Stanley Morrell Carnigan

    • Canadian Forestry Corps Badge

    We regret to advise that Stanley Morrell Carnigan passed away quietly on 27 March 2006 in Ridgewood Veterans Wing, Saint John, NB at the age of 97.

    Born in Shanghai, China and Stanley immigrated to Canada in 1928. Stanley served in Italy with the Canadian Forestry Corps during the Second World War

    He operated a Trading Post for the Hudson's Bay Company in Upper Hay River, AB. Later he became co-owner of a successful oil exploration company in Turner Valley, AB. When the Alberta oil industry was nationalized, he traveled to Vancouver and later Toronto, where he was employed in the general insurance industry. He subsequently relocated to Saint John NB and was hired as the first Superintendent of Irving Oil Limited. Stanley was prominent in the Saint John general insurance industry, having founded Carnaghan Insurance Ltd. He also operated a number of insurance and real estate enterprises in Halifax.

    Cremation has taken place and interment will be held in Halifax at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.