The death of Mary Mildred Yvonne (Sturgeon) Tucker wife of Clarence Tucker of Losier Hall and formerly of White Rapids, NB, occurred on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at her residence at the age of 86. Born in White Rapids, NB, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Maria (Sullivan) Sturgeon. Mary was a member of St. Bridget’s Roman Catholic Church, White Rapids CWL and St. Bridget’s church choir. She was a mother first then as her children started to grow older, she went to work in hotel housekeeping at both the Wandlyn and Wharf Inn. In later years, she began babysitting and babysat many children. Mary enjoyed singing at the local jam sessions and knitting homemade socks and taking pictures of the birds.
Besides her husband, Mary is survived by daughters: Mildred Sullivan (Leroy) of Doaktown, NB; Diane Bonnar of Lower Sackville, NS; Lola Hogan (Drew) of Renous, NB; Penny Tucker of White Rapids, NB; son Cary Tucker of Ontario; sisters: Rita Sturgeon and Grace Astle; grandchildren: Melanie Underhill, Candace Sullivan, Joseph and Lucas Bonnar, Christopher and Maria Hogan, Kelsey Keenan and Raina Tucker; great grandchildren: Ameila, Madison, Brody, Nate and Nora as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Mary is predeceased by sisters: Cora Curtis and Olive Tucker; brothers: David, William, Hazen, Sherman, Clarence, Sterling, Myles, Norman, Lindsay, and Jim.
The family will receive visitors at St. Bridget’s Roman Catholic Church, Renous on Friday, May 26, 2023, from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Bridget’s Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at 11 AM with Father Paul Doucet officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
In Mary’s memory, donations may be made to the Miramichi SPCA or to a memorial of one’s choice. Messages of condolences can be sent through the funeral home website: www.miramichifunerals.ca
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Jardine Funeral Home (Davidson’s & Bell’s), 597 Old King George Highway, Miramichi, NB. Telephone: 506-622-7464 or 506-622-3600.