Edith Isabelle (Ellis)
Scott, of Sackville, NB, and formerly of Baie Verte,
passed away at the Drew Nursing Home on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at the
age of 91. Born Jan 17, 1931 in Bathurst, she was the
youngest child of the late Alvin and Elizabeth (Scott)
Prior to marriage Edith had worked at
Marshlands Inn, Sackville, then was a stay-at-home mom until her girls
were grown. Later Edith became a valued 14 year member of
the Jones Funeral Home staff performing her duties with perfection.
She was a long time member of St. James United Church, Baie Verte, a
choir member, sunday school teacher, faithful member of WMS and UCW,
as well as a former member and president of Baie Verte Seniors
Her skills in the kitchen were enviable
and her bread and biscuits were in great demand. She enjoyed
card parties, quilting, knitting and spending time with her family.
Edith will be sadly missed by daughters,
Betty (Bob) Hunsley of Amherst and Eleanor of Fredericton;
grandchildren, Brianne (Andrew) Hunsley and Blake (Brent) Hunsley both
of Dartmouth, NS, Christopher (Tamara) Bilensky, of New Maryland, NB
and Mitchell Bilensky of Fredericton; great grandchildren, Fox and
Thora Hart, and Brooklyn Bilensky; a sister-in-law, Jean, as well as
several nieces and nephews.
Edith was the last surviving member of
her immediate family. Besides her parents, she was
predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Burris Scott; her infant
daughter, Esther, as well as her brothers, Melvin and Donald and her
sister, Charlotte Wiseman.
Arrangements are under the care and
guidance of Jones Funeral Homes,
Sackville and Port Elgin, NB
(506-364-1300). Cremation has taken
place. A graveside service will be held at the Fernwood Cemetery on
Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 2 pm followed by a time of reception at the
Winegarden Estates, Baie Verte.
Donations in memory of Edith may be made to the Drew Nursing
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family
by visiting the online memorial at www.jonesfuneralhome.ca or through
the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.
Donations in memory of Edith may be made
to the Drew Nursing Home.
Sharing of memories and condolences may
be sent to the family by visiting the online memorial at
www.jonesfuneralhome.ca or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook