Baby Child 03


Gabriel Avery Loden Murchison

March 22, 2006 ~ February 13, 2018 (age 11)

With an incredible sense of loss and sadness the family of Gabriel Avery Loden Murchison announce his passing, which occurred Tuesday, February 13, 2018, surrounded by his loving family at the Saint John Regional Hospital; following a courageous battle with Juvenile Huntington’s disease. 

Born in Saint John on March 22, 2006. Gabriel was a loving 11 year old little boy who loved super heroes especially Spiderman. 

Gabers, as his mama called him, was a fan of the Black Eyed Peas and Justin Bieber.  He loved going to school and spending time with his friends. He enjoyed time with family and his pets Oscar the lizard, feline friend Rory and canine companion Roger. 

Gabriel was a 5th grade student at St. Rose Elementary who was adored by his teachers, classmates and friends. 

He will always be missed and cherished by his loving parents “Mama” Tristin (Arseneault) and “Dad” Mark Murchison;  twin siblings little brother Eli Xavier Tristin Murchison and little sister Israel Azlin Coeby Murchison; step siblings Jacqueline (Chris), Allie (Shania) and Luke; maternal grandmother “Nan” Brenda Beyea;  Grampy Al & Nana Lois Arseneault;  Nan and Pops, Dot and David Murchison; Godparents, Aunt Coeby and Uncle Nick Kilpatrick; Uncle Keenan Avery, Uncle Jared Arseneault; and Aunt Amanda (Cook); Aunt Leah Murchison; and step aunts Staicy, Cassandra and Sheena Doyle and many great aunts and uncles; loving little cousins and many many friends.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road (646-2424).   A private family service will be held at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in Gabriel’s memory can be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation; Workers 4 Wishes or a donation of books to St. Rose Elementary Library. 

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Gabriel’s family would like to give special and sincere thanks to Dr. David Meek, Dr. Robin Williams, Dr. Wendy Alexander and to the ‘fabulous’ nurses of the SJRH Paediatric Unit. Your gentle kindness and love for Gabriel and his family will never be forgotten.  

Donations may be made to:

Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, New Brunswick Chapter
C202-600 Main St., Saint John NB e2k 1j5

Contact: Kelly Hare

Workers 4 Wishes
P.O. Box 1292, Station Main, Hampton NB E5N 8H2
Tel: 1-506-608-1537

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