Milbury of Scarborough, ON; four brothers, Walter and Joseph of Blacks Harbour, Vincent of St. George and Grovener of Fredericton; four sisters, Cavell (Mrs. Floyd Carson) of Fort Fairfield, ME, Lola (Mrs. Paul Milbury) of Havelock, ON, Mrs. Nellie Beney of St. George and Sharon (Mrs. David Jewett) of Fredericton; one aunt, Nellie Justason of Seeley’s Cove and one uncle, Clare Donahue of Blacks Harbour; close companion, Leah Campbell; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by two brothers, Windsor and Raymond and one sister Jackie.
    Rested at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St., St. George. Funeral service was held on Monday, May 3, at 2 p.m. from the Calvary United Baptist Church, in Blacks Harbour, N.B. Interment in Toronto, ON.

LEIGHTON, WILFRED LESLIE "Bill" - The largely attended funeral of Wilfred Leslie Leighton was held at the Pennfield United Baptist Church on May 10. Rev. Fred Gay together with Rev. Glenn Gray officiated at the service.
    He was the son of the late Captain Frank Leighton and Margaret (Hatt) Leighton. Mr. Leighton was a member of the Pennfield United Baptist Church, a carpenter by trade, and a boat builder. He was well known for his meticulous work. He was an avid seaman who had a great love for the vessels he sailed. One of his greatest passions was the violin. He enjoyed playing, especially in his latter years.
    He was beloved husband of Glenna (Hawkins), and loved father of daughters Janet Leighton of Pennfield, Frances Spear of Seelye's Cove, Arlene Johnston of Pennfield, Linda Holmes of Pennfield, Audrey Garnett of Saint John, and Lana Polland of Back Bay; sons Edwin of Pennfield, Reid of Back Bay, and Carson of Back Bay. He is also survived by 24 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews; one brother, Clarence of Oromocto, three sisters, Betty Ross of Detroit, MI, Mina Tucker of Ontario and Beatrice McKay of Pennfield. He was predeceased by three brothers, Edwin, Herbie, and Manfred; three sisters, Iva, Lila, and Clara.
    An instrumental Amazing Grace was played by Mr. Leighton's sons and his granddaughter Cindy (Spear) Polley and grandson-in-law Ray Polley. Further Along was sung by his daughters accompanied by Rev. Fred Gay and his wife Brenda.
    Interment was held at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

MAHAR, SYLVANUS LELAND "Vene" - Unexpectedly at the Fundy Health Center, Blacks Harbour on August 21, 1993, Sylvanus L. (Vene) Mahar, husband of Hazel (Cooke) Mahar of Blacks Harbour. Survived by his wife, six sons, Howard of Truro, Robert of Toronto, Roger and David of Blacks Harbour, Allen of Pennfield and Randall of Saint John; seven daughters, Patricia Seeley of Blacks Harbour, Dawn Justason, Norma Belliveau and Dorothy Barry, all of Pennfield, Lucy Tracy of Lake Utopia, and Beth Mahar at home; two sisters, Eunice Neathway of Blacks Harbour and Audrey Thorne of Lake Utopia; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers, Lindell and Henry and one sister, Irma Kelly.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street., St. George. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Wesleyan Church, Blacks Harbour.
    Interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Visiting house Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

BORTHWICK, JOHN EDWARD - At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, N.B., on October 8, 1993, Mr. John Edward Borthwick Sr., of Back Bay, N.B., husband of Laura Mae (Oliver) Borthwick, son of the late John and Alice (Spear) Borthwick. Survived by his wife of 56 years, Laura, three sons, Burton and David, of St. George, and Alfred, of Back Bay, six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, one brother, Hazen of Pennfield, several nieces and nephews and special friends Bessie McLean, and Malcolm Wilson, of Grand Manan. Predeceased by four sisters, Helen, Mabel, Eva and Grace, and three brothers, Ernest, Chandler and Robert.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, N.B. from where the funeral service will be held on Monday, October 11 at 2 p.m. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Monday from 10-12 noon. Donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or to the charity of ones choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.

COULTON, RAY EMERSON - Unexpectedly at his residence on January 28, 1994, Mr. Ray Emerson Coulton of Pennfield, NB, husband of Viola (Ingersoll) Coulton; survived by his wife, one son, Carmen and his wife, Carolyn of Pennfield, one brother, Walter of Pennfield, one granddaughter, Shannon (Mrs. Terry Mann) of Woodstock, NB, one grandson, Dan Coulton of Saint John, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by two sisters, Mae Waite and Mildred Leavitt and two brothers, Albert and Stewart. He was born at Prince Edward Island, son of the late John and Annie (Gillcash) Coulton. He was employed by Connors Brothers for 48 years, retiring in 1986.
    Rested at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, from where the funeral service was held on Sunday at 2 p.m. with interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Donations to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

BATES, JUANITA VIOLA - Family and friends were saddened by the passing of Juanita Viola (Eldridge) Bates on Feb. 24, 1994 at Fundy Health Centre after a period of falling health. She was the wife of Leverett Steen Bates of Beaver Harbour.
    Juanita was born Oct. 20, 1911 in Blacks Harbour at the residence of her maternal grandparents, Charles and Fronie (Mahar) Cross. Juanita was the daughter of the late Oscar Raymond and Lena Mildred (Cross) Eldridge of Beaver Harbour, where she resided the majority of her life.
    She is survived by her husband of 64 years; two daughters - Norma Lambert of DeSable, PEI and Hazel (Mrs. Donald Justason) of Pennfield; two grandchildren - Debra Cooke of Beaver Harbour and Dr. Stephen Justason of Sussex; three great-grandchildren - Trevor, Danah and Dionne; three step-great-grandchildren - Jason, Melissa and Tyler; one brother - Gilbert Eldridge of Beaver Harbour; one sister - Myrtle (Mrs. Grover Ralston) of Saint John; one nephew - Allan Eldridge of Beaver Harbour and two nieces - Faye Johnston of Montreal and Cynthia Clary of Massena, NY. She was predeceased by one sister, Hilda Justason of Norfolk, NY.
    Juanita was a member of Beaver Harbour United Baptist Church. For many years she was employed by Connors Bros. and in later years she was employed by Department of Veterans Affairs in Saint John until retirement.
    The funeral service was held at the St. George Funeral Home with Rev. Grey officiating, assisted by Rev. Burke of the Beaver Harbour Baptist Church. Interment will be in the spring at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. The pallbearers were Dale Wright, Derwyn Hawkins, Wayne Hawkins, Christian Larsen, Colin Barrett and James Comeau. Many floral tributes were received as well as contributions to various organizations.
    Attending the funeral from out of town were relatives from Quebec, New York, Saint John, and surrounding communities.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

FOSTER, ELLIS MAWHINNEY - After a lengthy illness, at the Saint John Regional Hospital, on March 12, 1994, Mr. Ellis Mawhinney Foster of Pennfield, N.B., husband of Glenys (Chute) Foster. Survived by his wife, three daughters, Judy (Mrs. Dan Dougan) of Riverview, N.B., Patricia (Mrs. Kristan Chick) of London, Ont., and Kathy (Mrs. Medford Fitzgerald) of St. George, N.B., one sister, Marietta (Mrs. Maynard Wormell) of Blacks Harbour, N.B., one brother, Eastman of Blacks Harbour, two half-brothers, Edward Tidd of Elliott Lake, Ont., and Sherwood Tidd, of Woodstock, N.B., four grandchildren, one great grand-grandson, and several nieces and nephews.
    Born in Grand Harbour, Grand Manan, son of the late Prince R. and Fleda M. (Ingersoll) Foster, he worked for Connor's Brothers for 30 years.
    Resting at the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church, Blacks Harbour, N.B., from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St., St. George, N.B. in care of arrangements.
SOURCE: The St. Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

