Obituary of Agnes Jean Matchett
Matchett, Agnes Jean “Aggie”
Agnes Jean Matchett (Aggie), 63, of East Tremont, NS, formally of South Nelson, NB, passed away on July 4th at home.
Aggie was born in Newcastle, NB on August 2, 1955. She went to high school at James M. Hill and graduated in 1973. She went on to earn certificates and diplomas from the Nova Scotia Community College in the Adult Learning, Home Health Care Provider and recently the Medical Office Assistant programs. She worked at various jobs including the Greenwood Golf and Curling Club, owned and operated her own taxi business and was a foster parent for approximately 35 children.
Aggie is survived by her mother, Lily Matchett (O’Donnell) of South Nelson, NB; four brothers George (Kathy), Calvin (Marcella), Neil (Fern) all of South Nelson NB and Clinton of Moncton NB; her son, Mark Hebert (Stephanie Dionne) of Upper Granville, NS; grandsons, Andrew and Arthur. She is preceded in death by her father, Samuel Matchett (Sr); brother, Samuel Matchett (Jr).
Recently, she attended and performed at jam sessions throughout the valley and enjoyed camping. Earlier in life, she sang as part of choral groups and church choirs, volunteered for Greenwood figure skating, minor hockey, Cubs, Scouts and, French school camps. She enjoyed travel, curling, golf, motorcycling canoeing but, most of all music.
Aggie can be described as a wonderful lady, a huge heart, who loved life and to laugh. She loved spending time and having visits with her grandchildren which always brought a smile to her face. She enjoyed having people around and the joy of music in her life. From singing around a campfire, performing a soprano solo at a Christmas concert or driving in a car, she always sang or played music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7quhYX1Pgg
Memorial donations may be made to the Windermere Community Club, 402 Windermere Road, Windermere NS, B0P 1E0 or Harmony Community Association, 986 Harmony Road, Kingston NS B0P 1R0 or to the charity of the giver’s choice.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the VON, Leo Glavine, and friends who helped in so many ways. Cremation has taken place as by her request and there will be no visitation or funeral service. Burial will be held at St. Mark’s Cemetery, Chelmsford NB and a celebration of life at a later date.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.kaulbachfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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