Jessie Lavigne (nee Higgins), of Oulton Ave., Bathurst, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Chaleur Regional Hospital, Bathurst on Thursday, December 14th, at the age of 87.
Born in Dundee Scotland, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Jessie Lawson (Drummond) Higgins.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Maynard, one daughter Doreen Pitre (Gary) of Saint John and one son Michael (Barbara) of Bathurst.
She is also survived by 2 sisters, Mae (Ian) of Scotland and Ina of Ottawa, ON.
Two grandsons: Shawn (Louise) and Matthew (Jodi) four great-grandchildren: Joseph, Juliet, Addison and Oliver of Saint John, NB.
Many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by brothers Michael, Patrick, Tom, David and a sister Doreen.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Funeral service will be celebrated at Elhatton's Funeral Home Chapel (www.elhatton.com) on Monday, December 18th at 11 AM, followed by a reception.
Donations in memory of Jessie may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of the donors choice.