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William "Willie" Pirie


William "Willie" Pirie
With his loving wife by his side, William "Willie" Pirie of Gladwyn, NB, passed away peacefully at his home on March 5, 2021.

Willie was born in South Tilley, NB, on August 2, 1934. He was the son of the late Hubert and Mildred (Griffin) Pirie. Willie leaves behind his wife, Maxine Pirie (Finnamore); his sister, Vivian Bolstridge of Perth-Andover, NB; his brother, Frank Pirie (Geneva) of Gladwyn, NB; his mother-in-law, Marion Gallant of Fredericton, NB; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Rosalie Pirie of South Tilley, NB, Stephen Finnamore (Janice) of Blackville, NB, Stewart Finnamore (Jeannette) of Fredericton, NB, Mary Jean Spencer (Joe) of Fredericton, NB, Leslie Finnamore (Beryl) of Fredericton, NB, Allan Finnamore (Penny) of Fredericton, NB, and Bruce Finnamore (Sharon) of Fredericton, NB; along with many nieces and nephews.

Willie was predeceased by his parents and his brother, Jack Pirie; his brother-in-law, Angus "Bun" Bolstridge.

Funeral service was held on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 2 pm from St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church. Father Gilbert Doddatto celebrated. Interment will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.

Music for the service was by David King. The eulogy was given by Janice Finnamore. The reading were by Rosalie Pirie. The urn was carried by Stephen Finnamore.

Maxine would like to express her heartfelt gratitude to Dr. David Bell, the Extra-Mural nurses, Willie's caregivers, and Rosalie Pirie for the excellent care they gave Willie over the years. She would also like to send a special thank you to her best friend, Lorraine Baker, for always being by her side.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover, NB.
Service Date
Monday, March 8, 2021
Service Time
2 pm
Service Location
St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church

Visitation Time
12-2 pm
Visitation Location
St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church

Burial Location
St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Cemetery

Requested Charity
Southern Victoria Cancer Assistance Fund