Gertrude Elsie Weeks
1921 - 2008
Gertrude Elsie  Weeks
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Service Date
Friday, November 14, 2008
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The passing of Gertrude Elsie Weeks of Harvey Station, York Co, NB occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at the age of 87. Born June 16, 1921 in Williamsburg, NB, she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Beatrice (Curry) Dorcas.

Gertrude is survived by 3 sons, Dale (Valeri) of St. Stephen, Richard (Anna) of Rothesay, Kevin (Tresi) of Richardson TX; 5 grandchildren, Crystal, Sarah, Jennifer, Jeffrey and Jordan; great granddaughter, Alyssa; 8 brothers, Ross (Vera), Harold (Cecile), Gene (Helen), Leslie (Mary), Ralph (Lois), Wilfred (Gladys), Vernon (Doris), Robert (Dorothy); 2 sisters, Eva Bartlett and Joyce Thorpe; 14 nieces and 16 nephews. Predeceased by her husband Donald, daughter Donna Marie; and 4 sisters, Chris Hart, Florence Dorcas, Greta Wallace, and Shirley Dorcas.

Gertrude had been a member of St. Andrew’s United Church in Harvey Station, Order of the Eastern Star and also a member of the UCW. She was a licensed amateur radio operator (VE9WA). She enjoyed bowling with her team in the Harvey Bowling League, watching her favorite baseball team (the Toronto Blue Jays) and the company of family and friends. Her baking talents were enjoyed by all.

Resting at St. Andrew’s United Church, Harvey Station. Visiting hours will be on Thursday, November 13, 2008 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 14, 2008 at Harvey Station United Church. Reverend Ruth Stuart will officiate. A reception will follow the service at the church. Cremation will follow with interment to be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the IWK Health Center Foundation, the Heart & Stroke Foundation of NB, or St. Andrew’s United Church in Harvey Station would be appreciated by the family.
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Gertrude Elsie  Weeks