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PRENTICE, Elizabeth A. – Hampton, NB

Elizabeth (Betty) Anne Prentice

1938 – 2019

Betty Prentice, 81 of Hampton, surrounded by family, passed away peacefully on August 13, 2019 at the Saint John Regional Hospital

Born in Saint John, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Doris (Ganong) LeVasseur.

Betty was a life time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, a member of the Hampton Senior Resource Center and the “Red Hats” Society. She had an endless passion for doing crafts, knitting and Swedish weaving. Anyone visiting her prior to her declining health would find her “beavering” away at her latest project and more than willing to show you her finished works.

Betty is survived and will be sadly missed by daughters Cathy (Mike) Burgess and Nancy Prentice; sons Ralph (Kathy) Prentice and Michael (Beth) Prentice; sister Jean (Kevin) Williams; brothers William (Bev) LeVasseur and George (Theresa) LeVasseur; Grandchildren; Sarah, Mandy, Joshua, Natasha, Nicholas, Scott, Tracy and Amy, Great-grandchildren Abigail, Alexis, Thomas and Grace as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Arnold and Great grand-daughter Rebecca.

In honoring Betty’s wishes there will no visitation or funeral service. If desired, memorials in Betty’s memory to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.

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

 

BRENNAN, Mary G. – Fredericton, NB

Mary G. Brennan

1931 – 2019

The passing of Mary G. Brennan (Burns) of Fredericton, NB occurred on Sunday August 4, 2019 at her summer home in Lower Queensbury, NB. She was born in Doaktown, NB on April 15, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Herman and the late Martha Burns she was the wife of the late Joseph Leo Brennan.

Mary is survived by daughters, Dorothy Wentworth (Doug), Marie Dumas (Yvan), Carolyn Hetherington (Blake), Wanda Brown (Greg), Marilyn Brennan, Heather Holland (Chris). Son, Joey Brennan (Wanda). Son in law, Ray Chartrand, Grandchildren, Vincent (Pat) Caverhill (Yvonne), Nancy Dumas (Ernie), Danny Dumas (Tina), Sara MacNeill (Jeremy), Alex Brown (Jaycee), Jason Brennan (Kate), Samantha Hill (Chuck), Scott Brown (Prae), Kelsey Brennan (Jake), Olivia Brennan, Jake Brennan. Great Grandchildren, Desiree Dumas, Christopher Dumas, Lilly MacNeill, Jessica Brideau, Maggie Caverhill, Navy Hill, Rush Hill, Chaz Hill, Arlo Hill, Levi Parlee, Great Great Grandchild, Logan Dumas. Brothers, Melvin Burns and Tennyson Storey (Elizabeth). Sister in laws, Lillian Brennan, Patsy Sutherland. Brother in law, Ed Brennan.

Mary is predeceased by her husband, and daughters, Josephine Brennan (1968), Gladys Brennan (1969) and Debbie Chartrand (2019). Sister, Janie Palmer (2001), Brothers Crumley Burns (2001) and Johnny Hatfield (2003).

Mary worked at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital a seamstress before retiring after 24 years of service. She was a member of Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church. She was a avoid card player with the Tuesday morning Coffee Club at Saint Margaret’s Anglican Church. She loved camping at Heritage Family Campground for over 40 years. She also enjoyed her camping friends and playing cards with them. Mary also enjoyed playing Bingo at Branch #04 on Wednesday evenings.

Visitation will take place at Saint Anthony’s Church, 603 Union Street, Fredericton, NB on Friday August 16, 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Funeral service will be held following the visitation at Saint Anthony’s Church, 603 Union Street, Fredericton, NB with Father Monte Peters officiating. Interment will take place following the service in Blissfield, NB.

For those who wish, memorial donations in Mary’s memory made to the donor’s 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

MacKINNON, Allan E. – Cumberland Bay, NB

MacKinnon – Allan Earle MacKinnon of Cumberland Bay, New Brunswick, passed away on August 2, 2019, at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, at the age of 75.

“Allie” was born on April 6, 1944, at the Saint John General Hospital. He was the only child of Ralph Albert MacKinnon and Gladys Anne (Phillips) MacKinnon. Allie was raised from a young age in Cumberland Bay by his mother’s first-cousin, Edna (Colwell) Ellsworth, and her husband, Frank Ellsworth. In his adult life, Allie lived with his foster-brother, Allan Clifford Grant. For the past 15 years, Allie has lived independently in his own home. Throughout his lifetime, his daily routine of bicycling around Cumberland Bay made him a fixture in his beloved community.

Visitation with family and neighbours will take place at the Chipman Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. His funeral service will be held at the Chipman Funeral Home Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at 2:00 PM. Interment will follow in the Cumberland Bay Community Cemetery (United Church). Donations to this cemetery would be appreciated (contact Lynn Fairweather at 506-339-8848).

Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home & Crematorium. Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca or by telephone at 506-339-6612.

