Mary Laura Donovan
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Mary Laura Donovan, which occurred on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at Kings Way Care Centre with her loving family at her side. Born in Saint John on December 17, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Emile and Albina (Christie) Vautour.
Laura worked at the DVA Hospital, the General Hospital and retired in 1991 from the Saint John Regional Hospital as a ward clerk. She was a lifelong resident of Saint John.
She is survived by her children, Stephen, Sean, Shane, Timothy (Mary), Paul, Tony, Darren (Laura Lee), Darryll, Roberta (Bruce) Crilley, Cathy Smith, Tina (Kenneth) Donovan and Iris (Greg) Lenihan; thirty-three grandchildren; several great-grandchild; one sister Evelyn Peterson; several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their thanks to all of the staff at Kings Way Care Centre, for the loving care and compassion she received while she was in their care.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenan's Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424). In keeping with Laura’s wishes there will be no formal visitation or funeral service. For those who wish, remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.