Hampton NB Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Father Mark McDonald, 75, native of Watertown - WWNY TV 7Thursday, April 12, 2018
Sacred Heart Villa in Center Valley, Pennsylvania.Father McDonald is survived by his sister Mary (Ted) Mascott of Naples, Florida and sister Sally (John) Sheinman of Rothersthorpe, Northamptonshire, England and his nephew Zane (Michelle) Riester, grandnephew Ian Riester and grandniece Ella Riester, all of Wayne, New Jersey. He is also survived by his uncle William Murrock and his aunt Betty Murrock of Watertown and his aunts Gertrude McDonald and Shirley McDonald of Lowville and many, many McDonald and Murrock cousins. Father McDonald was predeceased by his parents and his grandparents Jennie and Charles Murrock and Elizabeth and Henry McDonald.There will be calling hours for Father McDonald from 4:00 to 6:30 pm with prayers to follow at 7:00 pm on April 8 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Watertown. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on April 9, also at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Watertown. A reception will follow at Savory Downtown on Washington Street.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart Foundation, 668 Thompson Street, Watertown, New York 13601. Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown. Online condolences to his family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Sandi Ann Swaydan - Times Record NewsThursday, December 14, 2017
Wehba, Jr., Chad Wehba, Christian Wehba and Cyle Wehba; 6 grand nephews and nieces as well as a host of dear friends and loved ones.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel with Shaun Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Park. A visitation will be from 12 noon- 1 p.m. prior to the service.Serving as active pallbearers will be Fred Wehba, Gary Crouch, Chad Wehba, Christian Wehba and Clayton Crouch. Honorary pallbearers will be Fred Wehba, Jr. and Carter Crouch.Online condolences can be made at www.hamptonvaughancrestview.comRead or Share this story: http://wtrne.ws/2o59BuTLet's block ads! (Why?)...
Betty Jane Moore - Times Record NewsThursday, September 14, 2017
Falls(Photo: Betty Jane Moore)Bettie Jane Moore, 69, of Wichita Falls, died on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in Wichita Falls.Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home. A visitation will be held from 5 - 7 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Rosemont Cemetery.Bettie was born on November 15, 1947 in Wichita Falls to Maurice Glen and Angie Lee Lemons. She was a cook in area Pioneer Restaurants. She enjoyed her horses, dogs, flowers, and just being in the outdoors. She loved her family, granddaughter, and great-granddaughter. She attended Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband: Dewey Moore in 2013, and her parents.Bettie is survived by her sons: John Messer and fiance Teresa and Michael Moore and wife Krystal, all of Wichita Falls; sister: Glenda Neuman of Arlington; granddaughter: Judy Crawford and husband Chase of Graham; and great-granddaughter: Natalie Crawford of Graham.The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Texas 76310.Online condolences may be made at hamptonvaughan@crestview.
Joyce Bryant Hendrix - Times Record NewsThursday, September 14, 2017
Bryant Hendrix)Nocona Hills — Joyce Bryant Hendrix, of Nocona Hills, Texas, passed away on September 9, 2017 in Wichita Falls, Texas.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, September 15, 2017 at Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home with Rev. Lamion Champ, officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8p.m., Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Crestview Memorial Park.Joyce was born on October 1, 1926 in Hardeman County, Texas to J. L. and Auxia Orene Hobbs Dunson. She was an exceptionally devoted and loving wife and mother, a true and faithful Christian and a wonderful friend. She loved and inspired her friends with an inspiring intensity. She loved the Lord and followed the path He set before her with an unwavering faith and she was a giver to anyone in need.She will be greatly missed by all those who loved her.She was preceded in death by her husband: Billy Ray Hendrix; parents: Johnny Orene Dunson; and brothers: Vernal, Bob, and Kenneth Dunson.She is survived by a daughter: Susan Ivey; three grandchildren: Christie Zepada, Amber Moore, and Jamey Ivey; eight great-grandchildren; a sister: Barbara King and many other family members.Online condolences may be made at hamptonvaughancrestview.com.Read ...
Death Notice (Sept. 12, 2017) - Times Record NewsThursday, September 14, 2017
Archer Funeral Home, Seymour. Survivors include: wife, Billie Edwards of Wichita Falls.June E. SphonDallas — June E. Sphon, 83, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. Services will be 12 noon, Friday, at Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6 - 8 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.Dorcas C. KirkJacksboro — Dorcas Calhoun Kirk, 66, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, at Coker Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Lynn Creek Cemetery. Survivors include daughters, Bambi Foley, Laura Skinner; siblings, Dale, David, Dean Calhoun, Doris Ware; six grandchildren. Visitation will be 10-11:30 a.m. prior to service Saturday.Paula B. WoodsNocona — Paula B. Woods, 73, died Sept. 10, 2017. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Jerry Woods Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at Jerry Woods Funeral Home Chapel. Paula is survived by her son, Jerry Paul ‘Jack’ Woods and sister Marie Maroney.Shawn M. JusticeShawn Marie Justice , 38, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. She was born February 2, 1979. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Wells Chapel, 811 Woods Street. Survivors, husband, A. C. Wyatt; mother, Alice Justice; children, Sinea Wyatt, Diamond Lomax, and Rakin Smith; sisters, Shamika Millard and Katherine Justice.James R. ShannonVernon — James Robert ‘Jim’ Shannon, 79, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, at Wilbarger Street Church of Christ with Don Crawford officiating. Burial will be in Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, at Sullivan Funeral Home.Tom J. ElliottAmarillo — Tom Johnson Elliott, 87, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Services will be 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Vernon.Visit...
Sanaz Shirshekar Envisions Saint John As 'Playground For Architects To Experiment' - Huddle TodayWednesday, March 27, 2019
It allowed me to do both."
It also allowed her to work at two renowned firms in Canada and the United States and has now brought the Toronto-born architect to New Brunswick to start a business of her own.
After graduating from architecture school at McGill in 2006, Shirshekar started working for Toronto-based KPMB as a project architect. There, she got to work on projects such as the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, the UBC Alumni Centre, The Globe & Mail's new interior offices and the Fort York Branch Library.
"We were aiming for it to be the 100th public library in Toronto, and it turned out to be the 101st," says Shirshekar, "which is still cool."
Fort York Branch Library (Image: torontopubliclibrary.ca)
From there she went to work in New York with Yabu Pushelberg as a senior designer. She was in the heart of Soho, working on projects that were more private and high-end, including a resort for Hyatt in Los Cabos, Mexico, and a project for a residential client in Bejing. For Shirshekar, it helped make her architecture experience more versatile.
"I took that opportunity on because at KPMB I was getting a lot of those community, public space building projects. But I also wanted to be a little bit more seasoned as an architect and get some architectural interior experience," she says. "Yabu Pushelberg is really the expert for that. They are world renowned. They're really good at what they do and they're internationally known for their interior design excellence, so I really wanted to bring the architecture and the interior design together."
Shirshekar recently moved to New Brunswick to be with her husband, Jamie Irving, the vice-president of Brunswick News. At that point, she was ready to start her own practice, Studio Shirshekar.
"I feel all architects at some point, you feel like you've gotten enough experience and you want to give yourself an opportunity to try it out," she says. "Maybe it's not for everyone, but for me, I think i...
Saskatchewan police officers attend regimental funeral - Global News ReginaWednesday, March 27, 2019
Saskatoon Police Service, two from Moose Jaw, and one from Weyburn are representing the south of the province.Three Regina Police Service members who attended are originally from New Brunswick, including one from Fredericton.
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Surviving the death care business - CBC.caWednesday, March 27, 2019
MacDonald said."Some of it is burnout. You have to make sure with all the stress you deal with on a daily basis you know how to relax yourself, how to unwind."The New Brunswick Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association doesn't keep statistics on retention rates, however, funeral homes are "constantly looking for licensed funeral directors," said executive director Marc Melanson.While the pay can be appealing - $47,319 annually according to the Department of Post Secondary Education Training and Labour - compassion fatigue is a reality, along with unconventional work hours."It's not a Monday to Friday nine-to-five job," said Melanson. "It's evenings, weekends and holidays."People who get into the funeral profession genuinely want to help people. But a funeral home is never closed."Viewing rooms are often rearranged, making physicality a key component of the job. (Sarah Trainor/CBC News)The workday can be fluid and intense. It might start with MacDonald doing prep work on an infant that would afford parents more time with their child, then a full shift in gears to oversee a 103-year-old's celebration of life service in a space filled with laughter."You wear a lot of different hats and it changes so quickly," she said."I could be making funeral arrangements with a family, I could be directing a funeral, I could be painting - like literally building maintenance."We get dirty in our suits. We garden, mow the lawns, wash the cars, we do it all."The job requires a good deal of physicality. Viewing rooms are frequently rearranged to make space for what families want to bring to a visitation. Personal touches have been as dainty as jewelry and as grand as a motorcycle.Some scenes hard to processNot everyone is in a bed when they die, and moving a body can take some physical and mental effort."Some things you see you don't ever forget, and you wish you could. Especially when you walk into a scene where you can imagine their last moments."MacDonald said those moments can be difficult to process."It's hard to think of them as being a person in the way that you're protecting your mental state," she said."You say, 'I have to move them from one place to another,' and after, you reflect on that and think, 'OK, that was a human being and I feel terrible for them. And I'm going to probably have bad dreams for a while....