Surrounded by her family, Mary Audrey Francis of Tobique First Nation,
NB, passed away peacefully at the Victoria Glen Manor on Sunday,
January 13, 2019.
Audrey was born at Tobique First Nation, NB, on October 24, 1930. She
was the daughter of the late Frank and Vina (Ennis) Sappier. Audrey
leaves behind her children, Wanda Sappier, John Sappier (Denise), Dora
Sappier, Erin Sappier (David Perley Jr.), all from Tobique First
Nation, NB, Patti Sappier of Oromocto, NB; her step-children, Kim
Francis of Tobique First Nation, Penny Watson (Scott) of Currie
Siding, NB, Billy Francis (Kim) and Peter Francis, both from Virginia;
28 grandchildren, 54 great grandchildren, 10 great great
grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews.
Audrey was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Burton Francis;
her sons, John and Earl Sappier; her daughter, Darlene Boyington; her
granddaughter, Kara Sockabasin; her sister, Nancy Francis; and her
brother, Loomis Sappier.
Resting at 14 Band Office Lane, Tobique First Nation, NB with
visitation starting on Tuesday at 6 pm until the time of the funeral.
Funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 2 pm
from St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church. Father Gilbert Doddatto
will celebrate. Interment will be in St. Ann’s Catholic Cemetery at a
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the NB Alzheimer’s Society
would be appreciated by the family.
Audrey’s family would like to offer their heartfelt gratitude to the
staff of the Victoria Glen Manor for the professionalism and
compassion given to Audrey during her stay with them.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home,
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Audrey Francis 19302019..
Décès pour la Ville: Perth-Andover, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick