It is with the greatest of sadness that we announce the passing of Susanne Marie Wilson on Monday, March 2, 2020 at the Saint John Regional Hospital, surrounded by her ever-loving family.
Susanne is survived by her adoring husband of 44 years, Philip Wilson; children: Melissa Wright (Greg) of Grand Bay-Westfield, Carla Wright (Ryan) of McAdam and Stephanie Wilson (Steven MacDougall) of St. George. The joy of her retired life was her grandchildren: Adele, Arthur, Graham and Philip. She is also survived by her mother, Florence Dickerson; brother, Robert Dickerson (Terry); sister, Geraldine Dickerson; sister-in-law, Debbie Faulkner (Mike) of Rothesay; brother-in-law, Stephen Wilson (Ann) of Sussex; several special nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her father, William Dickerson and brother, Larry Dickerson, father-in-law, Raymond Wilson, and mother-in-law, Jean Wilson.
Sue had a God-given talent and passion for painting, jewelry making, knitting, crocheting, sewing, fashion, interior decorating and gardening. She had a deep love of the ocean, whether it was in the Caribbean or Oak Bay she could spend hours walking the beach or kayaking. She had a great love of travelling, Alaska, the Caribbean, New York, Alberta, British Columbia, the Maritimes, as well as camping, were all her favourite things to do. Her health was always her number one priority and became a licensed personal trainer in 2001.
Sue graduated from St. Stephen High School and attended NBCC in St. Andrews. She worked for Guy R Day & Son, The Great Northern Fence Company and 22 years for the local school district, 13 years at the Blacks Harbour Elementary School and 9 years in the payroll department at District Office.
The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the staff at the CCH, and the dedicated caring team at the SJRH Palliative Care Unit and Charlotte County Extra-Mural; these teams treated Sue and the family with tremendous care and compassion to make this difficult journey as comforting as possible.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church, Milltown Blvd., St Stephen, NB on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 11 a.m. Visitors were welcomed at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home, 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020. Interment will occur at the Oak Bay Cemetery at a later date. . Interment will occur at the Oak Bay Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Susanne’s memory to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or the Oak Bay Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca