It is with profound sadness that the family of
Janice Elaine Ferdinand of Sackville,
NB, announce her unexpected passing on January 7, 2023 at
the age of 69. Jan was the daughter of the late Willis and
Frances (Langille) Ferdinand.
Jan was a lifelong employee of the Royal Bank and
retired as manager in Guysborough, NS. Despite being a proud
Nova Scotianer, upon retirement she moved to Sackville, NB, where she
became an active member of the Main Street Baptist
Church. Her keen interest in quilting developed
during retirement and resulted in many beautiful works of
art. Jan was a lover of animals and could never pass by a
dog or cat without stopping to make friends.
Jan moved many times during her RBC career and
developed wonderful friendships in each community.
The pride and joy of her life was her loving son,
Craig Ferdinand (Jesykah Kelly) of Centreville, NS, who will miss her
Also left to mourn her passing are sisters, Nancy
(Raymond) LeBlanc, Moncton, and Kathryn (Ivan) Illsley, Sackville, and
brothers, Bob (Naomi) Ferdinand, Amherst, Glenn (Heather) Ferdinand,
Upper Vaughn, NS, Stephen (Joanne) Ferdinand, Wentworth, NS, George
(Judy) Ferdinand, Oxford Junction, NS, and Greg (Sandi) Bell, Bible
Hill, NS. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by
her sister and sister-in-law Patricia Ferdinand and Marjorie
Jan is also survived by several aunts and uncles,
numerous cousins and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of
Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street,
Sackville, NB (506-364-1300). Honouring Jan's wishes,
cremation has taken place. Family and friends are invited to
a time of visitation at the Main Street Baptist Church, Sackville on
Thursday, January 12, 2023 from 1 pm until the time of the funeral
service at 2 pm. Pastor Andrew Swanson presiding.
Interment will be held in the Eagle Hill Cemetery, Westchester, NS, in
Memorial donations may be made to Main Street
Baptist Church or to a charity of your choice.
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