Brooks AB Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Heroes for a nation: 2 Fredericton police officers honoured at regimental funeral - CBC.caSaturday, March 2, 2019
Costello and Sara Burns, killed on Aug. 10 after responding to reports of gunfire. 2:41Costello, 45, and Burns, 43, were killed while responding to a report of gunfire at an apartment complex at 237 Brookside Dr. on the city's north side the morning of Aug. 10. Donnie Robichaud, 42, and his girlfriend, Bobbie Lee Wright, 32, also died.The flag-draped casket for Costello is carried past members of the Fredericton police department, family, and friends during the funeral at the Aitken University Centre. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press)The two officers were the first on the scene and gunned down as they approached Robichaud and Wright.Costello was a 20-year veteran and father of four. Burns was a married mother of three who became a constable two years ago after serving as an auxiliary officer for two years. A love for the jobCostello, 45, and Burns, 43, were killed when they answered a call about shots being fired on the north side of Fredericton. (Submitted)With members of the Fredericton Police Force, RCMP and agencies from across the country in attendance, Burns's husband gave a moving and personal tribute to his wife, calling himself "the husband of the most beautiful and caring woman I have ever met."He spoke of her love for dragonflies, technology, travelling, online shopping, and passion in working as a police officer and taking care of others."I can remember all too often driving in a car with her - just the two of us - and at mid-sentence she would just belt out, 'I love my job,'" he said. Steven Burns lays a flower on the flag-draped casket of his wife, Const. Sara Burns, as their three sons walk to their seats during the funeral service. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press)Burns said the fallen police officer was his best friend and spent the past 19 years also being "the best wife, mother, business partner, chauffeur, nurse and hockey mom" of their three sons: Duncan, Malcolm and Anderson.He also encouraged officers with the Fredericton Police Force to rely on one another during this time of tragedy and avoid blaming themselves for what happened."I want you to know how much you all meant to her," he said. "I want each of you to know she is at peace and you did everything you could to protect her." Lived and died a heroJackie McLean lays a flower ...
Helen Francis (Lane) Leitch - Yakima Herald-RepublicThursday, December 14, 2017
Brookside Funeral Home & CrematoryHelen Francis (Lane) Leitch, 85, passed away on November 18, 2017 in The Villages, Florida. Helen was born on November 23, 1931 to William A. and Mary Lane. She graduated with the Yakima class of 1950.She met and married Dick Leitch in November of 1948. They would settle in the Moxee area where they had five children, Dick Jr., Steve, Tami, Dan, and LouAnne. In July of 1963 she married Dennis and they settled in Southern California where their daughter Dina was born. She worked for various doctors in the Orthopedic field until moving north to the Vancouver area and finally moving back to the Yakima area. She spent her last few years with Dina and Bob, first in Windsor, Connecticut and then to the “warmth” of The Villages, Florida.Helen is survived by her children, Dick (Joan) Leitch Jr. of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Tami Bradley of Yakima, Dan (Sandy) Leitch of Selah, LouAnne Leitch of Moxee, and Dina (Bob) Adame of The Villages, Florida; and a daug...
Bessie Lena Traynham - YourGV.comThursday, September 14, 2017
Traynham (Janice) and Mr. Richard Traynham (Thalia), all of South Boston; six sisters, Ms. Mildred Traynham of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Ms. Frances Sutphin, Ms. Catherine Traynham, Mrs. Doris Brooks (Curtis), Ms. Lorena Traynham and Ms. Loretta Crews, all of South Boston; four half sisters, Ms. Peggy Callazo of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Ms. Carolyn Clark, Ms. Diane Clark and Ms. Deborah Lovelace, all of South Boston; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.In addition to her parents, Bessie was preceded in death by one son, Mr. Douglas Traynham, one half-sister, Ms. Shirley Ferguson, and two half-brothers, Mr. Robert Lee Garland and Mr. Larry Garland.Funeral services for Ms. Bessie Lena Traynham will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. William Avon Keen officiating.Burial will follow in Rose Garden Cemetery.Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.The family will receive friends at 905 Webster Street, South Boston and at 200 Hamilton Blvd., Apt. 16A, South Boston.Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Jesse Willard Barksdale Sr. - YourGV.comWednesday, August 2, 2017
Winston Barksdale and William Barksdale.The family would like to send a special thank you to the wonderful and thoughtful care from Sheila Brooks, Alisa Crawley and Jennifer Barksdale.The family received friends Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the service.Funeral services for Mr. Barksdale were held Sunday, July 30, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Brooks Lyon Betty B. Jones Chapel with the Rev. Dan Ward officiating.Burial followed in Halifax Memorial Gardens. The family requests those wishing to give memorials to consider Sentara Halifax Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Kenneth BrooksTuesday, May 9, 2017
Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at Markham Stouffville Hospital on May 2nd 2017 at the age of 85.
Beloved husband of the late Sheila Brooks (2013). Loved father of Rosalie O’Brien (Tony), Michael (Gay) and Ted (Tracy). Cherished grandfather of Kyle (Heather), Cristin (Jon), Bryan, Caitlin, Colin, Wesley and Faith and loving great grandfather of Simon, Tegan and Macklin.
Survived and remembered by his sister Patricia Pegg, pre-deceased by his sister Barbara.
Ken will be greatly missed by his dear friend Joyce McLean.
Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Ken touched many lives through his many years of service in the community and will be remembered for his great love for nature and the outdoors.
Visitation will be held at Barnes Memorial Funeral Home 5295 Thickson Rd. N. Whitby on Monday May 8th from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00. Members of the Kinoven Rebekah Lodge 353 and Brooklin Beethoven Oddfellows Lodge #165 are asked to assemble at the funeral home Monday evening at 6:30 for service.
A memorial service honouring Ken’s life will be held in the Barnes Chapel Tuesday...
Albert Frank Czapski - Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteSaturday, March 2, 2019
Albert L. Czapski (Michele) of Brooklyn Park, Minn., and two grandchildren, Kelly Reid (Dan) of Fridley, Minn., and Kyle Czapski of Brooklyn Park.
He was preceded in death by a twin sister, Alberta Dorsey.
Albert was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Westville. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed remote fly-fishing trips to Ontario, Canada, and golfing. He was a graduate of Westville High School, where he played football. He owned and operated Flip's Tavern for 35 years. He worked at Allied Chemical for 35 years and Thirion Glass for five years. He was on the Westville Fire Department and was former president of Westville-Belgium Sanitary District.
Private services and entombment were held at Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum, Danville, with Fr. Robert Hoffmann officiating.
Memorials may be made to Westville Public Library.
Rortvedt Funeral Services, Tilton, assisted the family. Online condolences at rortvedtfuneralservices.com.
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Baysville, Ont., woman’s humorous obituary, has readers laughing and crying - Global NewsSaturday, March 2, 2019
The 82-year-old spent her last years at the Pines Long-Term Care Home in Bracebridge. Brian, who now resides in Devon, Alberta, got emotional while expressing gratitude for the men and women who looked after his mother.He said ultimately, Sybil would have been tickled by the attention.“The line about her finally having the smoking hot body that she’s always wanted — it’s something that certainly made most people in the comments laugh out loud," he said."One of the comments today was, ‘She definitely made an ash of herself.’"—With files from Shallima MaharajWatch: More noteworthy final notes
Woman pens funny obit for grandmother, just as she would have wanted it
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Body found in Mexico probably that of Christine St-Onge, SQ says - Montreal GazetteSaturday, March 2, 2019
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