Estella (Stella) Mae Douthwright, 96, a lifelong resident of Salisbury, passed away Friday, February 2, 2018, at the Jordan LifeCare Centre.
She was born on the Scott Rd. to the late John and Gertrude (Lounsbury) Close. Stella had been a custodian with the former School District 16. She enjoyed Monday Morning Merry Makers, Salisbury Golden Age Club, was a member of the Pinehill Cemetery Board of Directors, past treasurer, past president and life member of the Ladies' Auxilary RCL Branch 31 & 41 and a past member of the former Salisbury W.I.
Stella is survived by daughters Shirley Morrissey (late Stillman) of Salisbury, Esther Vaughan (late Frank) of Moncton, son Lee of Salisbury, grandchildren Clayton (Jeannie), Connie, Beverly (Byron), Sandra (Marc), Heidi (Paul), Valerie (Kelly), Tamara (Trent), Jason (Kaitlynn), Nicholas, John (Julie), great grandchildren Alysha, Teagan, Tanner, Tailyn, Lucas, Raymond, brother Allison of Moncton, sister-in-law Kaye Close of Moncton and several nieces and nephews. She's predeceased by the father of her children Melbourne Douthwright, daughter Faye (1963), sisters Annie McFarlane, Ruth Armstrong, brothers Gordon, Stanley, Roy and Wilfred.
Resting at the Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Route 106 (372-4800), from where a Celebration of her life will take place Friday at 4pm in the chapel with Rev. Jennifer Brown officiating. Interment at Pinehill Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials given to the Pinehill Cemetery Fund or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.