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NEW BRUNSWICK - St. John - Miscellaneous Obituaries from Brenan's Funeral Home - 5

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Monday, 12 October 2009, at 2:24 p.m.

Samuel D. Goldstein
March 5, 2001
The death of Mr. Samuel D. Goldstein, husband of Lillian P. (Meltzer) Goldstein, of Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, occurred on Monday, March 5, 2001 at his residence after a lengthy illness.
Born in Montreal, Quebec, he was the son of the late Abraham and Sarah (Cramer) Goldstein.
For many years, Samuel had worked for many different local businesses as an electrician. In 1961, he started his own company, Central Electric. He also was responsible for training many electrical apprentices in his younger years. Mr. Goldstein was a member of the Canadian Jewish War Veterans Association, and was also a member of the Shaarei Zedek Synagogue. He enjoyed the horse races, and always had a kind word to say about everyone.
He is survived by his wife, Lillian, one daughter, Miriam (Bob) Reder of Calgary, AB, one son, Arthur of Thailand, two grandsons, Jonathan and Marc Reder, both of Calgary, AB, two sisters, Yetta of California and Frances of Calgary, AB, several nieces and nephews, and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was predeceased by a brother, Harry Goldstein.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2001 at 3:30 P.M., from Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home Chapel, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424. Interment will take place at Shaarei Zedek Cemetery.
Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Alfred J. Godin
The death of Mr. Alfred J. Godin, of Saint John, NB, husband of Helen (Russell) Godin, occurred on Sunday, December 8, 2002, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Collette, NB, he was the son of the late Alexander and Henriette (Gautreau) Godin. For 29 years, Alfred was employed with Vetís Taxi, from where he retired. He is survived by his wife, Helen, two step-sons, Donald Mason of Saint John, and Douglas Mason of Grand Bay- Westfield, NB, three step-daughters, Joan Ritchie of Hartford, Connecticut, Shirley Lockhart and Lana Dann, both of Saint John, one brother, Harvey Godin of Montreal, PQ, five sisters, Alice Godin of Sherbrooke, PQ, May Perry, Viola Linton, and Flora Morrell, all of Saint John, and Mildred Boyle of Rogersville, one granddaughter, Leesa H. M. Doley, as well as many cousins, nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased by a step-daughter, Norma Brown, and brothers, Walter, Edmund, and Norman.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424, with visitation on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 10, 2002 at 12:00 Noon from St. Peterís Church. Interment will take place at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Field of Honour. Remembrances to the charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.

Carol Mae (Shannon) Gillet
After a courageous battle with cancer, the death of Carol (Shannon) Gillet, of Old Black River Road, Saint John, wife of David G. Gillet, occurred on Monday, May 27, 2002, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John on August 26, 1939, she was the daughter of the late John Edward and Ruth Morton (Turner) Shannon.
Besides her husband, David, she is survived by two sons, Kevin and his wife Tammy and Troy and his wife Karen, all of Old Black River Road, two daughters, Mrs. Joey Muise (DeeDee) of Saint John and Mrs. Andrew Chiasson (Bonny) of Havelock, NB, two brothers, John Shannon (Bette) of Saint John and Robert Shannon (Donna) of Newmarket, ON, one sister, Mrs. David Ernest Chandler (Ruth) of Old Black River Road, seven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, May 30, 2002 at 2:15 PM. Interment in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. Remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated.

