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Juanita Pelkey


Juanita Pelkey
Following a brief illness, Juanita Ivy Pelkey of Perth-Andover, NB, passed away peacefully at Hotel Dieu St. Joseph Hospital on the morning of May 19, 2023.

Juanita was born in California Settlement, NB, on December 17, 1935. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Celia (Smith) Pelkey. Juanita leaves behind her daughter, Eileen Pirkl of Waterloo, ON; her sons, Wayne Pelkey (Colleen) of Summerville, SC, Hugh John Pelkey of Perth-Andover, NB; her five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; her sisters, Avis DeMerchant of Aroostook, NB, Phyllis Janosik (Wayne) of Royse City, TX, Marlene Tompkins of Perth-Andover, NB, and Patricia Watson of Perth-Andover, NB.

Juanita was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Vaughn Pelkey; her sisters, Lois Morrell and Norma Taylor; her brothers, Arnold and Carl Pelkey.

Funeral service was held on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 11 am from Calvary Tabernacle, Perth-Andover, NB. Pastor David Ferrell officiated. Interment followed in the Hillcrest Cemetery.

Music for the service was by soloist David McGuire and organist Roma Ferrell. Remembrances were shared by Juanita's son, Wayne Pelkey, and her granddaughter, Tanya Pirkl.

Pallbearers were Andrew Pirkl, Jamie Pirkl, Chad Pirkl, Josh Pirkl, David Pirkl, and Kyle Pelkey.

Arrangements were entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover, NB.
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Service Date
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Service Time
11 am
Service Location
Calvary Tabernacle, Perth-Andover, NB

Visitation Time
6-8 pm
Visitation Location
Calvary Tabernacle, Perth-Andover, NB

Burial Location
Hillcrest Cemetery

Requested Charity
NB Heart and Stroke Foundation