It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Louise Qaunaq on July 29, 2020 at her residence. Born on April 14, 1967 in Igloolik, NU, she was a daughter of Ham and Lydia (Haulli) Qaunaq.
She was employed with Howard Johnson’s in the housekeeping department until 2016. She had a strong passion for fishing and long walks through nature. She had a talent for creating beautiful art, like her homemade jewelry, paintings, textile arts. Above all, she loved her children and grandchildren. Louise will be remembered as a loving daughter, mother, grandmother and sister.
Besides her parents she is survived by her children: Elizabeth Qaunaq, Shawn Qaunaq both of Igloolik, NU, Jerrod Briggs (Alicia) of Oromocto, NB, Joshua Bacon and Steven Bacon of Saint John, NB; former partner Jim Bacon; sisters: Joanna (Simon), Rosia, Hannah; brothers: Barnabas (Jeela), Gideon (Irene), Samson (Janet), Gordie (Jacqueline), Manasie (Alice), George, Joshua (Sheba); several grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.
She was predeceased by her former partner: George Briggs and two sisters: Rhoda and Deborah.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (634-7424). By request there will be no funeral home visiting or service. Remembrances to Epilepsy Canada would be appreciated by the family. Online Condolences may be placed at www.Brenansfh.com