CURRIE, ANNIE LAURA Annie Laura Currie of Fredericton passed away on February 17th, 2004 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. She was 81. Annie was born September 3rd, 1922 on Campobello Island. She was a daughter of the late LeRoy and Gertrude Fletcher, the second of seven children. She was the wife of the late John Currie. In her teen years she worked for a short time at Ganong's in St. Stephen and then as a housekeeper for Rev. Raymond and Mrs. Smith and family of Campobello Island. When Rev. and Mrs. Smith and family were transferred to St. Thomas Anglican Church in Stanley she was invited to move with them. In the fall of 1939, at the age of 17, Annie moved to Stanley. Not long after that, on January 1st, 1940, she met her future husband John Currie. They were married on July 6th, 1940 at St. Thomas Anglican Church on John's 31st birthday. They lived in Cross Creek until 1952 when they moved to Devon with their children Raymond and Gail. In 1953 they moved to Marysville and lived there the rest of their lives. A few years after moving there they became very involved in activities at All Saints Anglican Church which was undergoing much development at the time. Annie served as President of the Women's Auxillary for seven years, taught Sunday School and served on the Altar Guild for many years. In more recent years she was a member of the Ladies Morning Out Group at the Marysville Baptist Church where she enjoyed friendship, quilting and singing favorite hymns. She worked as a cook at lumber camps, did housekeeping for various people, sold Avon, did office work at Thistle Dairy, and later years worked as a cook at Rice's Nursing Home, the Maritime Forest Ranger School, and York Manor. She retired from York Manor in 1982. She is survived by daughter Gail Rodgers and her husband Keith and their children Michael and his wife Susan Rodgers and April Rodgers, and great grandsons Matthew and Jamie Rodgers all of New Maryland; daughter-in-law Helena Currie and her children Mary Currie and Jeanne Currie all of Fredericton; two brothers Wilfred and his wife Barbara Fletcher of Grand Manan and Sheldon Fletcher of Campobello Island; Aunt Bertha Smith of Shelburne, NS; sistersin-law Pattie Fletcher of Campobello, Ida Currie and Ethel Currie of Stanley; several cousins nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by her son Raymond; sisters Roma Fletcher and Edna Calder Daigle and brothers Raymond Fletcher and Clayton Fletcher; sisters-in-law Mae Fletcher, June Fletcher, Mabel Hood; brothers-inlaw Everett Calder, Gene Daigle, Donald Hood, Herbert Currie and Sidney Currie; nephews Kenny Rae Fletcher, James Calder and Robert Currie. Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, Brookside Drive at Douglas Avenue, Fredericton North, on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 20th,2004 at 2 pm from the All Saints Anglican Church, Canada Street, Marysville with Rev. John Cathcart officiating. Interment will be held at the All Saints Cemetery (Marysville) at a later date. For those who wish, remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick, All Saints Anglican Church or to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Personal condolences may be offered via www.yorkfh.com.