Mary Malone

Obituary of Mary Malone

Mrs. Mary (Inie) Agnes Malone of Norton, NB, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family and friends, on Saturday, April 22, 2006 at the age of 65. Mary was most proud of her role as a wife, mother and grand mother. She was loved and respected by many for her generous spirit, humility and sense of humour. Mary believed all should be treated with fairness and had compassion for those whom were vulnerable. This was demonstrated by her care for little children and older people. Mary was an eloquent writer and regularly shared her thoughts and love with family and friends through beautiful letters and cards. She was a lover of nature and was most happy on her lounge chair in the hot sun or searching for pretty rocks on the beach at St. Martins. Mary was born in Saint John, NB on May 9, 1940; she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Isabel (Kelly) Fournier and the beloved wife of the late James Daniel Malone who passed away in 1983. Mary is survived by her children; Christine Davis and her husband Ivan of Norton, Elaine Coldwell and her husband Martin of Orleans, ON, Thomas Malone and his wife Rebecca of Baltimore, Maryland and Donna Malone and her partner Diane Rowe of Dartmouth, NS, seven Grandchildren, Ben Davis, Jeffrey, Andrea and Nicholas Coldwell and Daniel, Patrick and Bobby Malone, her sisters; Theresa Fulton and her husband Gary of Sussex, Margaret Hoefnagels and her husband Joe of Strathroy, ON, her brothers; James and his wife Eileen of Edmonton Alberta, Alfred and Veronica Smith of Poodiac, Michael and his wife of Glenda of Bruderheim, Alberta, John and his wife Debbie of Poodiac, as well as several nieces and nephews. Mary was a retired Registered Nurse, a member of the NB Registered Nurses Association and a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church. Mary (Inie) graduated from the St. Joseph's School of Nursing in 1961, where she trained under the The Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception. Mary enjoyed a long nursing career and particularly loved the practice of geriatrics. She was most recently employed with Ruth Ross Residence in Saint John, where she retired after 12 years in 2002. Mary says she was very blessed for the care of her family and close friends throughout her Illness. She thanks Dr. Sharon McCutcheon and the Quispamsis Extramural nurses for their excellent and compassionate care. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Wallace Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial is celebrated from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church today, Wednesday April 26, 2006 at 10:00am, followed a time of fellowship and remembrance with the family at the Sacred Heart Church Hall. The internment will take place in South Branch Cemetery.
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