Joseph Elvin Bannister, 81, of Salisbury passed away Thursday June 22, 2017 at the Moncton Hospital. Born in Petitcodiac he was a son of Ethel (Hicks) Bannister and the late Harold Bannister. Joe retired from the blacksmith shops of C.N.R. and enjoyed his time spent in the woods, hunting and fishing.
Survived and sadly missed by his beloved wife of 52 years Judy (Shay), mother Ethel (Hicks), Moncton; children Julie, Salisbury, Janet (Terry), River Glade, David (Angela), Salisbury, Joanne (Derrick), River Glade; grandchildren Emma, Jessica, Trinity, Meghan, Katie, Kaitlyenn, Brooklyn, Christopher, Adam; sister Bernice Gray; brothers George, Eldon, Arthur as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers John, Clarence, and James.
Resting at the Salisbury Funeral Home 3350 Rte 106 (372-4800) from where there will be visitation Sunday June 25th from 6-8pm and Funeral Monday June 26th at 11am with Rev. John Holt officiating. Internment at the Maplewood Cemetery, Petitcodiac.
If desired memorials to the NB Lung Association or CNIB would be greatly appreciated by the family.