Nellie Legere
1933 - 2021
Nellie Legere
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday, December 18, 2021
Service Time
2 pm
Service Location
Jones Funeral Home, Sackville
Burial Information
Burial Date
Burial At A Later Date
Burial Location
Midgic Cemetery
Requested Charity
Heart & Stroke Foundation; Donor's Choice
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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Nellie Anna (Phinney) Forbes Legere on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at the Sackville Memorial Hospital.  Born in Midgic, Nellie was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Della (Sears) Phinney.

Nellie was a member of the Canadian Air Force as an RNA.  After marrying her first husband she worked for London Life until her daughter was born.  After returning to Sackville she worked for the Red Cross.  Nellie was a member of the Midgic Baptist Church and The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #26, Sackville.

Nellie will be dearly missed by three step-daughters: Lois (David) Tracey, Kentville, NS, Brenda (John) Long, Sackville, NB and Anne Maxwell, Shediac, NB;  four grandchildren, William, Colby, Kylie and Nellie; five great grandchildren, Mya-Mae, Derrick, Claire, Mylah-Rae, and Matteo;  11 step-grandchildren and several step-great grandchildren; her brother Vernon (Tammy) Phinney, Timber River; sisters Reva Cook, Sackville and Bernice Snowdon, Sackville; son-in-law, David Landry, Point de Bute; a sister-in-law Marilyn Phinney, Fredericton, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband William Forbes; her second husband, Albert Legere; her daughter Della Mae "Dee Dee" Landry; her sister Marjorie Snowdon and her brother Ernest Phinney.

Arrangements are under the care and supervision of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville, NB (506-364-1300).  Honouring Nellie's wishes, cremation has taken place.  A funeral service for Nellie will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 2 pm.  Burial will take place in the Midgic Cemetery in the Spring.  

To attend the funeral service proof of double vaccination and a government issues ID will be required as per current regulations.

Donations in memory of Nellie may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of the donor's choice.

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

Nellie Legere