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Pennfield Rural Cemetery - Obituaries (2000-2009)
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Updated January 22, 2010

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ALLEN, Esther Mae ANTHONY, Waitstill "Leigh" BORTHWICK, Laura Mae
BOYD, Mildred Catherine BRADFORD, Joseph Francis "Joey" BRADFORD, Roy Harry "Buddy"
BRADLEY, Rosalie Diane BRIGHT, Eva Mae BROWN, Edward "Raye"
BROWN, Ernest Frederick "Fred" BROWN, Mariam Elizabeth. BROWN, Olive Lambert
BUSTARD, Elmer Roy CAMPBELL, Edna Kathleen "Kay" CARTER, Robin Glenmore
CHAMBERS, Florence Hatty CHAMBERS, Frances Elizabeth CHENEY, Wilbert Manson "Wib"
COOK, Maurice Gilbert COX, Terry Douglas DICK, Cora Marie
DINGEE, Ada Irene DOREY, Ruth DOUGAN, Lawrence Henry "Larry"
ELDRIDGE, Douglas F. "Doug" ELDRIDGE, Gilbert Edwin "Gib" ELDRIDGE, Vida Grace
FOSTER, Eastman Watters FRASER, Leo Robert GAUDET, Olive Eleanor
GAUDETT, Lena Adora GAUDETTE, Burrell Clarence GIGGIE, Dorothy T.
GRANT, Herbert Berkley "Herbie" GUTHRIE, Lois Alice HAGGERTY, James Wayne
HALL, Helen Marie HANDELAND, George Sverre HANLON, Jean Barbara
HARDY, Annie Hopenia HARDY, Stephen Foster "Steve" HARPELL, Dorothy Lee
HATT, Aubrey Leroy HAWKINS, Thomas A. "Tommy" HILL, Stephen Blaine
HUGHES, Darrell Winston "Dick" JOHNSON, Grace Elizabeth JOHNSTON, Rhoda "Arlene"
JUSTASON, Agnes Gertrude JUSTASON, Della Marie JUSTASON, Dennis Arnold
JUSTASON, Donna Doreen JUSTASON, Dorothy Jane JUSTASON, Edwin W "Eddie"
JUSTASON, Eleanor Elizabeth JUSTASON, Edith "Leona" JUSTASON, Ernest William "Ernie"
JUSTASON, Frances Edna JUSTASON, Melvin Leslie JUSTASON, Olga Leota
KAGLAR, Marguerite May LANK, Annie Helen LEAVITT, Florence Mildred
LEAVITT, Frank Eugene LEAVITT, John Guilford "Johnny" LEAVITT, Leslie Alden
LEAVITT, Thelma Pauline LEIGHTON, Glenna Frances MAHAR, Hazel Belle
MAHAR, Roger Dale MAHAR, Thomas Albert "Tom" MATTHEWS, Bessie Helen
McCOMBIE, Jackie Ann Marie McGARRIGLE, James M. "Jimmy" McGARRIGLE, Lorne Elmer
MEALEY, Florida M.A. MEALEY, Cecil Joseph MORDEN, John Crawford
MORDEN, Winnifred Jean MUNN, Thomas W.M.L. "Tommy" OALGES, Leslie Carl
OAGLES, Mary Elbira O'NEILL, Bessie Marguerite PARKS, Mildred Lillian
PARKS, Robert Everett PARKS, Tilley Beacher PERREAULT, Mark Francis
PRATT, Walter Mowry RICHARD, Moise Gerard RICHARDSON, Naomi F. "Nonie"
ROGERS, Ralph Oscar RYAN, Margaret Rose SCOTT, Alberta Lorena "Betty"
SCOTT, Claude Francis SEELYE, Eugene Daryl "Gene" SMALL, Richard Thetus
SPICER, Malby Leason STEVENS, Bessie Helena STEVENS, Ernestine C. "Tina"
STEWART, Arnold Merlin STEWART, Bernice Edith STEEN, Blanche Mae
STYLES, Colin Bruton STUART, Kenneth Norval "Kenny" SURETTE, Joseph Rene "Joe"
SWANSTON, Charles Rowland "Roy" SWANSTON, Marion Elaine THERIAULT, Cora Mae
THERIAULT, Herbert S. "Herbie" THORNE, Osborne Roy UKRAINETZ, Greta Mae
URQUHART, Lloyd Frederick WALSH, Dana Eola WATSON, Earl Vincent
WHALEN, Richard Wiley WILCOX, Ernest Roscoe "Ernie" WILCOX, Ethel Jane
WILCOX, John William WILCOX, Vinton Everett WILLIAMS, Arthur Edward "Artie"
WRIGHT, Donald Willard "Don" WRIGHT, Enid Phyllis WRIGHT, Herbert "Emerson"
WRIGHT, Joan Isabel WRIGHT, Ross Reginald "Reggie" YOUNG, Alvin Isaac
  YOUNG, Lena "Roberta"  

STEVENS, ERNESTINE CHARLOTTE "Tina" - After a lengthy illness at the Saint John Regional Hospital on March 23, 2000, Mrs. Ernestine (Tina) Charlotte (Cameron) Stevens of Beaver Harbour, wife of Frank G. Stevens. Born in Saint John on July 8, 1943, she was a daughter of Alice (Callaghan) Cameron and the late Murray Cameron. A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by her husband, her mother Alice of Saint John; one son Robert and wife Jackie of Windsor, ON; three daughters, Lisa, Mrs. Kevin Scott of Welland, ON, Pamela Stevens of Toronto and Tina Collet of Beaver Harbour; six grandchildren; four brothers, Murray Cameron and wife Donna of Hammond River, Bobby and wife Barb, Victor and Stephen all of Saint John; three sisters, Mary, Mrs. Don Hounham of Manilla, ON, Cathy Cameron and Sally, Mrs. Danny Bonavie both of Saint John; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Tina was a member of the Wesleyan Church in Blackís Harbour. She had worked at Harbourside Manor as an administrator for 13 years. She enjoyed singing and oil painting. She loved writing, especially poetry.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church in Blackís Harbour, from where the service will be held on Sunday at 3 p.m. Visiting hours at the Church on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In her memory, donations to the Wesleyan Church or to the Charlotte County Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - Mar 25th, 2000.

WRIGHT, JOAN ISABEL - Peacefully at the Fundy Health Center in Blacks Harbour, N.B., on December 28, 2000, Mrs. Joan Isabel Wright, wife of H. Emerson Wright of Beaver Harbour, NB. Born in Phillips Harbour, NS, on August 31, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Leila (Penny) Grant. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Joan is survived by her husband, 3 sons, Derrick and his fiancťe Jennifer Goodine of St. George, NB, Peter and his wife Wendy of Beaver Harbour, NB, and Ricky and his companion Velda Leslie of Blacks Harbour, NB, one daughter Sarah and her companion Craig Hamilton of St. George, four grandchildren; Jessica and Mallory Wright and Nicholas and Katelyn Leslie; four brothers; Reginald and his wife Sonia, and Herbie both of Beaver Harbour, Don and his wife Lois of Miramichi, NB, and Barry and his wife Joanne of St. Andrews, NB; four sisters; Debbie, Mrs. Gary Carvell of Beaver Harbour; Joyce, Mrs. Bill Mitchell of Brampton, Ont.; Bette, Mrs. Bernie Flavin of Saint John, NB; and Jean MacCumber of Utopia, NB, several nieces and nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers; Frank and Edward. Joan enjoyed gardening and the outdoors. She also was a collector of many things especially dolls and angels.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St., St. George, NB. Service will be held on Saturday at 2:00 PM at the Beaver Harbour United Baptist Church. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visitation at the funeral home, Friday 7-9 PM. In Joan's memory, donations may be made to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or a charity of the donor's choice.
SOURCE: Telegraph Journal  (Saint John, NB) - December 31, 2000.

LANK, ANNIE HELEN - Peacefully at the Fundy Health Center, Blacks Harbour, N.B. on January 1, 2001, Mrs. Annie Helen (Rogers) Lank, in her 93rd year, of Black's Harbour and formerly of Pocologan and wife of the late Roland Lank, Annie was born in Little Lepreau on August 9, 1908 and she was a daughter of the late Charles C. and Mary Jane (Clarke) Rogers. A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by one sister Margaret Ward of Seeley's Cove; three grandchildren Hugh Mitchell (Linda) of Black's Harbour, Colin Mitchell (Betty) of St. Stephen and Karl Mitchell (Claudette) of Pennfield; 10 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter Florence Pauline Mitchell; twin grandsons Philip and William Mitchell and two brothers Gordon and Lorne Rogers.
    Annie, known as "Nan" by all her family, was a member of the Pocologan United Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading and doing puzzles. She worked at the Shaw & Ellis Clam Factory in Pocologan and for Connors Brothers in Blacks Harbour until 1965.
&nsbsp;   Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B. from where the service will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting hours on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from noon to service time. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - January 3, 2001.

WRIGHT, ENID PHYLLIS - The death of Mrs. Enid Phyllis (Smith) Wright of Beaver Harbour, wife of the late Alvin L. Wright, occurred on January 29, 2001 at the home of her niece, Theda Smith, in Tracy, N.B. Born in Beaverdam, N.B., on December 12, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Susannah (Lunnin) Smith. She is survived by her sister Helen (Mrs. Stewart Mowry) of Fredericton; several nieces and nephews; and sisters-in-law, Bertha and Helen Smith, both of Beaverdam, N.B. She was predeceased by three brothers, Lloyd, Max and Allen and one sister, Ida.
    Enid was a School Teacher having taught in various schools in Charlotte County and the Province, including Pennfield, Beaver Harbour, Hoyt and Spruce Lake. She was a member of the Beaver Harbour Baptist Church and a member of The Women's Missionary Society. She also enjoyed knitting.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B.. Service will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the United Baptist Church in Beaver Harbour. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting hours at the Funeral Home on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. In her memory the family would appreciate donations to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, The Canadian Diabetes Association or to a charity of the donors choice.
SOURCE: The Daily Gleaner (Fredericton, NB) - January 31, 2001.

GUTHRIE, LOIS ALICE - After a brief illness at the Saint John Regional Hospital on February 8, 2001, Mrs. Lois Alice Guthrie of Seelyeís Cove, NB, wife of the Kenneth Vernon Guthrie. Born in Blackís Harbour on October 13, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Eva (Borthwick) Stevens. A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by four sons, Dale (Beulah) and Donnie, both of Seelyeís Cove, Timmy (Pat) of Utopia and Peter (Carolyn) of Grand Bay; four daughters, Pat and Rosslyn, Mrs. Horace Hooper, both of Seelyeís Cove, Shirley, Mrs. Marcel Senechal of Pennfield and Carolyn, Mrs. Jeff Hatt of St. George; 15 grandchildren; four brothers, Frank of Beaver Harbour, Murl and Millard, both of Pembroke, Ontario and Paul of Petitcodiac; six sisters, Edna Bieman and Margaret Peters, both of British Columbia, Pauline Craft of Ontario, Bessie Stevens of Sussex, Mae Mahar of Saint John and Isabel Hill of Blacks Harbour; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one son, Kenneth; two brothers, Bill and Jack and one sister Audrey Guthrie. Lois was a member of the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church.
    Resting at the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church from where the service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the church on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial donations to the Arthritis Society or to any charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph Journal  (Saint John, NB) - February 9, 2001.

MAHAR, THOMAS ALBERT "Tom" - After a lengthy illness at the Saint John Regional Hospital on February 17, 2001, Mr. Thomas Albert Mahar of Pennfield, NB, husband of Ola M.(Justason) Mahar. Born in Utopia on March 8, 1926, he was a son of the late Robert and Matilda (Erdis) Mahar. A loving husband, father and grandfather, Tom is survived by his wife; four sons, Gerald of Pennfield; James and companion, Patty of Saint John; Phillip and wife Karen of Pennfield, and George of Saint John; one grandson, Erik; four granddaughters, Jamie, Jill, Sara and Julie; one great-granddaughter, Madison; one brother, John (Gladys) of Lincoln, NB; six sisters, Blanche Breau of St. George; Marion Mahar of Utopia; Helen Waycott of Calais, Maine; Irene Stewart (Millidge) of Saint John; Anne Mahar of Winnipeg and June Kingston of Utopia; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by one sister, Mae Mahar. Tom was employed by NB Power, starting in 1946 as a Lineman and retiring in 1991 as District Detailer. When he retired, he was the longest serving employee at NB Power. He loved the outdoors and was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 69, Lancaster.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour from where the service will be held on Tuesday at 2 PM. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the church on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. in lieu of flowers, donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation or any charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
Source: New Brunswick Telegraph Journal (Saint John, NB) - February 19, 2001.

SURETTE, JOSEPH RENE "Joe"- Peacefully, after a lengthy illness, at the Fundy Health Centre, Blacks Harbour on February 18, 2001, Mr. Joseph Rene Surette of Blacks Harbour, husband of Vivian (Justason) Surette. Born in Lower Melbourne, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia on November 27, 1937, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Anita (Babin) Surette. A loving husband, father and grandfather, he is survived by his wife; two sons, John and companion Patsy Blanchard; and Mark and his wife, Tammy, both of St. George; two grandchildren, Natasha and Tiffany; one brother, Russell and companion Carol of Saint John; one sister, Celeste, Mrs. Harold Kingsley of Peterborough, Ontario; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
    Joe was a devoted employee of Connor Bros. for 39 years. He was a former member of the Blacks Harbour Fire Department for 27 years. He enjoyed working on old cars and camping at Beulah.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church, Blacks Harbour, from where the service will be held on Wednesday at 2 PM. Interment in Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the church on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or to any 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, NB.
Source: New Brunswick Telegraph Journal (Saint John, NB) - February 20, 2001.

JUSTASON, DENNIS ARNOLD - Unexpectedly at his residence on March 21, 2001, Mr. Dennis Arnold Justason, husband of Barbara (Thorne) Justason of Pennfield. Born in Blacks Harbour on July 22, 1946, he was a son of the late Arnold and Addie (Cooke) Justason. A loving husband, father and grandfather, he is survived by his wife, Barbara; son, Blair of Blacks Harbour; daughter, Michele, Mrs. Dana Anthony of Pennfield; two grandchildren, Carter and Ryley Anthony, at home; two brothers, Paul (Josie) of Kentville, NS; Colin (Marilyn) of Halifax, NS; two sisters, Viola (Edgar) LeBlanc of Blacks Harbour; Phyllis (Paul) Thorne of Saint John; several nieces, nephews and cousins, and sister-in-law Ida Justason of Fredericton, NB. Dennis was predeceased by two brothers, Melvin and Reginald. A pipefitter by trade, Dennis had been employed by Connors Bros., as well as at the Irving Refinery. he enjoyed hunting, gardening and restoring old houses.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church, Blacks Harbour, from where the service will be held on Saturday at 2PM. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the church on Friday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Memorial donations to the Wesleyan Church Building Fund or to any charity of the donorís choice would be greatly 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).

JUSTASON, FRANCES EDNA - Peacefully at the Ridgeview Manor, Pennfield, NB, on Monday, August 6, 2001, Mrs. Frances Edna (Craig) Justason, wife of the late Judson Justason. Born at Bonny River, NB on August 4, 1914, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Florence (Sherwood) Craig. She is survived by one daughter Eleanor and son-in-law Ben Stottlemyre of Orlando, Florida; four grandsons, Keith of Georgia and Kevin, Kenton and Kyle of Orlando; six great-grandchildren; five sisters: Edith Hamilton of Bangor, Maine; Florence Chambers, Mary Steen (Charles) and Shirley Hatt (Clinton), all of St. George and Eileen McLellan (Frederick) of St. Stephen; several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by one daughter, Nancy. Frances was a school teacher and taught for many years in the area schools. She was a member of the Pennfield Baptist Church where she also taught Sunday School and was a member of the Womenís Missionary Society.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB from where the service will be held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the Funeral Home on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph Journal (Saint John, NB) - August 10, 2001.

PERREAULT, MARK FRANCIS - Unexpectedly at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, N.B., on October 22, 2001, Mr. Mark Francis Perreault of St. George, N.B., husband of Jinny Fortin. Born in Blacks Harbour on February 23, 1965, he was a son of Floretta (Bradford) Perreault and the late Richard Perreault. A loving husband, father and grandfather, he is survived by his wife, Jinny; one son, Kristen Mark, at home; one daughter, Christy Comeau of Utopia; one granddaughter, Makenzie, of Utopia; his mother, Floretta Perreault of Pennfield; two brothers, Bradford and his fiance, Stephanie Dupuis of Saint John and Richard of Utopia; two sisters, Cindy Perreault and companion, Peter Fairweather and Vicky Lynn, Mrs. Larry James, both of Bayside, N.B., several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many friends. He was predeceased by his father and one brother, Kristen.
    Mark had been employed at Vance's Auto Supplies as a clerk for 17 years. He was an original member of the Pennfield Fire Dept. when it was formed in 1989 and was an 11 year member of the St. George Fire Department where he served as Captain/ Driver. He served faithfully until the evening of October 22nd when he responded to his last alarm. He was a race car enthusiast and an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He was a member of the Eastern Charlotte ATV Club. Mark's friendly smile and eagerness to help others will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B. (755-3533) with visiting on Wednesday from 7-9 pm and on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral will be held from the Wesleyan Church, Blacks Harbour on Friday at 2 pm with interment to follow in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation, the St. George Firefighters Club or to any charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - October 24, 2001.

RYAN, MARGARET ROSE - After a lengthy illness at the Saint John Regional Hospital on December 8, 2001, Mrs. Margaret Rose (Boyd) Ryan of Pocologan, NB, wife of Nelson Ryan. Born in Blacks Harbour on December 16, 1947. She was a daughter of Mrs. Mildred (Campbell) Boyd and the late Layton Boyd. She is survived by her husband, Nelson; four sons, Jamie, Shawn and Jeff, all of Pocologan; Wayne and his wife, Theresa of Dawson Creek, BC; her mother, Mrs. Mildred Boyd of Pocologan; five grandchildren; one brother, Terry Boyd (Laurie) of Bonny River and two sisters, Mary Graham (Ron) of Saint John and Eileen Babineau (Leon) of Pocologan; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by one brother, Leonard Boyd. Margaret had previously been employed at Connors Brothers in the label room. She enjoyed reading.
    Resting at the Pocologan United Baptist Church from where the service will be held on Wednesday at 2 PM. Followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the church on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. In Margaretís memory, donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.

JUSTASON, OLGA LEOTA - Peacefully at Passamaquoddy Lodge, St. Andrews, N.B. on November 9, 2001. Mrs. Olga Leota (Cross) Justason, formerly of Beaver Harbour, N.B. and wife of the late Alvin Osborne Justason. Born in Beaver Harbour on October 29, 1912, she was a daughter of the late Horace O. and Henrietta (Harris) Cross. She is survived by one son, Gerald and his wife, Phyllis of Beaver Harbour; daughter-in-law Colleen Justason of Saint John, four grandchildren; Louise, Mrs. Dwayne Gauthier of Beaver Harbour, Osborne and his wife Kristen of Pennfield, Robert and his wife Kathy of Saint John, and Jill of Halifax, NS, six great grandchildren, two nieces; Patricia, Mrs. Paul McDonald of Montreal, PQ and Carol, Mrs. Gerald Fraser of Dartmouth, NS. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by one son; Glendon, one grandson; Mark, one brother; Myron and one sister; Ethel Lloyd. Prior to her retirement, Olga had worked as a packer for Connors Bros. for over 20 years. She was a member of the Beaver Harbour United Baptist Church and Granite Chapter #15 O.E.S. St. George. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, reading and camping.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B. with visiting on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Granite Chapter #15 O.E.S. will conduct their tribute service on Saturday at 7 PM. The funeral will be held at the Beaver Harbour United Baptist Church on Sunday at 2 PM with interment to follow at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Memorial Donations to a charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family.

PARKS, ROBERT EVERETT - Peacefully at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB on January 10, 2002, Mr. Robert Everett Parks of Beaver Harbour, husband of the late Lorena (Akerley) Parks. Born in Mascarene on January 2, 1909. He was a son of the late Robert and Ethel (Seamans) Parks. He is survived by his two brothers, Tilley (Mildred) and Hazen, both of St. George; two sisters, Sarah, Mrs. Earle Calder, of Deer Island and Alberta, Mrs. Carson Cooke of Letang; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, Hugh, Raymond and Doug and four sisters, Rose McClure, Ethel Miner, Lila Leeman and Lillian Calder. Bob was a welder by trade. He worked at his trade for over 50 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved travelling. He was a member of the Beaver Harbour United Baptist Church and the Gideon Society.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB with visiting on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The service will be held on Saturday at 11 AM from the Beaver Harbour United Baptist Church. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Bobís memory, the family have requested donations to the Fundy Nursing Home or to a charity of the donorís choice.

YOUNG, ALVIN ISAAC - Peacefully at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on February 4, 2002, Mr. Alvin Isaac Young of Pennfield, NB, husband of the late Lela A. (Whittier) Young, went home to be with his Lord and Saviour. Born in Pennfield on March 12, 1915, he was a son of the late George and Maude (Trynor) Young. A loving father and grandfather, Alvin is survived by one son; Roger and his wife, Mary of Canal, three daughters; Anita, Mrs. Thomas Hawkins, Lori, Mrs. Danny Hill and Sheila, Mrs. Hal Hardy, all of Pennfield, four grandchildren; Chris Young (Tina), Amy Hill (Dennis), Scott Hill (Sara) and Randy Bayers (Mary Ellen); three great grandchildren; Ryan and Shelby Hardy and Chris Hawkins; two brothers; Clarence of Blacks Harbour and Earl (Frances) of St. Stephen; three sisters; Rita Kingette of St. Stephen; Evelyn (Alton) Hewett of Calais, Maine; and Esther (Merle) Johnson of St. Stephen; one special son-in-law; Burt Bayers (Joan Kinney) of St. Stephen and one special sister-in-law; Mrs. Gladys Young of Pennfield, several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife, one granddaughter, Trina Rose Hill; one brother; Arnold and one sister; Louise Beck-Woods.
    Alvin was a Veteran of WWII. He served with the Saint John Fusilliers from July 1942-Sept. 1945. He served with a special Honor Guard for the Royal Visit during that time. He was a member of the Pennfield United Baptist Church where he served as Honorary Deacon. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 39 Blackís Harbour and a member of the Fundy Tide Seniors Club.
    Resting at the Pennfield United Baptist Church from where the service will be held on Wednesday at 2 PM. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the Church on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM and on Wednesday from 10 am until noon. Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 39 will hold their Tribute Service on Tuesday at 7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation or to a charity of the Donors choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - February 5, 2002.

JUSTASON, AGNES GERTRUDE - After a lengthy illness at the Saint John Regional Hospital on February 6, 2002, Mrs. Agnes Gertrude (Lloyd) Justason of Pocologan, NB, wife of Ernest William Justason. Born in Pocologan on July 10, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Vernon and Mabel (Mealey) Lloyd. She is survived by her husband, four sons; Doug (Lorraine), Eugene, Randy (Heather), and Kevin, all of Pocologan, one daughter; Joyce MacQuarrie (Mike) of Pennfield, twelve grandchildren, four great grandchildren, one sister; Margaret Merritt (Alan) of Oromocto, several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by two sons; John and Allison and one sister; Mary Broad. Agnes had worked at Shaw & Ellis Clam Factory in earlier years. She loved the outdoors, especially gardening and fishing. She enjoyed berry picking and flea markets. She was a member of Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church in Blacks Harbour.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB from where the service will be held on Saturday at 2 PM with Rev. Fr. Maurice Swift officiating. interment in Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. The family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Prayers will be offered on Friday at 7:30 PM. Memorial donations to the NB Lung Association or to any Charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family.
Source: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - February 9, 2002.

BRADFORD, ROY HARRY - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital on February 26, 2002 following a lengthy illness Mr. Roy (Buddy) Harry Bradford of Utopia, N.B. husband of Jean (Burris) Bradford. Born in Blacks Harbour, N.B. on April 2, 1928 he was a son of the late Donald and Cora (Burrell) Bradford Sr. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, he is survived by his wife; one son Kalvin (Lynda) of Seattle, WA; three daughters Beverley Frost (Garry) of Bonny River, Coleen Schmiedendorf (Paul) of Cambridge, ON and Maureen Bradford of Utopia; three grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two brothers Donald (Evelyn) of Utopia and Freddie (Alice) of Hampton, N.B.; four sisters Delores Lockhart (Doug) and Irene Gagnon (Louis) both of Blacks Harbour, Judy Bradford of Niagara Falls, ON and Twilah Rhynold (Leo) of Beaver Harbour, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers Burrell and Harold and four sisters Anne Gaudett, Stella Steeves, Prena Deveau and Donaldine McGarrigle. Buddy as he was known to all his many friends and family was an avid outdoorsman. He particularly enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of the N.B. Fish and Game Association. Prior to retirement Buddy was employed with Connors Brothers as an electrical supervisor for 44 years.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour from where the service will be held on Friday at 2 pm with Rev. Bruce Cheney officiating. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting hours at the church on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Buddyís memory, the family have requested memorials to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or to a charity of the donors choice. Arrangements in care of St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St., St. George, N.B.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - February 27, 2002.

BRADLEY, ROSALIE DIANE - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on May 2, 2002, Ms. Rosalie Diane (Stairs) Bradley of Pennfield, NB. Born in Temperance Vale on February 20, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Emma Marguerite (Shriver) Stairs and stepfather, Hilton Stairs. A loving mother and grandmother, Rosalie is survived by two sons, Danny (Alicia) and Timmy (Carrie) both of Pennfield; one daughter, Joleen Bradley (Colby) of Elmsville and four grandchildren, Aston, Zackery, Jenna and Riley; six brothers, Dalton (Hilda), Eugene (Doris), both of Stairshill, NB; Bert (Frances) of Nackawic; Donnie (Barb) of Ontario; Paul (Carol) of Millville and Peter (Carlene) of Temperance Vale, NB; four sisters, Alda Winea (Sam) of Kingston, NS; Audrey McDermid (Jack) of Ontario; Darlene Reay (Dave) of Ontario and Ella Stairs of Ontario; several nieces, nephews, and cousins, and special friend, Janice Stewart. She was predeceased by two sisters, Juinta Kilpatrick and Shona Stalker. Rosalie had been a Teller at the Bank of Nova Scotia, St. George Branch for many years. She was a part owner of Debbie Rose Fashions in the St. George Mall for several years. Later on, she was employed by G. W. Driver Training School as Manager of Student Services. She was a member of the St. George Curling Club, the NB Economic Forum and the NB Association of Career Colleges. She enjoyed walking, reading, knitting and curling. Her greatest pleasure was her grandchildren.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, N.B. where friends may pay their respects on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Sea View Full Gospel church in Back Bay on Saturday at 2 PM with Pastor Gordon Cooke and Rev. Keith Osborne officiating. Interment will follow at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Remembrances to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 3, 2002.

WILCOX, ERNEST ROSCOE "Ernie" - Peacefully at his residence, 3 Mountain Road, Blacks Harbour, NB on May 12, 2002, Mr. Ernest Roscoe Wilcox, husband of Anita (Dahlgren) Wilcox. Born in Lubec, Maine on June 12, 1928, he was a son of the late Cecil and Ona (Benson) Wilcox. Ernest was married to Myrna May Simms for 40 years until her passing May 23, 1990. They had two daughters; Sandra (Tardif) Gregg (Jack) of Saint John and Marsha Trynor (John) of St. George; two grandsons; Christopher Tardif of Saint John and Donald Trynor of Fredericton. In 1991, he married Anita and enlarged his family to add two step-daughters, Candice Blinn (Douglas) of Digby, Nova Scotia and Tanya Stuart (Dean) of Church Point, Nova Scotia along with five step-grandchildren; Atina and Magen Blinn and Haley, Jordan, and Brittney Stuart. He is also survived by four brothers; Roger (Lois) and Vinton (Leona) both of Utopia; Lloyd (Debra) of Fredericton and Gerald (Marcia) of Saint John; two sisters; Mary Thorne (John) of Saint John and Rose Mitchell (Roland) of Utopia; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his first wife, he was predeceased by one son, Ernest Blake Wilcox. Before retiring, Ernest had worked for Connors Bros. for 50 years. A loving husband, father and grandfather, he was a member of the Wesleyan Church and was very active in church functions. He was an avid curler and belonged to the Brunswick Curling Club. He was a member of the Charlotte County Board of Trade and Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 39 Blacks Harbour for many years. He enjoyed fishing, darts, and especially loved his flowers. Ernest enjoyed life until the very end.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church, Blacks Harbour, from where the service will be held on Wednesday at 2 PM. Interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the Church on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Remembrances to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements are in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 14, 2002.

JUSTASON, EDITH "LEONA" - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on June 9, 2002, Mrs. Edith Leona (Justason) Justason, of Pennfield, NB, wife of the late Prescott H. Justason. Born in Pennfield, NB on March 25, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Gilbert G. and Lily Mae (Hatt) Justason. A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by two sons, Neil Justason (Donna) and Howard Justason, both of Pennfield; three daughters, Greta Ukrainetz of Pennfield, NB, Melva Dawn MacLean of Inverness, Nova Scotia and Marilyn Rovithis (Dean) of London, Ontario; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one sister, Margaret Grant of Boston, MA; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by four brothers and four sisters. Leona was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Blacks Harbour for a number of years. She enjoyed the company of her family and many friends. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. The service will be held on Wednesday at 11 AM from the Calvary Baptist Church in Blacks Harbour followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the Calvary Baptist Church Building fund or to a charity of the donor's choice.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph Journal (Saint John, NB) - June 11, 2002.

GAUDETT, LENA ADORA - Peacefully, at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on June 17, 2002, Mrs. Lena Adora Gaudett of Stuart Town, Deer Island, NB, wife of the late J. Ronald Gaudett. Born in Lords Cove on May 1, 1915, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Blanch (Hooper) Stuart. A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by one son, Garry Gaudett of Stuart Town; one daughter, Bonnie, Mrs. John Pinchin of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; two granddaughters, Krista Gaudett of Glace Bay, NS and Paula Pinchin of Dartmouth, NS; one grandson, Jimmy Pinchin (Christabelle) of Dartmouth, NS; one great grandson, Jacob Pinchin and one great granddaughter, Courtney Gaudett; two sisters, Iva Lambert of Stuart Town and Muriel Hawkins of Beaver Harbour; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers, Lester Stuart and Bernard Lambert and one sister, Gertrude Hatt. Lena had worked for Connors Bros. for over 40 years before retiring. She was a member of the Lamberts Cove Baptist Church. She was an avid reader and enjoyed bird watching.
    By request of the family, there will be no visiting at the Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 21st at 2:00PM from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Interment to follow at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Diabetes Association or to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - June 19, 2002.

GAUDETTE, BURRELL CLARENCE - Unexpectedly at his residence, 5156 Route 1, Pennfield, NB on August 3, 2002, Mr. Burrell Clarence Gaudette, husband of Doreen (Palk) Gaudette. Born in Blacks Harbour on July 5, 1953, he was the son of the late Clarence and Ann Marie (Bradford) Gaudette. A loving husband, father and brother, he is survived by his wife; one son, Thomas of Petawawa, Ontario; one sister, Faith Gagne of Blacks Harbour; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many friends. Burrell was an electrician by trade, having worked for various companies, including Connors Bros. and Saint John Shipbuilding. He was presently employed with Southwest Electrical and Security in St. Stephen. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing and boating. He truly enjoyed life to the fullest.
    Resting at St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB with visiting on Sunday and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The service will be held from the United Pentecostal Church, Blacks Harbour, NB on Tuesday, August 6th at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. For those who wish, donations in Burrell's memory may be made to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation or to any charity of the donor's choice.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - August 5, 2002.

DICK, CORA MARIE - Peacefully, at the Charlotte County Hospital at St. Stephen, NB on September 29, 2002, Mrs. Cora Marie (Holmes) Dick, of St. George, NB and wife of the late Nelson Cameron Dick. Born in Letete on May 29, 1910, she was a daughter of the late Louis W. and Floretta (Towers) Holmes. A loving mother and grandmother, Cora is survived by two daughters; Karen, Mrs. Wayne Hooper of St. George and Sonya, Mrs. Peter Talbot of Princeton, Maine; seven grandchildren; Trent (Stephanie) and Jaret (Nicole) Hooper, both of St. George; Doug Quigley of B. C.; Richard Moffitt of Bangor, Maine; Wendy Moffitt of Indiana, Lori Quigley of California and Larry (Lawrence) Moffitt of Bangor, Maine; six great grandsons and one special great granddaughter, Hannah Ruth; two sisters, Mabel Justason of St. Andrews and Laura Cooke (Blair) of Back Bay; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by two brothers, Willard and Lawrence Holmes and one sister, Blanche Grant. Cora was a member of the Letete Christian Church where she had been the organist for 70 years. Music was her main interest in life, coming from a musically talented family. She was an avid gardener and was a member of the Women's Missionary Society.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB from where the family will receive friends and relatives on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The service will be held from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Wednesday at 10:30 AM followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Cora's memory, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or to any charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - October 1, 2002.

ELDRIDGE, DOUGLAS FRANKLIN "Doug" - At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on October 25, 2002, Mr. Douglas Franklin Eldridge, husband of Zetta (Morse) Eldridge of 19 Quaker Lane, Beaver Harbour, NB, son of the late Guilford and Cora (Nodding) Eldridge. Survived by his wife, Zetta; one daughter, Estelle Mamm (Phillip) of Brownlee, SK; one son, Ralph of St. George, NB; one sister, Muriel Eldridge of Pennfield; four grandchildren; several cousins and two nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Brian and his brother, Foster. Mr. Eldridge was a veteran of WW2, having served overseas in the Army with various units.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB from where the service will be held at the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Monday at 2 pm with interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting hours on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Donations to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - October 28, 2002.

GAUDET, OLIVE ELENOR - Peacefully at Passamaquoddy Lodge, St. Andrews, NB on October 29, 2002, Mrs. Olive Elenor Gaudet, wife of the late Hanford Gaudet and formerly of Pennfield, NB. Born on Deer Island on September 5, 1917, she was a daughter of the late George and Mattie (Johnson) Cooke. A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by two sons, David (Lorraine) and Malcolm (Peggy) both of Pennfield; four daughters, Ruth Justason of Waweig, NB; Alberta Wilkinson of Blacks Harbour, NB; Rose Nickerson and companion Doug Floyd of Saint John, NB and Cindy Henderson (Gary) of Fredericton, NB; 21 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren; three sisters, Beverly Justason, Hazel Mahar and Thelma Chevarie; two brothers, Wesley Cooke (Betty) of Pennfield and Ivan (Joe) Cooke (Carol) of Beaver Harbour; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by three brothers, Allen, Chester and Harvey; three sisters, Bessie Wilcox, Avis Moses and Addie Justason and three great grandchildren, Roddy, Tara and Natasha.
    Resting at the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church from where the family will receive friends and relatives on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The service will be held on Friday, November 1 at 2 PM with Rev. Bruce Cheney officiating followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Donations to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - October 31, 2002.

STEWART, BERNICE EDITH  - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, N. B. on November 21, 2002, Mrs. Bernice Edith (Daley) Stewart, wife of Merlin A. Stewart of 275 Main Street, Blacks Harbour, NB. Born in Blacks Harbour on November 20, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Louise (Berry) Daley. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she is survived by her husband; one son, Brian (Jane) of Blacks Harbour; three daughters, Karen (Russell) Sawler of Dieppe; Kim Stewart of Blacks Harbour and Gail (Jeff) Gaudett of Blacks Harbour; four grandchildren, Reba, Brandon, Russ and Christy; two sisters, Helen MacDonald of Kingston, On and Elizabeth Hooper of Back Bay; one brother Carroll Daley (Freda) of St. Stephen and one half-sister, Grace Leslie of Back Bay; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Bernice was employed by Connors Bros. for 35 years, working both in the food service industry as well as a labourer. An avid baker and cook, Bernice operated the canteen at McLean's beach until its closure. She also operated the canteens at Fundy Arena and No. 10 Cafeteria, finally retiring from No. 14 Warehouse. She was a member of the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church, an active member of the Harbour Lights Seniors and the Blacks Harbour Women's Institute. She enjoyed curling and bingo. An avid "CB'r", she was known by her handle "Chile".
    Resting at the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church from where the service will be held on Sunday, November 24th at 2 PM followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives at the church on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. In Bernice's memory, donations to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church or to any charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - November 23, 2002.

BROWN, MIRIAM ELIZABETH - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on December 4, 2002, Mrs. Miriam Elizabeth (Rooney) Brown of 1 Haggerty's Cove Road, New River Beach, N. B. wife of Ernest F. Brown. Born at St. Stephen April 15, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Theobald and Kathleen (Hayden) Rooney. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she is survived by her husband of 56 years; seven daughters, Kathleen (Lester) Legacy of New River; Ernestine (Paul) Saulnier of Metaghan, NS; Brenda (George) Tweety of Oshawa, On; Olive (Eldon) Fox of Canterbury; Paula (Blake) Doucette of Pennfield; Mary (Glen) Dow of Woodstock and Dorothy (Wilfred) McAdam of Seeleys Cove, NB; two sons, Ernest Jr. of New River and Ronald (Dawn) of Quispamsis; 21 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren; one sister, Geraldine McNabb and one brother, Theobald Rooney, both of St. Andrews; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by numerous brothers and sisters. Miriam enjoyed watching birds and knitting. She loved all holidays, but her favorite time of the year was Christmas. When Santa arrived in Haggerty's Cove on Christmas Eve she never missed a visit.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street. St. George, NB from where the family will receive friends and relatives on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The service will be held from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Saturday at 2 PM, with Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In her memory, donations to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Charlotte County Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 6, 2002.

STEWART, ARNOLD MERLIN - Unexpectedly at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John N.B. on December 17, 2002, Mr. Merlin Arnold Stewart, husband of the late Bernice (Daley) Stewart of 275 Main Street, Blacks Harbour N.B. Born in Clarence Ridge N.B. on November 23, 1929, he was a son of the late Herman and Estella (Beney) Stewart. A loving father and grandfather, Merlin is survived by : one son Brian and his wife Jane of Blacks Harbour, three daughters: Karen (Russell) Sawler of Dieppe N.B., Kimberly Stewart and Gail (Jeff) Gaudett both of Blacks Harbour, four grandchildren: Reba, Brandon, Christy and Russ, one sister Doris Stewart of Blacks Harbour, three brothers: Alvin (Rena) of Blacks Harbour, Lawrence (Freda) and Kenneth (Shirley) both of Pennfield as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his loving wife Bernice, who passed away on November 21, 2002, Merlin was predeceased by one brother: Clarence, two sisters: Florence and Annie. Prior to his retirement, Merlin had been employed by Connors Brothers in Blacks Harbour for 48 years as a truck driver and mechanic. He spent his retirement years around his home with his family and friends. He enjoyed his drives in his truck and especially spending time with his grandchildren Reba and Brandon.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour where the service will be held on Friday at 2:00 p.m., followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the Church on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In Merlins memory, donations may be made to the N.B. Heart and Stroke Association, Canadian Diabetes Assoc. or a charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements are in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George N.B.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 19, 2002.

CHAMBERS, FLORENCE HATTY - Unexpectedly at her residence in Blacks Harbour N.B. on December 24, 2002, Mrs. Florence Hatty (Moses) Chambers, wife of the late Lawrence J. Chambers of Blacks Harbour N.B. Born in Blacks Harbour on June 12, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Mabel (Justason) Moses. A loving mother and grandmother, Florence is survived by: two sons, Gary and his wife Susan and Timothy and his wife Linda of Pennfield N.B., six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one brother: Michael (Penny) of Toronto Ont., one sister: Elaine Wentworth of Elsmdale N.S. and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She also was predeceased by four brothers: Donald, Harry, Bernard and Joe. Florence was a member of the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour and Formally a member of the Eastern Star.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour from where the service will be held on Friday at 2:00 pm. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the church on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Donations in Florence's memory may be made to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or a Charity of the donors choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the St. George Funeral Home 26 Portage St., St. George N.B.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 26, 2002.

STEVENS, BESSIE HELENA - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, N.B. on December 28, 2002, Ms. Bessie Helena Stevens, daughter of the late Robert and Eva Mae (Borthwick) Stevens of Beaver Harbour, N.B. A loving and truly caring sister and aunt, Bessie was born in Blacks Harbour, N.B. on February 13, 1934. She is survived by: the children she raised as her own: Mike, Bruce, John, Debbie and Bonnie Stevens all of Pembroke, Ont., four brothers: Frank (Doreen) of Beaver Harbour, Murl (Eunice) and Millard (Leanne) both of Pembroke, Ont. and Paul (Ruth) of Petitcodiac, N.B., five sisters: Edna Bieman and Margaret (John) Peters both of B.C., Pauline Craft of Ontario, Mae Mahar of Saint John, N.B. and Isabell Hill (Frank) of Blacks Harbour and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she also predeceased by: two brothers: Bill and Jack and two sisters: Lois Guthrie and Audrey Guthrie. Bessie was a devoted caregiver most of her life, both in her large family as well as others. She had been the administrator of Harbourside Manor in Beaver Harbour for eight years until its closure and prior to that manor homes in Ontario. She was a member of the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour and Sussex while she resided there. A devoted Christian, she also was a member of the Wesleyan Womans Missionary Society.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour from where the service will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 pm. Interment will take place in the spring at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the church on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm in her memory, donations may be made to the Charlotte County Cancer Society, the Wesleyan Church Blacks Harbour or a charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements are entrusted to the St. George Funeral Home 26 Portage St., St. George, N.B.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 30, 2002.

LEAVITT, THELMA PAULINE - At Blacks Harbour, NB on March 4, 2003, Mrs. Thelma Pauline (Wright) Leavitt, wife of the late Watson Leavitt of Blacks Harbour, NB.
    Born in Beaver Harbour, NB on August 21, 1916, she was a daughter of the late Grovenor and Dora (Justason) Wright.
    A loving mother and grandmother, Thelma is survived by two daughters, Pauline Beney of Sudbury, Ontario, Linda, Mrs. Terence Wright, of Lower Sackville, N.S.; one granddaughter, Judith Fudge of Elliot Lade, Ontario; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Frederick of Lake Elgin, Ontario and Donald, of Pennfield, NB, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was pre-deceased by her husband and two sons, Blair and Gerry; one sister, Viola Hooper; and four brothers, James, Preston Gerald and Keith.
    In her early years, Thelma had been employed by Connors Brothers Ltd. in Blacks Harbour as a sardine packer until her retirement. She also was a member of the Calvary United Baptist Church in Blacks Harbour.
    By her request, there will be no visitation or service. A graveside service will be held at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the St. George Funeral Service Ltd., 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: St. George Funeral Home website.

WRIGHT, DONALD WILLARD "Don" - Following a brief illness, at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, March 21, 2003, Mr. Donald Willard Wright of Pennfield, NB.
    Born in Beaver Harbour, NB he was a son of the late Grovenor and Dora E. (Justason) Wright. Don is survived by one son, Daniel (Nellie) Wright of Moncton, NB; a step-daughter, Muriel Sawler of Pennfield, NB; 13 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; one brother, Frederick of Lake Elgin, Ontario; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Don was pre-deceased by one son, Edward; a companion, Maria Savoy; four brothers, James, Preston, Gerald and Keith; two sisters, Thelma Leavitt and Viola Hooper.
    In his early years, Don was employed as a laborer for INCO in Ontario and upon his return to New Brunswick, he worked for Connors Bros. Ltd. and later as a night-watchman for Coastal Transport until his retirement.
    Don was a veteran of WWII and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 40, St. George, NB.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB with visiting on Sunday from 7 - 9 pm. The service will be held on Monday at 2 pm from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Interment in the spring. The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 40 will be holding a tribute on Sunday at 7 pm at the funeral home.
    For those who wish, donations to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation, the NB Lung Association or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: St. George Funeral Home website.

DINGEE, ADA IRENE - Ada Irene Dingee, wife of the late Archie Dingee, passed away peacefully at her residence in Pocologan on Friday, March 21, 2003 while being cared for by her daughters. Born in Rosebank, P.E.I., she was the daughter of the late Ervin and Elizabeth (MacArthur) Ramsay. Ada was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend who had dedicated her life to the care of her family and service to others, having been a member of the Jewel Rebekah Lodge, and a former secretary of the Pocologan Home and School Association. Survived by two daughters, Gail Kimm, her husband Randall of Fredericton, NB, Carol Dingee, her husband Ron Kolody of Vancouver, BC, grandson, Jeffery King, his wife Jody, and granddaughter, Lara Kolody. Also survived by two sisters, Ruth Horne of Burlington, Ontario, and Vera Rayner of Alberton, Prince Edward Island, as well as a dear friend Ethel Dingee, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Archie, four brothers, Vernon, Carlyle, Russell, Leland, and her parents.
    Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB with visitation on Monday, March 24, 2003 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 25, 2003 at 2:15 p.m. followed by cremation. Remembrances may be made to the S.P.C.A., the I.W.K. or the donors choice.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - March 24, 2003.

MORDEN, WINNIFRED JEAN - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on May 14, 2003, Mrs. Winnifred Jean (Ellis) Morden, wife of John C. Morden of 239 McCarthy's Point Road, Pocologan, NB.
    Born in Saint John, NB April 17, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Mark and Gertrude M. (Sparks) Ellis. A loving wife and mother, she is survived, besides her husband, by one son, John (Gisele) Morden of Halifax, Nova Scotia and two grandchildren, Tracy and Scott Morden, also of Halifax, NS; one sister, Frances Leighton of Oromocto, NB; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Friday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held on Saturday at 2 pm from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at the Funeral Home, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of the donor's choice will be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 15, 2003.

GIGGIE, DOROTHY T. - Peacefully at her residence in Blacks Harbour, NB on April 1, 2003, Mrs. Dorothy T. Giggie, wife of the late Philip E. Giggie of 40 Deadman's Harbour Road, Blacks Harbour. Born in St. George, NB on September 17, 1914, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Marguerite (Leonard) Maxwell. A loving mother and grandmother, Dorothy is survived by three daughters, Eleanor, Mrs. A. John Van de Sande of Quispamsis, Donna Giggie of Blacks Harbour, and Janet, Mrs. Dale MacElwain of Woodstock, NB; seven grandchildren, Patricia, Suzanne, Barbara, Joanne, David, Peter and Rachel; six great-grandchildren, Meagan, Maxwell, John, Elizabeth, Thomas and Spencer; one sister, Frances Allen; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Pre-deceased by five sisters, Edith Maxwell, Flora Henderson, Grace Simpson, Lt. Col. Pauline Maxwell and Ethel Thomas. Prior to her retirement, Dorothy worked as switchboard operator for Connors Bros. Ltd. for over 30 years.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB with visiting on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held at The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Thursday at 11 am with Rev. Fred Snyder officiating. Interment in Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. In Dorothy's memory, donations to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - April 2, 2003.

HANDELAND, GEORGE SVERRE - Of Blacks Harbour, died at his residence on April 18, 2003. He was born in Norway and was the son of the late Kristen and Gertrude Handeland and husband of the late Jackie (Rarden) Handeland. He is survived by three children, Cindy, Donnie, Joe and several grandchildren. Also survived by one brother Clarence Handeland (Katherine), two sisters Sonja Glionna and Dagney Snow. Predeceased by one sister Sylvia Armstrong.
    Following cremation a memorial service will take place at the United Pentecostal Church in Blacks Harbour on Friday April 25, 2003 at 2 pm with Rev. Vernon Bustard officiating. Interment to follow the service in the Pennfield Cemetery. Donations to the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to A.W. Cavanagh Funeral Home, 91 Leinster Street.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - April 19, 2003.

WALSH, DANA EOLA - Unexpectedly at the K.W. Health Center of Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario, on May 4th, 2003, Mrs. Dana Eola (Mitchell) Walsh of 8 Snyder Avenue, Elmira, Ontario, wife of the late Ray K. Walsh, formerly of Blacks Harbour, NB. Born in Back Bay, NB on March 17, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Ella (Leavitt) Mitchell. Dana is survived by a special nephew, Jeffrey Holland (Janet) of St. Clements, Ontario; four grand-children, Nicole, Jody, Shawn, and Kelly; two brothers, Sam (Erma) and Thomas Mitchell, both of Back Bay, NB. She was pre-deceased, besides her husband, by one daughter, Susan Sellers. Dana had been employed by Connors Brothers as a packer for many years prior to her retirement. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Blacks Harbour for many years. Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. The service will be held at the Calvary Baptist Church in Blacks Harbour on Friday at 2 pm, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Calvary Baptist Church or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 6, 2003.

PRATT, WALTER MOWRY - of Pennfield. Son of the late Dr. C. M. Pratt and Elthea MacDowell Pratt passed away June 1, 2003. Walter was predeceased by his wife Laura (Young) Pratt. He is survived by his two daughters Lucille (Robert) Thorne of Hammond River and Maria Wilband of Pennfield. His brother Charles (Donna) Pratt and niece Heather (Peter) Adams of Saint John and several other nieces and nephews. His step grandchildren Christine Thorne of Hammond River, Robbie (Gail) Thorne of Alberta, Troy (Tina) Thorne of Alberta, and David (Carrie) Thorne of Saint John. Walter was a school teacher who joined the Air Force in 1958 and retired with the rank of Captain in August of 1974. After retiring, to keep active he delivered mail along Pennfield Ridge. He enjoyed vegetable gardening and wood working. He will be missed by cousins Jack and Ernest MacDowell of Pennfield and all who knew him. Walter's walk through life will be greatly missed by many, and may the Good Lord take a liking to him. Burial will take place Thursday, June 5, 2003 at 3 p.m. beside his wife at Community Cemetery on Pennfield Ridge.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - June 4, 2003.

CHAMBERS, FRANCES ELIZABETH - Unexpectedly at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB, June 5, 2003, surrounded by her family, Frances Elizabeth Chambers, wife of the late Walter W. Chambers, of Passamaquoddy Lodge, St. Andrews, and formerly of Pennfield, NB. Born in Pennfield, NB on November 10, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Lottie (Justason) Murray. A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by one son, Burton (Helene) Chambers of Pennfield, two daughters, Marilyn (Mrs. Eldon Hanley) of Pennfield, and Edra (Mrs. Michael Tucker) of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; one brother, Blair Murray (Lillian) of Canal, NB; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Madeline Murray of Pennfield; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her husband and parents, she was pre-deceased by two brothers, Ross and Lloyd, and one sister, Doris Murray. Frances enjoyed knitting, and was a member of the Pennfield Baptist Church and the Fundy Tide Seniors. The family would like to thank management and staff, and many friends at Passamaquoddy Lodge for making Mom's stay enjoyable.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, with visiting on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 and Saturday at the Pennfield Baptist Church from 10 - 12 noon. The service will be held at the church on Saturday at 2 pm, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In her memory, donations to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - June 7, 2003.

BROWN, OLIVE - Unexpectedly at home, on June 15, 2003, Mrs. Olive Lambert (English) Brown, wife of E. Raye Brown of Pennfield, NB. Born on August 20, 1915, at Lambert's Cove, Deer Island, NB, she was a daughter of the late Roderick Dyer English and Blanche Dora (Lambert) English. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Olive is survived, besides her husband, by two daughters, Rebecca (Bert) Anthony of Pennfield, NB, Natalie (Morris) Harris of Blacks Harbour, NB; 4 grandchildren, Andrew (Tammy) Anthony of Pennfield, NB, Leigh-Ann (Kenneth) Richardson of Leonardville, Deer Island, NB, Laura Harris (Jeff Tucker) of Saint John, NB and Brent Harris of Blacks Harbour, NB; one great-granddaughter, Rachel Richardson of Deer Island, NB; one sister, Louise Calder of St. George, NB; two nephews, Edmund (Doreen) Calder of Jemseg, NB and David (Heather) English of Fredericton, NB. She was pre-deceased by one brother, Rupert English. Olive was a member of the NBTA Retired Teachers (having served 30 years in the profession), The Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #39 of Blacks Harbour, the Brunswick Curling Club, and was a life-long member of the Lambert's Cove Baptist Church.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, with visiting on Tuesday evening from 7-9 pm. The service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 2 pm from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In her memory, donations to the NB Heart and Stroke Association, or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - June 17, 2003.

HAWKINS, THOMAS ALMON "Tommy" - Peacefully at his residence, following a brief illness, Thomas Almon Hawkins, husband of Anita P. (Young) Hawkins, loving husband and father, went home to be with his Savior on Sunday, June 15th , 2003. Born in St. Stephen, NB on November 21, 1948, he was a son of the late Almon and Elizabeth Ann (McDermott) Hawkins. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, he is survived, besides his wife, by three daughters, Tammy (Mark) Lord of Fredericton, NB, Georgette Hawkins (Clay) of Pocologan, Mary Ellen (Randy) Bayers of Pennfield; two sons, John Hawkins of Pennfield, Kyle (Christa) Green of Mascarene; one step-daughter, Sheila (Hal) Hardy of Pennfield; 11 grandchildren, Brandon, Nathaniel, Emma, Chris, Kylee, Alexis, Emily, Shelby, Ryan, Vanessa, and Cody; three brothers, Harry and John (Phyllis) of Ontario and Arnold of Beaver Harbour; four sisters, Clara Turner of Ontario, Glenna Leighton of Pennfield, Delores Beers of Ontario and Lorraine (Bill) Stafford of Ontario; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Pre-deceased by two sisters, Mary Irish and Vera French; three brothers, Adolphus Hawkins, Garland Hawkins and Raymond White. Tommy enjoyed travelling and feeding his birds. He was an avid outdoorsman and a member of the Fundy Weir Fisherman's Association.
    Resting at the Pennfield Baptist Church with visiting on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held on Thursday at 2 pm followed by a reception at the church. In Tom's memory, donations to the Saint John Regional Hospital Palliative Care, or a charity of the donor's choice, would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - June 18, 2003.

 LEAVITT, LESLIE ALDEN - Unexpectedly at his residence in Pennfield, NB on June 18, 2003, Mr. Leslie Alden Leavitt, husband of Della (Currie) Leavitt.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB with visiting on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held on Sunday at 2:00 pm from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel with Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the N.B. Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #39 will be holding a Tribute Service at the Funeral Home on Friday at 7:00 pm followed by a Masonic Tribute at 7:15 pm.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - June 20, 2003.

HUGHES, DARRELL WINSTON "Dick" - At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, on July 1, 2003, Mr. Darrell (Dick) Winston Hughes, of 500 Route 785, Utopia, NB. Born in Glenvale, NB, on July 20, 1937, he was a son of the late C. Percy and Freda Bell (Graves) Hughes. A loving father and brother, Dick is survived by one daughter, Faye Guthrie (Ryan McLeod) of Utopia; two grandchildren, Melissa and Adam Guthrie; one brother, Earl (Margaret) Hughes of Portage Vale, NB; one sister, Myrna (James) Templeton of New Lowell, Ontario; one half-sister, Linda Blanchard of Utopia, NB; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by one son, Gregory Hughes. Dick had many occupations including heavy equipment operator and truck driver in Alberta and New Brunswick and was a former grounds-keeper at UNB in Fredericton, NB.
    By his request, there will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery with Rev. Bruce Cheney officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - July 3, 2003.

BRIGHT, EVA MAE - Peacefully at the palliative care unit Saint John Regional Hospital with her family present on July 17, 2003, Mrs. Eva Mae (Chase) Bright wife of the late Joseph E. Bright of Pocologan, NB. Born in Pocologan on January 22, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Stella (Dixon) Chase. A loving mother, grandmother and sister, she is survived by one daughter, Marjorie, Mrs. Robert Bodaly of Saint John, one grandson, Stephen and his wife Darlene of Saint John, one great granddaughter, Jennifer Dawn and one great grandson, Kody William both of Saint John; four sisters, Annie Hardie, of Saint John, Kathleen Campbell and Mildred Boyd both of Pocologan, and Marion Boyd of Pennfield, several nieces, nephews. Predeceased by eight sisters and five brothers. Eva was an avid gardener who enjoyed her garden, prior to her retirement, she had worked for Connor's Brothers in Blacks Harbour for 22 years as well as custodian for the Board of School Trustees at Pocologan School for seven years.
    Resting at St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The service will be held at The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Sunday, July 20, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Eva's memory donations to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - July 18, 2003.

BOYD, MILDRED CATHERINE "Millie" - Peacefully, at the Saint John Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Saint John, NB, on August 19, 2003, Mrs. Mildred Catherine (Campbell) Boyd, aged 88, wife of the late Leighton R. Boyd, of Pocologan, NB. Born in Digby, NS on February 5, 1915, she was a daughter of the late Edward C. and Stella Rosnell (Dickson) Campbell. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Millie is survived by two daughters, Eileen Babineau (Leon) of Pocologan, NB and Mary Graham of Saint John, NB; one son, Terry Boyd (Laurie) of Second Falls, NB; 18 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; many nieces and nephews; three sisters, Annie Hardy of Saint John, NB, Marion Boyd of Pennfield, NB and Kathleen Campbell of Pocologan, NB. She was pre-deceased by one son, Leonard L. Boyd and one daughter, Margaret Rose Ryan; five brothers and eight sisters. Before her retirement, Millie was employed by the Shaw Ellis Clam Factory. She loved her family and friends, and enjoyed spending time sewing and quilting. In her latter years, she enjoyed watching the ladies in the Friendly Circle Quilting Club.
    Resting at the Pocologan Baptist Church from where the service will be held on Friday at 2 pm with Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating, followed by interment in Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the church on Thursday from 2 - 4 pm and 7 - 9 pm. In Millie's memory, donations to Charlotte County Cancer Society or charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the care of St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - August 21, 2003.

COOK, MAURICE GILBERT - Peacefully, at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB on September 6, 2003, Maurice Gilbert Cook , 83, husband of Thelma T. (Maxwell) Cook of Pennfield, NB.
    Born at Blacks Harbour, NB on December 18, 1919, he was a son of the late Mayberry and Elizabeth (Lovatt) Cook. A loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather Maurice is survived by seven daughters, Rose Mahar (Roger) of Blacks Harbour, Eunice Scott (Claude), Bernice Cook (Stephen), Judy McGarrigle (Wayne) all of Pennfield, Margaret Brohm (Steve) of Sharon, Ont, Pam Palk of Blacks Harbour and Barbara Leavitt of Beaver Harbour; one son Dale C (Gwen) of Norton, NB; one sister Marg Galvin of Hamilton, Ont; one son-in-law Wayne Gardiner; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his daughter, Joan Gardiner and grandson Nathan McGarrigle.
    Maurice enjoyed being around his family and the company of people. He especially enjoyed his woodpile and wildlife. He had been employed at Connors Brothers Ltd. for over 40 years and was a veteran of WWII having served in Italy, North Africa and Spain having been wounded in action.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Sunday from 7Ė9 pm and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held at The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at the St. George Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 9, 2003 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Jody MacBeth and Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating. Interment will follow at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Mauriceís memory donations Fundy Nursing Home or Charlotte County Cancer Society or to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #39 will hold a Tribute on Sunday evening, September 7 at 7 pm.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - September 8, 2003 & St. George Funeral Home website.

THERIAULT, CORA MAE - Peacefully at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on September 7th, 2003, following a brief illness, Mrs. Cora Mae (Stanton) Theriault, wife of Herbert Theriault of Utopia, NB. Born on August 20, 1909, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Lizzie (Height) Stanton. A loving wife, aunt and special aunt, she is survived by her husband of 75 years, Herbert; two nieces, Elizabeth Kingston (wife of the late Charles Kingston) of Pennfield, Hazel (Mrs. Harold Gillespie) of Utopia; special great-niece, Veronica (Mrs. Roger St. Onge) of St. George; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Cora was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was pre-deceased by two brothers, Curtis and Burwell, two sisters Rita and Hilda. Cora was employed in the Labeling Room at Connors Bros. Ltd. for over 20 years. In her early years, she loved knitting and crocheting, and enjoyed baking. She was a member of the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, with visiting on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held at The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at the St. George Funeral Home on Tuesday at 4:30pm, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. For those who wish, donations to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - September 8, 2003 & St. George Funeral Home website.

BORTHWICK, LAURA MAE - Unexpectedly, at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on October 16, 2003, Mrs. Laura Mae (Oliver) Borthwick, NB, wife of the late John E. Borthwick, of Back Bay, NB.
    Born in Bethel, NB on June 26, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Eva Pearl (Fisher) Oliver. A loving mother and grandmother, Laura is survived by her companion, Tom Mitchell of Back Bay; two sons, Alfred (Blanche) Borthwick of Back Bay, NB and David (Sheila) Borthwick of Kelly Road, NB; one daughter-in-law, Mary Borthwick of St. George; 6 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, James Oliver of Second Falls; one sister, Joyce Stuart of Deer Island; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was pre-deceased by her husband, John, and one son, Burton.
    Laura was an avid crotchetier. She loved her car and traveling. She was the St. Croix Courier correspondent for the Back Bay news.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, with visiting on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held on Saturday at 2 pm from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at the St. George Funeral Home, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Lauraís memory, donations to the Bethel Church of the Transfiguration or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - October 17, 2003 & St. George Funeral Home website.

JUSTASON, DOROTHY JANE - Te death of Dorothy Jane Justason, of Magazine Street, Saint John, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Saturday, October 18th, 2003. Born on Campobello Island, she was the wife of the late Harold W. Justason and daughter of the late Albert and Mary Pauline (Calder) Lank. Dorothy lived in Black's Harbour for many years, where she worked for Connors Bros Ltd. and was past President of the Women's Liberal Association.
    Dorothy is survived by one daughter, Kathleen Doak (Charles) of Rothesay, NB, one brother, Harold W. Justason Jr. of Scarborough, ON, one sister, Elizabeth Lewrey of Florida, grandchildren: Susan, Tanya and Daniel Justason, D. Jayne Brodersen (Philip), Shona Stubbs (Peter), Lisa Cameron (Daniel), Shelley Dauphinee (Timothy) and step-granddaughter, Marlene O'Neill, nine great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
    She was predeceased by one sister, Florence Newman and three brothers, Vincent, Ralph and Alexander Lank.
    Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, with visitation on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 21st, 2003 at 1:00 PM, in the chapel at Brenan's Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Pennfield Rural Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be made to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
Source: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - October 20, 2003 & Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home website.

COX, TERRY DOUGLAS - Unexpectedly, at Pocologan, NB, on November 27, 2003, Mr. Terry Douglas Cox, of Pocologan. Born in Saint John, NB on November 17, 1961, he was a son of Rita (Cormier) and the late Douglas Cox. Besides his wife, Cindy, he is survived by his mother; one son, Jason; one daughter, Tara; three brothers, Wayne, Randy (Denise), all of Lepreau, NB and Stephen (Becky) of New River, NB; one sister, Mary Allen (Kenneth) of Pennfield, NB; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and one great-niece.
    Resting at St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at the funeral home, on Saturday at 2 pm with the Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating, followed by interment in Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - November 28, 2003 & St. George Funeral Home website.

JOHNSON, GRACE ELIZABETH - Peacefully, at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB on Friday December 12, 2003, Mrs. Grace Elizabeth Johnson, wife of the late Irwin J. Johnson. Born in Hampton, NB on November 25, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Frederick Walter and Grace (Redstone) Wilson. A loving mother, grandmother, and sister, Grace is survived by one son, Gordon (Louise Clare) of Blacks Harbour, NB, one grandson, Kaleb Johnson, one granddaughter, Kate Johnson, all of Blacks Harbour, one brother, Laurin (Gladys) of Rothesay, NB, one sister, Faith Edwards (Beverly) of Darlings Island, NB, several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband Irwin, she was predeceased by three brothers, Bernard, Charles, and Edward, and one sister, Annie. Grace was devoted to her faith, family, and friends. She was a member of the Calvary United Baptist Church Choir, for more than fifty years, a member of the Women's Missionary Society, and the Willing Workers. She doted on her grandchildren and loved to travel. She was an avid gardener, and loved flowers.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The service will be held at The Calvary United Baptist Church on Monday December 15, 2003, at 2:00 pm., with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Interment will take place at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Donations to the Fundy Nursing Home or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 15, 2003 & St. George Funeral Home website.

LEAVITT, JOHN GUILFORD "Johnny" - Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB on December 16, 2003, Mr. John Guilford Leavitt, formerly of Back Bay, NB and husband of Florence Mildred (McGarrigle) Leavitt. Born in Back Bay, NB on September 4, 1927, he was the son of the late Presley Cooke and Martha Mae Leavitt. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother, he is survived, besides his wife, by three sons, Aldon (Miko) of Lime Kiln, NB, Gerry (Carol) and Gary (Cindy), both of Leavitt's Head Road, Back Bay, NB; three daughters, Shirley Wilcox of Utopia, Janet (Bradley) Henderson of Seeley's Cove, NB, and Martha (Garth) Hawkes of Leavitt's Head Road, Back Bay, NB; 17 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren; one sister, Faye Leslie of Back Bay, NB; two aunts, Ethel Wilcox of Blacks Harbour and Bessie Hanley of Back Bay; two uncles, Kinsbur Leavitt of Back Bay, NB and Octive Leavitt of Geary, NB; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, he was pre-deceased by a son-in-law, Allison Wilcox, and a great-granddaughter, Baby Alison; three uncles, Otis, Melvin and Basil Leavitt. John had been employed for most of his working years with Connors Bros. Ltd., both as a labourer and fisherman. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was also known as a skilled craftsman.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB with visiting on Thursday from 7-9 pm and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held on Saturday at 2 pm from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at the funeral home with Pastor Gordon Cooke and Pastor Lewis Seeley officiating. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. In Johnny's memory, donations to the Alzheimer's Society, the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 18, 2003.

SCOTT, ALBERTA LORENA "Betty" - At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on Saturday, December 20, 2003, Mrs. Alberta (Betty) Lorena (McLaughlin) Scott, 78, wife of the Late Lenward (Clint) Scott of Pennfield, NB. Born in Honeydale, NB on August 27,1925 she was a daughter of the late Roy and Lillian (Scott) McLaughlin. A loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother she will be sadly missed by her daughter Carol Hatt (Eddie) of Pennfield, NB; two sons Marvin (Tracy) and Larry (Yvette) all of Blacks Harbour, NB; six grandchildren Paul Hatt (Jackie) of NS, Duane Scott (Susan) of Pennfield, Trudy Mahar (Randy) of Alberta, Amanda Scott of Edmonton, Jamie Scott of Pennfield and Bambi Scott (Jason) of Alberta; seven great grandchildren Chris Hatt, Stacie Hatt, Krysten Scott, Mathew Scott, Jessica Scott, Fallon Mahar and Alexandar Mahar; two brothers Charles and Guy McLaughlin; three sisters Joyce, Elva and Gracie; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by her sister Marie. Prior to her retirement Betty worked for Connors Bros, Blacks Harbour for 45 years. She was an avid Bingo player in her day and was a member of the Baptist Church in Pennfield.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Monday, December 22, 2003 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The service will be held at The Pennfield Baptist Church on Tuesday, December 23, 2003 at 2 p.m with Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating. Interment to take place in the spring. Donations to the Alzheimer Society or charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 23, 2003.

BROWN, ERNEST FREDERICK "Fred" - At Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, on December 29, 2003, following a lengthy illness, Mr. Ernest Frederick Brown, husband of the late Miriam Elizabeth (Rooney) Brown, of New River, NB.
    Born on Campobello Island, NB on February 7, 1922, he was a son of the late Harry Elton Brown and Elsie Maude (Carter) Brown. A loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Ernest is survived by seven daughters, Kathleen (Lester) Legacy of New River, NB, Ernestine (Paul) Saulnier of Metaghan, NS, Brenda (George) Tweety of Oshawa, ON, Olive (Eldon) Fox of Canterbury, NB, Pam (Blake) Doucette of Pennfield, NB, Mary (Glen) Dow of Nackawic, NB, and Dorothy (Wilfred) McAdam of Seeleyís Cove, NB; two sons, Ernest Jr. of New River, NB and Ronald (Dawn) of Quispamsis, NB; six sisters, Hazel Newman, Beatrice Archer, Dorothy Haggerty, Florence Miller (Philip), Marie Murphy and Adrianne Cline (Michael); 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four brothers and three sisters.
    Ernest served from 1939 Ė 1945 in the Canadian Army in France, Germany and Normandy. He worked for Security at Connors Bros. Ltd. in Blacks Harbour. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the outdoors.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, with visiting on Tuesday from 7-9 pm and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel, at the funeral home, with Rev.Gordon Cooke Jr. officiating, at 2 pm Thursday, January 1st, 2004. Interment in Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring.
    In Ernestís memory, donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 31, 2003 & St. George Funeral Home website.

GRANT, HERBERT BERKLEY "Herbie"- Peacefully, at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB, on April 21, 2004, Mr. Herbert Berkley Grant of Beaver Harbour, NB in his 57th year. Born in Philipís Harbour, Nova Scotia on November 28, 1947, he was a son of the late Joseph and Leila (Penny) Grant. A loving brother and uncle, he is survived by two brothers, Reginald (Sonia) and Barry (Joanne), both of Beaver Harbour, NB; four sisters, Jean Macumber of Utopia, NB, Betty (Bernie) Flavin of Saint John, NB, Joice (Bill) Mitchell of Trenton, ON, and Debbie (Gary) Carvell of Beaver Harbour, NB; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Herbie was pre-deceased by three brothers, Don, Frank and Edward and one sister, Joan Wright.
    Herbie worked for Connors Bros. Ltd. for 39 years as a maintenance mechanic. He was an avid baseball and hockey fan, who also enjoyed fishing and reading, and loved music.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB from where the service will be held on Saturday at 2 pm from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Interment will follow in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Herbieís memory, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - April 23, 2004 & St. George Funeral Home website.

THERIAULT, HERBERT SCOTT "Herbie" - At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on April 21, 2004, Mr. Herbert Scott Theriault, in his 100th year, husband of the late Cora Mae (Stanton) Theriault, of Utopia, NB. Born in East Ferry, Digby County, Nova Scotia, on November 16, 1904, he was a son of the late Leonard and Sophia (Weaver) Theriault. A very loving uncle, he is survived by nieces Beverly and Irene of Norway, Inez Daley and Rita Haight, both of Nova Scotia, Elizabeth Kingston of Pennfield, NB, and Hazel Gillespie (Harold) of Utopia, NB; nephews, Clyde Stanton of Los Angeles, CA and Carmen Stanton of Granville, NS; several great-nieces and great-nephews, and his 'most special house keeper in the worldí, Lisa Breau of Pennfield, NB. Besides his loving wife Cora, he was pre-deceased by two brothers, Gordon and Vernon; three sisters, Marjorie, Inez and Lena. Herbie was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
    Herbie was a long time member of the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour. He was a self-employed fisherman for many years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and loved eating lobster. In his earlier years, he enjoyed bowling.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB from where the funeral will be held at 2:00 pm Monday at The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel with Rev. Bruce Cheney and Rev. Charles Yerxa officiating, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Herbieís memory, donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - April 23, 2004 & St. George Funeral Home website.

WILCOX, JOHN WILLIAM- The death of Mr. John William Wilcox of Pennfield Ridge, NB, husband of Patsy (Thomas) Wilcox, occurred unexpectedly at Back Bay, NB, on Saturday, May 8, 2004.
    Born in St. Stephen, NB, on November 29, 1940, he was a son of the late Leonard Parlee and Eileen Doris (OíBrien) Wilcox. Besides his loving wife Patsy, John is survived by one son Thomas (Victoria) of Pennfield, NB, two daughters, Tina Wilcox of Pennfield, NB, and Tammy Wilcox (John Doiron) of Saint John, NB, one brother, David (Connie) of Rothesay, NB, and one sister, Mary Eileen Wilcox of Halifax, NS, several nieces and nephews. John was a member of the St. George Masonic Lodge # 12 F& AM, a member of the Charlotte County Shrine Club, in the Luxor Temple Flag Unit, a member and Boand member of the St. George Presbyterian Kirk, John retired from Connors Brothers a former employee of the Can and Cover division.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Monday, from 7 to 9 pm., and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The service will be held at 2 pm at The St. George Presbyterian Kirk on Wednesday, May 12, 2004, with Erik Kraglund and Canon David Genge officiating. Interment will follow at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. A Masonic Lodge Tribute will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday Evening at 7 pm. Donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 10, 2004 & St. George Funeral Home website.

HARDY, ANNIE HOPENIA - Peacefully, at Yvonneís Special Care Home, Titusville, NB on May 16, 2004, Mrs. Annie Hopenia Hardy, 92, wife of the late Perley Hardy. Born in Digby, Nova Scotia on November 19, 1911, she was a daughter of the late Edward Chase Campbell and Stella Rose Neill (Dixon) Campbell. She is survived by one son, Stephen of Saint John, NB; two daughters, Gladys LaKing of Saint John, NB and Dorothy Westcott of LíEtete, NB; two sisters, Kathleen Campbell of Pocologan, NB and Marion ďRubyĒ Boyd of Pennfield, NB; several grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; special care giver, Mary L. Chiasson. She was pre-deceased by three brothers, Wally, Burpie and Neddie, and three sisters, Ethel, Mildred and Eva.
    In her earlier years, Annie had worked as a fish packer for Connorís Bros. Ltd., Blacks Harbour, NB. Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB from where the service will be held in the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Wednesday at 11:00 am, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Annieís memory, donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 18, 2004 & St. George Funeral Home website.

ELDRIDGE, VIDA GRACE - The death of Mrs. Vida Eldridge, age 99 years, wife of the late Harold F. Eldridge, occurred on Monday, May 24, 2004 at the Loch Lomond Villa Nursing Home, Saint John, NB.
    Born February 9, 1905 in Saint John, a daughter of the late Sidney and Emily (Burgess) Gibbs, graduated from Saint John High School, worked for NB Telephone Company, the Registered Nurses Association, the Red Cross, the National Film Board and Centracare. Vida was a member of the Lancaster Baptist Church and Beaver Harbour Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and doing needlepoint. Vida and Harold enjoyed many years of traveling and entertaining their many friends.
    Survived by her daughter, Barbara and son-in-law, Ernest Eldridge; granddaughter, Miriam Hartley) Avery; grandson, Tom (Marsha) Eldridge; great-grandchildren, Heather Avery, Cailin (Corey) Richard and Devon Eldridge and special caregiver, Gloria Perrin. Predeceased by her husband, parents and sister, Vera Fairbrother.
    By request of the family there will be no visiting at the Funeral Home. Following cremation a Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, May 27, 2004 at the Loch Lomond Villa Nursing Home Chapel at 2:00 pm. Interment will take place on Monday, May 31, 2004 in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Loch Lomond Villa Inc., the Canadian National Institute for the Blind or a charity of the donor's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 25, 2004 & Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home website.

LEIGHTON, GLENNA FRANCES - The death of Glenna Frances Leighton of Pennfield, New Brunswick occurred on July 21, 2004 at the Saint John Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Beaver Harbour, New Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late Almon and Lucy (Pond) Hawkins.
    Predeceased by her husband Wilfred Leighton; sisters Vera French and Mary Irish; brothers Adolphus, Garland and Tommy Hawkins; grandson Michael Leighton; great great grandsons Bobby Lee and Jacob. She is survived by daughters, Frances (Edward) Spear, Arlene (Clarence) Johnston, Linda Holmes (John Bires), Audrey (Gene) Garnett, Janet Leighton and Lana (Rickey) Polland; sons, Edwin (Maria) Leighton, Reid (Joan) Leighton and Carson (Bonnie) Leighton; sister Clara Turner; brothers, Arnold, Johnny and Harry Hawkins; 23 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
     Resting at the Pennfield United Baptist Church with visiting on Saturday evening from 7 to 9 pm. The funeral will be held 2 pm Sunday from the church with Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating. Interment will take place in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. MacDonald Select Community Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, New Brunswick in care of arrangements.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - July 24, 2004 & McDonald Select Community Funeral Home website.

JUSTASON, ELEANOR ELIZABETH - The death of Mrs. Eleanor Elizabeth (Gaudet) Justason, of Lincourt Manor, St. Stephen, NB., formerly of Pennfield, NB, wife of the late Alden Cleveland Justason (Allie), occurred at her residence on Saturday, August 14, 2004.
    Born at Weymouth North, Digby Co., NS., on October 6, 1910, she was a daughter of the late Frederick George Gaudet and Ethel Delila (Weaver) Gaudet.
    Eleanor is survived by one son; Cleveland Justason (Mary Ann) of Pennfield; one sister; Ethel Doucette of Blacks Harbour; two half sisters; Julia Hawkins of St. George, NB; and Juanita Cheney of Saint John; one half brother; Stephen Fowler Frederick Gaudett of LíEtete, NB; several nieces, nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers; Hanford Gaudett, and William Gaudett; one sister Kathleen Cooke; two half sisters, Velma Leeman; and Jenny Patterson.
    Eleanor worked many years as a cook at the Fundy Health Center, Blacks Harbour, NB. She was a member of the Harbour View Senior Citizens Club, a member of the Calvary United Baptist Church, Past Grand Mistress, Right Worshipful Grand Lodge, NB, a member of the Crystal Chapter # 13, Saint John, NB, Honorary member of Pythian Sisters Maple Leaf # 30, Milltown, NB, and a member of the L.O.B.A. # 934 Lepreau, NB., over 50 years.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Monday, August 16, 2004, from 7 to 9 pm., Tuesday August 17, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.
    The service will be held at Calvary United Baptist Church, Blacks Harbour, NB, on Wednesday, August 18, 2004, at 2: 00 pm with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Interment will follow in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, Donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
    The Ladies Orange Benevolent Association will hold a Memorial Service on Tuesday evening 7:00 pm at the Funeral Home.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - August 16, 2004 & St. George Funeral Home website.

McGARRIGLE, LORNE ELMER - Peacefully, at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB, on September 2, 2004, Mr. Lorne Elmer McGarrigle, husband of Helen (Justason) McGarrigle, of Blacks Harbour, NB, and the late Donaldine (Bradford) McGarrigle.
    Born at St. George, NB, on April 4, 1926, he was a son of the late James M. and Seretha (Leavitt) McGarrigle. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother, Lorne is survived, besides his wife, by three sons, Lorne Jr. ďSonnyĒ (Pam) of Halifax, NS, Colin (Ruth) of Pennfield, NB, Frank (Norene) of Blacks Harbour, NB; four daughters, Brenda (Norman) Gaudet of Pennfield, NB, Lorna (Gorman) Harris of Utopia, Mary Bustard of Langley, BC, Coralee Sommerville of Baxterís Corner, NB; 19 grandchildren, 13 great Ė grandchildren; five brothers, James McGarrigle, Kenny McGarrigle, Gerald McGarrigle, all of Blacks Harbour, NB, Everett McGarrigle of Tracadie, NB, and Wesley McGarrigle, of St. Stephen, NB; three sisters, Florence Leavitt of Back Bay, NB, Doris Nason, of St. George, NB, and Emma Maillet, of Blacks Harbour, NB; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his first wife, Donaldine, and two sisters, Mary Walsh and Linda Matheson, and one brother William.
    Lorne worked for 54 years for Connors Bros. Ltd. as a labourer. For the last 15 years of his working career, he worked at the Fundy Arena until his retirement. He was an avid sports fan and took active part in the local sports circuit, having been one of the founding fathers of the Blacks Harbour Silver Kings and former owner of the Blacks Harbour Junior Silver Kings. He also was Head Coach and General Manager for the former Blacks Harbour Brunswick's Baseball Team for many years. He enjoyed fishing and claming and was an honorary member of the Charlotte Fundy Kins Club.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church, Blacks Harbour, NB, from where the service will be held on Sunday, September 5, 2004 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Bruce Cheney officiating. Visiting hours at the church on Friday and Saturday, September 3 & 4th, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Interment will follow at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Lorneís memory, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Fundy Nursing Home Expansion Project, or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB entrusted with the arrangements.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - September 3, 2004 & The St. George Funeral Home website.

PARKS, TILLEY BEACHER - The death of Tilley Beacher Parks, Manor Road, St. George, NB, husband of Mildred Lillian (Leavitt) Parks, occurred on September 7, 2004 at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB. Born in St. George, NB on September 8, 1924, he was a son of the late Robert E. and Ethel (Seamans) Parks.
    A veteran of WWII, Tilley served in Europe, France, Belgium and England with the Calgary Highlanders Canadian Infantry Company 6 Platoon. He was a plumber by trade.
    Surviving besides his wife, Mildred, are five sons, Larry Parks (Bonnie), Michael, both of St. George, Richard (Sally), Robert (Penny), and James, all of Manor Road, Canal; one daughter, Brenda Hanley (Carl) of Back Bay; one brother, Hazen of St. George; two sisters, Sadie Calder of Deer Island and Alberta Cooke (Carson) of LíEtang; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by a daughter, Lori Jane; four brothers, Hughie, Raymond, Douglas and Robert; and four sisters, Lila, Ethel, Rose and Lilly.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held on Friday, September 10th, at 5:00 pm from the United Pentecostal Church, Blacks Harbour, with Rev. Stanley OíDonnel and Vernon Bustard officiating. Interment to follow in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Tilleyís memory, donations to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation or the NB Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. A Legion Tribute Service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 7:00 pm.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - September 9, 2004 & The St. George Funeral Home website.

ELDRIDGE, GILBERT EDWIN" "Gib" - The death of Mr. Gilbert "Gib" Edwin Eldridge, husband of Amy Mary (Birch) Eldridge occurred unexpectedly at his residence in Beaver Harbour, NB on Wednesday October 6, 2004.
    Born in Beaver Harbour, NB on July 21, 1919, he was a son of the late Oscar and Mildred (Cross) Eldridge. Gib worked as a Fisheries Officer, over 35 years, covering St. Andrews and St. George, NB. A survivor of the Trentonim, Gib served overseas with the Navy, in WWII. A member of the Blacks Harbour Legion, Branch # 39. Surviving besides his wife Amy, is a son Allan Eldridge (Dawn) of St. George, NB., one sister Myrtle (Honey) Ralston of Beaver Harbour, three grandchildren, Amber, Ashley, and Wendy, four nieces, Norma, Hazel, Cindy, and Faye.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Thursday October 7, 2004, from 7 to 9 pm. The service will be held at The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel, at the St. George Funeral Home on Friday, October 8, 2004, at 11:00 am. with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Interment will follow in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. A Legion Tribute will be held at the St. George Funeral Home, on Thursday evening at 7:00 pm.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - October 7, 2004 & St. George Funeral Home website.

STEEN, BLANCHE MAE - The death of Mrs. Blanche Mae Steen, age 83, wife of William Allan Steen, occurred on Sunday, October 24, 2004, at her residence in Breadalbane, NB.
    Born in Lubec, Maine, on December 8, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Maxwell Percy and Charlotte Lottie (Patterson) Wilcox. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she is survived by her husband, William; a son, Russell (Olive) of Breadalbane, NB; a daughter, Sheila McCourt (David) of Arden, ON; three grandchildren, Patrick McCourt, Julie Morrison (Colin), and Diane Scharfenberg; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her daughter, Ellen Scharfenberg; two sisters, Alberta Lane and Lena Donohue; two brothers, Irvin Wilcox and Max Wilcox. Blanche was a member of the St. George Baptist Church.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Monday, October 25th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held at The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at the St. George Funeral Home on October 26, 2004 at 1:00 pm with Rev. Charles Yerxa officiating. Interment will follow in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - October 25, 2004 & St. George Funeral Home website.

RICHARDSON, NAOMIE FRANCES "Nonie" - The death of Naomie Frances (Urquhart) Richardson, of Blacks Harbour, NB, wife of the late Albert Gilman Richardson, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on November 15, 2004. Born in Castalia, Grand Manan, NB on April 28, 1909, she was a daughter of the late Otis and Cora (Fleet) Urquhart. A beloved mother and grandmother, Naomie is survived by one daughter, Audrey (Sheldon) Wilcox of Pennfield; three sons, Clinton (Joan) of St. Stephen, Austin (Mary) of Blacks Harbour, Hanley (Kay) of Greentown, Indiana; 8 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; two sisters, Ruth (Weldon) Theriault and Lillias (Melvin) Justason, all of Pennfield. She was pre-deceased by one brother, Gordon (Anna) Urquhart.
    Resting at the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church from where the service will be held on Wednesday, November 17th at 2:00 pm, with Rev. Bruce Cheney officiating, followed by interment in Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting on Tuesday, November 16th, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - November 16, 20004 & St. George Funeral Home website.

SCOTT, CLAUDE FRANCIS - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB, on November 17, 2004, following a lengthy illness, Mr. Claude Francis Scott, husband of Eunice S. (Cook) Scott of Pennfield, NB.
    Born in Honey Dale, NB on March 4, 1949, he was a son of Madeline A. (McLaughlin) and the late Melvin Scott.
    A loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother, he is survived besides his wife, by his mother, Madeline; one son, Greg (Joanne) Scott of Blacks Harbour; one daughter, Jennifer Scott of Pennfield; four grandchildren, Kendall, Caleb, Kala and Kristy; three brothers, Eric (Emily) Scott of Pennfield, Brian Scott of Fredericton, James (Mary) of Blacks Harbour; three sisters, Melva Murray of Blacks Harbour, Brenda (Malcolm) Tucker of Pennfield and Juliette Scott of St. Stephen; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Claude was pre-deceased by two brothers, Allan and Stephen.
    Claude had been employed with Connors Brothers Ltd. for over 30 years as a By-products Operator at the Fish Meal Plant. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved the outdoors.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, with visiting on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.
    The service will be held on Saturday at 2 pm, from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel, at the funeral home, with Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating, followed by interment in Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
    In Claudeís memory, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society, or a charity of the donorís choice, would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: St. George Funeral Home website.

WILLIAMS, ARTHUR EDWARD "Artie" - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on January 12, 2005, Mr. Arthur Edward Williams, in his 57th year, husband of Lois Arlene (Beney) Williams of Pocologan, NB.
    Artie was born in Saint John on February 12, 1948, and was a son of the late Ulmont (Benny) Arthur Williams and Doris Melvina (Justason) Williams.
    A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, Artie is survived, besides his wife, by one daughter, Lori (Junior Burt) of Pocologan; two sons, Michael (Daphne) Williams of St. George and Russell Williams of Pocologan; three grandchildren, Kyle Gagnon, Julia Gagnon and Emma Williams; one sister, Nancy (Mrs. Donald Waugh) of Saint John; two aunts, Louise (Art) Gillmor of Bonny River and Clara McLean of New River; three uncles, Maurice Justason of Oromocto, Ernest Justason of Red Head and Murray Justason of Sussex; several cousins, two nieces and two nephews. He was pre-deceased by one daughter, Mary Eileen.
    Artie had been an employee at the Atlantic Sugar Refinery for 16 years. Artie was an avid hunter, flounder fisherman and enjoyed outdoor activities, especially at his camp. At Artieís request, there will be no visiting at the funeral home.
    A memorial service will be held at the funeral home in The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Saturday, January 15th at 2 pm, with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating.
    In lieu of flowers, donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada (Atlantic Division), or a charity of the donorís choice, would be appreciated by the family.
    Arrangements entrusted to the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - January 13, 2005 & St. George Funeral Home website.

SPICER, MALBY LEASON - Surrounded by his loving family, the death of Malby Leason Spicer, husband of Mary Laura (Tidd) Spicer, occurred at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB on January 14, 2005.
    Born in Harbourville, NS on February 26, 1924, he was a son of the late Emerson Lorne and Alice Christine (Swindul) Spicer.
    Malby is survived, besides his wife, by one daughter, Sharon (Neil) Boudreau of Beaver Harbour; three sons, Ronald (Mary Lou) of St. Stephen, Bedford (Paula) and Robert (Heather), all of Beaver Harbour; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth Ogilvy of Harbourville, NS and Alice (Carmen) Hazelwood of Kingston, NS; many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was pre-deceased by one daughter, Glenna.
    Malby worked as a Foreman for Connors Bros. Ltd. in Beaver Harbour for 34 years. A loving father, grandfather and family man, he loved playing the guitar and singing in the choir of the Beaver Harbour Baptist Church, of which he was a member.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.
    The service will be held at 2 pm Tuesday, January 18th from the Beaver Harbour Baptist Church, with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society, or a charity of the donorís choice, would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal  (Saint John, NB) - January 17, 2005 & St. George Funeral Home website.

JUSTASON, EDWIN WILLIAM "Eddie" - The death of Edwin William Justason, 90, of Pennfield, husband of 59 years to Avril (Wright) Justason, occurred at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on January 27, 2005.
    Born in Beaver Harbour, NB on December 23, 1914, he was a son of the late Edwin Colin and Alma Gertrude (Eldridge) Justason. Besides his wife, Avril, Edwin is survived by three daughters, Marsha Duncan (Daniel) of Oakville, ON, Denise Stewart (Wayne) of Pennfield, and Geraldine Rogers (James) of Saint John; one sister, Hilda Smith of Florida; and seven grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by one brother, Harold and two sisters, Muriel and Leila.
    For over 30 years, Edwin worked at various jobs for Connors Bros. Ltd. in Blacks Harbour. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #39, Blacks Harbour for 50 years, and was a member of the Pennfield Lions Club. He had a great love of hockey, and was a coach to many children in the intramural ages from youngsters to teens. He also had a passion for watching football on TV.
    The service will be held from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel, at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, on Sunday, January 30th, at 2 pm, with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Visiting at the funeral home on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Legion Tribute will be held at the funeral home at 7 pm on Saturday evening. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation, or a charity of the donor's choice, would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal - January 29, 2005 & St. George Funeral Home website.

McGARRIGLE, JAMES MATTHEW "Jimmy" - Peacefully, at the Passamaquoddy Lodge, St. Andrews, NB on January 31, 2005, Mr. James Matthew McGarrigle, husband of the late Sarah M. (Stewart) McGarrigle, formerly of Blacks Harbour, NB. Born in St. George, NB on November 22, 1926, he was a son of the late James M. and Seretha (Leavitt) McGarrigle. A loving father, grandfather and brother, he is survived by one son, George (Debbie) of Pennfield; one daughter, Syritha McGarrigle of Blacks Harbour; two grandchildren, Brent and Alisha McGarrigle; two great-grandchildren, Hillary and Kyle; four brothers, Kenny (Wanita), Gerald McGarrigle, all of Blacks Harbour, Everett (Thelma) of Tracadie, and Wesley (Pam) of St. Stephen; three sisters, Florence Leavitt of Back Bay, Doris Nason of St. George and Emma Maillet of Blacks Harbour; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was pre-deceased besides his wife and parents, by a grandson, Troy McGarrigle; two sisters, Mary Walsh and Linda Matheson; two brothers, Bill and Lorne McGarrigle.
    James was a labourer/machine operator for Connors Bros. Ltd., Can & Cover Division, for over 30 years prior to his retirement. He was a quiet man who enjoyed TV and meeting his friends at the St. George Mall. Though his stay at Passamaquoddy Lodge was brief, he made a whole new family there.    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, with visiting on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Wednesday at 2 pm, with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Interment at Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. In Jamesí memory, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society, the Alzheimer Society, or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - February 1, 2005 & St. George Funeral Home website.

WRIGHT, HERBERT "EMERSON" - Unexpectedly at his residence in Beaver Harbour, NB on February 8, 2005, Mr. H. Emerson Wright, husband of the late Joan Isabel (Grant) Wright. Born in Beaver Harbour on April 21, 1939, he was a son of the late Harry T. and Helen Belle (Fountain) Wright. A loving father, grandfather and brother, he is survived by three sons, Derrick (Jennifer) Wright of St. George, Peter (Wendy) Wright and Ricky Wright (Velda Leslie), both of Beaver Harbour; one daughter, Sarah (Craig Hamilton) of Beaver Harbour; 6 grandchildren, Jessica, Mallory, Melissa, Benjamin, Katlyn, and Nicholas; one brother, Barton Wright (Joanne Wilson) of Bay Side, NB; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his wife, he was pre-deceased by two sisters, Eloise Wright and Greta McRae.
    Prior to his retirement, Emerson was employed by Heritage Salmon, and previously by Connors Bros. Ltd. in Beaver Harbour as a Cold Storage Foreman, where he worked for 28 years. He loved fishing and hunting and was an avid gardener. He enjoyed sports, especially baseball.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB with visiting on Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held on Friday at 2 pm from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Interment in Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. In Emersonís memory, donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - February 10, 2005 & St. George Funeral Home website.

WHALEN, RICHARD WILEY - Richard Whalen, husband of Linda Whalen, of Moncton, passed away peacefully at the Dr. Georges L. Dumont Hospital on Wednesday, March 9th, 2005. Born in Moncton, October 17, 1948, he was the son of Margaret Whalen (Coates) and the late Paul Whalen. He was an inspection manager NB Coastal, Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Richard had a passion for salmon fly fishing on the Miramichi, he enjoyed classic Chevs and was a member of the Mountain View United Church. Richard was a kind man who was always willing to help others.
    He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Linda (McDowell), a daughter Jillian at home, a son Mark (Linda) of Dartmouth, his mother Margaret, brothers Jim (Laura), Danny (Margaret Ann) all of Moncton, a sister Cathy LeBlanc (Gilles) of Oakville, ON., in-laws Keith & Clara McDowell, Wayne & Sally McDowell, Peggy & Bill Justason all of Pennfield, NB as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Paul in 1972.
    At Richard's request, there will be no visitation prior to the funeral service to be held from Mountain View United Church, 85 MacBeath Avenue, Moncton on Saturday, March 12th at 11:00 AM. A reception for Richard's friends and family will follow the service in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Oncology Center or the Palliative Care Unit of the Dr. Georges L. Dumont Hospital would be appreciated.
    Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring.
    Fair Haven Funeral Home, 1177 Salisbury Road, Moncton, entrusted with arrangements.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - March 10, 2005 & Fair Haven Funeral Home website.

WILCOX, ETHEL JANE - Peacefully, in her 103rd year, at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB, Mrs. Ethel Jane (Leavitt) Wilcox, wife of the late Earle L. Wilcox, entered into the presence of her Lord and Saviour on April 29, 2005. Born at Leavittís Head, Back Bay, NB on April 25, 1903, the daughter of the late John and Sarah (Harris) Leavitt, she is survived by six children, Ida (Gerald) McCoy of Saint John, Carroll (Neata) Wilcox of Truro, NS, Hazel Tidd of Kamsack, SK, Mary (Bev) Doucette of Quispamsis, Marie Wilcox of Saint John and Alice (Murray) Thorne of Esteyís Bridge, NB; special daughter-in-law, Kay Wilcox of St. George; 24 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; sister, Bessie Hanley; brothers Ken Leavitt and Octave Leavitt; sisters-in-law, Gladys Spray and Bessie Wickett. Besides her beloved husband and her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Leo; daughter Lelia (in infancy); sister, Martha; brothers, Basil, Otis, and Melvin; and son-in-law, Sherwood Tidd.
    A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she was the oldest living member of the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church. A long-time resident of Blacks Harbour, she worked for many years at Connors Bros. Ltd.
    Resting at the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church with the funeral service at 11:00 am Monday, May 2, 2005, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Fundy Nursing Home Memorial Chapel, or a charity of the donorís choice, would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - April 30, 2005 & St. George Funeral Home website.

HANLON, JEAN BARBARA - The death of Mrs. Jean Barbara Hanlon, 58, of Campbell Street, St. George, devoted wife to Dave William Hanlon, occurred on Thursday, June 2, 2005 at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB. Born in Chatham, NB on November 19, 1946, she was a daughter of the late Theodore Wilkins and Ruth (Walls) Harrison. Surviving besides her husband, Dave, are her loving children, Tim Hanlon (Loretta) of Pennfield, Dwayne Hanlon (Stephanie) of Rusagonis, NB; sisters, Deborah Mitton (Steven) of Hammond River, Nancy Jones (George) of Red Head, Cheryl Harrison of Saint John; brothers, David Harrison (Sheila) of Quispamsis, Wayne Harrison (Ross), John Harrison (Vanda), Hayward Harrison (Joyce), Barry Harrison (Cathy), all of Saint John; cherished grandchildren, Mitchel Hanlon, Kelsey Hanlon, and Mikayla Hanlon; several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
   There will be no visitation by family request. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 5th at 2 pm from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at St. George Funeral Home, with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. In Jean's memory, donations to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. A private interment will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - June 4, 2005.

MORDEN, JOHN CRAWFORD - Peacefully while sleeping, at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB, Mr. John Crawford Morden, 85, of Pocologan, NB, husband of the late Winnifred Jean (Ellis) Morden. Born in Redvers, Saskatchewan on October 13, 1919, he was the son of John Albert and Mary Ann (Atkins) Morden. A loving father, he is survived by one son, John (Gisele) Morden of Pocologan; two grandchildren, Tracy and Scott Morden of Pocologan; one sister, Mildred Amelia Thorne of Moosomin, Saskatchewan; several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by a brother at infancy, Gerald Arthur Morden.
    John joined the R.C.A.F. in September 1940 and was discharged in the fall of 1945. In August of 1941, he went to the U.K., and after various postings in England, volunteered to go to the Middle East. He joined 37 Squadron (R.A.F.) in January 1942 and operated out of Egypt and the Western Desert. He completed his tour in July 1942 and returned to Canada where he spent the rest of the war. In 1947 he joined the R.A.F. and went back to England. He was on the Berlin Airlift in 1948-49 and did 350 lifts into Berlin. He left the R.A.F. in 1951 after his time was completed and came back to Canada. He the joined Maritime Central Airways. He retired as Vice President-Operations for Nordair (a subsidiary of MCA) in 1981.
    Arrangements entrusted to St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB E5C 3L6, from where the service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, June 17th, from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at the funeral home, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting will be held on Thursday, June 16th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Johnís memory, donations to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation, or a charity of the donorís choice, would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal  (Saint John, NB) - June 14, 2005 & St. George Funeral Home website.

JUSTASON, MELVIN LESLIE - The death of Mr. Melvin Leslie Justason of Ridgewood Veteranís Wing, Saint John, NB formerly of Pennfield, NB, husband of Lillias Marion (Urquhart) Justason occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on July 2, 2005.
    Born in Pennfield, NB on July 21, 1924 he was a son of the late Rueben and Della (Maxwell) Justason. A veteran of WWII serving in the Army, with the North Shore Regiment, he was employed with the Lake Utopia Paper as a Stationary Engineer for 17 years. Melvin was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 40, St. George, a member of the Wesleyan Church, Blacks Harbour, a volunteer Fire Fighter with the Pennfield Fire Dept., and a member of the Pennfield Seniors Club.
    Besides his wife Lillias, he is survived by one son Richard Justason of Pennfield, NB, one daughter Jane Ryan of Saint John, NB; one brother Alfred of Vancouver Island, BC; one sisters Bessie McLanaghan (James) of Pennfield, NB, and one grandchild Catherine Ryan, several nieces, nephews. Melvin was predeceased by his brothers and sisters.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church Blacks Harbour, NB, from where the service will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2005 at 2:00 pm, with Rev. Bruce Cheney officiating. Visiting at the church will be on Monday, July 4, 2005, from 2 to 4 pm only. Interment will follow in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family. A Legion Tribute in Melvin's Memory will be held at the church on Monday afternoon at 2:00 pm.. St. George Funeral Home 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB entrusted with the arrangements.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - July 4, 2005 & St. George Funeral Home website.

RICHARD, MOISE GERARD - Following a lengthy illness, the death of Mr. Moise Gerard Richard of Blacks Harbour, NB, Devoted husband to Florence Lillian (Thompson) Richard, occurred on Saturday July 16, 2005 at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, with his family at his side.
    Born in Rogersville, NB, on May 19, 1938, he was a son of the late Moise Joseph and Alice (Dorin) Richard. Moise was employed with Connors Brothers, Blacks Harbour as a labourer for a number of years, an avid hunter, fisherman, he loved the outdoors and had a great love for all animals and was known for his ability to tame anything. Besides his wife, Florence he leaves to mourn his children Timmy Richard of St. Stephen, NB, David Richard of Sussex, NB, Marlene Moffatt (Peter), Darlene Johnson (Wade), all of Blacks Harbour, NB; Brothers Andrew Richard (Bertha), Frank Richard (Sadie) both of Blacks Harbour, NB, Lawrence Richard of St. George, NB. Leo Richard (Mary), John Richard (Glennis) both of Blacks Harbour, NB and Tom Richard (Bonnie) of Florida; Sisters Lodia Larose (Raymond) of Ottawa, ON, Alexina Arsenault (Joe) of St. Stephen, NB and Marion Wallace (Henry) of Saint John, NB.; seventeen grandchildren; five great grandchildren. Moise was predeceased by grandchildren Jonathan Munn, Tara and Tasha Wilkinson, two sisters Mary Martin and Annie Arsenault and Brother Frank.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, from where the service will be held on Tuesday July 19, 2005, at 2:00 pm., from the The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at the St. George Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Scott officiating. Visiting hours on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Interment will follow in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: St. George Funeral Home Website.

JUSTASON, DELLA MARIE - Surrounded by her loving family, at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB, on Monday, August 8, 2005, Mrs. Della Marie (Leavitt) Justason, 95, wife of the late Basil Clarence Justason, of Blacks Harbour, passed away and went to meet her Lord in Heaven. Born in Back Bay, NB, on May 12, 1910, she was a daughter of the late James and Catherine (Hooper) Leavitt. A loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she is survived by two sons, Arthur (Nancy) Card of Pennfield and James (Phyllis) Justason of Beaver Harbour; two daughters, Marie (Ralph) Turner and Marlene Justason, both of Blacks Harbour; 21 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her loving husband, Basil, she was pre-deceased by one daughter, Joyce, seven sisters and three brothers. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
    Prior to her retirement, Della had been employed at Connors Bros. Ltd. for over 35 years. She was an avid quilter, and she and Basil traveled many miles on many roads throughout Canada. She was a long term member of the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church and was the oldest surviving member. Resting at the Wesleyan Church from where the service will be held on Thursday at 2 pm, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the church on Tuesday from 7-9 pm, and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Dellaís memory, donations to the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church, or a charity of the donorís choice, would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George. NB.
SOURCE: St. George Funeral Home website.

HARDY, STEPHEN FOSTER "Steve" - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on January 26, 2006, Mr. Stephen Foster Hardy of Saint John. Born at Pocologan on September 8, 1944, he was the son of the late Perley and Annie (Campbell) Hardy. He is survived by one daughter, Rustie Anna Lee (Hardy) Osborne, and one son, Stephen Douglas Hardy; their mother, Judy Stewart; one grandson, Nathaniel; one granddaughter, Hailey of Newfoundland; step-daughter, Rosemary of Saint John; two sisters, Gladys LaKing (Skip) of Saint John and Dorothy Westcott; caregiver and cousin, Marjorie (Bob) Bodaly of Pocologan; several aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. Stephen was quite an artist in his own right who sketched some beautiful scenes. He also wrote many poems and songs.
    Honoring Stephenís wishes, there will be no visiting or public funeral service. There will be a private graveside service at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery at a later date. We, the family, wish to thank the Staff of the Palliative Care Unit, 5C North, 4C North and the Emergency Ward of the Saint John Regional Hospital for their special care of Steve. In his memory, donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
    Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street (755-3533) St. George, NB E5C 3L6.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - January 30, 2006 & St. George Funeral Home website.

HATT, AUBREY LEROY - Peacefully at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB on February 12, 2006, Mr. Aubrey Leroy Hatt of Pennfield, NB, husband of Marjorie (Justason) Hatt.
    Born at Lake Utopia, NB, he was a son of the late Wellington and Ethel (Anderson) Hatt. He is survived by his wife; two daughters; Carolyn (Carmen) Coulton of Canal, NB; and Sandra (Peter) Hill of Black's Harbor, NB; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters; Hilda Christie of Utopia, NB; Alice (Alonzo) Hall of St. George, NB and Marjorie (Malcolm) Moses of Black's Harbour, NB; several nieces and nephews. Aubrey was predeceased by three sisters; Edith, Pearl and Laura; one brother, Arnold Sr.
    Aubrey was an independent trucker, a school bus contractor as well as a local car salesman. He was a Past Master of the St. George Masonic Lodge F & A.M. #12 as well a Shrine Member in the "Flag Unit" of the Luxor Temple, Saint John, NB. He was a Past Patron of the O.E.S. #15, Granite Chapter, St George, NB. In earlier years Aubrey enjoyed curling, hunting and snow-mobiling. He will be greatly missed by his family and by all of those who knew him.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St, St. George, NB with visiting hours on Monday from 2-4, 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2pm from the Pennfield United Baptist Church, with interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. The Masonic Lodge F& A.M. #12 and the O.E.S. #15 Granite Chapter will hold a tribute service on Monday at 7pm at the funeral home. Donations to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal  (Saint John, NB) - February 13, 2006 & St. George Funeral Home website.
TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES: Aubrey was also survived by one brother Sherman Hatt (Nov 29, 1933-Dec 12, 2006).

WRIGHT, ROSS REGINALD - Unexpectedly, at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB on March 14, 2006, Mr. Ross "Reginald" Wright, husband of the late Violet (Corbier) Wright, formerly of Beaver Harbour, NB. Born at Back Bay, NB on December 13, 1930, he was a son of the late Wendell and Gladys (Hooper) Wright. Reggie is survived by one son, David Corbier of Saint John, NB; one daughter, Deborah Andrews of Sacramento, CA; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Martin (Helvie) Wright of Terrace, BC and Frank (Betty) Wright of Beaver Harbour; three sisters, Shirley Wright of Toronto, ON, Elaine McLeese of Back Bay and Vivian Gauthier of Blacks Harbour; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was pre-deceased by a brother, Buddy (Darryl). Reggie was a steel worker by trade, and a self-employed labourer/carpenter.
    In earlier years, he was an avid fisherman, loved hunting and being a handyman. He was the longest surviving resident of the Fundy Nursing Home where he had spent the last 22 years. Resting at St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB E5C 3L6 with visiting o Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held on Thursday at 11 am from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. In Reggieís memory, donations to the Fundy Nursing Home, or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - March 15, 2006 & St. George Funeral Home website.

DOUGAN, LAWRENCE HENRY "Larry" - Surrounded by his loving family, Mr. Lawrence Henry Dougan, husband of the late Mildred Gertrude (Justason) Dougan, died at his residence in Blacks Harbour, NB on April 21, 2006.
    Born in Victoria, BC on May 23, 1919, he was a son of the late David Henry Dougan and Margaret (Alderdice) Dougan, both of Belfast, Ireland. He leaves to mourn his special companion, Anita Hennessey; his loving children, three daughters, Peggy (Murvin) Matheson of Back Bay, Carol Dougan of Blacks Harbour, Kathy (Bob) Peters of Quispamsis and five sons, Daniel (Judy) of Riverview, Mike (Marsha) of Blacks Harbour, Tim (Lori) of St. George, Peter (Diane) of Pennfield and Kenny (Pati) of Blacks Harbour; 14 beloved grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Albert Dougan of Souris, BC; extended family, Artie (Kathy) Hennessey of Blacks Harbour, Laura Skodje of Blacks Harbour and Susan (Rob) Mahoney of Pennfield; nine honorary grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Larry was predeceased by an infant daughter, Barbara and two brothers, David and Jim.
    Larry served in the R.C.A.F. in Pennfield, NB, Calgary, AB and Scoodic, NB as a firefighter. From there he came to Blacks Harbour to work for Connors Bros. Ltd. for 26 years, retiring as a foreman in the fishmeal plant. Larry was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Blacks Harbour Branch #39, the Brunswick Curling Club and the St. Stephen Golf Club. He was an avid dart player.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB, E5C 3L6 with visiting on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church in Blacks Harbour at 2 pm on Sunday, with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Following interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery, friends and family are invited back to the church for a reception. In Larryís memory, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society, or a charity of the donorís choice, would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - April 22, 2006 & St. George Funeral Home website.

THORNE, OSBORNE ROY - The death of Osborne Roy Thorne occurred at 9:45 am, June 3, 2006 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. It is with great sadness that the family of Osborne Thorne announces his passing after a lengthy illness with Alzheimerís and Parkinsonís disease at the age of 88 years young. Born In Saint John, NB he was the son of the late William Osborne Thorne and Myrtle Margarot (Devine) Thorne. Osborne was predeceased by his wife Nadine Elizabeth (Ginson) Thorne, brothers Norman James Thorne, Ralph William Thorne and sister Gertrude Myrtle (Thorne) Allen. He graduated from Saint John Vocational School and the NB Agriculture & Forestry College. He was a Choir Boy at St. Paulís Anglican Church for years. Member Saint John Ford V Eights & Fredericton Capitals Hockey Teams, the YMCA, an Avid Speed Skater. Enlisted in the Canadian Army then joined the Saint John Police Dept. His ventures included Thorneís Grandview Poultry & Hatchery Farm, Thorneís Sawmill & Lumber Company, Grandview Dairy Farm. Riverbend Tent and Trailer Park, Kingsway Materials Ltd. He hosted Radio Talk Show for Purina Feeds, a Carpenter by Trade, organized Charitable Fund Raisers with outdoor chicken barbeques, Thistle St. Andrews Curling Club, Sandy Point Community Club etc., 50 Year Canadian Red Cross Blood Donor. Past member of the NB Dairy Farmers Assn, Holstein Assn, Black Angus Assn., NB Wood Lot Producers Assn., Canadian Trotters Assn., American Trotters & Breeders Assn., SNB Prospecting Mining Assn., 56 year member of Masonic Lodge No. 22, member of Alzheimerís Society. He was a Man who enjoyed Singing, Dancing, Reading, watching Hockey, listening to Country Music, Old Time Fiddling, playing the Harmonic.
    In the hospital Prayers given before Death by Anglican Rev. Patricia Craig and Pentecostal Rev. James Fudge with Son Retired Detective Robert Osborne Thorne of the Saint John Police Department. He is survived by two brothers Gerald William Thorne of Alberta, and Donald Harold Thorne of Bloomfield, NB.
    Sadly missed by daughter Sandra Elizabeth (Thorne) Nickleson and Robert Nickleson, grandsons Robert and Danny of Witchita, Kansas, USA, son Robert Thorne and Lucille (Pratt) Thorne of Quispamsis, NB, granddaughter Christine Louise Thorne of Quispamsis, grandson Robbie and Gail (Evans) Thorne, great-grandson Bradley, of Calgary, AB, grandson Troy and Tina (Pollock) Thorne, great-grandchildren Stephanie and Jaylan, of Calgary, AB, grandson David and Carrie (Abric) Thorne, great-grandchildren Brendon, Madison, Nicholas, Lucas and Zachery, of Quispamsis, NB, great-grandchildren Michael and Jenna Holland of New Ross, NS, and many relatives, nieces, nephews and friends.
    A special thanks to the Staff of the Palliative Care Unit.
    Resting at Brenans Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, with visiting on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 9, 2006 at 1:00 pm from Brenanís Chapel. The Honorary Pallbearers are Chief Thomas Breen (retired), Inspector Kenneth Baxter (retired), Inspector Dallas Urquhart (retired), Detective Sergeant Wilfred Stewart (retired), Inspector Herbert Robertson (retired), RCMP Willard Scarff (retired), the late Inspector Brydon Little, and longtime friend Herb Hardy, Contractor. Interment will take place at Pennfield Ridge Community Cemetery. Remembrances made to the Alzheimerís Society would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - June 7, 2006 & Brenans Select Community Funeral Home website.

HAGGERTY, JAMES WAYNE - Unexpectedly at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston ON on October 17th 2006, Mr. James Wayne Haggerty, formerly of Pocologan NB. Born in Blacks Harbour on September 17th 1965, he was the son of Ralph and Nancy (McCullough) Haggerty. A loving son, brother and father, James is survived by four sons; James Crichton, Joseph Myott, Dale Crichton, David McLaughin his mother; Nancy (Gordon Dean) of Grand Manan NB, his father; Ralph (Berta Mattatall) of Dartmouth NS, one sister; Lorelei Haggerty of Halifax NS, one nephew; Damien Haggerty, Maternal Grandmother; Nancy McLean of St. George NB, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
    James was a known for his love of music, especially his passion for the guitar. More recently, he could be seen tying flies in his spare time.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St, St. George, NB from where the service will be held on Sunday, October 22nd , 2006 at 2:00 pm from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Keith Osborne officiating. Interment will follow at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting will take place on Saturday from 12-3 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Church of the Transfiguration or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - October 20, 2006 & St. George Funeral Home website.

MAHAR, HAZEL BELL - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital with her family by her side, on October 18, 2006, Mrs. Hazel Bell (Cooke) Mahar, wife of the late Sylvanus (Vene) Mahar of Blacks Harbour NB. Born in Blacks Harbour on June 27, 1931, she was a daughter of the late George and Madeline (Johnson) Cooke. A Loving and caring mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend she is survived by six sons; Howard (Shirley) of Truro NS, Robert (Betty) of Penticton BC, Roger (Rose) and David (Eliza) both of Blacks Harbour, Allen (Glenna) of Pennfield NB, Randall (Trudy) of Edmonton AB, six daughters; Dawn (Calvin) Justason, Norma (Gerald) Belliveau, Dorothy (Mike) Barry all of Pennfield, Lucy Tracy of Utopia NB, Janice (Ralph) Justason of Seelyes Cove, Beth Mahar at home, one son in law; Peter Seelye of Pennfield, two brothers; Wesley (Betty) of Pennfield, Ivan (Carolanne) of Beaver Harbour, two sisters; Beverly (Paul) Justason of Pennfield and Thelma (Joe) Chevarie of Saint John NB. She will be dearly missed by her cat, Baby, her 21 grandchildren and her 14 great grandchildren. Hazel was predeceased by one daughter; Patsy Seelye, three brothers; Chester, Allen and Harvie and four sisters; Bessie, Addie, Olive, and Avis.
    Hazel was a caring and kind soul. She enjoyed knitting and fishing with the ones she loved. She was a member of the Fundy Tides Seniors club and a past member of the Eastern Charlotte Lions Club. Hazel attended the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour, on Saturday from 7-9 pm and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Funeral service will take place from the church on Monday, October 23, 2006 at 2:00 pm with the Rev. Bruce Cheney officiating. Interment will follow at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Hazelís memory, donations to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St. St. George, NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - October 20, 2006 & St. George Funeral Home website.

BRADFORD, JOSEPH FRANCIS "Joey" - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB, on January 20, 2007, Mr. Joseph Francis Bradford Sr., husband of Ruby (Zwicker) Bradford of Pennfield, NB. Born in Blacks Harbour, NB on December 11, 1933, Joseph was a son of the late Walter and Margaret (Donahue) Bradford. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, he is survived by his wife Ruby, two sons; Joseph Bradford Jr. and Barry Bradford both of Blacks Harbour, two daughters; Trudy (Evans) Mailett of Pennfield, Stephanie (Darren) Pardy of Renforth, NB, six grandchildren; Joey, Jordon, Bradley, Necia, Darren, Taylor and Sandy, one brother; Grovener (Caroline) Bradford of Fredericton, NB, one sister; Lola Milbury of Toronto, ON, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, Joseph was predeceased by one son; Roderick John Bradford, one grandson; Roderick G. Bradford, five brothers; Walter, Marnie, Raymond, Vincent and Windsor, four sisters; Cavell, Jacqueline, Nellie and Sharon.
    Prior to his retirement, Joey worked for Connors Brothers for 45 years as a Shipper/Receiver in the warehouse division as well as a foreman. He was an avid Toronto Maple Leaf fan and also loved music, especially by his favourite performer Willie Nelson. Joey was a devoted family man who loved his family very much from his immediate to his large extended family. He was a member of the Apostolic Mission in Pennfield, NB.
    Resting at the Apostolic Mission, Pennfield NB, with visiting on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held from the church on Wednesday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Wade Bradford officiating, assisted by Pastor Reginald Ferris and Pastor Gordon Cooke. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society, or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St. St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - January 22, 2007 & St. George Funeral Home website.

OAGLES, LESLIE CARL - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB, on February 12th, 2007, Mr. Leslie Carl Oagles, husband of Mary Elvira (Scott) Oagles of Blacks Harbour, NB. Born in Massachusetts on May 10th, 1926, he was a son of the late James and Adelia (Nason) Oagles. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother he is survived by his loving wife Mary, three step daughters; Louise (Guy) McLaughlin of Blacks Harbour, Helen (Doug) Robbillard of Ottawa, ON., Erma Hanninton of Honeydale, one stepson Calvin Scott of St. Stephen, 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, one brother; Russell (Rose) Oagles of Florida, one sister in law; Beverly Oagels of Saint John NB, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Leslie was predeceased by his first wife Clara Oagles, a daughter Nancy, 2 step daughters; Barbara Thorne and Judy Ayotte, three brothers; Warren, Jim and George and a sister, Muriel Oagles.
    In his earlier years, Leslie drove tractor trailer in Ontario and following became a Pentecostal Minister and Evangelist and served the Lord for 40 years. He loved and played music and was a member of the Apostolic Mission Church in Pennfield, NB. Leslie was a Veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Merchant Marine Navy.
    Resting at the Apostolic Mission Church, Pennfield from where the service will be held on Thursday at 2:00 pm with Pastor Reginald Ferris and Pastor Phil Anderson officiating. Interment will take place in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the Spring. A Royal Canadian Legion tribute will be held at the church on Wednesday at 7 pm. Visiting at the church on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Lesís memory, donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - February 14, 2007 & St. George Funeral Home website.

FOSTER, EASTMAN WATTERS - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital on February 18, 2007, Mr. Eastman Watters Foster, husband of Mrs. Bertha Jean (MacDonald) Foster of Blacks Harbour NB. Born on Grand Manan Island NB, on March 26, 1926 he was a son of Prince and Fleda (Ingersoll) Foster. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother he is survived by his loving wife, Bertha; one son, Rev. Gary Foster of Waterloo, ON; two granddaughters, Jamie and Nicole Foster of Seeyles Cove; one brother, Edward (Marie) Tidd of Elliot Lake, ON; one sister, Marietta (Bud) Wormell of Blacks Harbour and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Eastman was predeceased by one son, Maynard; one brother, Ellis Foster and one half brother, Sherwood Tidd.
    Prior to his retirement, Eastman worked with Connorís Bros. for 50 years. He loved fishing and the water and attended the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour.
    Resting at the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour from where the service will be held on Wednesday at 2:00 pm. Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the Church on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Eastmanís memory donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St. St. George, NB
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - February 20, 2007 & St. George Funeral Home website.

WATSON, EARL VINCENT - Peacefully at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour, NB on April 14th, 2007, Mr. Earl V. Watson (The V-Man) husband of the late Jessie Alberta (Shaw) Watson, in his 97th year, of Blacks Harbour NB. Born in Canterbury NB on October 4th, 1910 he was a son of the late Grovenor and Ela (Keilty) Watson. A loving father, grandfather and brother he is survived by seven sons, Eric "Buddy" (Margaret) of Blacks Harbour, Murray (Phyllis) of St. George NB, Paul (Kathy) of Pennfield NB, Arthur (Ruth) of Saint John NB, Douglas (Eloise) of Porter Cove NB, David (Darlene) and Keith (Penny) both of Blacks Harbour; eight daughters, Shirley (Jim) Cameron of Digby NS, Pauline Russell of Pennfield, Mary Richardson of Hubbards NS, Jackie (Horace) Young of Pennfield, Carol (Russell) Surrette of Saint John, Debbie Watson of St. George, Margo (Hal) McLean of Hubbards and Kelly (Danny) Fellows of Pennfield; 55 grandchildren; 82 great grandchildren; and eight great great grandchildren; two sisters, Beulah Liddycoat and Gertrude Foster both of Hamilton ON; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his beloved wife, Jessie, Earl was predeceased by one son, Morris; one grandson, Stephen Douglas Watson; one daughter in law, Linda Watson; and two brother in laws, Dwayne Richardson and Gary Russell.
    Prior to his retirement, Earl was employed by Conner's Bros. for nearly 40 years as well as a lobster fisherman. He was a devoted family man and was an avid photographer who took thousands of photographs of Blacks Harbour events and surrounding areas. Most of his photographs of local news events appeared for many years in the St. Croix Courier and the Telegraph Journal. Earl was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Blacks Harbour and he loved reading his Bible.
    Resting at the United Pentecostal Church in Blacks Harbour NB, from where the service will be held on Wednesday at 2:00 pm followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the Church on Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. In Earl's memory donations to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - April 16, 2007 & St. George Funeral Home website.

WILCOX, VINTON EVERETT - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital on April 22, 2007, Mr. Vinton Everett Wilcox husband of Mrs. Leona (Robichaud) Wilcox of Utopia NB. Born in Wood Island, Grand Manan NB on February 13th, 1932, he was a son of the late Cecil and Ona (Benson) Wilcox. A loving husband, father grandfather and brother, besides his wife he is survived by six sons; Michael (Suzanne) of Pennfield NB, Robert (Angie) of Geary NB, Stephen Wilcox of Utopia, James (Rita) and Daniel (Patricia) both of Pennfield and David (Joyce) of Wainwright AB, one daughter; Peggy (Roger) McLaughlin of Saint John NB, 18 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, three brothers; Roger (Lois) of Utopia, Gerald (Marcia) of Saint John, Lloyd (Debbie) of Lincoln NB, two sisters; Mary (John) Thorne of Saint John and Rose Wilcox (Roland Chater) of Utopia, several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by one brother, Ernie Wilcox.
    Vinton served with the Canadian Armed Forces as a Crewman for 23 years. He was stationed at Borden, Petawawa and Gagetown. In 1964 he served a peace keeping tour in Cyprus. Both before and after his military career, Vinton also was a fisherman. He enjoyed reading, who loved westerns and war history. Vinton also loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB from where the service will be held, from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Wednesday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Bruce Cheney officiating, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home will be held on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 40 will hold a tribute service at the funeral home on Tuesday at 7:00 pm. In Vintonís memory, donations to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - April 24, 2007 & St. George Funeral Home website.

McCOMBIE, JACKIE ANN MARIE - Unexpected at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Sunday, May 6th, 2007, Baby Jackie Ann Marie McCombie, infant daughter of Donald Andrew McCombie Jr. and Tiffany Ann Johnson of Blacks Harbour NB. Besides her parents she is survived by a half brother; Donald Andrew McCombie the Third of Quispamsis NB, paternal grandparents; Donald and Dorothy McCombie of St. Stephen NB, maternal grandfather, Harvey Flewelling of Saint John NB, maternal grandmother, Kim Johnson (Blair Chernoff) of Canal NB, maternal great grandmother, Lillian (Edgar) Guitard of Blacks Harbour, maternal great great grandparents, Walter and Seretha Munn of Blacks Harbour, several aunts, uncles and cousins, including special great aunt and uncle Donald and Ann VanHorne of Canal.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB from where the service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 am from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel, followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home will be held on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Jackieís memory donations to the IWK Childrenís Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 8, 2007 & St. George Funeral Home website.

MUNN, THOMAS WATSON MILTON LEIGHTON "Tommy" - Peacefully at the Charlotte County Hospital on Sunday, May 6th, 2007, Mr. Thomas W. M. L. Munn, husband of the late Doris Louise (Price) Munn of Blacks Harbour NB. Born in Doaktown NB on November 30, 1926, he was a son of the late William and Barbara (Price) Munn. A loving father, grandfather and brother he is survived by two sons; Irvine Munn (Joanne) of St. Stephen NB and Wayne Munn of Blacks Harbour, six daughters; Diane Munn (Dow Thomas) of Tay Creek NB, Doris (Willy) Robichaud of Doaktown, Marena (Stephen) Desrosier of Hamtown Corner NB, Kathy Underwood of Richabucto Road NB, Susan (Charlie) Mullins of Red Deer AB and Michelle Gillmor of St. George, 13 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, two brothers; William (Gladys) Munn of Ludlow NB and Raymond (Patty) Munn of St. George, two sisters; June (Irvine) Connors and Mary (Wes) Munn both of Doaktown, several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased besides his wife by two brothers; Sherman and Wesley.
    Prior to his retirement, Tommy worked for Connors Bros. on the clean up crew for 15 years. He enjoyed playing his guitar and singing. His passion was reading the bible and praying. He was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Blacks Harbour.
    Resting at the United Pentecostal Church in Blacks Harbour from where the service will be held on Thursday at 2:00 pm followed by interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the church will be held on Tuesday from 7-9 pm and on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Tomís memory donations to the United Pentecostal Church Blacks Harbour Building Fund would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 8, 2007 & St. George Funeral Home Website.

SMALL, RICHARD THETUS -Peacefully at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB on May 7th, 2007, Mr. Richard Thetus Small, husband of the late Thelma May (Moses) Small, of Blacks Harbour NB. Born in Grand Manan NB on April 3, 1913, he was a son of the late Frank and Lola (Urquhart) Small. A loving father and grandfather he is survived by one son, Roger (Joan) Small of Quispamsis NB, one daughter, Morna (Wayne) Linton of Winnipeg MB, four grandchildren; Kevin Small of Blacks Harbour, Kelly (Bill) Conley of St. Stephen NB, Paul (Michelle) Linton and Michael (Heather) Linton all of Winnipeg MB, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Richard was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was predeceased by two brothers, John and Herbert, and two sisters Francis Mason and Lona Anderson .
    Prior to his retirement Richard had been employed by Connorís Bros. for all of his working career as a Stock Room Manager and Purchasing Agent. Richard was Baptist by faith having attended the Second Falls, St. George and the Calvary Baptist Church in Blacks Harbour. He enjoyed singing and he was a member of the various church choirs of the churches he attended. He was an avid reader and poet and was proud of the book of poetry which he published.
    By Richardís request there will be no visiting. There will be a graveside service at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery on Wednesday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. In Richardís memory donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 8, 2007 & St. George Funeral Home website.

BROWN, EDWARD "RAYE" - Peacefully at his residence at Pennfield NB on November 17, 2007, Mr. Edward Raye Brown, husband of the late Mrs. Olive (English) Brown. Born at Wilsons Beach, Campobello, NB on December 6, 1915, Raye was a son of the late Willie and Gertrude (Ludlow) Brown. A loving father, grandfather and uncle he is survived by two daughters; Rebecca (Bert) Anthony of Pennfield and Natalie (Morris) Harris of Blacks Harbour NB, four grandchildren; Andrew (Tammy) Anthony of Pennfield, Leigh-Ann (Kenneth) Richardson of Leonardville NB, Laura Harris (Jeff Tucker) of Musquash NB and Brent Harris of Sackville NB, three great grandchildren; Rachel Richardson, Emily and Oliva Tucker, one sister in law; Louise Calder, two nephews; Edmond (Doreen) Calder of Jemseg NB and David (Heather) English of Fredericton NB.
    Raye was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Marine Squadron of the R.A.F. stationed at Point Doichin PQ, Halifax NS and Shediac NB. He was a past president and life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 39 and past District Commander of St. Croix District. Raye was an avid sportsman and outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing as well as skeet shooting and curling. He was a past president of the St. George and Brunswick Curling Clubs. Raye was also an active member of the Liberal Party. Prior to his retirement, Raye spent most of his working life around the water as a lighthouse keeper, working at Pea Point Light for a number of years, before going to work as Wharf     Agent for Coastal Transport in Blacks Harbour NB.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB from where the service will be held from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Tuesday at 2 pm with Rev. Keith Osborne officiating with interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home will take place on Monday from 7-9 pm. A Royal Canadian Legion Tribute Service will be held at the funeral home on Monday at 6:30 pm. In Rayeís memory donations to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - Nov 19, 2007 & St. George Funeral Home website.

JUSTASON, ERNEST WILLIAM "Ernie" - Peacefully, at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB on December 18, 2007, Mr. Ernest William Justason, husband of the late Agnes (Lloyd) Justason of Pocologan NB. Born in Pennfield NB on March 11, 1925 he was a son of the late Charles and Ethel (Wilcox) Justason. A loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother, Ernie is survived by one daughter; Joyce (Mike) MacQuarrie of Pennfield, four sons; Doug (Lorriane), Eugene, Randy (Heather) and Kevin Justason all of Pocologan, 12 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, one brother; Murray Justason of Sussex NB, two sisters; Clara McLean of New River NB and Louise (Art) Gillmor of St. George NB and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his wife, he was predeceased by two sons; Allison Justason and John Lloyd, sisters; Irene Matheson, Viola Justason, Hazel Corey, Amy Maxwell and Doris Williams, brothers; Maurice, Alvin, Lewis and Clarence Justason.
    Prior to his retirement, Ernie worked as a Security Officer at Pennfield Saw Mill as well as being a self employed fishermen. He also worked in his early years at Connorís Bros. in Blacks Harbour. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing on the salt water. Ernie was a handyman who enjoyed working on engines and when he was able, snowmobiling was a favourite past time. As a young man Ernie enlisted to serve his country in the Army Reserve.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB from where the service will be held from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Friday at 2:00 pm with Fr. John Ighacho officiating. Interment will take place at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the funeral home will be held on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 20, 2007 & St. George Funeral Home website.

MEALEY, FLORIDA M. A. Ė March 13th, 1935 - January 10th, 2008 - Passed away at the Saint John Regional Hospital on January 10, 2008. Florida was born in Rogersville, NB and was the wife of Cecil Mealey and daughter of the late Theophile and Angelina (Caissie) Gallant. Besides her husband Cecil, Florida is survived by 2 daughters Carolyn Wilcox of Trenton Ont., Claudia (Wayne) Babineau of Pennfield, NB; 1 brother Eddie Gallant of Kamloops, BC; 5 sisters Claudia (Hubert) Arsenault of Rogersville, NB, Lorraine Aucoin of Rogersville, NB, Elsie Jardine of Renous, NB, Leonie Gallant of Rogersville, NB and Leona Gallant of Surrey, BC; 4 grandchildren Jeremy Wilcox of Trenton, ON, Lisa Wilcox of Trenton, ON, Hillary Babineau of Pennfield, NB and Heather Babineau of Pennfield, NB.
    Resting at Cavanagh Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 91 Leinster Street with visiting on Saturday from 7- 9pm and Sunday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 noon on Monday January 14, 2008 at Stella Maris Parish (Blackís Harbour) followed by a reception in the church hall. Internment in the spring. Donations to the Alzheimerís Society.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - January 11, 2007 & Cavanagh Funeral Home website.

CAMPBELL, KATHLEEN EDNA "Kay" - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on January 11, 2008, Miss Kathleen Edna Campbell passed away following a period of failing health. Born in Pocologan NB on July 24th, 1924 she was a daughter of the late Edward and Stella (Dixon) Campbell. A loving sister and aunt she is survived by one sister, Marion Boyd of Pennfield NB, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents she was predeceased by three brothers; Burpee, Edward and Walter and six sisters; Minnie, Edna, Ethel, Mildred, Annie and Eva.
    Kay was a lifelong resident of Pocologan and worked for various employers including Shaw & Ellis Clam Factory and Connorís Bros. She will be best remembered as being a fabulous cook.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB from where the service will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating. The interment will be held at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the funeral home on Sunday from 7-9 pm and on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.

SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB ) - January 14, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.

BUSTARD, ELMER ROY - At the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton NB on January 28th, 2008, Mr. Elmer Roy Bustard of Fredericton NB, formerly of Blacks Harbour NB. Born in Blacks Harbour on December 22, 1945, he was a son of the late Raymond and Beatrice (Watson) Bustard. A loving father, grandfather and brother he is survived by his wife, Mary, three sons; Chris (Kelly), Raymond and Kirk Bustard, one granddaughter; Abrielle Bustard, eight brothers; Rev. Vernon (Judy), Wesley (Joyce), Rev. Arden (Betty Ann), Clifford, Eugene, Gary (Diana), Rev. Lloyd (Pam) and Rev. Morton (Marilyn) Bustard, eight sisters; Marie Lloyd, Mildred (Brent) Patterson, Hilda (John) Gray, Carol Keetch, Katherine (Eric) Williams, Joanne (James) Post, Janice (Frank) Galbraith and Faith (Wayne) Galbraith, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, Elmer was predeceased by two brothers; Howard and Rev. William Bustard.
    Elmer was born and raised in Blacks Harbour where he worked for Connors Bros. as a carpenter for a number of years before moving to Fredericton. He loved fishing and had a passion for music and enjoyed playing the guitar.
    Resting at the United Pentecostal Church in Blacks Harbour NB from where the service will be held on Thursday at 1:00 pm. The interment will be held at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the church on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Elmerís memory donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - January 30, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.

KAGLAR, MARGUERITE MAY - Peacefully, surrounded by her family at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour NB on January 30, 2008, Mrs. Marguerite May (Maxwell) Kaglar wife of the late Robert Thomas Kaglar of Pennfield NB. Born in Blacks Harbour on August 11, 1921, she was a daughter of the late James and Elsie (Justason) Kaglar. A loving mother, grandmother and sister, Marguerite is survived by one son; Stanley (Alice) Kaglar of Beaver Harbour, one daughter; Donna (Ron) Cooke of Mississauga ON, four grandchildren; Angela Kaglar (Jason) and Tammy Kaglar both of Calgary AB, Tony Kaglar of Beaver Harbour and Ronda Cooke of Mississauga, four great grandchildren; Ashley, Jessica, Jared and Mackenzie, one sister; Thelma Cook of Blacks Harbour, one sister in law; Dora (Ron) Mitchell of Tower Hill NB and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
    Resting at the Pennfield Baptist Church from where the service will be held on Saturday at 2 pm. The Interment will take place at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the church on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Margueriteís memory donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - Feb 1, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.

JUSTASON, DONNA DOREEN - Unexpectedly, at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on February 10th, 2008, Mrs. Donna Doreen (Cook) Justason wife of Bruce Alan Justason of Pennfield NB. Born in Back Bay NB on April 21, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Shirley (Hooper) Cook.
    A loving wife, mother, grandmother and niece she is survived by her husband, Bruce, one son; Mark Justason (Tracy Donahee) of Pennfield, one daughter; Laura (Kevin) Leavitt of Pennfield, five grandchildren; Derick, Devin, Mariah, Tory and Jewel, three aunts; Wilma Lee of St. Andrews NB, Helena Cook of Back Bay NB and Elizabeth Hooper of St. Andrews, two uncles; Guilford (Valerie) Cook and Blois Cook all of Back Bay and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Donna worked for Connorís Bros. in Blacks Harbour for a number of years. She enjoyed celebrating birthdays with her family and circle of friends. She loved to knit and collect stuffed bears and was a big Elvis fan. She was a member of the Red Hat Scarlet Angels.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB from where the service will be held from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Wednesday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Gordon Cooke officiating. The interment will take place at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the funeral home on Monday from 7-9 pm and on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - Feb 11, 2007 & St. George Funeral Home website.

SWANSTON, MARION ELAINE - Peacefully, surrounded by family, at her residence on March 19, 2008, Mrs. Marion Elaine (Welles) Swanston, wife of Mr. C. Roy Swanston of Pennfield NB. Born in Pennfield on June 1, 1920 she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Elizabeth (Murray) Welles. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and special friend, Marion is survived by her husband Roy, two sons; Terry (Gisele) Swanston and Kirk (Mona) Swanston both of Pennfield, one granddaughter, Stephanie Henry of St. George NB, great granddaughter, Abigail Henry, her special friends Vernon and Colleen Spear of Pennfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Marion was predeceased by a son, Gary, one sister, Royce Barry and two brothers; Jim and Murray. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
    Marion was a long serving member of the Pennfield Baptist Church where she was deeply involved. She was an avid bird watcher and she enjoyed playing games on the computer which she discovered at the age of 84. She also enjoyed reading her Bible and eating out at Smittys. She was a genuine people person.
    Resting at the Pennfield Baptist Church from where the service will be held on Saturday at 2:00 pm. Interment will take place at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the church on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - March 22, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.

SEELYE, EUGENE DARYL "Gene" - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on April 30th, 2008, Mr. Eugene Daryl Seelye, husband of Mrs. Joan Marie (Falconer) Seelye of Beaver Harbour NB. Born at Blacks Harbour NB on May 14th, 1946, he was a son of the late Murchie and Bernice (Hennessey) Seelye. A loving husband, step father, and brother he is survived by his wife Joan, one step son, Clifford (Christina) MacLeod of Bar Harbour ME, one step daughter, Cynthia (Hazen) Merchant of St. George, three step grandchildren, six brothers; David of LíEtang NB, Peter of Blacks Harbour, Johnny of Utopia NB, Mark of Blacks Harbour, Chris of Beaver Harbour and Freddy of St. John NB, five sisters; Bonnie Hooper of Oak Bay NB, Lorraine Gaudett of Pennfield NB, Mary Blanchard of Saint John, Nancy Wells of Beaver Harbour and Paula Spicer of Beaver Harbour and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
    Gene was a life long resident of the area. He enjoyed fishing and clamming, playing darts and cribbage. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 39 of Blacks Harbour. He will be sadly missed by his family and all who knew him.
    At Geneís request there will be no visitation or funeral service. A graveside service will be held at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery on Saturday at 2:00 pm. In Geneís memory donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May ?, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home Website.

STUART, KENNETH NORVAL "Kenny" - At the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour NB on May 5th, 2008, Mr. Kenneth Norval Stuart husband of the late Gladys (Bradford) Stuart of Blacks Harbour NB. Born at Blacks Harbour on December 29, 1926, he was the son of the late Robert and Ethel (Cook) Stuart. A loving father, grandfather and brother, he is survived by four daughters; Terry (Eugene) Savoy of Blacks Harbour, Linda (Paul) Brownrigg of St. Stephen, Andrea Savoy and Wendy (Bill) Quinn both of Blacks Harbour, three sons; Cornel (Lorraine) of Winnipeg MB, Mike (Bettie) of Blacks Harbour and Peter (Dawn) of Dartmouth NS, 18 grandchildren, 17 and Ĺ great grandchildren, two sisters; Pearl Thorne of Mississauga ON and Madeline Gaudet of Pennfield NB and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his wife Gladys, he was predeceased by one daughter, Natasha Westhaver of Winnipeg and one sister, Dorothy Ross.
    Prior to his retirement Kenny worked for Connors Bros. for over 50 years. Beginning at their Mill in Blacks Harbour, which became Harbour Home Supplies and later Keithís Building Supplies from where he retired in 1991. Kenny was an avid reader who loved western novels. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially driving the back roads in search of deer and other wildlife and snowshoeing. He loved traveling, and took frequent trips to Kings Landing where he was a member of the Kings Landing Historical Society. He also enjoyed taking frequent tours at Ganongís in St. Stephen. Kenny also liked going to the Post Office to visit his many friends. His other favourite past times were baking bread, woodworking and filing saws as he was known throughout the area as the best. He will be sadly missed by his family whom he visited and often helped in many ways whenever he could.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB on Wednesday from 7-9 pm and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held from the Calvary Baptist Church in Blacks Harbour on Friday at 2:00 pm followed by the interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Kennyís memory, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 7, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.
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CHENEY, WILBERT MANSON "Wib" - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on July 8th, 2008, Mr. Wilbert "Wib" Manson Cheney, husband of Mrs. A. Pearl (Hobbs) Cheney of Pennfield NB. Born at Grand Harbour, Grand Manan NB on November 27, 1921, he was a son of the late Austin and Leona (Allen) Cheney. A loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother, he is survived by his wife Pearl, three sons; Vance (Emily) Cheney of St. Stephen NB, Carl Cheney and Brian (Sonja) Cheney both of Pennfield, 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, one half sister, Maude Morse of Grand Manan and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by one brother, Lysle Cheney.
    Before his retirement, Wib worked for Connors Bros. for a number of years. In 1967 he went to work at the new Blacks Harbour Arena where he was employed for more than 20 years as caretaker and arena manager. Wib will always be remembered as a hard worker who spent many weekends and weekdays running the day to day operation of the arena and who could be seen circling the ice on the Zamboni and sharpening hundredís of pairs of skates for many youths and adults throughout the area. Wib also enjoyed woodworking and taking nature walks.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB from where the service will be held from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Thursday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Visiting at the funeral home will take place on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Wibís memory donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - July 9, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.

STYLES, COLIN BRUTON -At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB on July 9, 2008, Mr. Colin Bruton Styles of Blacks Harbour NB, husband of the late Mrs. Elizabeth (Jackson) Styles. Born at Brentford, Middlesex, England on June 3, 1912, he was the son of the late Elizabeth Ada Styles. A loving father and grandfather he is survived by his daughter, Ruth (David) Balfour of Bethel NB, four grandchildren; Jill Russell (Rick Spencer) of Saint John NB, Paul (Anita) Balfour of Markham ON, Michael (Nina) Balfour of Whitby ON and Lorraine (Stephen) McGuigan of Canal NB, eight great grandchildren and one great great grandson.
    Colin loved walking and making his daily trips to Hooperís Convenience in Blacks Harbour as well as doing his many chores throughout the village. He enjoyed gardening and was frequently seen tending to his lawn and flowers at his home in Blacks Harbour. Prior to his retirement and arrival in Canada, Colin was employed by the British Railway as a railway supervisor.
    A service of remembrance will be celebrated from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage street, St. George NB on Monday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Mary Ann Langmaid officiating, followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Colinís memory, donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: The New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - July 11, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.

OAGLES, MARY ELBIRA - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on July 15, 2008, Mrs. Mary Elbira (McLaughlin) Oagles, wife of the late Lesley Carr Oagles and the late Cedric Scott of Blacks Harbour NB went home to be with her Lord and Saviour. Born at Honeydale NB on October 5, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Helen (Scott) McLaughlin. A loving mother, grandmother and sister, Mary is survived by two daughters; Lousie (Guy) McLaughlin of Blacks Harbour, Helen (Doug) Robillard of Ottawa ON, one son, Calvin (Thersea) Scott of Andersonville NB, nine grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, one sister, Doris McLaughlin of Saint John NB, several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husbands, Cedric and Les, Mary was predeceased by three daughters; Erma Hannington, Barbara Thorne and Judy Ayotte, five brothers; Naaman, Quincy, Keith, Frank and Cecil, two sisters; Cora Regan and Ella McLaughlin.
    Prior to her retirement, Mary worked for many years at the factory for Connors Bros. at Blacks Harbour. She was a member of the United Pentecostal Church at Blacks Harbour. She enjoyed knitting, gardening and serving her Lord.
    Resting at the United Pentecostal Church, Blacks Harbour, from where the service will be held on Friday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Phil Anderson, Rev. Ivan Perry and Rev. Andrew Regich officiating. The interment will follow the service at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the church on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Maryís memory donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - July 17, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.

CARTER, ROBIN GLENMORE - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on August 5th, 2008. Mr. Robin Glenmore Carter, husband of Mrs. Helen (Lewis) Carter of Seeleyís Cove NB. Born at Blacks Harbour NB on January 20, 1957, he was a son of the late Delbert and Marion Belle (Sellars) Carter. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, he is survived by his wife Helen, one son, Aaron Carter of Seeleyís Cove, two daughters; Jennifer (E.J.) Pitre of Blacks Harbour, Stefany Carter (Josh) of Bethel NB, three granddaughters; Mikayla, Grace and Sophie, four brothers; Edgar (Karen) Carter of Mascarene NB, Perry (Karrie) Carter, Eldon (Mary) Carter and Sheldon Carter all of Seeleyís Cove, two sisters; Debbie (David) Eagles and Lyda (Louis) Leger both of Moncton NB, one sister in law, Annette Carter of Seeleyís Cove and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, Robin was predeceased by one brother, Elliott Carter.
    Robin was a man of the water and until his passing had acted as president of the Fundy Weir Fishermanís Association and president and member of the Harbour Authority of Seeleyís Cove. He was a past president of the Fundy North Fishermanís Association and served on many boards and committeeís to better the fishing industry in Southwestern New Brunswick. Robin also was a member of the local Service District of Pennfield and former Deputy Chief and Firefighter with the Pennfield Volunteer Fire Department from its beginning. He was also a member of Christ Church (Anglican) in Pennfield and member of the Masonic Lodge # 12 F&AM of St. George NB. Robin was a very active member in his local community and the fishing industry and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
    Resting at the Pennfield Baptist Church, Pennfield NB from where the service will be held on Friday at 4:00 pm with Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating. The interment will follow the service at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the church will take place on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or to the St. George Food Bank would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - August 7, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.
TRANSCRIBER NOTES: See "He aimed to improve the fishery." for additional information.

JOHNSTON, RHODA "ARLENE" - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB, surrounded by her family, following a lengthy illness on August 20, 2008, Mrs. R. Arlene (Leighton) Johnston, wife of Clarence Johnston of Pennfield NB. Born at Beaver Harbour NB on April 24, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred and Glenna (Hawkins) Leighton. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, Arlene is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Clarence, three sons; Perry Johnston (April Fraser) of Pennfield, Gerry (Lisa) Johnston of Lorneville NB and Jody Johnston (Shannan Waite) of Oak Bay NB, two daughters; Connie (Terry) Hurst and Gina (Barry) Leslie both of Pennfield, 8 grandchildren; Heather, Sarah, Ben, Melinda, Amanda, Gina, Jolene and Cheryl-Anne, four great grandchildren; Ashlynn, Memphis, Riley and Austin, five sisters; Frances Spear and Linda Holmes (John Bires) of Pennfield, Audrey (Eugene) Garnett of Saint John, Janet Leighton of Pennfield and Lana (Ricky) Polland of Back bay NB, three brothers; Edwin (Maria) Leighton of Pennfield, Reid (Joan) Leighton and Carson (Bonnie) Leighton both of Back Bay and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arlene was predeceased by one grandson, Bobby-Lee Johnston.
    Arlene was a loving wife, mother, housewife and homemaker. She loved music, especially Bluegrass and Gospel. She enjoyed traveling as well as knitting and quilting and was an avid gardener. She was a member of the Pennfield Baptist Church and active in many church functions including ďOur ServantsĒ and the Choir. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.
    A celebration of Arleneís life will be held at the Pennfield Baptist Church on Monday at 2:00 pm with the interment following at Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Arlene's memory, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society, The Canadian Diabetes Association or to a charity of the donor's choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - August 22, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.

YOUNG, LENA ROBERTA "Bert" - Peacefully at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB, surrounded by her family, on August 25, 2008, Mrs. L. Roberta (Justason) Young, wife of Eldon I. Young of Pennfield NB. Born at St. George NB on November 25, 1927, she was a daughter of the late George and Viola (Barry) Maxwell. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, Roberta is survived by her husband, Eldon, two sons; William (Peggy) Justason and Barry (Sonja) Justason both of Pennfield, four grandchildren; Angela Justason (Paul) of Kemptville ON, Amanda Justason (Bruce Noble) of Sydney NS, Gregory (Megan) Justason of St. George and Lisa Justason of Pennfield, two great grandsons; Evan Borthwick and Samuel Noble, four step daughters; Iris, Judith, Deborah and Cynthia, one step son, Edward (Iona) Young of Pennfield, several step grandchildren and great grandchildren, one sister, Margaret Moore of Garnet Settlement NB, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Roberta was predeceased by her first husband Roy Justason, one son Brian, three sisters; Olive Maxwell, Evelyn Cross and Louise Wright.
    Roberta was employed in the food industry for many years and managed the Strand Restaurant in Blacks Harbour for 20 years. She was a member of the Pennfield Baptist Church and loved her Lord and Saviour. She was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxilliary, Branch # 40 in St. George.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB with visiting on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held from the St. George Baptist Church on Thursday at 2:00 pm with interment following at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Roberta's memory, donations to a charity of the donor's choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
SOURCE:
New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - August 27, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website. 
TRANSCRIBER NOTES: See "Young remembered for sunny disposition." for additional information.

HARPELL, DOROTHY LEE - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on October 9, 2008, Dorothy Lee (Greencorn) Harpell of St. George NB. Born at Blacks Harbour on October 7, 1964, she was a daughter of Howard and Ellen (Johnson) Greencorn. A loving mother, grandmother, aunt and sister, Dorothy is survived by her parents, Howard and Ellen Greencorn of Beaver Harbour NB, her daughter, Crystal Greencorn of Blacks Harbour, two granddaughters; Victoria and Breanna, one brother, Dennis (Jane) Greencorn of Kanata ON, two sisters; Darlene (James) Harris and Lisa (Danny) Hooper of both of Calgary AB, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
    Dorothy was a very friendly and fun loving person. She enjoyed reading and doing puzzles and had a large collection of Dalmations. She will be missed by her many friends and caring family.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB from where the service will be held from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Sunday at 3:00 pm with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating with interment to follow at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home will be held on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Dorothyís memory donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - October 10, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.

BLANCHARD, MELEM JOSEPH - Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on October 11, 2008, Mr. Melem Joseph Blanchard, husband of Iona (Williston) Blanchard of Blacks Harbour NB. Born at Kent Junction NB on December 15, 1941, he was a son of the late Melem Joseph and Domine (Chevarie) Blanchard. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother he is survived by his wife, Iona, one daughter, Brenda (Darren) Campbell of Beaver Harbour NB, one son, Kevin (Kathy) Blanchard of St. Stephen NB, two grandchildren; Sarah and Timmy, two brothers; Robert (Pam) Blanchard and John (Rita) Blanchard both of Blacks Harbour NB, two sisters; Ester Pellerin of Rogersville NB and Rosa King of Carleton Place ON, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Melem was predeceased by eight brothers; Joseph, Ovelia, Theodore, Phildel, Leo, Leonard, Arsene and Armand and two sisters; Oliva and Freda.
    Melem recently retired from Connorís Bros. Can and Cover Division (Impress Canada), where he was employed for more then forty years as a service operator. He loved working on cars and was a workaholic. He was a family man who enjoyed camping and loved to help out others in need.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB, with visiting on Sunday from 5-9 pm. The service will be held at Christ Church (Anglican), Pennfield NB, on Monday at 2:00 pm followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Melemís memory donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: St. George Funeral Home website.

MATTHEWS, BESSIE HELEN - Peacefully at her residence, with family at her side, Mrs. Bessie Helen (Brown) Matthews, wife of Mr. Earl W. Matthews of Pennfield NB. Born at Doaktown NB, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Ida (Storey) Brown. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, she is survived by her husband Earl, one son, Terry (Janice) Matthews of Lepreau NB, one daughter, Nancy Marlene (Andrew) Wishart of St. Stephen NB, four grandchildren; Amy (Aaron) McVicar of Lepreau, Eric and Abby Matthews also of Lepreau and Conan Graham of St. Stephen, two great grandchildren; Ayden and Carter, one sister, Bertha Farquharson of Fredericton NB, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by three brothers and four sisters.
    Bessie had worked for a number of years at Connorís Bros. at Blacks Harbour NB as a Packer and prior to her retirement was employed by Canada Post as a Postal Clerk where she had worked for 17 years. She enjoyed watching her TV programs, shopping at Frenchyís and doing puzzles.
    Resting at the Calvary Baptist Church, Blacks Harbour NB, from where the service will be held on Monday at 2 pm with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating, followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the church on Monday from 10 am until 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bessieís memory to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - November 29, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.

URQUHART, LLOYD FREDERICK - At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB, on Saturday, November 29, 2008, Mr. Lloyd Fredrick Urquhart of Utopia NB. Born at Blacks Harbour NB on May 25, 1938, he was a son of the late Gordon and Anastasia (Spray) Urquhart. A loving father, grandfather and brother, he is survived by two sons, one daughter, two grandchildren, one sister, Fern Guitard of St. Stephen and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by one sister, Joy Stein.
    Lloyd had served with the Canadian Air Force for a number of years and held various jobs throughout the local area. As a past time, he enjoyed fixing electronics.
    By Lloydís request there will be visitation. A Memorial Service will be held from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel, at the St. George Funeral Home, on Tuesday at 2 pm with Rev. Jeff Hoyt officiating followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Lloydís memory, donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: St. George Funeral Home website.

FRASER, LEO ROBERT - Unexpectedly, at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB, on December 10, 2008, Mr. Leo Robert Fraser, husband of Mrs. Jean E. (Heacocks) Fraser of St. George NB. Born at Canning NS on September 5, 1939, he was a son of the late Roland and Greta (Brown) Fraser. A loving husband, father, step father, grandfather and brother, in addition to his wife, Jean, Leo is survived by three daughters; Rosa (Colin) Dick and Ruth (Teddy) Price both of Beaver Harbour NB and Loretta (Roger) Waycott of St. George, one son, Jerry Fraser (Carrie Leavitt) of Back Bay NB, two step sons; Clint Eldridge of St. Stephen NB and George (Melissa) Eldridge of Blacks Harbour NB, 11 grandchildren; Jana, Jenica, Stephen, Cyndail, Liam, Cameron, Megan, Emma Jean, Brandon, Dustin and Brooklyn, three sisters; Doris (Cecil), Audrey and Jessie (Edward) all of Nova Scotia, two brothers; Reginald (Shirley) Fraser and Ivan (Karen) Fraser both of Nova Scotia and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
    Prior to his retirement, Leo worked as a truck driver for Connorís Bros at Blacks Harbour. He was both an avid card player and dart player who enjoyed spending his free time fishing and sharing the local news at Randiís store at Beaver Harbour. Leo was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineerís # 946.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home& Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB with visiting on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A graveside service will be held on Saturday at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery, Pennfield NB at 2:00 pm with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. In Leoís memory, donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 12, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.

ROGERS, RALPH OSCAR - Peacefully at the Moncton City Hospital, Moncton NB, surrounded by his family and friends on December 30, 2008, Mr. Ralph Oscar Rogers, husband of Mrs. Andrea (McRae) Rogers of Moncton NB. Born at Fergus ON, on November 30, 1962, he was a son of the late Charles R. and Helen (Mickelawn) Rogers. A loving husband, father and brother, in addition to his wife Andrea, Ralph is survived by one son, Jared of Moncton, two brothers; Charlie (Ann) Rogers of Brussells ON and Joe Rogers of Fergus ON, one sister, Lucy Rogers (Mike Baird) of Fergus ON as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
    Ralph was an employee of Leonís Furniture of Moncton where he had resided for the past few years. Prior to residing at Moncton he lived at Pennfield NB, where he served as a volunteer firefighter, which was a position he was proud of, and at one time he had aspirations of becoming a professional firefighter. He was a Millwright by trade and was a computer enthusiast. Ralph was a graduate of Conestoga College of Guelph ON.
    Resting at the residence of his father in law, Mr. Francis McRae, 191 Route 176, Pennfield NB with visiting on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held from the Pennfield Baptist Church on Friday at 2:00 PM with Rev. Terry McCabe and Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating. Interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. In Ralphís memory, donations preferably to the Canadian A.L.S Society or a charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home and Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB. SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 31, 2008 & St. George Funeral Home website.

PARKS, MILDRED LILLIAN - At the Passamaquoddy Lodge Nursing Home, St. Andrews NB, following a brief illness, on February 5, 2009, Mrs. Mildred Lillian (Leavitt) Parks, wife of the late Tilley Beecher Parks, formerly of St. George NB. Born at Milltown NB on November 27, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Wesley and Mildred (Bradford) Leavitt. A loving mother, grandmother and sister, Mildred is survived by five sons; Jim (Shirley) Parks, Richard (Sally) Parks, Larry (Bonnie) Parks and Mike Parks all of St. George and Bobby (Penny) Parks of St. Stephen NB, one daughter, Brenda Hanley (Barry Logan) of Saint John NB, eight grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, five brothers; Herbie (Rose) Leavitt of St. George, Vance Leavitt of Pennfield NB, Frank (Mavis) Leavitt of Beaver Harbour NB, Wesley Leavitt of Blacks Harbour NB and Keith (Alice) Leavitt of Breadalbane NB and many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband Tilley, Mildred was predeceased by one daughter, Lori and by two sisters; Norma Brown and Joyce Hanson.
    Mildred enjoyed traveling, especially her trips to Ontario and two years ago she finally was able to visit Jasper AB and the Rockies. She was an avid fan of Jeopardy and gave a lifetime of loving care to her son Michael.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB from where the service will be held from The Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Sunday at 2 pm with Rev. Andrew Regich officiating. The interment will be held at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the funeral home on Saturday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. In Mildredís memory, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society, or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: The Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB) - February 10, 2009 & St. George Funeral Home website.

ALLEN, ESTHER MAE - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB, following a lengthy illness, on February 10, 2009, Mrs. Esther Mae (Wilcox) Allen, wife of the late Mr. Anderson W. Allen of Blacks Harbour NB. Born at Wood Island, Grand Manan NB on April 5, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Lealand and Clara (Schofield) Wilcox. A loving mother, grandmother and sister, she is survived by one son, William "Bill" (Barbara) Allen of Utopia NB, two daughters; Jane Allen of Saint John NB and Nellie R. Allen of Halifax NS, four grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, three sisters; Kathleen Wilcox of St. George NB, Lydia Parker and Ella (Beverly) Cary both of Grand Manan NB, four brothers; Manson (Helen) Wilcox of Port Maitland NS, Lester (Betty) Wilcox of Pennfield NB, Walter (Alva) Wilcox of Moncton NB and Willis (Thelma) Wilcox of Grand Manan NB, special family friend, Donnie Munn and her beloved home care worker, Anne Grant, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two sisters; Alta Ingersoll and Little Nellie Wilcox, and by two brothers; Hollis and Donald Wilcox.
    In her earlier years, Esther worked for Connorís Bros. as a Sardine Packer and was a long time member of the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church, where she served on the Missionary Auxilliary and was a member of the Choir. She loved quilting and doing crossword puzzles and was an avid Domino player.
    Resting at the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church, Blacks Harbour NB, from where the service will be held on Saturday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Bruce Cheney and Rev. Jeff Hoyt officiating. The interment will be held at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the church on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Estherís memory donations to Lupus Canada, The Canadian Alzheimer Society or to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: The Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - February 11, 2009 & St. George Funeral Home website.

MEALEY, CECIL JOSEPH - Unexpectedly at his residence in Pocologan, NB on Friday, February, 20th, 2009; Cecil Joseph Mealey, husband of the late Florida Adelia (Gallant) Mealey. Born in Pocologan he is the son of the late Harry & Hazel (Campbell) Mealey.
    For over 45 years Cecil was the owner and proprietor of Mealeys Auto Body Shop in Pocologan. He was an avid outdoorsman loving long walks in the outdoors and always loved feeding the many birds and deer around his property. Every Sunday Cecil could be seen at the Stella Maris Community Hall in Blacks Harbour enjoying the old time music along with many of his friends. Those who knew Cecil knew of his great love for the guitar.
    Cecil is survived by his 2 daughters Claudia Babineau (Wayne) and Carolyn all of Pennfield, NB, 2 brothers Charles (Georgie) and Kenneth all of Pocologan, NB, 4 sisters, Alice McLane of Cape Cod U.S.A. Beatrice Mealey, Bessie OíNeill (Wallace) and Hazel Winters all of Pocologan, 4 grandchildren, Lisa Wilcox of Victoria B.C. Jeremy Wilcox of Trenton, Ontario, Hillary and Heather Mealey both of Pennfield, NB, several cousins, nieces and nephews.
    The family will receive friends during a time of visitation at Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB on Tuesday, February 24th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.
    A memorial mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Stella Maris Church, Blacks Harbour, NB on Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 at 12:00 Noon. A reception will follow in the church hall. The interment will take place in the spring in Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
    Donations to the Alzheimers Society or to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - February 23, 2009 & Humphreys Funeral Home website.

DOREY, RUTH - At the Charlotte County Hospital in St. Stephen NB on Saturday, March 21, 2009, Mrs. Ruth (Murphy) Dorey, wife of the late Thomas Norman Dorey of Blacks Harbour NB. Born on March 5, 1916 she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Mary Ellen (Acker) Murphy. A loving mother, grandmother, sister and good friend, she is survived by two daughters; Evelyn (Ted) Hatt of St. Andrews NB and Deanna Morrell of Quispamsis NB, one son, George (Barbara) Dorey of Eureka California, five grandchildren; Angela Hatt of Edmonton AB, Thomas (Heather) Dorey, Selina (Chris) Athurst, and Michelle McCullough all of Saint John NB and Ricky Dorey of Eureka California, nine great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild, two sisters; Helen (Percy) Foster and Peggy (Fred) Weirhers of Aylsford NS, her homemakers; Anna (Clyde) Thorne of Canal NB, Betty Ann Doiron of Blacks Harbour, Beth McLaughlin (John Stevens) of Pennfield, special friends; Mayor John Craig of St. Andrews and Howard Justason of Saint John and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband Tom, Ruth was predeceased by grandsons; Roger Dorey, Gordon Hatt and Jaylin Fletcher, sisters; Thelma Veinott and Joyce Taylor, brothers; Stedman McKay, William, Cecil, George and infant brother John Murphy Jr.
    Ruth loved cooking and giving gifts to everyone. She loved getting out and around when she was able to and conversing with her many friends. She was a member of Calvary Atlantic Baptist Church in Blacks Harbour and a former Sunday school teacher.
    There will be no visiting at the funeral home, the service will be held from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at the funeral home on Wednesday at 2pm with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. In Ruthís memory, donations in lieu of flowers to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - March 23, 2009 & St. George Funeral Home website.

ANTHONY, WAITSTILL "LEIGH" - Unexpectedly at his residence, at Blacks Harbour NB on March 22nd, 2009, Mr. Waitstill "Leigh" Anthony, husband of Mrs. Darlene (McLean) Anthony. Born at Blacks Harbour on November 10th, 1951, he was a son of Frances (Barry) Anthony and the late Waitstill Anthony. A loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother, in addition to his wife Darlene he is survived by one son, Wayne (Lisa) Jordan of Beaver Harbour NB, one daughter, Carrie (Timmy) Bradley of Warburg AB, six grandchildren; Jessica Jordan, Andrew Jordan, Jenna Bradley, Connor Jordan, Riley Bradley and Julia Bradley, his mother, Frances Anthony of Pennfield NB, one brother, Stephen (Denise) Anthony of Utopia NB, niece, Danielle Anthony, nephew, Ryan Anthony, as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws and friends who will miss him dearly.
    Leigh was in his 40th year working for Connors Bros, where he made many friends during those years. Leigh had a love for dogs and enjoyed watching sports, especially hockey and baseball, as he was a Red Sox fan. He enjoyed novels by Stepehen King and playing cards with his buddies. Leigh enjoyed going to Silver King games with his friends and loved being around family and friends. He was very proud of all his grandchildren and was also a great dad to Holly and the cats. In his younger days he was an avid dart player having won many championships.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB with visiting on Tuesday from 7-9 pm and on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held from the Seaview Full Gospel Church, Back Bay NB on Thursday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Gordon Cooke officiating. The interment will be held at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. In Leighís memory donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - March 24, 2009 & St. George Funeral Home website.

SWANSTON, CHARLES ROWLAND "Roy" - Unexpectedly at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on March 25, 2009, Mr. Charles Rowland "Roy" Swanston, husband of the late Mrs. Marion Swanston of Pennfield NB. Roy was born at Lincoln, England, on July 9, 1921. A loving father, grandfather and brother, he is survived by two sons; Terry (Gisele) Swanston and Kirk (Mona) Swanston both of Pennfield, one granddaughter, Stephanie Henry of St. George NB, one great granddaughter, Abigail Henry, one sister, Demi Stevens of Lincoln, England, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his wife Marion, he was predeceased by one son, Gary, two brothers; Alec and Cyril and by three sisters; Florie, Emma and Sylvie.
    Roy served overseas with the British Army and later The RAF in World War II. He came to Canada to train at the base located at Pennfield NB in 1943, where he met and married his bride Marion. He then returned to England until the end of the war finally returning back to Canada where he spent the remainder of his days. He was a Stationery Engineer by trade and worked for many years at CFB Gagetown, then moved to Pennfield and worked for Connorís Bros. until his retirement. Roy was an avid golfer and bowler and an active member of the Pennfield Baptist Church.
    Resting at the Pennfield Baptist Church with visiting on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held at the church on Saturday at 2 pm with Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating. The interment will take place at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. There will be a Royal Canadian Legion Tribute Service held at the church on Friday at 7 pm. In Royís memory, donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street., St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - March 27, 2009 & St. George Funeral Home website.

LEAVITT, FLORENCE MILDRED - Peacefully at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour NB on May 9, 2009, Mrs. Florence Mildred (McGarrigle) Leavitt, wife of the late John G. Leavitt of Blacks Harbour NB, formerly of Back Bay NB. Born at St. George NB on August 13, 1930, she was a daughter of the late James and Seretha (Leavitt) McGarrigle. A loving mother, grandmother and sister, Florence is survived by three sons; Aldon (Miko) Leavitt of LíEtange NB, Jerry (Carol) Leavitt and Gary (Cindy) Leavitt botth of Back Bay NB, three daughters; Shirley Wilcox of Utopia NB, Janet (Brad) Henderson of Seeleys Cove NB and Martha (Garfield) Hawkes of Back Bay NB, 18 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, brothers; Gerald McGarrigle of Blacks Harbour, Wesley (Pam) McGarrigle of St. Stephen NB and Kenneth (Jaunita) McGarrigle of Blacks Harbour NB, one sister, Emma Maillet of Blacks Harbour and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband John, she was predeceased by sisters, Mary Walsh, Linda Matheson and Doris Nason and brothers; Lorne, James William and Everett.
    Florence was a loving soul who enjoyed to spend time at home with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved to watch TV, cook and found joy in feeding the Ducks. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB with visiting on Sunday from 7-9 pm and on Monday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held from the Seaview Full Gospel Church on Tuesday at 2 pm with Rev. Gordon Cooke officiating followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Florenceís memory, donations to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 11, 2009 & St. George Funeral Home website.

UKRAINETZ, GRETA MAE - At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB on May 11, 2009, Greta Mae Ukrainetz of Pennfield NB. Born at St. Stephen on February 24, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Prescott and Leona Justason. A loving mother, grandmother and sister, Greta is survived by one son, Stephen Ukrainetz (Tina Dickerson) of Pennfield, two grandchildren; Jennifer Ukrainetz of St. Stephen NB and Paul Ukrainetz Jr. of Victoria BC, two brothers; Neil (Donna) Justason of Pennfield and Howard Justason (Deanna Morrell) of Quispamsis NB, two sisters; Melva MacLean of Inverness NS and Marilyn (Dean) Ravithis of London ON and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
    Greta was independent minded and she enjoyed reading.
    In keeping with Gretaís wishes there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at the St. George Funeral Home, St. George NB on Saturday at 2 pm with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Gretaís memory, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society, The Alzheimerís Society or to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - May 15, 2009 & St. George Funeral Home website.

LEAVITT, FRANK EUGENE - At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on June 17, 2009 Mr. Frank Eugene Leavitt, husband of Mavis M. (Johnson) Leavitt of Beaver Harbour NB. Born at Blacks Harbour NB on March 23,1928 he was a son of the late Wesley Sr. and Mildred (Bradford) Leavitt. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, in addition to his wife Mavis he is survived, by three sons; Terry (Pam) Leavitt of Utopia NB, David (Janet) Leavitt of Labrador and Kevin (Shari) Leavitt of Chilliwack BC, eight grandchildren; Shelly, Stacey, Terri-Anne, Stephanie, Shannon, Sean, Ryan and Lesley, 14 great grandchildren, four brothers; Wesley Leavitt of Blacks Harbour NB, Keith (Alice) Leavitt and Herbert (Rose Dickerson) both of St. George NB and Vance Leavitt of Pennfield NB and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, Frank was predeceased by five sisters; Norma Brown, Joyce Hanson, Mildred Parks, Doris and Evelyn Leavitt.
    Prior to his retirement, Frank worked as a Correctional Officer and Group Worker for the Province of New Brunswick. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed going on hunting trips and fishing. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Marysville NB.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street St. George NB with visiting on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held from the Beaver Harbour Baptist Church on Saturday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Bruce Alcorn and Rev. Fred Bradford officiating followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Frankís memory donations to the Beaver Harbour Baptist Church or to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - June 18, 2009 & St. George Funeral Home website.

HILL, STEPHEN BLAINE - Unexpectedly at Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB on June 19, 2009, Mr. Stephen Blaine Hill of Blacks Harbour NB. Born at Blacks Harbour NB on September 12, 1967, he was a son of Mr. Frank and Isabel (Stevens) Hill. A loving son, brother, nephew and friend to many, in addition to his parents, Frank and Isabel, he is survived by four brothers; Robert (Helen) Hill of Blacks Harbour NB, Danny (Lori) Hill and David (Susan) Hill both of Pennfield NB and Gerald Hill of Campbellton NB, one sister, Krista (Terry) Martin of Canal NB, special great niece, Emily Hill, great nephew, Isaac Chevarie and one Godchild, Chloe, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Stephen was predeceased by one sister, Faith Marie.
    When not working as a fisherman, in his spare time Stephen enjoyed being at his camp on Chicken Island. He was an avid outdoorsman who liked to fish and be in the wilderness. Known as the neat freak in his family he was always available to help out anyone in need and he loved his mother more then words can describe. He will be missed by all his family and the many friends he made along the way.
    Resting at the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church from where the service will be held on Monday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Jeff Hoyt officiating followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the church will be held on Sunday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. In Stephenís memory donations to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - June 20, 2009 & St. George Funeral Home website.


MAHAR, ROGER DALE - Unexpectedly at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on August 9, 2009, Mr. Roger Dale Mahar, husband of Rose (Cook) Mahar of Blacks Harbour NB. Born at Blacks Harbour on April 11, 1951, he was a son of the late Sylvanus and Hazel Belle (Cooke) Mahar. A loving husband, father, special grandfather and brother, in addition to his wife Rose, he is survived by one son, Adam (Samantha Cobham) of Blacks Harbour, five brothers; Howard (Shirley) of Truro NS, Robert (Betty) of Penticton BC, David (Eliza) of Blacks Harbour, Allen (Glenna) of Pennfield and Randy (Trudy) of Edmonton AB, six sisters; Dawn (Calvin) Justason of Pennfield NB, Lucy Tracy of Utopia NB, Janice (Ralph) Justaton of Seeleyís Cove, Norma (Gerald) Belliveau and Dorothy (Mike) Barry both of Pennfield and Beth Mahar of Blacks Harbour as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins, special friends, Alan (Linda) Brown of Grand Manan NB, and special island grandchildren, Dominick and Shyloh. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by one sister, Patricia Seeley.
    Roger was previously employed by Connors Bros for over 35 years. He was a member and dispatcher with the Blacks Harbour Fire Department for 20 years. Roger was very involved with his community as he was a fixture at the Blacks Harbour Arena for many years whether it be officiating at hockey games both on and off the ice and later as the announcer in the penalty box for the Blacks Harbour Silverkings and Jr. Silverkings, Fundy League and any arena function. He was also President of Connors Bros Softball League and will be remembered as a very special person at Christmas time.
    Friends are invited to a time of visitation at the Calvary Baptist Church, Blacks Harbour NB on Wednesday evening from 7-9 pm. A celebration of Rogerís life will be held at the church on Sunday at 2 pm with Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Interment will be held at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Rogerís memory made to the Calvary Baptist Church, NB Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Charlotte County Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB.
SOURCE: St. George Funeral Home website.

O'NEILL, BESSIE MARGUERITE - Peacefully at her residence, on September 26, 2009, Mrs. Bessie Marguerite (Mealey) OíNeil, wife of Mr. Wallace OíNeil of Pocologan NB. Born at Pocologan on April 3, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Hazel (Campbell) Mealey. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, in addition to her husband Wallace, she is survived by one son, Carl (Laura) OíNeil, and one daughter, Diane (David) Munn both of Pocologan, two grandchildren; Shyanne (Kenny) Hansen of Beaver Harbour NB and Carl Jr. (Angela) OíNeil of Dartmouth NS, four great grandchildren; Erik and Kaitlyn Hansen and Rachael and Bella OíNeil , two brothers; Charles (Georgia) Mealey and Kenny Mealey, three sisters; Hazel Winters, Beatrice Mealey and Alice McLean all of Pocologan and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Bessie was predeceased by one brother, Cecil Mealey.
    Prior to her retirement, Bessie worked as a labourer for Connorís Bros. She was an avid walker who enjoyed taking a long peaceful walk. She loved to take trips to Calais ME and to spend some quiet time watching hummingbirds. Bessie was a member of the Pocologan Baptist Church.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB from where the service will be held from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Tuesday at 2 pm with Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating, followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Bessieís memory, donations to the Pocologan Baptist Church or to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - September 28, 2009 & St. George Funeral Home website.

HALL, HELEN MARIE - Peacefully, surrounded by her family at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on October 16, 2009, Mrs. Helen Marie (MacLaren) Hall, wife of Mr. Robert J. Hall of Pennfield NB. Born at St. Andrews NB on December 6, 1940, she was a daughter of Sarah (Beckerton) MacLaren of Petitcodiac NB and the late Frederick P. MacLaren. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, in addition to her husband Robert, she is survived by one son; Bishop Burnham ďBurnieĒ and Leasa Hall of Groton CT, three grandchildren; Robert and Jasmin Hall of Hudson NH, Sarah Hall and her husband Neal Rubenstein of New York NY and Justin M.F. Hall of Groton CT, her mother, Sarah MacLaren of Petitcodiac NB, one sister, Ethel and Roy Bannister of Kingsclear NB, one brother, Frederick and Ronah MacLaren of Petitcodiac NB, brother in law, Alonzo and Alice Hall of St. George NB and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her father, she was predeceased by one brother, Preston MacLaren.
    Prior to her retirement, Helen was employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse who worked at Fundy Hospital at Blacks Harbour NB. She was an avid musician who enjoyed to play the piano and sing and was an outstanding telecommunicater. When Helen had a moment to herself, she enjoyed knitting, crocheting or reading a good book. Helen was the president of the Charlotte County Chapter of the Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB from where the service will be held on Sunday from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel at 2:30 pm with Rev. Reg Ferris officiating followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the funeral home on Saturday from 6-9 pm. In Helenís memory, donations to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation or to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - October 17, 2009 & St. George Funeral Home website.

STUART, ARTHUR "ALLISON" - The death of Arthur Allison Stuart, loving husband of Elizabeth (Holmes) Stuart, occurred peacefully on Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born 1938 in Pennfield, NB he was the son of the late Frederick and Blanche (Munro) Stuart. Allison worked as a lighthouse keeper, and was very active in his church. In addition to his loving wife Elizabeth of 52 years, he is survived by his sister Gwendolyn McGee of St. George and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brother Clifford Allan Stuart. Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John with visitations on Friday, December 11, 2009 from 3 to 9 pm. The funeral service will be held from Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 11 am, with Rev. George Howe officiating. Interment will take place in Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. The family would appreciate donations made to the charity of the donor's choice.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 10, 2009 & Fundy Funeral Home website.

STUART, ARTHUR "ALLISON" - The funeral service for Arthur Allison Stuart was held from Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, December 9, 2009 with Rev. George Howe officiating. Eulogy was given by niece Sandra Wood; poems were read by Christina Clark and Mary Melanson. Honorary Pallbearers were nephews: Richard Stuart, Nicholas Wood, Chris Stuart, Jimmy Stuart, Fred Stuart and Brandon Guthrie. Pallbearers were Coast Guard Employees: Paul Melanson, Scott Galbraith, Gordon Ford and Shane Wilson. Floral tributes received included one from Canadian Coast Guard Employees as well as those from family and friends. Donations in memory of Allison were made to the Canadian Cancer Society; Tabernacle United Baptist Church; Romero House Soup Kitchen; Wendy Nickerson Memorial Bursary Fund; as well as many sympathy cards. Interment will take place in Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. The family would like to take this opportunity to thank the Saint John Coast Guard Base for their time and heart felt sympathy. Also to the family members and friends who showed their support by their presence, donations of food, flowers, cards and prayers. The family would also like to thank Rev. Howe for all his kindness and preparing of a very fitting service. Thanks goes out to all that played, sang and read. Special thanks to Paul Daigle and the staff at Fundy Funeral Home for making all of us feel so comfortable. We knew we were in good hands.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 16, 2009 & Fundy Funeral Home website.

STEEN, WILLIAM ALLAN "Bill" - At his residence at Breadalbane NB on December 19, 2009, Mr. William ďBillĒ Allan Steen, husband of the late Blanche M. (Wilcox) Steen. Born at Methuen MA on July 14, 1915, he was a son of the late Charles and Mary E. (Cordingly) Steen. A loving father and grandfather, he is survived by one son, Russell (Olive) Steen of Breadalbane NB, one daughter, Sheila (David) McCourt of Scarbourough ON, three grandchildren; Patrick McCourt of North Bay ON, Julie (Colin) Morrison of Scarbourough ON and Diane (Randy) Madenly of Bolton ON and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his wife, Blanche, he was predeceased by two brothers, Francis and Charlie and by two sisters, Anne Armstrong and Florence Kernighan.
    Bill was a veteran of the Second World War where he served with the Service Corps in England. He was an avid musician who loved to play the Harmonica and was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. He was a member of the St. George Baptist Church.
    Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George NB from where the service will be held from the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel on Tuesday at 2 pm with Rev. Darren Millett officiating. The interment will take place at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the funeral home will be held on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In Billís memory, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.
SOURCE: New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) - December 21, 2009 & St. George Funeral Home website.

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