CHANDLER, June – SERVICE OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL – The Service of Christian Burial for June Marilyn Chandler will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, at 11:00 am at Christ Church, 30 Prince William St., St. Stephen, NB. Interment of June and Jim Chandler will follow at St. Stephen Rural Cemetery.
June Marilyn (Poulton) Chandler passed away at Lincourt Manor, St. Stephen, NB, on Monday, July 4, 2022. June’s loving husband Jim predeceased her on March 15, 2019. June and Jim were high school sweethearts, married in 1953 and were devoted partners in life for over 65 years.
Born in Toronto, Ontario on June 7, 1929, June was the daughter of the late Mel and Ida Poulton. June graduated from the School of Nursing at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto in 1951 and worked as a dedicated nurse until the arrival of her children.
June and Jim moved from Toronto to St. Stephen in Dec 1967. In 1973 June returned to the work force when she and Jim opened Chandler Jewellers in the Charlotte Mall. June was an equal partner, managing all the financial aspects of the business, as well as the finances of the household, a strong and quiet strength behind the scenes.
June was creatively gifted as a painter, a seamstress, a quilter, a knitter, a decorator of intricate Ukrainian Easter Eggs and was an avid reader.
June was a long-time member of Christ Church, St. Stephen. She sang in the choir and belonged to the quilting group. She was also involved with the Hospice of Charlotte County.
June is survived by her children Betty (Rick Nolin) of Mississauga, ON, Thom (Sherree) of Fredericton, NB, John (Tracey) and grandson Jack of Edmonton, AB.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Christ Church (Anglican Parish of St. Stephen), Hospice of Charlotte County or SickKids Foundation, supporting the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110).