Noella Doucet

Mass of Christian Burial

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Holy Spirit Parish (St. Rose)
541 Milford Road
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada


1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Holy Cross Cemetery
1215 Sand Cove Road
Saint John , New Brunswick, Canada

Obituary of Noella Zoe Doucet

It is with sadness that the family of Noella (Bastarache) Doucet, wishes to announce her passing on April 8, 2022 at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital, surrounded by family. Born on September 15, 1930 in St. Norbet, NB, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Beatrice (Daigle) Boucher.

She is survived by her loving husband, John B. Doucet; daughters, Patsy Guerrtte (Rheal - deceased), Anne McHugh (Peter); stepdaughters, Michele Gardiner (Don) and Louise Melloy (Graham); four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and brothers, Jean Guy and Gerald Boucher.

Noella was predeceased by her first husband Alfred Bastarache; daughter Alfreda Hanson; son Michael Bastarache; sister Stella; and brothers, Joseph, Jules and Vincent Boucher.

Noella started out as a schoolteacher, but spent most of her working life in managerial positions with Reitmans and Smart Set, and retired to be a Florida snowbird for many years. She enjoyed many hours working in her vegetable gardens and canning everything each Fall. She had a passion for quilting and was a wonderful cook.

Arrangements are under the care of Castle Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Avenue, Saint John, NB 506-634-1701. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held from Holy Spirit Parish, St. Rose Worship Site on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 12:00 Noon. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at

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