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Deborah Marie (Rioux) Marion


Deborah Marie (Rioux) Marion
Deborah M. Marion of Lower Kingsclear, NB, wife of Douglas Marion, passed away January 20, 2017 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, NB as the result of injuries received in a snowmobile accident. Debbie was born at Bathurst, NB in 1964, a daughter of Jacques Rioux and Marina (Wright) Rioux.

Debbie enjoyed cooking, gardening, card and board games. An important aspect of her life included being a wonderful wife, mother and friend. Family was paramount in her life which will live forever. Debbie was a former member of the Capital City Skating Club and Nackawic Figure Skating Club. She loved volunteering her time with youth sports that her family was highly involved in.

In addition to her husband, Debbie is survived by her children, Adam Marion (Emily) and Melissa Marion, both of Fredericton, NB; her mother, Marina Rioux, Fredericton, NB and her father, Jacques Rioux (Honnerien), Campbellton, NB; her father-in-law, Eugene Marion, Fredericton, NB; two brothers, Peter Rioux and Timothy Rioux, both of Calgary, AB; a sister, Dolores Rioux, Vancouver, BC; a nephew Peter David Rioux, Vancouver, BC and a niece Darcie Rioux, Calgary, AB; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Debbie was predeceased by her mother-in-law, Bertha Marion.

Visiting hours were held at Flewelling Funeral Home, 585 Otis Drive, Nackawic, NB. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Simon and St. Jude Catholic Church, 199 Otis Drive, Nackawic, NB on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 with Father Aaron Knox officiating. A eulogy and a reception followed back at Flewelling Funeral Home, 585 Otis Drive, Nackawic, NB. Interment will be later at Fredericton Rural Cemetery.

Honorary pallbearers were Elaine (Graham) Morehouse, Charlene Myshrall, Donna Durling, Kate Manuel, Amanda Duffie, Robin Corey, Ashley Drost-Corey.
Active pallbearers were be Chris Duffie, Gary Manuel, David Corey, Marty Flynn, Timothy Rioux and Kevin Myshrall

For those who wish to make a donation in memory of Debbie, the family has suggested the IWK Health Centre Foundation or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Service Date
Tuesday, January 24, 2017