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Marie Eileen Hetherington


Marie Eileen Hetherington

It is with heavy hearts the family announces her passing on December 24, 2018 at the Pine Grove Nursing Home. Marie was predeceased by her husband Robert of 68 years, her mother Mytle Nason (1989), her father Loran (1971), brothers Ken (Paula) of Saint John, Norman Tilley of Tracy and sister Ruby Robinson of Fredericton Junction.

Marie is survived by her sons Gary of Rusagonis, Michael (Glenna) of Beaverdam and daughter Ann (Gregg) of Rusagonis, grandchildren Cathy Flanagan, Erin Hetherington, Kyle Hetherington (Amanda) as well as four great-grandchildren Jesse, Drayden, Stenson and Spencer and many nieces and nephews

Marie was a teacher during the second world war, teaching in the Rusagonis and Sunpoke area, and later worked for Sears. Marie enjoyed traveling with her husband Bob, visiting many places including Europe, Southern States and many south sea Islands.

Marie was a Christian by faith giving her comfort in life and especially during the time her health was failing. Special thank you to her dear friends Loretta Bourque, Maureen Patriquin and the many caring staff at Pine Grove Nursing Home.

Visitation will be held at the Rusagonis United Baptist Church, Friday December 28, 2018 from 6 to 9 pm. A Funeral service will be held at the same venue on Saturday December 29, 2018 at 1 pm with Pastor Brent MacDonald officiating, assisted by Pastor David Gray. Interment will be in the spring.

For those who wish as an alternative to flowers, a memorial donation may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of NB. A reception will be held following the service. Online condolences & sharing of memories can be made at
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Service Date
Saturday, December 29, 2018