Mary Ellen Henderson of Norton, NB. passed away at the Sussex Health Centre on Saturday, October 21, 2017 after a period of failing health. Born on October 25, 1918, in Springfield, NB. she was the daughter of the late George and Maymie (Green) Henderson.
Ellen is survived by her sister Lila Brown of Sussex and her brother Cecil Henderson of Hampton, NB. as well as, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Milton, Earl, and Everett Henderson and her sisters Viola Elms, Bertie Boyd and Bernice MacKinnon.
Ellen was a member of the United Baptist Church and was very active in her community. She was a member of the Quilters Guild, and was often called upon for her cooking, knitting and sewing. In 2016 she received recognition from the Province of New Brunswick for having served with the Women’s Institute for 75 years. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.
She is resting at Sherwood’s Funeral Home and Life Tribute Centre (506-839-2156), 18 Scovil Road, Norton, NB, with visitation on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, from 1 to 3 pm. Funeral service will follow in Sherwood’s Chapel at 3:00 pm. Interment will take place in Riverbank Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Memory of Ellen may be made to the memorial of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences to the family and donations may be made through SherwoodsFuneralHome.com