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Archived Obituaries

NIGHTINGALE, Ruth J. – Minto, NB

Ruth Jean Nightingale resident of Minto, NB passed at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on June 11, 2019 at the age of 87. Ruth is survived by her devoted daughter Lynda, brother Ross (Jackie), grandson Matthew (Erin), granddaughter Shawnna (Jordan) and great-grandchildren Addyson and Samuel. She is predeceased by her husband Delmere, her mother Mary Ann and her siblings Chandler, Mary, Bob, Betty, Arthur and Eleanor.

Ruth was born October 29, 1931 in Toronto, ON. In 1954, she married the love of her life Delmere Nightingale and later moved from Toronto, ON to his hometown Minto, NB with their beloved daughter Lynda.

Ruth had a strong spirit and a great sense of humor. She followed current events and politics with a passion. Her hobbies included crocheting, gardening and taking road trips with her daughter. She loved her pets and took every opportunity to spend time with her daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by her friends, family and all who knew her.

There will be no funeral service, but instead a small gathering of close family members. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital would be appreciated by the family.

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

O’REILLY, Edward J. – Moncton, NB

Edward James Oreilly, 54 of Moncton, passed away suddenly at the Moncton Hospital at approximately 11:30PM on Wednesday June 5th. Born in Toronto, he was the son of Particia O’Reilly of Toronto. He is survived by his daughter Alura Negan of Toronto, sister Genera O’reilly; two nieces Soleil and Shiloh, of Toronto. Edward will also be missed dearly by his 2nd family of over 25 years, Dave Buote, Karen Hari, Robin Buote, Kathryn Buote and the rest of the Buote Clan.

Family, friends, co-workers and anyone that knew Edward are invited to a celebration of life at 323 Shediac Road, Moncton on Saturday June the 22nd at 4:00PM. Edwards remains will be cremated and placed in 2 urns. One will be given to family members and the other will be laid to rest at the Evolve festival in Bieresville, NB. We are working with the festival to have a permanent memorial to remember him there in honor of what he loved the most (Music, People and Celebration).

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

 

NILES, Harry A. – Fredericton, NB

With sad and heavy hearts, the family of Harry A. Niles announce his passing at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on June 7, 2019, surrounded by his family.

Harry was born in Fredericton, N.B. on June 26,1936, the son of Hazen And Viola (Myshrall) Niles.)

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joey (Bishop), son Brad (Linda), daughter, Natalie Grant, grandchildren, Lauren and Matthew Niles, Alex and Jenna Grant, sister-in-law, Laverne Legge, brother-in-law, Kevin-John (Victoria), God-daughter, Gena Fowler and several nieces, nephews and cousins. His family held a very special place in his heart and was an important part of his everyday life.

He was predeceased by his parents , sister Joyce Morrisey, brother, Gerald, sister-in-law Rubye, and brothers-in-law Neddie, Eugene, and Paul.

He was a former teacher and later worked in the insurance industry for many years. In his youth he was a well known athlete when he played basketball, golf, curling and, especially baseball. He played baseball on several local, and other teams in N.B. , as well as on The Milwaukee Braves farm team in Waycross, Georgia and Tampa, Florida. He also coached youth sports groups and refereed basketball games

As per Harry’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral. Interment will take place at a later date.

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

MCGINLEY, Vesta D. – Fredericton, NB

The death of Vesta Douglas (Perry) McGinley, wife of the late Charles H. (Bud) McGinley, occurred on June 2, 2019 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton,  on June 11, 1928.  Born in Coles Island, NB, she was the daughter of the late Wyer and Bertha (Cole) Perry.  Vesta is survived by her daughter Mary Jane McGinley of Fredericton, NB; sisters, Berne Boyd, Chipman NB, Donna Bielecki (Bogdan), Ancaster, ON, Glenna Vail (Randall), Belleisle Creek, NB, Lynn Myers (Don), Glendale, CA, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Vesta was predeceased by sisters Myra Perry, FL, Anna Hasson, CA, sister- in- law Glenna Perry, Coles Island NB, brothers Donald Perry, Wayne Perry, Warren Perry, all of Coles Island, NB, and brother-in-law Osborne Boyd, Chipman, NB.

