DOIRON, Jean Eva May - 57- Arichat – It is with great sadness that the family announces her passing on December 21, 2010 in the Strait Richmond Hospital, surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Arichat, she was a daughter of the late Carl and Edith (Fougère) Burton. She took great joy in being a wife and mother, and most of all, a grandmother. She was a fabulous cook and took great pride in her sewing. She never gave up hope while she battled her cancer with dignity and strength. She stayed strong until her grand-daughter, Bronwyn, was born and held her in her arms. Jean is survived by her loving husband, Richard; son Chris (Krista) Doiron, NB; daughter Lori (Jamie) Benoit, West Arichat; mother Edith, Arichat; brother Carl Jr. “Buster” (Donna) Burton, Linwood; Larry “Sonny” (Janet) Burton, Auld’s Cove; Russell (Vicki) Burton, Pictou; Billy (Patsy) Burton, Pictou; Preston (Lori) Burton; Garfield (Kathy) Burton, NB; Brian (Sara) Burton, Pictou; sister Joan (Eldred) Richards, Bridgewater; Shirley (Theo) Landry, Pictou; Darlene (Donnie) Fraser, Pictou; grandson Hudson and grand-daughter Bronwyn, ten nieces and twelve nephews. She was predeceased by her grand-daughter Skylar. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 in Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, Arichat. Burial to follow at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Strait Richmond Hospital, Palliative Care Unit or the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to I.M.L. Funeral Services, Petit De Grat.
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