Mary Marjorie McFarlane
Mary Marjorie (Walsh) McFarlane, wife of the late Willard McFarlane of Coady Street, Miramichi, passed away at her residence on Friday, August 30th, 2019 at the age of 98. Born in Nelson-Miramichi, Mary was the daughter of the late Patrick and Sadie (Ritchie) Walsh.
Mary graduated from St. Mary’s Academy in 1939 and was a member of St. Patrick’s CWL and Friendly Neighbors Senior Citizens Group. Mary was a person of great faith, especially St. Anne.
Mary is survived by four sons: Paul (Brenda) of Nelson-Miramichi, NB, Bob (Linda) of Miramichi, NB, Mattie (Patsy) of Douglasfield, NB and Blair (Patricia) of Nelson-Miramichi, NB; four daughters: Carol Ann Howe (Donald) of Douglasfield, NB, Marilyn Mazerall (Jim) of Fredericton, NB, Maureen Dufort (Rick) of Winnipeg, MB and Donna Wait (John) of Fredericton, NB; daughter in law: Susan McFarlane; twenty three grandchildren and twenty six great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Mary is predeceased by her parents: Patrick and Sadie (Ritchie) Walsh; husband: Willard McFarlane; two sons: Richard “Ricky” and Darrell; two sisters: Ethel and Nora; 5 brothers: Matthew, Andrew, John, James and George. Mary was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Visitation will take place at Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi on Tuesday, September 3rd from 1-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Nelson on Wednesday, September 4th at 11 AM with Father John Keoughan officiating. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, in Mary’s memory, donations may be made to the Extra Mural Program.Please note: St. Patrick's C.W.L. are asked to meet at the church on Wednesday at 10-30 AM to form an honor guard.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB, E1V 1N9. Telephone: 622-3600. Messages of condolence may be made on our website: www.bellsmeadows.com
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