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Esther MacDonald

Esther MacDonald

Born In: Duvar

Passed in: Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Passed on: March 26th, 2014

1933 - 2014
Esther MacDonald, 81, formerly of Iris Crescent Riverview, N.B., passed away with her loving family at her side at Serena Care, in Moncton, N.B., on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Born in Duvar, P.E.I., she was the daughter of the late Emile and Emily (Richard) Arsenault. She retired from #5 Supply Depot Moncton after 16 years service. Esther enjoyed the great outdoors from camping in Cape Tormentine, shelling at the beach, gardening, she also loved to sew, knit, cook and doing her Christmas baking. A loving and caring wife, mom, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, she will be sadly missed by her loving husband Charles R. MacDonald; two daughters Nancy (Dan) Irvine of Riverview, Robin Hendry of Moncton; two sons Rob Hendry (Della) of Toronto and Mike Hendry (Theresa) of Oshawa; grandchildren Robert George, Robert James, Vanessa, Keri-Anne, Colleen, Tanya, Eric, Jeffrey and Emily; five great-grandchildren; a brother Edward Arsenault (Marg) of P.E.I.; sister Linda Kerwin (Bill) of Saint John, N.B., as well as her nieces, nephews and extended family. Besides her parents and her stepmother Dorothy (Gaudet) Arsenault, she was predeceased by her first husband Robert Hendry, her granddaughter Meaghan Hendry; sister Edna Gallant, and by two brothers Raymond and Oville Arsenault. Resting at the Riverview Funeral Home, 214 Pine Glen Rd., with visitation on Sunday, March 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. Parish Prayers and Sharing of Memories will be held at the funeral home Sunday evening at 8:30 p.m. The mass of Christian burial will be held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 5 Fatima Dr., Riverview, N.B., on Monday, March 31, at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Moncton, at a later date. Donations in Esther's memory made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by her family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Riverview Funeral Home, 214 Pine Glen Rd., Riverview, N.B., (506) 857-9544. Online condolences can be made at www.tuttlefuneralhome.ca



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