Obituary of Lori Jean Oudbier
It is with devastated hearts that the family of Lori Jean Oudbier, beloved wife of Joop Oudbier, announces her passing on March 18, 2020. Born in Garnett Settlement on March 8, 1965, she was the daughter of the late John Arthur and Florence Emily Dempsey.
Lori is survived by her husband Joop of Holland; children: Kimberly, Sam, and Keri of New Brunswick, Jesse of Alberta; extended daughters Amiee of Quebec, and Sarah of Ontario; siblings: David Dempsey of Saint John, Margaret Dempsey of Fredericton, and Raymond Thompson of Kamloops, BC; as well as several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews, whom she always treated like her own.
Besides her parents, Lori was predeceased by her siblings: Gloria Dempsey, James Dempsey, Donald Dempsey, Ronald Dempsey, and Margaret and Mary Rose Dempsey who passed in infancy; and her son Emile Joseph Leblanc Jr.
“Things always happen for a reason” - Jean
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenan’s Funeral Home, Saint John, NB (634-7424). A Funeral Liturgy will take place in the Brenan’s Chapel on Friday, August 21, 2020, at 12 PM. In keeping with the protocols regarding COVID 19, guests are asked to enter the funeral home via the courtyard entrance, and exit through the rear chapel doors. We ask that guests bring masks and respect proper social distancing. Interment will take place at St. Joseph's Cemetery following the service, where Jean and Emile will be reunited and laid to rest. Jean's brothers Donald and James Dempsey will be interred adjacent to them at 1:30 PM. Memorials can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association and the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Condolences may be placed at www.BrenansFH.com.
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