Age 88, of Cheticamp passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 12, 2019. Born in St. Joseph du Moine on November 8, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Patrick and the late Rose (Chiasson) Aucoin. She worked as a Nursing Aid at Sacred Heart Hospital for many years. She also did some nursing in Perth Andover and Fredericton and came back to St. Joseph du Moine to care for her parents. Evelyn learned to play the violin and the guitar at a very young age and kept playing throughout her life for her own enjoyment. She was a very good cook, a gift she got from her mother. Evelyn was also a good card player and enjoyed going to Bingo for a social evening with her friends. The visit of her friends really made her days more interesting. Evelyn had a pleasant personality and enjoyed being with her friends and family.
She is survived by her special friend Rita Saulnier; many nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. She was predeceased by her brothers Wilfred, Luc, Gerard, Joseph, Willie Dave and Bernie; sisters, Beatrice, Ida, Lillian and Yvonne.
Visitation will be held on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Cheticamp Funeral Home with visiting hours from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, July 20, 2019 in Église St. Pierre with Father Pierre Antoine St. Cyr officiating. Burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, St. Joseph du Moine. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or St. Joseph’s Parish.