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Rita Marie Aucoin

Rita Marie  Aucoin

Passed on: February 15th, 2018

We regret to announce the passing of Rita Marie Aucoin, age 91, at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital on February 15, 2018. Born in St. Joseph's Dumoine, Rita was the daughter of the late Lucy Anne and Joseph Aucoin.
Rita worked at Woolworths for over 30 years. She was a quiet gentle person who put everyone’s needs above her own. Rita was a very religious person who attended Mass daily when she was able. She belonged to a charismatic prayer group, Carmelites and also was a Eucharistic Minister.
Rita is survived by her sisters, Leona Sheppard with whom she resided, Margaret (Mel) Saniga, Brampton, ON, Isabelle (Danny) MacLennan, New Waterford, Rachelle Nugent, Sydney, Justine Ryan, Dartmouth, and one brother, Albert (Norma) Aucoin, Sydney. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, especially Denise Aucoin.
Besides her parents, Rita was predeceased by her brothers, Clarence and Ivan.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford.
A Funeral Mass of celebration will be held in the Parish Church of St. Leonard on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 10 a.m. with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial to follow in Mount Carmel Cemetery, with a luncheon at the KOC Hall, New Waterford.
Donations can be made to Nora’s House or to a charity of one’s choice.
Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.


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