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Mary Roseanna Borthwick


Mary Roseanna Borthwick
The passing of Mary Roseanna (Leavitt) Borthwick, wife of the late Burton Vance Borthwick of Canal NB occurred at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour NB on April 10, 2020.

Born in Pocologan NB on April 14, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Victor and Marie (Oliver) Leavitt. A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, Mary is survived by her sons: Burton Jr. (Rosalie) Borthwick and William (Deborah) Borthwick both of Canal NB; grandchildren: Jonah, Taylor and Tyler; one great-granddaughter: Harper; siblings: Alice (Keith) Leavitt, Charles (Janet) Leavitt, Lorna (Hazen) Olsson, Blanche (Alfie) Borthwick, Theresa Hooper, Redmond Leavitt, Lorne (Joan) Leavitt, Edna Smith and Allan (Ann) Leavitt; many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was predeceased by one sister: Olive Quigley; and one bother: Clayton Leavitt.

Prior to retirement, Mary mainly worked in the fishing industry, having been employed at various factories in the local area. A lady who loved the simple things in life, she loved hunting and fishing, being with her dog and spending as much time as she could with her family, especially her grandchildren. Her love and dedication to her family will be sadly missed.

Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB. Due to the current guidelines regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, visiting for Mary will be private. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the St. George Rural Cemetery, St. George NB with Rev. Gordon Cooke officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Society in Mary's memory would be greatly appreciated by the family.
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Burial Location
St. George Rural Cemetery, St. George NB

Requested Charity
Alzheimer's Society