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NEW BRUNSWICK - St. John - Miscellaneous Obituaries from Brenan's Funeral Home - 1

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Monday, 12 October 2009, at 2:21 p.m.

Nelson Charles Todd
February 16, 2001
The death of Nelson Charles Todd, husband of Mary Ellen (Jukes) Todd, of Saint John, occurred on February 16, 2001, at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born in Saint John he was the son of the late Charles William and Ruth Lucy (McCrow) Todd.
He was employed for 41 years as a carpenter-foreman with Saint John Ship Building Ltd. retiring in 1981. He was Past-President of the Carpenterís Union, Local 840. He was a member and life-time warden of St. James Anglican Church, Broad Street. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and his cottage at Victoria Beach. He and his wife recently celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary and his family was his main focus.
Besides his wife he is survived by his sons Chuck (Diane) of Hampton, Bill (Gwen) of Saint John, his daughters Ruth (Dale) of Plaster Rock, Mary (Chuck) of New Glasgow, NS, his brothers Jullian of Saint John, Howard of Duncan. BC, Everett of Saint John, his sister Marguerite of Saint John, his grandchildren Joley, Jody, Lisa, Jeff, Krista, Adam and Robbie, his great-grandchildren Joshua and Jonathan and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), with visiting on Sunday from 7-9 PM and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2001, at 2:00 PM, from St. James Anglican Church, Broad Street. Interment will take place At Fernhill Cemetery.
Remembrances made to St. James Anglican Church, Broad Street, would be appreciated the family.

Lester A. Tate
The death of Lester Alonzo Tate of Stephenson Towers, husband of Rita Cavan occurred on Wednesday, March 28,2001 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Cobbtown, Georgia USA, he was the son of the late Lester A. Sr. and Essie (Smalley) Tate. Lester operated Bernardís Amusements, was a veteran of the Korean War, a member of the R.O.A.B. and the Showmanís Club in Florida. He is survived by five sons Jason of Saint John, Lester, Richard, Jerry all of North Carolina and Lester (Sheri) Tate of Florida, three daughters Tanya of Nova Scotia, Laurie and Stacey Tate both of Saint John, two sisters Dorothy Thomas of Tampa, Florida, and June (Hank) Blade of Ontario, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by one daughter Kim Redding.
By request there will be no funeral home visitation, a memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2001 from Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home Chapel 111 Paradise Row Saint John NB. (506-634-7424) at 11: 00 AM. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Donald Perley Edward (Donny) Stevens
February 16, 2001
Stevens, Donald Perley Edward (Donny) The death of Donald Perley Edward (Donny) Stevens, husband of Jean (Palmer) Stevens, occurred on February 16, 2001, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John he was the son of the late Ernest and Irene (Buckley) Stevens. He was employed with Wilson Fish, Cash & Carry, Sun Track, the Port of Saint John, Keddyís, and Saint John Shipbuilding Ltd. He was also a well known musician in various circles in the Saint John Area. Besides his wife he is survived by his sons Robert (Alanna) of Toronto, ONT, Terry (Susan) of Toronto, ONT, Danny (Cecilia) of Saint John, David (Janie) of Saint John, his daughters Debra Stevens (Chuck) of Saint John, Sonia Parent (Paul) of Saint John, Wendy Durant (Donny) of Toronto, ONT, his brothers Roy (Rita) of Saint John, Teddy (Margie) of Saint John, Greg (Carol) of Saint John, his sisters Carol Valley (Gilbert) of Saint John, Sonia Pye of Brownís Flat, his brother-in-law Roy Pye of Saint John, his sister-in-law Noreen Stevens of Saint John, his twenty-two grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his sister Joanie Pye, his brother Harold Stevens and his brother-in-law Donny Pye.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), with visiting on Monday from 7-9 PM and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2001, at 1:00 PM from Brenanís Chapel. Interment will take place at Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. Remembrances made to the NB Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.

