The daughters of Patricia “Nancy” (Spragg) Ellis sadly announce her passing on May 27, 2018 at the Carleton-Kirk Lodge, Saint John, NB. Wife of the late Charles Edward Ellis, she was born in Saint John, NB on November 16, 1941 to the late Ralph and Jessie (Henderson) Spragg.
A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, mother-in-law and sister-in-law, Nancy will be fondly remembered by her daughters: Brenda (Losier) Allison (Brian Crilley) of St. George, NB and Patty (Roland) MacIntosh of Grand Bay-Westfield NB; son-in-law, Andrew Godin of Ottawa, ON; grandchildren: Tammie (Paul) Campbell, Margo (Nick) Best, Marie (Travis) Losier, Perley (Megan) MacIntosh, Dean (Heyley) MacIntosh, Devon MacIntosh and Brianne Godin; great-grandchildren: Alex, Emma, Carter and Elise; brother, Arthur “Bud” (Penny) Spragg of Ignace, ON; sister, Isabelle (late Wally) Connors of Lower Sackville, NS; her best friend from childhood, Marilyn Galbraith of Lincoln NB; and many brothers- and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents and husband, Nancy was predeceased by her daughter, Edna Marie Godin; sister, Betty Deaman; and son-in-law, Peter Allison.
Prior to retirement, Nancy worked at the Provincial Hospital and then the Carleton-Kirk Lodge until her retirement. She did volunteer work with CGIT, Girl Guides and was a long-time volunteer with the Westfield Ambulance. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #22 in Grand Bay. Nancy enjoyed curling and was a member of the Carleton Curling Club. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially Marilyn. She will be sadly missed by her daughters, family and friends but her memory will be cherished forever.
Brenda, Patty and family would like to thank Dr. Grant, Dr. Thornhill and the staff for the special care that they gave to Nancy during her stay at Carleton-Kirk. Your compassion and kindness will never be forgotten.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Resting at the funeral home with visiting on Thursday from 1 – 3 p.m., followed by the funeral service beginning at 3 p.m., with Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevenson officiating. The interment will take place at Ocean View Memorial Gardens, Saint John, on Friday at 10 a.m. In Nancy’s memory, donations to Charlotte County Cancer or to the Carleton-Kirk Lodge would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca