Obituary of June Jeanette Markee
June Jeanette (Eldridge) Markee, loving wife of the late Gerald Markee, left this world to be with her Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ on Friday, October 18, 2019. Born June 6, 1939, in Beaver Harbour, NB, she was the daughter of the late Clare and Grace (Borthwick) Eldridge.
June had a deep faith in the Lord and her spirituality was always very important to her. She loved to garden and was an extraordinaire when it came to keeping and decorating her house- having a great eye for detail. June enjoyed going on Sunday drives, especially to the water which was one of her favourite spots. She loved to travel, paint and create art with her hands. She loved to entertain her family and friends.
During her working life June held many careers including retail, a florist shop, the salmon industry and was a caregiver at a special care home for the elderly.
June will be greatly missed by her daughter, Kelly Matchett of Quispamsis; twin sister, Jean Foote of Halifax; sister, Shirley Quigley of Pennfield, NB; twin brothers, James (Eileen) Eldridge of Florida and David (Joanne) Eldridge of Rothesay, NB; grandchildren, Timothy Matchett and Cody (Brianna) Matchett; and her furry companion, Bella.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her daughter Patricia Jean; son-in-law, Ted Matchett; brothers, Carmen, Wilfred, Ford, Glen, Ernest and Myles Eldridge; and sisters, Hazel Clinch and Millicent Hawkins.
Arrangements are under the care of Kennebecasis Funeral Home, 152 Pettingill Road, Quispamsis (849-2119). Visitation will be held on, Monday, October 21, 2019 from 2-5 PM and 7-9 PM at Kingsway Assembly, 7 Kingsway Drive, Quispamsis. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Kingsway Assembly. Interment will take place at Pennfield Anglican Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances in memory of June may be made to the Joshua Group (e-transfers can be sent to: donation@theJoshuaGroup.com or call Sharon Walsh at: 647-9929 to make other payment arrangements) or the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be placed at: www.kennebecasisfh.com
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