It is with great sadness that Heather and Linda-Ann announce
the passing of our beloved mother, Mavis Sturgeon (Evans) on July 20,
2021, at Paradise Villa in Fredericton, NB.
Mavis is predeceased by her parents, Ethel and Bertram Evans
from Whitebourne, NL, her husband, Bill Sturgeon, her brother Frank
Evans, and her two sisters, Ruby Allison and Jean
Left to mourn her loss are her two daughters, Heather Goddard
(Ron) of Kelowna, BC and Linda-Ann Sturgeon, Winnipeg, MB; two
cherished grand-children, Sarah Goddard (Matt Faucher) and Aaron
Goddard (Meagan Shusheski); her great-grand-daughters, Aria and Everly
Faucher; several nieces and nephews, and many special friends,
including Debbie, Etta, Joan and Walt, Judy, Norma and Tressa, Pauline
(Bursey), and Wendy, who kept in touch with mom and supported her when
family was so far away. Very special thanks to
Raya, who was like a third daughter to Mom, going above and beyond to
be a loving and caring friend who passionately advocated for
Mom. The staff of Paradise Villa created a loving
home and extended family for Mom for the past 5
years. Thank you for your excellent care, and
especially for setting up palliative care in-house, allowing Mom to
remain “at home” with friends and family during her final
days, and to be surrounded by loving staff
“Mav” was a registered nurse who graduated from the
Grace General Hospital School of Nursing in St. John’s,
NL. She retired from the Dr. Chalmers Hospital in
Cremation has taken place. A celebration
of Mom’s life will take place at McAdams Funeral Home, 160
York Street, Fredericton, NB on Monday, July 26 at 2 pm, with Rev.
Ellen Beairsto officiating. Due to the current
health restrictions, please contact the funeral home to register your
intent to attend: (506) 458-9170 or email@example.com.
Interment will follow the service at Forest Hill
Mom loved pansies, so please plant a pansy or another flower
in her memory. For those who wish, donations may be
made to Parkinson Canada (www.parkinson.ca/).
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Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Mavis Sturgeon 19282021..
Death notice for the town of: Fredericton, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick