Mary LEONA Murphy
Mary Leona Murphy of Fredericton, NB passed away on June 15, 2021 at
the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton, NB. She was born on
September 25, 1941 at Newmarket, NB.
Besides her husband of 59 years, Robert (Murf) she leaves to mourn her
son, Robert Brent Murphy of Littleton, Colorado and his wife, Mary
Lou, of Lake George, NB; daughters, Terri Lynn Murphy-Sanchez (Steve)
of San Antonio, Texas, and Judith Marie Donnelly (Garnet) of Lake
George, NB. Also she is survived by her brother, Alton Burgoyne
(Lynn) of Pembroke, Ontario.
Also mourning are seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren:
Brendan Murphy (Jessica) and great granddaughter, Freya Leona June
Murphy, Yellowknife, NWT; Natalie Murphy and great granddaughter,
Riley Jayne Hughson, Yellowknife, NWT; Sophia Sanchez, San Antonio,
Texas; Isabella Sanchez, San Antonio, Texas; Lauren Donnelly (Mike),
Hubbards, NS; Abigail Donnelly (Brandon), Moosejaw, Saskatchewan; and
Aidan Donnelly (Kate) of Lake George, NB. She is also survived by a
large extended family, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Leona was predeceased by her parents, Muriel and Leonard Burgoyne (nee
Chessie) and sister, Winnifred Hyslop (David), as well as a brother,
She attended Maine School of Nursing following graduation from Harvey
High School. Besides her love of nursing, Leona held several
positions in the hospitality field in the Northwest Territories, Yukon
Territory and in New Brunswick.
Leona was a tremendous cook and will be fondly remembered for her
family gatherings, her outstanding meals and kindness and love that
she shared with family and friends. Leona and Robert enjoyed
travelling in their years together and also loved their lakeside days
at Lake George, NB where they lived for many years and still enjoyed
summers there. For many years, they enjoyed their winters in Florida.
The family would like to thank the nurses from Extra Mural especially
Ashli, Dr. Raza, the Oncology nurses and staff. Also thank you to the
staff of 3SW, Dr. Frances MacDougall, Dr. Vanmiddlesworth and Dr.
There will be no visitation. A funeral mass will be held on Friday,
June 18 at 11 am at Holy Family Church (St. Kateri Tekakwitha),
Hanwell Road, Fredericton, NB for family members only due to covid
restrictions with Father Monte Peters officiating. Interment will
follow at St. Mark’s Catholic Cemetery, Lake George, NB.
Pallbearers will be six of her nephews: Richard, Dean and Darren
Goodine and Michael, David and Mark Murphy.
For those who wish to make a donation in Leona’s memory, the
family suggests St. Mark’s Catholic Cemetery Fund (make cheques
payable to St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish with St. Mark’s Cemetery
on memo line).
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Flewelling Funeral Home,
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Mary LEONA Murphy 19412021..
Décès pour la Ville: Nackawic, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick