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Mildred Kelly Hogan

Obituary - Miramichi Leader, Sept. 15, 2006

Mrs. Mildred Kelly Hogan, 98, of 20 St. Patrick�s Dr., Miramichi, passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, September 8, 2006. Mrs. Mildred Kelly Hogan was born in Blackville, the daughter of the late Alexander and Margaret (O'Brien) Underhill. She was a life member of St. Patrick�s C.W.L. and the Nelson Friendly Neighbors Senior Citizens Club.

She is survived by her daughters, Joan Verge (Charles), of North Bay, ON; Elaine Jimmo (Wally), of Miramichi; stepdaughters, Katherine Cortes (Harry), of Millerton; Mary Theresa Findlay (Padraig), of Ottawa, ON; Patricia Hogan (Frank), of Drayton Valley, Alberta; stepson, Gerald Hogan (Carmel), of Derby; six grandchildren: Beth Jimmo, Nicole Jimmo, and Paul Jimmo; Peter Verge, Kelly Verge, and Natalie Verge; eight greatgrandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her first husband, Burton Kelly; second husband, Carl Hogan; daughter, Theresa Kelly; son, Peter Kelly; sisters: Mary Hogan, Daisy Urquhart, and Villa Urquhart; brothers, Herman, Patrick, and James Underhill.

Visitation with family and friends was held from Maher�s Funeral Home, on Saturday evening, from 7-9, and Sunday, from 2-4 and 7-9. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, September 11, at 2 p.m. from St. Patrick�s Roman Catholic Church in Nelson, with Fr. Jim McQuade officiating. Also in attendance were Fr. Leo Sullivan, Fr. Leon Creamer, Fr. Sam Diotte, and Fr. Vincent Donovan.

Active pallbearers were: Louis McCarthy, Ernie Doucet, Paul Jimmo, Tom Coughlan, Padraig Findlay, and Cyril Donahue.

Honorary pallbearers were: Martin and Connie Maher, Danny and Cindy King, John and Gertie Hines, Josie Duthie, Evelyn Sullivan, Agnes Kirk, Bella Beaulieu, Eunice Brown, and Lenore Masterson.

The St. Patrick�s C.W.L. and the Friendly Neighbours Senior Citizens formed a guard of honor.

Interment was in Malcolm Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the St. Patrick�s Memorial Fund, Miramichi Food Bank, or the charity of one�s choice would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements were under the care of Maher�s Funeral Home, Miramichi, NB. Telephone 773-4321.

George Hogan

Obituary - North Shore Leader, Aug. 4, 1933

George Hogan, a highly respected resident of Upper Derby, NB, passed away at his home there on Thursday of last week after an illness of three weeks at the age of 73 years. Deceased was well known in that vicinity and news of his death was heard with much regret.

He is survived by his wife, five sons, and two daughters: Bartholomew, Edward, Percy, Murdock and Carl of Derby, NB; Mrs. Mary Hogan at home and Mrs. John Palmer of Portland, Maine.

The largely attended funeral was held from his late residence to St. Bridget's church, Renous, NB on Friday morning las with Requiem high Mass being sung by Rev. J. M. Burns.

Interment was in St. Bridget's Cemetery.

W. J. Hogan & Son were the funeral directors.

Bernard Peter Kelly

Obituary - North Shore Leader, Oct. 12, 1956

The death of Bernard Peter Kelly occurred on September 30, 1956 at the age of 80 years.

He is survived by his wife Mary (Sullivan) Kelly; three sons: Burton, Willis, both of South Nelson and Vincent of Upper Derby; five daughters: Julia (Mrs. Edward Gauvin), Marguerite (Mrs. Herbert Hanley), Stella (Mrs. Michael Curry), Alice (Mrs. John Doty), Ruby (Mrs. Gerald Mc Grath); one sister, Mrs. Lydia O'Brien and one son, Lawrence died previously.

Burton Peter Kelly

Obituary - unknown paper and date

The death of Burton P. Kelly of Nelson-Miramichi occurred Friday afternoon on arrival at the Miramichi Hospital in Newcastle after a sudden illness. He was 70.

Born in Williamstown, he was a son of the late Bernard and Mary (Sullivan) Kelly. A graduate of St. Thomas College in Chatham, he was employed in his early life at the office of the late J. Leonard O'Brien, and later became office manager of the District 10 School Board in Chatham before retirement four years ago.

He was a member of the Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus, Miramichi Council 1219, with which he was Grand Knight on two occasions and a former Faithful Navigator of the Fourth Degree.

