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Fiche créée le : 2008-09-05
Père : William Morrissey
Mère : Lucy Robinson
Décès le : 2008-09-05
Parution : 2008-09-12
Paru dans : Miramichi Leader, NB

The death of Morrissey (Moe) Edmund Gaston husband of Exelda Gaston of Miramichi, NB, occurred on Friday, September 5, 2008 at the Miramichi Regional Hospital at the age of 75. Born in Doaktown, NB, he was the son of the late William and Lucy (Robinson) Gaston. Morrissey was retired from the Canadian Armed Forces after 33 years of service, member of St. Samuel's Roman Catholic Church, St. Samuel's Men's Club, past member of the Lions Club and the Seamen's Hospital. Volunteer on many committees including: Folksong Festival, Irish Festival and the Alzheimer's Society. Besides his wife: Exelda, Morrissey is survived by: two daughters: Kathleen Gaston-Milburn (Roger) of Omemee, ON; Lynn Gaston of Douglastown, NB; one son: Kenneth of Calgary, AB; six sisters: Margaret Hovey, Elizabeth (Betty) Neess (Ove), Sharon Clowater (Merv) all of Doaktown, NB; Shirley Harkness (Bill) of Durham, ON; Eleanor Gilks (Evelock) of Blissfield, NB; Joanne Gaston (Mike) of Fredericton, NB; four brothers: Bill, Edward (Glenna), Wilfred (Jan), Bev (Linda) all of Doaktown, NB; one sister in law: Lona Gaston; two grandchildren: Dallas and Peyton and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he is predeceased by: three brothers: Floyd, Ronnie & Bobby; one brother in law: Willie Hovey; two sister in laws: Roberta & Deanna Gaston. The family received visitors at Bell's Funeral Home, on Monday, September 8, 2008 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated from St. Samuel's Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday at 2 PM with Father Bill Nugent officiating assisted by: Father Maurice Swift, Father Jacques Landry and Father Annan Bonaventure. Active pallbearers were: Marshall & Billy Gaston, Robert Thebeau, Leo Pineau, Donnie Cormier and Walter MacDonald. Honorary pallbearers were: Ruth & Eldon Barton, John & Georgette Boudreau, JP & Val Desrosiers, Don Fitzsimmons, Paul Bright, Jimmy Harris, Harold Parlee, George Sobey, Ernie Taylor, Leigh Loggie and Benny Goguen. An honor guard was formed by: Moe's many fellow musicians. St. Samuel's Men's Group and the Douglastown Seniors Group attended in body. Organist: Barb Daley accompanied St. Samuel's Church Choir. Special music: "Ava Maria" and "Remember Me," by: Susan Butler. "Wind Beneath My Wings" by: The Gaston Family (Bev, Wilfred & Eleanor). Burial followed in St. Samuel's Roman Catholic Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Juvenile Diabetes or to a memorial of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were under the care of Bell's Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB. Telephone: (506) 622-3600. Source: Miramichi Leader Date de parution:September 12, 2008 Listing ID:165447


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