RCMP Veteran's Association
New Brunswick Division

1445 Regent St., Box 3900, Fredericton, NB E3B 4Z8
E-Mail rcmpvets@nb.aibn.com

Bryan Neville

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New Brunswick


HANSON - Arnold William Hansen, 79, of Bass River, with his wife, Frances, by his side, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. Born in Hardwick, NB, he was the son of the late William and Delvina (Poirier) Hansen. Arnold is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Frances Hansen; children, Michael (Jackie), Karen Garvie (Everett), Tracy Blanche (Lorne) and Rick Hayes (Lila); grandchildren, Kezia MacKinnon (Jude), Brittany Garvie and Matthew Blanche; great grandchild, Myree MacKinnon; brothers, Jerry (Rose) and Leo (Marjorie). In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Doris (Larry) and his two brothers, Olaf (Alida) and Paul (Betty).
Arnold loved working at Taylor Ford and worked for the Ford Company for 50 years until the present. Arnold also owned his own business, “Arnie’s All Purpose Seasoning”. He also enjoyed spending time with Frances, family, friends, boating, snowmobiling and entertaining. He had a special love of his German Shepherds through the years and especially his latest love, Heidi.
Resting at Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) with visitation hours on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. Funeral Service at Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, February 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm, with the Rev. Cecil Symes to officiate. Reception in the Funeral Home Reception Centre following the service. In Arnold’s memory, donations to the Dr. Georges-L. Dumont University Hospital Foundation (Oncology) would be appreciated.
Online condolences at www.fergusonsfuneralhome.com

Arnold HANSON, A/Cst, 10809 was a long time friend of the Force both as a A/Cst., and in Dealing with supply/repair of Police transport. He was highly respected and was always ready to do anything to assist
Members either personally or in the performance of their duties.


CLARK - Associate Member Sharon Clark - The passing of Sharon Adelaide Clark occurred Saturday, February 08, 2014 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Born in Fredericton, NB on September 14, 1945 and raised in McNamee. She returned to Fredericton after graduating from UMRHS in Boiestown in 1963, where she then went on to work with the Department of Lands and Mines, ADI Ltd. and retired in 2007 after 35 years as Administrative Assistant with the “J” Division RCMP HQ. Sharon was an active member of the St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Nashwaaksis. She was a member of the NB RCMP Veterans Association, served on executive of Professional Secretaries Association, Nashwaaksis Figure Skating Club, Capital Credit Union Board, 3rd, Nashwaaksis Company Girl Guides, Parents Groups at Park Street and Nashwaaksis Junior High School, Come Home to the River-McNamee 2009 Committee. She also volunteered as Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator, Fulton Heights and Fredericton Community Kitchen. In 2002 received the Queen's Jubilee Medal. Wife of Donald A Clark for 39 years. Daughter of the late Isabel and Willard Stewart. Besides her husband she is survived by her pride and joy Melissa Sullivan and special son-in-law Derek of Miramichi; precious, grandchildren, Daniel and Sara Sullivan of Miramichi; chosen daughter, Bonnie-Anne Forbes of Fredericton; special sister, Heather Johnston (John) of Fredericton; special brother, Gerald (Eva) Stewart of McNamee; special sisters-in-law, Joan Dunn (Warren) and Isabel Doherty both of Fredericton. Special nephews and nieces and their families, Stephen Stewart (Leanne) of Parksville, BC, Kenric Stewart (Melissa) of Oromocto, Katherine Peterson (Luke) of New Bandon, Jeremy Dunn of Fredericton as well as several great nieces and nephews; godchildren, Norma Lyons, Blair Brawn, Shelby Buckingham, Stephen and Ryan Stewart; aunt, Doris Stewart of Boiestown; special cousins Caroline Swazey (Jim) and Olga Ross of Boiestown, many other cousins; special friends, Yvonne Lyons, Sandra Lewis, Karen Miller, Heloise Watson, Linda Clowater, Joan Lourensse, Nancy McCarthy, Mary Wilson, Gloria White, Anne MacMullin and many cherished friends throughout the world. Predeceased by parents, brother Charles Stewart, neice Tina Buckingham and parents-in-law George and Grace Clark. Enjoyed spending time with family, especially the grandchildren and get tog ethers with family and friends, taking day trips. Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton, NB on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-9 pm. A Memorial Service will take place at the St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 75 Main Street, Fredericton, NB Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 11am with Rev. Canon Bill MacMullin officiating. Reception to follow at the Church. Interment will take place at St. James the Greater Anglican Cemetery, Ludlow, NB at a later date. For those who wish remembrances may be made to the St. John Evangelist Church Building Fund or the Chalmers Foundation – Oncology Unit. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com
Vets attending the service are requested to meet with Vet Ron O’BRIEN at the Church at 1030 am wearing their Red or Blue Blazer, Business Suit, Sports Jacket or Best Outfit.
For those who cannot attend the service and who wish to follow the service, a computer link for a “livestream” will be available by going to:  http://ustre.am/TzVC .  There will be a 30 second add that runs, after that it should go live. 

