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Sylvia "Chum" Craft


Sylvia "Chum" Craft
Sylvia "Chum" Grace Craft of Tobique First Nation passed away unexpectedly at the Upper River Valley Hospital on the evening of September 21, 2020.

Sylvia was born in Tobique First Nation, NB, on March 4, 1939. She was the daughter of the late George and Marion (Moulton) Bernard. Sylvia leaves behind her daughters, Roxanne Sappier (Lyndon), Ellen Perley, Erica Craft (partner Aaron Nicholas), all from Tobique First Nation, NB, Jade Craft of Fredericton, NB; her son Edwin Bernard (Patricia) of Tobique First Nation, NB; her grandchildren, Ryan, Ashley, Bradley, Courtney, Dallas, Emily, Josh, Grace, Patience, Stephen Jr., Stephanie, Adrianna, Ethan, Phillip, Jordan, and Violet; her brothers, Sylvester Bernard of Caribou, ME, Eldon Bernard (Della) of Tobique First Nation, NB, Charles Bernard of Presque Isle, ME; along with numerous great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, her son, Adrian Evans; her sisters, Bernadette Sappier, Mary Mitchell, and Regis Waloven; her brothers, Frederick, Herman, and Maynard Bernard.

Funeral service was held on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 11 am from St. Ann's Catholic Church, Tobique First Nation, NB. Father Curtis Sappier celebrated. Interment will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.

Music for the service was by organist Tracy Hamilton and the church choir. The eulogy was given by Imelda Perley.

Pallbearers were Stephen Perley Jr., Jordan Hanscome, Ryan Sappier, Josh Sappier, Ethan Perley, and Bradley Bernard.

Arrangements were entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover, NB.
Service Date
Friday, September 25, 2020
Service Time
11 am
Service Location
St. Ann's Catholic Church, Tobique First Nation, NB

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
Visitation Time
Starting at 1 pm on Wednesday until 10:30 am on Friday
Visitation Location
4 Perley Road, Tobique First Nation, NB

Burial Location
St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery, Tobique First Nation, NB

Requested Charity
St. Ann's Catholic Church, Tobique First Nation, NB