All Obituaries

  • LEBLANC, J.P. (JEAN-PAUL) - The death of J.P. (Jean-Paul) LeBlanc of Fredericton, NB occurred on Thursday, March 7, 2002 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, Fredericton, NB. He is survived by his wife Paulette (Gaudet) LeBlanc and his faithful companion PeeWee. Born in Memramcook, NB, he was the son of Clovis and Doris (Boudreau) LeBlanc of Memramcook, NB. In addition to his wife and parents he is survived by; brothers and sisters, Leonce LeBlanc (Murielle), Pauline Gaudet (Adrien) both of Memramcook, Ronald LeBlanc (Claire) of Saint Anselme, NB, Nadine LeBlanc of Moncton, Daniel LeBlanc (Diane) and Oscar LeBlanc both of Memramcook, NB; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bernard and Therese Gaudet of Memramcook, NB; sister-in-law, Denise Leger (Yvon) of Memramcook, NB and brother-in-law, Camille Gaudet (Monique) of Moncton; nine nieces, four nephews, two great nieces and one great nephew; aunts, uncles and cousins. J.P. enjoyed camping and gardening. Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton, NB on Saturday, March 9th, 2002 from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm and then will be transferred to Dupuis Funeral Home, 15 Rte. La Vallee, Memramcook, NB for visiting on Sunday, from 3 to 7 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St.-Thomas de Memramcook R.C. Church on Monday, March 11th, 2002 at 2 pm. Interment will take place at a later date in the Church Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
    Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • MACDONALD, JOHN CHRISTOPHER - John Christopher MacDonald, age 54, of St. Andrews died courageously at home with family on Tuesday, March 5th after a valiant battle with cancer. John was a devoted father of Katy, 18 and son T.D., 14 and a loving husband, best friend and business partner of Vicky. The Leather House and Katy's Cottage shops will miss John's faithful guidance. He was well respected in the business community as a former B.I.A. and town council member. His dedication to his children inspired John to coach minor baseball and junior boys basketball. His own athletic interests were tennis, racquetball and skiing where he met very special friends. He found great solice in swimming from early spring to late fall every year, often times with the resident loon. Those who knew him intimately were impressed with his vast knowledge of literature, music, history and astronomy. John was a devoted journal keeper and author. He was most passionate about model ship building. His many hours of intricate craftsmanship has resulted in five beautiful works of art, the San Felipe remains unfinished. His unique sense of humour caused many smiles over the years. As the title of his book would tell us, "Just Keep Dancin'". Also Survived by loving brother Baxter (Jacky), sisters Jane and Chris as well as many nieces and nephews and caring in-laws. Visitation will be held on Friday from 6pm to 7:30pm at the Wesley United Church in St. Andrews. Memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11am from the church with Rev. Doreen Daley and Rev. Hubert Bartlett officiating. For those who wish donations to the Sir James Dunn Academy for basketball uniforms or the Charlotte County Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. MacDonald Select Community Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen in care of arrangements.
    Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • KELEHER, REV. LOUIS GERARD, C.S.C - Following a brief illness, Father Louis G. Keleher, a member of the Holy Cross Fathers, died in the Welland County General Hospital, Welland, Ontario, on Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at the age of 77. Born in Saint John, N.B., Father Keleher was the son of the late Michael and Margaret (Fitzgerald) Keleher. He is survived by his twin sister Catherine McMenamon, brother James (Jake) and sisters-in-law Glenna (Paul) and Beryl (Tom). He was predeceased by his brothers Richard, Michael, Tom and Paul and sister Elizabeth. Father Keleher entered the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1944, having completed his undergraduate studies at St. Joseph's University, Memramcook, N.B. He pursued his theological studies at Holy Cross College, Washington, D.C. and was ordained in Moncton, N.B. on June 10, 1951. During his 50 years as a priest, Father Keleher served the people of God in many capacities; teacher at Notre Dame College School, Welland; Holy Cross Mission Band; he served for 18 years as hospital chaplain in Saint John, N.B., Halifax, N.S., and Edmonton, A.B. He was Associate Pastor at St. Thomas More Parish in Edmonton for 4 years. Since 1995, Father Keleher was living in retirement with his Holy Cross Community in Welland. Friends will be received at J. J. Patterson & Sons Funeral Residence, 19 Young Street, Welland on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a Vigil will be held on Friday evening at 8 o'clock. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Kevin's Church, Welland on Saturday, March 9th at 11 a.m. Rite of Committal will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Welland. Donations may be made to the Welland Hospital Foundation. Online condolences at jjpattersonandsons.com
    Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • FRAM MATHER, ELEANOR EDYTHE (McNEIL) - Eleanor Edythe (McNeil) Fram Mather, formerly of Edgett Avenue, Moncton passed away peacefully at her home in Saskatoon on Wednesday, March 6, 2002 in her 89th year. Born in Windsor Forks, Nova Scotia, she was the daughter of James and Marion Frances (Haley) McNeil. After serving as a clerk in the Windsor Court House under Judge John Graham, she became a Stenographer at the Windsor Tribune until her first marriage when she moved to Moncton, and for 20 years was employed by the Canadian National Railway, retiring in 1973 as clerk in the Signals Department. Mrs. Mather was a faithful member of St. Georges Anglican Church and later in St. Phillips, Moncton. She move to Saskatoon in 1995. She is survived by her son Ralph Donald Fram of Saskatoon, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her brothers George, Clarence, Graham, Watson, Cedric, Allyn, Bernard, and Eric, also by her husbands Donald Lewis Fram, and Ernest Weston Mather. The funeral service will be held at St. Phillips Anglican Church, 30 Lynch St. Moncton on Monday, March 11, 2002 at 11:00 am with Fr. Kevin Borthwick officiating. A reception will be held in the church hall immediately following the service. Interment will take place at Elmwood Cemetery in the spring. In Eleanor's memory, donations made to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by her family. Arrangements are entrusted to Tuttle Brothers Funeral Home, 171 Lutz St. Moncton, NB, E1C 5E8 (506) 857-8564. www.tuttlefuneralhome.com
    Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • FOLKINS, RALPH H. - The death of Ralph Harold Folkins of Snider Mountain, NB occurred at the Sussex Health Centre on March 7, 2002. Born June 18, 1924 at Pleasant Ridge, NB, a son of the late Harold and Greta (Hayes) Folkins. Ralph is survived by his wife Nettie (Brown) Folkins, daughters; Joyce Fairweather (Garry) of Cumberland Bay, NB and Joy Simpson of Fredericton Junction, NB, sons; Briant (Carolyn) Folkins of Penobsquis, Harold (Jane) Folkins of Collina, Daniel (Sharon) Folkins of Collina and Mark (Doreen) Folkins of Snider Mountain, fifteen grandchildren, five great grandchildren, brothers; Murray (Kaye) Folkins of Saint John and Roy (Mabel) Folkins of Shirley Massachusetts and several nieces and nephews. Ralph was predeceased by his first wife Florence (Wright) Folkins, sisters; Ruth Nickerson and Eva Folkins and his brothers Harmie, Earl and Alvin Folkins. The family will receive visitors at the Sussex Select Community Funeral Home, 21 Aiton Road, Sussex, NB (506-433-2133) on Saturday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Wesley United Church, Berwick, NB on Sunday March 10, 2002 at 2:00 PM. Reverend Warren Vollmer will officiate and Reverend Allison MacLean will assist. Interment will take place in the Berwick Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. www.sussexfh.com
    Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • DUNCAN, CHARLES HENRY - Monday, March 4th, 2002 at the Edmundston Regional Hospital after a brief illness. Son of the late Aubrey Duncan of Dartmouth, NS and Annie (Newbury) of Manchester, England. Predeceased in his first marriage by Jean Gay. Survived by his wife Dawn (MacEwen) of Edmundston, two sons; Robert (Francine) of Edmundston, David (Marianne) of Edmonton, AB, four grandchildren; Mathieu, Fort Carson, Colorado Springs, Samuel and Alex of Edmundston and Cassandra of Edmonton. Nephew Noel White (Anna), niece Donna and brother-in-law Walter White all of Dartmouth, NS, niece Debbie (Don) Bearstow of Sacramento, California. Brother-in-law and sister-in-law Al (Carol) Todd of Burlington, ON. Charlie was retired from JD Irving Oil Refinery for several years before moving to Edmundston. Resting at the J.B. Cote Funeral Home, 160 Church Street, Edmundston. Visiting hours Friday, March 8th, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM and Saturday, March 9th, 12 noon until 2 PM. Funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2:30 PM at St. Paul's United Church, Canada Road, Edmundston with Rev. George Moore officiating. Reception following in the church hall. Flowers or donations to the charity of the person's choice.
    Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • DESSERUD, PER ERLING - The sudden death of Per Desserud occurred on February 5, 2002, in Calgary, Alberta, where he had moved in July of 2001. A long-time resident of New Brunswick, Per was born in Bandung, Java, in the Dutch East Indies in 1923. After a brief return home to Norway, Per's family then emigrated to Canada when he was 4, arriving in Halifax on July 1st, 1927. They settled in Saint Lambert, Quebec, where Per lived until he enlisted in the Canadian Army at the outbreak of World War II. Per served in the 7th Army Field Regiment (later the 7th Medium Regiment) and saw action in North-West Europe, including Normany, the Seine crossing, and the Liberation of Holland. After the War, Per attended McGill University, graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in 1952. That same year he married Clare MacDonald, daughter of Charles and Mildred MacDonald of Nepisiquit Falls. Per lived and worked in Montreal and Arvida, and then Jamaica, before settling in Bathurst in 1958, where he was a civil engineer for Connolly Construction Ltd. for almost thirty years. In 1987, Per moved to Fredericton, and finished his engineering career with Shaw Engineering. He received a Life Membership from the New Brunswick Engineering Association in 1994, and a Lifetime Recognition award from the New Brunswick Legion in 2001. Per is survived by daughters Peggy and Suzan, and sons Donald and Peter; granddaughters Heather and Michelle; sisters Gudrun Todeschuck, Joan Kroll, Barbara Cooper and Sonja Hinksman; and brothers Alf and Richard. He was predeceased by his wife Clare, in April 2000. A Memorial Service will be held at McAdam's Funeral Home in Fredericton, N.B. on March 10, 2002 (2:30 p.m.) with visitation March 9 (2-4 p.m.) A burial service will occur in Bathurst, N.B. in July 2002, date to be announced.
    Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • CLARK, NANCY ELEANOR - In her 91st year Nancy Eleanor Clark of Millidge Avenue, Saint John, NB, wife of the late M. Everett Clark, died on March 5, 2002 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Yorkshire England she was the daughter of the late George Cook and Mary Ann (Waller) Cook. Mrs. Clark was a life member of Portland United Church U.C.W. Fidelis Unit, Quilters Group and the Pythian Sisters for over 40 years. She is survived by two sons, Ernest (Marilyn) Saint John, NB, Ronald G. (Valerie) Hampton, NB, three daughters Evelyn J. Fleming (James), Sault-Ste-Marie Ont., Alice L. Campbell, Quispamsis, NB, C. Ann Paterson (John) Hampstead, NB, one brother, John (Jack) H., Nauwigewauk, NB, one sister Henrietta C. Greer (Harold), Saint John NB, sixteen grand children and eighteen great grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Nancy was predeceased by her sister Elsie and her brother Herbert. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424). Visitation on Wednesday from 7-9 PM only and Thursday from 2-4, 7-9 PM. The funeral service from Portland United Church, Millidge Ave. will take place Friday, March 8, 2002 at 1:00 PM with interment to follow in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Remembrances may be made to Portland United Church, the Cancer Society, NB Heart and Stroke Foundation or donors choice. www.brenansfh.com
    Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
  • CHAISSON, JASON L.- The death of Mr. Jason Lawrence Chaisson of Shanklin Road, Bains Corner, NB, occurred unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 5, 2002, by accident in Bains Corner. Born in Saint John on December 11, 1987, he was the son of Richard and Kathleen (Eadle) Chaisson. Jason attended Beaconsfield School, and enjoyed soccer, biking and driving his ATV. Besides his parents, he is survived by step-fathers, Gregory James and Norman Hector, grandparents, Doreen Eadle of Saint John and Maxine Chaisson also of Saint John, step-grandfather, Peter Barker and step-grandparents, Ann and Wayne James, one sister, Sarah, step-sister, Syreeta Hector, several aunts, uncles and cousins. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Thursday 7-9 PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at Brenan's Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, March 9, 2002 at 11:00 AM. Interment in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. Remembrances to the Children's Wish Foundation or the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family. www.brenansfh.com
    Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Telegraph-Journal
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  • Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Saint John Telegraph Journal
  • Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Saint John Telegraph Journal
  • Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Saint John Telegraph Journal
  • Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Saint John Telegraph Journal
  • Published Friday March 8th, 2002, Saint John Telegraph Journal
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