2014-02-09 OUELLETTE - The passing of Joseph Germain “Marcel” Ouellette, husband of Cherie Ouellette, occurred Sunday, February 9, 2014 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Born on October 20, 1950 in Saint Augustin, Quebec, he was the son of the late Bernard and Elizabeth (Desjardin) Ouellette. After retiring from the RCMP, Marcel worked with the province of New Brunswick as a Fire Arms Officer. Marcel enjoyed, spending time at his Sugar Bush camp, producing maple syrup, hunting, fishing, designing and building homes and restoration of their little piece of paradise on Grand Manan Island.
In addition to his wife, Marcel is survived by his son, Richard Ouellette of Fredericton, NB; daughters, Annick Ouellette of Montreal, QC and Nadia Roze of Fredericton, NB; grandchild, Trigvy Roze; brothers, Jean Guy Ouellette and Pierre Ouellette; sisters, Denyse Maisoneuve (Robert) and Lucie Ouellette all of Quebec; several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Marcel was predeceased by his sister, Claire Sauve.
The family requests no flowers. Remembrances may be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Canada Foundation. Personal condolences may be offered through York Funeral Home, Brookside Drive, Fredericton at:   www.yorkfh.com

DUFOUR - It is with great sadness that we announce the death of retired RCMP member Jean Dufour, of Fredericton.   Jean, who was 62, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, following a lengthy battle with cancer.  Jean is remembered by his wife, RCMP employee Rita Dufour, Executive Assistant to the Corporate Management Officer at HQ in Fredericton.
Jean had a distinguished 28-year career with the RCMP.  In fact, Jean was a troop mate of the CO’s at Depot – they graduated together in August 1981. A/Cmmr. Brown visited Jean at his home on Saturday, and they had the opportunity to reminisce about their years in the Force.  Jean was also present at the Change of Command ceremony held at HQ in October of last year.
Reverend Karl Ingersoll, J Division’s Chaplaincy Program Coordinator, also spent time with Jean and Rita in recent weeks, offering support and assistance.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 25th, at Sts. John and Paul Catholic Church in New Maryland (727 New Maryland Hwy) with a reception to follow.   Members who wish to attend are encouraged to wear their red serge.
Visitation will be Friday at the McAdam Funeral Home in Fredericton (160 York Street) from 2 p.m.to 4 p.m. and again from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.    Condolences can also be posted online at www.mcadamsfh.com 

DUFOUR - C'est avec une profonde tristesse que nous annonçons le décès de Jean Dufour, de Fredericton, membre de la GRC à la retraite. Jean est décédé le mardi 21 janvier 2014 à l’âge de 62 ans, à la suite d’une longue bataille contre le cancer. Jean laisse dans le deuil sa femme, Rita Dufour, adjointe administrative de l'officier responsable de la Gestion générale au quartier général à Fredericton.
Jean a travaillé à la GRC pendant 28 ans. À la Division Dépôt, il a fait partie de la même troupe que le commandant divisionnaire et ils ont tous les deux terminé leur formation en août 1981. Samedi dernier, le commissaire adjoint Brown a rendu visite à Jean chez lui et ils ont eu l’occasion de se rappeler de bons souvenirs de leurs années à la GRC. Jean était présent à la cérémonie de passation de commandement qui a eu lieu au quartier général en octobre.
Dernièrement, le révérend Karl Ingersoll, coordonnateur du Programme d’aumônerie de la Division J, a également passé du temps avec Jean et Rita pour leur apporter son soutien.
Le service funèbre aura lieu le samedi 25 janvier, à 13 h, à l’église catholique Sts. John and Paul située au 727, route 101, à New Maryland. Le service sera suivi d’une réception. On encourage les membres qui souhaitent assister au service à porter la tunique rouge.
Les visites au salon funéraire McAdam auront lieu vendredi, de 14 h à 16 h, et de 19 h à 21 h. Le salon est situé au 160, rue York, à Fredericton. Les messages de sympathies peuvent être envoyés à partir du site www.mcadamsfh.com.

Reg # 14923

BROWN - Kenneth Douglas Brown passed away on the morning of December 23, 2013. He leaves behind his wife Pamela, his children Kent, Craig (Sharon), and Kimberley (Paul), grandchildren Kent Jr, Kelly, Tamara, Jillian, Melanie, Amy, Matthew, Allison, Sarah, David, and Alyssa. Also surviving are his brothers Allan (Juliet) and Keith (Claire), and his many great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Mourning his also are his daughter-in-law Donna, and step-children Debbie (Terry), Shelagh, and Gavin (Nicola). He was predeceased by his son Edward (Donna) and brothers Frank, Margo, Donald, and Philip. Ken was a much beloved husband, father, brother, and grandfather for whom family was the first priority. He lead a full and interesting life. He was born in Winnipeg and at the age of 17 in 1943, joined the RCNVR where he served on a corvette in the North Atlantic during World War II, returning home to pursue law enforcement in the RCMP, including the Musical Ride, the Winnipeg Police Force, and the Inspector's Office of the Manitoba Liquor Control Commission. At age 55, he took an early retirement to return to University to further his education. He then was ordained to the priesthood of the Anglican Church and enjoyed serving parishes in Manitoba, North Dakota, Saskatchewan, and New Brunswick as rector. He continued to serve Saint Paul's Anglican Church in Rothesay until the day before his death. To mention only a few of his interests, carpentry and general handiwork, gardening, golf and reading were hobbies. He was a man of faith.
Kenneth Douglas Brown, regimental number S/19582, engaged with the RCMP on May 13, 1947 as a Special Constable.  He converted to a Regular Member, regimental number 14923, on May 29, 1947.  He served as a constable at “D” Division (Manitoba) until his discharge on December 8, 1949.


FORTIN - Jéralyne Fortin (Gérard Melanson), 82, passed away peacefully at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, wife of the late Henri Z. Fortin. Born in St. Thomas-de-Kent, NB, she was the daughter of the late Adélin and the late Élise (née LeBlanc) Melanson. Jéralyne was a retired nurse and school teacher. She will be sadly missed by several nieces and nephews; especially by two nieces, Louiselle and Simonne. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her four sisters, Hélène Collette, Alice Girouard, Dora Léger, Marie Hanson; her brother, Antoine Melanson and by a special friend, Bella Comeau.  She was the widow of Henri Z. Fortin who died a yr. ago. 
** I was stationed with Zeph in F'ton in 1956.  He also had a brother in the Force in "J" Div.- Jean Fortin in the Fifties.  Norman Mulock


ROBERTS - Reg # 21514 Harold Junior Roberts "Hal" - S/Sgt. RCMP (Ret.) - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Harold "Hal" Roberts announce his unexpected passing on November 21st, 2013 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Hermitage, Newfoundland, on October 14th, 1940, Hal was the eldest son of Elsie and Herman Roberts. Survived by his devoted wife of 47 years, Lynn Roberts (nee Joyce), his cherished children Karen (Audun Rogne), Craig (Kelly), Pamela (Neil Griffith) and precious grandchildren Gabriella and Dane Griffith and Kristian Rogne. Survived also by his mother Elsie and sister Madge (Melvin) of Fortune Nfld., brothers Clarence of Thunder Bay and Gordon of Vancouver, predeceased by his father Herman and youngest brother Jack. Although he left Hermitage at the age of 19 to join the RCMP, he always held Newfoundland in his heart. He served with distinction in Ottawa, Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins, Moose Factory, Sudbury, Kirkland Lake, Ottawa, Halifax, and Regina before settling down in Ottawa until his retirement in May of 1992. Hal was a committed family man and very proud of the accomplishments of all of his children. In retirement Hal and Lynn built their beautiful seaside home in the Bocabec area of New Brunswick where they lived for the past 15 years. He was active in the community as a member of the Royal Canadian Legion in St. Andrews Passamaquoddy Branch #8, enjoyed travelling with Lynn and sharing time with his many friends from near and far.



CORMIER - Leonard J.W. Cormier, 1941 - 2013, - 72, of Cap-Pelé, passed away on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Center. Born on July 15, 1941 in Moncton, he was the son of the late Honoré and Généva (LeBlanc) Cormier. Above all Leonard was a loving husband, father and a doting grandfather. For 30 years Leonard was employed with the Province of New-Brunswick as a Driver Examiner, was an Auxiliary Constable with the Cap-Pelé R.C.M.P, co-founder and 30 year member of the Cap-Pelé Bicycle Rodeo and a former member of the Cap-Pelé Lions Club. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Jeannine (Lirette) Cormier; two daughters: Maryse Fagan (Yvon) and their children, Chloé and Maxime, and Christiane Vautour (Hugo) and their children, Gabrielle and Gaetan both of Cap-Pelé; two sisters: Marie Boudreau (Zoël) of Dieppe and Gilberte LeBlanc (Fernand) of Haute-Aboujagane, as well as several nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the nursing staff at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Center palliative care unit for their care and compassion.
The family will receive condolences at Frenette Funeral Centre, 2642 chemin Acadie, Cap-Pelé (577-3297) Friday, August 30th, 2013 from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to time of departure. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday August 31st, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Ste-Thérèse d’Avila R.C. Church, Cap-Pelé. Inurnment in the Ste-Thérèse d’Avila cemetery columbarium. In his memory a donation to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation an organisation he held close to his heart or to the Ste-Thérèse d’Avila parish cemetery in Cap-Pelé would be appreciated. Cremation and funeral arrangements have been entrusted with the Frenette Funeral Center, Cap-Pelé. Online condolences may be made on our website www.frenettefuneralhome.com


HORNE - Douglas Frederick William Horne passed away at his home in Upper Brighton on Thursday, July 25, 2013. He was born August 13, 1938 and was the son of the late James and Mary Horne. Doug is survived by his wife, Sadie Horne of Upper Brighton, NB; children, Greg (Sharon Townes) Horne of Dartmouth, NS, Jeffrey Horne of Dartmouth, NS and Lori-Anne Horne of Victoria, BC; grandson, Spencer Tweedie of Victoria, BC; sisters, Priscilla (Conrad Hadlock) Horne-Hadlock of West Bolton, QC, June (Murray) Call of Knowlton, QC and Valerie (John) Godue of Sutton, QC; brothers, Russell (Pirette) Horne of Knowlton, QC and Stanley (Julie) Horne of West Bolton, QC; nieces and nephews.



SNOW - Reg. #20053 Gordon SNOW - is with great sadness that the family of Gordon Snow announces his death at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at the age of 74. Born in Lower Ohio, Shelburne Co., NS, he was the husband of Shirley (Williams) Snow of Fredericton.
In addition to his wife, Shirley, Gordon leaves behind his mother, Irma Snow; sons, David (Lisa Martin) of Hanwell and James (Cindy) of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; daughter, Nancy (Dan) Richardson of Hanwell; grandchildren, Adam, Brad, Tyler, Matthew and Ashley; brother, William (Mary) of North Bay, ON; sisters, Alice (Tom) Jones of Lower Ohio, NS, Mary Hartley of Jordan, NS and Margie (Garry) Burt of Lower Ohio, NS; sister in law, Mona Williams of Fredericton; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.Gordon was predeceased by his father, Arthur Snow; and brothers in law, Owen Hartley and Burt Williams.
Gordon worked for the RCMP for 35 years, retiring as Staff Sergeant in 1992. After his retirement he taught Search and Rescue courses and authored a book on survival skills entitled 'Safe and Sound'. In his spare time he was a baseball coach and a coaching instructor as well as an avid outdoorsman. Gordon was a member of the RCMP Vets Association, the Capital Winter Club, FSNA, the Regent Mall Walking Club and spent many years delivering food as part of Meals on Wheels

ADAIR - Vaughan R. Adair, 87, of Moncton, passed away at the Moncton City Hospital on December 31, 2012. Born in Petitcodiac, he was a son of the late Thomas and Edna (nee Wade) Adair. Vaughan is survived by his loving wife, Ruth (nee Power) Adair; sisters: Hannah Cain of Petitcodiac, Martha Gautreau of Vancouver, B.C. and Dawnella Fraser (Harland) of Sussex; brothers: Edward (Evelyn) Adair of Petitcodiac, Earl Adair (Millie) of Bridgedale, Thomas Adair Jr. (Brenda) of Gibson, B.C. and Gerald (Sandra) Adair of Nauwigewauk; sisters-in-law: Patricia Henry of Sussex and Myrtle Power of Salisbury; as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Vaughan was predeceased by his brother, Allison; brothers-in-law: George, Stephen and Lionel; sisters-in-law: Lelia and Karen. Vaughan was a veteran of World War II RCA and had worked for CNR in his earlier years. He was an operator of a Radio-TV business in Riverglade and was also retired from the RCMP. Vaughan was a special Cst. S/800 from 1973 to 1982 and prior to that was auxiliary.


HOFFMAN - Jack Eugene "Gene" HOFFMAN passed away on Tuesday 27th November at his home in St. George New Brunswick.  Gene fought a lengthy battle with cancer. Gene served in "J" Division for 31 years.  Our deepest condolences to Barbara and the family.  
It is with great sadness that the family of Jack Eugene "Gene" Hoffman announces his passing at home in St. George, New Brunswick, on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. Born, September 30, 1946 in Middleton, Nova Scotia, he was the son of Meena Hoffman and the late Leslie Vaughn Hoffman. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Hoffman; his children Julie Ingalls (Neil), Jennifer Maxwell (Phillip), Janet Thompson (Cush) and Christopher Hoffman (Catherine); grandchildren Michael, Erin, Owen, Lily, Meg, Seth, Kate and Allie; his mother Meena Hoffman; his brothers Lewis Hoffman (Barb) and Brian Hoffman (Cathy) and many nieces and nephews. 
Known as the Charlotte County Mountie, Gene was a member of the RCMP for 31 years. He was well respected by cops and robbers alike. He was generous, fun loving, outgoing and loved people. Gene was always involved in sports, first as an athlete, then as a little league coach and hockey manager. The camp at Piskahegan was his home away from home where he enjoyed the company of his buddies during hunting and fishing expeditions. After retirement, you would find him having tea at ten with the men. Despite his apparent rough outer layer, Gene cared deeply for those around him. His children and grandchildren were the joy of his life. Above all else, Gene was a family man.
Visitation will be held at St. Mark’s Anglican Church, 28 Main Street, St. George on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 from 7 to 9 pm and Thursday, November 29, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at St. Mark’s on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 2:00 pm. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Extra-Mural Program St. George, Charlotte County Cancer Society, St. Mark’s Anglican Church or the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB 