Emily Jane Starr
Emily Jane Starr, wife of the late John G. Starr, died on Thursday, November 15, 2001, at her home in Rothesay. She was the daughter of the late Frederick and Margaret (McAvity) Crosby.
Jane was a lifelong resident of Rothesay, a member of St. Paulís Anglican Church, Rothesay and the ACW of St. Paulís.
She is survived by one daughter, Susan Sims of Sydney, NS, one sister, Charlotte Sutherland of Ontario, four grandchildren, Shawna Johnston, Heather Saunders, Cyndi Corbett and Michael Sims, five great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her two brothers, James and George Crosby. Jane was a graduate of Netherwood School, past member of Riverside Golf and Country Club and the Kennebecasis Garden Club.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at St. Paulís Anglican Church, Rothesay, on Saturday, November 17, 2001 at 2:00 PM. Memorials to St. Paulís Anglican Church Restoration Building Fund or the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family.

Florence Rowena Warner
March 5, 2001
Warner, Florence Rowena The death of Florence Rowena Warner, wife of the late J. W. Raymond Warner, occurred on March 5, 2001, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born at Burttís Corner, NB, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Grace (Brewer) Brown. She was a member of W. O. and Sergeants Mess Womenís Association, the Kidney Foundation, of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 69, of Maude Taylor Branch of the ACW, and St. Lukeís Anglican Church. She is survived by her children Kenneth Warner (Patsy) of Nerepis. NB, Brenda Corkum (Donald) of Saint John, Nancy Johnston (Owen) of Saint John, Ellen Garnett (Earl) of Renforth, Elaine Thompson (George) of St. George, NB, James Warner of Saint John, her sisters Ruby Miller of Alberquerque, New Mexico, Marie Stevenson of Burnaby, BC, Scott Brown of Westfield. Maine, her eleven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Bert, Edgar and Lorne Brown.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), with visiting on Tuesday from 7-9 PM and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2001, at 2:00 PM from St. Lukeís Anglican Church. Interment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery. Remembrances made to the New Brunswick Lung Association, the Kidney Foundation or St. Lukeís Church would be appreciated by the family.

Susan Mary Jane (Secord) Watts
The death of Susan Mary Jane (Secord) Watts, wife of the late Rueben H. Watts, occurred on Monday, February 3, 2003 at the Carleton Kirk Nursing Lodge. Born in Long Creek, Queens County, she was the daughter of the late Walter C. and Jennie F. (Patterson) Secord. Following her employment with Thornes Hardware, she was employed as a clerk-typist with Brooke Bond and Mitchell and McConnell, retiring in 1977. Susan was a former charter member of the Kennebecasis United Baptist Church, currently a member of Main St. Baptist Church and was active in the Womenís Missionary Society at various churches in the Saint John area. She is survived by two sons Dr. E. Gordon Ross of York, Pennsylvania and Peter J. Ross of Quispamsis, NB, two daughters, Ann Fowler of Quispamsis and Marsha (James) Inch of Toronto; one brother Harry Secord of Chipman, one stepson Roy B.L. Watts of Lincoln, one stepdaughter Marlene Bonnevie of Holderville, thirteen grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband she is predeceased by her first husband Ellis G. Ross, sisters Florence, Marion, Bessie and Ada, brothers Ralph, Gordon, Clifford, George and Charlie, son- in- law Fraser, grandsons Tim and Mark.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424) with visiting on Wednesday and Thursday, February 5 and 6, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be celebrated on Friday, February 7, 2003 at 2:00 PM from Main Street Baptist Church. Remembrances may be made to the charity of the donorís choice. Interment in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery.

Fraser Weston
Fraser Weston of Fairfield, NB, passed away on June 2, 2003 at the age of 74. He was the son of the late Harry and Frances (Armstrong) Weston. Fraser is survived by his good friend, Maysie Hunter, two sons, Paul (Pam) and Kevin (Kathy), one daughter, Sharon, nine grandchildren, Michelle (Darren), Rebecca, Courtenay, Ryan, Aaron, Braydon, Rebecca, Cheyenne, and Jocelyn-Sue (Keith), and three great-grandsons, Alex, Nicholas, and Ryan. He is survived by his sisters, Elizabeth (Al), Mary and Leitha (Herb), brothers, Arnold (Rita), Charlie (Dorothy), Arthur (Kay), and Jimmy (Barb), as well as many nieces and nephews. He was loved by many and will be missed by all. He was predeceased by his loving grandson, Corey, and four brothers, Edison (Hig), Lawrence (Helen), Wellesley (Jane), and Joseph (Mary).
By request, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 5, 2003 at 11:00 AM from Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home Chapel, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to Portage, NB PO Box 339, Norton, NB E5T 1J7, would be greatly appreciated by the family. A private family interment will take place at a later date.

