Muriel Smith

It is with great sadness that the family of Muriel Lillian (Burbridge) Smith announce her peaceful passing on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at the Church of St. John and St. Stephen Home with her family by her side. Born on May 7, 1940 in Pokemouche, NB, she was a daughter of the late Elisabeth (Noel) and Bernard Burbridge.


Muriel was a loving and devoted mother who loved spending time with her family, especially her cherished grandchildren. She will be missed by all who knew her.


Muriel will be lovingly remembered by her children, Agnes Richard (Kevin) of Saint John, Edward Smith (Theah) of Minnesota, Wellington Smith (Deborah) of Saint John, Walter Smith (Margaret-Ann) of Moncton, Blair Smith (Tim Arsenault) of Riverview, Jacqueline Smith (Charles Carson) of Saint John and Louis Smith (Christina) of Quispamsis; brothers, Richard (Eileen), Robert (Linda) and Henry (Wanda); sisters, Lydia (the late Fred), Martha (Dale), Matilda (Nelson), Kathleen (Paul) and Pauline (Hector); sister-in-law, Jackie Burbridge; grandchildren, Melissa, Marc, Michelle, Craig, Rebecca, Matthew, Victoria, Zachery, Michael and Ryan; as well as several great-grandchildren.


In addition to her husband, Wellington, and her parents, Muriel was also predeceased by her siblings, David, Frankie and Barbara.


Resting at Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row Saint John (634-7424), with visitation on Thursday, November 24, 2022 from 2:00 – 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 25, 2022 at 10:00 AM from Stella Maris Church, 201 Bayside Drive, Saint John. For those unable to attend, the service will be livestreamed and can be viewed by visiting Muriel’s obituary the day of the service. Interment will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery following the service. For those who wish, donations in Muriel’s memory can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.