Margaret "Isabel" Bright
At her home, McAdam, N.B, on February 18, 2014, Margaret Isabel Bright.
Born November 30, 1921 at Ferry Road, N.B.
Married to the late R. Lawrence Bright of McAdam and the eldest child of the late Andrew and Alice Mae (Walsh) McEwen of Ferry Road, New Brunswick.
Survived by her daughters, Dana Lilian Trafton (Wayne) of Calais, Maine and Una Mae Wilson (Thomas) of Rothesay, N.B.; son, Andrew Bright (Debra) of McAdam, N.B.; step-daughter, Delcy Barton (Dick) of Edgewater, Maryland; 8 grandchildren, Lisa Greenlaw (Wade), Krista Clark (Allen), Jennifer Harris (Wayne), Stephanie Waugh (Andrew), Garett Bright (Rebecca Davenport), Carrie Crozier (Robbie), Erica Wilson (Jordan Sauve), and Lee Wilson (Erica White); great-grandchildren, Myah and Austin Harris, Sadie Waugh, Ethan Clark, and Axel Bright, who as fate would dictate, was born on the day of her death; sisters-in-law, Marguerite Bright and Gloria McEwen; brothers-in-law, Danny Bright (Beatrice) and Giles Cook; several nieces and nephews.
The last surviving member of her immediate family, Isabel was predeceased by her husband of 50 years in 1995, parents and brothers, Kimball, Douglas and Ralph McEwen.
Isabel was a devoted teacher in McAdam schools for 28 years, retiring in 1983. She was a faithful member of St. Paul's United Church, McAdam for 65 years, singing in the choir and being an active member of the UCW. She was a long standing member of the Rebekah Lodge for 70 years. She delighted in playing cards (45's), always overbidding her hand and setting her partner. She also had a passion for gardening and flowers and was often seen walking around the village of McAdam on her daily 2 mile walk.
A memorial service will be held at St. Paul's United Church, McAdam, N.B. on May 3, 2014 at 2 PM.
Interment at Rockland Cemetery, McAdam, N.B. For those who wish, remembrances to St. Paul's United Church or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca
The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, N.B. in care of funeral arrangements.