Retired Captain Edward G. Wood
Just four days before his 93rd. birthday, the death of Retired Captain Edward G. Wood, husband of the late Mabel (Pinky) (Hayward) Wood of Loch Lomond Villa, Saint John, NB occurred at his residence Tuesday, June 23, 2003.
Born in Saint John, he was the son of the late John Edward and Mary (Bedford) Wood. Like his father before him, Captain Wood served his community faithfully in the Saint John Fire Department. He retired in 1975 as Captain with more than 25 years service, he was a member of the International Fire Association Local #771 and was a former member of St. Maryís and St. Bartholomewís Church.
Besides his wife and parents, Captain Wood is also predeceased by his brother Fred Wood, sister Dorothy Dunham, son Edward Malcolm Wood and daughter Marion Louise Noble, and numerous others.
He is survived by his daughter Bernice Johnston of Saint John, NB, his son Norman Wood of USA, a sister Hazel (Mrs. Harold Nixon), of Saint John, NB, as well as several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and his special grand daughter, Deborah Mahar.
Resting at Brenans Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) with visiting on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will be Thursday, June 26, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. with interment at Fernhill Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the Fire Fightersí special charity; the Muscular Dystrophy Association or a charity of the donorsí choice.

Ronald H. Taylor
The death of Ronald H. Taylor, husband of Freda E. (Smith) Taylor, occurred on January 28, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John he was the son of the late Samuel J. and Mabel M. (Potter) Taylor. He served overseas with the Second Canadian Infantry Brigand during WW II. He was a commercial traveler for the clothing and floor industry. He was a member of the United Commercial Travelerís Jack Kidd Council # 755, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #64, Thistle St. Andrews Curling Club, the Hampton Golf and Country Club, the Men of Fundy and St. Martins Lodge # 30 F&AM. Besides his wife he is survived by his nephews Peter and his wife Margaret Taylor of Rothesay, Brian and his wife Anita Taylor of Calgary, AB, his brother-in-law Gordon and his wife Lois Smith of Bridgewater, NS, his sister-in-law Joyce Smith of Fairvale, nieces and nephews Becky and Bruce Campbell of Halifax, Tony and Nancy Smith of Lunenburg, NS, Janet and Bob McKinney of Quispamsis, Sara and Stephen Harding of Dawson Creek, BC, David and Marie Peacock of Fairvale, Lawrence and Jeannine Smith of Edmonton, AB, Keith and Sydney Smith of the Kingston Peninsula, Stephen and Brenda Smith of Fairvale, Roger and Joanne Smith of Ottawa, ON, and Geoffrey Smith of Vancouver, BC., and his many grand nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Eric S. Taylor.
At his request there will be no visiting. Following cremation at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), family and friends will gather at Brenanís Chapel on Friday, January, 31, 2003, at 2:15 PM, for Prayers of Committal. Interment will take place at Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. Remembrances made to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation, Romero House Soup Kitchen or the Salvation Army would be appreciated.

Nancy Alice (Clark) Spragg
After a courageous battle with cancer the death of Mrs. Nancy Alice (Clark) Spragg of Willow Grove, wife of Donald Spragg, occurred on April 11, 2003 at her residence. Born in Quebec City, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Doris (Brewer) Clark. Nancy was employed with Irving Oil Ltd., Holiday Inn and LM Barry Ė Tele Direct for 18 years. She enjoyed her children and grandchildren, travelling, gardening was very creative in sewing, knitting and crafts. Besides her husband she is survived by one son Larry (Mai) Condon and one daughter Lynn (James) Veldres all of Fort MacMurray, Alberta, one brother Bruce Clark of Stratford, Ontario, two sisters Vivian (David) MacIntosh of Brighton, Ontario, Beverley (Donald) Gilpin of Chute Panet, Quebec, three grandchildren Matthew, Thames and Alexander, several nieces and nephews.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424) with visiting on Sunday, April 13, 2003 and Monday, April 14, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. There will be a private family service at a later date. Interment in Fernhill Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to Saint John Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of the donorís choice.

