Marion L. Larkin
Marion L. Larkin passed away peacefully at Loch Lomond Villa, Saint John, NB on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the age of 97. Born in Saint John, NB, daughter of the late Warren and Margaret (Brown) Douglas.
Marion was married to Francis Larkin for 46 years and resided in St Stephen until 2 years ago when she moved to Loch Lomond Villa.
Marion and Francis dedicated their lives to serving Holy Rosary Church and ministering to others. They were an active Christian team in the Lay Ministry program, the Eucharistic Ministry program, and in chairing and helping to deliver the liturgy program for Holy Rosary. Their lives touched the lives of almost every parishioner, and many in the Charlotte County and across the border communities.
Marion was a Registered Nurse, trained at Chipman Memorial Hospital, in St Stephen, and graduated from the nursing program in 1951. She worked at the General Hospital, the D.V.A. and Calais Regional Hospital as the evening Nurse Supervisor until her retirement in 1987. She attended many Nursing conferences and conventions, including international during her career.
In 2002, Marion was a proud recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Commemorative Medal.
Marion is survived by her nephew, Francis (Terry Lee) Martin & their daughter, Elicia of Saint John, NB, and her extended family, Mary (Kevin) Kennedy, their children Mary and Doug.
Marion was predeceased by her husband, Francis Larkin, sisters, Ruth Douglas and Lillian Martin, and brother in law Gerry Martin.
Funeral service will be held at St Stephen’s Catholic Church, Milltown Blvd., St. Stephen, NB on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12 Noon. The family will receive friends at The S. O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Wednesday, November 13 from 4-6pm, and Thursday prior to the funeral mass from 10:30-11:30am.
For those who wish, donations in Marion’s memory may be made to support the Cathedral Restoration Project. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca
The family would like to thank the Care Team on Birch House at Loch Lomond Villa for their kindness, care and compassion. God Bless the caregivers that care for our seniors in NB Nursing Homes.