All Obituaries

  • VANK, ANDREW The death of Andrew Vank of Central New Brunswick Nursing Home, Boiestown, formerly of Sarnia, Ontario, occurred on Thursday, November 18, 2004 at the Central New Brunswick Nursing Home. Born in Pest Megye, Hungary, on June 2, 1923, he was a son of the late John and Julia Vank. Mr. Vank is survived by his three loving daughters, Linda Price of Doaktown, NB, Becky McArthur (Robin) of Fredericton, NB and Kathy Storey (Gerald Martin) of Fredericton; one son, Joe Storey (Dorothy) of Delta, BC; one brother, Steve Vank (Vera) of Ontario; ten grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Gordon Price. He was predeceased by his wife, Isabel (Mac) Melvina Price Storey Vank; his only sister, Lizzie Hussar and two brothers, Johnny and Jim Vank. Andrew was a man with a great sense of humor, loved to travel, attend coin shows, watch wrestling and drive "old" cars. He lived most of his life in Sarnia, Ontario, before coming to Fredericton in 1998 with his wife Mac, where our loving sister Kathy devoted her time to care for them. Visitation will take place at the Miramichi Valley Funeral Home, New Bandon, NB on Friday, November 19, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm . The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 20, at 2 pm from the St. James The Greater Anglican Church, Ludlow with the Rev. David Titus officiating. Pallbearers for the service will be Michelle MacDonald, Roxy Price, Kim Gill, Tennyson Carson, Willard Gillespie and Keith Price. Honourary pallbearers for the service will be grandchildren, Julie, Charity, Sam, Michele, Sherry, Angie, Eva and Jerry Stewart and Isabel Stewart. Interment will be held in the St. James Anglican Church Cemetery, Ludlow. For those who wish, remembrances to the Central New Brunswick Nursing Home or St. James the Greater Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family. Personal condolences may be offered through www.miramichvalleyfh.com
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • MITCHELL, EILEEN C. The death of Eileen C. Mitchell of Waasis, NB occurred on Novenber 18th, 2004 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Eileen was born in Keswick Ridge, NB. Eileen enjoyed knitting, crocheting and bingo. She loved gardening both in her flower and vegetable gardens. She is survived by her husband, John of Waasis, NB; her mother, Mary Yerxa (Barr) of Fredericton, NB; her children, Stephen Jewett (Sue), Michael Mitchell (Toni), Timothy Mitchell (Suellen), Kary Pike (Michael) all of Waasis, NB, Brian Mitchell of Victorai, BC, Daryl Jewett (Andria) of Prince George, BC, Terry Sturgeon (Donnie) of Traceyville, NB; 14 grandchildren, Michael, Nikki, Crystal, Ashlee, Erin, Melissa, Eieesha, Nicholas, Shyanne, Mark, James, Tiffaney, Kayla, Mikey; two half brothers, Roy Barr of Saint John, NB, Hazen Barr of Fredericton, NB; two half sisters, Joyce Jewett of Edmonton, AB and Deborah Conway of Rexton, NB; her K9 companion, Sami and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved grandparents, Roy and Lydia Yerxa; one half brother and one half sister. Visitation will be at the Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Saturday, November 20th, 2004 from 79 pm and Sunday, November 21st, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church on Monday, November 22nd, 2004 at 11:00 am. Rev. Ken Weir as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. www.oromoctofh.com
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • SPARKS, LEO ARTHUR Leo Arthur Sparks, passed away at the Queen's North Health Complex Tuesday November 16, 2004 surrounded by his loving family. His wife Alice reached out her hand for him to join her on Heaven's stairs as his grandson Cody and granddaughter Carolann waited at Heaven's gates for them to enter. Leo was an avid fisherman and loved the great outdoors, he was a carpenter and liked to work with his hands. Leo was a coal miner and worked in the woods for a good part of his life. Leo will be greatly missed by his eight children Shiela Graham (Eric) Fredericton, Mary McCoy (Wayne) Fredericton, Doreen Hurley, Fredericton, Gary Sparks Fredericton, Karen Kajari (Gabor) Sunnyside Beach, Sharon Freeze Minto, Lori Heatherington (Darren) Minto, Lisa Sparks Minto; two brothers Albert Sparks Alberta, Donnie (Carolyn) of Cumberland Bay; a sister Mary Chevarie (Tony) of Ontario. Predeceased by father Raymond Sparks, mother Marcella Sparks, brother Stanley Sparks, two grandchildren Cody Kajari, Carolann Boyne. Leo requested that no service or memorial be held. Dad was a private person so we have to respect his wishes. We as a family hope everyone understands. At the request of his family, anyone wishing to make a donation can make them to Ronald McDonald Charites, the Children's Wish Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • BAGLEY, MARGARET CONSTANCE (CONNIE) Of Grand Manan. Resting at Ells Funeral Home.
