It is with great sadness the family of Frances Gloria Lamont, wife of 62 years to the late George Thomas Lamont, announces her peaceful passing which occurred at Bobby’s Hospice on March 14, 2023. Born August 23, 1940 in Saint John, NB, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mae (Richard) London.
Frances is survived by her daughters Kathryn (late Joe) Richard, Lynn Lamont (Michael) McGinnis, Janet Lamont; son Geordie Lamont (Ann Redfurn); her grandchildren and great grandchildren Jason Richard and his children Sophia and Avery, Kalyn (Kyle) Breen and their children Kyson and Kelton, Ben Lamont-McGinnis, Matthew (Danika) Lamont and their children Alexia and Thomas, Olivia Lamont (Johnny MacLean) and their children Prezleigh and Weylyn, Hilary Lamont and her son Kendrick.
She will also be remembered by her sisters and brothers Norma Gilliland, Jean Lamont, Donna (Sholly) Mills, Ann Foster (Gerry White), Janice (Gary) Ross, Edward (Donna) London, Gail (John) Ross, Wanda London (Rick Lawlor), Frederick London, Wayne London (Kathy Scovil) and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband George and her parents, Frances was predeceased by her sisters Theresa in infancy and Shirley Geldart, brother Charles London, her brothers and sisters-in-law Doug Foster, Donald Geldart, Fred Gilliland, Joyce London, Patricia London, Slyvia (Harry) Hall, Colin Lamont, Alexis (Thomas) Hart, Wallace (Patsy then Vonnie) Lamont, Eric (Barb) Lamont, Laureen (Ron) Shonaman, Donald Lamont, Ian Lamont, as well as good friend Joan Goguen, son-in-law Joe Richard, father and mother-in-law Thomas and Agnes (Downie) Lamont.
Frances worked at Wassons Drug Store, NBLC, Drug City and Shoppers Drug Mart. After retiring, she was an active volunteer in the city for many community organizations over the years; Revenue Canada (Income Tax Program), Marathon by the Sea, Canadian Blood Services, St. Joseph’s Boutique and Imperial Theatre.
She was an active member of St. Vincent’s Alumni (Class of 1958), St. Joseph’s Church CWL, Catholic Women’s League of Canada, Secretary for CN Pensioner’s Council #2, SCRIBE for Maple Leaf Glades #1 and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Legion #53 Branch.
Frances had many hobbies and interests in her lifetime. She was a very social person who enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially travelling with her husband George. Frances loved spending the summers at Douglas Lake with family. She enjoyed doing puzzles, reading, gardening, sewing, knitting, word games, dancing, swimming, going for walks, listening to music, going to bingo and attending community and family social events.
Frances leaves behind a legacy of love and will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing and loving her.
A special thank you to the exceptional staff and volunteers of Bobby’s Hospice. All the kindness and compassion shown to both Frances and her family did not go unnoticed, we cannot find enough words to express our sincere appreciation.
Arrangements are entrusted to Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road (646-2424). Visitation and A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated mid-April at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Donations towards Bobby’s Hospice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
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