He was founder and past president of the Nelson-Miramichi Friendly Neighbors Senior Citizens Club. He was a member of the board of directors of three organizations - the Miramichi Council of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), the Canadian Cancer Society and the Beaubear Credit Union and Co-Operative.

A former member of the Northumberland Liberal Association, Mr. Kelly was also secretary of the Nelson-Miramichi Recreation Council and an avid sports enthusiast.

He is survived by his wife, the former Mildred Underhill; three daughters, Mrs. Charles Verge (Joan) of North Bay, Ont., Mrs. Wallace Jimmo (Elaine) of Chatham, Mrs. Theresa McLachlan of Mallorytown, Ont.; one brother, Willis of Nelson-Miramichi; three sisters, Mrs. Herbert Hanley (Marguerite), Mrs. Michael Curry (Estelle), both of Caribou, Me., Mrs. John Doty (Alice) of Denver, Colo. A son, Peter, died four years ago.

The body is resting at his home in Nelson-Miramichi. The funeral mass will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. from St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Nelson-Miramichi. Interment will be in the family plot.

Catherine Ellen Kelly

Obituary - North Shore Leader, Nov. 22, 1940

Mrs. George Hogan of Bryenton, NB passed away November 13th at the age of 71 years. She was formerly Catherine Kelly, a daughter of the late Peter Kelly. She is survived by five sons and two daughters, Carl, Percy, Bartholomew, Edward, Murdock, Mary and Mrs. John Palmer; three brothers: Thomas, Jerome, and Bernard.

Jeremiah Phillip Kelly

Obituary - North Shore Leader, Oct. 2, 1953

The death of Jeremiah P. Kelly, a respected resident of Williamstown, NB, occurred on September 23, 1953 following an illness of 6 months but death came as a shock to family and friends.

Born in Bryenton April 10, 1873, he was a son of the late Peter and Ellen (Fitzpatrick) Kelly and resided in Williamstown for the past 48 years.

He is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Anne McMahon; four sons: Ambrose, at home, Percy, Douglastown, NB, Emeric and John, both of Derby Junction, NB; two daughters, Gertrude (Mrs. James Donahue), Newcastle, NB, Mary (Mrs. Lawrence Mullin), Trout Brook, NB [? line missing - One brother, Bernard Peter Kelly] and one sister, Mrs. Peter O'Brien of Quarryville, NB also survive.

The funeral was held at the Church of the Immaculated Conception, Millerton with Requiem Mass being celebrated by Rev. T. F. Barry. The pallbearers were six nephews: Earl O'Brien, Bartholomew Hogan, Willis Kelly, Burton P. Kelly, Vincent Kelly and Lawrence Kelly.

Julia Kelly and Edward Gauvin

Obituary - unknown paper and date

CARIBOU - A Mass of Christian Burial was concelebrated May 9 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church for a Caribou Couple, Edward E. and Julia (Kelley) Gauvin.

Officiating at the Mass were the Rev. Romeo St. Pierre, pastor, the Rev. John Shorty, associate pastor, the Rev. Henry McGrath, the Rev. Gratin and the Rev. King.

Mr. Gauvin, 66, died May 4 at a local hospital after a brief illness. He was born in St. Leonard, N.B., Canada October 7, 1910, the son of Aime and Julie (Michaud) Gauvin. A graduate of Caribou High School, he was a member of Holy Rosary. He had been employed at Loring AFB with the civil service until his retirement.

The couple was married November 22, 1936. They are survived by a son, Robert E. Gauvin of Seymour, Conn., and two grandchildren.

Mr. Gauvin is also survived by a brother, Romey Gauvin of Hartford, Conn., and three sisters, Mrs. Adrienne Lagassie and Mrs. Jeanette Lagassie, both of Caribou, and Mrs. Diana Cooper of New Haven, Conn.

Mrs. Gauvin is survived by two brothers, Burton Kelley and Willis Kelley, both of South Nelson, N.B., Canada; three sisters, Mrs. Marguerite Hanley and Mrs. Stella Curry, both of Caribou, and Mrs. Alice Doty of Denver, Colo.

Burial will be later this spring at Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Peter Kelly

Obituary - North Shore Leader, Oct. 4, 1918

Mr. Peter Kelly passed away on September 29th at the age of 81 years. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Ellen (Fitzpatrick) Kelly; three sons: Thomas, Mora, Minnesota, Jeremiah, Millerton, Bernard, at home; daughters: Mrs. George Hogan, Mrs. Peter O'Brien.

The deceased has always lived in Derby, NB and will be missed by his many friends.

Villa Kathleen Underhill

Obituary - unknown paper and date

At the Miramichi Hospital, Newcastle, September 27, 1978, Mrs. Villa Cook of Blackville, age 67, survived by one daughter, one granddaughter, three sisters and one brother.

Resting at Davidson's Funeral Home, Newcastle. Funeral mass will be held Friday at 3 p.m. from St. Raphael's Roman Catholic Church, Blackville. Interment in Church Cemetery.

Esther (Carlson) Kelly

Obituary - Faribault Daily News, Feb. 1, 1987

Mrs. Clarence (Esther) Kelly, 64, of 1516 Prairie Ave., Faribault, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, at St. Marys Hospital, Rochester.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Church, the Rev. Benedict Peichel officiating. Interment will be in Meadow Ridge Memorial Park.

Visitation will be at the Parker-Kohl Funeral Home from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday until services. Parish vigil prayers will be 7 p.m. Friday.

Esther Louise Carlson, the daughter of Sigurd and Eva Tornquist Carlson, was born in Pine City, Minn. on Jan. 7, 1923. She married Clarence Kelly on Aut. 8, 1943 in Mora. Mrs. Kelly was employed for a number of years at the Faribault Regional Center and as a Rice County nursing aide. She was a longtime member of the Foster Grandparents organization.

She is survived by her husband, Clarence; four sons, Tom of Chanhassen and David, Michael and Jerry of Faribault; five daughters, Mrs. Galen (Sandra) Ewest of Waseca, Barbara Noland of Faribault, Mrs. Gordon (Debra) Henderson of Pierz, Mrs. Milton (Melanie) Peroutka of Montgomery and Mrs. Wayne (Terri) Lenzen of Cologne; 21 grandchildren,; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Adolph Carlson of Waterville; and two sisters, Mrs. Frank (Doris) Partridge of Ogilvie and Mrs. Melven (Ruth) Aarstad of Minnetonka.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Willard Carlson.

James Thomas Doran

Obituary - Union Advocate, Chatham NB, Mar. 15, 1998

James T. Doran, son of John Doran of Derby, NB died last Wednesday at the age of 23 years. He was interred at Indiantown, NB.

Ambrose William Anthony Kelly

Obituary - Unknown paper and date

Ambrose W. A. Kelly, 75, of Williamstown, died Sunday, October 4th at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, after a lengthy illness. Born at Williamstown, he was a son of the late Jeremiah and Catherine Ann (McMahon) Kelly. He was a farmer.

His wife, the former Agnes Wallace, died in 1944.

He is survived by two sisters, Gertrude Donahue of Chatham and Mrs. Lawrence Mullin (Mary), of Trout Brook; a brother, John J. Kelly, of Newcastel; two sons, David of Nelson-Miramichi and Herbert Kelly of Newcastle; three daughters, Mrs. Alden Robinson (Ann), of Newcastle, Mrs Francis Murdock (Evelyn), of Petawawa, Ont., and Mrs. Paul Kelly (Jean) , of Wabush, Nfld.; and 12 grandchildren.

Clarence Kelly

Obituary - Unknown paper and date

Clarence Kelly, 78, of Faribault, died Monday, April 29 in St. Marys Hospital, Rochester.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Sacred Heart Church with the Rev. George Wertin, officiating. Burial will be in Meadow Ridge Memorial Park.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Parker-Kohl Funeral Home and on Friday one hour before the services in the church.

Clarence Thomas Kelly, the son of Thomas and Johanna Sell Kelly, was born on Aug. 1, 1912, in Mora. He married Esther Carlson on Aug. 8, 1943, in Mora. She preceded him in death on Jan. 23, 1987. Mr. Kelly was employed at Nuttings for a number of years, then worked for the Myron Sammon Home Improvement Company until his retirement. He was chairman of the Pleasant Manor Council and received the 1990 State Resident Award.

He is survived by four sons, Tom of Chanhassen, David, Michael and Jerry, all of Faribault; five daughters, Mrs. Galen (Sandra) Ewest of Waseca, Barbara Noland of Manchester, Mrs. Gordon (Debra) Henderson of Litchfield, Mrs. Milton (Melanie) Peroutka of Faribault and Mrs. Wayne (Terri) Leuzen of Cologne; 22 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and other relatives.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, John and Peter; four sisters, Ethel Simons, Ellan McKenzie, Lucille Green and Rose Barker; and two infant siblings.

Henry Kelly

Obituary - North Shore Leader, May 14, 1926

Henry Kelly passed away Thursday at the age of 73 years. His wife Mary Ellen Fitzpatrick died two years ago.

He leaves to mourn one son Philip; on sister Mrs. Margaret Kingston and one brother Michael at home.

Pallbearers were George Hogan, Michael Murray, William Harrigan, Ambrose Harrigan, Bernard Kelly and Earle O'Brien.

Interment was in St. Bridget's Cemetery, Renous, NB.

Martha Ellen Kelly

Obituary - Unknown paper and date

Miss M. E. Kelly, 98, of Chatham Head, died at Jordon Memorial Nursing Home, River Glade, Tuesday after a lengthy illness. Born in Bryenton, she was a daughter of the late Patrick and Annie (Ross) Kelly. She attended the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Chatham Head.

She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Emily Allain, Boiestown; and several nieces and nephews.

The body rested at Adams Funeral Home, Newcastle. Mass was celebrated Thursday from the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church, Chatham Head. Interment is St. Bridget's Roman Catholic Cemetery, at a later date.

Mary (Kelly) Doran

Obituary - Union Advocate, Chatham NB, Oct. 13, 1909

Mrs. John Doran of Derby, NB died Friday at the age of 65 years. She is survived by her husband and the following children: Mrs. James Murphy, Mrs. William F. Black, Mrs. Peter Call [sic], Mrs. James Donahue, Mrs. Allen Black, all of Newcastle, NB, Mrs. Charles Jones, Ontario, John D., Arthur, Stanley, Sheridan, William, Leo all of Derby. Her six sons were pallbearers and she died of appendicitis.

William Murdock Kelly

Obituary - Unknown paper and date

The death of W. Murdock Kelly, 79, of Bryenton, N.B. occurred early Saturday morning, September 21, 1996 at the Mount St. Joseph Nursing Home, Chatham, N.B. Born in Bryenton, N.B., he was the son of the late Philip and Mary (Molly) (Taylor) Kelly. He was a retired lab supervisor RCNAD Renous, N.B., a veteran of WWII, serving overseas; member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 10, Newcastle; and was very active in community affairs.

He is survived by his wife, the former Elizabeth (Betty) Manderville; one son, Gene (Ann), of Millerton; two daughters, Mrs. Ronald White (Mary Lee), of Saint John, N.B.; Mrs. Patrick Sweeney (Patricia Ann), of Moncton, N.B.; four grandchildren: Lisa and Lana Kelly, Kelly White, and Chad Gautreau; one sister, Mrs. Chales Hachey (Loretta), of Millerton; one brother, Frank (Libby), of Woodstock, N.B.

He is predeceased by his parents, and one sister, Helen Farrah.

The remains rested at Davidson's Funeral Home, Newcastle. Members of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 10 assembled at Davidson's Funeral Home Sunday evening at 8 p.m. for a memorial service. A family vigil was held on Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. with Father J. Woods officiating. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday, at 2 p.m. from Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church, Millerton, N.B. with Father Joseph Woods officiating.

Active pallbearers were: Robert Hachey, Darrell Kelly, Blaine Farrah, Kelly White, Chad Gautreau, Gary Farrah. Honorary pallbearers were: Charles O'Brien, Newton Bryenton, Marquis Manderville, Clell Manderville, Burton Hambrook, Buster Manderville, and Harry Cortes.

Burial followed in the church cemetery. At the request of the family, donations to the Alzheimer Society of N.B. or Heart & Stroke Foundation was appreciated. Davidson's Funeral Service Ltd. was in care of arrangements.

Elizabeth (Manderville) Kelly

Obituary - Unknown paper and date

Mrs. Elizabeth (Betty) (Manderville) Kelly, widow of Murdock Kelly, formerly of Derby, NB, passed away May 11, 2001 at Pro Tem Health Services, Moncton, NB following a courageous battle with PICKS Disease, surrounded by her family and caring staff. Betty was Past Preseident of Derby Senior Citizens Club; very active in Brownie group and community affairs.

She will be fondly remembered by two daughters: Mary Lee White (Ronald), Saint John; Patricia Ann Sweeney (Patrick), Moncton; one son Gene Kelly (Ann), Derby, NB; four grandchildren: Lisa Kelly, Boston; Kelly White, Ireland; Chad Gautreau, Alberta; Lana Kelly, Derby, NB; one sister Mrs. Pearl Bryenton, Fredericton.

