Beatrice Jane Beer Harbron (1941)
On January 27, 2012 Beatrice Jane Beer Harbron passed away, aged 95. A service was held February 18, at Lakehead Baptist Church in Thunder Bay. Beatrice’s daughter, Pat Hutton Harbron, says, “She loved her school and loved it that I chose to go there too, 25 years after her.”
Byron Ng (BRE 2005)
Pastor Byron Ng passed away on February 3, 2012. He served in the Logos Baptist Church (Milliken, Ontario) until 2010. After developing cancer in 2007 Byron continued to fight until, during a surgery on his lungs and was not able to recover. He is survived by his wife Kitty.
Edward (Ted) N. Simmons (BTh 1962)
Ted passed away December 16, 2011 in Hamilton, Ontario after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers Disease. He was 82 years old. Ted was pastor of Associated Gospel Churches in Bloomington and Hamilton and in 1966 became a Provincial Probation and Parole Officer. He was a Trustee on the Hamilton Board of Education from 1970-1980 and Chairman in 1975. He also served on the Board of the Children’s Aid Society in Hamilton. He was an active member of Philpott Memorial Church in Hamilton where a memorial service was held. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Ruth (1957), sons Mark (Sophie), Tim (Kyoung Ju), daughters Elizabeth (Arnd) and Lois (Joe) and 7 grandchildren.
Mary Elaine Nickerson (BRE 1961)
Mary Elaine was born on September 26, 1931 in Shag Harbour, NS. She was the daughter of the late J. Mitchell and Marguerite (Kendrick) Larkin. She taught school for 25 years, 21 of which were spent in Barrington Municipality in Nova Scotia. She was an active member of the United Baptist Stone Church, Clark’s Harbour and a faithful member of the Women’s Missionary Society where she was actively involved for many years. She was on the Shelburne W.M.S. Association where she served as both president and secretary-treasurer. She was a member of Chapel Hill Historical Society, Shag Harbour. Elaine passed on January 31, 2012 at the Roseway Hospital, Shelburne.
Robert Clement (1972)
On May 16, Robert Clement passed away at Palomar Hospital in Ramona, California. He served in Ramona as a Pastor at Hope Vineyard Christian Fellowship. Clement and his late wife, Jean, served 15 years in the global ship ministry Operation Mobilization. Clement coordinated port entry into countries all over the world to distribute Christian books in a variety of languages. Jean Clement, a Barnett Elementary School teacher, died in 2005. Robert is survived by his two adult children, Donald and Hanna.