Most Worshipful Brother
Carr Ward Graham
Passed to the Celestial Lodge above Monday, May 2, 2005
Funeral Friday May 6, 2005 2:00pm Tuttles Memorial Chapel, Lutz Street Moncton
Visiting Hours Thursday May 5, 2005, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Eastern Star Memorial Service 6:30 pm Thursday May 5, 2005
Masonic Memorial Service 6:45 pm Thursday May 5, 2005
Carr Ward Graham 1935 - 2005 Carr W. Graham, 69, of Moncton, passed away at The Moncton Hospital in Moncton on Monday, May 2, 2005. Born in Kouchibouguac, NB, he was the son of the late James C. and Mary Elizabeth (MacDonald) Graham. Carr was a retired technician with C.N.T.
He was a member of the Craft Lodge, he proceeded through the offices to Worshipful Master and later became a permanent member of the Keltic Degree Team. Past Grand Master of Grand Lodge of New Brunswick as well as offices held were, Senior Grand Warden, District Deputy Grand Master (Dist. 2), Deputy Grand Master of New Brunswick, Grand Master of New Brunswick, Grand Representative of State of Georgia, Honourary member of Grand Lodge of Prince Edward Island, Philip Drader Coronation Chapter Order of the Demolay Advisary Board, honourary member of the Canadian Supreme Council Order of Demolay where he served in various offices. Scottish Rite of Canada, Moncton Lodge of Perfection, Britton Chapter Rose Croix and New Brunswick Consistory. Thrice Puissant Grand Master, Commander In-Chief, General Britton Chapter Rose Croix, Director of the 13th degree Team, Coronated Honourary Inspector General 33 degree. He also had the reunion of the Moncton Lodge of Perfection named after him in 1999. Royal Order of Scotland, received and promoted, installed Third Provincial Steward and Provincial Grand MasterElect. Luxor Shrine Temple (Valley of Moncton) and was the First Vice President of Past Masters Unit, President of Past Members Unit and President of the Moncton Shrine Club
A member of the Order of the Eastern Star, being invited to the Order in 1985. He held the position of Worthy Patron & Grand Representative of the St. Andrew Chapter, Grand Representative of State of Georgia in New Brunswick. In the Grand Chapter of New Brunswick he was the Past Worthy Grand Patron. He held honourary membership of the Winston Churchill, Bathurst, Fidelity and Westville Chapters and the Grand Chapter of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Currently held the position as General Grand Chapter Committee Member of Scottish Rite Learning Centers. Being the Installing Officer, he assisted in installation work of the subordinate Chapters, also Associated Patrons and Worthy Patrons Initiatary Work.
He is survived by wife, Natalie (O'Brien) Graham; daughter, Jodie King of Antigonish, NS; grandsons, David and Jason King of Inuvik; sisters, Margaret Mckay of Fredericton, Greta Wiggins of Saint John, Madeline Graham, Phyllis Perry (Arnold), Faye Wilson (Harold) all of Moncton, Gay Hunter of Fredericton; a sister-in-law, Louise Graham of Quispamsis; brother, Miles Graham (Paula) of Moncton and by several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by son-in-law, Clifford King and by a brother, Allison Graham.
Visitation is at Tuttle Brothers Funeral Home, Lutz St. Moncton on Thursday, May 5, 2005 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. The Funeral Service will be held from Tuttle Brothers Memorial Chapel on Friday, May 6, 2005 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Martin Kreplin officiating.
The Order of Eastern Star will be conducting an Eastern Star service at Tuttle Brothers Funeral Home on Thursday at 6:30 pm, followed by a Masonic Memorial Service at 6:45 pm. Interment will be in Kouchibouguac Presbyterian Cemetery at a later date.
Donations in Carr's memory made to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital Foundation, Masonic Housing Charities or to Shriners Hospital Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Tuttle Bros. Funeral Home, (506) 857-8564. www.tuttlefuneralhome.com