Iron Workers Local 842



Daniel Edward Durdan

The death of Mr. Daniel Edward Durdan occurred peacefully on Thursday, November 26, 2020 at the SJRH Palliative Care Unit with his son and sister by his side. Born on April 22, 1955 in Saint John, he was the son of Marion Louise Durdan (Flowers) and the late James Edward Durdan.

Dan was a welder by trade completing his apprenticeship after graduating high school. In 1976 Dan joined the Ironworkers Union Local 842 and held Lifetime Member status. During his 44 years as an Ironworker, he had a hand in many large-scale construction projects such as the construction of the SJRH and the Point Lepreau refurbishment.

Dan is survived by his son Ryan Durdan, his mother Marion Durdan, siblings Tina Durdan (Rheal), Ed Durdan (Joy) and his very special friend Cindi Clayton as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Dan is also survived by several lifelong friends who he held dear to his heart.

Besides his father, Dan was predeceased by his sister Dorothy Keleher and infant brother Patrick Durdan.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Castle Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Avenue, Saint John, NB E2M 2L3, 506-634-1701. Per Dan's request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service. Interment will be held in Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. Donations in Dan's memory can be made to the Kings Way Care Center (Quispamsis neighborhood unit). Online condolences can be made at


David Durant

David Durant of Saint John, passed away peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Sunday, August 9, 2020. Born in Saint John January 13, 1946, he was the son of the late Stanley and Edith (Levigne) Durant.

David was an Iron Worker for over 40 years, a long-time member of Local #842 who worked all over Canada but primarily in New Brunswick . He was a member of Stella Maris Catholic Church and the KOC Council # 8364. A true outdoors man; he enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends. In more recent years; he was known as a friendly face who visited McAllister Place every day where he would check his “scratchies”- lottery ticket. Devoted husband, father, proud grampy and brother. Those who knew and love him will miss him forever.

David is survived by his son Trevor (Liz) of Rothesay, daughter Tanya Colwell (Phil) of Saint John; precious grandchildren Jeremy, Kyle, Taylor, Hailey (Josh) and Keenan; great-grandchildren Elise and Myles; siblings brothers Donald (Colleen) and John (Carole); sisters Theresa Smith, Donna Van Leeuwen (Nick), Margaret Sciefers (Bill), Betty Bosco and Jean Donaldson; brother-in-law Jim Orr; cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Along with his parents, David was predeceased by his wife Ann (Crilley) Durant, daughter Kim Ward, brother Fred Durant, sisters Audrey Umgher and Dianne Orr.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road (646-2424) Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Due to public health guidelines social distancing will be required. The funeral home staff will be available to assist in receiving of friends and to help guide visitors with social distancing regulations. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Stella Maris Catholic Church for private family only please. Interment to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Donations in David’s memory can be made to the Cardiac Care Unit of the SJRH or to Stella Maris Catholic Church. To send a message of condolence please visit


Richard Eugene Pugh 

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Richard Eugene Pugh (Fredericton, New Brunswick), born in Saint John, New Brunswick, who passed away on May 4, 2020, at the age of 78, leaving to mourn family and friends. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family.

He was loved and cherished by many people including : his parents, Elizabeth Pugh (Munn) and Horace Pugh; his step-mother Vesta Pugh; his wife Eileen Pugh (Camp); his step-brothers, Larry (Agnus) of Aurora and Gary (Sue) of Ottawa Ontario; and his sisters-in-law, Dorothy Snowball (Peter) of Fredericton and Gloria Clark of Fredericton. He was also cherished by several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation or service due to the Covid 19 restrictions currently in place.

If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Association or the Alzheimer's Society.


Normand Dollard, 76, of Scoudouc, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont UHC, Moncton. He was the son of the late Sylvain and Elizabeth (LeBlanc) Dollard

Normand spend his military career with the Royal 22nd Regiment, he worked as an Ironworker for 45 years prior his retirement having worked near and far for many years, a member of Local 842. He was 1st degree member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of 47 years of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 33 in Shediac.

He is survived by his daughter, Joanne Dollard of Scoudouc; his brother Aquila (Aurella) Dollard of Scoudouc; his grandchildren, Bianca (Steven), Mikey (Mélanie) and Andrew (Isabelle); his great grandson, Austin. He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Normand was predeceased by his wife Adéline (Bourque) Dollard, his brothers, Harvey, Gerry, and Fred.

Because of the pandemic, a private funeral service will be celebrated at a time to be announced and live stream of the funeral will be posted at that time.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the CHU Dumont Foundation (Oncology) fund would be appreciated.


Raymond Duguay



Raymond Duguay, 71, of Trois-Ruisseaux, passed away on Thursday September 12, 2019 at The Moncton Hospital. Born on July 21, 1948 in Trois-Ruisseaux, he was the son of the late Yveton and Angela (Arsenault) Duguay.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Ethel née Landry; one daughter, Crystal Goguen (André) of Grand-Barachois; one son, Sylvio (Gretchen) of Texas, USA; four grandchildren: Giaa, Kiana, Zavier, and Zaelle; five sisters: Raymonde LeBlanc and Renita Landry (Tony Fagan), both of Portage, Richardine Cormier (Paul-Emile) of Memramcook, Roberta Duguay of St-André, and Rachel Forest of Moncton; two brothers: Roger (Florence) of Pembroke, ON, and Robert of Portage; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by one sister, Rose, and brother, Richard.

The family will receive condolences at Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, 396 Main Street, Shediac (532-3297) from where the funeral will be celebrated on Monday September 16 at 11 am followed by a reception. Visiting hours are Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm and Monday from 10 am until time of funeral.

In memory of Raymond, a contribution to the Friends of The Moncton Hospital Foundation (Palliative) would be appreciated.


Lucien Charest (1953-2019)


À l’Hôpital Régional de Campbellton, le mardi 9 juillet 2019, est décédé à l’âge de 65 ans, Lucien Charest de St-Maure, époux de Frances Levesque.  Il  était le fils de feu Rita (née Pitre) et de feu André Charest.

Outre son épouse Frances, il laisse dans le deuil ses enfants : Anabel de Dieppe, Jolianne (feu Clovis Roy) de Dieppe, Eve de St-Maure et Annic de St-Maure; ses petits-enfants : Mathew, Roxane, Alyssa, Mickaël, Émily, Yanik, Éric et Alex; son arrière petit-fils Kody; ses frères et sœurs : Robert de Campbellton, Bertrand (Nicole) de Campbellton, Albertine (feu Blake) de Miramichi, Ernest-Guy (Lucille) de Malauze, Marcel de Québec, Marie (Gaëtan) d’Atholville, Pierre (Suzanne) de Campbellton, Mario (Randy) de la Louisiane et Armand (Hélène) de Malauze ainsi que plusieurs membres de la famille Levesque et Audet, nièces, neveux et amis.

Il repose désormais auprès de ses parents, ses frères : Roger, Jean-Marie, Jean-Denis, Gaëtan, Jacques, Irénée, Gordon, Camille et Paul.

Les funérailles auront lieu le lundi 15 juillet 2019 à 11h en l’église Saint-Benoît de Balmoral. Respectant les volontés de Lucien Charest, il n’y aura pas de visites au salon funéraire.


Edward Leslie Bastarache


It’s with great sadness the family of Edward Leslie Bastarache announce his passing on Sunday, November 4th, 2018 at Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton. He was born on May 12, 1929 in Saint John, NB to the late Vital and Elmire (DeRoches) Bastarache.

Edward was an Iron Worker all his life, retiring from Trent as a Foreman and Iron Worker. He was a member of Iron Workers Local 842. He was a very hard worker, making sure his family was provided for and looked after all his life. Edward enjoyed puzzles, gardening, doing yard work and spending time with his family. 

He will be dearly missed by his daughters Sheila Shephard (Lorne) and Jackie Moorcroft (Brian), son Terry Bastarache, brother William Bastarache, sister Helina Bastarache, many grandchildren and great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Edward is predeceased by his parents, loving wife Linda (Comeau) Bastarache, son Lester Bastarache, siblings; Anita Gladys, Arthur, Barbara, Eugene, Gladys, Henery, Alfred Frederic, Able, Viola, Earnest, Daniel and Walter.

Arrangements are under the care of Castle Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Ave, Saint John, NB E2M2L3. 506-634-1701. Mass of Christian Burial will be held from Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church on Saturday, November 10th at 9:30AM. Interment will follow in Ocean View Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers donations in Edward’s memory can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences can be made at


Emery Joseph Vautour



Born in Minto, he was the son of the late Telexphore and Obeline (Cormier) Vautour. 

Survived by his loving wife, Martha (Caissie) Vautour; sons, Gary (Karen), Mike (Lucy) and Andy (Barb); daughter, Judy Merifield (Ted); grandchildren, Natasha, Mitch, Crystal, Ashley, Curtis, Corey, Joshua, Christie, Bradley and Sophie; 5 great grandchildren; brothers, Gerald (Dorothy), Norman (Joanne) and François Vautour; Several nieces and nephews. 
In addition to his parents, Emery was predeceased by brothers, Eddie, Ernest, Joey and Henry; a sister Ida McLean


Robert Russell



C’est avec une immense tristesse que nous vous annonçons le décès de Robert Russell, survenu à l’Hôpital régional de Miramichi, le lundi 23 juillet 2018, à l’âge de 66 ans. Il était l’époux d’Angela Kenny et demeurait au Stymiest. Né le 13 décembre 1951, il était fils de feu Walter Russell et de feu Annie Barry.


Outre son épouse, il laisse dans le deuil ses fils: Kevin (Johanne), Jamie (Kim), Ryan (Chantal) et Brian qu’il considérait comme son fils; quatre petits-enfants: Kayla, Mia, Sadie, Ava et un futur bébé à venir; ses frères et sœurs: Ellisson (Joanne), Blake (Janice), Bernice (Yvon), Teresa (late Sterling), Wade (Connie, Russell (Veronica), Karen et Carol; sa belle-mère, Anita (feu Archie Kenny), ainsi que plusieurs beaux-frères, belles-sœurs, neveux nièces, cousins, cousines et filleuls.
Trois frères: Raymond, Alvin et Lloyd, ainsi que deux sœurs: Rita et Elena, l’ont précédé dans la tombe.
La famille recevra parents et amis à compter de 14h, le mercredi 25 juillet, à la Maison Robichaud & Fils, 50, rue Otho, à Neguac. Les funérailles auront lieu en l’église Saint-Bernard de Neguac, le jeudi 26 juillet à 11h.


Duncan Horne



It is with heavy hearts that the family of Duncan A. Horne, husband of the late Helen (Cross) Horne, announces his passing, which occurred on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Moose Factory Township, ON on August 28, 1956, he was a son of the late William and Zena (Bell) Horne.

Duncan will be missed by his sons, Jeff and Murray Horne; his wife, Ruth Smith; his sisters, Mary O’Donnell (the late Ruaidhrí ) and Willena "Billie" Horne; sister-in-law, Meg Horne; as well as several nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents and wife, Duncan was predeceased by a brother, Murray Horne.

Arrangements are under the care of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (634-7424). At Duncan’s request, there will be no formal visitation or funeral service at this time. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Canada or a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be placed at


Eugène Morais



À l’Hôpital de Tracadie, le mercredi 7 février 2018, à l’âge de 77 ans, est décédé Eugène Morais, époux d’Armelle Basque. Il demeurait à Rivière-à-la-Truite. Né le 22 mars 1940, il était fils de feu Arthur Morais et de feu Lorette Duguay.
Outre son épouse, il laisse dans le deuil deux filles: Josée (Stephen Sampson) et France (Richard Haché); un fils, Sébastien; une petite-fille, Charlotte; trois sœurs: Adèla (Alvida), Délisca (Hector) et Sr Yvonne, fma; trois frères: Antoine (Cédée), Arthur (Laurianne) et Robert (Jeannette); deux belles-sœurs: Esther et Lena, ainsi que plusieurs beaux-frères, belles-sœurs, neveux, nièces, cousins et cousines.
Trois frères: Hector, Noël et Jean-Paul, ainsi qu’une sœur, Alice, l’ont précédé dans la tombe.
Grand amateur du Canadiens de Montréal, ses plus grandes passions ont été de jouer au hockey, de faire de longues promenades en vélo, prendre de longues marches, couper du bois et s’occuper de son petit champ de bleuets. Monsieur Morais a travaillé comme Ironworker local 752 et local 842 pendant plusieurs années. Il était membre des Chevaliers de Colomb, 3e degré de Tracadie.
La famille recevra parents et amis à compter de 19h, le vendredi 9 février, à la Maison funéraire Robichaud & Fils, 3875, rue Principale, à Tracadie. Les funérailles auront lieu en l’église Saint-Jean-Baptiste et Saint-Joseph de Tracadie, le samedi 10 février, à 11h.
Heures de visites: le vendredi 9 février, de 19h à 21h, le samedi 10 février, de 9h30 à 10h45.
À la mémoire de Monsieur Morais un don à la Société Alzheimer du N.B. serait apprécié.


Claude LeBouthillier



Entouré de sa famille, à l’Hôpital régional de Miramichi, le samedi 15 juillet 2017, à l’âge de 64 ans, est décédé paisiblement, suite à une courageuse lutte contre le cancer, Monsieur Claude LeBouthillier. Il était l’époux de Marie-May Gionet et demeurait à Neguac. Né le 31 décembre 1952, il était fils d’Yvonne Godin et de feu Allain LeBouthillier.
Outre son épouse et sa mère, il laisse dans le deuil deux filles : Gaëtanne (Garth) et Ghislaine (Martin) ; trois fils : Gaëtan (Sheryl), Gabriel (Pauline) et Ghislain (Dawn) ; ses petits-enfants adorés : Hunter, Spencer, Abygail, Conner, Allain, Zack et Kennedy ; quatre sœurs : Edith (Alphée), Yvette (feu Joe), Catherine (Keith) et Annette (Bernard); quatre frères : Yvon (Colette), Ernest, Gérard (Augustine) et Edgar (Joanne) ; ses filleuls : Roseanne et Christian, ainsi que plusieurs beaux-frères, belles-sœurs, oncles, tantes, neveux, nièces, cousins, cousines et amis.
Une sœur, Alinda, l’a précédé dans la tombe.
La famille recevra parents et amis à compter de 19h, le lundi 17 juillet, à la Maison Robichaud & Fils, 50, rue Otho, à Neguac. Les funérailles auront lieu en l’église Saint-Bernard de Neguac, le mercredi 19 juillet à 11h.
Heures de visites: le lundi 17 juillet, de 19h à 21h, le mardi 18 juillet, de 14h à 16h, de 19h à 21h et le mercredi 19 juillet, de 9h30 à 10h45.



Patrick Joseph (P.J.) Stone


Patrick Joseph (P.J.) Stone

It is with heavy hearts the family of Patrick Joseph (P.J.) Stone announce his peaceful passing on Friday, July 7, 2017 at the Saint John Regional Hospital surrounded by his loving family and friends. Born in Saint John on January 12, 1934 he was a son of the late Maison L. Stone.

Before retiring at the age of 70, Patrick was an iron worker and long-term employee of Ocean Steel. He was one of the founding members of Local 842 International Association of Bridge Structural & Ornamental Iron Workers and past member of Local 172 ILA. Always with a positive attitude, he was well respected and always eager to lend a helping hand to others.

He enjoyed working in his yard and was often found assisting others with their work. He appreciated nature and was known to feed wandering wildlife. He always had a pocket full of candy for friends and colleagues which earned him the name "Candy Man" by many that knew him.

Patrick is survived by his daughter: Holly A. Stone (Rodney McIntyre); sons: Allan J. Stone, Stephen D. Stone, Mark A. Stone (Tatiana Radchenko), and Daniel P.  (Vanessa) Stone; grandchildren: Lisa and Laura Wills, Emma and Riley Stone and Jordan and Evan Stone; and step grandchildren: Kelsey Leduc and Katey McIntyre.

Resting at Brenan’s Bay View Funeral Home, 1461 Manawagonish Rd., Saint John West, NB (634-7424) with visitation on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A funeral liturgy will be held at Brenan’s Bay View Chapel on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 12:00 PM. Interment will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances in memory of Patrick may be made to First Steps Housing Inc. or Romero House.


Henry (Duke) Gene Aubie



Henry (Duke) Gene Aubie, beloved husband of Gilberte, his wife of 52 years, passed peacefully on May 9th 2017 in Moncton NB at the age of 75 surrounded by his loved ones. 

Henry will be sadly missed by his children: Doreen Verkley (Phil), Emily Tait (Troy), Duke Aubie (Jennifer), April Binder (Kirk) and Dean Aubie; his grandchildren: Sarah, Samantha, Cody, Kiana, Penny, Aidan and Kennedy and his great grandchildren: Hunter, Arabellah and Deacon. Henry was predeceased by siblings, Oscar Miller (Mavas), Marion Kelly (Fred) and Lisa Richardson (Burl). 

