Tributes

Lorne G. Smith

1920 - 2011
Peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit of the Prince Edward Home on Monday, January 17, 2011 of Mr. Lorne G. Smith of Charlottetown age 90 years.

Beloved husband of Eleanor (nee Byrne) and dear father of Don J. Smith of Yellowknife, Aletha Smith of Charlottetown, Gerald (Dianne) Smith of Belle River and Robert Smith of Ottawa. He is also lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Jeela, Dawn and Jennifer Smith, Jonathan Green, Daniel and Thomas Buchanan Smith, his brother Thomas “Goldie” (Georgette) Smith and sister-in-law Freda Smith. He was predeceased by his brother Oliver Smith and his sister Doris Walker.

Resting at the Hennessey Funeral Home until 9:45 on Wednesday morning, then transferred to St. Pius X Church for funeral mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment will take place later in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown. There will be no visiting hours by personal request. Members of Charlottetown Branch#1 of the Royal Canadian Legion are asked to gather at the funeral home for a veterans tribute service on Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Prince Edward Home. On-line condolences may be made at www.islandowned.ca.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #1 Charlottetown will conduct a Veteran's Tribute Service at the Hennessey Funeral Home at 6:45PM on Tuesday 18 Jan 2011.

Earl Harold Spinner

1919 - 2008
Suddenly at his late residence on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 of Mr. Earl H. Spinner of 501 Queen Street, Charlottetown and formerly of Sydney, Nova Scotia age 89 years. Beloved husband of the late Thelma (nee Doucette) Spinner. Brother-in-Law of Edgar (Enid) Doucette of Charlottetown and Teresa Babin of Ontario. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Resting at the Hennessey Funeral Home where the funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in the family plot in the Roman Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the C.N.I.B. 

Visiting hours at the funeral home on Friday evening 7 – 9 p.m. 

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #1 Charlottetown will conduct a Veteran’s Tribute Service at the funeral home at 6:45PM on Friday 18 July 2008.

Members of the Charlottetown Lions Club will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Friday evening at 9 p.m. 

On-line condolences may be made at www.islandowned.ca 

Sterling A. Squarebriggs

1926 - 2014
Age 88, of Andrews of Stratford, formerly from Westview Drive, Charlottetown, devoted husband of the late Glady (Doyle) Squarebriggs, the death occurred on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Charlottetown.
Born in 1926, Stirling was the son of the late Daniel and Edna (Mulane) Squarebriggs. Stirling was a veteran of Second World War.
He is survived by his loving children, John (Jane) of Kingston, ON, Allan (Kathie) of Berwick, N.S., Robert (Mary Ellen) of Miramichi, N.B., Cathy (Kevin) White, of Falmouth, N.S., Nora (Rick) Nelson of Stratford, P.E.I.; son-in-law, Wayne Foy of Truro, N.S.; cherished grandchildren, Meghan, Adam, Samantha, Amanda, Meagan, Ben, Carrie and cherished great-grandchildren, Octavia, Wylie, Neva, Hailey, Spencer and Ethan; numerous nieces and nephews.
Stirling was predeceased by his wife, Glady; daughter, Cindy Foy and an infant daughter; brothers, Reginald, Austin; sisters, Nora Squarebriggs and Edith Hornick.
Resting at Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home, 33 Longworth Ave, Charlottetown, P.E.I., with visiting hours on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service to be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 3:30 p.m., from Spring Park United Church, Charlottetown. Interment to take place in People's Cemetery, Charlottetown.
Online condolences, Cancer Society, Kidney Foundation donations or choice, may be made to www.fergusonlogan.com. Ferguson Logan Montague Funeral Home entrusted with the Funeral.
Royal Canadian Legion will hold a Tribute Service for their fallen comrade, Stirling Squarebriggs, on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 6:45 p.m. at the funeral home. St. John's #1 Masonic Lodge will hold a service on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
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Clifton Elmer Stewart

1919 - 2011
At his home on Friday, May 13, 2011 of Clifton Elmer Stewart of Sherwood, age 91 years.  Dear father of J. Thomas Stewart (Bonnie), William D. Stewart (Donna Keith ), Donna M. Stewart and Katheryne E. Stewart (Geoff Small).  Loving grandfather of eight grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his wife Hilda Stewart (nee Jewell), by his parents Cecil J. and Leila (Cruwys) Stewart, by his brothers Errol Stewart and Wylie Stewart.  Resting at Belvedere Funeral Home from where the funeral will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.  Interment in Sherwood Cemetery.  Visitation Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Memorial donations may be made to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. 

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #1 Charlottetown will conduct a Veteran's Tribute Service at the Belvedere Funeral Home at 6:45PM on Tuesday 17 May 2011.
 

Gordon W. Stewart

1913 - 2013
Gordon W. Stewart, Veteran of World War II

Peacefully at Whisperwood Villa on Friday, May 10, 2013 of Gordon Wallace Stewart of Charlottetown, age 99 years, veteran of World War II. Beloved husband for 72 years of Lucy Marguerite (Cudmore) Stewart. Loving father of Pamela (Peter Ladell) and Robert (Elizabeth) Stewart. Bappi to Jennifer (Michael) McKay, Catherine (David) Hudson, Erica, Mark and Adam Stewart and 6 great-grandchildren. Son of the late Wallace and Edith (Large) Stewart and brother of the late Louis and Jean. 

Resting at MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel. Funeral Friday from the Kirk of St. James at 10 a.m. Interment in Sherwood Cemetery. Family flowers only, however if so desired, memorials to the Kirk of St. James would be appreciated. Visiting hours Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. Online condolences may be made at www.macleanfh.com

John Malcolm Stewart

2014
The death occurred at his home with family and friends by his side on December 5, 2014 of John Malcolm Stewart of Caledonia. Age 83. 
Beloved husband of 65 years to Ella Langille (Tattrie). Loving father of Malcolm (Lynda) Paris, Ontario, Wanda (Kevin) Curley Brooklyn PEI, John (Diane) Charolottetown, and Cathy (Charles) Kirk Ponoka, Alberta. Predeceased by daughter Sandra; sister Mary Lamphier; nephew Eddie Lamphier; parents John S. and Helen (McCarthy) Stewart. Remembered by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, & many nieces and nephews.
John was a veteran of the Korean War and member of the Canadian armed Forces (RCAMC). 
Resting at Southern Kings & Queens Funeral Home, Murray River, for visitation on Monday, December 8 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service from the Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, December 9 at 2pm. A Legion service will be held on Monday at 6:45pm. A Masonic service on Monday evening at 9pm. Interment in CaledoniaCemetery. 
Donations gratefully accepted to Hillcrest United Church general fund, Caledonia Cemetery or Montague Legion #8 Poppy Fund.

John Nicholas Thistle

1922 - 2015
Peacefully at the Atlantic Baptist Home on Sunday, August 2, 2015 of John N. Thistle of Charlottetown, age 92 years.
Beloved husband of the late Evelyn (Griffin) Thistle and dear father of Margaret Anne (Allie) Wooldridge, Mary Ellen (Ron) MacDonald, Myles (Leah) Thistle and John Jr. (Deceased) (Cindy). Loving Grampy of 13 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Brother of Mary Long (Jack deceased), Celia “Sis” (Junior) Dowling, Joe (Sylvia) Thistle and Mark (Betty) Thistle. John was also predeceased by his his parents, James and Melina (Arsenault) Thistle, brother, Claude, and sister, Lillian.
Resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home until Wednesday, then transferred to St. Dunstan’s Basilica for funeral mass at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Charlottetown Branch #1 of the Royal Canadian Legion will hold a Veteran’s Tribute Service at the funeral home on Tuesday at 6:45 p.m.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation or a charity of choice.
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Joseph R Thistle

1931 - 2018
Peacefully surrounded by his family at the PEI Atlantic Baptist Home on Monday, June 18, 2018 of Joseph R. "Joe" Thistle of Charlottetown age 87 years. Dear father of Betty (Allison dec.) McNally, Judy (Ted) Lawlor, Debbie (Alan) Thompson, Robert (Lorna) and Rick (Janice). Loving Grampy Joe to Wayde, Randy, and David McNally, Craig and Brad Lawlor, Curtis and Keith Thompson, Justin, Brent and Kyle Thistle, Trevor Thistle and Emily Baker and great grampy to 20 great grandchildren. Brother of Mary Long (Jack dec.), Cecelia "Sis" (Jr. dec.) Dowling, Mark (Betty) Thistle and brother-in-law of Virginia Thistle and Mary Chandler. Joe was also predeceased by his siblings, John (Evelyn), Lillian (Luke) and Claude. Resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home until Thursday, then transferred to St. Dunstan’s Basilica for funeral mass at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Members of the Knights of Columbus will hold a prayer service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. and members of the Charlottetown Branch #1 of the Royal Canadian Legion will hold a tribute service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 7 p.m. If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Provincial Palliative Care Centre or a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made at www.islandowned.ca. 

Lt. Col. Charles Dugald Thomas

2014
Peacefully and surrounded by his family and friends at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Monday, January 27, 2014, of Lt. Col. (Ret'd) Charles Thomas of Stratford, age 59 years.
Beloved husband of Debbie Thomas (nee Martin) and loving father of Michael Thomas (Nancy) and Laurie Brehaut (Ryan). Charles is also survived by his beloved grandchildren - Noah, Reeve and Charley Grace Brehaut; siblings - Albert Thomas (Theresa), Mary Thomas, Cathy Doyle (Barry), Scott Thomas, Frances Ford (Wayne); mother-in-law, Lucinda (Dickie) Martin; and brothers-in-law, Barry Martin (Sharleen), Clayton Martin (Sherry), Donald Martin (Lorraine Buell).
He was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Lorraine Thomas and father-in-law, Lloyd Martin.
Resting at Hillsboro Funeral Home, 2 Hollis Ave., Stratford, for visitation on Thursday, January 30, 4-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Queen Charlotte Armouries on Friday, January 31 at 5 p.m. Interment will be later in West Covehead United Church Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to QEH Cancer Treatment Centre or Friends of the Regiment would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be made to hillsborofuneral@eastlink.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Hillsboro Funeral Home.
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John James (Johnny) Thompson

1924 - 2017
Veteran of WW ll
 
John James 'Johnny' Thompson, age 93 of Sherwood, originally St Peter's Bay, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 7th, with his family by his side. 

He was a proud veteran of World War ll and a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Charlottetown. He was a member of the Royal Regina Rifles, 7th Brigade, 3rd Division. 

After returning to the Island, he married and began working with the PEI Department of Highways, where he retired as Kings County Engineer in 1984. 

Johnny was a volunteer and a participant in local activities including the Speed skating Association of PEI, St. John’s Ambulance, and the local hockey scene; he spent endless hours supporting his children in their activities. He was an avid horseman, a respected member of the PEI harness racing community for 45 years. He loved being at the track. He also loved to fish, hunt, travel and enjoyed camping vacations with family. 

He is survived by his wife Marie (nee O'Brien), sons Alan (Laurie) and Brian (Janice), daughters Anne (Duncan), Jane (Ned) and Sheila (John), grandchildren Josh, Duncan, Sean, Andrew, Sarah, Anne Marie, Molly, Isabella and Oliver, as well as his sister Mary Jay. 

Born April 8,1924, he was the son of the late Harry and Veronica Thompson. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Henry, Harold, Jerome, Wilfred, and Joseph. 

Johnny touched many lives in the course of his life; he loved his family immeasurably, he lived every day, and he will be greatly missed. 

Resting at Belvedere Funeral Home, visitation will be Sunday, November 12,2017 from 4-7 p.m. Funeral mass will be at St. Pius X Church at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 13th. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Charlottetown Branch#1 of the Royal Canadian Legion. The Legion will hold a Service of Remembrance at the funeral home on Sunday at 3:45 p.m. Condolences may be sent to www.belvederefh.com