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Wilma M. Calder


CALDER WILMA M. – At the Northwood Nursing Home in West Bedford, NS, on Sunday, April 21st, 2019; Wilma Margaret (Locke) Calder, wife of the late Rev. Austin Gerald Calder. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; she is the daughter of the late Oscar Thomas & Grace Mary (Wolfe) Locke.
Even though Wilma grew up on Grand Manan, NB; living the life of pastor’s wife she spent time in several places assisting him with his ministry in Allagash, Maine for 4 years, then went on to Moncton, NB for 10 years, Truro, NS for 16 years, the North Road Baptist Church in North Road, NB for 2 years and Wilson’s Beach Baptist Church for 2 years. They also dedicated 10 years while her husband was an evangelist and spiritual motivational speaker in Eastern Canada and the United States.
She is survived by her children; daughter Grace Patterson - