Ernest E. Gaddas
1948 - 2022
Ernest E. Gaddas
Service Information
Service Date
Friday, June 3, 2022
Service Time
2 PM
Service Location
Graveside- St Stephen Rural Cemetery, St Stephen, NB.
Requested Charity
MindCare NB or a charity of the donor’s choice
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Ernest Edward Gaddas passed away unexpectedly in Toronto, ON, on May 13, 2022. Born in St Stephen, NB, he was the son of the late Louise Edna (Matheson) and Frank Edward Gaddas. Raised in St Stephen, NB, he was a welder by trade and also worked at lumbering. He loved to travel, especially by bus, and could often be found in conversation with friends at Tim Hortons.

Ernie is survived by three brothers: Ron (Joanne) of Pennfield, NB, Frank, Jr, (Carlene) of St Stephen, NB, and Gary of St Stephen, NB; four sisters: Debbie Gibson (Clarence) of Little Ridge, NB, Pamela Smith (David) of Little Ridge, NB, Dianne Casey (Everett) of Oak Hill, NB, and Cindy Hartford (Brian) of St Stephen, NB; one brother-in-law: David Richardson of St Stephen, NB; two aunts: Ruby Andrews of Calais, ME, and Marilyn James of Baileyville, ME., as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides his parents, Ernie was predeceased by sisters Susan Gaddas and Brenda Richardson.

Cremation has taken place and Ernie’s ashes will be buried in the family lot in the St Stephen Rural Cemetery. Family and friends are welcome to attend a graveside service to be held on Friday, June 3, at 2:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to MindCare NB at or a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Ernest E. Gaddas