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Archived Obituaries

CORMIER, Rheal J. – Fredericton, NB

It is with great sadness the family announces the peaceful passing of Rheal Joseph Cormier, on October 4, 2018, at Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital at the age of 65. Proud Father to Son Rayal T. Cormier and Daughter Kelly Cormier of Toronto. Loving brother to John Paul of New Brunswick.
Rheal was a transport truck operator for over 45 years. He travelled around North America and enjoyed his West Coast trips through the mountains. He will be loved and remembered in the hearts of all who knew him.No visitation or funeral by request.  Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home Ltd. & Crematorium (339-6612).  Memories and condolences may be shared though www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca

FOWLER, Nancy L. – Chipman, NB

Nancy Lea Fowler, beloved wife of the late Ian MacPherson Fowler passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on October 4, 2018 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Nancy was born in McAdam, NB on December 23, 1941, daughter of the late Lawrence Murray.

She is survived by her children, Karen (Allen) Crawford of Waasis and Lawrence (Andrea) Fowler of Mazerolle Settlement; grand daughter, Katelyn Crawford (Kyle Cameron) of Lakeville Corner; great grandson, Oliver Cameron; special sisters, Jean (Curtis) Little of Islandview, NB and Sandra (Richard) Corey of Harvey Station, NB; sister-in-laws, Ann Fowler, Connie Murray and Murielle Goneau; nieces, nephews and good friends.

Nancy was predeceased by her husband and her brother, Gerald Murray.

Family will receive comfort at the Chipman Funeral Home on Monday, October 8, 2018 from 4-7 pm. A celebration of Nancy’s life be held at the Chipman United Church on Tuesday October 9, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Betty-Jean Friedman officiating. Interment will be made immediately following the service in the Red Bank United Church Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Nancy can be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association or the charity of choice.

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, Jack M. – Chipman, NB

Jack Murray Smith passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Jack was born in Chipman on December 20, 1931 son of the late Willard (Avis Clark) Smith.

He is survived by his loving wife, Grace; daughter, Kara (Gordan) Butler; sons, Barry Smith, Peter Smith, Hal (Ernestine) Smith and Marty Smith, siblings, Lloyd Smith and Mary Darrah; three grandchildren, Allan Smith (Megan), Karissa Seitz (Sebastian) and Kodi Chessie (Shayna); four great grandchildren, Casey, Isaiah, Alana Smith and Lukus Seitz; many nieces, nephews and good friends.

Jack was predeceased by his parents as well as, brothers, Sterling, Bobby, Allan and Wayne Smith; sisters, June Smith, Mabel Knox, Nancy Cole and Sheila Mowatt; and a grandson, Andrew Smith.

Jack loved being a woodsman and a truck driver, he had a passion for his beloved Toronto Maple Leafs.

A private family celebration of Jack’s life will be held from the Chipman Funeral Home Memorial Chapel on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 4:30 pm with Pastor Patrick Halferty officiating. Interment will be made in the Chipman United Pentecostal Cemetery following the service. Donations in memory of Jack made to the Christian Life Centre 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

 

COOKE, Violet E. – Saint John, NB

Violet Elta Cooke, aged 55 Born in Back Bay, N.B. passed away on Sunday September 23, 2018 at the Saint John Regional Hospital.

She is survived by her two children, Adam Cooke and Victoria Britton (spouse Jonathan Britton). Her Grandchildren Aidan Cooke, Sophia Britton, Emma Britton and Alexis Britton. Her Brothers and Sisters, Jean Leavitt, Sally Barry, Gail Gaudette, John Cooke, Burton Cooke, Gerald Cooke. All of her nieces and nephews. Her loving and dedicated partner Bob Wright. She is predeceased by her parents Arnold Cooke and Lois Cooke. Brothers and sisters Rufus Cooke (Andrea), Lawrence Cooke (Linda), Wendall Cooke, Arnold (Junior) Cooke, Janice Green, Constance McVicar and Vance Cooke.

She Loved nothing more than spending time with her grandchildren, spoiling them and giving them treats. She was fiercely strong and helped anyone one she could. She loved to sing and dance, and had a laugh that was contagious. She was an amazing woman, mother, nana, sister and friend. She was a fighter until the end and she will be missed dearly by everyone.

A celebration of Violet’s life will be held at the Sea View Full Gospel Church (195 Back Bay Loop, Back Bay, NB E5C 2W3) at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 30, 2018.

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

RENZ, Anneliese – Fredericton, NB

Anneliese Renz wife of the late Heinz Renz passed away peacefully at the Pine Grove Nursing Home on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the age of 84.  Anneliese was born on January 3, 1934 in Duisburg, Germany. She lived in Canada since 1957.

She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Chris (Dave) Stairs; and extended family Carey and Alisa. In addition to her husband and parents she was predeceased by her son, Rene Renz.

A Celebration of Annie’s life will be held at a later date. No Visitation or Funeral at Anneliese’s request. Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society 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.

MILLER, Russell H. – Upper Salmon Creek, NB

Russell Hayward Miller of Upper Salmon Creek, NB passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the Hospice Fredericton on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the age of 58. Russell was born on July 5, 1960 son of Ella (nee Stewart) Miller and the late Ralph Miller. Russell is survived by his mother, Ella; brothers, Allen (Karen) Miller and Fred (Nancy Denton) Miller; special friend, Debbie Shirley and her daughters, Kristen and Rachael Boudreau; nephew, Shane and niece Meredyth.  Russell was predeceased by his father; brothers, Gordon and John.

Family will receive comfort at the Chipman Funeral Home Ltd. & Crematorium on Monday, September 17, 2018 from 2-4 & 6-8. A Celebration of Russell’s life will be held from the Chipman Funeral Home Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Jane Johnson officiating. Interment will be made in the Red Bank United Church Cemetery following the service.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to the Chipman United Church, Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital Foundation or Hospice Fredericton 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

 

DUPUIS, Arthur J. – Dieppe, NB

After a life well lived, it is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved father, Arthur Dupuis. Pape left us quickly on September 9, 2018 in his 88th year. He was born in Bronson Settlement on December 10, 1929 son of the late Clovis (Mary Girouard) Dupuis. He is predeceased by his wife Leona as well as significant others, Diana and Colleen.

He will greatly missed by his sons Alvin (Deborah), Ronny (Diane) and daughter Diane Dupuis; brother Keith Dupuis; sisters, Liza (Rheal) Poitras , Shirley Robb, Carol MacDonald (Fred LeBlanc), Doris (Paul) McAuley. His pride and joy, granddaughters, Julie Dupuis (Jeremie Roy) and Jolyne Dupuis-Cormier (Thomas Daigle); chosen daughter, Linda Clavet; several nieces and nephews.

Arthur is predeceased also by his brother, Rene and his sister Mearl and twin sons.

Arthur started working at a very young age in the coal mines in Minto. He then drove coal truck and went on to become a licensed diesel mechanic with Atlas Construction where he worked until his retirement. Arthur is a member of the Minto County Music Wall of Fame, known around the province for his smooth fiddling.

Arthur will be resting at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Chipman on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 12 – 2:30 pm followed by a funeral mass at 3:00 pm.

Interment will be made in the St. Bernadette Cemetery in Bronson following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the St. Bernadette Cemetery Fund. Arthur’s fiddling days in heaven have just begun.

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

BISHOP, Manford G. – Chipman, NB

Manford Gray Bishop, beloved husband of Mildred (Murray) Bishop of Chipman NB passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday September 9th, 2018 at The Hospice House Fredericton. Manford, son of Alberta (Doherty) Bishop and the late Gray Bishop was born in Chipman on May 20th, 1936. He is survived by his mother, Alberta, his sister Donetta (Doug) Madore of Minto, his son Randy (Janet) Bishop; daughters, Penny (Larry) Langin, Cathy Bishop, and Roselyn (Gary) Webber all of Chipman; granddaughters, Lacey (Charles) Elliott, Lindsay (Nicholas) Ferris, Tiffany (Evan) Blyth, Daphne Bishop, all of Chipman, and Marla (Francis) Langin of BC; great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Levi, Amelia, Gage, Maverick, Felicity, Grayson, and many nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his father Gray Bishop, and sisters Gayle Brogan and Marsha Adams.

Manford had two great loves; being outdoors and his family. When he wasn’t found on his tractor or bike, Manford’s favourite place to be was surrounded by his children and grandchildren, and of course never far from Mildred. They lived their lives fully with friends and family through biking, camping, travelling, hunting, and watching their family grow.

Family will receive comfort at the Chipman Funeral Home on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 2-4 & 6-8. A celebration of Manford’s life will be held from the First United Baptist Church, Gaspereau Forks, NB on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Roger Hill officiating. Donations to the Hospice Fredericton or the charity of choice would be 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

PHILLIPS, Adella M. – Cumberland Bay, NB

Adella Marie Phillips, beloved wife of the late Blake Phillips of Cumberland Bay, NB passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the W.G. Bishop Nursing Home. Adella was born in Chipman on April 13th, 1932 daughter of the late Frank Rue (Jessie May Fairweather) Wallace. She is survived by her four daughters, Trudy (Barry) Sullivan, Beth (Marty Wheeler) Phillips, Valerie Phillips, Laurie (Randal) Hopkins; brother, Fred (Georgina) Wallace; grandchildren, Nolan (Elizabeth) & Scott (Heidi) Sullivan, Rylee Hopkins; great-grandchildren, Cassidy, Dylan, Jayden and Hannah Sullivan; many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her husband, parents and her sister, Dorothy MacIntyre.

Adellas true pleasures in life were her sunsets over grand lake, her flower gardens, her many cross country skiing trips to Barton Lake and time spent with her family.

Family will receive comfort at the Chipman Funeral Home Ltd. & Crematorium Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 5-8 pm. A Celebration of Adella’s life will be held from the Chipman Funeral Home Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 3:00 pm with Pastor Patrick Halferty officiating. Interment will be made in the Second Chipman United Baptist Church Cemetery following the service.

Donations in memory of Adella made to the Parkinsons Society or the charity of choice 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