Obituary Calendar
April 2014
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MICHAUD, Phillip – North forks, NB


PHILLIP MICHAUD, of North Forks, NB passed away suddenly at his home on April 24th, 2014 at 76. Phillip is survived by his children, Peter (Andrea) Michaud of Fredericton and Bernice (Don) Smith of Manitoba; his mother, Cecile (Cote) Michaud of North Forks; sisters, Janet (Bedford) Brown of Chipman, Marie (Dennis) Richardson of North Forks, Claudette of Connecticut, US and Theresa Pollock of Fredericton; brothers, Maurice (Jacqueline) of Chipman, Morrell Michaud of Briggs Corner, Robert Michaud of Fredericton and Jim Michaud (Bonnie) of Saint John; special friend, Margaret Hay of Chipman; grandchildren, Michaela, Noah and Isabella; many neices and nephews. Predeceased by his wife, Barbara and two brothers, Roger and Johnny.

Phillip was a wonderful cook, he cooked many meals for the Lion’s Club and the Fish and Game.

In keeping with Phillip’s wishes no visitation. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, April 28th, 2014 at 11:00 am from Saint Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Chipman, NB with Father Paul ErZoah-Bebodu as celebrant. Interment will be made at Saint Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church Cemetery Following the service. In lieu of flowers donations to the Chipman Fish & Game or the Chipman/Minto Lions Club would be greatly appreciated by the family.

BOOKER, Delmar F. – Chipman, NB


Delmar Frederick Booker passed away peacefully with his grand niece, Cristie Brown by his side at the Oromocto Public Hospital on April 23rd, 2014. Delmar was the only “grampie” Cristie had every known. Delmar was born on August 28th, 1929 in Bath, NB to his parents, Fred and Laura (Biggar) Booker. He lived in Hartland, NB until the 70′s when he moved to Chipman to live with his brother, Paul (Ada) MacDonald until 1995. He then went to live with his niece, Zonya (Michael) Dykeman.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brothers, Oscar (Edna) MacDonald, Ernest (Mildred) MacDonald; and his sister, Hazel (Lorne) Britton.  He is survived by many neices, nephews, grand-neices and grand-nephews. Delmar lived with two grand-nephews, Lyndon Williams and Laurel Williams; grand-niece, Cristie (Dykeman) Brown in his later years.  Delmar will be remembered for his love of storey telling, his stories were made up on the spot and entertained his neices and nephews (who as young children believed his every word) and music (old records radio). His treasured possessions were collections of caps, watches and wallets. His 3 wheeled bike is also among his treasures. His favourite food – old fashioned bologna sandwiches with whatever topping he decided.  He loved his church and his many friends. Everyone who met Delmar did not forget him, he made a lasting impression on everyone, children especially loved him and he returned his love to them.  The family would like to especially thank all the extra-mural nurses who helped make his care easier and make it possible for Delmar to live at home in comfort. Also a big thank you to Chipman Outreach and Marion Murray for providing a caregiver in Maria Bonnar, who related to Delmar in such a special way, going beyond what was expected of her, and showing such tender loving care to him. She was his “nanny”. Also thanks to her husband, Daniel Bonnar for his many acts of kindness to Delmar.  Delmar will be especially missed by Mike and Zonya as he has been their “special care” for over 20 years. The memories are innumerable now and he will be forever in God’s Care.  Funeral Service will be held from the Chipman United Pentecostal Church on Friday, April 25th, 2014 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Ronald Cole officiating. Family will receive comfort at the Chipman Funeral Home (339-6612) on Thursday evening from 7-9 pm and prior to the service from 12 – 2 pm. Interment will be made in the Chipman United Pentecostal Cemetery following the service. Memorials in memory of Delmar may be made to the United Pentecostal Cemetery Fund or the charity of the donor’s choice.

MILLINGTON, Nigel A. – Blacks Harbour, NB



Nigel Millington passed away peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014.  A Celebration of Nigel’s life will be held in Ontario at a later date this summer.

MacAllister, Exa V. – Fredericton, NB



EXA VIOLET (MacLellan) MacAllister passed away at the Oromocto public Hospital on April 21, 2014. She was in her ninetieth year. She was born at Parker’s Ridge, NB on March 29th, 1924, daughter of George and Florence (Calhoun) MacLellan. She lived at Taxis River, N.B. the majority of her adult life.

Exa is survived by her two children: Rita MacAllister (Winston) of Fredericton, NB and Vernon MacAllister (Sheila) of Hudson, PQ, four grandchildren: Euan MacAllister (Jodi) of Upper Kingsclear, Tanya MacAllister (Frank) of Perth, Ontario, Darren Daye of Ft. Saskatchewan, AB and Derek Daye (Penny) of Everett, Washington; and four great-grandchildren, Devon MacAllister, Alexandra Daye, Reagan Ball, and Fiona MacAllister and one great – great grandaughter, Madison Daye. She is also survived by her cousin, Erma O’Donnell plus nieces and nephews.

Exa was predeceased by here parents, her grandparents, John and Minnie (Lister) Calhoun and Davy and Mary (MacLeod) MacLellan, her husband, Arthur Willard Andrew MacAllister, her grand-daughter, Kelley Lynne Daye, her brother, Harold (Had) MacLellan, sisters, Hattie Billings, Minnie Goodine, Agnes Green and Merle Scott and her step-father, Frank McElwee.

The family is appreciative beyond measure for the staff at the Farraline Home for their kindness, affection and the excellent care extended to Exa during her stay.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Chipman Funeral Home Ltd. (506-339-6612), Chipman, NB. Burial will take place at the St. Peter’s Anglican Church Cemetery in Boiestown in July.

BROWN, Shirley L. – Salmon River, NB

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Brown, Shirley Laurena – It is with very sad and heavy hearts that the family of Shirley Brown (Smith) of Salmon River NB announce the passing their loving wife, mother, nanny, sister and friend on April 10 2014. Born on January 22, 1936 she was the daughter of the late Hazen and Muriel Smith.

Shirley was married for 54 years to her partner in love, life and dance, Vincent Brown. Her pride and joys were her children; Tim (Shelley), Angela (Jim Lawless), Greg (Gail), Jocelyn (Kristian Moore) and Trevor (Rachel).  Together they created many memories of adventures, misadventures, work, play and love of family.  She greatly enjoyed watching her beautiful 15 grandchildren grow up; Cadhan, Connor, Corbin, Emily, Heidi, Jamie, James, Janica, Keegan, Logan, Matthew, Samuel, Steven, Tanner and Tyler. She extended her love to close family friends Kirk and Chris Beers and Dawn Brown. She is also lovingly remembered by her siblings Charlie (Jayne) Smith, Hazel Fidler, Diane (Mike) Blacquier, Margaret McPhee and Janet Crawford.

Along with her parents she was predeceased by her brother in laws Vance Fidler and Robert McPhee.

Shirley, a natural teacher, attended teacher’s college winning the Governor General’s award for excellence and embarked on a promising teaching career. In a short time she had mentored and touched the lives of many of her students. She left teaching after a short time to raise her family and join her husband in managing their business and other ventures.

While managing this busy schedule, she also loved to share her talents and love of music as organist and choir director for both the First Chipman United Baptist and the Chipman United Churches.  Some of her notable accomplishments include several Christmas Cantatas, Community Living Christmas Trees, Directing the Irish men’s choir as well as other choral groups.  In later years she was able to devote some time to hone her painting skills and produced many fine works of art featuring nature scenes.

Shirley will be forever remembered for Faith in God, her commitment to her family and community. Her love of music will live on in the hearts of everyone who was blessed to know her.

Visitations will be held on Sunday April 13th from 7-9pm and Monday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the Chipman Funeral Home (339-6612). A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday April 15th at 2pm at the Chipman United Church with Rev. Betty-Jean Friedman officiating.  Interment will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Shirley Brown Trust Fund, which will be used to foster music programs of the Chipman Elementary and Forest Avenue schools and The Chipman Youth Center.