It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that our family announces the death of Michael (Mike) "Fitzy" Jerome Fitzpatrick, age 58 at his home in Tracadie Cross, PEI on Sunday, December 4, 2022. Mike is survived by his devoted and loving Mother, Margaret Fitzpatrick. He was pre-deceased by his father, John B. Fitzpatrick, and sister Elizabeth. Mike is also survived by his loving and dedicated brothers Tom Fitzpatrick (Tanya) and Rob Fitzpatrick (Trina); sisters Theresa Fitzpatrick (Andy Sparling), Pauline (Chip Dickison), Patricia (David Blanchard), and Rose Fitzpatrick (Patrick Hennessey). He will also be missed by many special nieces and nephews, aunts, cousins, and friends.A fun-loving, kind and giving soul, Michael suffered from some personal struggles throughout his life but had great faith and took solace in that. He loved to serve and help others in need. He loved music, animals, playing pool and was the consummate Lifeguard-on-Duty, which he did for many of his younger years. He had special bonds with those he held closest to his heart and shared many special and peaceful times with his mother at the cottage, and at many family gatherings.Visitation will be held at Hennessey Cutcliffe Funeral Home in Charlottetown on Tuesday, December 13th from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, December 14th at St. Bonaventure Church, Tracadie Cross at 10:30 am. Interment in St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church Cemetery to follow.If so desired, donations may be made to Bedford MacDonald House for men or a homeless shelter of your choice.

Today the Lord has called another angel home Frances Vernita Faithfull (nee MacNeill) peacefully passed away with family by her side at the Garden Home on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 one month shy of her 99th birthday. She has left behind son Robert, David (Jeannie), Debra (Sam) MacLeod and Allison (Betty). Also survived by 7 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. She will be remembered to many as Nanny or Aunt Nita.She was predeceased by her husband Bill and sons Kaye, Roger and Gordon.Resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 10th in the funeral home chapel at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in Argyle Shore Cemetery.Visiting hours on Friday from 4 - 7 p.m.If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Upper Room Hospitality Ministry (Food Bank and Soup Kitchen).Online condolences may be made at

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Darlene Ann Aitken November 12, 1962 - December 6, 2022 It is with heavy hearts the family of Darlene Ann Aitken announce her passing which occurred peacefully with family by her side at the Souris Hospital on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. She was aged 60 years of Fortune Bridge, PE. She will be forever loved by her dear mother Marguerite Aitken (Barry Lewis) and deeply missed by her siblings Alan (Lise), Bonnie Townshend (Wayne) and Scott (Kim). Darlene was a caring aunt to Kayley (David), Spencer (Katelyn), Keirann (Kevin), Alexandria (James), Adam (Marla), Kyle (Amber), Katie (Andrew), Isaac (Jessie), Abby and Harris. In addition, she will be lovingly remembered by her uncle Raymond Shaw and numerous grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins. She is also fondly remembered by Shelly (Ian), Darlene, Angela and special roommate Sandra. Predeceased by her father William Aitken, brother Kenneth, beloved grandfather Ernest “Pop” Aitken and special friend Allan Croucher. Resting at Dingwell Funeral Home where visiting hours will take place on Friday, December 9, 2022, from 6-8pm. A private funeral service for family will be held at Dingwell Funeral Home with interment to follow in the Bay Fortune United Church Cemetery. If so desired, donations in memory of Darlene can be made to Muscular Dystrophy Canada or the Bay Fortune United Church Cemetery Fund and are appreciated by the family. Please click on the link below to watch the live-streamed funeral service for Ms. Darlene Ann Aitken: View Memorial

