It is with great sadness that the family of Anita (Landry) Sisk of Saint John, NB announces her passing which occurred peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on November 18, 2020 at Rocmaura Nursing Home. Born April 17, 1924 in Collette NB, she was the daughter of the late Pierre & Philomene (Martin) Landry.
In addition to running a busy household raising seven children, Anita worked at the New Brunswick Provincial Psychiatric Hospital followed by many years working at the Dr. William F. Roberts Hospital School until her retirement in 1989. She loved to travel whenever possible. She cherished her journeys to stay with family in Colombia, (Bogota, Cali,) Costa Rica, Mexico, Venezuela, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Washington & many other adventures with family.
Anita is survived by her children: Don (Kathy) of Arizona, Paul Edwin (Maria-Elena) of Columbia, Pauline of Calgary, Alberta, daughter-in-law, Mary Sisk of Chipman, NB, Monica (Vince) Vautour of Kingston, NB, Arthur (Isabelle) of Saint John, NB and Irene (Bill) Crandlemere of Saint John, NB. She is also survived by her siblings: Ovila (Annette) Landry of Collette, NB, Aurore Maillet of Rogersville, NB, Eva Gallant of Rogersville, NB & Odette Sisk of Bathurst, NB. She has 15 wonderful grandchildren which she dearly adored: Jason (Lesley) Sisk of St. John’s, Nfld, Michael (Bernadette) of Ottawa, On, Heather (Katen) Amin of Goa, India, Andrew Sisk of Montreal, Quebec, Raquel Sisk of Columbia, Sarita Sisk of Montreal, Que, Phillip (Kaitlyn) Sisk of Pembroke, On, Joel Vautour of Montreal, Que, Tom Vautour of Montreal, Que, Nigel Sisk of Saint John, NB, Olivier Sisk of Campbellton, NB, Jacob Sisk of Saint John, NB, Beniot Vautour of Saint John, NB and Makayla & Riley Crandlemere of Saint John, NB. Nine great-great-grandchildren as well as several nephews and nieces.
In addition to her parents, Anita was predeceased by her loving husband, Paul M.A. Sisk (1985) and her son Bernard Sisk (2019); brothers, Robert (Regina) Landry & Rene Landry.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenan’s Bay View Funeral Home, 1461 West Saint John (634-7425). Due to the current health restrictions, a private family Funeral Liturgy will be held. For those unable to attend, the service will be livestreamed and can be viewed by visiting Anita’s obituary on Brenan’s Bay View website. A celebration of Anita’s life will take place at a later date. For those who wish, remembrances in Anita’s name can be made to the Canadian Red Cross, Heart and Stroke Foundation, or a charity of the donor’s choice. www.BrenansFH.com.