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Archived Obituaries

HOWE, Luella A. A. – New Bandon, NB

Luella Annie Amelia Howe went to be with her Lord and saviour unexpectedly on September 29, 2019 at her home in New Bandon, NB. Luella was born in Carrolls Crossing, NB, on January 2, 1937 daughter of the late Walter and Marie (Arbeau) O’Donnell . She is survived by her sons, Kevin (Connie) of Noonan, NB and Roger (Carla) of New Bandon, NB; son-in-law, George Mersereau of Ottawa; sisters, Deborah O’Donnell, Vicki Storey (Sherman); Twila Loveless (Everett); sisters-in-law, Pearl O’Donnell and Penny O’Donnell; grandchildren, Bonnie, Sherrie (Stacy), Carrie (Jason), Katie (Adam), Kyle (Bonny), Justin (Julie); and adopted granddaughter, Jenilyn; great-grandchildren, Mitchell (Micki), Shaelah, Lincoln, Emilie, Harlee, Maverick, Grace, Everlee, Alexandra and Wesley; several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her husband, Charles; daughter, Karen; brothers, Tennyson (Alice), Manny O’Donnell, Harold O’Donnell; brother-in-law, James O’Donnell

Family and friends are invited to a Going Away Party Memorial Service at the McNamee Recreational Center, Holt Road on October 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Allison Cromwell officiating.

Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NB 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

HARGROVE, D. Wesley – Chipman, NB

Donald “Wesley” Hargrove, fifth child of the late Edison and Greta (MacVicar) Hargrove, passed away peacefully at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital Palliative Care Unit with his family by his side on Saturday, September 28, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Marie (Myshrall) Hargrove; children, Phyllis Myshrall, Janet Hargrove (Myles Quigley), Heather Urquhart (Denis Savoie) and Kenneth Hargrove (Zelia Arsenault); grandchildren, Dallas (Keisha), Jamie (Brooke), Tyson (Jenny), Montana (Kyle), Malin, Alisa; great-grandchildren, Jeremy, Jack, Jayden, Kaycee Urquhart; sisters, Barbara Demers and Martha Crawford; several nieces, nephews and many good friends.

Wesley was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Chesley, Ronald, Maurice, Malcolm, Frank, Edward, John and  two infant sisters.

Family will receive comfort at the Chipman Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 3-5 & 7-9 pm.  A celebration of Wesley’s life will be held from the Saint Augustine’s Anglican Church, Chipman, NB on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Interment will be made at a later date. Donations in memory of Wesley made to St. Augustine’s Anglican Church 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

COPELAND, Geraldine M. “Kitty” – Chipman, NB

It is with great sadness that the family of Geraldine (Kitty) Marie Copeland of Chipman, NB, announces her passing at Oromocto Public Hospital on Friday, September 27, 2019 at the age of 95.

Geraldine was born March 11, 1924 at Bridgewater, N.S. daughter of the late Jasper (Beatrice Foley) Kennedy. She is survived by her sons: Gary (Sharon), Allan (special friend, Lois), Jan (Elaine), Jody (Rhonda), and daughter Arlene (Victor), brother Tim Kennedy, 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She is best known for her writing of children’s short stories, poetry, and songs, the most noted being the gospel song, ‘The Rose Upon The Bible’. Her hard work earned her inductions into Minto Country Music Wall of Fame, New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame, and the New Brunswick Gospel Music Hall of Fame. During her early years, she applied herself to her love of country music by presiding as President of the Atlantic Division of the Hank Snow Fan Club. Also, she gave special interest to the setting up and running the first Kindness Club in the Chipman area. When she was not busy writing, you could see her standing behind her counter of the Copeland Variety.

She is predeceased by her husband Lewis, mother Beatrice (Foley) Kennedy, father Jasper Kennedy, brother Gerald Kennedy, and daughter-in-law Sandra (Clark) Copeland.

Visitation will be held at the Chipman Funeral Home & Crematorium (28 Northrup Drive) on Monday, September 30, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm. A celebration of Kitty’s life will be held from the Second Chipman United Baptist Church (225 Main Street) on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Reverend Gerald Burke officiating. Following the interment at the Red Bank United Church Cemetery, a reception will be held at the church.

Flowers or donation to Second Chipman United Baptist Church 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

STILWELL, Elizabeth “Louise” – Chipman, NB

Elizabeth Louise Stilwell passed away peacefully at 8 am in the Surrey Memorial Hospital, Surrey, British Columbia on September 22, 2019. Louise was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia on March 2, 1937 daughter of the late Joseph and Clarisa Ratchford. Louise worked as a nurse’s aid for 25 years at Mill Cove Nursing Home and provided companionship and care for the elderly after retirement as she always made people feel welcome and was a very loving person. She also enjoyed her volunteer work for the local food and clothing bank in the community, she really loved and enjoyed people around her.

Survived by daughters, Jo Anne (Marcel) Portelance and Janice Bresee; sons, Jeffery Clegg, Robert (Donna) Stilwell; Stepdaughters, Roberta (Michael) Mulder, Michelle (Carey) Burgess, Paula Stilwell (Randy Murphy); grandchildren, Brent (Michelle) Schnaeringer, Megan (Tyler) Walker and Connor Bresee; great grandchildren, Grace, Garet, Skylar and Nash; step Grandchildren, Nicole Burgess, Kendall Burgess, Tyler Mulder, Cody Mulder, Ashley Gallant, Shelby Stilwell, Skylar Stilwell, Alison Murphy and Brent Murphy.

Louise was Predeceased by her Husband Robert Basil Stilwell; parents, Joseph and Clarisa Ratchford; granddaughter, Carly Jean Bresee; step granddaughter, Calli Digman; step daughter, Valerie Stilwell and daughter-in-law, Janice Clegg.

Funeral Mass will be held from the Chipman Funeral Home Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 11:00 am with Father David Fulton as Celebrant. Family will receive comfort at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 1 2019 from 3:00 – 6:00pm. Interment will be in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Cemetery following the service.  Donations in memory of Louise can be made to charity of choice.

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

WILSON, Wayne E. – Doaktown, NB

Wayne Erwin Wilson passed away peacefully in the arms of Jesus after a lengthy illness in the Miramichi hospital on Sept 22, 2019 with his wife, Joan and Carla at his side. He was a member of the Doaktown Abundant Life Church, he was 65 years old. Born November 29, 1953 in Doaktown.  Predeceased by parents, Vaughan and Jeanne (Black) Wilson and brother, Wynn

Survived by loving wife, Joan – Arbeau Wilson, his constant companion, Doug Odie; brother David Wilson; Children, Tommy, Laura and Jason; grandchildren, Step-children, Vicki (Joey) Fowler, Clark (Eilleen) Harris; very special family, Mom-Zola Price and children; Step Grand-children, Natasha, Shelby, Colby O’Donnell; very special little girl Macy Legere.

Wayne will be remembered for his deep love for God. He will be missed by many for a being a very kind and gentle man.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 . The visitation will be from 12 Noon to 2:00 pm with the service to follow at the Doaktown Abundant Church with Pastor Ronald Carroll officiating.

No flowers please. If anyone wishes, donations to 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

PHILLIPS, Ernest R. A. (Ernie) – Fredericton, NB

PHILLIPS, Ernest Robert Allinson (Ernie) passed away September 17th at Hospice Fredericton. He was pre-deceased by his wife Elva Ruth Phillips (Astle) and son-in-law Gord Powell. He will be greatly missed by his two daughters Stephanie Phillips and Stacee Stoeckle, his son-in-law Andrew Stoeckle , his five grandchildren Rebecca, Bailee, Connor, Garrett, Dylan, his long time friend Myrtle Fox and many nieces and nephews. He loved his camp on the Miramichi where a large amount of time was spent fishing with family and friends, having hootenannies on the front porch and eating fresh cooked salmon and trout. A celebration of life will be planned at a later date. Please make any donations to Hospice Fredericton.

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

DEMMINGS, Carl R. (Bob) – Chipman, NB

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Carl Robert (Bob) Demmings announce his passing at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Bob was born in Chipman, NB on May 24, 1940 son of the late Carl and Erma (Hare) Demmings. He is survived by his loving wife, Jeannie; their children, Doug (Linda) Demmings, Dan (Tracy) Demmings and Kelly-Jo (Laurel) Williams; brother, Gordon (Patricia) Demmings; grandchildren, Matt, Luke, Lauren, Jared, Brooke and Ashley; sister-in-law, Linda (Willie) Cormier; brother-in-law, Ernie Hebert; several nieces, nephews and many good friends.

A service celebrating the life of Bob will be held at the Second Chipman United Baptist Church on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Pastor John Dunnett officiating. Family will receive comfort at the Chipman Funeral Home on Monday, September 9, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8. Interment will be made in the Second Chipman United Baptist Church cemetery.

Memorial donations in memory of Bob made to the church or the charity of choice 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.

 

BARNES, Cecil D. – Cambridge Narrows, NB

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Cecil David Barnes announce his passing at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Friday, September 6, 2019. Cecil was born in Fredericton NB on October 30, 1930 son of the late Alfred and Annie Barnes. He is survived by his loving wife, Donna; son, David Barnes; daughters, Dianne (Pat) Keenan, Barbara (Tim) Wylie and Beverley (Paul) Clarke; sister, 9 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and good friends.
Cecil was predeceased by his parents and siblings, Annie, Ernest, Charlie, Kenneth, Helen and Infant brother, Stanley.

Cecil Barnes was a Veteran of the Korean War and a Peace Keeper in Egypt, Germany and Cypress with the RCD’s. During his decorative career in the Army he received several medals and retired with 24 years of service.

A service celebrating the life of Cecil will be held at the First Cambridge Baptist Church, Cambridge Narrows, NB on Thursday, September 12th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

Memorial donations in memory of Cecil made to the Church or the SPCA would be greatly 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