Freda Mae Banniser, 81, of Moncton, passed away peacefully at the L.J. Jaillet Residence in Moncton, on Friday, July 3, 2020 with her husband by her side. Born in The Glades, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Stella (Wilson) Smith.
Freda was a retired office clerk with NB Power. She was very involved in the community, volunteering with M.S. Society, Friends of the Moncton Hospital, Canadian Red Cross (Blood Services), Lutes Mountain Meeting House, as well as the Hillside Baptist Church, where she was an active member. Freda cherished time with her husband and many friends. She was a very wholesome woman who always put others needs ahead of her own.
Survived and sadly missed by her husband of over 50 years, Eddie Bannister; sister, Judy (Tom) Taylor; sisters-in-law, Thelma Bustin and Margaret Smith; aunt, Laurine Wilson; several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews, including special nephew Aaron (Tracey) Smith. In addition to her parents, Freda was predeceased by brothers, Robert, Gerald, and Dennis.
Resting at Salisbury Funeral Home (372-4800) from where visiting will be held on Thursday, July 9, 2020 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm. Due to covid-19, social distancing will be respected, and masks are encouraged. A private Funeral Service will be held at a later date in the chapel with Rev. Jerry Reddy officiating. Interment in The Glades Cemetery.
If desired, memorials to the M.S. Society Atlantic Chapter would be appreciated.