Brian Rees Campbell
Sackville, N.B. – It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Brian Campbell on Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Calgary, AB. Brian passed away unexpectedly, following a brief illness, at the age of 37.
Born in Moncton, N.B. on April 10, 1981, Brian was the son of Barbara (Rees-potter) Campbell and the late William Ronald Campbell.
Brian attended local schools in Sackville, N.B. Upon graduation from Tantramar Regional High School, Brian first attended Bishop’s University and then transferred to Mount Allison University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics in 2005. After graduating from MTA, Brian headed west to Alberta where he worked for several years in the oil and gas industry. Brian held a number of management positions and worked on many significant pipeline projects at Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Fluor Corporation and Enbridge Pipelines Inc.
In 2013 Brian returned to the East Coast to attend law school in Fredericton. He was a summer law clerk at Cox & Palmer in Saint John in 2016 and he obtained his MBA and his Law Degree from the University of New Brunswick in 2017. After he graduated from law school, Brian returned to Alberta where he articled with Stikeman Elliott in Calgary. After being admitted to the Alberta Bar in September 2018, he joined Stikeman Elliott as an Associate Lawyer.
In recent years, Brian was involved with the family business, Campbell’s Funeral Home in Sackville. He was extremely proud of his family history in the community and his New Brunswick heritage.
Mild-mannered, even-keeled, kind and funny, Brian had a positive impact on everyone he met. His strength of character, perseverance and quiet in- telligence were an inspiration to his family, many friends and colleagues. Brian loved cats, in particular, Rosie and a crazy Bengal named Audrey Catburn. Following in his father’s footsteps, Brian had a passion for old vehicles, including restoring vintage Corvettes.
Brian will be deeply missed by his mother, Barbara (Rees-potter) Campbell; his sister, Erin Morgan Campbell; his niece, Avery Rees Campbell, all of Sackville; his girlfriend, Caroline Mcavity, Saint John, N.B.; his Aunt, Mary Campbell, Riverview, NB; his Uncle, David (Carolyn) Rees-potter, Perth,
ON; his Godmother, Susan Jenkins (Beverly Smith), Rexton, NB; several cousins and other extended family in the Maritimes, England and Australia, as well as by many great friends across the country.
Brian was pre-deceased by his father, William Ronald Campbell in 2000, as well as by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
Arrangements are being handled by the family business he loved, Campbell’s Funeral Home, 89 Bridge Street, Sackville, N.B. (506) 364-8188. A celebration of Brian’s life will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Mount Allison University Chapel, 63B York Street, Sackville. During the service there will be an opportunity for individuals to share memories and words of gratitude for Brian’s life. A reception will follow at Tweedie Hall, located in the Wallace Mccain Student Centre.
If so desired, donations in memory of Brian may be made to the Campbell Carriage Factory Museum (through the Tantramar Heritage Trust Inc.) or to the charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be forwarded to the family through the website www.campbellsfuneralhome.com or by visiting the funeral home Facebook page.
It is with deep sadness but peace of heart, that the family of Alice M. Bembridge announces her passing on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Drew Nursing Home. Alice passed away peacefully, at the age of 106.
Born on June 19, 1912, at home on Brooklyn Road in Westmorland County, she was the daughter of the late Amasa and Dormer (Oulton) Hicks.
Alice will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Betty Hutchinson of New Maryland, N.B.; her son, Donald (Deanna) Bembridge of Amherst, N.S.; her four grandchildren, Gwen (Garth)
Don’s family sadly announces his passing at the Sackville Memorial Hospital on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the age of 92.
Born on April 18, 1926 in Sackville, N.B., he was the son of the late Courtney and Vi (Cole) Estabrooks.
Don graduated in 1945 from Mount Allison Academy (University) and then joined Atlantic Wholesalers (Eastern Hay & Feed) where he served in a number of positions, retiring as Vice President of Wholesale Operations in 1986. He was a member of the Sackville School Board, Treasurer of the Sackville Curling Club for several years, as well as Past President of the Kinsmen and K40 Clubs.
Only taking up golf upon retirement, he scored three holes-in-one in a two-year period. Don and Pat enjoyed his retirement years wintering in Largo, Florida and spending summers at the cottage in Murray Corner. He was Treasurer for eight years of the 19 years at Gulf
Age 80, resident of
Victoria Manor, Amherst. passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 7th, 2018 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan while surrounded by her loving family. Born in Windsor N.S., she was the daughter of the late Peter and Eleanor (Pope) Mill. She truly enjoyed her family at Victoria Manor where she resided for nine years. Gayle loved spending time with family and friends, especially celebrating birthdays as well as Christmas gatherings. In her younger years, Gayle was employed with the Maritime Pants factory, Amherst until she took on