Edith Fawcett

Obituary of Edith Grace Fawcett

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The passing of Edith (Grant) Fawcett of Fredericton, NB occurred on Monday, March 20, 2023 at Hospice Fredericton. Born in Pinder, NB in 1931, she was the daughter of the late Scovil and Myrtle (Stairs) Grant and the wife of the late Ivan Fawcett.


Ivan and she enjoyed their time at Beulah Camp in Brown’s Flat with family and friends.  She was employed with Wilkins Building Supplies and the Province of NB. She was a member of the Journey Wesleyan Church for a number of years.


She is survived by one son, Stephen (Donna); two granddaughters, Leslie and Jenny, all of Fredericton, NB; brother in law, John Fawcett of Millville, NB; several nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Ivan in 2014 and son, Robert in 2021; her parents, two brothers, Irvine and Allan; four sisters, Helen St. Peter, Ruth Chase, Katherine Stairs, Eva Fawcett and two infant sisters, Leah and Mary.


The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff of Hospice Fredericton. The dedication and care given to Edith in her final days is unforgettable. She adored you all and was so appreciative of your kindness.


Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton, NB on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 from 4 to 7 pm. A Funeral Service will take place at York Funeral Home’s T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel, on March 23, 2023 at 2 pm with Pastor Matthew Maxwell officiating. Burial will take place at Nortondale Cemetery at a later date.


For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Journey Wesleyan Church, Nortondale Cemetery, Hospice Fredericton or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com



4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
York Funeral Home
302 Brookside Drive
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Thursday, March 23, 2023
York Funeral Home's T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel
302 Brookside Drive
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
(506) 458-9538


Nortondale Cemetery
Route 585
Nortondale, New Brunswick, Canada
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Edith Fawcett

1931 - 2023

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