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John McGarrigle

John McGarrigle

Born In: Lake Utopia, New Brunswick, Canada
Born: October 25th, 1938

Passed in: St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada
Passed on: March 11th, 2010

McGarrigle, John "Carrol" - Surrounded by his family, at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB on March 11, 2010, Mr. John “Carrol” McGarrigle, husband of Mrs. Marian (McGlinchey) McGarrigle of Pennfield NB. Born at Lake Utopia NB on October 25, 1938, he was the son of the late Richard J. and Lottie L. (Patterson) McGarrigle. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, in addition to his loving wife, Marian, he is survived by children; Laura Lee (David) Carrier and Stephen McGarrigle both of Pennfield, Mark (Elizabeth) McGarrigle and Wendy Sue McGarrigle (Robbie Brideau) both of Fredericton NB, five grandchildren; Spencer, Hannah, Lily, Elias and Alexia, sisters; Chrystal Nickerson of Sherwoord PEI and Hazel (Val) Miles of Utopia NB and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Prior to his retirement, Carrol was employed as a Clerk for CP Rail, Saint John NB, for 32 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who found Lake Utopia to be his favourite place on earth. He enjoyed boating and fishing with his many family and friends. He had a special passion for the outdoors, especially gardening, where he formed special bonds with people who proudly shared the gardens bounty. Carrol was an avid handyman and a jack of all trades who was known as a hard worker. He was a very active member of Christ Church (Anglican), Pennfield NB, and carried out many functions in the church, such as Cemetery Committee, general maintenance and decorator. He was former Vice President of the Eastern Charlotte ATV Club, honorary lifetime member of the Eastern Charlotte Association for Community Living and former President and founder of the Eastern Charlotte Lions Club. Carrol loved his friends and will be remembered for his great sense of humor and all the ways he took joy in helping others every day, no matter what they needed. His greatest joy in life was having family gatherings and spending time with his cherished grandchildren.
Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB with visiting on Saturday from 7-9 pm and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held on Monday at 2 pm from the Christ Church (Anglican), Pennfield NB with Rev. Canon Keith Osborne officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. In Carrol’s memory, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society, The Eastern Charlotte Association for Community Living or to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. (www.stgeorgefh.ca)

 
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