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Millicent Bradbury

OBITUARY Millicent Bradbury It is with great sadness that the family of the late Millicent Bradbury announce her peaceful passing at James Paton Memorial Hospital, surrounded by loved ones, on October 11, 2017, at the age of 98 years. Millicent was pre-deceased by her husband Wilfred; her parents, Richard and Sarah Annie French; her brothers Malcolm French (S.S. Caribou), Rev. Watson French (Nan), Graham French (Helen), and James French (Janet); and also the brothers of her late husband (Pearce, Malcolm, George, Raymond and William). Leaving to mourn but celebrate her life with fond, loving and lasting memories, her three children, Marilyn Hounsell (Emerson) of Gander; David Bradbury (Peggy) of Burlington, Ontario; and Bill Bradbury (Danielle) of Gander. Also leaving five grandchildren, Susan Hounsell (Kevin), Robert Hounsell (Leanne), Davina Bradbury, Jason Bradbury and Jennifer Bradbury (David). Also, five great-grandchildren, Aiden and Charlotte; Kaymen, Kenyen and Kiara. Millicent also leaves a large circle of friends and extended family in Gander, Bay Roberts, and Ontario. Millicent will be especially missed by her extended family in Bay Roberts with whom she maintained regular contact, particularly her sister-in-law Nellie Bradbury and niece Evelyn Cave, who sang like a nightingale to her almost every evening over the phone. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service was held on Saturday, October 14th at 2:00 P.M. from St. Martin's Anglican Cathedral. Interment followed at All Saints Cemetery. Special gratitude is expressed to Millicent’s loving and devoted home care providers, Mary Lou Hodder and Hazel Durnford. Thanks, are also expressed to special friends Nick Soper and Marie Matheson who visited her frequently. Heartfelt thanks to the staff of JPMH for their care and compassion. Millicent led a healthy and active life. She continued to drive and walk into her 90s and was able to remain in her home throughout her lifetime. Millicent particularly enjoyed the fellowship of her church and church community. Donations in Millicent’s memory are gratefully accepted to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or St. Martin’s Anglican Cathedral. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home. To leave a message of condolence, please visit

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