James LeMesurier


Monday, May 19, 2003
No Company Name Given
New Brunswick, Canada

Funeral Service

12:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
St. Paul's Anglican Church
Rothesay, New Brunswick, Canada

Obituary of James Matthews LeMesurier

The death of James Matthews LeMesurier, of Rothesay, NB, beloved husband of Marion (Farquhar) LeMesurier, occurred on Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Quebec City, Quebec in 1924, he was the son of the late Sydney and Grace (Matthews) LeMesurier. Jim grew up and attended schools in the Montreal area. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the R.C.N.V.R, sailing on the corvette HMCS Kamsack, on convoy duties in the North Atlantic. After the War he served with the Royal Montreal Regiment Reserve, and retired with the rank of Captain in 1956 and moved to New Brunswick in 1957. He was a manufacturers' agent and was President of H. G. Rogers Ltd. for over 36 years , operating throughout the Maritime Provinces. Jim was a member of St. Paul's (Valley) Anglican Church, active member of the Byng Boy's Club and the Westfield Golf and Country Club. He was one of the pioneers of downhill skiing in the Saint John area, taught many others to ski at Hammond River, Rockwood Park and Mt. Douglas and started the Nancy Greene children's program in the area. Jim was an avid golfer and enjoyed bowling in recent years. Besides his wife, he is survived by sons, James F. and his wife Holly and their children, Anne and Ross of Saint John, W. Andrew and his wife Linda and their children, Emily and David of Rothesay and John G. and his wife Kelly and their children, Garnet and Colin of Hampton, special cousin John Glen of Savannah, Georgia and several nephews, nieces and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother J. Garnet LeMesurier. Resting at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506)634-7424, visiting will take place on Monday May 19, 2003 between 2-4 and 7-9 p.m... A Memorial service will be celebrated at St. Paul's (Valley) Anglican Church, Saint John on Tuesday, May 20, 2003 at 11:00 a.m.. A private family interment will take place at Fernhill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated.
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