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Queenie Stubbert


Queenie Stubbert

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Queenie Stubbert, 90, of Residence de l’Harmonie, Shediac and formerly of Florence and North Sydney on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Born in North Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Grace Hatcher.

She will be sadly missed by her a son, Sheldon (Karen) of Grande-Digue; daughter, Valerie Smith (Clarence) of Nelson House, MB; precious twin sister, Dorothy Pinkston of Sydney, NS and sister, Dianne Baker of Halifax, NS; two brothers: Sid Hatcher and Cyril Hatcher both of Sydney Mines, NS; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Wellington Stubbert; two sons: David and Glendon; one sister, Edna.

As per mom’s wishes, there will be no visitation and no funeral service. A private family committal service will be conducted at a later date. Interment will be in the Brookside cemetery in Sydney Mines.

Funeral arrangements are in the professional care of Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, 396 Main Street, Shediac (532-3297).

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It is November; Daily I watch as the leaves fall from the poplar tree outside my window. As each leaf falls, I witness the tree gradually go to sleep for the winter. Daily I also visit my mother at the hospital as her life slowly ebbs away like the falling leaves from the tree and I realize sadly with tear filled eyes that soon that last leaf will glide away. But then, I am comforted in the knowledge that in the Spring the tree will again awaken with fresh new leaves and that I will again see my mother’s smile on the face of my children and grandchildren; and so the tree of life goes on.