It is with heavy hearts that the family of Mrs. Marie Eileen Linden announce her passing at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on September 9, 2022 at the age of 83.
Marie was born in Sussex on May 16, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Victor and Annie (Howe) Smith.
Howard changed her life; he taught her how to drive. She worked with him delivering mail. He accepted her children as his own. She loved to play cards; especially cribbage; she also enjoyed bingo and fiddle music. In the later years of her life she loved to do wordsearch puzzles, until she found out she could do puzzles on her iPad, that became her favorite pastime.
Marie is survived by her children: Margery Beach and her husband David of Mount Middleton, Wanda Belding and her husband Daryl of Jemseg, Bea McGarity and her husband Ken of Lower Cambridge, Bert and Tracey Butcher of Berwick, Ronnie of Apohaqui and Douglas and his wife Juanita of Sussex; her sister, Emily Morris of Sussex; her grandchildren: Scott, Mark (Jenny), Jackie, Christopher (Amy), Robert, Sarah (Jon), R.J., Brandon, Kristopher and Krystal; great grandchildren: Brittany, Cheyenna, Emma, Emily, Karter and Mackenzie; her special friend, Betty Smith; as well as several nieces and nephews
Along with her parents, she is predeceased by first husband, Billy Clements who passed away in 1981 and second husband Howard Linden who passed away in 1997; her twin sister, Millie Hutchinson; her brother, Harry Smith; her infant sister, Annie; her infant son; her son, Ralph Clements; her granddaughter: Annie Marie Clements; her niece and nephew: Pam and David Hutchinson and her companion, Keith.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of Wallace Funeral Home, 34 Sunnyside Drive, Sussex, (506-433-1176) where visitation will be held on Monday from 2-4pm and 6-8pm.
A service celebrating Marie’s life will be held from Wallace Community Chapel on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 11:00am.
Donations in memory of Marie may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice. Condolences to the family and donations may be made through WallaceFuneralHome.com