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Fiche créée le : 2008-12-07
Père : Roy Dickison
Mère : Ella Cornish
Décès le : 2008-12-07
Parution : 2008-12-15
Paru dans : Miramichi Leader, NB

Willis Roy Dickison The death of Mr. Willis Roy Dickison, husband of Grace Mauline (MacAllister) Dickison, of Miramichi, NB, occurred on Sunday, December 7, 2008 at the Miramichi Regional Hospital after a brief illness at the age 78. Born in Newcastle, NB, he was the son of the late Roy and Ella (Cornish) Dickison. Willis was a member of St. James and St. John United Church, Newcastle, worked as an accountant for the Bank of Nova Scotia for 10 years before becoming Clerk-Treasurer for the former Town of Newcastle, where he retired after 33 years of service. Willis has been involved in various group and organizations where he was a Cub Leader, past chairman and member of the Board of Directors of the Miramichi Hospital, past chairman and member of Legal Aid Appeal Board of Northumberland County, charter member, past president and life member of the Newcastle Kinsmen Club, member of the K-40 Club. Present treasurer and member of the Board of Directors of the Miramichi Golf & Country Club, former treasurer of Newcastle Community Services (the Beaverbrook Foundation) and Newcastle Recreation Council, past president and member of the Newcastle Curling Club,former Municipal Emergency Measures Co-ordinator, Commissioner of Oaths and Member of the Highland Society of New Brunswick at Miramichi. He has been recognized by the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators, the Associations of New Brunswick Towns, Association of Municipal Administrators of New Brunswick. In 1992 Willis received the Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow award. Besides his wife: Grace, Willis is survived by: two daughters, Sandra Harding (John) Pamela Thomson (Robert); two sons, Roy (Ellen) and (Willis) Dodie (Ann) all of Miramichi, NB; nine grandchildren, Jason, Jennifer, Andrea, Megan, Kendra, Kelsey, Dane, Jonathan and Victoria; one great grandchild, Lauren; and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents: Willis is predeceased by one sister, Shirley Morrison and infant brother, Moran. The family received visitors at Bell's Funeral Home on Monday from 7 to 9 PM and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. The funeral service was held from the Sterling Bell Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 11 AM with Rev. John Fraser officiating assisted by: Rev. Ronald Feltmate. Organist/Soloist was: Jacqueline Allain. Solo's were "Make me a Channel of Your Peace" and "Be Not Afraid". Congregational Hymn was: "How Great Thou Art" and Recessional Hymn was: "The Day Thou Gavest" Readers were granddaughters, Andrea Dickison and Jennifer Harding; Words of Remembrance by: Clarrie Hale. Active pallbearers were grandsons, Jason Harding & Dane Dickison, son in law, John Harding, Pat Diotte, Doug Chase and Clarrie Hale. Honorary pallbearers were, Bev Bawn, Murray Allen, Charlie Green, Danny Henderson, Dickie Roy, Bruce Morrison, Robert Underhill and Gib Watling. Burial will take place in the Miramichi Cemetery later in the spring. In Willis' memory, donations may be made to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation 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 DECEMBER 15, 2008 LISTING ID 186176

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