DONALDSON, JOSEPHINE LORETTA - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Josephine Donaldson (nee Sherwood) of Upham, NB, widow of John M. Donaldson, passed away October 4, 2011 at Embassy Hall, Quispamsis. She was born in Upham, on January 26, 1920, daughter of the late Herbert L. and Caroline (Steele) Sherwood. Josephine retired from Hayward and Warwick China Shop. She was a member of the A.C.W. and W.I. for over fifty years. She belonged to St. Peter’s Anglican Church and was a Sunday school teacher and sang with the choir. She was an avid Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto Maple Leafs fan. Josephine loved to dance and listen to Johnny Reid. She is survived by two daughters, Joanne Campbell (Derek) and Judy Price of Upham; three grandchildren, Tracy Price, Upham, Carrie Campbell, Upham and Joel Campbell, Saint John; two sisters, Beulah Rodgers, Upham and Gladys Howard, Saint John; one sister-in-law, Joy Sherwood, Saint John; several nieces and nephews. Josephine was predeceased by one sister, Lena Bustin and four brothers, Leonard, Sterling, Arnold and Frederick Sherwood. Josephine was a wonderful, loving wife, mother, gramma, sister, aunt and friend and will be truly missed by all who knew her.
Visitation will take place at Reid’s Funeral Home (506-832-5541), 1063 Main Street, Hampton on Thursday from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8. The funeral will be held 2:00pm, Friday, October 7, 2011 at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Upham. Interment in the adjoining cemetery. Memorials to St. Peter’s Church Upham, the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, the Kidney Foundation, Alzheimer Society or charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated. Online memorials and condolences may be made at www.reidsfh.com