ROSE - Charles Allan ROSE passed away on October 28, 2012 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, with his family by his side. Born on July 30th in Bay du Nord, NFLD, he was the son of the late Cecil and Hilda (Welsh) Rose. Charles (Charlie) is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ethel (Mailman), daughters Gina Fournier (James) of Perth-Andover, NB, Lisa Nielsen of Douglas, NB and son Stephen (Melanie) of West Lorne, ON. He had 2 granddaughters: Allison and Katelyn Rose, and 2 grandsons: Aaron and Jared Fournier. In addition to his immediate family, Charles is survived by a sister, Lorraine Frauzel of Chelsea, NS, brothers: Wallace (Mable) of Minto, NB, Clarence (Marie) of Dartmouth, NS, Cecil (Linda) of Lower Sackville, NS, and Gerald of Halifax, NS., numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, 1 uncle and 2 aunts. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sisters: Ann (in infancy), Amy Henbrey and his brother Calvin. Charles joined the RCMP Marine Division in 1957, had postings in Nova Scotia, Ontario and New Brunswick, where he retired after 32 years of service. Charles remained active with the “J” Division, RCMP Veteran’s Association, the Northside Senior’s Woodworking Shop and the Fredericton Fish and Game Association. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, fly-tying, reading, golfing and bowling, but most of all Charlie loved spending time on the Miramichi River. Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive on Thursday, November 1, 2012 from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. A memorial service will take place at Nashwaaksis United Church on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 2 PM with Rev. J.D. Kennedy and Canon Bill MacMullin officiating. Internment will take place in St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cemetery with a reception to follow at the Nashwaaksis United Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the J Division RCMP Veteran’s Association Scholarship Fund or the charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com.
CLARK - Associate Member Joyce Clark (wife of Vet Stan Clark - deceased) passed away and her funeral is today (28th SEPT) at the United Church in Prince William, N.B. 

DANIELS - Retired Sgt. M. L. DANIELS passed away July 26th at the DECH in Fredericton, N.B.   Mike served in "J" and "A" Division.  He joined the Force on 52-03-10 and retired on 93-08-31. The passing of Retired Sergeant Michael “Mike” Leonard Daniels of New Maryland, NB, life partner of Charlene Nash, occurred on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at the Doctor Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Born on August 31, 1933 in Toronto, ON, he was the son of the late Leslie and Thais (Earle) Daniels. Mike was a Retired Sergeant with the RCMP “J” Division. He was Past President of the Duke of Edinburgh Award in Canada; Member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians; Member of the International Ventriloquists’ Association and a past member of the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Fredericton. He enjoyed flying, judo and traveling. Mike was also a former member of a Barber Shop Chorus. He adored spending time with his grandchildren and teaching them magic tricks. Mike was very proud of his nine years serving as Santa Claus at the Fredericton Mall.  In addition to his life partner, Mike is survived by his daughters, Tricia Van Roeden (Harmen) of Fredericton, NB, Stephanie Langley (Branton) of Milford, NS, Lesley Burke (Charles) of Lincoln, NB, and their mother, Patti Daniels; sons, Michael Daniels (Brenda) of Mississauga, ON, Patrick Daniels of Fredericton, NB and their mother, Janet Andrews; grandchildren, Derek, Lance, Tayten, Ava, Christiana, Alex and Dierks; sisters, Pat Philip (Brian) of Peterborough, ON, Toni Daniels of Toronto, ON and Rebel Hardy of Southampton, ON; several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his infant daughter, Yana and his sisters, Mary and Blanche. 
Please be advised that the family of Vet Mike Daniels has invited all members of the NB RCMP Vets Association and all Veterans in the Province to a reception at the Nashwaaksis Lions Club on Killarney Road in Fredericton.
The reception will be held from 3 to 5 PM  (1500 hours to 1700 hours) on Monday the 30th Day of July.


