Sr Dora Bourgeois fj
1933 - 2023
Sr Dora Bourgeois fj
Visitation Information
Mardi / Tuesday
Visitation Time
9h / 9 am
Visitation Location
Centre funéraire Frenette Funeral Centre, Moncton
Service Information
Service Date
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Service Time
10h / 10 am
Service Location
Centre funéraire Frenette Funeral Centre, 88 rue Church Street, Moncton
Burial Information
Burial Location
Cimetière Notre-Dame-du-Calvaire Cemetery, Dieppe
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Sister Dora Bourgeois, in religion Sister Marie Dorothée, Fille de Jésus, of Riverview, passed away on Tuesday January 3, 2023 at The Moncton Hospital. She was 89 years old, and in the 71th year of her religious profession. Born in Chéticamp, NS, she was the daughter of the late Alexandre and Eugénie (Aucoin) Bourgeois.

She worked in education and pastoral care in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. She was Provincial Superior for 13 years. She also worked for several years in Jacquet River and Fredericton before retiring at Royal Court in 2013.

Besides her Filles de Jésus Sisters, she is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by six sisters:  Annie Mae, Phyllis, Virginie, Marie Bertha, Rita, and Dorothée; as well as three brothers: Angus, Alex, and Davie.

The community will receive condolences at Frenette Funeral and Cremation center, 88 Church Street, Moncton (506) 858-1900 where the funeral service will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 10 at 10 am. Visiting hours are Tuesday from 9 am until time of funeral. The funeral service will be streamed live; to view the funeral, go to Sister Dora’s obituary on our Website. Interment will be at Our Lady of Calvary cemetery in Dieppe.

Words of comfort may be made at www.frenettefuneralhome


Sr Dora Bourgeois fj