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Audrey (Washburn) Magee passed away on June 13, 2000 at the Saint John Regional Hospital after a brave struggle with cancer.

She was born on August 9, 1939 in Wirral, N.B.  She was the oldest daughter of Mabel and the late Hibbert Washburn.  She is survived by her spouse of forty-two years, Douglas V. Magee of Grand Bay. 

Audrey is also survived by her six children, Richard (Allyson) of Grand Bay; David (Lisa) of Bridgewater, N.S.; John (Christine) of Cornwall, N.S.; William (Heather) of Grand Bay; Robert (Kelly) of Dartmouth, N.S.; Caroline of Saint John, her mother Mabel Washburn of Wirral, N.B. and siblings Owen Washburn of Fredericton; Barbara Dryden of Grand Bay; Larry Washburn of Wirral; David Washburn of Wirral; Diane Sloat of Cornwall, N.S.  She was a loving Grandmother for her eight grandchildren: Greg, Nathan, Nick, Colin, Danielle, Robin, Shane and Shantel.  She had many nieces and nephews.

Audrey was predeceased by her father Hibbert Washburn and an infant daughter, Wendy Lynn. 

At the time of her death Audrey was employed as a nurse, working with the Cam Unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She had worked the majority of her nursing career at Centracare where she was known as one of the “Golden Girls”. 

Audrey was well known in Grand Bay for the beautiful gardens and flowers that surrounded her home.  She was known as a loving and compassionate person with endless energy for helping those in need.  She was a member of Saint John’s Anglican Church in Grand Bay.  One of Audrey’s proudest accomplishments was returning to school after raising a large family and graduating as a registered nurse on December 15, 1988. 

Audrey's funeral service was held on Friday, June 16, 2000.