WESTHAVER - It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Marjorie (McMurtry) Westhaver, wife of the late Eugene D. Westhaver, Q.C. at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Saturday, July 14, 2012, formerly of Turnbull Nursing Home and Fredericton, NB. Marjorie was the daughter of the late Captain Hugh McMurtry and Viola McMurtry-D’Arcy, born in North Head, Grand Manan, August 23, 1928. She and Eugene lived in Regina, Winnipeg, Halifax and settled in Fredericton for forty-six years until Eugene’s illness in 2009. In Fredericton, Marjorie was active in choir in Christ Church Parish Church, in the Music Festivals and other music programs. She played piano and flute. Until retirement she was secretary at Priestman Street School, the high light of her career.
Marjorie is survived by much loved sons, John (Carol Lane) and David (Donna Lange) of Ottawa; one sister, Selena (James) Gillies; nephew, Rev. J. Peter Gillies (Greer Stackhouse) and their children, Jesse, Gray and Emma Gillies; nieces, Susan (Michael) Wallace and their daughter Hannah and Mariann Stevens and her son, Bruce MacMillian; sister-in-law, Margaret Westerby and her sons, Roch, Denis and Aurele Parisian; nieces-in-law, Lynn Lavander, Cindy Westhaver, Kristy Bona and Daphne Westhaver. She was predeceased by her sisters, Marion McMurtry and Ruth Stevens.

DESROSIERS -  Retired Sgt.  Jean (John)  Desrosiers died at his home in Dieppe NB, at 8:43 AM today, Wednesday the 23rd. of May 2012. His wife Janice and his sons Jean Jr., and Jason were by his side. John was 64 years old. He was a Polygraph Operator while posted in Fredericton. 
BUTT - Vet Sgt Derek BUTT (Ret)  passed away early this a.m. , April 30 th. 2012, at Cornwall ON after a courageous battle with cancer, peacefully in his sleep at the Cornwall Community Hospital at the age of 62. Retired RCMP officer of 30 years and beloved husband of Danielle Butt (Rochon). Proud father of Patricia Gougeon (Edward) and Stephanie Butt Thibodeau (Stephane) all of Ottawa. Loving 'Grandpa' of Madeleine and William Gougeon, Annabelle and Mathieu Thibodeau. Dear son of the late Gordon Butt and the late Elsie McCall. Dear brother of David Butt (Bev) of British Colombia, Rick Butt (Judy) of Alberta, Robert Butt (Sharon) and Ronald Butt, all of Chateauguay, QC. Predeceased by one brother Gary. Also survived by four nephews. Resting at Lahaie and Sullivan, Cornwall Funeral Homes, West Branch, 20 Seventh St. West, (613-932-8482) from 2p.m. Thursday. Funeral Friday, May 4, 2012 for Service in the Memorial Chapel of the Funeral Home at 11 a.m.. Interment, Christ Roi Cemetery, Chateauguay, QC. The family will be in attendance on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 10 a.m until the time of the funeral

WESTHAVER - Life Member Reg. #15927 Eugene D. WESTHAVER has passed away April 20, 2012 in Saint John, NB. 
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Eugene Denis Westhaver, husband of Marjorie Westhaver, which occurred on Friday, April 20, 2012 at Turnbull Nursing Home. Born Liverpool, NS on June 19, 1927, he was a son of the late Denis and Hilda (Aulenbach) Westhaver.
Eugene retired from the NB Department of Justice as a Crown Prosecutor. He was a former RCMP Officer. Eugene had a great love for classical music. He was very active in the men’s vestry in Christ Church Parish Church in Fredericton. He was also a big lover of dogs.He is survived by his loving wife, Marjorie; two sons, David (Donna Lange) of Quebec and John (Carol Lane) of Ontario; one sister, Margret Westerby of Ontario; three nephews, Roch Parisien, Denis Parisien and Aurel Parisien; four nieces, Lynn Lavander, Cindy Westhaver, Kristy Bona and Daphenie Westhaver. Predeceased by his brother, Morris.

BUNTING - Rtd. Cpl. Charles F. “Chuck” BUNTING, passed away on 20 MAR 2012 at Woodstock, NB after a lengthy illness.  He was a member of the Force from 1969-01-15 and served in ‘HQ’ ‘G’ & ‘J’ until his retirement on 2002-07-15. Funeral is being conducted at Britton’s Funeral Home, Hartland NB. Visiting hours Thursday, March 22 from 1800 hrs . to 2000 hrs. Funeral- March 23@ 1300 hrs. Family would appreciate attendance of RCMP Veterans with Veterans dress. Requested veterans meet at funeral home, 2 High Street, Hartland, NB at 1245 hrs. Director Len O'Halloran will be assisting at the funeral home.


SANFORD - Sanford, William Gerald “Gerry” It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Gerry Sanford of Fredericton, NB, husband of Muriel (Clark) Sanford, which occurred on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born on January 3, 1941 in Digby, NS, he was a son of the late Gerald and Lois (Walker) Sanford. After graduating from High School, Gerry served as a member of the RCMP, retiring in April 1995 with the rank of Staff Sergeant. Gerry spent his leisure time salmon fishing, hunting, curling, golfing and bowling in which he was an expert! Since his retirement he has enjoyed gathering with the “Liars Club” at Frank’s Finer Diner for coffee. His two daughters and four grandchildren were his pride and joy. We will all miss his quirky sense of humour and the fact that he was there for us whenever needed. 
In addition to his wife, Gerald is survived by his daughters, Pamela MacDonald (Paul) of Douglas, NB and Deborah Mills (Michael) of Fredericton, NB; grandchildren, Jenna and Kira MacDonald and Megan and Matthew Mills all of Fredericton, NB; sister, Nancy Williams (Graham) of North Saanich, BC. 


ETHIER -  Mrs Edwina ETHIER wife of Vet and Life Member Roger Ethier passed away.  Please go to the following web site for full details    www.oregans.ca/english/engwelcome.htm
DONELLE - retired S/Sgt. Joseph Alfred Paul Donelle passed away of a heart attack during Karate class last evening in Cap Pele, NB. Paul was still an active TCE with the RCMP in Codiac .
LISTER -  David Ian Allison Lister of Harvey, N.B. passed away at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton, NB on 03 Sep 2011. David joined the Force in September 1965 trained in "Depot" and was posted to "L", "HQ", "O" and "F" before taking his discharge in May 1981. He was not a member of the RCMP Veterans Association. Funeral arrangements have not been announced.


WINTER - It is with deep regret that I inform you of the passing of Life Member Thomas L. WINTER -   Our deepest condolences to Margaret and family.  Tom has been battling cancer and passed away early this morning   Sunday August 21st , 2011 at Oromocto NB.  He was 86 years young. 
OBIT - Winter, Thomas Lorne – RCMP Sergeant-Major (Retired) -The passing of Tom Winter, Oromocto, NB occurred at the Oromocto Public Hospital Sunday, August 21, 2011. Born on September 21, 1924 in Montreal, QC, Tom was the last surviving member of the family of the late Henry Warren and Lydia (McWhinnie) Winter which included his sisters Mina McDonald (John F.) Sydney, NS and Muriel Beachell (Larry), Ottawa, ON.
A beloved husband of 61 years to Margaret (FitzRandolph) Winter, their family includes children Alan and Shirley Winter, Chetwynd, BC; Brian Winter, Calgary, AB; Douglas and Charlotte Winter, Fredericton, NB; grandchildren Bradley Winter, Nelson, BC; Kris Winter, Ottawa, ON; step-granddaughter, Sammi Millar, Calgary, AB, nieces and nephews.
Joining the RCMP in Montreal in 1943, Tom served in Rockcliffe, ON, Fredericton, St. George, St. Stephen, Grand Falls, Saint John, St. Andrews, Grand Manan, Gagetown, Oromocto, Moncton and Charlottetown. Retiring from the force in 1968, Tom and his family returned to New Brunswick where he became the Town Clerk of Oromocto. He retired from that position after 20 years.
Active in the Masonic Lodge, Tom joined Sussex Lodge #7 St. Stephen, in 1948. Positions held included Past District Deputy Grand Master, Past Chairman, Masonic Charity and Housing Corporation and Past Worshipful Master of Centennial Lodge #53, Oromocto. As an Honourary member of Sunbury Lodge #42 Fredericton Junction, he received his 60-year pin in 2010.
A member of Oromocto United Church, Tom served as Treasurer for twenty-five years. He was a Past President of the RCMP Veterans Association, New Brunswick Division.
Although Tom loved all sports, hockey was his favourite. He played for the Regina Abbotts during training at depot and managed the Oromocto Pete’s. An avid Montreal Canadiens fan, Tom seldom missed a televised NHL game and had many stories about meeting coaches and players during travels with Marg.


ROBICHAUD - Retired Supt. Hubert J. ROBICHAUD passed away Tuesday ,16 August 2011, at approximately 1600 hours in Yarmouth Nova Scotia following a long battle with cancer.   Hugh joined the Force on 57-07-23 and spent much of his service in "J" Division. He was the "J" Division CIBO when he retired on 89-07-23. Hugh was a long time member of the New Brunswick Vets Association and was instrumental in helping to develop the NB Vets Constitutional By Laws which are still in effect. He moved to his family home in NS several years ago Visitations, funeral arrangements and other details will be forwarded upon receipt.
OBIT - Robicheau, Hubert “Hugh” - 72 of Meteghan Centre. It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Hugh Robicheau in Yarmouth Regional Hospital following a battle with lung cancer. Born August 29th, 1938 in Meteghan, he was a son of the late Leo and Stella Robichaud. Hugh joined the RCMP in 1959 and served 33 years of service in New Brunswick. Hugh retired as Superintendant of Criminal Operations of “J” Division of New Brunswick. Hugh was a long time member of the New Brunswick Vets Association and was instrumental in helping to develop the N.B. Vets constitutional by laws. Hugh received the most joy out of spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed being active, he loved to golf, curl, bike, walk, cross country ski and getting together to sing songs with his sisters and friends. Hugh was predeceased by his brothers; Normand(Clara); Medric(Yvonne) both of Meteghan. He is survived by his sisters, Mariette Comeau of Meteghan; Fedora (Louis) Deveau of Dartmouth; Lucilla (Frank) O’Connell Ottawa; Jeanne (Ned) Nash, Chester; his wife Kay (Barry); daughters Laurie-Anne (Rob) Rankin Dartmouth; Shelly (Tony) MacKinnon, Fredericton; Susie, Saint John; sons Jean-Paul (Bridgette) Dartmouth; Chris (Dave), Moncton; his grandchildren Grace, Madeline, Ryan and Laura; several nieces and nephews.

LIVELY - Theda Lively, Associate member of the RCMP Veterans Association (NB Div) passed away on July 27, 2011 in Fredericton. Funeral is scheduled for Monday, August 1st at 11:00 am at Corbett Avenue Wesleyan Church, Fredericton North. Reception to follow at church hall.

THIVIERGE - Reg. # 23178 JJC (Clement) Thivierge passed away in Moncton on July 2, 2011 following a battle with cancer. He joined the Force in Oct 1963 and retired on 85-01-03 -He served in C, Depot and J Divisions. Reg # 22932 / O.1171 Michel Thivierge is his brother who was CO C Div.

THIVIERGE, JEAN CLEMENT - 1943-2011 - It is with great sadness after a 4 year journey with cancer that Clem Thivierge passed away in his 67th year. Born in Westmount on September 30, 1943, he was the son of the late Joseph Adrien Thivierge and Jeanne Bourque. Clem is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Sharon (Clarke); adored father of Chantale (Rick); and dear Poppy of Lydia and Jonathon. Surviving brothers are Michel (Lillian), Ottawa, Aur?e "Chip" (Sue), Calgary, Gilles (Yolande), Shediac. Uncle Clem will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Drs. Karlyne DuFour and Pam Mansfield and the many nurses at the Palliative Care Unit, Moncton Hospital, who provided comfort and support in his final weeks. Clem worked for over 40 years in the field of public safety and corporate security. Clem was an avid golfer and car enthusiast and he had a great love for his Porche and Z4 (driven considerably slower). Clem left his life as he lived it, doing things his way with his family at his side.

PETERSON - F.M. (Pete) Peterson on Saturday morning 25 June 2011 at Tatamagouche Nova Scotia.  Pete was a Life Member of the New Brunswick RCMP Veterans' Association

PETERSON, PETER FRANK MUNCH (RCMP Sgt. ret.) - Peter Peterson, 79, Tatamagouche, it is with deep regret that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, on June 25, 2011 after a lengthy illness. Born in Windsor, Ontario, July 5, 1931, he was the son of the late Frank and Christina (Smith) Peterson. He attended school in Windsor and Ottawa (Lisgar Collegiate). He played football in the O.R.F.U. for several years and coached swimming at Ottawa Boys Club. He joined the RCMP, training at “Depot” Division in Regina Saskatchewan and was stationed in N.B. Ont., N.S., Sk. and ended by opening Riverview, N.B. detachment in 1975. He was a lifetime member of the RCMP Veterans Association in New Brunswick. He enjoyed football, hockey, swimming and golfing as well as motorcycling and hunting. On retirement to Woodstock, N.B., he was a Board Member of Carleton Memorial Hospital, President of Crime Stoppers, a member of the Valley Yacht Club and on the Old Home Week committee for several years. He and his wife Betty moved to Tatamagouche in 2007. Besides his wife, he is survived by daughters, Patti (Steve Abbey), and Jill (Paul Colburn), all of Tatamagouche; he is also survived by two grandsons and four great grandchildren; sisters, Elizabeth (Allen) Jerkens, Long Island, N.Y., Charlotte Peterson, Windsor, Ont. and Lillian (Jack) Parker, Tulsa, Oklahoma; several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sister, Miriam Drueding formerly of Tacoma, Washington. Cremation has taken place.

LaFRENIERE - Lionel LaFRENIERE, 7 Norwood Ave., Moncton, N.B. E1C 6L8 Passed away during evening of 21-APR-11. Lionel was the oldest living ex-member of the R.C.M.P.
WILLIAMSON - Della WILLIAMSON passed away. Our deepest condolences to the family and friends. There will not be any visitations and the funeral service will be held at St Annes Christ Church Parish on Westmorland St. in Fredericton at 1100 hours on Friday the 25th of March 2011
CRANDALL - Rtd. S/Sgt. Ernest W.CRANDALL passed away on Tues. March 08, 2011 at Halifax, NS He was a member of the Force from 61-04 to 1986. He served in "J" & HQ