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HAYES, Gordon S. – Sussex, NB

Hayes, Gordon Sterling of Sussex, formerly of Schofield Road passed away at the Sussex Hospital on July 30, 2020. Born on March 2, 1926, the eldest son of the late Warren and Iola (Boyd) Hayes and husband of 68 years to Isabel (Johnston) Hayes.

In addition to Isabel, he is survived by his five daughters and their husbands; Ida O’Leary (Tim), Moncton; Esther Scott (Brian), Fredericton; Juanita Eustace (Ed), Apohaqui; Nina Pratt (Gordon), Sussex; Barbara Naugler (John), Hampton; grandchildren are Joey O’Leary, Sabrina Donahue (Kevin), Daniel Scott (Fiancé Emily), Gregory Scott (Rachel), Shannon Scott, Nicholas Brown (Julie), Natasha Brown, Ryan Pratt, Mattison Naugler, J.T. Naugler, Jessica Coleman, Alison Eustace, Patrick Coleman Eustace and Kennedy Coleman Eustace. Also survived by 8 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews including two special nephews, Everett Hayes and Jeff Johnston. Also surviving are his brother, Perley Hayes (Carlen); brother-in-laws, Wayne Sears, Allen Johnston (Debbie) and Alonzo Johnston (Carol); sister-in-laws, Connie Hayes, Dorothy Geldart and Beryl Long (Arthur).

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by and infant daughter, Ruth; sisters, Erma Sears, Glenna Hayes; brothers, Delbert, Blake (Jean), Arnold (Georgina).

The funeral will be private due to Covid 19 restrictions and scent free. The family requests no flowers. If desired, donations may be made to the Head of Millstream Wesleyan Cemetery, Extra Mural or the Sussex Health Centre.

We also wish to express heartfelt gratitude to the many health care professionals for their kind and compassionate care of our husband and father.

Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home & Crematorium (339-6612).  Memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca

McLEAN, Sharon E. – Coal Creek, NB

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Sharon Elaine McLean on July 29, 2020 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Sharon was born in Chipman on February 15, 1946, daughter of the late Enock (Bessie Knox) Thompson.

Sharon is survived by her loving husband of 26 years, Thomas; daughters, Cheryl (Paul McAllister) Darrah and Wanda (Lyel Sears) Darrah; sisters, Shelia McLean, Jean Brown and Lola Marie Michaud; grandchildren, Samantha Darrah and Colton Sears; great-grandchildren, Peter Chase and Chevy Chase; many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by sisters, Joan Clark and Elizabeth Daye; two infant siblings.

Family will receive comfort at the Chipman Funeral Home on Friday, July 31, 2020 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm. Funeral service will be held at the Second Chipman United Baptist Church on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Gerald Burke officiating. Interment will be made in the Second Chipman United Baptist Church Cemetery following the service.

Covid-19 social distancing and access restrictions will be in place in accordance with provincial guidelines when entering the building you will be required to wear a mask.

Donations in memory of Sharon made to the Second Chipman United Baptist Church would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home Ltd. & Crematorium. (339-6612). Memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca

McFARLAND, Ellery L. – Fredericton, NB

Peacefully on Tuesday, July 28 2020 Ellery Lewis McFarland passed away at the Fredericton Hospice at the age of 63 years. Ellery was born in Fredericton, NB on November 5, 1956 son of the late Alvin and Alice (Barnett) McFarland. He is survived by his brother, Bev McFarland; sisters, Patricia (Laurie) West and Laurel (Miles) Wilkins; partner, Sonya and step-son, Aaron; two step-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.

No funeral or visitation as requested. Donations in memory of Ellery made to the Fredericton Hospice would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home & Crematorium (339-6612). Memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca.

WARD, Nancy M. – Yarmouth, NS

Nancy Mae Ward, age 84, of Yarmouth, formerly of Chipman, New Brunswick, passed away on July 24, 2020 at The Meadow-Tidal View Manor. Born on February 22, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Levi and Daisy (Collishaw) Hopkins. Nancy is survived by her children, Ronnie (Anita) Hopkins, North East Point; Susan Peck, B.C.; Jim Oickle, N.B.; Carolyn (Darren) Dimock, N.B. and Norma (Joey) Mabie, N.B.; sister, Margaret Badger, Boston; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Nancy was predeceased by her husband, Murray Ward; siblings, Byford, Martha, Roy, Helen and Annie.

She retired after 30 years as supervisor of housekeeping at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, Fredericton; N.B. Nancy took great pleasure in knitting and gardening.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of H.M. Huskilson’s Funeral Home, Barrington. There will be no formal visitation or funeral service. Interment will take place at a later date in Chipman, N.B. Memorial donations may be made to Minnie’s Fur Friends or charity of your choice. Memories and condolences may be shared through huskilson@ns.aliantzinc.ca or through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca.

WILCOX, Earle C. – Oromocto, NB

        June 21, 1929 – July 26, 2020

It is with great sadness, the family of Earle Chandler Wilcox age 91 announces his passing at the Oromocto Public Hospital- Duffy unit on July 26th 2020.

 Earle was the son of the late Earl and Pearl Wilcox of Grand Manan –Wood Island NB.

Earle will be dearly missed by his loving wife Judy Wilcox, his children Sons Wally (Wendy) Wilcox and Paul (Sheila) Wilcox and Daughter Brenda (Gary) Bayes, Sister Jan (Ward) Hovey, Especially by his loving Grand Daughter Starla McDougall, Husband Todd and great Grand Daughter Selena, Also by Stepson Shawn (Michelle) Pearson and Grandson Alex (Chelsey) Pearson, Sister in law Bonnie (Dave) Fraser, Numerous Nieces and Nephews, Grand children and Great (great) Grand children.

Earle was pre deceased by his parents Earl and Pearl Wilcox, His Brother Lawrence Wilcox, His Sisters, Helen Burchill and Louise Stevens, Son Gary Wilcox and also by his former Wife and Mother of his children Ruby (Gibson) Wilcox.

Earle will be well remembered by many as a loyal servant of his God, Jehovah and bringing the message of God’s Kingdom to many people.

Earle’s family wish to give a heart felt thank you to the Doctors, Nursing staff, Kitchen and Janitorial staff At OPH who shared many smiles and laughs with Earle daily.  Due to current circumstances there will be no service at this time.

Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home & Crematorium. (339-6612).  Memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca.

McCREADY, Wanda D. – Mill Cove, NB

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Wanda Dorothy McCready on Sunday, July 19, 2020  at the Mill Cove Nursing Home.

Wanda is survived by her children, Kim Seymour of Sussex, Darren (Alana) McCready of Ottawa and Dallas (Susan) McCready of Moncton, former husband Stephen McCready of Long Creek; sister, Norma (David) Fairweather of Cumberland Bay; grandchildren, Courtney, Camryn, Kayla, Hillary and Ben; nieces, nephews, special relatives and friends.  Wanda was predeceased by her loving partner, Tom Hargraves and infant brother, Gerald.

Wanda Dorothy Miller was born at home, at the Range in New Brunswick, on March 31st 1946. She was the daughter of Dorothy (Baxter) and Willett Miller and grew up happily by Grand Lake with her older sister Norma.

After graduating from Chipman High School she attended Community College in Saint John for one year and then moved to Fredericton where she was employed by NB Power as a Key Punch Operator. It was in Fredericton, at a Bill Anderson concert,that she met and later fell in love with Stephen McCready. They married in 1967 and moved to Youngs Cove where they both helped run and worked at McCready’s restaurant. Later, they started their own Dairy Bar, Ice and Towing Business.

Wanda and Stephen had three children Kimberly, Darren and Dallas. Wanda was a dedicated mother first and foremost. As well as being a fulltime mom and grandmother, she built and enjoyed many lifelong friendships. She was also very active in her community. She loved the Coles Island Baptist Church and played many roles there. Volunteering at Coles Island School and Mill Cove Nursing Home made her very happy as her children were growing up.

When Dallas started High School she began working as a secretary and then as an Educational Assistant at Coles Island School; where she treated every child as her own and was very loved in return.

In her later years she moved to Sussex where she continued to work in Sussex area Schools as an Educational Assistant. During that time she met Tom Hargraves and moved to Saint John where they spent many happy years trailering and travelling. In her last 2 years she resided at Mill Cove Nursing Home where she was well taken care of and passed away at age of 74.

Wanda was Grammy and Nana to her five grandchildren Courtney Camryn, Kayla, Hillary and Ben. She loved them with all of her being and enjoyed every minute that she got to spend playing, reading, baking, talking and attending their activities with them. Tom’s grandchildren Evie and Paxton also had a very special place in her heart. She was loved by many, a friend to all and will be missed dearly.

A Graveside service will be held at The Barton (Lower Range) Cemetery (250 Cox Point Road) on Thursday July 23, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.  Due to the Covid-19, social distancing and wearing a mask is mandatory.  Please bring a chair for your own comfort.

Donations in memory of Wanda made to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home Ltd. & Crematorium. (339-6612). Memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca

KNOX, Beverly “Burns” – North Forks, NB

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Beverly “Burns” Knox announce his passing at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Burns was born in Chipman, NB on December 1, 1941 son of the late Goldie and Margaret (Hickey) Knox.

He is survived by his loving wife, Carol (Galbraith) Hutchison; Step-children, Jon (Norma) Hutchison, Ian (Darcy) Hutchison, Crystal (Nadine) Hutchison and Angel Hutchison; grandchildren, Jackson, Amelia, Sammy, Ava and Jacob; brother, Richard (Yvone) Knox, Sidney (Bonnie) Knox, Melvin Knox, Johnny (Donna) Knox; sister, Elizabeth (Stanley) Wood; fur grand babies, Becca, Bruno and Paco; several nieces, nephews and many good friends.

Predeceased by his parents, 3 brothers, 5 sisters and his faithful companion Sheba.

No visitation or funeral service as requested by Burns.

Memorial donations in memory of Burns made to the Fredericton SPCA would be appreciated by the family.

Funeral Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home & Crematorium (339-6612). Memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca

 

 

CURRIE, Florence G. – Fredericton, NB

Its with deepest sympathy we announce the passing of Florence Gertrude Currie. Born in Douglas NB, on April 7th, 1932. She was the daughter of the late William Gordon and Annie (Allen) Currie. Her passing occurred on July 13, 2020 at the Oromocto Public Hospital.

Florence served many years with the Ladies Auxiliary branch 4 and served her community volunteering. Florence retired from the UNB Harriett Irving Library, as library assistant. After her retirement she went on to work a few part time jobs to fill her free time. She went on to care for other seniors to ensure the aging population was well treated in their later years in private home care.

Florence is survived by two sons, two grand daughters and one great-grandson, Allen Currie (Melanie) of Burtts Corner, NB, Garnet Currie (Paulette) of Lower Queensbury, NB, Caeley Currie of Burtts Corner, NB, Crishna McGivney (Todd) and Lucas McGivney. She is also survived by one sister Pauline (late Donald) Billings and several nieces and nephews. Her loving companion of 15 years her cat Amy. Special mentions go out to her friends she holds close Mary Legacy, Rollie King, Debbie McKay, Larry Bavis, Bessie and Eldrid, Leon, Stephen and all her friends from Bingo.

Florence would like to thank god for sending her an angel on earth. Her beloved granddaughter Crishna who love and cared for her. She loves her with all her heart.

Florence was predeceased by two daughters, Phyllis Marie in 1951 (infant) and Norma Jean Currie in 2018; her three brothers, Allan (Infant), Beverly (Bessie Bonnar), Lyle (Glena Randall); three sisters, Lila Mae (Eugene) Buckley, Margurite Bonnar, Mary (Edward) Morehouse and the father her children Wendall Currie.

There will not be an open visitation or ceremony at Florence’s request. There will be an internment with immediate family only where she will be laid to rest with her husband and Daughter at the Mactaquac Cemetery. Florence has requested if you wish to donate in her memory that donations should be made to the Fredericton SPCA or a non-profit at the discretion of the donor.

Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home Ltd. & Crematorium (339-6612). Memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca

HOLT, Troy A. – Minto, NB

We are saddened to announce the passing of Troy Allison Holt of Minto, NB at his home on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at the age of 56 years.  Troy was born in Minto on August 11, 1963 son of the late Donald and Mabel (Coakley) Holt.

Troy is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Tammy (nee Johnson); their children, Danielle (Brad) Stewart, Joseph Holt and Latasha Holt; brothers, Murray Esterbrook, Kendall Holt and Mitchell Holt; three grand-daughters, Rachel, Madison and Elizabeth; special friend, Kevin (Key); nieces, nephews and many wonderful friends.

Predeceased by his parents and brother, Derek Holt.

A celebration of Troy’s life will be held at a later date.  In Lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Troy made to the MEMS breakfast program would be greatly appreciated by his family.

Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home Ltd. & Crematorium. (339-6612)  Memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca.

SMITH, Ida P. – Cumberland Bay, NB

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ida Patricia (Weaver) Smith at her home on July 8, 2020. Ida was born in Coal Creek, NB on April 5, 1939 the daughter of the late Moses and Pearl (Storey) Weaver.

Ida resided in the Village of Gagetown during the early years of her marriage, but returned to her beloved Coal Creek for the later years of her life. Ida cared for many people in her lifetime, having worked in various nursing homes and in many private homes as a home care worker. She loved to make people laugh and loved her clients.

In addition to her parents, Ida was predeceased by her husband, Harold, her son, Vincent; brothers, John and Leonard; nephew, Bradley Slocum.

She is survived by her sister, Ruth Wright; brothers, Fred Weaver, Wade (Shawn) Weaver and Mark Weaver; daughter-in-law, Mary Smith; sister-in-law, Judy Weaver; grandchildren, Mitchell Walton, Mathew (Melissa) Smith and Meagan Smith; great-grandchildren, Cody, Brooklyn and Avery; many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at the Weaver Cemetery, Coal Creek on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 1:30 pm with pastor Steven Ferris officiating.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  Due to Covid-19 restrictions , social distancing and a facial mask is required.

Donations in memory of Ida made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Cancer Society or the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home Ltd. & Crematorium. (339-6612). Memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca