It is with sadness we announce the passing of Clara Jacob at the age of 102 of Manoir de la Butte, Cap-Pelé, formerly of Petit-Cap, NB. Clara passed away peacefully at the Dr. Georges L. DuMont Hopsital on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
Born in Shemogue, NB, she was a daughter of the late Francois and Léa (Richard) Melanson.
Clara is survived by sons, Ovila, Normand, and Gary; daughters, Georgette, Gisele, Patricia, Linda and Shirley; sisters Juliette and Romaine; 15 Grandchildren, and 13 Great Grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.
She is predeceased by her husband, Philippe; sons, Romuald, Guy and Philippe Jr "Joe".; daughter Delcia; infant daughter Gilberte; granddaughter, Bonnie; brothers, Hervé, Roméo and Rhéal; sisters, Marguerite, Blanche, Réjeanne, Elise, and Enna.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Jones Funeral Home, Sackville and Port Elgin, NB (506-364-1300). At Clara's request, there will be no visitation. Funeral Mass will be held from St. Timothée Roman Catholic Church, Shemogue, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 11 am, Father Emery Brien officiating. Burial will follow in the Parish Cemetery.
Those wishing to make a donation in Clara's memory may do so to the charity of your choice.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Clara's online memorial at www.jonesfuneralhome.ca or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.