DINES, A. Jean (Dines, Ames, McLaughlin) – Peacefully, at the Charlotte County Hospital, on Friday, February 12th, 2021; went “HOME” to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, with her son Wayne McLaughlin of Oak Haven, NB and daughter Gloria Barter of St. Stephen, NB, by her side. Born in Honeydale, NB, the daughter Herman and Edith (Scott) Ames.
Jean is survived by her son Wayne McLaughlin and daughter Gloria (Bob) Barter; grandsons Joe (Pauline), Jeffrey Barter, all of St. Stephen; great-grandson Nicholas (Morrison- Barter); great-great-grandson Zakkary Barter; special cousin Josie Gillespie of Harvey, NB and Carl Gavel of Nackawic, NB; special friends Daniel Hood, Ruth and Vera Kitson. Survived by several nieces, nephews and a host of friends and loved ones who will dearly miss her.
She was predeceased by her parents Herman and Edith (Scott) Ames, four infants, her first husband Cecil McLaughlin, and second husband Merrill Dines, also her precious granddaughter Kimberly Barter.
Over the years Jean worked at Ganongs, in various retail stores, did office work, as well as waitressed at several restaurants. She dedicated her life to serving the Lord and her family was always top priority. She was always there with loving hands to those in need.
Jean was a long-time dedicated member of the L.O.B.A #1253 for over 60 years, the Rebekah Lodge and Pythian Sisters serving and dedicating her life to serving them both and others for many years, with great passion and desire.
When Jean could find time she took great joy in quilting, crocheting, knitting, sewing and crafts and found time to make beautiful wedding cakes, flower arrangements for weddings and funerals.
A service in celebration of Jean’s life will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB (506-466-3110). The interment will take place at Moore’s Mills Rural Cemetery.
Due to circumstances surrounding the pandemic, seating will be limited. You will be required to pre-register by calling the funeral home to reserve your seat. Masks will be required. COVID 19 pre-screening protocols will be in place. If you are feeling vulnerable, anxious or unwell you should not attend. The service will be live streamed and the link to join the service will be available on the funeral home website obituary.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com