Henry was born in Campbellton, NB April 16th 1942, and lived most of his life there, the place he loved. He was baptised at the Anglican Church of Canada, was a career Ironworker (Local 842) and lived a full life as father, grandfather and great grandfather. Henry will be sadly missed by his many family and friends.

The family would also like to thank the many doctors and nurses for their great service.

A service to celebrate and honour Henry’s life will be held at the Anglican Church of Canada, 6 Aberdeen St., Campbellton with date and time to be announced. Interment to be held in Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes Atholville Cemetery, Tide Head, NB.

Arrangements under the professional care and guidance of Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995).

In lieu of flowers, donations to the CHU Dumont Foundation (Palliative Care Unit) in Moncton NB would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences for the family can be made at







Donald Losier


Donald Losier

Paisiblement, entouré de sa famille à l’Hôpital de Tracadie, le vendredi 31 mars 2017, à l’âge de 71 ans, est décédé Donald ‘ Ti-Coune’ Losier, époux de Noëlla Fournier depuis 49 ans. Il demeurait à Tracadie. Né le 8 janvier 1946, il était fils de feu Emery Losier et de feu Emerentienne LaPlante.
Outre son épouse il laisse dans le deuil deux fils: Steven (Sonia Vautour) et Joey (Annie Noël ); quatre petits-enfants : Franceska, Nathan, Noah et Logan; six sœurs : Cécile (Simon Savoie), Jacqueline (Luc Fournier), Marie-Thérèse( Jean-Maurice Landry), Francine (Donald Gagnon), Rita (Edgar Savoie) et kathy (Jeff Landry); trois frères : Clarence (Pierrette Benoit), Onile (Alphonsine Haché) et Raymond (Joanne Arseneau); deux filleuls: Rita et Ti-Marc, ainsi que plusieurs beaux-frères, belles-sœurs, neveux, nièces, cousins et cousines. M. Losier était Ironworker de métier local 842.



Onile Duguay (1954 - 2017)


À l’hôpital de Tracadie, le samedi 25 février 2017, à l’âge de 62 ans, est décédé, entouré de sa famille, M. Onile Duguay, époux de Noëlla Godin. Domicilié à Rang-Saint-George, il était le fils de feu Léo Duguay et de feu Estelle Chiasson.

Outre son épouse, il laisse dans le deuil deux filles: Annick (Joey Arseneau) de Moncton et Karine (Marcel Mallais) de Burnsville; un petit-fils, Dylan; sept sœurs: Rollande (feu Napoléon Chiasson), Yolande et Claudine de Duguayville, Blondine (Rénald Caissie) de Sainte-Rose, Laurianne (Lizée Losier) de Saumarez, Launia (Narcisse Comeau) de Bois-Blanc et Paulette (Rémi Thériault) de Paquetville; deux frères: Ronald d’Inkerman et Elphège (Médora) de Rang-Saint-Georges; sa belle-mère, Alexina Godin de Paquetville; ainsi que de nombreux beaux-frères et belles-sœurs, cousins, cousines, neveux et nièces.
Outre son père et sa mère, deux frères: Vincent et Donald, l’ont précédé dans la tombe.
Il n’y aura pas de visites au salon funéraire. Les funérailles seront célébrées le mercredi 1er mars à 11h en l’église Saint-Augustin de Paquetville.
En mémoire de M. Duguay, un don à la SLA serait apprécié.
Un remerciement spécial à l’extra-mural de Caraquet, au Dr Basque et au Dr Boucher pour vos visites et bons soins.
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La direction des funérailles a été confiée ax soin professionnels de la Maison Funéraire LeGresley de Grand-Anse.



Christian Losier (1987 - 2016)


Accidentellement à St-Isidore, le jeudi 21 avril 2016, à l’âge de 29 ans, est décédé Christian Losier, conjoint d’Élise McGraw. Il demeurait à St-Isidore. Né le 14 avril 1987, il était fils de Marcel Losier et de Liette Breau. 

Outre sa conjointe, il laisse dans le deuil un fils, Léolin qu’il adorait; une sœur, Renel; un frère, Fréderic (Mylène Breau); une nièce, Charlie; ses grands-parents maternels: Ulysse Antoinette Breau; ses grands-parents paternels: Jean-Paul et Hélène Losier; son parrain et sa marraine, Bernard et Gisèle Ferguson, ainsi que plusieurs oncles, tantes, cousins, cousines et de nombreux amis et amies. Il laisse également dans le deuil ses collègues de travail chez MQM où il a travaillé pendant les dernières années en tant qu’Iron Worker (local 842). 
La famille recevra parents et amis à compter de 14h, le dimanche 24 avril, à la Maison funéraire Robichaud & Fils, 3875, rue Principale, à Tracadie. Les funérailles auront lieu en l’église Saint-Jean-Baptiste et Saint-Joseph de Tracadie, le lundi 25 avril, à 14h. 





Reginald Dignard (1946 - 2016)

À l’Hôpital régional de Bathurst, le jeudi 11 février 2016, à l’âge de 69 ans, est décédé Réginald Dignard, époux d’Yvonne Dignard. Il demeurait à Tracadie. Né le 29 décembre 1946, il était fils de feu Thomas Dignard et feu Françoise Comeau. Outre son épouse, il laisse dans le deuil deux filles: Mireille Dignard Savoie (Gaston) de St-Jean et Carole Dignard Brideau (Terry) de Tracadie; un fils Danny (Stéphanie LeClaire) de Tracadie; un petit-fils, Philippe; une petite-fille, Marie-Christine; cinq frères: Jean-Paul, Jean-Guy tous deux de Tracadie; Sylvio (Emilienne), Raoul (Rita) tous deux de St-Jean et Ronald (Guylaine) de Québec; trois sœurs: Marie-Anne (Alyre), Mathilde (Paul) tous deux de Tracadie et Julie (Raymond) de St-Jean; un filleul, Donald, une filleule, Diane, ainsi que plusieurs beaux-frères, belles-sœurs, neveux, nièces, tantes, oncles et amis. Son beau-père, Célestin; sa belle-mère, Germaine; son beau-frère, Eugène; deux neveux: Yves et un filleul Philippe, ainsi que sa nièce Chantal l’ont précédé dans la tombe.


Fred Knox (1948 - 2015)

C'est avec une très grande tristesse que nous annonçons, le décès de Fred Knox, à l'âge de 67 ans, a l'hopital Regional Clamer's le vendredi, 04 décembre 2015.

Il était époux de Dianne (McGraw) Know. Outre que son épouse, il laisse dans le deuil ses fils: Eric Knox (Roberta) de Woodstock, Lenny Knox (Sharon) de Chipman, son petit fils Liam Stewart, un frere Alron Knox (Brenda), une soeur Donna Chase (Winston) de Fredericton, N.B et aussi plusier neveux et nièces.

Outre ses parents, sa soeur Edna Betts l'a précédé dans la tombe.



Emile Landry (1949-2015)


C'est avec une très grande tristesse que nous annonçons, suite à une très courte lutte contre le cancer, le décès de Emile Landry, à l'âge de 66 ans, survenu à son domicile le mardi, 10 novembre 2015. Il était époux de Huguette Chiasson et demeurait à Anse-Bleue. Il était fils de feu Arthur Landry et de feu Honora Landry. Outre son épouse, il laisse dans le deuil ses deux fils: Michel (Line) et Cédric (Yolaine Robichaud) de Dieppe; sa fille Karine (Michel Basque et son fils Dany) de Anse-Bleue; ses deux petits-enfants: William et David; ses quatre soeurs: Pierrette Cormier (feu Auguste), Claudine (Robert Thériault) de Anse-Bleue, Gilberte (Roger Gionet) de Caraquet, et Bernise (Yvon-Luc Thériault) de Grande-Anse; ses frères Paul de Tracadie, Gabriel 'Gaby' (Marielle) de Grande-Anse, Alcide et Mario de Anse-Bleue; ses beaux-frères et belles-soeurs: Suzanne Cormier-Landry (feu Claude) de Moncton, Yvon Chiasson (Nicole), Nicole (Emile Haché), André Chiasson (Diane), Diane (Daniel Duquette), Marc (Line) et Estelle Chiasson ( feu Denis Chiasson), ainsi que oncle et tantes, neveux et nièces, cousins et cousines. Il laisse également dans la peine ses confrères de travail. Emile a été membre pendant 40 ans du local #842 'Ironworker'. Il adorait son travail. Outre ses parents, son frère Claude et ses beaux-parents Anne-Marie et Nicholas Chiasson l'ont précédé dans la tombe. La dépouille mortelle de M. Landry sera exposée à compter de vendredi, 14 hres au salon LeGresley de Grande-Anse. Les funérailles auront lieu samedi, 14 novembre, à 11 h en l'église St-Simon et St-Jude de Grande-Anse. Heures des visites: vendredi: 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 h, samedi: 9:30 - 10:30 h


                                                      Lorenzo Breau




1943 - 2014

À l’Hôpital régional Chaleur de Bathurst, le dimanche 4 mai 2014, à l’âge de 71 ans, est décédé Lorenzo Breau, époux de Jeannine Arseneault Breau, domicilié à Beresford.

Né à Bartibog Bridge, il était fils de feu David C. Breau et feu Cécile LeGresley.

Autre son épouse, il laisse dans le deuil deux enfants:  Denise Long (Ken) de Drury's Cove, N.-B. et Rhéal Breau (Terri Smith) de Sussex, N.-B.  

Deux beaux-enfants:  Monique Mazerolle (Alfred) et Denise Haché (Ken Hébert) tous deux de Robertville.  

Cinq petits-enfants; cinq beaux-petits-enfants et deux beaux-arrière-petits-enfants.

Quatre frères:  Léonard Breau (Andréa) de Miramichi, Donald Breau (Margaret) de Markham, Ont., Rhéal Breau (Corrina Mallon) de St. Albert, Alta. et Clarence Breau (Elaine) de Gatineau, Qc.  

Une sœur:  Lucie Robichaud (Rhéal) de Pickering, Ont.,

Un demi-frère, Gislain Thibodeau (Barbara) de Brantville, N.-B.  

Une demi-sœur, Jocelyne Thibodeau (Matchett) de Tracadie-Sheila.  Plusieurs nièces et neveux.

Un frère, Edouard et deux sœurs: Louise et Réa l'ont précédé dans la tombe.

Les visites auront lieu à la Maison Funéraire Héritage ( de Beresford, le mardi 6 mai 2014 de 14h à 16h et 19h à 21h et mercredi de 14h jusqu'au départ pour les funérailles.  


Thomas F Mercer





                                           Joseph  Nicholas O'Hearn

                                     Aout 3, 1958 - Decembre 15, 2013




Stanley Martin "Butch" Hewitt



Surrounded by his family the death of Butch Hewitt, husband of Lois (Godwin) Hewitt occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Saturday, August 10, 2013. He was born on February 15, 1943 in Lakewood to the late Helen (Williams) and Henry Hewitt. Butch worked construction and was a founding and life member of the Local 842 Ironworkers until his retirement. He enjoyed various hobbies especially fishing, gardening and many hours in his garage with his friends and neighbours.

Besides Lois, his wife of over 47 years, Butch is survived by his sons, Chris (Diane) of Upper Loch Lomond and Tim (Sarah) of Vancouver; granddaughter, Isobel Ana; brother, Bradley; sisters: Dorothy, Barbara, Ann, and Elizabeth; brothers-in-law: Roland (Jeanne) and Norman; sisters-in-law: Eileen, Phyllis and Anne Marie; special niece, Pamela and several other nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; brother, George and sisters: Patricia and Ruth.




À la mémoire de

Maynard Caplin


juillet 16, 1950 - juillet 20, 2013


Est décédé à l'Hôpital Régional de Campbellton, le 20 juillet 2013 à l'âge de 63 ans, Monsieur Maynard Caplin de Listuguj, époux de Monique Poirier. Les funérailles auront lieu à l'Église Ste Anne Listuguj, jeudi à 16h00. Visite au salon funéraire Maher, 33 rue Lansdowne Campbellton, mercredi de 19h00 à 21h00 et jeudi de 14h00 jusqu'à l'heure des funérailles. Toutes les heures sont du Nouveau-Brunswick. Les arrangements funéraires ont été confiés aux soins du Salon Funéraire Maher de Campbellton.




Gary George Fougere




It is with great sadness that the family of Gary George Fougere Sr. announces his death, which occurred on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at his residence. Born in Saint John on April 16, 1944, he was the son of the late George and Madeline (Chute) Fougere. Gary was a member of the Iron Workers Local 842, and worked on various projects in the Saint John area. He was a proud supporter of the SPCA, and was a fixture at Rhoda’s Flea Market nearly every Sunday. In his spare time, Gary could be found walking his dogs, fishing, and just enjoying the company of his many friends, often around a good bon fire.