Interment will take place at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Chipman, NB at a later date.

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

HANSON, George D. – Fredericton, NB

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of George Donald Hanson of Fredericton, NB on Saturday, May, 25, 2019. George was born in Zealand N.B. on November 23, 1951 son of the late Donald and Margaret (Munn) Hanson. He is survived by his life long partner, Pauline Thompson; sisters, Lorraine (Robert), Christina, brother Timmy (Margaret) many neices, nephews Trevor, Bruce, Ashlee, Tina and many great friends.
Predeceased by his parents; brother, Timmy Hanson.

George loved nature , loved fishing and hunting. He will be missed by many.
Donations in memory of George made to the charity of choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
The family will celebrate Georges life at a graveside service at a later date.

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

CHASE, Nicholas “Nick” P. – Chipman, NB

Nicholas “Nick” Perley Chase of Chipman, NB passed away peacefully at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 69 years. Nick was born on December 4, 1949 in Minto, NB to Walter Chase and Katherine (Wry).

He will lovingly be remembered by his wife, Jo-Ann and their sons, Wryan and Bradley; mother, Katherine Chase; sisters, Karen Chase, Katherine Chase and Tamara (Dave) Duke and his brother Dale (Dyann) Chase; many nieces, nephews and great friends. Predeceased by his father, Walter Chase.

A celebration of Nick’s life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Chipman, NB on Friday May 31, 2019  at 7:45 pm. Donations in memory of Nick made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of choice would be 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

HOYT, Wendell C. – Minto, NB

Wendell Clarence Hoyt of Minto, NB passed away peacefully at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

Survived by loving parents Wellesley and Etta (McLellan) Hoyt , Wife, Karen; his children, Nick (Ashley), James and Jessica; brothers, Gordon and Shane; sister, Lorelei; grandchildren, Liam, Emily, Emmitt, Epités, Ava and Lilly.

At Wendell’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service.  For those who wish donations to the Minto Elementary School Breakfast Program 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

ANDERSON, Frederick “Ian” – Hampton, NB

Frederick Ian Anderson, born May 3, 1935 passed away peacefully on May 21, 2019 at the
Saint John Regional Hospital.  He is survived by his wife, Anne-Marie Anderson (nee Gormley), his sons, William Anderson of Fredericton, NB and John Anderson of Lower Sackville, NS and their families; several grandchildren, step-grandchildren.  Ian was a career Forester, serving the Province of New Brunswick, District 3 in Hampton for 30 years.  He had been retired nearly 25 years.

At Ian’s and the family’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private memorial service for family members will be held at the Riverbank Cemetery on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm.

Special thanks are extended to Dr. James Collings and D. Scott Bagnell and the nurses and staff of 3CN and 3Cs of the SJRH.

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

 

 

 

LEGERE, Paul D. – Minto, NB

Paul David Legere, of Minto, NB passed away at the Oromocto Public Hospital on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the age of 69.  Paul was born on September 17, 1949 son of the late Edward and Theresa (Richard) Legere.  He is survived by his sister, Linda (Ernest) Boucher; brother-in-law, Peter Nichols and many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his sister, Cynthia Nichols.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Minto.

In Lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Paul made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation 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.

BROWN, Karen L. – Chipman, NB

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Karen Lee Brown on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Mill Cove Nursing Home. Karen was born in Minto, NB on September 2, 1949 daughter of the late Lee and Patricia (Blyth) Chase.

She is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Jim and their children, Carolyn (Chad) Gallant, Trish (Mark) Armstrong and Michael (Jessica) Brown; brother, Ricky (Cathy Caissie) Chase; sisters, Agnes Chase, Debbie Hampsey, Janet (John) Curwin, Sandra Seale and Terry (Silas) Boyne; grandchildren, Garrett Gallant, Claire and Leah Armstrong and Emma Lemon; many neices, nephews and great friends.

Family will receive comfort at the Chipman Funeral Home & Crematorium on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm.  A Celebration of Karen’s life will be held at the First Chipman United Baptist Church, Gaspereau Forks on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Tyler Hill officiating.

Donations in memory of Karen made to the Chipman Youth Center 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