Edna Barrowcliff

Obituary of Edna Grace Barrowcliff

The death of Edna Grace Barrowcliff of Grand Bay-Westfield, NB occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital while surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 24, 2003. Born in Saint John, NB, Edna was the daughter of the late James and Nellie (Oakes) Cochrane. An avid bingo enthusiast, Edna was also a member of River Valley Seniors and Grand Bay Baptist Church. Known affectionately as 'the Mayor of Grand Bay', Edna was often seen at her favourite restaurant, the Dairy Queen. Besides her parents, Edna is also predeceased by her sisters: Kathleen, Marion and Dorothy and her brothers; Dougie, Russell and Jimmy. She is survived by her five children: Nancy (Paul) Publow, Toronto, ON, Jane (David) Marr, Westfield, NB, Mary (Donnie) Francis, Westfield, NB, Joyce (Doug) Lee, Saint John, NB and Joy (Denis) Roy, Quispamsis, NB, her sister, Betty (Merlin) Foster, St. Andrews, NB and two brothers: Bob (Donna) Greer, Saint John, NB and Wayne (Sheila) Greer, Westfield, NB as well as eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Resting at Brenan's Bay View Select Community Funeral Home, 1461 Manawagonish Rd, West Saint John, NB (506-634-7425) with visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday only. Funeral service from the Bay View Chapel will be Saturday April 26, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. with interment to follow on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. from Mt. Hope Cemetery, Nerepis, NB. Remembrances may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
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