Funeral Location:St. Joachim's Catholic Church, Eel Ground Resting Location:Northumberland Funeral Home Wishes:Eel Ground First Nation School - Breakfast Program and/or Hot Lunch Program
Mary Norma (Barnaby) Blackmore 69, wife of the late Isaac Irwin Blackmore (Ike) of Eel Ground First Nation, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 4th, 2016; at the Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton, NB after a lengthy illness.
Born on June 5th, 1946 in Miramichi, NB; she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Bertha (Ward) Barnaby. She was a medical driver for Eel Ground First Nation before her retirement and was a member of the St. Joachim's Roman Catholic Church in Eel Ground. Norma enjoyed cooking, crafting, quilting, sewing, attending senior gatherings in Eel Ground and spending time with her granddaughter Kayleigh, family & friends.
She is survived by one daughter, Katherine A. Barnaby (Kevin Forrest) of Fredericton, NB; one son Max William Hogan of Monticello, Maine; one granddaughter, Kayleigh Alyssa Mary Colford of Fredericton, NB. Norma is also survived by her lifelong best friends: Doug Wood, Leona Francis and Shirley-Martha Ward as well as many nephews and nieces that will miss her dearly.
Norma was predeceased by one sister, Doreen Barnaby; two brothers, Isaac Eric Barnaby and Eldon Dedam as well as two infant sisters: Noreen Barnaby and Carmel Barnaby. Norma was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Contributions to honour Norma can be made to the Eel Ground Schools breakfast program and/or the hot lunch program.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of Northumberland Funeral Home, 102 Pleasant Street, Miramichi, NB. Telephone Number: 622-7741.