Audrey Frances Wilcox
Peacefully at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on July 29, 2021, Mrs. Audrey Frances (Richardson) Wilcox, beloved wife of Sheldon Wilcox, of Pennfield NB. Born at Blacks Harbour NB on January 18, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Naomi (Urquhart) Richardson.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, she is survived by; her beloved husband Sheldon of Pennfield NB, her daughter; Jeannie (Mark) Butler of Pennfield NB, her son; Haven Wilcox (Angela Robichaud) of Blacks Harbour NB, her grandchildren; Sarah, Caitlin, Alex and Andrew, great grandchildren: Lexis, Taylor, Madison and MacKenzie, her brother; Austin (Mary) Richardson of Blacks Harbour NB as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers Clinton and Hanley.
Prior to her retirement, Audrey had worked for 25 years as a packer for Connors Brothers in Blacks Harbour. In her earlier years Audrey began a teaching career which took her to many communities throughout the county. Family time was most important to Audrey as she cherished the time spent with her family, especially with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also was a lover of nature, the outdoors, as well as taking walks, and when she was able, tending her garden, and not to be forgotten, her delicious baking. Audrey was also a long time member of the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour NB. She will be sadly missed by her family and all who knew her.
Resting at the Wesleyan Church, Blacks Harbour from where the service will be held on Saturday at 2pm with Rev. Ken Banks officiating followed by interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. Visiting at the church on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. In Audrey's memory, donations to the Alzheimer's Society of New Brunswick or a charity of the donors choice will be appreciated by the family.