Obituary of Marie Annette Bridgette Spencer
Marie Annette Bridgette Spencer passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Marie was born on January 28, 1963 in Saint John, NB to the late Floyd and Joanne (Durepos) Spencer.
Marie is survived by her loving sisters; Anne Spencer and Janet Spencer and her husband Larry, her father’s wife Noreen Spencer, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. She is predeceased by her parents and special pup Precious.
Marie graduated from Simons High School in 1981 and went on to NBCC St. Andrews, where she took Drafting. In 1985 she started her career with NB Tel beginning as an operator, and moving on to work as a cable cad, and eventually as a business service rep. She truly enjoyed working with voice over IP and unified communications. In 2015 she retired after 30 years of service.
Marie’s true passion after retirement was babysitting the twins Joshua and Joseph, to them she will be fondly remembered as Mee-Mee. Family meant everything to Marie, and she loved spending time with her sisters.
Marie loved astronomy, animals, reading, and being in nature; she enjoyed having the quiet time to reflect. Marie was a long-time member of Girl Guides of Canada and received her All-Around Cord and Canada Cord.
Arrangements are under the care of Castle Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Ave, Saint John, NB E2M 2L3, 506-634-1701. A Private Family Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 in Castle Fallsview Chapel. Interment will be held in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Spring 2022. Donations in Marie’s memory can be made to the SPCA or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Due to Covid-19 health measures placed on indoor gatherings by the Government of New Brunswick, all of those, 12 and over, attending the Memorial 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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