With celebration of a life well lived, the family of Edgar Murray Dunnett announce his passing on Friday, July 5, 2019 at the Chaleur Regional Hospital, Bathurst.
Born in Sillikers, NB, he was the son of the late John & Martha (Blackmore) Dunnett in Sillikers, NB.
He was employed with NBTel for 38 years and was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America. He was deeply involved in church life from an early age, serving as usher for more than 60 years. A member of Bayview Baptist/The Point Church Bathurst, he served as trustee, boys ministry leader, and in hospitality ministries.
He is survived by his wife Judy; children: Sandra, John (Marilyn), Paul (Lisa), and David (Jill); grandchildren: Benjamin & Sarah, Jacob & Sadie, Riley; step-children: Joanne (Peter) Hall, André (Lucinda) Dubé, Jean-Paul (Leisa) Dubé, and Denise (Wesley) Logan; step-grandchildren: Sophie & Louise Hall, André Michel & Christopher Dubé, Everard & Brandon Logan, Zachary & Anna Yerxa; sisters: Marina Dunnett & Abigail Holmes; former daughter-in-law Gina Dunnett; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and treasured friends.
Predeceased by his first wife Barbara (Hosford); sister Emma Gray; brothers: Isaac, James, Eugene, Jarvis, Elliott and George; and step-grandson Benjamin Logan.
His interests included Miramichi history and genealogy, horses, collecting bells, making beach glass jewelry, gardening, Scripture, and most of all spending precious time with family.
Visitation will be on Monday, July 8th, 2019 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Elhatton’s Funeral Home (www.elhatton.com), Bathurst. The funeral will be on Tuesday, July 9th at 11am at The Point Church, 780 O’Neil Ave, Bathurst. Reception to follow. Burial will be at 3:30pm at Boom Road Presbyterian Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Edgar can be made to a charity of your choice – as one of Edgar’s sayings would put it, ‘It makes no odds."