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Reginald Boyd Sears 1948 – 2016

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Mr. Reginald Boyd Sears was born in Sackville, he was the son of the late Herbert and Sadie (Scott) Sears.

Reg will live on in the hearts of his loving wife, Mary (Watkins) Sears; his children: Kimberly Sears-Gauvereu of Oromocto, Paula Nason (Tony) of Tracey, NB, Bruce Sears of Oromocto, Michael Sears (Brandy) of Upper Gagetown, Kenneth Goddard of Apohaqui and Kathryn Goddard of Moncton; his brothers: Herbert, Donald, Stuart and John; his sisters: Audrey MacDonald, Margaret McKinnon, Joan Deveau and Doris Smith; his grandchildren: Andrew, Jessie, Matthew, Emily, Dalton, Lexi, Sadie, Bryanna, Trynity, Trystan, Tryanna, Cody and Nicole.

Mr. Regionald Boyd Sears of Apohaqui passed away at his residence on March 25, 2016 at the age of 67.

He was predeceased by his brother, Charles, his sisters: Alaina Sears and Ellen Moore and by Mary’s son Kevin.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of Wallace Funeral Home, 34 Sunnyside Drive, Sussex, (506-433-1176) where visitation will be held on Monday, March 28, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8pm. The Royal Canadian Legion Sussex Branch #20 will hold a tribute Monday evening at 5:45pm.

A service celebrating Reg’s life will be held from Calvary Pentecostal Church on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm.

If you are considering making a memorial donation the family has recommended the Cystic Fibrosis and Diabetic Association.



Terry Dean McKenny 1947 – 2016

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McKinney, Terry Dean
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Terry Dean McKinney, at home on Thursday, February 4, 2016 after a battle with cancer.
He was born on October 10, 1947 in Woodstock, NB. He originally hales from Oak Mountain, NB but lived most of his life in the Fredericton and Hanwell area. Terry was well liked and always willing to lend a helping hand. He was a lover of Bluegrass music and was a long time member of the Fredericton Bluegrass and Oldtime Music Association, and also the Antique Car Club. Terry was very handy and often had projects on the go. He worked for 35 years as a diesel-generator mechanic for Cummins Eastern Canada Ltd, where he was known as “Tinker”.
Terry is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Brenda; his daughters, Shelley McKinney and Melissa McKinney (Joey Maher); grandsons, Jacob Warman and Owen Warman; brother, Richard McKinney (Leah Jameson); sisters, Sheila McKinney-Jagoe (Chester), Judy McKinney (Andre Faust), Marilyn McKinney (Liz Cherry), Cathy Douthwright (Brian) and Paulette Foreman (Bob); step mother, Grace McKinney; several nieces, nephews and a large extended family of cousins, aunts and uncles. In addition to his parents, Joseph McKinney and Elsie (Hugh) Barker, he was predeceased by his brother, Carl McKinney.
Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive on Monday, February 8, 2016 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. A Funeral Service will take place at York Funeral Home’s T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 2 pm with Rev. Franklin Curtis officiating. Interment will take place in Oak Mountain Cemetery, Oak Mountain, NB at a later date. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or the Canadian Cancer Society. The family wish to express their gratitude to his sister, Marilyn and Extra Mural for their compassionate care and kindness that was given to Terry. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com Link


Lucide “Cid” Rioux 1922-2015

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Lucide “Cid” Rioux  1922-2015

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Lucide “Cid” Rioux on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015, at the Veteran’s Health Unit in Fredericton, NB. Born in Grand Falls, NB, he was the son of the late Edmund and Thérèse (Desjardins) Rioux and the loving husband of the late Lorraine (Moran) Rioux.

Cid is survived by his children, Betty Ann Smith (Sharpe) of Charters Settlement, NB, Bob Rioux (Harolyn) of Hanwell, NB, and Gary Rioux (Brenda) of Fredericton, NB; grandchildren, David, Julie, Sharon, Lorraine and James; great grandchildren, Evan, Anna, Robert, Lauren and Katie and a sister, Lorraine Edgecomb of Colorado, USA.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Cid was predeceased by his siblings, Germaine, Linus, Gilbert, Irma, Ivan, René, Isabel, Guy and Alyre.

Visitation will be held at McAdam’s Funeral Home on Saturday, November 21st, 2015 from 10 AM to 12 PM, followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at Holy Family Parish (Hanwell) at 2:00 PM with Rev. Monte Peters as celebrant. Interment will be in the Hermitage Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial tributes can be made to Fredericton Hospice or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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Daniel McCaskill 1939 – 2015

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Daniel McCaskill  1939 – 2015


Obituary of Daniel McCaskill Dan was born in Saint John on August 4, 1939, he was the son of the late James Donald McCaskill and Cecile Royer (Berrigan)McCaskill. Dan retired after having worked as a machinist for Lepreau. He also was the Shop Steward and the President of Union #37. He enjoyed being out on the water in his fishing boat. The bigger the catch, the bigger the smile. Dan will continue to live on in the hearts of his beloved wife Ellen, his children: Blake Baisley of Quispamsis, Angela Peck and her husband Jason and Krystal McCaskill all of Saint John; his step-children: Angela Jesso and her husband Chris Penny of Musquash, Joe Jesso of Lepreau and Suellen Dupuis of Saint John; his grandchildren: Jason (Lisa Hunter), Corey, Megan and Mandi Baisley all of Quispamsis, and Joshua Dupuis of Alberta and Hannah Dupuis of Musquash; two great grandchildren: Ava Lynn and Aubrey; his brothers: Ray and his wife Cathie of Quispamsis and Kevin of Saint John; his sisters: Barbara Morrison and her husband Jim of Quispamsis, Claudette “Punkie” McCaskill of Saint John, Millie Mitchell of Saint John and his chosen sister Kathy Vautour and her husband Kevin of Saint John as well as by several aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, nieces and friends. Mr. Daniel Gordon McCaskill of Smith Creek passed away at the Saint John Regional Hospital on October 28th, 2015 at the age of 76. He is predeceased by his brother Ralph (Butch) McCaskill passed away in 2012. Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of Wallace Funeral Home, 34 Sunnyside Drive, Sussex, (506-433-1176). Visitation will be held Sunday, November 1st from 1-3 and 6-8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church on Monday, November 2, 2015 at 11:00 am. If you are considering making a memorial donation the family has recommended the Sussex Hospice. www.wallacefuneralhome.co


Dan was a member of NBAAC Passamaquoddy Region, and enjoyed his Mustang and the hobby.

This photo is Dan driving Sussex Mayor Marc Thorne on Canada Day 2014  12065935_1671226626455801_1871096919013998041_n (1)

Obituary – Edwin Stiles 1935-2015

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Edwin Stiles


Edwin Murray Stiles of Tilley passed away peacefully at the Hotel Dieu St. Joseph Hospital on September 19, 2015.

Edwin was born on the Currie Road on August 19, 1935. He was the son of the late Ronald and Eva (Albert) Stiles. Edwin leaves behind his wife Dorilla Stiles (Ouellette); his daughters Diane Sturgeon of London, ON, Nancy Leclerc (Raymond) of New Denmark, Brenda LaFrance (Terry) of Tilley, Lisa Bourgoin (Ghislain) of New Denmark; his son Dale Stiles (Julia) of Anderson Road; 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; his brothers Arthur Stiles of Anderson Road, Leon Stiles (Rina) of Somerville, NB. Edwin was predeceased by his parents; his infant daughter Mary Stiles; sisters Lina Neilsen and Greta Adams.

Edwin was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council # 6441. He was also a member of the New Brunswick Antique Auto Club. He was a very active member of St. Theresa’s Parish.

Resting at Brunswick Funeral Home in Perth-Andover with visitation on Tuesday 7-9 and on Wednesday 1-2 pm. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm from St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church in Perth-Andover. Father Gilbert Doddatto will celebrate. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover.

Albert Ernest DeWitt

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Albert DeWitt

Albert Ernest DeWitt  passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015 at the age of 85. He was born in Tracy, NB, the eldest son of the late Hazen and Grace (Tracy) DeWitt.


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Grace Ann (Gilbert) Black

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Grace Ann (Gilbert) Black

Born: Sun., Nov. 28, 1937Grace Black
Died: Sun., May 17, 2015







Black, Grace Ann (Gilbert) – With great sadness, the family of Grace Ann Black of Hoyt NB announce the sudden passing of their cherished wife, mother, grandmother, and soon to be great grandmother, Grace Ann Black of Hoyt NB, at the  Dr Everett Chalmers Hospital on May 17, 2015.  Born in Grand Forks British Columbia on November 28, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy Jones and Roderick Gilbert.  Grace will be dearly missed by her husband Joe to whom she was married to for 54 years. She worked at various positions over the years that included administrated assistant, newspaper carrier territory manager, conveyance driver for school children, home care support worker and the family business, Douglas Valley Christmas Tree U-Pick.

She had many hobbies including painting, gardening, photography, wreath making, upholstering, woodworking and volunteering for numerous organizations.  She was an active member of TOPS (Co-Leader, Secretary) for many decades and enjoyed being part of the Senior Citizens group and  Antique Car Club. Her gift in helping others was a gift to all who knew her. Grace always found time to talk to everyone around her and told wonderful stories about the adventures in everyday life.

Besides her husband Joe, Grace is survived by her children, Jo Ellen Sanford, Lincoln, NB,  Karen MacDonald (Bill), Dauphin, MB, Brian Black (Catherine), Comox, BC, along with sister June Schreiber, brother Roger Gilbert (Carol),  grand-children, Serena (Robbie), Andrew, Kevin, Steven, Brian, Jason, Matthew, Joel and several nieces and nephews and extended family.

In addition to her parents, Grace is pre-deceased by her son- in-law Mark Sanford and a brother –in-law Fred Schreibner.

Family and friends are invited to Sunbury Funeral Home, Central Blissville NB on Thursday May 21, 2015 for visitations between 2-4 and 6-8pm.  Funeral Service will be held at Sunbury Funeral Home on Friday May 22, 2015 at 11am with Rev. Bob Johnston officiating. Interment will be at the Patterson United Cemetery following the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, ca-r-ma (cat rescue maritimes) or a charity of your choice. On line condolences may be placed at www.sunburyfuneralhome.com.

Charitable donations may be made in Grace’s memory to the following organization:

Heart & Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick
133 Prince William street, Suite 606 Saint John,nb. Canada E2L-2B5
Tel: 506-634-1620 1-800-663-3600


Cedric “Bud” H. Blacklock 1937 – 2015

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Cedric “Bud” H. Blacklock, 78, of Salisbury and formerly of Steeves Mountain, passed away peacefully at The Moncton Hospital on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Born in Little Shemogue, he was the son of the late Earl and Hilda (Burns) Blacklock. Bud was retired from life insurance sales with 15 years’ service. He was a member of Keith Lodge #23, F. & A.M., Luxor Shrine Temple, Saint John, member and Past President of the Moncton Shrine Club, Charter Member and Past President of the Riverview Lions Club and a former member of the Salisbury Seniors Club. He was active in the New Brunswick Antique Auto Club, the Ford Country Club and was associated with Alcoholics Anonymous for 33 years.
Bud will be sadly missed by his wife, Louise (Durgan) Blacklock; children, Linda M. Stone of Victoria, BC, Donna L. Brodeur (Maurice) of Edmonton, AB, Douglas H. Blacklock (Teresa) of Woodstock; stepchildren, Mary Neilson (Lawrence) of Vancouver, BC, Michael Best (Brenda) of St. Andrews and Thomas Best of Smithers, BC; grandchildren, Jordan, Matthew, Leah, Nicole, Shawna and Laura; step grandchildren, Andrew and Amy; two great granddaughters, Hailey and Brielle; sisters, Madeline “Memi” Anderson (Dean) of Nanaimo, BC, Anne Osburne (Jim) of Ontario; brother, Lyman Blacklock (Cathy) of Barrie, ON; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, John.

His funeral was held at Fergusons Funeral Home on April 10th. Interment, Fernwood Cemetery, Port Elgin and St. Andrews Catholic Cemetery, St. Andrews, NB.

Barbara DeWitt 1952 – 2015

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Barbara DeWitt passed away Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 at The Moncton Hospital. Barb was born in Fredericton, the daughter of the late Ralph and Margaret (Owen) Gorman. Barb is survived by her husband of 63 years, Albert E. DeWitt of Moncton; her daughter, Suzanne Gaskin (Gary); her son, Albert O. DeWitt (Kathy), all of Moncton; grandsons, Andrew Gaskin and his girlfriend Kristina Dove of Enfield NS, Alexander Gaskin and his girlfriend Alexandra Ballard of Toronto, ON, and Joshua DeWitt and his girlfriend Gabrielle Robichaud of Moncton. She will also be missed by her nephew, Michael Gorman (Sue) of Fredericton and a special cousin, Norma Jenkin (Derek) of Toronto, ON. Besides her parents, Barb was predeceased by her brother, Owen D. Gorman and his wife Edna; as well as her nephew, Ralph Gorman, all of Fredericton.

Barb was a charter member of Mount Royal United Church, and over time served on various committees and was a CGIT leader. She was a lifetime member of the UCW and a member of the Bremner Unit, as well as the craft group and as an avid reader, the book club. Tuesday was her favorite day of the week, as she spent time with a group of much-loved friends in craft group and UCW. Besides her church activities, Barb enjoyed spending summers at her beloved cottage in Murray Corner, NB, and in earlier years, she enjoyed curling at MCA and camping with family and friends. As members of the NB Antique Auto Club, she and Al enjoyed many trips in their 36 Chev, the most notable being a cross-Canada tour in 1975.
A Service to celebrate Barb’s life was held at Mount Royal United Church on March 10th, 2015, with The Rev. Dr. Beverly Daley officiating.  Interment will take place in Fredericton.

Camille L’Italien 1947-2015

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Camille L’Italien


At the Grand Falls General Hospital, April 6, 2015, Mr. Camille L’Italien of Drummond passed away at the age of 67 years.  Born at Drummond in 1947, he was a son of the late Roland and Fernande (Theriault) L’Italien.
He is survived by his daughter, Cathy L’Italien (Martin Paquette) of Sherbrooke, Quebec, two grandchildren, Alicia Caissy and Liam Caissy, sisters and brothers, Claudette Beaulieu (Alfred) of Grand Falls, Cecile Pinette (Jean) of Drummond, Rolande L’Italien (Rolande) of Montreal, Roger of Quebec, Patricia L’Italien of Moncton, Marius (Ernestine Cyr) of Grand Falls, Gilles (Line Meunier) of Chateauguay, Quebec, Nicole (Michel Sylvain) of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Gaston (Marguerite Levesque) of Moncton and Gaetan (Jie) of Halifax, NS, several nieces and nephews.
His funeral service will be held Saturday, April 11th at 2 p.m. from the St-Michel Roman Catholic Church, Drummond.  There will not be any visiting hours prior to the funeral service.
For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements are by O’Regan’s Funeral Home Ltd.l…. http://www.oregans.ca/english/Obituaries/97098/