All Obituaries

  • JEFFRIES, CECIL B. - Captain Cecil Byron Jeffries of Sussex Corner, NB, loving husband of T. Alberta (Thorne) died peacefully surrounded by his family, Tuesday May 22, 2002 at the Sussex Health Centre. Born in Jeffries Corner in 1914 he was the son of the late Nelson and Sarah Colena (Seeley) Jeffries. Cecil served overseas as a Can-Loan Officer with the British Infantry (4th Dorset Regiment) during World War II. He was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Sussex Branch # 20. He was a Past Master of Zion Lodge #21 F & AM, Past Grand First Principal of the Royal Arch Masons and Past Grand Patron of New Brunswick Order of the Eastern Star. An avid woodsman and community worker, he enjoyed many interests including playing his fiddle, woodworking and gardening. Cecil was active as a diocesan lay reader and choir member at St. Mark's Anglican Church, Sussex Corner. Survived by his loving wife, son John (Maureen) of Fredericton, daughters Mary Ellen Graves (Lorne) of Moncton, Sheila Allan (Michael) of Amherst, NS and Treva Jeffries (Colin MacFarlane) of Moncton, ten grandchildren, one great granddaughter, a sister Marion Patten of Chilliwack, BC and several nieces and nephews. Cecil was predeceased by a son Nelson Edward and a sister Beatrice Berger. The family will receive visitors at the Sussex Select Community Funeral Home, 21 Aiton Road, Sussex NB (506-433-2133) on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at St. Mark's Anglican Church, Sussex Corner on Saturday May 25, 2002 at 2:00 PM, with Reverend Allen Tapley officiating. Zion Lodge # 21 F& AM will hold a tribute service at the funeral home on Friday evening at 6:45 PM. The Royal Canadian Legion Sussex Branch #20 will hold a graveside Tribute at Trinity Cemetery following the funeral. As expressions of sympathy donations made to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. www.sussexfh.com
    Published Friday May 24th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • DeSOUSA, LINDA ANN BROWN - The death of Linda Ann Brown DeSousa of Toronto, occurred at her home in Toronto on May 17, 2002. Born in Saint John she was the daughter of the late Mary Ann Adams Brown. She is survived by her father David Ronald Brown, one brother George A. Brown (Tommy), sister Lois M. Brown, niece Samantha M. Foorsor, several aunts and uncles. Funeral service will be held at Cathedral, Waterloo Street, Saint John on Friday, May 24, 2002 at 12:00 PM. Interment will be at Ocean View. A sincere thank you to Sister Margo Fhafer, Lillian Prookfor. The Tobias House of Conventeal Franciscan Centre in Toronto. Donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated.
    Published Friday May 24th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • HIRTLE, LILLIAN BERNICE - 1907 - 2002. Lillian Bernice Hirtle, of Hampton, passed away at The Saint John Regional Hospital Wednesday, May 22, 2002 at the age of 95 years. Born in Sunny Brae, NB she was the daughter of the late William and Esther (Steeves) Forbes. She was a Registered Nurse having worked at the Moncton Hospital and retired from the Dawson Memorial Hospital in Bridgewater, NS. She attended the Sunny Brae Baptist Church and was a member of the Womens Missionary Society within the church. She is survived by her Daughters Carol (James) Simpkins of Hampton, NB, Faye (Wayne) Fraser of Quispamis, NB and Son Donald (Dolores) Hirtle of Moncton, NB Sister Muriel Steinbrink of St. Johns, NF and 8 grandchildren and 10 great Grandchildren. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Donald Meade Hirtle in 1965, daughter Marilyn Judith Hirtle in 1944, and her brother Kenneth Forbes. Resting at Tuttle Bros. Funeral Home with visiting hours on Thursday, May 23, 2002, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm, and on Friday, May 24, 2002, from noon until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 pm from Tuttle Brothers Memorial Chapel with Pastor Kevin Vincent Officiating. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery. In Lillian's memory, donations made to the memorial of the donors choice would be appreciated by her family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Tuttle Brothers Funeral Home, (506) 857-8564. www.tuttlefuneralhome.com