AUBIN, Linda L. – Hunters Home, NB

Linda Lou Aubin, loving wife of Leo Aubin passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at the age of 71. Linda was born in Minto, NB daughter of the late Raymond and Heloise (Randall) Cameron. She is survived by her loving husband, Leo; their children, Lesa (Emery) Hebert, Lois (Denis) Vautour, Leo Jr. (Kim) Aubin, Lynn (Larry) Wood, Louise (Robert) Boyd and Lee (Tawnya) Aubin; step-daughter, Heather (Bill) McClellan; siblings, Frances Cameron, Lois (Curtis) McLeod, Rodney (Linda) Cameron, Janet (Bob) Losier, Fred (Tammy) Cameron, Brenda (John) Beaulieu, Joan Naves, Wayne (Holly) Cameron, Edra (Mark) Ottaway and Ronald Cameron; grandchildren, Jessie, Ashley, Tiffany, Natisha, Tina, Guy, Brittany, Courtney, Tonya-Leigh, Cameron, Brianna and Raelyn; Step-grandchildren, Tracey Pearson and Missy Almon; 8 great grandchildren.

Linda was predeceased by her parents; grandson, Karl Emery Hebert in 1998 at the age of 8 and her step-mother, Nancy Cameron (Peabody).

A celebration of Linda’s life will be held from the Coles Island Community Church on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Steven Ferris officiating.

Donations made to a living memorial 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.

COGSWELL, Geraldine – Fredericton, NB

Geraldine Cogswell passed away peacefully at the York Care Centre, Fredericton, NB on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at the age of 85. Geraldine was born in Fredericton on October 23, 1933 daughter of the late Frank and Alice (O’Leary) Smith. She is survived by her sons, Timmy and Allen; daughters, Debbie, Gayle, Cheryl and Karen; several grandchildren.

Geraldine was predeceased by her husband, Frederick; son, Terry; sister, Mary; brother, Gordon and her grandson, Joshua.

Donations in memory of Geraldine made to 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.

Clark, Cliff – Toronto, ON

Cliff Clark, loving Husband of 32 years to Joyce (“Buddy”) passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness surrounded by family on July 22, 2019 at Moir Health Center, Toronto, in his 78th year.

Predeceased by his late Mother Agnes Moore, Father Hoyt, Sister Betty and Step Father Allan Moore.

Survived by Brother David (Paula) of Chipman, NB, and Brother Sterling. Sons Ronald (Sandy) of Hamilton, Ont & Cliff Jr of Kitchener, Ont; Step Sons Dennis (Kendra) of Shelburne, Ont, Brian (Maria) of Woodbridge, Ont & Dwayne (Cathy) of Mississauga, Ont; Grandchildren William, Matthew, Cheyenne, Olivia & Anastacia.

Cliff will be sadly missed by his many Nieces and Nephews and his large circle of friends in the Port Credit area.

Memories and condolences may be shared through www.skinnerandmiddlebrook.com

SMITH, Grace E. – Chipman, NB

The passing of Grace Esther Smith occurred peacefully on July 25, 2019 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Grace was born on September 26, 1933, the daughter of the late Kenneth (Bertha Stilwell) Bishop of Chipman, NB.

Grace was predeceased by her husband, Jack Smith; son, Carson Smith; grandson, Andrew Smith; her parents, Kenneth (Bertha) Bishop; sisters, Phyllis Jardine, Barbara Morell, Kathryn Fowler and Doris Wilson; brothers, Allison Bishop, Lee Bishop and Brian Bishop.

She is survived by her only daughter, Kara (Gordan) Butler; four sons, Barry Smith, Peter Smith, Hal (Ernestine) Smith and Marty Smith; two grandsons, Allan (Megan) Smith and Kodi (Shayna) Chessie; one granddaughter, Karissa (Sebastian) Seitz; three great grandsons, Casey Smith, Isaiah Smith and Lukas Seitz; one great granddaughter, Alana Smith; two sisters, Lynn Boudreau and Sandra Robinson; one brother, Glenn (Melissa) Bishop; many nieces and nephews; her devoted and ever faithful friend, May Fraser; and her extended and loving church family.

Grace loved her family, her church, and Jesus Christ. She will always be remembered as a very hard worker with a generous heart for those in need, and her well-known quick wit and practicality remained until the end.

Interment will be at the Chipman United Pentecostal Cemetery on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm, with her wishes for a private graveside service for immediate family only. Donations in memory of Grace 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

LeBLANC, M. “Peggy” – Minto, NB

Loving mother and wife, Margaret “Peggy” Rose (nee Hunter) LeBlanc passed away on July 23, 2019 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Peggy was born on September 29, 1943 daughter of the late Osward and Alma (Clowater) Hunter. Peggy loved people, she was kind, loved animals and her family. She never judged her family, she loved them and worried about everyone and would give her last dime to a complete stranger.

She is survived by her loving husband, Victor; daughters, Lisa (Mike) Welton and Lori (Tony) Greer; grandchildren, Gordon and Elizabeth.

Predeceased by her parents; sister, Norma Hunter, Loving dogs, Teddy Bear, Chenook and her feline, Carla. Rest in peace mom. I love you.

Donations in memory of Peggy made to the Fredericton, SPCA 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