Edna Marie Lounsbury, 89, of Intervale went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at the Moncton Hospital. Edna was born to the late Winfred and Harriet (Matthews) Hicks in Wheaton Mills on September 3, 1929.
After graduating from high school, Edna taught at a one room school house in Hicks Settlement for two years.
Edna and Clinton, the love of her life, were married on September 11, 1948. Together they raised a family of seven and lived on a farm in Intervale.
She was a member of the First North River Baptist Church and Women’s Missionary Society. Edna enjoyed music and singing in the church choir. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, quilting, reading her bible and doing puzzles.
Edna and Clinton enjoyed traveling, camping and visiting with friends and family. In later years, Edna worked at Opal Inc. in Havelock. She and Clinton also helped out at Heather and Garth’s Dairy Farm.
Edna was a strong, determined woman full of love and grace.
She is loved and missed by her children Esther Joy Taylor (Harry), Intervale, Susan Jane MacLeod (Phillip), Harewood, Vernon Clinton Lounsbury (Corinne), Intervale, Sandra Jean Eagles (Ron), Lac La Biche, AB, Heather Marie Morton (Garth), Ford Bank, Krista Joan Wood (Kent), Norboro, PE; son-in-law, Walter Voutour; 18 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; sister Norma Bleakney, Fawcett Hill; sisters-in-law Shirley Hicks, Eleanor Joyce (Budd), Donna Gillies (Roy) and Irene Lounsbury; brothers-in-law Stan Lounsbury and George Lounsbury (Joan) and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, Clinton, Edna was predeceased by her daughter Judith Anne Voutour; great granddaughter Janessa Siebert; sister Ina Wilbur; brother Ralph Hicks and several brothers and sisters-in-law.
Resting at Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Route 106 (372-4800) visiting will be Friday, October 12 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral will be held at First North River Baptist Church Saturday, October 13 at 11 am. Interment to follow at First North River Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the First North River Baptist Church Building Fund or a charity of choice would be appreciated by Edna's family.