Audrey Francis (Cortes) Saunders, wife of the late Alexander M. Saunders and wife of the late Harold R. Saunders, of the Miramichi Senior Citizens home, formally of Millerton, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, at her late residence on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the age of 87.
Born in Williamstown, NB, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Georgina (Williston) Cortes. She was retired from the Dolphins Store and attended the Anglican Church. She was a former member of the Millerton ACW.
She is survived by her daughters, Wanda Preston (Keith) of Millerton, Joyce Gray (John) of Millerton and Kathy Gillis (Don) of Moncton; her sons, Roger (Wendy) of Moncton, David (Sandra) of Upper Derby and Barry (Christine) of Bryenton; and her 17 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandson.
Audrey was predeceased by her parents, her first husband Alexander Saunders, her second husband Harold Saunders; her sisters, Mary Evans, Blanche Roberts, Alice Connors and Connie Hamilton and her brothers, Bill, Walter and Lyman.
Audrey Francis (Cortes) Saunders is resting at Davidson’s Funeral Home, 597 Old King George Hwy, with visitation on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 2 PM at Davidson’s Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Robert Barry officiating. Burial will follow in the Saunders Cemetery. In her memory donations to the Saunders Cemetery or Williamstown United Church would be appreciated.
Arrangements are in the care of Davidson’s Funeral Home, 622-7464 and online at www.davidsonsfh.com, your family-owned, family-operated funeral home.