Cecelia Angela « Markey » Richard
It is with sadness that we announce the
passing of Cecelia Angela « Markey »
Richard, 92, of Sackville, on Wednesday, June 26, 2019
at the Drew Nursing Home. Born in Rexton, NB, Markey was a
daughter of the late William and Ann (Brown) Markey.
Markey was a Registered Nurse for fourty
years with the Sackville Memorial Hospital as a very devoted maternity
nurse and finishing her career as the Director of Nursing before her
retirement. Following retirement she served as a Coroner for
the Province of New Brunswick for several years. She was a
member of St. Vincent’s Roman Catholic Church in
She was an avid knitter and loved to
read and play cards. In her younger years, she enjoyed
spending time at the cottage and camping. Markey was an
active member of the Sackville community and a dedicated wife, mother,
grandmother and great grandmother. She successfully balanced
her career with a very active family life.
She will be missed by her four
daughters, Susan Richard (Paul Hodgkins), Toronto, Catherine Richard
(Bill Sigsworth), Sackville, Joanne Richard (Dale
Cournoyer), Victoria, BC, and Jocelyn Richard (Bill Roy), Scotland;
nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren, as well as several
nieces and nephews.
Markey was the last surviving member of
her immediate family. Besides her parents, she was
predeceased by her husband, Willie Richard; one brother and six
Arrangements are under the care and
guidance of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge
Street, Sackville (506-364-1300). A funeral Mass will be
held from the St. Vincent’s Roman Catholic Church, Sackville on
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 11 am with a reception to follow.
Father Allison Carroll presiding.
Donations in memory of Markey may be
made to the Sackville Memorial Hospital Foundation or a charity of the
Sharing of memories and condolences may
be sent to the family by visiting Markey’s online memorial at
www.jonesfuneralhome.ca or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Cecelia Angela Markey Richard 19262019..
Décès pour la Ville: Sackville, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick