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Dora Anna Maria Braam


Dora Anna Maria Braam

Dora Annamarie Braam, 94, of Hillsborough passed away peacefully on March 20th, 2022 at the Moncton Hospital with her family by her side.

Dora was born in Arnhem, Holland on February 17th, 1928 the daughter of the late Hank and Anna (Leyser) Reuling.
Dora moved to Canada from Holland in 1953 with her husband Hank and they started their farming business.   Dora was a farmer's wife who was not afraid to get her hands dirty.  She took on a substantial role at the farm and stepped in whenever needed.    She made sure all her family and farm hands were looked after and definitely fed everyone well, you never left her table hungry.    She always had a pot of tea on the stove and was ready when company stopped in for a chat.   She loved the time she spent outdoors in the garden.  She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and embroidering, she enjoyed all crafts and made everything with love.  Dora and her husband, Hank became valuable members of their community in Hillsborough.  She started the Brownies group in the area, volunteered at the local Library, and belonged to the Mary Crips Chapter I.O.D.E. , was a life member of the Hillsborough Women's Institute. Dora would walk the streets of Hillsborough and enjoyed meeting up with friends and checking on her neighbours as she walked by, she did this for over 40 years.  She had strong faith and was a dedicated member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. 
Dora's family was her priority in life, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother first and foremost. She was an inspirational woman who has left a legacy of love, hard work and determination for her family.  
"Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord and let light perpetual shine upon her.  May she rest in peace." 
She will be deeply missed by her daughters, Annamarie Sutherland (Cyril) of Lower Coverdale and Marilyn Flewelling (Gerry) of Quispamsis; son, Harry Braam of Hillsborough; by her treasured grandchildren, Courtenay Austin (James), Hillary Williams (David), Andrew Flewelling and Michael Braam (Rachel); precious great grandchildren, Nathan, Emily, Henry, Ben and Issac; sisters Annie (Andre) of Holland and Alida of Australia ; and 2 brothers, Arnold and Joe (Anneke) both of Holland.  She will also be missed by several nieces and nephews and by all her extended family, Church family and by her community.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her beloved husband Hank; cherished grandson Nicholas Braam; sisters, Teresa, Margo, Dinie, Ria, Emmie and Ellis; brothers, Hank and Garret.  She was also predeceased by several members of the Braam family.
She will be resting at the Albert County Funeral Home with visitation on Wednesday evening from 7-9pm with Parish Prayers and a time of sharing memories starting at 8:30pm.  The Funeral Mass will be held at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Riverview on Thursday, March 24th, 2022 at 11:00am.  Interment will be in the Holy Ghost Cemetery, Hopewell Hill, NB, at a later date.
For those who wish donations to the charity of the donor's choice in Dora's memory would be greatly appreciated by the family.
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
Thursday, March 24, 2022
Service Time
Service Location
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church

Wednesday evening, March 23rd, 2022
Visitation Time
Visitation Location
Albert County Funeral Home

Burial Location
Holy Ghost Cemetery, Hopewell Hill, NB

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