June Blanche (Harvie) Dembenski
The family of June Blanche (Harvie) Dembenski of Oromocto NB are very saddened to announce her sudden passing on February 16, 2021 after a short stay at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton NB.
June was born on May 28, 1931 in Parrsboro NS, near the ocean which she had an affinity for the water. She was the pride and joy and only child of the late Clyde and Jennie (Dow) Harvie.
A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, June is cherished and survived by her children: Patricia Malley of Miramichi NB and Linda Haynes (Terry) of Geary NB; grandchildren: Krista Haynes, Lee Haynes, Stephanie Brown (Gerald), Michael Dembenski Jr., Tasha Dickson (Jimmy), Christoper Oake; son-in-law: Steven MacDonald; great-grandchildren: Asher, Isla, Steven, Alex, Ronnie, Cody and Autumn.
June was predeceased by her loving husband: Frederick; her first born son: Frederick Jr.; eldest daughter: Deborah; eldest granddaughter: Tanya: and great-grandson: James Dean.
In her married life, June experience a lot of moving around, starting off in New Brunswick, then Germany, to British Columbia, then Winnipeg, to Arizona, then choosing Oromocto to retire, all along the way meeting some lifelong friends.
A loving and devoted wife, mother and foster parent, June enjoyed volunteering with the St. John's Ambulance and with Girl Guides Canada. June had many interests and hobbies which included but not limited to, teaching ceramic classes, knitting, sewing, crochet, card marking and tole painting, but her passing was BINGO!
June was never without animals in her life, she especially had a fondness for dogs and cats and she will be truly missed by her long time companion, Flo her cat.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all services will remain private. A graveside memorial service and interment will be held at the United Cemetery in Parrsboro NS at a later date. In June's memory, donations to a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.