Louis Elbridge (Cy) Keenan
In his 96th year after a very healthy life, Cy passed away at Pine Grove on Sunday, April 6, 2003 after a stay of 4 weeks. The care he received while there was exceptional and also his 3 months spent on 4 Northwest where there were some special nurses who gave extra TLC. Our heartfelt thanks.
Cy was born in Fredericton in 1907 to the late Gertrude (Davey) and Peter Keenan. He graduated from U.N.B. with a civil engineering degree. He holds a record with the university for being the only player in the history to play 6 years of U.N.B. hockey. For the next 43 years Cy was employed with the City of Fredericton as an engineer.
He will be remembered as an ardent salmon fisherman, spending many hours on the Saint John river around the Hart's pool area where he had his beloved fishing camp.
Cy is survived by daughter Jo-Anne (Robert) Hallett, Island View; son Peter Keenan, Fredericton; two very special grandchildren Todd (Debbie) Hallett of Fredericton, Kari-Ann Hallett (Fiance Rob Colwell), Fredericton; many nieces and nephews; also his very special homemakers Sue MacFarlane and Barb Morrison. Predeceased by his wife Pauline in 1998, a sister Eileen and brothers Jack, Doug and Ed.
No visitation will take place. A celebration of Cy's life will take place on Wednesday, April 9th at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Parish, Hanwell Road. Interment at a later date at the Hermitage Cemetery. Rememberances to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated.
Kenneth Paul McGrath
Kenneth P. McGrath, 56, passed away September 11, 2003 in Thailand, Bangkok of heart failure. Ken was born October 15, 1946 in Newcastle, NB. At a young age he began a successful career as an engineer for Ontario Hydro, working at both Lakeview and Nanticoke Power Stations. In 1976, he began the first of many years working overseas as an engineer and consultant, first in Lagos, Nigeria, and then to Johannesburg, South Africa; Venezuela; Singapore; Malaysia and Thailand.
Surviving relatives include his mother Patricia Gunter, step-father Walter Gunter, sister Louise, Marilyn Anne mother of his children Kimberly Anne and Keri Lynn, grandson Jordan Paul and his father Stehan, Aunt Inez, son-in-laws Alex and David, and companion Nora, and her son Sean.
Loved dearly by his family and friends, the memory of Ken�s warm smile, determination, and kind infectious spirit will remain in the hearts of many. Kenneth�s legacy and spirit will live on and forever shine through his daughters Kimberly and Keri Lynn, and grandson Jordan
A memorial service in celebration of his life will be held Monday September 22, 2003 at 2:00 pm at St. Patrick�s Catholic Church, Whites Cove, NB In lieu of flowers, his daughters have requested that memorial donations be made in his name. Bishop�s Funeral Home (506) 458-1885 will have further information on the charity that has been chosen for donations.
Leona M. Wilcox
The passing of Leona Marie (Guitard) Wilcox, of New Maryland, occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on Thursday, September 18, 2003 at the age of 78.
Born in Belledune, NB, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Paul and Elizabeth (Chamberlain) Guitard. Leona was a retired office worker with Elmo Canada of Brampton, Ontario and a member of St's John and Paul Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband Max; 1 sister Regina Guitard of Bathurst; a sister-in-law Charlotte; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; four sisters Bernice, Mary, Marion and Emma; five brothers Emile, Reginald, Arthur, Charles and Dennis.
Resting at Bishop�s Funeral Home 540 Woodstock Road, Fredericton on Friday from 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Sts John & Paul Roman Catholic Church on Saturday September 20, 2003 at 2:15 pm with Father Ralph McRae officiating. Interment will be held at St. Columbia Catholic Cemetery in Fredericton Junction following the service. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Margaret Winnifred (Jaffrey) Adams
The passing of Margaret Winnifred (Jaffrey) Adams of Fredericton occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on Thursday, May 29, 2003 at the age of 86. Born in Lincoln, NB, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Cora (Hayward) Jaffrey and wife of the late Jesse Burns Adams.
She is survived by a son Glen Adams (Betty); daughter Sally Coffey; chosen daughter Gloria Horsnell; brother Doug Jaffrey (Corlinda); one sister Nellie Langley; four grandaughters Theresa Burge (Jim), Cathy Coffey (Tom), Marilee Rust (Cam), Shawna Horsnell; two grandsons Bob Coffey (Angela), David Adams; special chosen grandson Tom Lyons; three great grandaughters Alicia and Ashley Coffey, and Anna Rust; nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents; husband; grandaughter Kathy Horsnell; twin brothers Dan and Jack as infants; sisters Greta Goodine and Ida Jaffrey.
The family will be receiving friends at Bishop's Funeral Home 540 Woodstock Road on Friday May 30, 2003 from 7-9 pm. No funeral by request of the deceased. No flowers by request. Donations to the I.W.K. or a charity of the donor's choice.
Howard Douglas Allen
Howard Douglas Allen, a very special brother and brother-in-law, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on June 14th , 2003. Born on December 20th , 1932 in Fredericton, Douglas was the oldest son of Hayward and Frances (Hall) Allen.
He is survived by his sister, Marion Coulson (Allen), brother-in-law David Coulson, his brother Ted Allen (Rita) of St. Albert, Alberta and several nieces and nephews. Douglas was predeceased by his Mom and Dad; sister Nancy, brothers Brian and Richard (January 17th , 2003) Douglas graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1955 with a Science Degree. He was past-president of the Friends and Fellowship Club. His greatest passion was playing 45's with his senior friends at Monsignor Boyd Family Centre every Wednesday afternoon.
A memorial service of Douglas's life will be celebrated at Smythe Street Cathedral on Monday, June 23rd , 2003 at 2:30 PM. There is no visitation by request. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to any charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. A reception will be held following the service. Interment at a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Bishop's Funeral Home, 540 Woodstock Road (458-1885)
Marion E. Davis
The passing of Marion E. Davis of Fredericton occurred June 7, 2003 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was 83. Born in Moncton NB, she was a daughter of the late Everett & Eleanor (Horsman) Trites & wife of the late Glen Davis. Marion graduated from the Provincial Normal School in 1937, becoming a Teacher and teaching in various locations in NB. She was a homemaker and a member of Brunswick Street Baptist Church. Marion will be remembered by many for her letters to the Editor of The Daily Gleaner.
Surviving are two sons: Peter (Marsha) and John (Cathy) of Fredericton, Grandchildren; Matthew, Sarah, and Beth all of Fredericton. One brother Vaughan Trites (Erma) of Moncton, one sister Lois Clitheroe (Herbert) of Toronto, several nieces & nephews.
Resting at Bishop�s Funeral Home, 540 Woodstock Road, Fredericton, where visitation will be held Tuesday 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held from Bishop�s Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, June 11, 2003 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Ralph Irving officiating. Interment will be held privately. Memorials to the Diabetes Association, or Brunswick Street Baptist Church would be appreciated by the family.
Olive Catherine Douglas
The passing of Olive Catherine Douglas of Fredericton occurred peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday,
June 4, 2003 at the age of 84. Born in Pictou, NS, she was a daughter of the late Rod and Eva (Watters) Robley and wife of the late Borden Daniel Douglas.
She is survived by her sons Keith (Linda) of Richmond Hill Toronto, Ontario, Ivan (Judy) of Fredericton and Robert (Colleen) of Detroit, Michigan; daughter Sharon (Arthur) Gibson of Fredericton; sisters Elva (Harold) Smith of Durham, NS, Evie (Murdock) Campbell of Pictou, NS; brother Waldo (Marilyn) Robley of Ontario; grandchildren Jennifer, Julie, Cynthia, Tanya & Tim, Donna & Michael, Robyn & Adam; great grandaughter Bailey. Predeceased by her parents; husband; brothers Harold Robley and Jack Robley.
There will be no visitation by request of the family. A funeral service will be held at Gibson Memorial United Church on Saturday June 7, 2003 at 12:00 pm with Rev. Boyd Vincent officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of the donor's choice.
The passing of Gertrude Gamble of Oromocto, NB occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on Thursday, June 12, 2003.
Born in Shirley Settlement, NB, she was the daughter of the late Moses and Addie (Lyons) Barker. Her husband Harry Freeman Gamble predeceased her in 1982. Gertrude was a lifetime member of the P.C. Party, the CECELIA Rebekah Lodge #129, Sunbury Seniors Friendship Group; lifetime Member of the Burton Women's Institute and a member of the Oromocto United Church. She was an avid card player who had a passion for 45's.
Gertrude is survived by one daughter, Joan Scott and husband Paul; one precious granddaughter Kristina Scott; two brothers, Hughie Barker of Fredericton and Ken Barker (Norma) of New Glasgow, NS; a sister-in-law, Mary Sweeney of Durham Bridge; several nieces and nephews and cousins. Predeceased by one brother Ralph Barker.
The family will receive friends at Bishop's Funeral Home, 540 Woodstock Road, Fredericton, on Sunday from 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held from Bishop's Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, June 16, 2003 at 2:00 PM with Margie Patterson officiating. Interment to follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Burton, NB. Memorials to any charitable organization would be appreciated by the family.
Keith Carl Gorman
The death of Keith Carl Gorman occurred unexpectedly at home on Monday, June 16. Born in Grand Falls, NB, June 21, 1943 he was the son of Margaret (Rideout) Gorman and the late Carl Gorman.
He received his B. PEd. From the University of New Brunswick (1965) and an M.Ed. in Physical Education from the University of Maine (1976). An outstanding athlete in his youth, he spent thirty-four years at Stanley High School as teacher, coach, and guidance counselor. His dedication to the school was recognized in 1999 when the new gymnasium was named in his honor.
A devoted husband and father, his greatest love was his family. In his youth he developed a passion for sports, sports magazines and newspapers which continued his entire life.
He is survived by his beloved wife Anne Marie (Foreman), his mother Margaret Gorman, two sons, Dr. Sean Gorman of Vancouver, Mark of Stanley, two daughters, Dr. Erin (Andrew) Gorman of London, Ontario and Maggie of Ottawa, two sisters Sharon (Terry) Ciebin of Vancouver, and Diane (Ray) Flynn of Fredericton, brothers-in-law, Fred, Gerald, Lawrence, Roy (Linda), Harry (Cathy), Neill (Gisele), Bobby (Marilyn), Dennis Foreman, sister-in-law Winnifred (Bob) Taylor, nieces and nephews, an aunt and uncle and several cousins. He will also be deeply missed by a host of former students and many friends including his boyhood friend, Andrew Sutherland.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Stanley on Thursday, June 19, at 11 am with Rev. David Fulton officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday afternoon and evening 2-4 and 7-9 at St. Patrick's. For those who wish, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Arthritis Society, or charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Bishop�s Funeral Home, 540 Woodstock Road, have been entrusted with the arrangements.
Bruce L. Hossack
The passing of Bruce L. Hossack of Fredericton, NB occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on Sunday, June 15, 2003 at the age of 80. Born in Williamsburg, NB, he was a son of the late George and Eliza (Dorcas) Hossack and husband of the late Estella (Jennie) Jane Hossack. He was employed for many years with the Department of Tourism at Mactaquac Provincial Park.
He is survived by his children Brock and his wife Candace and their son Johnathan of New Maryland, Brent and his daughter Ashlee of Lincoln; numerous nieces and nephews and cousins; brother-in-law Carroll Cail and his wife Pauline of Fredericton; sister-in-law Aleta Black and her husband Chester of Lynnfield , Massachusetts.
Resting at Bishop's Funeral Home, 540 Woodstock Road, Fredericton, with visitation on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held from Bishop's Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 at 3:30 pm with Rev. Elaine Hamilton officiating.
Interment to follow in the Lower Lincoln Cemetery. Memorials to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Doris Helen Smith
The passing of Doris Helen Smith of Charters Settlement, NB occurred at York Manor Nursing Home, Fredericton, on Wednesday, June 18, 2003. Born July 9, 1918 at North Lake, NB, she was a daughter of the late Floyd Cosman Smith and Amey Etta (Boardman) Smith. She was a retired teacher having taught school in New Brunswick. She was also employed with the Compensation Board in Saint John, NB.
Baptist by faith, she was a member of the Skyline Acres Baptist Church, a member of the Mary and Martha Group at the church and she was a member of the Canadian Baptist Overseas Mission Board.
Survived by a sister, Myra Gladys Smith; two nieces, Judy McWaid (George) of McLeod Hill and Corliss Pyne of Charters Settlement; great nieces and nephews and two great great nieces. Predeceased by her parents, a sister Shirley Louise Pyne and a nephew A. Charles Pyne II.
Resting at Bishop's Funeral Home, 540 Woodstock Road, Fredericton on Friday evening from 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held from Bishop's Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, June 21, 2003 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Karl Csaszar officiating. Interment in the Foster ville Cemetery.
June Elizabeth Staples
The passing of June Elizabeth Staples of Fredericton occurred June 8, 2003 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. She was 75. Born in Halifax NS, she was a daughter of the late Dorothy (Brown) Foggoa and Daniel Brown. A homemaker, she was Anglican by faith.
Surviving are children Doug Staples, Julie Higham (Tom), Wendy Staples, Margaret Phillips (Bernell), Nancy Staples, Earl Staples (Brenda); Grandchildren: Doug Staples, Joe Bil, Steven Staples, Leanne DesRochers (Hugo), Marc Baril, Stephanie Heenan, Kristin Heenan (Sebastien) Shawn Phillips (Jennifer)Tobie Staples and Matthew Rosenberg; Great-grandchildren Detrik and Kaleb, Sisters; Ola Foggoa, Jeanne Fraser, Judy Foggoa, Brothers; Thomas Brown, Fred Brown and Andrew Foggoa. Special Nephew Sonny Finter, several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Earl William Staples, daughters Marjorie Rita and June Dorothy, her parents, sister Barbara, brothers Daniel (Bud), Laurie, Lloyd and Teddy.
There will be no visitation at the request of the family. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or charity of the donor�s choice. A Private Family service will be held in Dartmouth, NS on June 12, 2003. Bishop�s Funeral Home 540 Woodstock Road, in charge of arrangements.
Mary Elizabeth Targett
The passing of Mary Elizabeth Targett of Fredericton occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on Monday, June 9, 2003. She was 77. Born in Nashwaaksis, NB, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Hazel (Bailey) Hawkins. Mary was office manager and bookeeper for Neills Sporting Goods for many years and also worked at City Dairy on King St. and Hartt Boot and Shoe for a number of years. She was Anglican by faith.
Mary is survived by her daughter Leanne E. Targett of Fredericton; a sister, Violet Meade of Fredericton and a brother Herb Hawkins and wife Barb of Fredericton; nieces and nephews. Mary is also survived by her dear friends Marlina Gallagher of Douglas, Doris McMinniman of Fredericton, Mavis Carr and Marlene Murray both of Rusagonis. Predeceased by her parents and husband William Leslie Targett.
Resting at Bishop's Funeral Home, 540 Woodstock Road, Fredericton where visitation will be held Wednesday 3:30-5 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held from Bishop's Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, June 12, 2003 at 1:00 PM with Rev. Bill MacMullin officiating. Interment to follow in the Forest Hill Cemetery. Memorials to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.