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Fiche créée le : 2006-08-08
Père : Charles C. Wiggins
Mère : Adelaide Price
Décès le : 2006-08-08
Parution : 2006-08-10
Conjoint(e) : Ralph W. Oliver
Paru dans : Telegraph Journal, St. John, NB

OLIVER, GERTRUDE EVELYN BLANCHE - Blanche (Wiggins) Oliver of Island View, widow of Ralph W. Oliver passed away on Tuesday, August 8th, 2006 in her 98th year. She was born in Wiggins Mills the youngest child of Charles C. and Adelaide (Price) Wiggins and the last member of her immediate family. She graduated from Provincial Normal School in 1927, taught in NB schools for 29 years, the last 12.5 in Oromocto. Blanche was a member of the Geary United Baptist Church, a member of the Orange Lily Lodge LOBA Geary of which she had served as worthy mistress, chaplain, pianist and past mistress. She was president of the Geary Liberal Women's Association for 13 years, an honorary life member of the York-Sunbury Liberal Assoc., also the Grand Lodge, LOBA of NB and the Orange Lily Lodge LOBA of Geary. She is survived by her daughter Betty (Doug) Barker of Fredericton, NB; two grand daughters, Jocelyn (Dan) Hinchey of Halifax, NS, Susan Barker-Voisine (Dean Voisine) of Maple Ridge, BC; four great grand children, Ashlee and Brad Hinchey of Halifax, NS, Emily and Sophia Barker-Voisine of Maple Ridge, BC; as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by two brothers, Cecil and Ernie Wiggins, two sisters, Alice Reid and Effie Sharpe. Visitation will be held at McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home on Friday, August 11th, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held from the J.A. McAdam Memorial Chapel on Saturday, August 12th, 2006 at 11:00 am with Rev. Greg Sparkes officiating. Interment will be in the Upper Geary Cemetery. As a sign of Blanche's love for children, memorial donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation or to the Shriner's Hospital for Children. [The Telegraph-Journal]


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