Gary is survived by his children, Gary Fougere Jr. of St. Paul, Alberta, and Tabatha Fougere of Saint John; granddaughter, Joann Crilley; siblings Mary Lounton of the Kingston Peninsula, Lilly Fougere of St. Stephen, Donnie Fougere (Kathy) of Hampton, David Fougere (Elizabeth) of Windsor, ON, and Debbie Fougere of Georgetown, PEI; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Gary was predeceased by his wife, Marie (Debouver) Fougere; his daughter, Dawn Finnamore; and his son, Matthew Fougere.




Soucy, Daniel Paul

With heavy hearts the family of Dan Soucy announces his passing on Saturday, October 20, 2012. Born in Saint John, NB., he is the son of Conrad and Hermine (Blanchard) Soucy. Dan was a proud, third generation Iron Worker by trade, belonging to Union Local #842 and worked for nearly 30 years in his profession. He had a passion for fly fishing, spending his earlier days on the Salmon River and he loved four wheeling. He was loved dearly by his family and will be forever missed. Along with his parents, Dan is survived by his special friend Bonnie Culley; brothers Gary (Cherie) Soucy, and Steve Soucy; sister Rose Soucy (Dave Hayes); best friend Randy Johnson and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. In addition to several grandparents, he was also predeceased by his brother Mike Soucy and nephew Clayton Soucy. ______________________________________________________________________________________________

Russell, Brian Edward

Mr Brian Edward Russel of Miramichi N.B. passed away September 22, 2012 in Miramichi Regional Hopital at the age of 57.

Born in Miramichi, he was the son of Raymond and Eva (Frost) Russell. He was a retired Ironworker and a member for 37 years with the Ironworker Union.

Mr Russell is survived by his daughters Michelle Dunn(Christopher) and Sherry Russell both of Whitby Ont. his sister Gloria O Sullivan(John) of Barrie Ont. and 6 grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter Christine.



Duguay, Etienne (1951 - 2013)



À l’Hôpital de Tracadie-Sheila, le jeudi 11 avril 2013, à l’âge de 61 ans, est décédé paisiblement Etienne Duguay, conjoint de Liette Power. Il demeurait à Saint-Sauveur. Né le 16 novembre 1951, il était fils de feu Peter Duguay et de feu Lydia Bulger. Outre sa conjointe, il laisse dans le deuil deux filles: Chantal LeBlanc et Sindy Hébert (Danny Cowan); le fils de sa conjointe, Jason; trois petits-enfants: Shynie, Shayne et Sophie; cinq soeurs: Judith (feu Anthony Boucher), Ernestine (feu Alphonse Leclerc), Lydia (feu Gérald Paulin), Exilia (Léonard Gallant) et Anne-Marie (Lucien Boudreau); six frères: Simon (Réjeanne), Léandre, Albert (Evelyne), Pierre (Albertine), Roméo (Georgette) et Paul-Renaud; une filleule, Sara-Maude, ainsi que plusieurs oncles, tantes, neveux, nièces, cousins et cousines. Cinq frères: Henri-Paul, Léo, les jumeaux Gérald et Gérard et Joseph en bas âge, l’ont précédé dans la tombe. M. Duguay a travaillé comme ferronnier «ironworker» pendant toute sa vie.



Soucy, Conrad Joseph "Cal"

It is with great sadness the family announce the death of Conrad Soucy of Saint John who passed away at the Saint John Regional Hospital, on Sunday May 19, 2013. Born January of 1930 in Claire, NB, he was the son of the late Denis and Azilda Soucy. He was a proud Iron Worker and worked for over 50 years at Local 842. Conrad was called upon many times to figure out a puzzle of construction which others couldn’t. In his humble way he would find a safe timely solution and for this he was well liked and respected in his craft. A major passion in his youth was racing sailboats with his best friend Reggie Brown. In the 40’s and mid 50’s, they would confound rivals on the difficult Saint John to Digby and back, finishing by sailing up the reversing falls. Winning 10 years out of 11.

Conrad enjoyed gardened a large plot which often fed the many friends who visited. In his later years he went to Bingo with his beloved wife and best friend.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 53 years Hermine (Blanchard) Soucy; sons Gary (Cherie) of Saint John and Steve of Grove Hill; daughter Rose (Dave Hayes)of Kelowna, BC; sisters Shirley Stowe (Ed) of California, Germaine McKinney and Anne Marie Bell both of Ontario; 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends. Besides his parents, Conrad was predeceased by his sons Michael and Daniel; grandson Clayton and two brothers Fred and Jackie.