Evelyn Muriel MacLure
MacLure- Peacefully at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, Fredericton, NB. Monday, March 20, 2017. Evelyn Muriel (Little) MacLure of McAdam, NB.
Born May 8, 1917 at McAdam, NB. daughter of the late Hugh and Muriel (Hood) Little.
Upon graduation from high school, Evelyn attended Normal School. She taught in York Mills and McAdam. Evelyn met her husband Millar while taking summer courses at Mt. Allison University. After living in various parts of Canada, Evelyn and Millar settled in Toronto where Millar went on to become a professor at Victoria College, University of Toronto. Evelyn was an avid reader and has a lifelong passion for learning and travel. She enjoyed her many summers spent at the cottage at Magaguadavic Lake, yearly family barbeques, canoe rides up to Little Magaguadavic and spending time with family and friends. Evelyn had a lifelong passion for Archeology and loved nothing better than to walk the shores of the lake to look for artifacts. Evelyn was also a docent of Indigenous Studies at the Royal Ontario Museum.
After Millar's passing Evelyn moved back to her family home in McAdam where she was heavily involved in the restoration of the McAdam Railway Station and took great pride in the work that was accomplished.
Evelyn is survived by her sister Helen Teed and sister-in-law Madeline Little as well as several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Predeceased by two brothers Raymond and Archie Little and infant sister Winifred Little.
Evelyn's family would also like to extend a heartfelt thanks to Helen, Donna, Bev and Rose.
Funeral service will be held Saturday March 25, 2017 at 2 PM from St. George's Anglican Church McAdam, NB. with Rev. Arnold Godsoe officiating.
Visitation will be held at the church Saturday from 1-2PM. In lieu of flowers memorials to the charity of ones choice would be appreciated by the family.
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The S.O. Mehan and Son Funeral Home Ltd. 23 Main Street St. Stephen, NB. in care of funeral arrangements