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Rita Manuel


Rita Manuel
Rita Manuel of Plaster Rock, NB, passed away peacefully at the Victoria Glen Manor on September 12, 2021.

Rita was born in Baie Ste-Anne, NB, on November 14, 1926. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Annie Jimmo. Rita leaves behind her daughters, Pearl Gallant (Raymond) of Neguac, NB, Barbara Caldwell (Malcolm) of Woodstock, NB, Karen MacKellar (Collin) of Arthurette, NB; her son, Richard Manuel (Zella) of Baie Ste-Anne, NB; her sister, Mabel Alain of Neguac, NB; along with 15 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Rita was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Clement Manuel; her son, Donnie Manuel; her daughter, Christine Donovan; her granddaughter, Jessica Williams; along with several siblings.

A memorial service celebrating Rita's life was held at the Tobique Chapel on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 11 am. Father Curtis Sappier officiated. Interment followed in St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Cemetery.

The eulogy was given by Amy Manuel and the urn was carried by Judy Porter, Rita's granddaughters.

Arrangements were entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover and Plaster Rock, NB.
Service Date
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Service Time
11 am
Service Location
Tobique Chapel, Plaster Rock, NB

Visitation Time
10-11 am
Visitation Location
Tobique Chapel, Plaster Rock, NB

Burial Location
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Cemetery

Requested Charity
Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association