Beatrice Viola May Snodgrass
The death of Mrs. Beatrice Viola May (Totten-Rantal) Snodgrass of East Saint John, wife of the late Mr. Ernest Snodgrass occurred at her residence on Monday, July 28, 2003.
The daughter of the late Ernest LaBaron and Lillian Gladys Totten, the adopted daughter of the late Paul Rantal she was born in Saint John, where she was a resident all her life. Beatrice was a member of St. Lukeís Anglican Church, Main Street, where she was later married to Ernest Snodgrass. She was an avid Bingo player.
Predeceased by one son, Paul; one sister, Inez; two brothers, Arthur and Murray. She is survived by three sons, Darrold of Binbrook, ON, Mark of Ontario, and Bruce of Saint John; three daughters, Lillian Freestone of Saint John, Eleanor (Hichie) Hutchinson of Keswick, ON, and Sandra Calder of Fredericton, NB; thirteen grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) with visiting on Wednesday, 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, July 31, 2003
from Brenanís Chapel at 2:15pm. Interment will be held at Cedar Hill Cemetery Extension. Remembrances may be made to the New Brunswick Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of the donors choice.

Winona Cullingham (Cully) Sinclair
The death of Mrs. Winona Cullingham Sinclair of 124 Park Drive, Rothesay, NB, E2H 1A8, beloved wife of Norman C. Sinclair, occurred on Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. She was 81 years of age. Born in King Township, Ontario, she spent her early youth in Bradford, Ontario. After graduating from high school she worked briefly with Atlas Steel in Welland and joined the Royal Canadian Navy from January 1944 until November 1945 as a signaller with HMC Dockyard, Halifax. She was mentioned along with Wren Earledene Adams, for steadfast duty during the Bedford magazine explosion July 20, 1945. After the war, she remained in Halifax and in 1948 married Norman C Sinclair. Together they lived in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Calgary Alberta and Saint John New Brunswick. She was an active curler, a member of the Riverside Country Club; a devoted member of the St. John and St Stephen Church and worked with the Saint John Regional Hospital Auxiliary.
She was the daughter of the late John Frederick and Ella Cameron (MacKay) Cullingham. Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, James Sinclair (Deborah) of Moncton and Alan Sinclair (Charline) of Nanaimo, BC, one daughter, Jane Sinclair Williams (Glen) of Little Harbour, NS, two brothers, Donald Cullingham (Vivian) of Alabama and Gordon Cullingham (Janet) of Ottawa, ON, and grandchildren, Kathryn, Nora, Ian, Emily and Nicholas Sinclair.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424), with visiting on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at the Church of St. John & St. Stephen, Coburg Street, Saint John, on Friday, May 30, 2003 at 11:00 AM. Private family interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery, New Glasgow, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be sent to Epilepsy Canada or the charity of the donors choice.

A. Gray Sibson
March 2, 2001
SIBSON, A. GRAY- The death of Mr. Alfred Gray Sibson, of Chapel Grove, husband of Brenda (Ruseff) Sibson, occurred unexpectedly by accident on Friday, March 2, 2001, in Summerville, New Brunswick. Born in Minto, New Brunswick on April 3, 1957, he was the son of Sabra E. (Gray) Sibson and the late Clifford E. Sibson.
Gray was employed by Car Quest in Saint John. He was a graduate of Minto Memorial High School, Saint John Vocational Art Department, Saint John Technical School and was a member of Summerville United Church.
Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by three sons, Jaron, Shane and Justin, all at home, one sister, Elaine Sibson (Robert Risley) of Halifax, NS and one niece, Hilary Risley. He was predeceased by his brother, Dana Edward Sibson in 1971.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, March 5, 2001 at 1:00 PM. Interment in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. Remembrances to the Sibson Family Trust, the Childrenís Wish Foundation, Summerville United Church or the Peninsula Ambulance Service would be appreciated by the family.

Maurice "Zeak" Scott
The death of Maurice "Zeak" Scott occurred, at his residence in St. Martins, on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2003, after battling Cancer for almost three years. Born in Panama City, Florida, he was the son of Clytie Scott and the late Charles W. Scott.
Zeak is survived by his mother Clytie Scott of St. Martins; ex-wife Shelly Robarts; son Sean Chisholm of Saint John; maternal grandfather Maurice Bowland; aunts Lynn Bell, Leah Gallagher, Doreen and Jane; uncle Ralph Bowland; special friends: Rodney, Todd, Stephen, Shelley, Sharon, Cheryl, Laurie, Noreen, Allan, Vanessa, Angela, Bob, Jim, Carolyn and all his good friends at Downey's; nieces and nephews: Emily, Erin, Kate and Garth; cousins from the Allen and O'Dell families in Parkersburg, West Virginia and several cousins in Florida.
At the request of the family, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in St. Martins, to be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the IWK-Health Centre Foundation or New Brunswick Extra-Mural Foundation.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506)634-7424.

Jules J. Robichaud
The death of Mr. Jules J. Robichaud of Chance Harbour, NB, husband of Ella (Burbridge) Robichaud, occurred on Sunday, April 13, 2003 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Inkerman, NB, he was the son of the late Alphonse and Denise (Power) Robichaud. Jules was self employed throughout his working career in the lumbering industry. He had a great love for his family and friends, and enjoyed gardening and reading. Jules is survived by his loving wife, Ella, of 59 years, six sons, Douglas and Alphonse (Tania) both of Chance Harbour, James (Deborah) of Saint John, Paul (Donna) of Chance Harbour, Peter (Wendy) of Saint John, and Kevin (Jennifer) of Musquash, five daughters, Doris Dickson (Donald) of Perth Andover, Jacqueline Chorley (Kenneth) of Hampton, Jeannette Shannon (James) of Sussex, Donna Hodd (Christopher) of Musquash, and Denise Robichaud at home, three brothers, Peter (Emerisa), Phillipe (Melina), and Stanislas (Verne), one sister, Emerentienne Boudreau (Romeo), one sister-in-law, Florine Robichaud, 20 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Patricia, and a brother, Jim.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424, with visitation on Monday from 7-9 and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at 10:00 AM from St. Rose de Lima Church. Interment will take place at St. Josephís Cemetery. Remembrances to the charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated.

Ilse J. F. Robbert
Mrs. Ilse J. F. Robbert, daughter of Heinrich and Anna Maria Klinge, died peacefully at her residence at the Carleton Kirk Lodge, on April 13th, 2003. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis Peter Robbert, as well as her sister, Mrs. Lili Holler, and her brothers, Werner and Erich. She was born in Germany, trained as a Dental Assistant and Nurse, served as a Red Cross Nurse during the Second World War, at the eastern front. In 1954, she emigrated to Canada (Oakville, ON), married and moved to Saint John, where she worked at the Provincial Laboratories until her retirement. She is survived by her niece, Ilse Holler, wife of Dr. John C. Pond, Rothesay, NB, and nephew, Pastor Manfred Holler and wife Gabriele, Bielefeld, Germany, grandnephews, Carsten (Sabine), Bielefeld, Germany, and Eckhard (Renate), Luebeck, Germany, and grandniece, Almuth, Bielefeld, Germany.
At her request, there will be no visitations. A memorial service will be held at Hope Lutheran Church, Second Street, Saint John, NB, on Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at 2:00 P.M. Donations may be directed to the Red Cross, SPCA, Cherry Brook Zoo, or the donorís choice. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424.

Mark Reece
The death of Mr. Mark Reece, of Saint John, NB, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB, on Sunday, May 18, 2003. Born in Manchester, England, April 25, 1914, he was the son of Israel and Ester Reece.
Mr. Reece immigrated to Canada on the 25th. of January, 1949 and was employed for 20 years as C.F.O. of MRA Holdings and Manchester Robinson Allison, Vassie Branch Manchester, Bonnells Ltd. (Cape Breton), MacDonald Furniture (Halifax) and New Way Furniture Co. (Maritimes). He served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve and served with distinction in the Battle of Britain, the middle and far east. He was a past member of the Lions Club for 30 years, past member of the Riverside Golf & Country Club, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #64, the Jewish War Veterans League and Burma Club of New Brunswick. All of his life, Mr. Reece was interested in good music and was a Ham Radio Operator.
Besides his parents, Mr. Reece is also predeceased by two brothers; Hyman and Montague.
Friends are welcome to attend a graveside service, under the direction of Brenans Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) at Shaarei Zedek Cemetery (next to Fernhill Cemetery) Westmorland Rd., Saint John, on Tuesday, May 20, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. There will be no visitation or funeral at the funeral home.

Rattray, Grace Eileen
The death of Grace ĎEileení Rattray, beloved wife of the late Alexander Rattray, formerly of Kilburn Avenue, occurred on June 27, 2003, at the Kennebec Manor. Born at LíEtete, NB, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Bertha (Stewart) Matthews. She was a long time member of Edith Avenue Baptist Church. She was the precious mother of Eleanor Medford, of Quispamsis, and was the cherished grandmother of Scott and John Medford. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her infant daughter Elizabeth Ruth, her son-in-law Law Medford, her brother Stewart Matthews, and her sisters Bessie Matthews and Elva Matthews.
At the familyís request there will be no visiting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424). A private funeral service will be held from Brenanís Chapel followed by interment at Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Remembrances made to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation, Edith Avenue Baptist Church or the charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.

Yvonne Marie Pitts
PITTS, Yvonne Marie: The death of Mrs. Yvonne Marie (Brown) Pitts, 89, of Fredericton, NB, formerly of Saint John West, wife of the late Arthur Pitts, occurred on Friday, May 23, 2003 at her residence, Pine Grove Nursing Home.
Born in Millerton, she was the daughter of the late Douglas and Mary Ellen (Newman) Brown. Yvonne was formerly employed with Anderson Insurance for over 20 years. She was a former member of the Assumption Parish, where she had served on the CWL. For most of her life, Yvonne had resided in Saint John, and had been living in Fredericton for the last five years. She is survived by one son, A. Douglas (Nancy) Pitts of Fredericton, NB, two daughters, Sister Maureen Pitts, SC of Halifax, NS, and Eleanor (Allan) Campbell of Wellington, NS, one granddaughter, Sarah Marie Campbell, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, and one brother, Kenneth Brown.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424, with visitation on Sunday from 7-9 PM and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at 12:00 Noon from Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church with Rev. Gerry White as Celebrant. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimerís Society of Saint John. A special thanks to all the staff at Pine Grove Nursing Home for their special care of our mother

Herbert ĎJimmyí G. Pitt
The death of Herbert ĎJimmyí G. Pitt, husband of Eileen (Carvell) Pitt, occurred on July 21, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born in Saint John he was the son of Beatrice ĎBeaí Charlton and the late Herbert Pitt.
He was a member of the ILA Local #273 and was formerly employed at Saint John Dry Dock and operated a taxi. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed playing darts on Sunday. He was Anglican by faith.
Besides his wife and mother he is survived by his daughters Joyce Hunter (Blair Albert) of Moncton, Anna Lisa Hunter (Dale Porter) of London, ON, his sons-in-law Richard Harten of Moncton, Stephen Vandenberghe of Westfield, NB, His brother Paul Pitt (Norma) of Vancouver, his brothers-in-law Jimmy Carvell, Billy Carvell, Lenny Carvell, all of Saint John, his sister Karen McPhee (Leo) of Saint John, his sister-in-law Jean of Calgary, five grandchildren, his aunt, two great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and two great nieces.
He was predeceased by his father and his step-father Frank Charlton.
Following cremation at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), there will be a private memorial service.
Remembrances made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated the family although no flowers by request.

(Northrup) (Beckingham), Muriel Irene (Becky) Pitt
The death of Mrs. Becky Pitt of Bonita Ave. Saint John, NB occurred at her residence on Wednesday March 27, 2002. Born in Saint John, to Frederick and Gertrude Beckingham she was a mother to Lynn Pierce (Gary Cook) Stanley, NB and Robert J. Northrup, NS. She is also survived by her sister Roberta Barrett of Saint John and her grandchildren; Terri-Lyn, Charissa, Veronica, Fredrina and Kevin. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her first husband Robert Northrup and her brother Ronald Beckingham.
Becky was active with the P.C. Branch Association, was a member for 40 years of the Royal Canadian Legion and served as President of the RCL Ladies Auxiliary
She was proprietor for more than 30 years in the Saint John City Market at R.E. Wilson Fish Ltd. Becky was an avid lover of horses and was active with the Maritime Harness Racing Association. She enjoyed spending her winters in Florida. Until only recently she drove solo the whole distance from her summer home to her winter one.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) with visiting on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Monday April 1st, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. from Brenanís Chapel. Interment in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. A Legion Tribute Service will be held on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. Remembrances to the charity of the donorís choice.

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