Donna Elizabeth Wallace
It is with sadness that the family of Donna Elizabeth (McConnell) Wallace announces her death on December 20, 2019, at Hospice House Fredericton. Donna was born in Fredericton, the daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth (Lord) McConnell, and was the wife of the late Sterling Wallace.
Donna lived a long and happy life, and traveled extensively both before and after her retirement. Her kindness and generosity touched many lives. In earlier years she was involved in many community groups, some of which were: Rotary, IODE, Tri-Service and several advisory boards. She was an honory life member and past president of the Fredericton Society of St. Andrew, life member and past president of the York-Sunbury Historical Society. She was a parishioner of Christ Church Cathedral, where through the years she served in various capacities.
In addition to her parents and husband, Donna was predeceased by her sisters Leona Harvie and Merle Smith; brother Alvah McConnell; nieces Wanda Cummings and Jane Olmstead; great nephew Mark Prosser. She is survived by brother Eugene McConnell of Woodstock; two daughters Marye Delisle (Guy) and Cynthia Wallace; son Robert Wallace (Vicki); grandchildren Suzanne, Maxim, Patrick, Alexandria, Evangeline, Julia and Ian; five great grandchildren; ten beloved nieces and nephews; as well as many long time and very dear friends.
A visitation will be held at Christ Church Cathedral on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 from 2 – 4 pm and 7 – 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Christ Church Cathedral on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 2 pm with The Very Rev. Geoffrey Hall officiating and The Rev. Canon T.A. Smith assisting. Interment will be at Sunny Bank Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial tributes may be made to Hospice House Fredericton, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.