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Matilda May "Tilly" Barbour


Matilda May "Tilly" Barbour
Matilda May "Tilly" Barbour

Matilda "Tilly" May Barbour, 94, of Forest Dale Home passed away peacefully on May 30th, 2019 at the Moncton City Hospital. 

 Tilly was born on August 30th, 1924 the daughter of the late Edward and Mabel (McKee) Black. 
Tilly had a passion for cooking and shared her talent in the kitchen at the Albert County Hospital and at Forest Dale Home until her retirement.   She was a member of the Wesley United Church. Tilly was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star. She loved to curl and was one of the original members of the Fundy Curling Club. Her other hobbies included knitting, cooking, and playing a games of cards.  She was a very strong and determined woman who had a very competitive side, but as much as she liked to win, she also enjoyed a good laugh and spending time with family and friends.  Tilly and her daughter Mabel had a special bond, she felt very blessed not only to have Mabel as a daughter, but also as a best friend.  "The loss of a Mother can never be replaced but the Love of a Mother can never be lost."
Tilly was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  She will be deeply missed by her daughter Mabel Spence (Frank) of New Horton. She will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. 
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her beloved husband, Wallace Barbour; sisters: Audrey, Lois, and Marie; brothers: Arthur, Tracy, Russell, Clair, Keith, and Victor. 
A Graveside service to Celebrate the Life of Matilda "Tilly "Barbour will be held at the Hopewell Cemetery, Hopewell Hill, NB on Monday, June 17th, 2019 at 2:00pm with Rev. Carol Mullin officiating.   It is open to the public,  anyone who wishes to attend is welcome.
For those who wish, donations to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated. 
Arrangements are in the care of the Albert County Funeral Home 
4130 Route 114, Hopewell Cape, NB E4H-3K2 (506) 734-2780 
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Service Location
No funeral service

No visitation

Burial Date
Monday, June 17th, 2019
Burial Time
Burial Location
Graveside Service at Hopewell Cemetery, Hopewell Hill, NB

Requested Charity
Charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated.