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Jeannine Emma Hopey


Jeannine Emma Hopey

It is with heavy hearts, and her caring son by her side, that the family of Jeannine Emma Hopey announce her death on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Hospice House, Fredericton, NB.

Born in Benton, NB, she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret Watson.  Jeannine was retired from the New Brunswick Electric Power Commission after 35 years of service. 

Survived by her son, Michael J. Hopey (Wendy Murray) of Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, her sister-in-law, Mary Watson, Woodstock, NB, many cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was pre-deceased by her parents, husband, James Hopey, and brother Alden Watson.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

To honour Jeannine’s wishes, there will be no visitation or formal funeral service, as per her request.  A grave side service will take place at Forest Hill Cemetery on Thursday September 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Canon Kevin Stockall officiating.

Memorial donations in her memory, may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Hospice House, Fredericton, N. B., or the charity of the donor’s choice.  Condolences may be sent through

The family are grateful to Dr. B. Sainz, Dr. Raza, Dr. Naz, and a special thank you to Dr. Renfew, formerly of Moncton, for the exceptional care, and the wonderful staff of Hospice House.   To the many friends and care givers who gave generously of their time, kindness and support through her long illness, Thank You!


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Service Date
Thursday, September 13, 2018