Jean E. Gamble
The death of Jean Elizabeth Gamble, of Summerville, NB, wife of the late William J. Gamble, occurred on Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at her residence.
Born in Summerville, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Florence (Kirk) Hughes.
Mrs. Gamble worked from her home as the Switchboard Operator for the Kingston Peninsula Telephone Company from 1957-1968. Jean was a member of the Summerville United Church and the U.C.W. of the church.
She is survived by four sons, James R. (Shirley) of New Minas, NS, Robert H. (Frances) of Summerville, W. Ronald of Fredericton and D. Gordon (Susan) Summerville, three daughters, V. Pauline Gamble, Joan I. Waters (Fred), both of Summerville and Margaret J. Colwell (Wayne) of Saint John, 19 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by daughter-in-law, Frances Gamble, grand-daughter Jennifer Gamble, brothers, Leslie and William Hughes, sisters, Ethel Barlow and Isobel Pile.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
Funeral service will be held at Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, July 18, 2003 at 2:15 PM.
Interment in the Summerville United Church Cemetery. Remembrances to the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated.

Wayne Frawley
FRAWLEY, Wayne Cedric Sr. Ė The death of Wayne Frawley of Saint John, NB occurred unexpectedly of Saturday, June 28, 2003. Born in Saint John, NB son of the late John and Kathleen (Currie) Frawley, he had worked as an insulator having been a member of Local 131 Ė Heat & Frost for 25 years. Wayne enjoyed baseball and hockey. Survived by his wife, Alberta (Voutour) Frawley; two daughters, Jennifer and Jessica both of Saint John; one son, Wayne Jr. of Saint John; one grandson, Avery; four brothers, Phillip (Carolyn), Francis, Richard (Carmel) all of Saint John and Gary (Nancy) of Texas, USA; three sisters, Nancy (Roy) Willard, Judy (Ralph) Hunter and Carol (Daniel) Sudsbear all of Saint John; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Resting at BRENANíS SELECT COMMUNITY FUNERAL HOME, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506) 634-7424 with visiting on Monday, June 30, 7-9 pm. and Tuesday, July 1, 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, Broad St. on Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at 11:00 am.
with interment following in Fernhill Cemetery. Memorial donations made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.

JESSIE ANN FINN
February 25, 2001
The death of Jessie Ann (Yoston) (Knox) Finn wife of the late Andrew Finn and her first husband Harry E. Knox occurred on Sunday, February 25, 2001 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Loggieville, NB., she was the daughter of the late Finley and Mary (McLeod) Yoston. Jessie was employed by Castle Funeral Home, Whitehouse Lodge, Colonial Inn, NB Tel and the Evening Times Globe. She was a member of St. John Baptist (Mission Church) and St. Clement, Mothers Union and Altar Guild. She was given the name "Fiesty" by her caregivers.
She is survived by four sons, Clarence of St. Stephen, D. Karl (Nancy) and Nelson both of Saint John and John (Geraldine) of Westfield, one daughter Jessie (William) Howe of Saint John, thirteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She is predeceased by one sister-in-law, Sadie.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424) with visiting on Monday, February 26, 2001 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. The funeral will be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2001 from Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 am. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of NB and to the Alzheimerís Society.

P. Morgan Ferris
The death of P. Morgan Ferris occurred November 29, 2002 at Ridgewood Veterans Wing, Saint John, NB. Morgan is the husband of Audrey (Keith) Ferris. He was born in Saint John and was the son of the late Guy and Ellen (Osburn) Ferris. Morgan was a veteran of WW II having served overseas as an underage volunteer on the HMCS Haida. The HMCS Haida patrolled the English Channel with convoys to Murmansk Russia, for which he received a medal of Honour from the Russian Ambassador in 1993. Morgan was employed with the Saint John News Company for 50 years until his retirement in 1990. He was a member of the Menís Club of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Milford Merry Makers, Westfield Golf and Country Club, and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #69. Morgan was an avid walker, gardener, enjoyed attending auctions and spending time at his cottage on Kennebecassis Island.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughters Heather (Tommy) Norman of Calgary, Janice (Murray) Sproul, Jennifer (Jeff) Bower, Andrea (Dale) Murphy all of Saint John, a brother Lorne (Mabel) Ferris of Fredericton, Sister-law Joy Keith and several nieces and nephews. Grampy will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Erin, T.J., Morgan, Keith, Lauren, William and Ella as well as his friends and caregivers Sharon and Thelma. Morgan was predeceased by his brothers Edward and Sydney, and sister Geraldine Day.
Resting at Brenans Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) with visiting on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with a Royal Canadian Legion Tribute to a Veteran Service to be held at the funeral home, on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be from the Church of the Good Shepherd, Manawagonish Rd., on Monday, at 10:30 a.m. Interment in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation (Diabetic Centre), Bruce Melanson Scholarship Fund or a charity of the donorsí choice.

Donald Evans
The death of Donald Evans occurred on March 31, 2001, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John he was the son of the late Madeline (Boyle)Evans and Stewart Evans. Besides his father he is survived by his brothers Albert and Terry and his wife Debbie all of Saint John, his sisters Marjorie and her husband Ken Hill of Quispamsis, Patricia and her husband Ray Brilla of Niagara Falls, ONT, Hazel and her husband Lyle Johnston, Ellen and her husband Albenie Benson, Donna and her husband Ken Joyce, Pamela and her husband George Lucas, all of Saint John, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Douglas.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), with visiting on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at 1:00 PM, from Brenanís Chapel. Interment will take place at Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery.

Donald Ellis
The death of Donald Ellis, of Saint John, occurred on Sunday, March 25, 2001 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John, he was the son of the late George and Edna Ellis. He was a member of the Buffalo Club. He is survived by sons, Terry Ellis of Peterborough, ON, and Don (Angie) Perry of Kingston, step-sons, Lloyd Porter of Saint John, and Kevin Porter of Dartmouth, NS, daughter, Lorraine (Gerry) Stewart of Charlottetown, PEI, step-daughter, Linda (Stan) Bridges of PEI, brothers, Robert Ellis and Charles (Nancy) Ellis, both of Morrisdale, Jimmy (Diane) Ellis of Harrow, ON, David (Winnie) Ellis of Nerepis, and Richard (Patsy) Ellis of Saint John, sisters, Ruth (Robert) Humuth of Windsor, ON, Gina (Gerry) Shaw of Montreal, PQ, Marjorie Comeau and Charlotte Ellis and her companion, Raymond Leblanc, all of Saint John. Don will be sadly missed by grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his companion, Josephine Ward, brothers, John, George, and Howard, and sister, Ella.
By request, there will be no visitation. Memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2001 at 2 PM from Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home Chapel, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, (506) 634-7424. Remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Arnold G. Ellis
The death of Mr. Arnold G. Ellis, of Chateau de Champlain (300 Boars Head Rd.), Saint John, NB, formerly of Rocky Terrace, husband of the late Mrs. Mona I. (Brown) Ellis occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Friday, November 29, 2002.
Born in Maces Bay, NB, February 17,1913, he was the son of the late Joseph and Clara (Mawhinney) Ellis.
In his early years, Arnold worked as a fisherman, fox rancher and heavy equipment operator before joining his brother Harvey in the automobile business. He became known throughout the Maritime Provinces as a successful businessman and owner/operator of Ellis Sales and Service Ltd. on Waterloo St. and Mile House Sales Ltd. on Rothesay Ave. both in Saint John. He introduced Volkswagen to the region in 1954 and was the VW distributor for the Maritimes.
An avid golfer and curler, Arnold was an active member of Thistle St. Andrewís Curling Club, as well as Riverside, Westfield and Hampton Golf and Country Clubs.
Past President of the Maritime Seniors Golf Association, Arnold still found time to volunteer for Meals on Wheels and to travel with Mona, his wife of 58 years. Other interests included his membership in the Sportsmanís Club, Bald Lake Fishing Club, Log Cabin Fishing Club, Union Club, and the Maritime Automobile Dealersí Association. Arnold enjoyed Harness Racing and owned several horses in the late 50ís. He was a Baptist by faith and attended both the Fundamental Baptist Church and the Church of St. John and St. Stephen.
He is survived by his daughter Jean (Robert) Hutt, and his grandchildren; Timothy and Jeffrey all of Fredericton, NB as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides his wife and parents, Arnold is predeceased by one brother, Harvey Ellis and three sisters; Ruth Harris, Ella Stumcke and Roberta Clinton.
Resting at Brenans Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) with visitation on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. only and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral on Tuesday, December 3, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. from Brenanís Chapel. Interment at Maces Bay Cemetery later that day. Remembrances may be made to a charity of the donorsí choice.

Mona Isabel Ellis
The death of Mrs. Mona Isabel (nee Brown), of Saint John, wife of Arnold Ellis, occurred on Tuesday, November 19, 2002, at the Church of St. John and St. Stephen Home. Born in Saint John, on September 17, 1909, she was the daughter of the late Walter C. and Margaret (McCook) Brown.
Mrs. Ellis was a graduate of Saint John High School and Modern Business College. She was employed as a book keeper for Central Garage and Ellis Motors Ltd., for many years, before her retirement. In her youth, Mona played competitive badminton and won New Brunswick Open and Invitational Mixed Double Badminton Championships. She was a former member of the Riverside Golf and Curling Club and St. Andrewís Curling Club. She was Secretary for the Dr. Robertís Chapter of the I.O.D.E., a member of St. Johnís (Stone) Church and was active in the A.C.W. She enjoyed travel, playing bridge, reading and was an avid knitter of slippers for her family and many friends.
In addition to her husband, Arnold, she is survived by one daughter, Jean Hutt (Robert), and grandsons, Timothy and Jeffrey Hutt all of Fredericton. She is also survived by a sister, Constance Giggey (William), and a brother, Donald Brown, all of Saint John, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Lorna and Ruth Brown and Aurona McDermott.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, November 22, 2002 at 11:00 AM. Interment in the Maces Bay Community Cemetery. Remembrances to the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated.

Audrey G. Elliott
The death of Audrey G. Elliott of Kennebec Manor, occurred at her residence on Friday, July 4th, 2003. Born in Saint John, NB she was the wife of the late James Edward Elliott and daughter of the late Harvey G. and Nettie (McCain) MacDonald.
Audrey is survived by one daughter, Nancy Goldsworthy (Brian); one son, Paul Elliott (Diane); three step-daughters: Mary McBrine, Dorothy Kirkpatrick and Doreen Bowland; one step-son, Ronald Elliott; one brother, Harold MacDonald (Myrtle), all of Saint John, NB; four grandsons and one great-grandson; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by one son, Robert Elliott; one sister, Muriel Gallant and one brother, Clarence MacDonald.
Visitation will be held on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506)634-7424. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Brenan's Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, July 8th, 2003 at 1:00 PM. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery, at a later date. For those who wish, donations may be made to any charity of the donor's choice.

Irene Marie (Simpson) Elder
The death of Mrs. Irene Marie (Simpson) Elder, loving wife of Charles (Charlie) Elder, of Woodward Avenue, Saint John, NB, occurred on Tuesday, November 27, 2001 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John, NB, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Ruby (Carroll) Simpson. Irene had been employed with the DVA and Fundy Linen until her retirement in 1985. Irene was very family oriented, and was very proud of her family. She is survived by her husband, Charles, two sons, David Elder of Almonte, ON, and Edward (Nancy) Elder of Saint John, one daughter, Barbara (Mrs. Al Morley) of Mississauga, ON, one sister, Marion Bennett of Saint John, 12 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Dr. Chris OíBrien for his professionalism and compassion while caring for Irene. She was predeceased by her parents, and one brother Douglas Simpson.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424, family and friends will be received on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Friday, November 30, 2001 at 11:00 AM from Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will take place at Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Remembrances to the A.L.S. Society of New Brunswick or Extra-Mural Program Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

William (Bill) Emery Dykeman
The death of William (Bill) Emery Dykeman, husband of C. Jeanne (Belyea) Dykeman, occurred on September 28, 2002, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John he was the son of the late Ronald W. and Alice (OíMalley) Dykeman. He was an accountant having worked for various firms in the Greater Saint John Area during his career. He was a well known sportsman having played baseball, basketball and softball. He was a member of Portland United Church and the United Commercial Travelerís Council # 755. He will be missed by all who know and loved him. Besides his wife he is survived by his children Lynn and her husband Dan Stackhouse of Grand Bay-Westfield, Cyndy and her husband Jim Anderson of Fredericton, Steven and his wife Leslie of Burlington, ON, his sisters Betty Vandenberg of Halifax, NS, Shirley and her husband Ken Margeson of Moncton, his brothers Robert Dykeman of Saint John, David Dykeman and his wife Monique of Oakville, ON, Earle Dykeman of Saint John, his grandchildren Jennifer, Heather, Alisson, Gavin, his five great-grandchildren and several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Ronald Dykeman.
Although there will not be visiting, following cremation at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (634-7424), the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2002, at 2:00 PM, from Portland United Church. Remembrances made to the Saint John Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit or the charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.

Margaret Mary Durning
February 21, 2001
The death of Mrs. Margaret Mary (Goguen) Durning, wife of the late William Durning, of Victoria Street, Saint John, NB, occurred on Wednesday, February 21, 2001 at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born at Gallagher Ridge, NB, she was the daughter of the late FranÁois and Mary (Chase)Goguen.
Mrs. Durning was formerly employed with the school board. She was a member of St. Pius X Parish. Margaret was an avid Flames hockey fan.
She is survived by one son, James Durning and his wife Rhonda of Saint John, NB, and was a loving grandmother to Christopher and Chase Durning. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a brother, Walter, and two sisters, Laura and Jessie.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506) 643-7424, with visitation on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, February 26, 2001 at 10:00 AM at St. Pius X Church. Interment will be at Ocean View Memorial Gardens.
Remembrances may be made to the charity of the donorís choice.

William D. Dunsmore
DUNSMORE, WILLIAM D. (BILL)-- The death of Mr. William D. Dunsmore, of Scotiaview Drive, Saint John West, NB, husband of Beth (Lockerbie) Dunsmore, occurred on Wednesday, November 21, 2001 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he is the son of Charlotte (Wilson) Dunsmore and the late William Dunsmore. Bill was a graduate of Simonds High School and had attended Saint John Vocational and Technical School. He had been employed in the USA, Sussex, and surrounding areas, as an electrician, and had retired this past year. He was a member of #502 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and #273 International Longshoremanís Association. He was a past member of the Masonic Lodge and was an adherent of Portland United Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and the outdoors. He enjoyed his dog, Sasha Marie, with whom he spent countless hours. He is survived by his wife, Beth, his mother, Charlotte, two sisters, Sandra Dunsmore and Nettie McKiel, one Madeline Anderson as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews, and many friends.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506) 634-7424, with visitation on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 25, 2001 at 1:00 PM from Brenans Chapel. Remembrances to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or to the charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.

Kenneth Douglas Dunn
The death of Kenneth Douglas Dunn, husband of the late Victoria (Vicky) (McKinlay) Dunn, occurred by accident on May 23, 2002. Born in Saint John he was the son of the late Edward George and Ida F. (Armstrong) Dunn. He graduated from Saint John Vocational School in 1936. He served overseas during WW II with the No. 4 Army Field Workshop R.C.O.C. He received the 1939-45 Star, the Italy Star, the France and Germany Star, the Defense Medal and the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp. He was Past Master of Albion Lodge #1. He was a member of the audit committee of Grand Lodge of New Brunswick. He was a member of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite Saint John Lodge of Perfection, the Harrington Chapter Rose Croix, the New Brunswick Sovereign Consistory where he served as Grand Secretary for many years and was an honourary inspector general. 33 degree Scottish Rite Mason. He was a member of the Royal Order of Scotland. He was one of the original members of the Saint John Harbour Bridge Authority who were instrumental in the City of Saint John acquiring its current Harbour Bridge. He is survived by his sons Robert G. and his wife Debbie of Darlings Island, James D. of Saint John, his sister Margaret and her husband John Simpson of Cobourg. ON, his grandchildren Natalie and Craig, his niece Carol Simpson of Toronto, and special friend and neighbor Barb Johnston. He was predeceased by his brother George E. Dunn.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row 634-7424, with visiting on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. There will be a Masonic Tribute Service Tuesday at 6:45 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at 2:15 PM, from Brenanís Chapel. Interment will take place at Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Remembrances made to the charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.

Bill E. Duke
The death of Bill E. Duke of Saint John, occurred on Saturday, July 5th, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John, Bill was the husband of the late Nellie (Munn) Duke and son of the late William Elliott and Minnie May (Currie) Duke. Bill was a Veteran of WWII serving in the Army Medical Corp., former member of Branch # 64 of the Royal Canadian Legion, Associate member of W.O. Sergeants Mess, was an avid collector of coins, baseball and hockey cards and was a frequent visitor at the Champlain Heights Irving.
Bill is survived by three daughters: Bonnie Mason (George E.) and Heather Pitt (Russell) both of Saint John and Marlene Duke of Halifax, NS; three sons: Barry (Sandra), Danny (Marylou), Don (Joan) and one foster-son, Gary Brown, all of Saint John; three sisters: Fern Fudge of Saint John, Fay and Naomi Duke both of Ontario; one brother, Art Duke of Saint John; fifteen grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by three sisters: Dorothy Watters, Alma MacFarlane and Tess Heuston and one brother, Calvin.
Visitation will be held on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506)634-7424. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 8th, 2003 at 11:00 AM, at Brenan's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will take place in Ocean View Memorial Garden's. Member's of the Royal Canadian Legion will be holding a tribute service on Monday night at 7:00 PM at Brenan's. In lieu of flowers, donation's may be made to the War Amps of Canada, Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation Inc., Canadian Red Cross or to any charity of the donor's choice.

R. Marie Dort
The death of R. Marie Dort of 20 Prince Edward Street (Prince Edward Square Apts.), Saint John, wife of the late Gerald Vincent Dort, occurred on Monday, June 23, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John, she was the daughter of the late Frank Joseph and Mary Ann (Clancy) Johnson.
She is survived by her children, Daniel of Saint John, Mary Brennan (John) of Saint John, Vivian Soucy (Raymond) of Belleisle and Gerry of Saint John, three sisters, Betty Cronk of Oromocto, Eva Sibley of Sarnia, ON and Helen Ramsey of Saint John, one brother, Edward Johnson (Adeline) of Saint John, five grandchildren, Michelle, Bryan, John, Jeffrey and Joseph, five great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and her cherished friend, Kibosh the dog. She was predeceased by one brother, Robert Johnson.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenanís Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, June 27, 2003 at 2:00 PM. Interment in St. Josephís Cemetery. Remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick would be appreciated.

Donald Leith Dean
The death of Mr. Donald Leith Dean occurred December 19, 2002 at Frederick, Maryland, USA, formerly of Saint John, NB. Born in Saint John, Donald was the son of the late Thomas and Ruby Dean. He is survived by his wife, Edna (Shaw), son Donald B. (Jenifer) Frederick, Maryland, daughters, Colleen Emenau (Paige) of Saint John, NB, Sharon Marr, Greensboro, North Carolina, one sister, Judy Chatterton, Saint John, NB, two brothers, Douglas (Nelda), Saint John, NB and Raymond (Margaret), Fredericton, NB, five grandchildren, five great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Thomas and Ralph and two sisters, Thelma and Barbara.
Mr. Dean served with the Carleton and York Regiment during the Second World War, in Sicily, Italy and Holland, where he was wounded. He was awarded the United Kingdom Defense Medal, the Italy Star, the France and Germany Star, the 1939-1945 Star, the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with clasp and the War Medal 1939-1945. In October 2002, Lieutenant Colonel Peter van Binnenkijk, Assistant Military Attache Royal Netherlands Embassy, presented him with the Medal of Remembrance by the Royal Netherlands Government for his service related to the liberation of Holland in 1945. He was a life long member of the Carleton York regimental Association.
A Memorial Service will be held at St. Paulís (Valley) Anglican Church, St. Paul Street, on Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at 2:00 PM, with interment following at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Field of Honour. Remembrances may be made to MindCare New Brunswick or the charity of the donors choice. Arrangements under the direction of Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424).

Annie Darke
The death of Mrs. Annie (OíConnor) Darke formerly of Kingsville Road, wife of the late John Darke occurred on Sunday, March 31, 2002 at Rocmaura Nursing Home. Born in Riverside, NB, she was the daughter of the late Irvine and Alice (OíConnor) OíConnor. Annie was a member of St. Rose of Lima Parish and their CWL and the Milford Seniors Club. She is survived by one sister Mary M. OíConnor of Saint John, six nieces Veronica OíConnor, Marcia (OíConnor) Patel, Rose Marie (OíConnor) McDermott, Mary Alice OíConnor, Kathy OíConnor and Patsy OíConnor; two nephews Charles OíConnor and Robert OíConnor. She is predeceased by three brothers Lewis OíConnor, Vincent OíConnor and Leo OíConnor.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424) with visiting on Tuesday, April 2, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Rose of Lima Church on Wednesday, April 3, 2002 at 10:00 AM. Following cremation interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the charity of the donors choice.

Yvonne Mary Daigle
The death of Yvonne Mary Daigle, wife of the late Charles Joseph Daigle, occurred on February 26, 2001, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born at Caraquet, NB, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Justin (Gionet) Hebert. She had been employed with M&M Home, Rocmaura Nursing Home and the Old General Hospital. She was a member of the Cathedral Parish and the Seniorís Club of the City Market. She is survived by her sons James (Suzanne) of Saint John, Leonard of Toronto, ONT, Zelia Aspen (John) of Saint John, Nidia Chiasson of Shippagan, NB, Theresa Evans (Ronald) of Saint John, Jeanette Colpitts (Samuel) of Fredericton, Shirley Doiron (Gerald) of Saint John, her brother Aurele Herbert of Saint John, her sisters Stella Herbert of Toronto, Alice Chamberlain of Saint John, Jeannie LeBotuthliner of Montreal, twenty-two grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Martin and Albert.
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 Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10:30 AM from the Cathedral off the Immaculate Conception. Interment will take place at St. Josephís Cemetery. Remembrances made to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Kidney Foundation or the charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated by the family.

Geraldine M. Cusack
The death of Mrs. Geraldine M. Cusack, of Sandy Point Road, wife of William B. Cusack, occurred after a lengthy illness on Thursday, November 29, 2001 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Gerald and Mary (McCluskey) Stolier.
She was a member of St. Pius X Parish, the CWL and the Church Choir. She loved gardening, reading, television and children. Her favourite time of the year was Christmas. She will be sadly missed by family and friends.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Beverley Shewbridge (Jim) of Saint John, three sons, Harold Billiard (Jo-Ann) of Sussex, Stephen Cusack (Florence) of Saint John and William J. (Billy-Joe) Cusack at home, 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, former daughter-in-law, Cathy Billiard, several cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a half-sister, Gertrude Billiard.
Resting at Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Pius X Church, on Monday, December 3, 2001 at 11:00 AM. Interment in St. Josephís Cemetery. Remembrances to the New Brunswick heart and Stroke Foundation or the Saint John Regional Hospital, Palliative Care Unit would be appreciated by the family.

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