The passing of Maxine Ruth Richards, wife of Robert Richards of Fredericton, NB, occurred on October 2, 2021 at the Dr Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton. Born on December 18, 1935 in Campbellton, NB, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Dorothy (LeFurgey) Blaikie.
In addition to her husband, Maxine is survived by her sons, Eric (Ruth) and Kent; daughter, Melanie (Michael); grandchildren, Maddy and Bella Richards, Rachel and Norah McKinnon; brother, Brian; sister, Sharon; sister-in-law Judy; former sister-in-law, Shelagh; brother-in-law John; nieces and nephews.
Arrangements have been entrusted to York Funeral Home. A Graveside Service will take place in SunnyBankCemetery, Fredericton, on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 11 am with Rev. Canon Wandlyn Snelgrove officiating. Pallbearers are Eric Richards, Kent Richards, Melanie McKinnon, Brian W. Blaikie, Sandra Taylor Abbott, Kim Waugh. Honorary Pallbearers are Glen Abbott, Doug Waugh, Pat Ouellette, Judy Heinzen, Sharon Holmes, Kim Poley, Jackie Latina, Mabel Finnie, Rosa MacAuley. Remembrances can be made to Pancreatic Cancer Canada. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com