Laura Marie Ross
Laura Ross, formerly of Mactaquac Heights, passed away at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, NB on March 17, 2019 at the age of 93. She was born in Rivière du Portage, NB.
She is survived by her son Joseph L. Ross (Doris); grandchildren Mike (Ashely) and Joey Ross and two great-grandchildren Hailey and Ava.
Laura was predeceased by her husband James J. Ross; parents David Comeau and Francois Dignard; five brothers Ben, Gilbert, Alexander, Hector and Gerard as well as three sisters Leanore, Martha and Olive.
Laura loved living in Mactaquac Heights where she maintained a home for 60 years which she beautifully landscaped. She was a wonderful gardener and her flowers and vegetables were a marvel. She enjoyed playing cards and visiting her many friends in the area and often traveled to the northern part of the province. In her early years she hunted deer and partridge.
Laura had a lengthy career as a cook. Thirteen years with the American Fish and Game Club, five years during the construction of the Mactaquac Dam Project and thirteen years at Mactaquac Lodge.
Interment will take place in the Hermitage Cemetery and the final details and service will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.