Mrs. Elizabeth Kelly is resting at Davidson's Funeral Home, 597 Old King George Hwy, with visiting Sunday 2-4 and 7-9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday 2 p.m. from Our Lady of Good Counsel RC Church, Millerton, with Monsignor Joseph Woods officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. At the request of the family, donations to Alzheimer's Society, PICKS Society or a memorial of one's choice would be appreciated. Davidson's Funeral Service Ltd. 622-7464 in care of arrangements.

John McCarthy

Obituary - Unknown paper and date

Friends and relatives on the Miramichi were saddened to hear of the death of John McCarthy who passed away on November 8, 1977, at the LaVerendrye hospital, Fort Francis, Ontario, after a short illness.

He was born in Cassilis, N.B. August 26th, 1887, and was a son of the late Murdock McCarthy and Margaret (Colepaugh) McCarthy.

Mr. McCarthy left the Miramichi about 55 years ago where he purchased a farm in Black Hawk, Ontario and lived there until his retirement several years ago. He then purchase a home in Fort Francis, were he resided until the time of his death.

He is survived by one brother, George, of Fort Francis, Ontario. Also surviving are cousins Bernard Colepaugh of Upper Derby, and Burton and Willis Kelley of Nelson-Miramichi, N.B.

The funeral took place from Green's funeral home, to Saint Mary's Holy Cross Catholic Church. Mass was celebrated by Rev. Marc Monforton, O.M.I.

Pallbearers were Terrace Armstrong, Maurice Colepaugh, Gerald Whalen, Kenneth Whalen, Lance Whalen and Lorne Whalen.

Carmel (Jimmo) O'Neill

Obituary - Unknown paper and date

Mrs. Carmel O�Neill, 82, of the Mount St. Joseph Nursing Home, formerly of University Ave., Miramichi, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2005 at her residence.

Born in Escuminac, NB, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Matilda (Martin) Jimmo. Carmel worked as a teacher for many years and attended St. Michael�s Basilica.

She is survived by her loving daughters, Agnes O�Neill, of Miramichi; Peggy Kirkpatrick (Tom), of Douglastown; Tilley Gordon, of Miramichi; Jeannie Melanson (Marc), of Bathurst; Viola Jones (Rick), of Miramichi; sister, Beatrice Jimmo (Kingston); brother, Alvin Jimmo (Lillian), of Ottawa; five grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her husband, Tom O�Neill; sisters, Linda, Amelia, Viola and Mildred; brothers, Wilfred and Hilary.

Visitation with family and friends was held at Maher�s Funeral Home, on Tuesday from 7-9, and Wednesday, from 2-4 and 7-9. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, May 5, at 11 a.m. from St. Michael�s Basilica, with Fr. John Fraser officiating, assisted by Fr. B.M. Broderick, Fr. Leon Creamer, Fr. John Grattan, Fr. Leo Sullivan, and Fr. Peter Bagley. Honorary pallbearers were: Wallie Jimmo, Tommy Walsh, Drew Stymiest, Harold Hitchman, Blake Johnstone, Blair Clancy, Richard McGinnis, Mike Mills, Joe Brennan, Frankie Jimmo, Pat Lange, Hilary Guimond, Jerry Cormier, Richard McLaughlin, Herbie Jenkins, David O�Neill and Harry Maher. Active pallbearers were: Jonathon Guimond, Josh Guimond, Jeff Guimond, Randy Guimond, Cory Guimond, and Paul Jimmo.

Interment was in St. Michael�s Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the St. Michael�s Building Fund or the Mount St. Joseph Nursing Home would be appreciated. Arrangements were under the direction of Maher�s Funeral Home, Miramichi, NB. Telephone 773-4321.

Harry A. Underhill

Obituary - Toronto Star, October 7, 1918

Pte. Harry A. Underhill, of 78 Hillsdale avenue, died of wounds received on Sept. 24. He was born in England and came here seven years ago. Prior to going overseas last March he was employed as a plasterer. He was 28 years old and resided in North Toronto for the past three years.

Pte. Underhill was from England and is not connected with the New Brunswick Underhills.

Wilfrid R. Underhill

Obituary - Toronto Star, December 5, 1916


Pte. W. R. Underhill, who has been missing for several weeks, is today reported to have been killed in action. Without military experience he enlisted in Toronto with the 81st Battalion and during the sinter was stationed in the city. He went overseas in April, and after reacing England was transferred to another Toronto unit. He had been in the trenches several months. His kin are in Claremont, Ont.


Theresa Elizabeth Kelly

Graduation Notice - unknown paper and date

Omer C. Johnston is proud to join with Mrs. Mildred (Kelley) Hogan, Mrs. Joan Verge and Mrs. Elaine Jimmo in announcing the graduation of their daughter and sister Terrie Kelley from St. Lawrence College Saint-Laurent, Brockville Campus, Nursing Program on August 23, 1986.

Catherine Kelly and George Hogan

Marriage Announcement - Union Advocate, July 21, 1897

Mr. George Hogan of Blissfield, NB was married to Miss Katie E. Kelly, eldest daughter of Peter Kelly of Derby, NB at St. Bridget's Church, Renous, NB on July 7th. The ceremony was performed by Rev. E. S. Murdock.

Mary Underhill and Bartholomew Hogan

Marriage Announcement - unknown paper and date

Hogan - Underhill

A quiet but very pretty wedding was solemnized at St. Raphael's Catholic Church, Blackville, on Wednesday, Sept. 7th at 8:30 o'clock when Rev. S. J. Crumbly, assisted by Rev. Father Ryan, united in marriage, Bartholomew F. Hogan, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Hogan of Derby, and Miss Mary G. Underhill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Underhill of Blackville.

The bride looked very charming in a gown of white satin trimmed with rhinestones and georgette with hat to correspond and carried a white rosary. She was attended by her sister, Mildred, who was gowned in rosewood taffeta with lace trimmings and hat to match. Percy Hogan supported the groom.

After the ceremony the bridal party motored to the home of the bride, where a sumptuous dinner was served to immediate relatives. In the evening the happy party motored to the home of the groom, where supper was served to a host of invited guests.

Mr. and Mrs. Hogan were the recipients of many beautiful and useful presents, consisting of linens, cut-glass, silver and chinaware.

Lucy Agatha Doran and Charles Nicholson Jones

Marriage Announcement - Union Advocate, June 20, 1906

Miss Lucy Agatha Doran of Derby, NB married Charles Nicholson Jones of Newcastle at Red Bank on June 6th with Father Duffy officiating.


Peter Bernard Kelly

News Story - unknown paper and date

Tragic Death Of Peter Kelly

A thirty-two-year-old former Nelson-Miramichi resident Peter Kelly of Williams Lake, B. C. was killed at midnight Saturday, June 21, in a single-car crash.

The victim, only son of Burton Kelly and the former Mildred Underhill of Nelson-Miramichi died after it is believed his car swerved to avoid a collision with a motorcycle.

Mr. Kelly, an employee of the Department of Manpower and Immigration had been transferred in February from Halifax to Williams Lake.

He was born in Chatham March 12, 1943, and graduated from Nelson Rural High School and St. Thomas University in Fredericton in 1966.

He was made a Queen's Scout, the highest achievement in Scouting in 1960 and was awarded his Bushman's Thong at Fredericton in 1961 by Lt. Gov. J. Leonard O'Brien.

He taught school briefly at Miramichi Rural High School, before joining the federal public service in Newcastle.

He was an avid sailing enthusiast, active in various Young Liberal Party Associations, and a former member of the Halifax Little Theatre.

Besides his parents, he is survived by three sisters, (Joan) Mrs. Charles Verge of North Bay, Ont., (Elaine) Mrs. Wally Jimmo of Chatham, and Mrs. Theresa McLauchlan of Kingston, Ont., as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete pending an autopsy. Burial arrangements will be conducted by Maher's funeral home in Chatham, upon arrival of the victim's body later in the week.

News Story - unknown paper and date

Peter Kelly Laid To Rest

The body of the late Peter Kelly who met death in a car crash at Williams Lake, B. C. arrived on Wednesday to rest at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Kelly, Nelson-Miramichi.

The largely-attended funeral and burial were arranged by Maher's Funeral Directors. The service was held on Saturday, June 28 with mass at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church concelebrated by Rev. L. Murphy, Rev. B. M. Broderick, Rev. J. R. King, Rev. J. V. Smith, Rev. V. Donovan and Rev. J. E. Dunn.

The Boy Scouts of Canada representing the Queen Scouts formed a guard of honor at the church.

Pallbearers were Peter Burchill, Frank O'Donnell, Charles Mahoney, David English, Joseph O'Neill and Louis McCarthy. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Friends and relatives attended the funeral from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario and the State of Maine.

The family was consoled by numerous telegrams, spiritual messages, notes of sympathy and floral tributes.


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