William "Willie" A. Sutton

June 25, 1955 ~ October 24, 2020 (age 65)


William “Willie” A. Sutton

        1955 – 2020

William “Willie” Arthur Sutton, husband of Naomi (LaPlante) Sutton of Miramichi passed away at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at the age of 65.

Born in Chatham, on June 25, 1955 he was the son of the late Arthur and Doreen (Doyle) Sutton.  He worked for NB Power as a Meter Reader for many years.  He was a member of St. Michael’s Basilica.

He is survived by his wife Naomi (LaPlante) Sutton; two sons: Michael Sutton (Julie Taylor) and Timmy Sutton (Aurora O’Shea) all of Miramichi; grandchildren: Aurora, Avery and Emmett; four sisters: Peggy Moar (James), Gerry Leet, Teresa McIntyre (Marty) and Eileen Young (Richard) all of Miramichi; one brother, George Sutton (Dorothy) of Saint John; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents.

As per William’s “Willie’s” request there was no visitation.  Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Michael’s Basilica on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 11 am with Father John Keoughan as Celebrant.  Music for the service was provided by Norma Sugden and Jack Richard and the hymns were “Be Not Afraid”, “I, The Lord”, “I Am the Bread of Life”, “Peace I Leave with You”, “Song of the Angels” and “Go Now In Peace”.  Scripture readings were read by Danielle Schofield and Phyllis Young.  The Prayers of the Faithful were proclaimed by Julie Taylor. Interment was held in St. Michael’s Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or NB Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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

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