Shediac Cape – Jean Murray, 87, passed away peacefully at home at Batemans Mill with her family by her side on Saturday, January 2, 2016.
Born in Shediac Cape, on November 4th, 1928, she was the daughter of the late George L. and Winnie (Murray) Welling.
In 1948 she married Ross Murray and together they raised seven children on the farm. She was a homemaker, quilter, a wonderful cook whose doughnuts and stollen were known throughout the community and she was an avid Toronto Maple Leafs and Blue Jays fan. She was a lifetime member of St. Martins-in-the-Wood Anglican Church, a lifelong member of the ACW, ACW quilters, Silver Sands Seniors, Shediac Cape Senior and Junior Bowling Clubs and gave countless hours to her church and community. She made quilts for each of her grandchildren as well as other family members and took great interest in all family activities.
She was the beloved mother of Leslie Johnson (Brian) of Moncton,Jamie (Cathy) of Batemans Mill, Steve (Patsy) of Moncton, Rick (Cheryl), Barb, Ted at home, Mac (Shelley) all of Batemans Mill. Beloved grandmother to David, Michael, Carolyn, Bethany, Angie, Marcie, Ryan, Jane, Jamie-Leigh and Jake; wonderful great grandmother to Charity, Felicity, Lauryn, Leah, Joshua and Charli; also survived by her two brothers, Arnold (Joy) and Leonard (Norma) both of Shediac Cape; as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews and sister-in-law, Nora.
Besides her husband, Ross in 2010, she was predeceased by her parents; three sisters, Eula (Ronald), Edie, Ruth (Norman); four infant sisters; three brothers, Lionel (Lillie), John, Charlie; siblings-in-law, Lionel (Polly), Ian (Maggie) and Alan (Bessie).
Visitation at St. Martins-in-the-Wood Anglican Church, 3394 Route 134, Shediac Cape will be on Tuesday, January 5 from 6 to 9 pm. A memorial service at the church will be held on Wednesday, January 6 at 11 am with Father Kevin Borthwick officiating- assisted by Parish Evangelist, Hugh Bateman. Reception to follow at the Young Smith Hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Martin’s Anglican Church Women, the building fund or donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
Special thanks to the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont Oncology Clinic and the Shediac extra-mural nurses for their wonderful care, kindness and support during Mum’s illness.
Condolences in the guest book are welcomed at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca
Funeral arrangement under the professional care of
Coopérative Funéraire Passage Funeral Co-operative
3754, Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB E4R 1T3
Tel: (506) 532-1050