Eileen Dora McDonough
The death of Eileen Dora McDonough of Lincoln Road, occurred at White Rapids Manor, on December 10th, 2003. Born in Burton, NB, she was the daughter of the late Steven Thomas and Gertrude (Rowan) McDonough. Eileen was a life long resident of Lincoln and for many years was employed in retail as a sales clerk.
Survived by, one sister, Kathleen “Kay” Feeney of Fredericton, NB, special aunt to Donald Feeney, Gertrude Ann Feeney, Patricia Feeney, Russell, Kadelyn Russell Roscoe, Bridgette Russell, Brendan Russell, Lisa Doucet, Lori Carruthers, Shane Feeney and Leslie Feeney.
Predeceased by her parents, one sister, Marion Feeney and brothers in law Harold and Alfred Feeney.
Visitation will be held at McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home on Thursday, December 11th, from 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Friday, December 12th, 2003. at 12:00 Noon. Interment will be in the Hermitage Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish, memorial tributes may be made to White Rapids Manor. Would be appreciated by the family.
Robert Ian Watson
Robert Watson I. (Rob) passed away suddenly November 26th, 2004. He was born in Fredericton on March 1st, 1956 and on graduation from Fredericton High School, he attended Carleton University and worked in Ottawa, returning to Fredericton in 1994 to attend the University of New Brunswick in Computer Science. He was a popular ski instructor at Crabbe Mountain.
He is survived by his loving partner, José Ouimet and her sons, Jamie, Stefan and Louis Curtis; predeceased by his father Robert in 1993, he is also survived by his mother, Barbara and sister, Mary-Lynn, both of Halifax, NS, brother, John (Judy) of Newmarket, ON, aunt Rebecca Watson of Fredericton, NB; nephews, Chris (Amanda) of Toronto and Sean (Jennifer) of Cayman Islands and several cousins.
There will be no visitation by family request. A memorial service will be held at the J. A. McAdam Memorial Chapel, 160 York Street, Fredericton, NB on Tuesday, November 30th, at 5:00 pm. Rev. David Fisher will officiate. Interment will be at a later date. For those who wish, memorial tributes can be made to the Fredericton SPCA or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Catherine McQueen Whitfield
The death of Catherine McQueen Whitfield of Fredericton occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Monday, September 29th, 2003. Born in Paisley, Scotland, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Catherine (MacMillan) Whitfield.
Survived by two brothers, Trevor (Viola) Whitfield and Bryan Whitfield both of Fredericton; two nephews, Christopher of Moncton and Eric (Yang-i) of Suwon City South Korea.
There will be no visitation by request. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial tributes to the Arthritis Society or the charity of the donor’s choice. McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Lyla Lillian Estey
The death of Lyla Lillian Estey of MacLean’s Special Care Home, Saint John, occurred on Sunday, November 28, 2004 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Durham Bridge, NB, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Stella (McConnell) Estey.
Miss Estey was a Stock Room Clerk at Zellers for many years before her retirement. She was a former member of the Royal Canadian Legion #40, Fredericton and enjoyed traveling.
She is survived by two nieces, Hazel McMann and Alta Wilson both of Saint John. She was predeceased by brothers, Lawrence, Claire and Roy Estey and sister, Greta McMann.
Resting at McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street, Fredericton (458-9170), with visiting on Tuesday, November 30, 2004 from 12:00-2:00 PM. Funeral service will follow in the J. A. McAdam Memorial Chapel at 2:00 PM. Interment in the Centennial United Church Cemetery, Nashwaak Village. Remembrances to the charity of the donors’ choice would be appreciated. Hazel and Alta wish to thank Bonnie and Wayne MacLean and Staff for the wonderful care given to Lyla.
Edna Josephine Law
The death of Edna Josephine Law of Fredericton, NB occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Tuesday, November 16, 2004. Born in Saint John, NB she was the widow of the late Marvin Law.
She is survived by two daughters, Jean Stafford (Sam) of Penniac, NB and Anne Law (Todd) of Fredericton, NB; two sons, Robert Law (Heather – Ann) of Gagetown, NB and Kenneth Law (Lois) of Upper Gagetown, NB; eight grandchildren; one great grand child; two sisters, Sarah Curran of Saint John, NB and Marie Gourley of Gagetown, NB; one brother, William Cruickshank of Walpole, Mass and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by Peter and Jane Cruickshank; her husband Marvin; several sisters and one brother.
A private visitation will be held at McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at the J. A. McAdam Memorial Chapel on Friday, November 19th, 2004 at 1:00 pm. Ven. John Sharpe will officiate. Interment will be held in St. John’s Anglican Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, St. Anne’s Chapel of Ease or St. John’s Anglican Church Building Fund, Gagetown, NB.
Olive Violet (nee Wandless) Woodbury
Olive Violet (nee Wandless) Woodbury - peacefully at Windsor Court in Fredericton on December 15, 2001 in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of 50 years the late George Woodbury (1980).
Loving mother of Nancy, Jerome, Elaine, Charlene, Stephen, Tracy, and Michael. Proud great grandmother of 11 great grandchildren and aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. Survived by sister Mona Mac Millan and loving friend Mary Machett.
Predeceased by sister Betty Teed, brothers Francis and Albert Wandless.
Private memorial services will be held at Christ Church Cathedral at a date to be determined in 2002 with internment at Fredericton Rural Cemetery.
Donations to charities of choice with condolences forwarded to McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home or to family members would be appreciated.
The care given to Olive during her illness by Windsor Court staff and the long time care and devotion of Mary Matchett, and the many visitations of nephew George Wandless are acknowledged and appreciated by her family.
Holly Joseph Wood
April 22, 2001
The death of Holly Wood occurred at the York Manor Nursing Home on Sunday April 22, 2001. Born in French Lake, NB, he is survived by his wife, Elizabeth (Hogan) Wood. Predeceased by his parents, Smith and Elizabeth (Haney) Wood.
Holly served in World War II in Europe with the Medical Corps. An avid gardener and constant reader, in later years he became a published poet, with a book entitled "Wandering Winds". He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 4 for over 55 years, and a Charter member of the Knights of Columbus #9496, St. Francis of Assisi.
Predeceased by three sisters, Agnes, Annie and Theresa; three brothers, Allan, James and Wilfred; and one grandson, Greg Jones.
Besides his wife Elizabeth, Holly is survived by one brother Arthur of Fredericton; three daughters, Joan Jones (Milton) of Quispamsis, NB, Sharon Chellis (Robert) of Red Deer, AB, and Judith Wood of Hampton, NB; two sons, Michael (Judy) of Fredericton, NB, and Joseph (Lise) of Madawaska, ME; seven grandchildren- Laura (Greg) and Danny, Ian (Kiran),Chris and Leigh, Sarah and Justin; two great-grandchildren, Daryl and Holly; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 25th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The Royal Canadian Legion will hold a tribute service on Wednesday 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 26th at St. Francis of Assisi Church at 12:00 noon with Father Don Savoie officiating. Interment will be at St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial tributes to the St. Francis of Assisi Building Fund, or to a charity of the donor’s choice, would be appreciated by the family.
Huntley R. Turley
The death of Huntley R. Turley occurred on Tuesday, May 15th, 2001 at his residence. Born in Montreal, PQ. he was the son of the late Ross and Ivy (Robinson) Turley and husband of the late Judith Beverley Turley.
Huntley is survived by brother Vernon Turley (Gavine) of Montreal, PQ.; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by both parents, and his wife.
There will be no visitation by request. Arrangements entrusted to McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 17th, 2001 at 2:00 PM at Christ Church Cathedral with Reverend Elaine Lucas officiating. Interment will take place in the Fredericton Rural Cemetery Extension.
For those who wish, donations may be made to the Fredericton SPCA, New Brunswick Lung Association or to any charity of the donor’s choice.
Alice Tupper MacKenzie
1903 - 2002
Alice Tupper MacKenzie, died at York Manor, Fredericton, NB on July 26, 2002.
Born in Bridgewater, NS, she was the daughter of Henry Taylor Ross and Alice Laura Tupper. Alice grew up in Ottawa and Toronto. She attended Moulton Ladies College in Toronto. She then trained at Toronto General Hospital, receiving her RN in 1929.
In 1935, she married Dr. Graham Stewart MacKenzie, living in Montreal until 1937 when she moved to Fredericton where Graham had accepted a position as Head of the Department of Geology at the University of New Brunswick. The closely knit and stimulating faculty life at the university brought Alice many close and lasting friends.
The last of her generation – Alice was predeceased by her husband Graham; brothers Bruce, Allan, Henry and Donald Ross; and her sisters Ruth (Thistlewaite) and Marjorie Ross.
She is survived by sons Dr. Ross MacKenzie (Judith Kimber), Oakville, ON and Blake MacKenzie (the late Dr. Harriet Stewart), Ottawa, ON; grandchildren, Catharine (Trent Morris), Susan, Graham, Christine and Drew, all of Toronto; and great-grandchildren Claire, and Gillian Morris and Aidan Brennan, all of Toronto.
Special thanks to Annie and others who provided care to Alice while she lived at home, and to the staff at York Manor for their cheerful and devoted care over the past few years.
A family memorial service and gathering celebrating her life to include the extended family will be held at St. Jude's Anglican Church 160 William Street, Oakville, ON L6J 1C5 on Friday, August 9th, at 11:00 AM.
Arrangements McAdam ‘s Select Community Funeral Home, Fredericton, NB.
Dorothy Mabel Thorpe
April 26, 2001
The death of Dorothy Mabel Thorpe occurred at Pine Grove Nursing Home on Thursday, April 26th, 2001. She was 84 years old. Born in Woodstock, NB., she was the daughter of the late H. Beecher and Clarissa (Perkins) Durost and wife of the late Arthur W. Thorpe.
Dorothy is survived by three daughters: Marilyn Rowan (Charles) of Fredericton, NB., Evelyn Mann (Brian) of Halifax, NS. and Jeanne Lee of Milltown, NB.; one brother Dr. Henry B. Durost of Toronto, ON.; one sister-in-law Evelyn Marsden of England; eight grandchildren; one cousin John Hayes (Janice); several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by both parents and her husband.
Visitation will be held at McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home on Sunday, April 29th, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 30th, 2001 at Christ Church Cathedral at 2:00 PM with Rev. Elaine Lucas officiating. A reception will be held at the Church Hall, immediately following the service. Interment will take place in the Forest Hill Cemetery.
For those who wish, donations may be made to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation, Alzheimer Society, Christ Church Cathedral (Restoration Fund) or The Grove Foundation, would be appreciated by the family.
Alexander Frederick Taylor
The death of Alexander Frederick Taylor occurred at the York Manor Nursing Home, Fredericton on Tuesday, March 27, 2001. Born July 16th, 1914 in Bay du Vin, New Brunswick he is the son of the late Alex and Margaret (Gardiner) Taylor. Alexander was retired as a Laborer, Carpenter and Fisherman and was a devout member of St. Dunstan’s Catholic Church in Fredericton. He is survived by his wife Dorothy (Babb) Taylor, one step-son Francis Chambers of Fredericton, two step grandchildren, Tracy Chambers and Christopher Chambers both of Fredericton, close friend, Cathy Mullin, three nieces, Theresa, Catherine and Ann Marie all of Chatham and two nephews, Steve and Sandy of Chatham. He was predeceased by his father and mother, his first wife Mary (Bransfield) Taylor and one sister Edna Buckley. The family will receive visitors from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Wednesday, March 28th at McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street, Fredericton. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, March 29th at 3:00 PM at St. Dunstan’s Catholic Church. Monsignor Brian Henneberry VG will officiate. Interment will be at a later date in the Hermitage Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society, St. Dunstan’s Church or the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
H. Auldon “Baldy” Staples
The death of H. Auldon “Baldy” Staples occurred on Wednesday, March 21st, 2001 at the Dr. Everett Chalmer’s Hospital, Fredericton, NB. He was 84. Born in Fredericton he was the son of the late Harold and Grace (Smith) Staples.
Baldy was a member of the All Saints Anglican Church in Marysville for over 50 years and was a member of the Vestry for many of those years.
Baldy was an automobile salesman for Smith Motors, McNaughton Motors, Monteith Motors and finally Elm City Chrysler where he was the Sales Manager for many years.
He was a Veteran of the Second World War serving with the RCAF in England and the Continent. He was a member of 252 Lord Beaverbrook Wing RCAF Fredericton having received his 50 year membership pin. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. # 15 in Marysville with a 44 year membership and always looked forward to the Parade and Stand-to on Remembrance Day.
His Masonic career began when he became a member of Hiram Masonic Lodge in 1951, where he was a very faithful member and would have received his 50 year membership pin in June of this year. He later continued his Masonic Journey by joining the various Lodges of the York Rite; Fredericton Royal Arch Chapter, Fredericton Preceptory and the York Council. Over the years Baldy held a number of offices in these bodies. In 1965 he was elected as Presiding Preceptor of Fredericton Preceptory. In 1960 he became a Noble of Luxor Shrine Temple and the Fredericton Shrine Club and was a dedicated Shriner always taking part in the numerous activities of the Fredericton Shrine Club related to helping disabled and burned children.
In the last few years he had been a member of the Golden Club in Fredericton, Marysville Seniors Club and until recently joined with other members of the club in bowling on Thursday mornings, which he certainly enjoyed. Baldy was well known, well liked and respected by all who knew him and he will be missed.
Baldy is survived by his wife Madeleine (Biles) Staples; two daughters: Joanne Laurence of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Sharon Layden of Riverview, N.B.; one son: Harold Staples and his wife Sheila of Fredericton, N.B., nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several cousins.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 23rd,2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street. A Legion tribute service will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday at 6:45 pm by members of the Royal Canadian Legion Br.#15, followed by a Masonic Tribute service at 7:00 pm by members of the Hiram Lodge. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 24th,2001 at 2:00 pm at All Saints Anglican Church in Marysville. The Right Rev. G. C. Lemmon will officiate. A burial will take place in the Church cemetery at a later date. Pallbearers for the service will be: Alex Staples, John Layden, Rev. Albert Price , Rev. Thomas Price , Martin Hache and Hugh Schneider. Honorary pallbearers will be: Donald Fisher, Ronald Cornell, Beverly Russell, Stuart Willis, Fred Blair, Neil Mills and Lloyd Smith.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to be made to the Fredericton Shrine Club Transportation Fund, Canadian Diabetes Association or the All Saints Anglican Church (organ fund).
Inspector William (Bill) Skead, A.D.C.
The death of Inspector William (Bill) Skead, A.D.C. occurred at his residence Saturday, March 10th, 2001. Born in Fredericton, N.B., son of June (Sansom) Skead and the late Andrew W. Skead.
Bill was a thirty year member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, serving in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick. He was the Officer in Charge of "J" Division Commercial Crime Section, and an Aide de Camp for Lieutenant Governor Marilyn Trenholme Counsell. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited, the Masonic Lodge, the Capital Winter Club, as well as President of the N.B. Police Curling Association and a former Rotarian.
Survived by his wife Jean M. (Tindale) Skead, two sons, Andy (Michelle) of Fredericton, N.B. and Constable David of Smithers, B.C., three brothers; Gordon (Katherine) of Fredericton, N.B., Jon (Lora) of Saint John, N.B., Duncan of Campbell River, B.C., and an extended family and friends.
Visitation will take place at McAdam’s Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 13th, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, and Wednesday, March 14th, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, March 15th, at 2:00 P.M., at Christ Church Cathedral with The Very Reverend Keith Joyce officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bill’s name, to the RCMP Centennial Scholarship Fund or a charity of the donor’s choice.
“May the roof above us never fall in ,nor the friends gathered below never fall out.”
McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home have been entrusted with Funeral arrangements.
George Isaac Fraser Scott
February 28, 2001
George died peacefully on Wednesday, February 28, 2001 with his family at his side at Mountainside Lodge. He was born December 23, 1907 in Ernstown, Ontario, the son of Frederick George Scott and Blanche Gertrude Fraser Scott. He was predeceased on January 31, 1983 by his wife Grace Mary (d’Albenas) Scott. He will be lovingly missed by his three children: Dwight (Val Chongva) of Fredericton, Carol of Ottawa, and Peter (Barbara Mitchell) of Windsor, Ontario; six grandchildren: David Scott (Heather) and Darrell Scott of Fredericton, Adam Marsan and Jodie Marsan of Ottawa, Sarah Scott of Windsor and Fredericton, Amanda Scott of Windsor; and two great grandsons, Elijah Scott-Marsan of Ottawa, and Tyler Scott of Fredericton.
George was a devoted father and grandfather who encouraged and supported his family in their various endeavours, and celebrated their accomplishments. He will be especially remembered for the many hours he spent teaching and playing cribbage and bridge. An avid sports fan and participant, he shared his love of sport with his children and grandchildren. A chemist, George worked for 43 years, with Canadian Industries Limited and DuPont of Canada. He served for many years as an elder, trustee, and assistant treasurer of Trinity United Church in Shawinigan. After the death of his wife, George lived with his children in Pembroke and Fredericton, with extensive visits to Windsor. He spent his final years in Fredericton at Farraline Place and Mountainside Lodge. The family is sincerely grateful for the special care and love which the staff provided.
A service to celebrate George’s life will be held in Fredericton on Friday, March 2, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 5, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel at the Cataraqui Cemetery in Kingston, Ontario. The James Reid Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. Val Chongva will officiate at both services. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.
Keith Ian Rivington
1930 - 2001
Keith Ian Rivington of Fredericton, New Brunswick died peacefully at his home Sunday, April 22, 2001. Born November 19, 1930 in Nottingham, England, he was the son and only heir of the late Thomas and Barbara (Glazebrook) Rivington. He was an executive with Montreal Engineering Company (Monenco) for many years and with Atomic Energy Canada Limited (AECL) later in his career. He had many interests and pursued new endeavors with a vengeance.
Keith is survived by his wife Eileen (Chapman) and two daughters, Susan Lynn (Richard) Ryan of Woodstock, NB; and Jill Melissa (Don) Swinton of High River, AB; and three sons, Neil George Edward (Patricia) of Pitt Meadows, BC; Thomas (Micheline) of Woodstock, NB; and Bruce (Sherry) of Fredericton, NB. He was a special grandfather to Genevieve and Jillian Ryan, Ian and Marissa Swinton, Keifer and Tyler Rivington, Abbigail and Isabelle Rivington, and Gavin Rivington.
Funeral Service will be held at J. A. McAdam Memorial Chapel, 160 York Street, Fredericton, NB on Wednesday, April 25 at 11:30 AM. Reverend Robert Barry will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
MABEL ARDYCE (GREGORY) RIDEOUT
Mabel Ardyce (Gregory) Rideout passed away peacefully at Pine Grove Nursing Home Sunday, February 18, 2001. Born Nov. 8, 1911, she lived in Marysville for most of her life. She is survived by one daughter, Karen (Bill) O'Donnell of New Maryland, ten grand-children, and several great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Jack, her parents, all her siblings, one son Gregory and one daughter Melva. At the request of the family, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, February 20, 2001 at St.Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Charlotte St., Fredericton, with Rev. Doug Blaikie officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Pine Grove Nursing Home. McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
Jennie May Rickard
The death of Jennie May Rickard of Fredericton occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on October 14th, 2001 at the age of 94. Born in Portland, Maine she was the daughter of the late Robert Thomas and Mary Aleta (Watson) Scott and wife of the late Willard Havelock Rickard. Jennie was a charter member of the Barker’s Point Women’s Institute and a longtime member of Gibson Memorial United Church. She is survived by one daughter; Doreen Banks of Fredericton, one son Wendall Rickard (Anna) of Fredericton, four grandchildren; Stephen Rickard, Chris Banks, Rick Banks, and Scott Banks all of Fredericton , six great grandchildren, two sisters-in-law; Gyda Scott and Peggy Rickard both of Fredericton and nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her father and mother, her husband; Willard Havelock Rickard, three brothers; Keith, Winston and Harold, one son-in-law; Jerry Banks and sister-in-law; Ruby Scott.
Visitation will be held at McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street, Fredericton on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Gibson Memorial United Church on Wednesday at 2:00 PM. Rev. Boyd Vincent will officiate. Interment will take place in Sunny Bank Cemetery. For those who wish memorial tributes made to the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.
Alda May Rector
The death of Alda May Rector occurred at the Pine Grove Nursing Home on Thursday, May 3. 2001. Born in Apple River, Nova Scotia, daughter of Harry and Loretta ((Rector) Corbin, wife on the late Oscar Rector.
Alda worked a number of years as a Switchboard operator at CFB Base Gagetown, and as a volunteer for ALANON in Oromocto. She was a very enthusiastic ceramic maker and worked in the exchange in Petawawa, ON Bell Canada as well as the exchange in Advocate Harbor, NS.
Predeceased by her parents, and husbands; Leo Canning, and Oscar Rector, three brothers; Delbert, Ivan, Sterling Owen, and stepson Kirk Rector, and one granddaughter, Tara Leigh.
Survived by, two sons; Ron Canning, of Fredericton, NB, and Jimmy Canning (Janet) of Waasis, NB, three daughters; Elaine Alexander, of Fredericton, NB, Teresa Jeffers, of Fredericton, NB, and Katherine Sellers, of Fredericton, NB, step children; Clinton Rector, and Pernell Rector, of Oromocto, NB, and Debbie Bourque, and seven grandchilden; David, Michael, Trisha, Ronnie, Michelle, Tanya, and Natalie, one great-granddaughter Ashley, and sister-in-law Stella Corbin, of Advocate Harbor, NS.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 5th, 2001 at McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home from 7-9 PM. Funeral Service will take place on Sunday, May 6th, at 2:00 PM, at the J. A. McAdam Memorial Chapel. Rev. Paul Thompson will officiate. Interment will take place in Advocate Harbor Cemetery, Nova Scotia at a later date. For those who wish, memorial tributes made to The New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
Robert E. Porter
The death of Robert E. Porter of Fredericton, NB occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Wednesday, July 24th, 2002. Born in Bairdsville, NB, he was the son of the late Robert Rayburn and Ada Maude (Miller) Porter.
Robert served in the R. C. A. F. from 1940 to 1967 and was employed by the Construction Industry of New Brunswick for 15 years, retiring in 1985.
He is survived by his wife, Kathryn; sons, Robin (Jan) of Wolfville, NS, Peter (Dianne) of Charlottetown, PEI and Chris (Alice) of Sackville, NB and seven grandchildren.
There will be no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 26th, 2002 at 2:00 pm in the J. A. McAdam Memorial Chapel. Rev. Paul Ross will officiate. Interment will follow in the Fredericton Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations made to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated. McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Rev. Dr. Roy Pointer
The Rev. Dr. Roy Pointer of Fredericton , surrounded by his loving family went to be with the Lord as he passed away peacefully at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton on the afternoon of Friday March 23rd, 2001. He was born February 16th, 1939 at Woolwich, Kent, England the son of the late George H. and Hilda M. (Kite) Pointer. Dr. Pointer was a respected Pastor, Educator, and Administrator and known as a Lecturer and Author in the field of Church Growth, Urban Mission and Evangelism. An International Church Leader Dr. Pointer had served as a senior executive with the British and Foreign Bible Society. He received an Associate Diploma from London Bible College and his Diploma in Theology from London University in 1972,. In 1984 he received his Master of Arts in Cross-Cultural Studies, FTS and in 1985 he received a Doctorate of Missiology from Fuller Theological Seminary. From 1956 until 1967 he served as a British Merchant Naval Officer in capacity of a Hydrographic Surveyor. He began his career in 1972 as a Baptist Minister in London, England, and gained many experiences having served as Church Growth Consultant (BFBS) from 1979 until 1986, Director for Church Training (BFBS) from 1986 until 1990, Interim Pastor at Fishponds Baptist Church, Bristol, England in 1991, Professor of Urban Ministry and Church Growth (ADC) from 1992 until 1993, and in 1993 he became Senior Pastor at Brunswick Street Baptist Church in Fredericton. Dr. Pointer is survived by his wife Dorothy (Denness) Pointer, and his children, Angela Baker (Michael) of Wiltshire, England, Timothy Pointer of Fredericton, Stephen Pointer (Susan) of Edmonton, Alberta, Sharon Evans (Gareth) of Cornwall, England and Andrew Pointer of Fredericton, six grandchildren Jessica Baker, Rebecca Baker, Kyla Pointer, Emma Pointer, Caitlin Evans and George Evans. Visitation will be held at McAdam’s Select Community Funeral Home, 160 York Street, Fredericton from 7-9 PM Sunday and 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Monday. The funeral; service will be held at the Brunswick Street Baptist Church, Fredericton on Tuesday, March 27th, at 2:00 PM. Rev. James Cowan will officiate assisted by Dr. Harry Gardner, Dr. Lee McDonald and Rev. Robert Nickerson. Cremation will take place following the funeral with interment to take place at a later date in Isle of Wight, England.