Yvette Mary Maillet
The passing of Yvette Mary (Ferguson) Maillet, beloved wife of the late Evans J. Maillet SR occurred at the Passamaquaddy Lodge, St. Andrews NB on February 2, 2024. Born at Newcastle NB on March 21, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Severe and Marie (Babineau) Ferguson.
A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by her sons: Alex (Sally) Maillet of Utopia NB and David Maillet of Blacks Harbour NB, her daughters: Mary (Keith) Wobma of St. Andrews NB, Rita Maillet of St. George NB, Helen Maillet (Danny Bird) of St. Andrews NB, Emma Maillet (Dean LeBlanc) of Utopia NB and Elaine Buchanan of St. Andrews NB, 19 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents and her beloved Evans Sr, she was predeceased by her son Evans Maillet Jr, her sisters: Edith, Helen and Alma and her brother; Alex.
Prior to her retirement, Yvette worked for several years for Connors Brothers in Blacks Harbour as well as a homemaker raising her large family. She was an avid bingo player and in her quiet time, loved crocheting as well as making magic in the kitchen with her meat pies, bread and delicious rolls.
Yvette had a love for music, singing and playing guitar and looked forward to making music at the Stella Maris Jams. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and will be missed by her family, friends and all who knew her.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 9, 2024 at 2:00 pm from Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church in Blacks Harbour NB with Father Abelardo Sobredo officiating followed by interment in the church cemetery. In honoring Yvette's wishes, there will be no visitation. In her memory, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or a charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.