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Bessie Alma Martin


Bessie Alma Martin Bessie Alma Martin


Bessie Martin, of the Fundy Royal Nursing Home,  Hillsborough,  passed away at Dr. Georges Dumont University  Hospital, on Monday, December 17, 2018 at the age of 98 years.

Born in Moncton she was the daughter of the late William and Florence (Hems) Bleakney. Bessie retired after many years service with the T. Eaton Co. working in both Moncton and Montreal. She was a member of the Hillsborough United Church, a former member of the M.C.A and the Seniors Bowling at Fairlanes.

Survived by daughter Heather and Gary Steeves of Hillsborough; grandsons Darin and  Christa Steeves  of St. John's NL, Trent and Kim Steeves of Hillsborough; great grandchildren Kelsey, Ella, Claudia, Marisa and Brodie Steeves.

Besides her parents she was predeceased by her former husband and the father of her children Angus Wilson Martin; daughter Holly Anne Martin in 2000; sisters Gladys Mollins and Ida Sherwood; brother Vaughn Bleakney.

As per Bessie's wishes there will be no public services held. A private family graveside will be held at a later date.  

Interment will be in Greenhill Cemetery, Edgett's Landing, NB.

Donations in Bessie's can be made to the Greenhill Cemetery or to the memorial of the donor's choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Tuttle Brothers & Riverview Funeral Home, 214 Pine Glen Rd. Riverview, NB (506) 857-9544.

Online condolences can be made  at




Burial Location
Greenhill Cemetery, Edgett's Landing

Requested Charity
Greenhll Cemetery or to the memorial of the donor's choice.