Gallant, Edmond Joseph December 7, 2022 It’s with heavy hearts, that we announce the passing of our father and grandfather, Edmond Joseph Gallant of St. Philippe. God called him home on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. Edmond has reached his heavenly home, after 87 years on earth. We have no doubt that he will be greeted with open arms by family and friends that have gone before him. We wish him a safe and happy return home until we are all reunited again. Edmond always enjoyed good company, a vibrant card game and time well spent with family and friends. Those who knew him appreciated his calm demeanour, his love for animals and his devotion for his family. In recent years, Dad was a resident of Le Chez-nous in Wellington, where he received the best of care. Thanks to all staff members for making Dad part of your family. He loved all staff members at Le Chez-nous and thought the world of them. They made his last years on earth special and enjoyable. Thank-you for looking after Dad in such a loving and caring way! A special thank you as well to the Doctors and Nurses of PCH for their excellent care provided to Dad during his last weeks on earth. We sure hope heaven is ready for his arrival with farm like scenes, horses, cows, card games and lots of music. This earth’s loss is definitely Heaven’s gain. Edmond was a farmer and bus driver by trade and a father and husband by choice. He raised, with his wife of 63 years, Eveline, a family of seven children: Leonce (Pam) Gallant, St. Philippe, Gerard Gallant, St. Philippe, Eldon (Lori) Gallant, Hunter River, Amand (Sandra) Gallant, St. Philippe, Joe Gallant, St. Philippe, Leonie (Gilles) Arsenault, Abram’s Village and Leonel Gallant, Edmonton, AB. His devotion to his family and friends was next to none. We will miss his welcoming smile, his voice of reason and his funny stories. This father and grandfather truly valued the time spent with his 7 children, his 10 grandchildren and his 9 great grandchildren. They were all very special to him. He enjoyed their company as much as they enjoyed his. Christmas time will be different now as Dad enjoyed this time of year where all would gather at the farmhouse to enjoy each other’s company and of course, a delicious meal. Edmond grew up on the family farm in St. Philippe with his parents: Joe and Lumina Gallant and his siblings: Deacon Cyrus Gallant, Andrew (Marielle) Gallant, Norma (Albert) Arsenault, and Jeannette (Gordon) Farrell. During his lifetime on earth, Edmond always practiced his Catholic faith by attending Church in his home parish of St. Philippe & St. Jacques where he was an active member of the church choir for numerous years. The memories of his singing voice will last a lifetime in our community. We invite everyone to join our family for a time of remembrance and appreciation of Dad’s life on Friday, December 9, 2022 with visiting hours from 6 to 9 pm at the Evangeline Funeral Home., 900, Rte 124, Wellington, PE. A Catholic celebration funeral will be held in his honour on December 10, 2022 at St. Philippe & St. Jacques Church, Egmont Bay at 11:00 am. After his funeral mass, Dad will be laid to rest in the parish cemetery. Dad/Pépé may you rest in peace and may you keep watching over us like you always did and keep a special eye on Mom as she continues her journey here on earth with us waiting to be reunited with you, the angels and saints in your new heavenly home. Love and miss you, Eveline, Leonce, Gerard, Eldon, Amand, Joe, Leonie and Leonel. If you would like to send a message of condolence to the family, send an email to or click on the link ‘’Online Condolence’’ below. Donations in Edmond’s memory can be made to the PEI Diabetes’ Association or a charity of your choice. Online Condolences Thank you for your sentiments. Condolences will be printed and given to the family. Online condolences are sent to the funeral home where they are printed and given to the family. * indicates Mandatory Field Your Name*: Condolence*:

Sauve, Ruth Eva November 28, 2022 It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mom Ruth Abbott Sauve on November 28th, 2022 at the age of 91. She passed peacefully in her sleep at the Prince County Hospital, Summerside, PEI with her family by her side. Beloved daughter of the late Annette Dubois Abbott and William Abbott. Ruth was predeceased by her husband Ronald, her daughter Debbie and brother Roy Abbott. Survived by her sister Viola Abbott Wilson, daughters Joanne (Dave), Kim (Joe) and son Danny. She also leaves behind 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Funeral services followed by a reception for Ruth and Ronald will be held at a later date at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on St. Laurent Blvd. Ottawa Ontario. If you would like to send a condolence to his family, please click online condolence below or send an email directly to Online Condolences Thank you for your sentiments. Condolences will be printed and given to the family. Online condolences are sent to the funeral home where they are printed and given to the family. * indicates Mandatory Field Your Name*: Condolence*:

Obituary of Katherine Lillian MittonKatherine “Kathy” Lillian Mitton (nee Ford) passed away peacefully at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Monday, November 28, 2022 at the age of 79 years.Beloved wife of Harold “Hal” Mitton for 58 years. Dear mother of Dr. Gregory A. Mitton (Natalie), Stephen W. Mitton (Julie) and Robert K. Mitton. Nana of Darien, Shaul, Taylor, Kail, Jacob and Brier. Sister of Rosalie Grigg and Joy Palmer (David). Sister-in-law of Annie Riley (James), Lawrence Mitton (Phyllis), Alex Mitton (Shirley) and June Mitton. Predeceased by her brothers-in-law George Chase, Kenneth Mitton, Winston Grigg and by her sister-in-law Bernice DeRoches (Dolor).Katherine trained and worked in the Provincial Lab in Charlottetown, PE, Fredericton, NB and Saint John, NB. She taught Medical Technology in Saint John, NB and was one of the first employees at the Atlantic Vet College in Charlottetown where she worked for 20 years managing the Anatomy and Physiology Suite and Diagnostic Suite and she was also the Radiation Safety Officer for the University of Prince Edward Island.Resting at Hillsboro Funeral Home, Stratford from where the funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 11:00 am.  Interment in Sherwood Cemetery. A public visitation will be held on Friday, December 2, 2022 from 4-7 pm.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Stroke Unit.

At the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the passing of Yanjie Mu age 48, occurred on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Private services took place. Online condolences may be made through the Funeral Home website at

Margaret Louise McCormack January 30, 1939 - November 28, 2022 Peacefully at the Colville Manor in Souris on Monday, November 28, 2022, the death occurred of Margaret Louise McCormack (nee Quinn). Born to the late Arthur and Grace Quinn on January 30, 1939, she was aged 83 years and formerly of St. Charles, PE. Louise will be forever loved by her daughter Sharyn (Billy) and also remembered as a most caring and loving grandmother to Heather (Daniel), Dana (Andy), Lalah and Deseray. She was also a great gram to Theo. Predeceased by her beloved husband Lee, son Steven, and brothers Art, Pat and Bob. The family would like to acknowledge the exceptional care given to Louise during her time at the manor. The kindness and compassion shown to her by all the nursing and supporting staff will always be remembered. By personal request, there will be no visiting hours or funeral mass. A graveside service for family and friends will be held in the St. Charles Roman Catholic Cemetery at a later date. If so desired, donations in memory of Louise can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of PEI or the St. Charles Cemetery Fund. View Memorial

MURPHY, Marton Felix December 30, 1935 - Summerside, Prince Edward Island November 20, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta  Marton Murphy of Calgary, AB passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2022  at the age of 86  years.Marton is survived by his wife Connie to whom he was married for over 50 years. He is also survived by two nephews and a niece. Daniel Murphy and his children James Murphy and Madison Murphy of PEI, Joseph Murphy of Blaine Lake, SK and Melinda Murphy (Sean Sweeney) and their children Emily, John & Kate Sweeney of Saskatoon, SK. Marton was predeceased by his parents Dan and Lena Murphy of Freetown, PEI and his brother Dr. James (Jim) Murphy. Marton was born in Summerside, PEI on December 30, 1935 and received his education at Norboro School, Kinkora High School, and Prince of Wales College in Charlottetown, PEI. He moved to Calgary, AB in 1955 and started immediately in the oil industry. Marton was active in politics throughout his life and drew up the charter for the Triple E Senate as well as assisted Stan Waters to become the first elected Senator in Canada in 1988. He helped form the Reform Party of Canada as one of the original twelve. Marton was a strong supporter and a friend of numerous Mayors, Premiers and Prime Ministers over the years across CanadaMarton was Founder and President of the Murco Group of Companies across Canada and the United States, including Ace Industries Int'l Corp., Murphy Equipment Intl Inc., Murphy Drilling Ltd., Nation Wide Transportation Ltd, M. Murphy Travel Associates Inc., Nationwide Resources Inc., and Mountain View Engineering and Environmental Inc. Marton’s business goal was to create jobs; money was merely a fortunate by-product, especially for the beneficiaries of his philanthropic causes. Marton’s many causes included supporting Easter Seals and Camp Horizon for over 50 years as well as Camp Bonaventure. He also supported Crohns and Colitis of Canada, Juvenile Diabetes Research, Dreams Take Flight, SPCA, the YMCA, Women's Shelter, Calgary Handi-Bus, Calgary Senior's Resource Society, Mustard Seed to feed the homeless, Heart and Stroke Research, Salvation Army, IODE, Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre, Camp Kindle, Kid's Cancer Care, and the Children's Wish Foundation. Marton gave generously of himself and his money throughout his life, which he learned from his mother Lena, a community nurse. Marton's motto became "never retire", he urged everyone to stay active and to devote their time to others, as was expressed by Marton in his biography. Johnny Hopkins, a noted journalist, wrote in The Calgary Herald, "Alberta would be a much better place if there were more people like Marton Murphy". Marton's family and friends remember him as a typical Irishman for his sage advice, witty sense of humor, moreover, great enjoyment of life. His favorite advice to all was "Take it Easy", in other words, be calm, be prepared, think it through, know what you have to do and the problem will yield to intelligence and hard work. He was a wonderful storyteller.Marton was a lifelong, member of Knights of Columbus, Royal Canadian Legion and Eagles Club. He also spent over 50 years working and fundraising for the physically challenged as well as a dozen other churches and charities throughout Alberta and across Canada. For nearly 50 years, Marton was one of the key people with the Islanders Club in Calgary.Marton was a great lover of the outdoors, horses in particular; spending over 70 years associated with horses and owned Arabian riding and Standardbred stables. Marton never believed in breaking a horse's spirit, instead training the horse to like the people around him.Marton was an avid golfer, downhill/cross country snow skier and water skier. Marton spent a large part of his life in the outdoors hiking, fishing, and travelling. Over the course of 80 years, Marton travelled the world for both business and pleasure, most often accompanied by his wife Connie. In the summer, he and Connie would spend time boating or RV’ing across Western Canada, in particular Banff National Park, where he had a lifelong love of the Rocky Mountains. For several decades, Marton kept a house in Arizona where he would spend the winters golfing with Connie at the Apache Wells Golf Course, commuting back and forth to Calgary. Marton and Connie loved to dance and over the years hosted hundreds of parties in Calgary and Arizona for their many friends, relatives and business associates.There will be no visitation on PEI at Marton's request. Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. James Church, Summerfield on Thursday, December 1 at 10:30 a.m. with burial in the Church cemetery following the funeral mass. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the St. James Church Cemetery fund or the charity of the donor’s choice.Arrangements on PEI entrusted to Lawless Funeral Home, Kinkora. 

At the King County Memorial Hospital, on Monday, November 28, 2022 the passing of Richard Saroles Jackson, beloved husband of the late Joan Jackson (nee Pyke), age 91 of Montague occurred. Born November 12, 1931, in Buffalo, New York. Son of the late Alex and Helen (Hewitt) Jackson. Loving father of Judy (Sandy) Johnston, JoAnn (Vince) Loughran, Marjorie ( Dale Mossman) Jackson and Donna Jackson.Cherished grandfather of Nicholas Johnston, Troy Ross, Raymond (Carrie Lawlor) Acorn, Jamie (Kara) Acorn, Melissa (Chad) Benz, Jessi MacFarlane, Matthew (Dineaka) MacFarlane, Brendon MacLeod, Sarah Rose MacLeod, Susie Firth; 16 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren.Also survived by brothers, Jimmy Jackson, George ( Josephine) Jackson, Tommy (Debbie) Jackson; sister Hilda (Nick) Dragistic; sister-in-laws Margo Jackson, Clara Pyke; and numerous nieces and nephews.Predeceased by son Ricky Jackson; grandchildren Jason Hounsell and Jolee Acorn; brothers Edward Jackson, Billy Jackson, Junior Jackson, Joe Jackson; sisters Helen Perrot, Lucille Morrison, Rita Robertson, Gert Bradley; brother-in-laws Ed Perrot, Don Robertson, Leroy Pyke; and sister-in-laws Julie Jackson and Yvonne Jackman.Resting at Ferguson Logan Montague Funeral Home with visiting on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Funeral Service to be held on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 1:00 pm, in the Funeral Home Chapel with live streaming. Interment to follow in the Community Park Cemetery.Online condolences made be made through the Funeral Home website at www.fergusonlogan.comDonations to the Q.E.H. Dialysis Unit would be appreciated.