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Ellen Jane Stanley


Ellen Jane Stanley

The passing of Ellen Jane Stanley of Blacks Harbour NB and formerly of Grand Manan NB occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on August 22, 2022. Born in Saint John NB on June 21, 1965, she was the daughter of the late Darwyn and Elizabeth (Gilmore) Leighton. A loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Ellen is survived by her two daughters: Amber Leighton (Brandon Stevens) of Saint John NB and Aleta Leighton of Truro NS; two grandchildren: Jayden and Teegan; her brothers: Andrew Leighton and Jordy Leighton both of Grand Manan; her special and devoted friends: Phyllis Justason of Beaver Harbour and Danny Justason of Seeley's Cove NB; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

After moving to Blacks Harbour Ellen worked in retail at both the Freshmart and Hoopers. She loved to sing and socialize in the community and enjoyed going to the Sunday Jam sessions at the Stella Maris Hall. She had a passion for hockey and loved to cheer on the Habs. In her free time Ellen enjoyed cooking and feeding everyone she could. Her love and devotion to her family and friends will be sadly missed.

Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB. Resting at the Immanuel Family Church, Grand Manan NB with visiting on Wednesday from 6-8 pm. The service will be held from the church on Thursday at 1:00 pm with Rev. Ward McComiskey officiating followed by the interment in the Maple Grove Cemetery. In Ellen's memory, donations to a charity of the donor's would be appreciated by the family.
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Service Date
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Service Time
1:00 pm
Service Location
Immanuel Family Church, Grand Manan NB

August 24, 2022
Visitation Time
6-8 pm
Visitation Location
Immanuel Family Church, Grand Manan NB

Burial Location
Maple Grove Cemetery, Grand Manan NB

Requested Charity
Donor's Choice