WELLES, JULIE LYNN - At the Saint John Regional Hospital on June 15, 1994, Julie Lynn Welles, daughter of Gerald A. and June D. (Johnson) Welles of Black's Harbour; survived by her parents, her maternal grandmother Helen E. Johnson of Black's Harbour, two brothers, Derek and Darrell, at home, several aunts, uncles and cousins. Julie was a grade 9 student at the Fundy High School in St. George. She was a member of the Pennfield United Baptist Church.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George. The funeral will be held Saturday, June 18 at 2 p.m. at Pennfield United Baptist Church. Interment in Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting hours from Thursday and Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

HARRIS, CATHERINE ORESSA - At the Fundy Nursing Home, Black's Harbour, NB, on August 31, 1994, Mrs. Catherine Oressa (Leavitt) Harris of Black's Harbour, wife of the late Curtis R. Harris. She is survived by four sons, Rodney of Black's Harbour, Chatman of Pennfield, Ralph of Toronto, and Leonard of Deadman's Harbour, one daughter, Louise Stewart of Deadman's Harbour, two sisters, Agusta Hamilton of Bonny River and Della Justason of Black's Harbour, 40 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son, Sheldon, four brothers, five sisters, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B. from where the funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. with interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visitation at the Funeral Home on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Fundy Nursing Home or charity of donor's choice, would be appreciated by the family.

ELDRIDGE, HAROLD ELDRIDGE - At the Saint John Regional Hospital on March 24, 1995 after a lengthy illness, Harold Fowler Eldridge of Ellerdale Street, he was in his 90th year. Born at Beaver Harbour a son of the late Bernard and Eugenia (Fowler) Eldridge. Harold was a charter member of the Lancaster Lions, a member of the Carleton Curling Club, Past member of the Knights of Pythias and a faithful member of the Lancaster Diamonds Seniors Club.
    He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Vida Grace (Gibbs) Eldridge, one daughter Barbara Gene Eldridge and her husband Rev. Ernest Eldridge, one granddaughter Marian J. Avery and her husband Hartley Avery of Beaver Harbour, N.B., great-granddaughters Heather and Cailin Avery, one grandson Thomas F. Eldridge of Vancouver, brother James E. Eldridge and wife Jean Eldridge of Saint John.
    Following cremation a memorial service will be held at Brenan’s Funeral Home Bay View, 1461 Manawagonish Road on Friday, March 31 at 2 p.m.
    Remembrances to the New Brunswick Heart & Stroke Foundation or charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family.
    Interment will take place in the Pennfield Cemetery at a later date.

McGARRIGLE, DONALDINE C. - Unexpectedly at her residence on March 27, 1995, Mrs. Donaldine C. (Bradford) McGarrigle, wife of Lorne E. McGarrigle of Blacks Harbour.
    Survived by her husband, maternal grandmother, Mrs. Carrie Spencer of McAdam, three sons, Lorne Jr. (Sonny) of Dartmouth, N.S., Colin of Pennfield, Frank of Blacks Harbour, four daughters, Brenda Gaudet of Pennfield, Lorna Harris of St. George, Mary Bustard of Fredericton, Coralee Sommerville of Saint John, 17 grandchildren, six great grandchildren, four brothers, Frederick of Hampton, Roy, Donald Jr. and Harold, all of Pennfield, four sisters, Mrs. Twilah Rhynold of Beaver Harbour, Irene Gagne, Judy Sommerville and Delores Lockhart, all of Blacks Harbour, several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Predeceased by one brother, Burrell Bradford and three sisters, Prena Deveau, Anne Gaudet and Stella Steeves. Mrs. McGarrigle was born in Blacks Harbour, was the daughter of the late Donald and Cora (Burrell) Bradford. She had worked for Connors Brothers for 35 years. Mr. and Mrs. McGarrigle celebrated their 50th anniversary on Saturday, March 25, 1995.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church, Blacks Harbour, from where the funeral will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m.
    Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting hours at the church, 2–4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Arrangements by St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George.

BRADFORD, BEATRICE VIRGINIA - At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen on June 24, 1995, Mrs. Beatrice Virginia Bradford of St. George, wife of the late Mr. Victor H. Bradford. Mrs. Bradford was born at Grand Harbour, Grand Manan a daughter of the late Leonard E. and Lena (Lakeman) Guptill. She is survived by four sons, Victor of Fairhaven, Deer Island, Gailand of St. George, Eugene of Burtts Corner and Brock of St. Andrews, two sisters, Ruth Greenlaw of St. George and Kathleen Stuart of Deer Island, 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B. The funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. from the St. George United Baptist Church with interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society of New Brunswick.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB).

WALSH, RAYMOND KENNETH "Ray" - Suddenly at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Aug. 2, 1995, Mr. Ray Kenneth Walsh, in his 78th year, of Black's Harbour, husband of Dana E. (Mitchell) Walsh. Born in Black's Harbour, son of the late John and Minnie (Justason) Walsh. He is survived by his wife, special nephew, Jeffrey Holland, three grandchildren, Jodi, Shawn and Nicole Sellars, one sister, Edna Howland of Fredericton, three brothers, Clarence of Black's Harbour, Frederick of Washington, DC and Warren of New York, several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his daughter, Susan Sellars, two sisters, Belle Hanley and Beatrice Cooke, two brothers, Amos and Delmas Walsh.
    Rested at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George. The funeral service was held on Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Calvary United Baptist Church, Black's Harbour, with interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. A Legion Service was held Friday at 7 p.m. from the funeral home.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

BRADFORD, WALTER JOHN - At Collingwood Nursing Home, Pennfield, on August 9, 1995, Mr. Walter John Bradford, in his 75th year, formerly of Black’s Harbour, son of the late Winfield and Margaret (Donahue) Bradford.   Survived by four sisters, Cavell (Mrs. Floyd Carson) of Maine, USA, Lola (Mrs. Paul Milbury) of Havelock, Ont., Nellie (Mrs. Warren Beney) of St. George, Sharon (Mrs. David Jewett) of Fredericton; three brothers, Vincent of St. George, Joseph of Black’s Harbour, Grovener of Fredericton; one aunt, Nellie Justason of Seeley’s Cove; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, Martin, Raymond and Windsor and one sister, Jacqueline Suttie. Mr. Bradford started for Connor’s Brothers at the age of eight and retired after serving several years as orderly at the Fundy Hospital in Black’s Harbour. He was an avid bowler and curler being a former member of the Black’s Harbour Curling Club.
    Rested at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B. A funeral service was held at the Black’s Harbour United Pentecostal Church on Friday at 2 p.m. with interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Donations to the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family.

HARRIS, DEAN ANTHONY - At the Saint John Regional Hospital on August 15, 1995, Mr. Dean Anthony Harris, in his 28th year, of Black’s Harbour, husband of Mrs. Tammy Marie (Price) Harris. Born in Black’s Harbour son of Rodney and Olga (Whittier) Harris. He is survived by his wife, one son; Brandon at home, his parents; his father & mother-in-law, Harold and Marie Price of Grand Manan; three sisters; Pamela (Mrs. Roger Hawkins) of Pennfield, Connie (Mrs. Phillip Lee) of St. George and Noreen (Mrs. Frank McGarrigle) of Black’s Harbour, three brothers; Randy of Beaver Harbour, Tony of Winnipeg and Eugene of Black’s Harbour, several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Mr. Harris was a water enthusiast who enjoyed swimming very much.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B. The funeral service will be held on Friday at 2p.m. from the Calvary United Baptist Church in Black’s Harbour with interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Thursday 2-4p.m. and 7-9pm and on Friday at the church from 10-12noon. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Shriners Hospital or the Fundy Health Center would be greatly appreciated by the family.

LEIGHTON, CLARENCE E. - At the Oromocto Hospital on May 30, 1996, Clarence E. Leighton, of Oromocto. Survived by his wife Frances (Ellis) Leighton, one son, Stephen and his wife Shelley Leighton of Durham Bridge, one granddaughter, Alysha, three sisters, Betty Ross of Michigan, Beatrice McKay, Pennfield, Myna Tucker of Ontario, several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by four brothers, Wilfred, Herbert, Edwin and Manford, three sisters, Iva Elliot, Clara Ackerley, and Lila Durning.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George. The funeral will be held Monday, 2:00 p.m. at the Pennfield United Baptist Church. Visiting Sunday, June 2, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Brunswick Lung Association.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB).

JUSTASON, ADDIE MAE - Unexpectedly at the Saint John Regional Hospital, on July 26, 1996, Mrs. Addie Mae (Cook) Justason, in her 86th year, of Black's Harbour, wife of the later Arnold Justason. She is survived by three sons, Dennis of Pennfield, Colin of Dartmouth, NS, and Paul of Kentville, NS; two daughters, Phyllis Thorne of Saint John and Viola LeBlanc of Black's Harbour; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, six sisters, Thelma Chevarie of Kingston Peninsula, Beverly Justason of Pennfield, Olive Gaudet of Black's Harbour, Bessie Wilcox of St. George, Avis Moses of Black's Harbour and Hazel Mahar of Black's Harbour; three brothers, Joey of Saint John, Wesley (Skinny) of Pennfield and Harvey of Grand Manan. Mrs. Justason was predeceased by two sons, Reginald and Melvin, and one grandson, Lewis. Mrs. Justason was born on Deer Island on May 8, 1911, a daughter of the late George and Madeline (Johnson) Cook. She was an employee of Connors Brothers Limited for 50 years and was a member of the Wesleyan Church, Black's Harbour.
    Rested at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Funeral service was held on Monday at 2 p.m. from the Wesleyan Church, Black's Harbour, with interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

HAWKINS, LENA MARION - At the Passamaquoddy Lodge, St. Andrew's, July 31, 1996, Mrs. Lena Marion Hawkins of Beaver Harbour, NB, wife of the late Arthur W. Hawkins. Survived by two daughters, Gladys, Mrs. William Stewart and Lila, Mrs. Gerald Wright both of Sudbury, Ontario, three sons, Floyd, Malcolm and James all of Beaver Harbour, two sisters, Emma (Bun) Wright and Amy Dickson both of Beaver Harbour, thirty grandchildren, several great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
    Mrs. Hawkins was born July 5, 1902 at Beaver Harbour, she was the daughter of the late Percy and Laura (Paul) Dickson.
    A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, St. George at a later date.
    Interment will take place in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. No visiting at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the charity of the donors choice. Arrangements by the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George.

STUART, GLADYS ARVIL - Peacefully at the Fundy Health Center, Blacks Harbour on February 8, 1997, Mrs. Gladys Arvil (Bradford) Stuart of Blacks Harbour, wife of Kenneth N. Stuart. Born in Blacks Harbour, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Elizabeth (Camick) Bradford. She was an employee of Connors Bros. Ltd. for over 25 years. She is survived by her husband, three sons, Cornel of Winnipeg, Michael of Blacks Harbour and Peter of Dartmouth, N.S., five daughters, Natasha Westhaven of Winnipeg, Terry, Mrs. Eugene Savoy, Andrea Savoy and Wendy, Mrs. William Quinn all of Blacks Harbour and Linda, Mrs. Paul Brownrigg of St. Stephen, 18 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 2 brothers, Ernie and Robert Bradford of Blacks Harbour, two sisters, Mildred Cook of Blacks Harbour and Elizabeth (Libby), Mrs. Raymond Allen of Winnipeg, several nieces and nephews.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. from the Calvary United Baptist Church in Blacks Harbour. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visting hours at the funeral home on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances to the Charlotte Co. Cancer Society or to the charity of the donor's choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB).

WRIGHT, EMMA "BERNICE" - At the Saint John Regional Hospital on March 11, 1997, Mrs. Emma Bernice (Dickson) Wright of Beaver Harbour, wife of the late Owen P. Wright. She is survived by four daughters; Laura Tobias of Saint John, Della Kennedy of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Evelyn Armstrong of Beaver Harbour and Margaret, Mrs. Robert Stevens of Dipper Harbour; 13 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren; one sister, Amy Dickson of Beaver Harbour; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by one daughter, Alta Eldridge and one sister, Lena Hawkins.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B., from where the funeral service will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting hours at the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB).

