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  • Vincent J. McKenzie

  • Passing Date:Sat, Feb 29 2020
  • Funeral Date:Wed, Mar 4 2020
  • Viewing:Tuesday, March 3rd from 2-4 and 7-9 PM
  • Funeral Location:St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Nelson-Miramichi
  • Resting Location:Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi
  • Wishes:As expressions of sympathy, in Vincent’s memory, donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church.
Vincent J. McKenzie
1927-2020
Vincent J. McKenzie, husband of the late Olive (Ollie) (Lynch) McKenzie, passed away on Saturday, February 29th at the Miramichi Regional Hospital at the age of 93.
Born in Boom Road, NB, Vincent was the son of the late Murdock and Laura (Harris) McKenzie.
Vincent started his working years in the lumber camps and sawmills. In 1951, he started working with Chatham Industries in Nelson and was on that property for the next forty years with different owners and retired in 1991 from REPAP. Vincent was on the board of directors of Miramichi Region Development Corporation, Miramichi Senior Citizens’ Home, Nelson Citizen Committee for Low Rental Housing and Seniors Apartments. Vincent was the Mayor and also a volunteer Fireman for the village of Nelson-Miramichi. He was also a member of the Father Michael Egan Council Knights of Columbus 8381.
Vincent and family enjoyed their travel trailers and camping for over thirty years.
Vincent is survived by one son: Dale (Paula) of Ottawa, ON; grandchildren: Lauren and Nathan and sisters: Lauretta Gaudet of Boom Road,NB, Carmel Silliker of Sillikers, NB and Lois Keating (Val) of Strathadam, NB.
Vincent is predeceased by his wife: Olive (Ollie) (Lynch) McKenzie; sisters: Elsie Robichaud (Phil), Arvilla Robichaud (Joseph), Theresa Harris (Clair) and Mary Doucette (John) as well as brothers: Thomas, James and Lewis.
Visitation will be held at Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi on Tuesday, March 3rd from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Nelson-Miramichi on Wednesday, March 4th at 11 AM with Father Anthony Papu officiating.
Burial will take place in St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Nelson-Miramichi at a later date. Please note: Members of Father Micheal Egan Council K of C 8381 Nelson Miramichi are asked to assemble at the funeral home Tuesday evening at 6:15 PM for Vigil Service at 6:30 PM.
As expressions of sympathy, in Vincent’s memory, donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB, E1V 1N9. Telephone: 622-3600. Messages of condolence, as well as donations may be made on our website: www.bellsmeadows.com
A tradition of service to the families of the Miramichi and surrounding communities since 1922.
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