Obituary of Myrtle Christine Lomax
Myrtle Christine Lomax passed away peacefully and was reunited with her husband Cecil on Saturday, December 11, 2021. Christine was born on September 21, 1927 on Wood Island, Grand Manan to the late Hughitson and Madeline Shepherd.
Christine is survived by her children; Paul Lomax (Thelma), Juanita Lomax, Cyril Lomax (Kim), Sheldon Lomax (Trudy), and Laverne Mitchell, brothers; Fraser Shepherd (Lil) of Grand Manan, and Wendell Shepherd (Elaine) of Florida, sister Pat McNab of Edmonton, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Christine is predeceased by her parents, husband Cecil, daughter Geraldine Lomax, granddaughter Kelly, and siblings; Bernice, Audrey, Jean, Murray and Allison.
Christine loved children. She came to Little Lepreau as a school teacher , where she met her future husband . After raising her family, she then taught kindergarten in her home for several years. Christine loved crafts and was an incredible baker. Her chocolate cake was infamous; she always made birthday cakes for everyone. It was typically her chocolate cake, and people still ask for it to this day. Christine enjoyed crafts and was very active in her church teaching Sunday School and playing the organ.
Arrangements are under the care of Castle Fallsview Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Ave, Saint John, NB E2M 2L3, 506-634-1701. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 13, 2021 from 7:00 PM -9:00 PM at Bethany Independent Baptist Church in Little Lepreau. A Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow in Little Lepreau Cemetery. Donations in Christine’s memory can be made to Little Lepreau Cemetery or the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences can be made at www.castlefh.ca
Due to Covid-19 health measures placed on indoor gatherings by the Government of New Brunswick, all of those, 12 and over, attending the Visitation and Funeral Service will be required to show proof of vaccination and a piece of government issued ID, or proof of medical exemption
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