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • MACPHEE, MARK DOUGLAS Of Saint John. Resting at Fund y Funeral Home.
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • PERKINS, L. BELLE Of Saint John. Resting at Brenan's Funeral Home.
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • STACEY, ELLEN LOUISE Of Quaker Brook. Resting at Brunswick Funeral Home.
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • DICKSON, LAURENCE ALLEN Of Hammond River. Resting at Reids Funeral Home.
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • HART, ANN DOROTHY Of Dartmouth. Resting at A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home.
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • JARVIS, MABEL R. Of Upperton. Resting at Reid's Funeral Home.
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • BOURQUE, JANET "JEN" Of Saint John. Resting at Brenan's Funeral Home.
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • NEIL, ARLENE PATRICIA Arlene P. Neil of Nackawic, widow of Douglas Neil, passed away November 17, 2004 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Born at Lennoxville, Quebec on February 3, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Flora (Brodeur) Dillon. Arlene is survived by a son, Larry Neil (Lois), MacKenzie, BC; two grandsons, Bruce, Winnipeg, Manitoba and Stephen, Fredericton; brothers and sisters; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband on September 13, 2004 and a son Brent in 1985. Resting at Flewelling Funeral Home, 585 Otis Drive, Nackawic with visiting hours Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from the funeral home chapel on Saturday, November 20, 2004 at 2 p.m. The Venerable Walter Williams officiating. Interment will be in Otis Cemetery. For those who wish to make a donation in memory of Arlene, the family has suggested the Arthritis Society. The family mailing address is Larry and Lois Neil, P. O. Box 1003, MacKenzie, BC V0J 2C0 www.flewellingswan.com
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • McGOWAN, KATE At the Queensway Carleton Hospital, Nepean ON, on Wednesday November 16, 2004 at the age of 97. Predeceased by her husband Jack. Loving mother of James (Millie) and Charlotte Hayman. Loving grandmother of John, Teresa, Michael, Daniel and Lori, and great grandmother of Amanda, Jesse and Leila. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd., (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd.), Nepean on Friday November 19, 2004 from 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. For those who wish, a donation to the charity of choice would be appreciated. Condolences, tributes or donations may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • RUGLESS, JUNE GRACE GEORGINA The death of June Grace Georgina Rugless (Rawling) of New Maryland, occurred on Monday, November 15th, 2004 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital at the age of 78. Born in Reading, England she was the daughter of the late Jessica Georgina and Clarence Frederick Rawling and wife of the late Albert Frank Rugless. June was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. After a career in business, she retired with her husband Albert to Canada so that she could enjoy her grandchildren. She had a talent and love for sewing, and a passion for gardening and this summer renewed her enjoyment of sailing the Saint John River on "Latitude". June will be deeply missed by all those who were touched by her life. Survived by her daughter Jacqueline Cox (Roger); grandchildren Graham and Georgina, all of New Maryland, NB; her brothers Brian (Rita) Rawling, Edward Rawling, sister-in-law Betty Rawling (England); and her many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews around the world. June was predeceased by her beloved husband Albert, her parents Jessica and Clarence, a brother Reginald, brother-in-law James and sisters-in-law Gwen, Ethel and Florence. There will be no visitation by request. A "Celebration of June's Life" will be held at the J.A. McAdam Memorial Chapel on Monday, November 22nd, 2004 at 1:30 pm. The Rev. Wilfred Langmaid officiating. In lieu of flowers June had requested donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. www.mcadamsfh.com
    Published Friday November 19th, 2004, The Daily Gleaner
  • Published Friday November 19th, 2004, Fredericton Daily Gleaner
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