Byron H. Williston

Born: Sun., Jan. 20, 1924
Died: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Mar. 04, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Sun., Mar. 04, 2018
Location: Adams Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Mar. 05, 2018
Location: Adams Funeral Home Chapel

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Byron H. Williston


Byron Hesketh Williston, husband of the late Amanda Daigle, of South Black River Road, passed away at the Miramichi Regional Hospital, on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at the age of 94, following a brief illness.

Born in Bay du Vin, on January 20, 1924, he was the son of the late Joseph and Hilda (Williston) Williston.  He was an auto mechanic by occupation and was Christian by Faith.

He is survived by three daughters, Heather Tydal (Ted), of High River, AB, Darlene Lonseth (Dale) and Brenda Cosson (Lorne), all of Rocanville, Sask.; seven sons, Ron Williston and Vern Williston (Jacqueline), all of Calgary, AB, Bruce Williston (Stephanie), Perry Williston (Sherry), Dale Daigle (Deana) and Darrin Daigle (Tammy), all of Miramichi, Stacy Williston (Brenda), of Niagara Falls, Ont.; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; one brother, Weston Williston (Sandra), of Moncton; as well as several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his wife, Amanda in December 2017; his parents; one son, James Williston; three brothers, Blair, Aubrey and Ivan Williston; one sister, Ruby Price.

Visitation was at Adams Funeral Home Ltd., 140 King St., on Sunday, March 4.  Funeral service was held from Adams Funeral Home Chapel, on Monday, March 5, 2018, at 11am, conducted by Wayne Hutchison and Wayne van den Dries.  Music for the service was provided by Mrs. Vera Lynn Harrison and the hymns were “In Jesus Hands” and “Jesus Is Still the Same”.

Pallbearers were Dale and Darrin Daigle, Stacy and Perry Williston, Steven and Peter MacDonald.  Interment will be in the Black River Community Cemetery, later in the spring.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to any charity of the donors’ choice would be appreciated by the family.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Adams Funeral Home Ltd., 140 King St., Miramichi, telephone 773-3492 or messages of condolence may be sent online to


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Christine MacKenzie
   Posted Wed February 28, 2018
I was very sorry to hear about the sad passing of your lovely father, Byron. My father thought very highly of him, Dale and Darren.
My condolences to your entire family.
Take care.

nancy-suzie brazeau
   Posted Wed February 28, 2018
All my condolences to you and your family.

Aubrey Corbin
   Posted Thu March 01, 2018
Sorry to hear of Bryon's passing,,, I have many fond memories of this wonderful man. ... he'd come to my home, pick up my car, repair/service it,, and it would be back in the driveway for me come morning..... then,, I'd have to chase him down to pay him,,,, a great person, who will be missed!!

Bill & Mary ODonnell
   Posted Thu March 01, 2018
At this sad time may you find comfort and strength in the knowledge that there are others who care about your loss and are remembering you.Byron loved his Dodges but there was no kind he could not fix, kept many of us rolling on. With deepest Sympathy.

Shelly kingston
   Posted Thu March 01, 2018
So sorry for your loss, rip Byron. Thoughts and prayers to all of the family.

Ray and Jeanie Williston
   Posted Thu March 01, 2018
Condolences to the family,
Ray & Jeanie (Glendenning) Williston

John and Cecile Ross
   Posted Thu March 01, 2018
RIP Bryon you have served your community well, Dale and Darrin you have our sincere condolences.

Carolyn and John Harper
   Posted Fri March 02, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with at this time. So sorry for your loss.

Jeanne and Tim Breau
   Posted Fri March 02, 2018
Perry, Dale, Darren and Family,
Please accept our deepest sympathy in the passing of your dear Dad Byron. We have many fond memories of Dougie and Byron and the good times they spent together at Michael's garage.
My regrets in being unable to attend the visitation and Funeral as I am out of the country.
Thinking of you and your family on Sunday and Monday.
Jeanne and Timmy Breau.

Gwen Williston
   Posted Sat March 03, 2018
Very sorry to hear of the passing of Uncle Byron. I have very gond and funny memories him from when I was a child. My thoughts and prayers are with all of your family at this time 💜💜💜

Robert,Donna ,Cory and chris MacDonald
   Posted Sat March 03, 2018
Very sorry for your loss .

Donald and Rhoda conroy
   Posted Mon March 05, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.....
Donald and Rhoda conroy

Maura & Mary Ellen Dalton
   Posted Sat March 10, 2018
Our sympathy to Wes ( Sandra) and family. Many visits years ago with Dad (Billy) to see Byron for car parts etc.

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