Bertha I. Paulin

July 6, 1929 ~ January 31, 2021 (age 91)


Bertha I. Paulin
  1929 – 2021

Bertha Ida Paulin, wife of the late Jean Paulin of Miramichi, passed away at her residence surrounded by her loving family on January 31, 2021 at the age of 91.

Born in Saint Athanase, NB, on July 6, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Alban and Delina Richard. She was a Homemaker, and longtime member of St. Michael’s Basilica, and the C.W.L.

Bertha is survived by four daughters: Murielle Phee (late Lester) of Regina, SK, Ginette Garrish (Barry) of Napan, NB, Carole Paulin of Bowell, AB, and Anne Wentzell (Paul) of Fredericton, NB; one son, Ron Paulin (Becky) of Napan, NB; one son-in-law, Andy Lobban of Miramichi; twelve grandchildren: Jacqueline Craig (Doug) of Edmonton, AB, John Garrish (Kristi) of Blackfalds, AB, Dr. Brian Phee (Dr. Alysen) of Regina, SK, Bob Garrish of San Jose, California, Steven Paulin of Moncton, NB, Brent Garrish (Dr. Stephanie Purcell) of Derby, NB, Michael Lobban of Miramichi, NB, Joey Paulin of Napan, NB, Nicole MacIntosh (Grant) of Tantallon, NS, Steven Langille of Calgary, AB, Mark Wentzell of Fredericton, NB and Alex Wentzell (Alexandra Cunningham) of Calgary, AB; thirteen great-grandchildren: Tanner, Ty and Trace MacDonald of Edmonton, AB, AJ, Josh and Charlotte Phee of Regina, SK, Emma, Payton and Deacon Garrish of Blackfalds, AB, Cade and Abby Paulin of Moncton, NB and Rosie and Gwen MacIntosh of Tantallon, NS; special sister-in-law, Argentine Richard of Miramichi, NB; special cousin, Anita Mainville of Bathurst, NB; special friend, Yvonne Richard of Rogersville, NB; godson, Eric Richard of Miramichi; and many nieces and nephews. 

She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Jean Paulin; daughter, Diane Lobban; brothers:  Gerald Richard, and Pierre Desroches (Bernadette).

The family would like to thank all of the Home Care Workers and Extra Mural for taking very good care of Bertha. Your kindness and compassion will never be forgotten. 

There will be no visitation by request.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michael’s Basilica later in the spring.  Interment will be held at St. Michael’s Cemetery later in the spring.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the NB Extra Mural Program, or to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements are entrusted to Adams Funeral Home Ltd., 140 King St., Miramichi, telephone (506) 773-3492, or messages of condolence may be sent online to

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