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Bruce Utley Hollis


Bruce Utley Hollis

It is with deep sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Bruce Utley Hollis, age 75, of Sackville, NB.  Bruce passed away peacefully in the Sackville Memorial Hospital on Sunday, January 27, 2019.

Born in Amherst, NS, he was a son of the late Ernest and Louise (Black) Hollis.

Bruce loved life, and loved to play jokes on his family and friends.  He was a quiet man that loved time with his family, clamming, spending time by the stream fishing, and tinkering with motors.

He will dearly missed by his wife, the former Leona Brine of Sackville; children Bonnie Hollis, Amherst, NS, Susan Hollis, Moncton, NB, Donna (Timothy) Wells, Frosty Hollow, NB, Gail Fillmore, Surrey, BC, Carmella Hollis (Donald Patterson), Middleton, NB; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers Wendell (Joyce), and Vincent, both of Amherst, NS.

Predeceased by brother Jackie.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville, NB (506-364-1300), where visiting hours will take place on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 1 pm until 2 pm, followed immediately by the funeral service at 2 pm, Scott Balser, Life Celebrant, officiating.  Burial will take place in the Holy Rosary Cemetery in the spring.

Donations in memory of Bruce may be made to the Alzheimer's Society, or the charity of your choice. 

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Bruce's online memorial at or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Friday, February 1, 2019
Service Time
2 pm
Service Location
Jones Funeral Home, Sackville, NB

Visitation Time
1 pm until 2 pm
Visitation Location
Jones Funeral Home, Sackville, NB

Burial Date
Burial Location
Holy Rosary Cemetery

Requested Charity
Alzheimer's Society