    Published Friday May 24th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • BROWN, JACK WILBURN - Jack Wilburn Brown of Quispamsis, husband of Zoe Brown died May 21, 2002 at Saint John Regional Hospital. He was born at Snider Mountain, son of the late Jack and Lyda (Thomas) Brown. He was a resident of Quispamsis since 1953 and founded the 1st Quispamsis Cub Pack where he was leader for ten years. Jack was a veteran of WWII serving overseas with 85th Bridge Company in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He was an ambulance driver for twenty-seven years with Department of Veteran Affairs. Upon retiring from the DVA he was the Maintenance Supervisor at UNBSJ for ten years. Jack was a member and former Deacon of Rothesay Baptist Church. Surviving besides his wife Zoe, are two sons, Richard J.C. Brown (Heather) of Bloomfield, Darrell N. Brown (Donna) of Fredericton; one brother, Morris Brown (Grace) of Bloomfield; five grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one sister Carolyn and one brother Ernest. Resting at Reid's Funeral Home (832-5541), 1063 Main Street, Hampton. The funeral will be held Friday at Rothesay Baptist Church with service at 2:00pm. Pastor Greg Gray will officiate. The pallbearers will be: Leslie Brown, Daniel Brown, Matthew Brown, Joseph Calvert, Murray Steen and Frank Cobbett. Interment is in Riverbank Cemetery. Memorials to the Gideon's or Hampton Bible Camp would be appreciated by the family. Visiting 2-4pm and 7-9pm Thursday. He loved his Lord, his Family and his Country. www.reidsfh.com
    Published Friday May 24th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • ARTHURS, LEE M. - The death of Mr. Lee Murray Arthurs, husband of the late Gladys (Bartlett) Arthurs, of Kennebec Manor Nursing Home, Saint John, formerly of Hardings Point, NB, occurred on Wednesday, May 22, 2002, at his residence. Born in Saint John, he was the son of the late Ernest and Alice (Linton) Arthurs. Lee was the owner and operator of Lands End Sawmill for many years. He was Anglican by faith. Lee is survived by one sister, Georgia Williams of Bayswater, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Gladys, his parents, and his twin brother, William Arthurs. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, with visitation on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral will be held on Friday, May 24, 2002 at 2:00 PM from Brenan's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will take place at Hardings Point (Loyalist) Cemetery. Remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated. www.brenansfh.com
    Published Friday May 24th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • MCMILLAN, EDWARD STEVEN (BUCK) - The death of Mr. Edward Steven McMillan of Hammond River, Kings County, NB, occurred by accident in Quispamsis, NB on Wednesday, May 22, 2002. He is survived by parents, George and Thelma (Dunphy) McMillan of Saint John, NB, one daughter, Crystal (Billy) of Hammond River, one son, Vance (Heather) of Tampa, Florida, two grand-daughters; Kayla and Emily, a step-grandson, Nick, three sisters, Debbie (Carl) Hayes, Dawn Marie (Bruce) Durley and Crystal (Mark) Koven, all of Saint John, three brothers, George (Penny) and Gordon (Cheryl) of Saint John and John of Halifax, NS. Ed is also survived by several nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and many, many friends. He was predeceased by a brother Bruce, two uncles Robert and Walter Dunphy, aunt Florence Coyle and cousin Vincent MacLennan. Ed was a graduate of Saint John Vocational School and the Saint John Institute of Technology. Ed spent his career in the automotive industry. He held many management positions for several Saint John dealerships including running his own business, McMillan Motors. Most recently he was employed as a supervisor at Logistics, Port of Saint John. His work, his hobby and his passion all centered around cars. He raced stockcars in his youth and he and friend Clancy Gallant restored and helped restore many vehicles that would become their owners' prized possessions. Active in sports and an avid sports enthusiast, Ed was vice-president of the Thundercats, a Saint John senior hockey team, winner of the Times Globe Cup in 2001 and 2002. Ed realized one of his lifelong dreams when he and best pal, Steve Vair (Thundercats) attended the Super Bowl in Atlanta in 2000.Most of all he was a dedicated son, father and grandfather and a loving brother. He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) with visiting on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Peter's Church, Clarendon St., on Monday at 10:00 a.m. with interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. www.brenansfh.com
    Published Friday May 24th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
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  • Published Friday May 24th, 2002, Saint John Telegraph Journal
  • Published Friday May 24th, 2002, Saint John Telegraph Journal
  • Published Friday May 24th, 2002, Saint John Telegraph Journal
  • Published Friday May 24th, 2002, Saint John Telegraph Journal
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