WILCOX, Mary E. – Mary E. (Gowan) Wilcox passed away at the Passamaquoddy Lodge, St. Andrews, NB on Friday, March 5, 2021. Born in 1935, a daughter of the late Willard E. and Helen L. Gowan.
Survived by three stepchildren, Danny, Kim and Dwayne; siblings, Kenneth Gowan (Sandra), Phyllis Belliveau, Norval Gowan (Marlene), Edna Dykeman (Robert), and Robert Gowan (Janice). Mary was a special aunt to many nieces and nephews and especially to Betty Chase.
In addition to her parents, Mary was predeceased by her first husband Donald Little, her second husband Fay Wilcox, siblings Willard Gowan Jr., Clara Rose Gowan, Vance Gowan, Myrtle Frost and Lewis Gowan.
After completing high school, Mary had several jobs including blueberry raking, working at Captain John’s Factory, sales rep at the Met, schoolteacher and many years working as a bank teller. Mary was a lady of many talents. She was also a long-time member of Jehovah’s Witnesses and was loved by many in the fellowship.
In keeping with Mary’s wishes, there will be no funeral service or visitation held. For those who wish, remembrances to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated.
The Gowan family would like to thank the staff of Passamaquoddy Lodge for the wonderful care that was given to Mary.
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB (www.mehanfuneralhome.ca).