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  • Mary Eliza (Saunders) Hansen

  • Passing Date:Wed, Dec 15 2021
  • Funeral Date:Wed, Jul 6 2022
  • Viewing:No Visitation
  • Funeral Location:Saunders Cemetery
  • Resting Location:No Visitation
  • Wishes:Canadian Cancer Society or a local children’s charity
The death of Mary Eliza (Saunders) Hansen wife of the late Ralph Hansen of Miramichi, NB, occurred on December 15, 2021 at the Miramichi Regional Hospital at the age of 87. Born in Kirkwood, NB, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Jane (Carnahan) Saunders. Mary grew up in Millerton and later began a 33 year teaching career at Harkins Elementary. Mary loved and nurtured all children; she also enjoyed knitting and reading.
Mary is survived by: daughter: Ellen Chishlom (Jim) of Toronto, ON; son: Chris (Jennifer) of Loggieville, NB; grandchildren: Becky, Krista, Alex, Jenny, Caleb and Hannah; great grandson: Ryder as well as many nieces and nephews.
Mary was the last surviving member of her immediate family, besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by: daughter: Barbara Lalonde; sister: Connie Mullin Siddall; brothers: Roy, Bert, Bill, Alex and Eddie.
At Mary’s request there will be no visitation. A public graveside service will be held from Saunders Cemetery on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 11 AM with Rev. Alice Szemök officiating.
In Mary’s memory, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a local children’s charity of your choice. Messages of condolence can be sent through our website:
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB. Telephone: 506-622-3600
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