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Brian McNamara

Brian McNamara

Lieu de naissance : New Prospect, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada

Lieu de décès : Miramichi, Nouveau Brunswick, Canada
Date de décès : 7 septembre 2010

The death of Brian Vincent McNamara of 516 Hillside Drive, Miramichi, NB, occurred at the Miramichi Senior Citizen Home on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 following a lengthy illness. He was born in New Prospect, Nova Scotia in 1923, the eldest son of the late Vincent and Margaret (McAleese) McNamara and was a life long resident of Miramichi. Following service in the Royal Canadian Navy during WWII as a Telegraphist on the Corvette HMCS Snowberry, Brian was employed by several lumber companies before entering the Public Service of Canada at the Renous Ammunition Depot, followed by employment at the Miramichi Manpower and Employment Branch, retiring after more than thirty-five years of service. He was active in Community and Church affairs, holding various executive positions on the Newcastle Library Board, Branch # 10 Royal Canadian Legion and the Miramichi Senior Citizen's Friendship Club. He was a faithful member of St. Mary's Senior Choir for many years. He enjoyed sports, and in his earlier years was a member of the Chatham Head Tigers Baseball team. In his later years he still enjoyed bowling, skating and snowmobile. Brian was predeceased by wife Margaret (Peggy) Jeffery in 2004 and his brother Donald. Brian is survived by one daughter: Marsha McNamara of Miramichi, NB, two grandsons Matthew and Daniel (Wanda) and great granddaughter Hope, two granddaughters Harmony and Brianna and great grandson Franky; two brothers: Bill (Mae) of Miramichi, NB and Keith of Victoria, BC; three sisters: Lois Lee, June Bowes and Carol Mitchell (Mike) all of Miramichi, NB as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Bell's Funeral Home on Thursday evening only from 7 to 9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church on Friday at 11 AM with Father Tom Fowler officiating. Burial will take place in the Miramichi Cemetery. In Brian's memory a donation may be made to the Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick or a memorial ones choice. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Bell's Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB Telephone 622-3600


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