Isabel Edna Glenna French
The passing of Isabel Edna Glenna (MacDonald) French, wife of the late Clarence Douglas French, formerly of St. George NB, occurred at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB on September 21, 2023. Born in Doaktown NB on August 9, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Allen and Stella (Holmes) MacDonald.
A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, Isabel is survived by her two children: Peggy (Lance) Matheson of St. Stephen NB and Douglas (Deb) French of Calgary AB; her grandchildren: Scott, Kristyn, Michael, Ryan, Erica, Brayden and Shaun; great-grandchildren: Rylee, Piper, Michaela, Ian and Hunter; one brother: Dale MacDonald of Sudbury ON; daughter-in-law: Gwen French of the Philippines; her sisters-in-law: Jacqueline French of St. George NB and Pearl French of St. Stephen NB; several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents and husband, Isabel was predeceased by one son: Dale French; and by brothers: Hartford, Louis and Manford.
Prior to retirement, Isabel worked for Connors Brothers in
Back Bay for many years. A longtime member of the Sea View Full Gospel
Church in Back Bay, where she was an active member of the Seniors
Group, and also a member of the St. Croix Christian Centre in St.
Stephen, Isabel truly loved all her church family and serving the
Lord. She and Clarence loved to travel and spent many hours on the
road. They ventured everywhere from across Canada, to Hawaii, and even
to the Philippines where they assisted their son, Dale, in Missions.
Isabel had a giving heart and a friendly smile, and she will be
greatly missed by all who knew her.
Resting at the St. George Funeral Home (506-755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB with visiting on Saturday from 6-8 pm. The service will be held from the Sea View Full Gospel Church, Back Bay NB on Sunday at 2:00 pm with Pastor Jody MacBeth and Rev. Gordon Cooke officiating, followed by the interment in the St. George Rural Cemetery. In Isabel’s memory, donations to Sea to Sea Ministries (Missions to the Philippines) would be greatly appreciated by the family.