JUSTASON, BASIL CLARENCE - Unexpectedly at the Saint John Regional Hospital on July 23, 1997, Mr. Basil Clarence Justason, husband of Della (Leavitt) Justason of Blacks Harbour, N.B. Born in Blacks Harbour, N.B. July 31, 1911, he was the son of the late Warren and Kathleen (Bradford) Justason. He was employed by Connors Bros. for over 50 years and was a member of the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church. Mr. Justason is survived by his wife, two sons, Arthur Card and wife Nancy of Pennfield, James Justason and wife Phyllis of Beaver Harbour; two daughters, Marie, Mrs. Ralph Turner and Marlene Justason, both of Blacks Harbour, both of Blacks Harbour; 21 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter; two brothers, George Justason, Waweig and Burton Justason, Brookfield, N.S.; three sisters, Barbara McLean, Blacks Harbour, Gladys, Mrs. Kenneth Skerritt, Burlington, Ontario and Freda Wright, St. Andrews; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Justason was predeceased by one daughter, Joyce; two sisters, Mildred and Lola, and two brothers, Harold and Robbie.
    Resting at the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church from where the service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting hours at the church Thursday from 3-5, 7-9 p.m. and Friday, 10 a.m. until noon. Donations to the Wesleyan Church or charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB).

ELDRIDGE, FOSTER OTIS - At the Saint John Regional Hospital on Sept. 24, 1997, after a brief illness, Mr. Foster Otis Eldridge of Beaver Harbour, N.B., husband of the late Alta E. (Wright) Eldridge.
    Born in Beaver Harbour Feb. 6, 1921, he was the son of the late Guilford and Cora (Noddin) Eldridge. Mr. Eldridge served overseas in Italy during WWII with the Carleton and York Regiment. He had worked as a stationery engineer at the former DVA Hospital. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #39, Blacks Harbour, and attended the Beaver Harbour United Baptist Church.
    Mr. Eldridge is survived by one son, Preston and companion Janet Conwell of Grand Bay; one daughter Lisa, Mrs. Mark Williams of Bathurst; four grandchildren, Clint, George and Jamie Eldridge and Lesley Wilkins; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Douglas Eldridge and one sister, Muriel Eldridge, both of Beaver Harbour. He was predeceased by one son, Bruce.
    A Memorial Service was held at the Beaver Harbour United Baptist Church on Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, donations to the N.B. Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family.
    Arrangements in care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B.

MOREHOUSE, MENDELL CARLETON - At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen on October 23, 1997, Mr. Mendell Carleton Morehouse, in his 92nd year, of Pennfield, N.B., husband of Lena (Morse) Morehouse. Born in White Head, Grand Manan on April 4, 1906, he was the son of the late Joseph Morton and Isabella (Miller) Morehouse. He was a former employee at Connor Bros. for over 32 years as a carpenter. He was a member of the Calvary United Baptist Church in Blacks Harbour. He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Shirley, Mrs. Kenneth Stewart of Pennfield; three grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; several great grandchildren; two brothers, Lindsay of Pennfield and Eldred of Savannah, GA; one sister Hilda Tompkinson of Long Island, N.Y. and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by one son, Clayton; two brothers, Linden and Blake and one sister, Freda.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B. Funeral service will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. from the Calvary United Baptist Church in Black's Harbour. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.   Visiting hours at the Funeral Home on Friday 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances to the charity of the donor's [choice] would be greatly appreciated by the family.

WRIGHT, ALVIN LEONARD - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, on August 26, 1998, in his 92nd year. Mr. Alvin Leonard Wright of Beaver Harbour, N.B., husband of Enid (Smith) Wright. Born in Beaver Harbour, May 31, 1907, he was the son of the late Theodore and Estella (Noddin) Wright. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed with Connors Bros. for 50 years. He was a member of the Beaver Harbour Baptist Church where he served as an active Deacon until his death. He also served as Sunday School Superintendent for 45 years and was a member of the former L.O.L. #92 of Pennfield. Mr. Wright is survived by his wife, Enid; his nephew Dale Wright of Pennfield, one aunt Nina Murphy of Blacks Harbour, several nieces and nephews, and cousins and special friend Florence Hawkins. He was predeceased by two brothers, Marvin and Clyde.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B. The service will be held from The Beaver Harbour Baptist Church on Friday at 2 p.m. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Beaver Harbour Baptist Church or charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.

McGARRIGLE, TROY STEPHEN "Digger" – Troy Stephen McGarrigle, 25, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, the 23rd day of September 1998, at his residence. Stephen Troy was born on Thursday, the 26th day of July 1973, at the Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB, son of Syritha B. (McGarrigle) and Stephen R. Noddin. Survived by one son, Kyle McGarrigle; his parents; maternal grandfather, James Mathew McGarrigle of Blacks Harbour, NB; paternal grandmother, Doris Noddin of Beaver Harbour, NB; paternal great-grandmother, Amy Dickson of Beaver Harbour, NB; several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was a former employee of Connors Brothers Limited, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. The funeral was held from Calvary United Baptist Church, Blacks Harbour, NB on Saturday at 2:00 pm. Interment in the Rural Cemetery, Pennfield, NB. Donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.

BATES, LEVERETT "Levy" - With sadness, our family announces the death of Leverett (Lev) Bates of Beaver Harbour, N.B. His death occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Jan. 16, 1999 after complications from a heart attack.
    Born in his paternal grandparents residence in Beaver Harbour on Feb. 11, 1909, he was the son of George S. and Hannah V. (Steen) Bates. During his youth the family moved to Eastport, St. Andrews and Saint John. As a teen, Lev returned to live in Beaver Harbour where he met his future wife. His marriage to Juanita Viola Eldridge took place in St. George on Oct. 21, 1929. They became the proud parents of two daughters. Lev worked as a fisherman for several years before going on to become a pipefitter.
    During Lev’s years as a pipefitter, he belonged to Union Local 213 in Saint John. He worked for W.E. Emerson & Sons Ltd. from 1939 until 1967 and Security Plumbing and Heating Ltd. from 1967 until his retirement in 1976. His jobs took him to various locations in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. He worked out of Saint John for many years but Beaver Harbour was always his home. Lev was an avid bowler and summer found them camping around the province and the U.S.
    After his retirement they moved back to Beaver Harbour. He was an active member and former officer of The Eastern Charlotte Lions Club and Fundy Tides Seniors Club for many years. He enjoyed Cribbage nights and friendly games at Randi’s store. He loved to open his doors and gather his family together to celebrate any occasion as his family was his greatest joy in life. He was proud to be a great-great grandfather and welcomed each new addition to his family with open arms.
    Lev was predeceased by his wife of 64 years on Feb. 24, 1994, his parents and four sisters, Pearl, Hazel, Madeline and Violet. Survived by one sister, Marion Philips of Aurora, Ont., his two daughters, Norma Lambert, of Charlottetown, P.E.I. (companion, Ray Genge), Hazel, (Mrs. Donald Justason) of Pennfield, one granddaughter, Debra Cooke, of Beaver Harbour, one grandson, Dr. Stephen Justason and wife, Iris, of Sussex, six great-grandchildren, Trevor, Danah, Dionne, Jason, Tyler and Melissa and four precious great-great-grandchildren, Colbie, Morgan, Kristie, and Taylor, and several nieces and nephews.
    His funeral service, conducted by Rev. Bruce Alcorn, was held on Jan. 19, 1999 at 2 p.m. at the St. George Funeral Home. Carolyn Coulton sang Roses Will Bloom Again. The pallbearers were Trevor Cooke, Chris Larsen, James Comeau, Colin Barrett, David Szemerda and Michael Szemerda.
    Interment will be in the spring at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
SOURCE: Courtesy of Debra A. Cooke.

JUSTASON, ARTHUR "CARLTON" - After a brief illness at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, March 6, 1999, Mr. A Carlton Justason , in his 84th year of Pennfield, NB, husband of the late Mildred Elizabeth ( Corscadden) Justason and son of the late Arthur Hill Gilmore Justason and Laura Idella (Munroe) Justason. Survived by two daughters, Carlene, Mrs. Gary E Waycott of Saint John and Susan, Mrs. Richard Foster of Pennfield; two grandsons, Peter Carlton Waycott of St. George and Justin Earle Foster of Pennfield; two granddaughters, Sara Jane Waycott-Oland of Mahone Bay, NS and Amy Isabel Foster of Pennfield; two great grandchildren, Laura Alyre Waycott-Oland and Geoffrey Waycott-Oland of Mahone Bay, NS and four nieces and nephews. Mr. Justason owned and operated a grocery store for many years, was a self-employed woodsman; also a former employee of Connors Bros. Ltd. As well as an employee of the Public Works Dept., retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Pennfield United Baptist Church. He was predeceased by one daughter, Sharon Anne Justason and one sister, Gertrude Helen McGee and son-in-law Gary E Waycott.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 pm from the Pennfield United Baptist Church with interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring.
Courtesy: Charlene Beney.

CRAIG, AUDREY GAILE- At Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, N.B. May 31, 1999, Audrey Gaile Craig of RR#3 Oak Bay, St. Stephen, N.B. Daughter of the late Robert G. and Patricia E. (Connors) Justason. Survived by three daughters, Susan (Rocky) McLeod of Rollingdam, N.B., Karen (John) McAdam of Fredericton, N.B., Kelly (Roger) Deveau of Blacks Harbour, N.B., one son, Colby Craig of Stillwater, Charlotte County, N.B., three sisters, Pamela Mitchell of Back Bay, N.B., Patricia (Bill) Giddens of St. Stephen, N.B., Cindy (Charles) Daigle of St. Stephen, N.B., two brothers, Philip (Colleen) Justason of Saint John, N.B., Billy (Sue) Justason of Pennfield, N.B., four grandchildren, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral service will be held at the Union Street Baptist Church, Union Street, St. Stephen, N.B. on Thursday, June 3, 1999 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Robert Meister officiating. Interment at Pennfield Cemetery, Pennfield, N.B. Resting at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, N.B. where visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the Cancer Society or charity of ones choice would be appreciated by the family.

JUSTASON, GLENDON ROYAL- At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB, on September 10, 1999 following a period of failing health, Mr. Glendon Royal Justason, husband of the late Leola (Betts) Justason. Born in Blacks Harbour, NB, on August 7, 1923, he was a son of the late Joshua and Ethel (Outhouse) Justason. A loving father and grandfather, Glendon is survived by one son; Glendon Jr. (Skip) and his wife Anita of Blacks Harbour, two daughters; Glennis, Mrs. John Richard of Blacks Harbour, Brenda, Mrs. Henry Legacy of Pennfield, six grandchildren, three great grandchildren, one sister, Flora, Mrs. William Litvin of Berlin, New Hampshire, one niece Sandra and one nephew, William Jr. Predeceased by one brother, Clyde. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the RCAF for 3 1/2 years. Following the war he was employed at Connors Brothers for 50 years until his retirement. Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George. The funeral will be held on Monday, September 13, 1999 from the United Pentecostal Church in Blacks Harbour at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home on Sunday from 5 until 9 p.m. and Monday at the Church from 10-12 noon. Remembrances to a charity of the donor's choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB)

PRATT, LAURA BERNICE - Laura Bernice Pratt died peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital on October 14, 1999. Born in Pennfield on April 20, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Alverna Young. Laura is survived by her husband Walter and two daughters Lucille (Robert) Thorne of Hammond River and Maria Wilband of Pennfield. As well as three brothers Eldon, Ralph and James. Predeceased by four brothers, Horace, Preston, Willard and Cyril. Laura will be fondly remembered by her many friends and family. At Laura's request, there will be no visitation, cremation will take place at Fernhill crematorium, followed by a private family service at a later date. Donations to the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dignity Cremation Services, Saint John, N.B.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB).

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