At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on December 10, 2016, Jacqueline Marie (Benoit) Boudreau, wife of the late Phillippe Boudreau, passed away surrounded by loved ones. Born in Tracadie, NB on December 14, 1939, she was a daughter of the late George and Flavie (Comeau) Benoit.
A loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, she is survived by sons, Charles Boudreau of Pennfield, Carl Boudreau of Saint John and Hughie (Leslie) Boudreau of Pennfield; daughter, Laura (Allen) Eldridge of St. George; six special grandchildren, Phillip, Cody, Christine, Ross, Cheryl and Amber; sisters, Rita Comeau of Shippagan, NB and Sylvia (Edgar) Benoit of Tracadie, NB, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her husband and parents, Jackie was predeceased by her twin sister, Katelene; sisters, Viatrice, Alvina, Eva, Theresa and twins, Beatrice and Bernice; brothers, Chelsley, George, Irénée and Leonsons.
Well known for her sense of humor, her love for BINGO and her “Bling Bling”, Jackie always had a smile to brighten your day. She was a very loving person whose faith, family and friends brought joy to her life. She truly loved her “family” in the senior’s apartment where she lived and will be sadly missed by her family and friends. The family would like to thank the staff of the Saint John Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit for the kindness and support they have shown to them. Your compassion and care will always be gratefully remembered.
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 Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. George’s Catholic Church on Wednesday at 11 a.m.
In Jackie’s memory, donations to Charlotte County Cancer, The Canadian Diabetes Association or to the Charlotte County SPCA would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca.