Ethel (DeBouver) Carr nee Barton
Ethel (DeBouver) Carr (nee Barton) died at the Dr. Everett Chalmers
hospital on December 26, 2019 after a brief illness. She was 95.
Ethel was born on June 22, 1924 in Minto, NB to Claude and Effie
Barton. She married her first husband Charles DeBouver in 1940 and
her second husband Stewart Carr in 1989. She spent her entire life in
Minto as a housewife, mother, and grandmother. During the last five
years of her life, she was a resident of the W.G. Bishop Nursing Home
where she fully enjoyed all of the Home’s activities and
received loving care from the staff.
Ethel could often be found with her knitting needles in hand creating
mittens, socks, slippers, and sweaters for family and friends. The
hundreds of baby sets she made were a welcomed gift to many new
parents. In her later years, she enjoyed the challenge of a good
puzzle and sharing her love of reading with her neighbours at the
nursing home. She was a kind loving person of strong faith throughout
Ethel is survived by her six children; Nancy Robichaud of Rothesay,
NB; Arthur DeBouver (Lorraine) of Princess Park, NB; Paul DeBouver
(Viola) of Douglas Harbour, NB; Larry DeBouver (Heidi) of Saint John,
NB; Margot Kilfillen (Gary) of Salmon Creek, NB; and Rick DeBouver
(Daphne) of Coldbrook, NS along with 14 grandchildren, 23 great
grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased
by her two husbands, her daughter Marie Fougere and her infant son
Allan. Ethel is the last surviving member of her family as she was
also predeceased by her siblings Ronald, George, Norman, Pearl, and
twin infant sister Hazel.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Sunbury Funeral home.
Visitations will be on Monday, December 30, 2019 from 12:00 – 2:00pm
at Hoggs Funeral & Cremation Services, Minto, NB, the Funeral
Service to follow at 3:00PM in the same location. Reception will be at
the Mason’s Lodge. Interment will be at a later date.
Donations in memory of Ethel can be made to the Minto School Breakfast
Program or a charity of your choice.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ethel DeBouver Carr nee Barton 19242019..
Death notice for the town of: Minto, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick