Gail Evyonne (Leavitt) Gaudette
The death of the late Gail Evyonne (Cooke) (Leavitt) Gaudette, beloved wife of the late Aime Joseph Gaudette of Utopia NB occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on October 29, 2022. Born at Blacks Harbour NB on April 5, 1948, she was a daughter of the late Arnold SR and Lois Aileen(Seamans) Cooke. A loving mother, grandmother and sister she is survived by her daughter: Mary Leavitt (Stephen Martin) of Utopia ;grandchildren: Robert Leslie of Saint John NB, Robin Leslie (Robert Barrio) of St. George NB, Jeremy Leavitt of Utopia, Jenny Lee Leavitt (Ricky Holt) of Deer Island NB and Jessica Leavitt of Utopia NB and Quintin Leavitt (Jenna Mailett) of Blacks Harbour NB; chosen granddaughter: Brooklyn Herrington; great grandchildren: Kira, Ashton, Paige, Rachael,Reese, Cloe, Cohen, Evan, Owen, Ella, Charlie, Camden and Desiree; brothers: John (Brenda) Cooke of Deer Island and Burton Cooke (Kathy) of Beaver Harbour NB; Son in law; Eugene Leslie of Back Bay NB as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husbands: Aime Gaudette and Royce Leavitt, her daughter Winnifred Leslie, her sisters: Jean Leavitt, Sally Barry, Janice Green, Violet Cooke and Connie Mcvicar and her brothers: Gerald, Wendell, Arnold Jr, Rufus, Lawrence and Vance.
Prior to her retirement, Gail worked several years for Connor's Bros in Back Bay who was known for her speed and she was crowned champion several times of sardine packing. Gail loved eating good food, morning phone calls reaching out to her entire family, keeping everyone informed, she had a great sense of humor and enjoyed telling jokes, laughing and especially making other people laugh. She also had a fondness for country music and knitting for her family. Gail will be sadly missed by her family and all who knew her.
In keeping with her wishes, there will be no formal visitation or service. A celebration of life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 40, St. George NB on Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 2-6 pm. In Gail's memory, donations to any food bank, homeless or animal shelter or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.