DOUCET, Mrs. Patricia, God called a special Angel home on Wednesday, July 5th, 2006, Pat Doucet, wife of Lionel Doucet of O'Neil Drive, Bathurst, passed away at the Chaleur regional Hospital in Bathurst after a brief illness. Born in Detroit, Michigan, USA on March 6th, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Kenny) and the late Patrick Augustine Brennan. A graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and Hotel Dieu School of Nursing, she worked in the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Bathurst, Toronto General Hospital, Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto and the Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst. She retired in 1988 after many years of working with newborns in the nursery. Pat was a member of the Holy Family CWL and the Retired Nurses Association. A loving & devoted wife, mother and grandmother Pat is survived by her husband of 58 years Lionel Doucet and 7 children: Calvin (Bonnie Lebans) Bathurst, John (Pauline) St. John's NFLD, Bev Palmer (Dan) Ottawa, Karen Stubbert (Sheldon) Moncton, Paula Wilson (Richard) Ottawa, Bernie (Heather) Whitehorse, Alan (Cindy) Bathurst, 13 grandchildren; brother Bernie (Bonnie) Brennan, Aylmer, PQ and several nieces and nephews to whom she was affectionately known as Mommy Pat. She was predeceased by an infant son Lionel Patrick, brothers John (Jack) Brennan, Brian Brennan and sister Mary Kathryn (Kay) Brennan. Visitations are at Elhatton Funeral Home, 187 St.George St., Bathurst (www.elhatton.com) Friday, July 7, 2006. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, July 8, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. from Holy Family Church, St. Peter Ave. Bathurst. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. For anyone wishing to give tokens of sympathy, the family would appreciate donations to a favorite charity. Visiting hours for the late Patricia Doucet: Friday, July 7 2006 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral.
SCOTT, ALVIN MILTON The passing of Alvin Milton Scott, husband of Anne (Gradley) Scott, of Boiestown, NB, occurred on July 6, 2006 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Born on May 23, 1922 in Bloomfield Ridge, NB, he was a son of the late Harvey and Sarah (Stickney) Scott. Alvin was a veteran of World War II, serving in England, Scotland, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He also served in the Korean War, and with the United Nations in Korea and Egypt. He served a total of 25 years with the Royal Canadian Armed Forces. Later he worked for 15 years at the UNB Physical Plant. He was a member of the Forestry Corp, and of the Royal Canadian Engineers. Alvin enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially the Miramichi, which was his passion. Besides his wife of 64 years, he is survived by two sons, Alvin (Linda) Scott of Saint John and Paul (Joan) Scott of Oromocto; one daughter, Valerie (Keith) Adams of Sarnia, ON; daughter-in-law, Louisette Scott; six grandchildren, Chantale (Stephen) Hofman, Karen (Dan) Baillie, Kevin (Penny) Scott, Craig and Shawn Adams and Kristina Scott; six great grandchildren, Sarah and Matthew Hofman, Taylor and Tanner Adams, Connor and Regan Scott; one brother, Douglas Scott of New Maryland, NB; and several nieces and nephews. Upon Alvin's request, there will be no visitation. A Memorial Service will be held at Miramichi Valley Funeral Home, New Bandon, NB on Saturday, July 8, 2006 at 3 pm with Pastor Robert Hanson officiating. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion are asked to assemble at Miramichi Valley Funeral Home on Saturday for the service. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Personal condolences may be offered through www.miramichivalleyfh.com.
LEAVITT, STINSON STEPHEN - Unexpectedly at Back Bay NB, on July 5th 2006, Mr. Stinson Stephen Leavitt, 27 of Back Bay, NB. Born in Saint John NB on February 8th 1979 he was the son of Christina Alice Leavitt of St. George NB. A loving son, brother and uncle he is survived besides his mother by one sister, Michelle (Peter) Smith of Back Bay, NB, one nephew and niece Peter Jr. and Autumn Smith respectively, three aunts and uncles, Etta (Vance) Cooke of Back Bay, Lorraine (Doug) Justason of Pocologan and Lorreen (Stewart) Brown of Beaver Harbour and several cousins. Stinson loved to spend time with niece and nephew and was known for tearing things apart and trying to rebuild them. He loved spending time on the water, and fishing with his employer and good friend David Cooke. Resting at the Seaview Full Gospel Church in Back Bay NB from where the service will be held on Saturday at 2:00pm followed by interment in the St. George Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the church on Friday, from 2-4 and 7-9pm. In Stinson's memory, donations to a charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, 26 Portage St. St. George NB, E5C 3L6 (755-3533) (www.stgeorgefh.ca)
JONES, SUSAN AITKEN (1935 - 2006) - Susan Aitken (Danks) Jones, 70, passed away Tuesday July 4, 2006 at the Carleton Memorial Hospital. Born in Glasgow, Scotland on December 29, 1935, daughter of the late Francis and Sarah (Bradley) Danks. Surviving is her husband Wallace, Woodstock, NB, daughter Tracie Ann Jones, Skiff Lake, NB, son Dwayne (Brandi McGuire), Vancouver, BC, grandchildren: Emma Jean, Griffin, sister Sadie Harvey, Glasgow, Scotland, brother John Danks, Oshawa, ON, several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents Susan was predeceased by a sister Jenny Wolsey, brothers: Frank, Jim, and Tommy. Respecting the request of the deceased there will be no visitation or funeral service. Interment will be at a later date. For those who wish, donations to the memorial of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences can be made at ww.carletonfuneralhome.ca "Serving All Faiths & within the Means of All"
DEBLY - the death of John T. Debly of 677 Brunswick Drive, husband of Zahie (Choefatti) Debly, occurred unexpectedly at the Saint John Regional Hospital of Thursday, July 6, 2006. Mr. Debly was born in Dahr-El-Aine, Lebanon, a son of the late Thomas and Shahidi (Wansa) Debly. He had been a detective in Beirut until moving to Saint John a number of years ago. He was a devote Catholic. Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Charbel (Pauline) of Halifax; two daughters, Miriam Debly (John MacDougall) of Halifax, and Theresa Debly (Scott MacLoed) of Saint John; two brothers, Nabil (Danielle) of Drummondville, Quebec, and Milad (Debbie) of Saint John; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday morning at 10:30. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's cemetery. www.fitzpatrickfh.com
Nigel Moreau Passed away peacefully at the Moncton City Hospital on Wednesday, July 5th, 2006 at the age 56. Loving husband of Dorothy Moreau of Moncton. Born Timmins, Ontario, he was predeceased by his parents, Armand and Florence (Ethier) Moreau. Besides his wife, Nigel is survived by his daughter, Luella Andrews of Moncton; his three grandchildren, Laura Herbert (Ottawa), Nicholas Andrews, age 11 and Katie Andrews, age 9 (Moncton); two brothers, Glenn of North Bay, Ontario and Larry of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Funeral Service will be held at the Wesleyan Church, 945 St. George Blvd., Moncton on Friday, July 7th, 2006 at 3p.m. As expressions of Sympathies, the Moreau family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fair Haven Funeral Home, 1177 Salisbury Road, Moncton (506) 852-3530. In memory of Nigel, the family would invite you to please sign the book of condolences at : www.fairhavenmemorial.ca
Henrietta Tower 1910-2006 The death of Henrietta (Watt) Tower, age 96, of Moncton, N.B., occurred on Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at the Kenneth E. Spencer Memorial Home Inc. in Moncton, N.B. Born on June 9, 1910 , she was the daughter of the late William and Margaret (MacKenzie) Watt. She will be greatly missed by her two daughters, Sheila Leger (late Raymond Leger) of Beaumont, N.B. and June Ann Tower of Lakeville, N.B.; her son Allen (Edna) Tower of Mississauga, Ontario; eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Forris Tower in 1986 and her brother William Watt. Arrangements are entrusted to Campbell's Funeral Home, 89 Bridge Street, Sackville, N.B. (364-8188). Cremation has taken place. The funeral service will be held from Campbell's Funeral Home on Sunday, July 9, 2006 at 3 pm. with Rev. Terrance Trites officiating. Visitation will take place from 1 pm until the time of the service. Burial will take place in the Dorchester Cemetery. Following the service a time of fellowship and remembrance will be held at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Henrietta may be made to the Kenneth E. Spencer Memorial Home Inc. or to the charity of ones choice.
CHRISTIE, LORNA ALENE "TOOTS" - After a courageous battle with Alzheimer's Disease Lorna Alene "Toots" Christie of Fredericton, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2006 at York Manor Nursing Home. Lorna is now at home, her Christian faith shone in everything she did. Born in Penniac, NB, she was a daughter of the late William and Zena (Parent) Christie. Lorna was an avid gardener and anything she grew seemed to shine and she supplied many friends with her tomatoes. Lorna's had a great love for children and she taught for 34 years in various communities, first being Upper Penniac in 1949, then on to Morehouse Corner, Nashwaak Village, Southampton, Upper Durham, Douglas, New Maryland, Grand Manan, and retired from Welsford School in 1983 where she taught for 15 years. She was a member of the Penniac United Church, the United Women's Institute and was a World Vision Foster Caregiver. As quiet as she was she could be heard an admired by the soft looks on her face. She is survived by one brother, Art Christie of Penniac; one niece, Lori (Dave) Edwards of Centerville; two nephews, Scott (Cyndi) Christie of Penniac and Lee (Lana) Christie of Penniac; cousins, Howard, Anna and Norma. Besides her parents, Lorna was predeceased by sister-in-law, Doris Christie and one Nephew, Randy Christie. Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton on Thursday, July 6, 2006 from 7 to 9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 7, 2006 at 2 pm from the York Funeral Home's T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel, Fredericton, NB. Interment will be in the Penniac United Church Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances to the Alzheimer's Society of New Brunswick or to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com.
COYNE - at Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, July 4, 2006, Wilfred "Bee" Lawrence Coyne, husband of the late Geraldine H. (Gowan) Coyne, of St. Stephen, NB. Survived by three daughters, two sons and seven grandchildren. Predeceased by brother, Rev. George Coyne. Funeral Mass will be held at the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, Union Street, St. Stephen, NB on Friday July 7, 2006 at 10 AM with Rev. Paul Riley and Rev. Joseph Coyne officiating. Interment at Milltown Roman Catholic Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Thursday July 6, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or charity of ones choice would be appreciated by the family.
SMITH, ASHAEL W. - Ashael died at his home in Chocolate Cove, Deer Island on July 10th, 2006, with his family at his side, after a five month cancer battle. He was 72. He was born at Wicklow, Carleton County, NB, a son of Hughlett and Beulah (Tapley) Smith. In the fifties, Ashael worked in construction as a survey technician. During his life on Deer Island he was involved in various aspects of the fishing and aquaculture industries. He and his wife, Ruth Anne, owned and operated Smith's Cycle & Sports in St. Stephen for nine years. Prior to his illness, he was employed by Richardson Marine Services. He is survived by: his wife, Ruth Anne (Cline) Smith, daughter, Leslie (Paul) Johnson of Hendersonville, TN, and two sons, Byron (Mayra) Smith of Key West, FL, and Winston (Kimberly) Smith of Chocolate Cove; four grandchildren, Emma Johnson, Luke Johnson, Beverley Smith and Madeline Smith; one sister, Muriel (Al) Main of Port Angeles, WA, four brothers, Aubrey (Jean) Smith of Berlin, MD, Vernett (Terry) of Fredericton, NB, Sharpe (Betty) Smith of Dieppe, NB and Glad (Cathy) Smith of Chamcook, NB; an aunt, Sydna Reid of Hartland, NB; three nieces, seven nephews and several cousins. He was predeceased by his first wife, Norma. A memorial service will be held at the Leonardville Community Cemetery (Deer Island) on Wednesday, July 12th at 3:00 pm. Donations to local charities, in lieu of flowers, would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home, (755-3533) 26 Portage St. St. George, NB, E5C 3L6 (www.stgeorgefh.ca)
HELLINGWERF, ADA MARGARETHA (ZIFF) - of Rothesay passed away at the SJRH on July 9, 2006. She was born in Amsterdam in 1930, and immigrated to Canada in 1954 with her husband, Stefanus. Ada was actively involved in the executives of the NB Speed Skating Association and the Saint John Speed Skating Association. One of the highlights was watching her daughter coach the US Olympic Speed Skating team in the 2002 Winter Olympics. She loved camping and traveling with her family, she was a volunteer at the Kennebecasis Library and bowled Wednesday afternoons at KV Bowling. Ada was the daughter of the late Israel Wolf Ziff & Sellie (Schnitzler) Ziff and wife of the late Stefanus Hellingwerf. Ada is survived by one son; Michael Hellingwerf (Margaret) of Rothesay, one daughter; Susan Ellis (Glen) of Rothesay, and three grandchildren; Matthew, Brittany and Sarah Hellingwerf. Resting at A. W. Cavanagh Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 91 Leinster Street (634-1712) with visitation on Tuesday, July 11, 2006 from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm. A celebration of life will be held in Cavanagh's Chapel on Wednesday July 12, 2006 at 10:00 am followed by internment in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. The family has requested that donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a foundation of the donors choice. www.awcavanagh.com