Gertrude “Trudy” Boudreau

The Amherst News - - OBITS / CUMBERLAND COUNTY -

Gertrude “Trudy” Boudreau, 97 years of age, of Amherst, passed away peace­fully on Mon­day, Septem­ber 3, 2018 at the South Cum­ber­land Health Care Cen­tre, Parrs­boro. Born in River He­bert, she was a daugh­ter of the late Wal­ter and Hes­tel (Smith) Wood.

Born and brought up in River He­bert, Trudy at­tended Trin­ity United Church grow­ing up. She joined the Catholic Church when she mar­ried her hus­band John in De­cem­ber 1939. Her hus­band re­mained in the RCAF af­ter the war which kept them mov­ing from sta­tion to sta­tion, end­ing up in Hal­i­fax. Fol­low­ing re­tire­ment, they moved to Amherst where she was a mem­ber of the Holy Fam­ily Par­ish Church.

Sur­vived by daugh­ter Gail Marie (Ron­ald) Dowe, Amherst, two grand­daugh­ters, Kim­ber­lee Marie and Tosha Lee; great- grand­daugh­ter Phebe Mae Dowe.

Be­sides her par­ents, she was pre­de­ceased by her hus­band John in 2004, an in­fant daugh­ter; brothers Frank, Dar­rell, Regi­nald; sis­ters Doreen, Ber­nice and Genevieve.

Ar­range­ments have been en­trusted to the Fur­long~Jones Fu­neral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS. (902-667-8777) No vis­i­ta­tion by re­quest or ser­vice by re­quest.

Should friends de­sire, memo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to the L.A. An­i­mal Shel­ter.

Shar­ing of mem­o­ries and con­do­lences may be sent to the fam­ily by vis­it­ing Trudy’s on­line memo­rial at www.fur­ or through the Fur­long~Jones Fu­neral Home Face­book Page.

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