Susan C. Botten
is with profound sadness and heartbreak that we announce the
unexpected and sudden passing of Susan Claire Botten, Monday December
leaves behind her husband of 48 years, Don Botten; her two sons, John
F Lindsay-Botten (Vanessa) and Dr David L Botten (Dr. Lori Ann Wong);
son-in-law Dennis Atwell, all of Halifax, N.S. along with six
grandchildren; Isabel, Mariella, Barrett, Kate, Mia and Allie who were
all her cherished joys.
Also left to mourn the loss of their big sister, are her brothers;
Ralph W Macdonald (Jean-Anne), Colin L Macdonald (Glenys) and Ian A
Macdonald (Wendy) and sister in law Opal Macdonald.
Sue’s father David C Macdonald,
his brother Dr Glen Macdonald, her « Special » Auntie Claire,
after whom she was named, along with many cousins, nieces and nephews
will all feel the giant hole in our family fabric left by Sue’s
was predeceased by her brother Stuart, March 2016, her daughter Karen,
July 2016 and her mother Marion, July 2018.
was the oldest child and only daughter of Marion (Withrow) Macdonald
and David C Macdonald and was born in Springhill, N.S. on August 11,
1947. Sue was the big sister to four younger brothers moving with Mom
and Dad from Springhill, NS. to Moncton, NB. to Saint John, NB. and
then finally back to Riverview, NB. in 1960. Sue graduated from the
1st graduating class of Riverview High School
in 1965 and then from the A.J. McMaster School of Nursing in 1970
where she forged many great life long friendships.
and Don were married in 1970 and raised their family for 12 years in
Scarborough, ON, before moving back to Riverview.
was always the organizer, cheerleader and support staff for many, many
family functions and gatherings as well as High School and Nursing
reunions. Sue’s tremendous serving, attention to detail and giving
nature are legendary with all who knew her. She will be greatly and
Sue’s family will be receiving relatives and friends at Cobb’s Funeral
Home, 330 Whitepine Rd, Riverview on Friday December 21, 2018 from
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.. A funeral service will take place on Saturday,
December 22, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church, Cleveland
Ave, Riverview with Reverend Steve Berube and Reverend Dr Andrew
In lieu of flowers, donations
can be made in Sue’s memory to The Friends of the Moncton Hospital
Foundation, St. Paul’s United Church Building Fund or Cystic Fibrosis
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Susan C Botten 19472018..