Brooks AB Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Regimental funeral to be held Aug. 18 for 2 Fredericton officers killed in shooting - CBC.caWednesday, March 27, 2019
Constables Lawrence Robert (Robb) Costello, 45, and Sara Mae Helen Burns, 43, were killed while responding to reports of gunfire at an apartment complex on the 200 block of Brookside Drive at 7:10 a.m. AT on Friday.They were shot as they approached two civilians who were lying on the ground. Couple, Donald Adam Robichaud, 42, and Bobbie Lee Wright, 32, also died Friday."Our thoughts and prayers are now with the families, friends and colleagues of the two brave police officers who gave their lives in order to protect and serve, and with the families of the other two victims of this senseless act of violence," Fredericton Mayor Mike O'Brien said in a statement Sunday.Fredericton police Chief Leanne Fitch thanked the public for the outpouring of support, "as demonstrated by the flowers and cards that are left in front of the police station."Everyone in our community is hurting with the deaths of four of our citizens, but the support of the community to our fallen officers, the two others killed and all of their families and friends is appreciated," she said in an emailed statement.Citizens lined up outside the Fredericton police station on Sunday to hug or shake the hands of officers. (Wildinette Paul/Radio-Canada)In Fredericton, the book of condolences for the families, friends and colleagues of the two fallen officers will be available in council chambers, at 397 Queen St., starting 10 a.m. Monday.In Saint John, books of condolences will be available at 1 Peel Plaza, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., also starting Monday."We invite any member of the community who would like to express their sympathies and condolences to visit the station," Saint John interim police Chief Bruce Connell said in a statement.The books will be presented to the families of Costello and Burns on behalf of the Saint John force and citizens of the Greater Saint John area on the da...
WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 - Lethbridge HeraldWednesday, March 27, 2019
She had to chop wood, carry water and used a old wringer washing machine. Marge married Frederick Puzey of Champion on May 3, 1979, he passed away October 13, 1990. In 2003 she moved to Brooks to be near Lorne and family. In 2017 Marge moved to Taber where she has resided until the time of her passing. Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.
LOUIS JOHN RED CROW passed away at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, AB on Monday, March 25, 2019 at the age of 47 years.
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Rose Tallman1919 – 2019Rose Tallman, beloved wife of the late Keith Tallman, passed away in Taber on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the age of 99 years.Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:30 P.M.The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com. Rose is survived by her son Jim (Linda) Tallman of Peace River; grandchildren Kathy (Jim), Kerri (Andy), Kristy (Gerry), Brad (Daisy), Jodi and Trevor (Danielle); great grandchildren Kelsey, Jacob, Cameron, Isla, Leah and Jordan; great great grandchild Sutton Rose.She was predeceased by her husband Keith Tallman; daughter Debbie Whalen; son-in-law Tom Whalen; parents Frank and Eda Bonetti; brothers a...
Heroes for a nation: 2 Fredericton police officers honoured at regimental funeral - CBC.caSaturday, March 02, 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?)...
Joan Elnora Mahovlic - Alberni Valley NewsWednesday, March 27, 2019
Morse, all from Nova Scotia; and sons Shawn Coffill, Nanoose Bay, B.C., and Mark Coffill, Port Alberni, B.C.; step-daughter Trish (Rick) McCrate, Coquitlam; step-son Jim (Lori) Mahovlic, Calgary, Alberta; step-daughter Meg (John) Belanger, Campbell River, B.C.; step-son Paul Mahovlic, New Westminster, B.C. and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is also survived by brother Gerald (Janet) Salsman, Coldbrook, N.S.; brother Ronald (Jeanette) Salsman, Port Alberni, B.C.; sister Madelyn Wiles, Morristown, N.S.; brother Leo (Adele) Salsman, Trail, B.C.; sister Marilyn (Allan) Teal, Trenton, Ontario; and sister Freda Salsman, Waterville, N.S. as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank all the caring staff at Echo Village for everything, also to Pastor Platz for his spiritual support.
There will be a funeral service for Joan at Grace Lutheran Church, 4408 Redford Street, Port Alberni, B.C. on Monday, March 25, 2019, at 1:30 pm with a tea to follow.
Flowers are gratefully declined but if you wish to do so, donations to Grace Lutheran Church Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated.
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Convoy evokes Canadian pride in North Bay - Vermilion StandardWednesday, March 27, 2019
Monday afternoon.Caron, of North Bay, was waiting in the parking lot at Motion Canada on Gormanville Road for almost 100 vehicles, from small cars to big rigs, to pull in on their journey from Alberta to Parliament Hill with a message for federal politicians.
"This is about more than pipelines," Caron says. "This is about government. This is about all the provinces having different issues. It's about getting back the political process."The United We Roll Convoy for Canada, a caravan of transports, work vehicles and personal automobiles, left Red Deer, Alta., last Thursday bound for Ottawa and a protest on Parliament Hill Tuesday."The media and the government have divided the provinces," Caron says. "We want to fight for our freedoms and our rights. We want fair government.""We are watching Justin Trudeau slowly strip away every right we had," Sarah Zaldinger, of Timmins, said as about two dozen supporters waited for the convoy to arrive, sharing updates on when the parade would roll into town."He is stripping the future of my children and their children and their children," Zaldinger said. "They are being set up for failure. Their rights, their future, will all be destroyed if we don't stand up now."Although she was not part of the convoy to North Bay, Zaldinger was going to join it Tuesday morning for the rally in Ottawa as part of her own objective of "direct democracy."And direct democracy is possible, she said.Zaldinger pointed to a recent Amber Alert sent to cellphone users across the province ...
Charles Hartman - Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteWednesday, March 27, 2019
Charlie " Hartman, 75, of Collison went to be with the Lord on Thursday (March 21, 2019) at home surrounded by his wife and daughters.
He was bornon Nov. 5, 1943, in Champaign, the son of Ernest and Alberta (Grove) Hartman. He was united in marriage to Ruth Troxell on Nov. 26, 1994. She survives. Also surviving are his daughters, Jessica (Rick) Breitenfeldt, Kristin (Mitch) Allen, Kate (Leon) Jess and Teresa (Steve) Evans.
Papa's grandchildren loved him to the moon and back. He was always full of life's loving stories for them. He believed children are the heritage of the Lord. He loved Cameron Ackerson, Kaitlyn Breitenfeldt, Colton Breitenfeldt, Lillian Jess, Khloe Jess, Brinley Allen, Steele Allen, Jacob Evans and Joshua Evans.
His surviving siblings are Mary Hafner, Patty Wakefield, Diana Thrush, Rob Hartman, Sue Hartman and Judy Lynn.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandsons, Cody Breitenfeldt and Zachery Evans.
Charlie loved Jesus with his whole heart. He was a steadfast man of God.
As a boy he worked tirelessly alongside his dad. He worked as a carpenter before going on to manage the horse farm at the University of Illinois until retirement in 2002.
Charlie was a gifted horseman and cowboy. His entire life was spent pulling ponies, t...