The death of Emily Ann Marie Matheson, wife of the late Richard “Dick” Matheson of Mount Saint Joseph Nursing Home and formerly of Newcastle, NB, occurred on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at the age of 92. Born in Newcastle, NB, she was the daughter of the late James Jr. and Elizabeth “Bessie” (Thibodeau) Hachey. Emily was a member of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church and worked with NB Tel for a short time but would be most known for driving the rural mail delivery in the Trout Brook, Maple Glen, Hilltop, Beaverbrook and Bellefond areas.
Emily is survived by daughter: Ann Matheson-Reade (Jim Orlik) of Oxford, NS; son: Jimmy Matheson (Cheryl) of Miramichi, NB; grandchildren: Nancy Reade (Wayne), Jimmy Reade (Maddie), John Matheson (Alex) and Katie Matheson (Joel); great grandchildren: Trystan Hanson-Reade, Emily and Jaxon Concha-Reade, Sage Emily Aubie and Alexander MacIsaac as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, Emily is predeceased by sister: Sheila Hachey and infant daughter: Mary Elizabeth Matheson (1960).
At Emily’s request there will be no visitation, a public Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Miramichi, NB on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at 10 AM. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, in Emily’s memory, donations may be made to the Miramichi Food Bank.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Jardine Funeral Home (Davidson’s and Bell’s), 597 Old King George Highway, Miramichi, NB. Telephone: 506-622-7464 or 506-622-3600.
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