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Evelyn (Terris) Steeves


Evelyn (Terris) Steeves

Evelyn (Terris) Steeves, 94, of Fundy Royal Manor, Hillsborough went to be with her Saviour on May 9th, 2019, she passed away at the Dr. Georges L- Dumont Hospital with her niece, Susan by her side.

 Evelyn was born in Hillsborough on August 17th, 1924 the daughter of the late Leroy and Gertrude (Beaumont) Terris.  
Evelyn was retired from the Federal Government as a civil servant.  She was a faithful member of the Valley Baptist Church.  She enjoyed working with children and was instrumental in youth groups, Pioneer Girls and the Awana Program at the church.  She was a lifetime member of the WMS.  She was a member of the Hillsborough Seniors Group. She will be remembered for her  proper etiquette and having things done in a certain way.  She also loved to have fun and enjoyed going on bus tours with her family and friends.  She was one those people you could count on if anyone needed anything and was always willing to help.  Her unwavering faith was an example to many.  Evelyn did not have any children of her own but had a very special place in her heart for her nieces and nephews. She was most definitely one of the favourite aunts.  Evelyn felt blessed to have had a close relationship with her niece, Susan she was there for her when she needed anything over the years.  The bond between them was strong and Susan was like a daughter to her.   Evelyn had a good life and was ready to go to her eternal home.  She is now hearing the words, "Well done thou good and faithful servant" and walking the streets of gold beside her beloved Saviour.
Evelyn was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  She was predeceased by her first husband, Benedict Joseph McKinley, and second husband, Harry Douglas Steeves; brothers, Lavant, Wentworth, Charles, Harold, Gerald, Curtis and Herbert.
She will be resting at the Valley Baptist Church with visitation on Friday evening from 6-9pm.  The funeral service will be held at the Valley Baptist Church on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at 11:00am with Rev. Wayne Johnson officiating.  Interment will be in Fair Haven Memorial Gardens, Moncton, NB.
For those who wish donations in Evelyn's memory to the Valley Baptist Church would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements are in the care of the Albert County Funeral Home, 4130 route 114, Hopewell Cape, NB, E4H-3K2 734-2780


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Service Date
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Service Time
Service Location
Valley Baptist Church

Friday evening, May 10, 2019
Visitation Time
Visitation Location
Valley Baptist Church

Burial Location
Fair Haven Memorial Gardens, Moncton, NB

Requested Charity
Donations to the Valley Baptist Church would be appreciated.