Ethel Delila Doucet
Peacefully at Enhanced Living, at Oromocto NB on July 20, 2022, Mrs. Ethel Delila (Gaudet) Doucet, formerly of Blacks Harbour NB, beloved wife of the late Joseph Raymond Doucet. Born at Blacks Harbour NB on April 3, 1925, she was a daughter of the late George "Frederick" and birth mother Ethel Delila (Weaver) Gaudet and given mother, Mildred Catherine (Weaver) Gaudet
A loving mother, grandmother and sister, she is survived by her sons: Gerard "Gerry" of Oromocto NB, William "Billy" (Joyce) of Blacks Harbour NB, Patrick "Paddy" (Natalie) of Tevada Island BC and Fr. Paul of Blacks Harbour NB, her daughters: Maria (the late Edwin Leighton) of Pennfield NB, Susan (Bert Pelletier) of Levis QC, Catherine "Cathy" (Tony Tibben) of Edmonton AB and Loretta "Lori" (Dale Phillips) of Lincoln NB, 13 grand children, 19 great grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren, her sister; Juanita Cheney of Pennfield NB and her brother; Fowler Gaudet of Pennfield NB as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Joe, her beloved sons; Baby Joseph and Peter, grandson; Michael Leighton, her sisters: Kathleen Cooke, Velma Leeman, Jenny Patterson, Eleanor Justason and Julia Hawkins and her brothers: Hanford and William.
Ethel was a very determined and faithful lady. She was the anchor of her family following her husband's passing in 1974 and worked hard raising her younger children on her own. She was a very active volunteer within her community, parish and with the Harbour View Seniors as well as the Fundy Hospital. She also collected donations for many years for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick and completed income tax returns for many community residents as well. Ethel will also be remembered as very devoted to her Catholic faith and was a long time and original member of the C.W.L. Her strength, determination and her unmovable faith in God will forever be remembered.
Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George NB with visiting on Sunday from 6-8 pm and Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday at 11:00am with Fr. Paul Doucet officiating followed by interment in the church cemetery. There will be a time of fellowship and reception at the Stella Maris Hall immediately following the interment. In Ethel's' memory, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Online donations and condolences may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca.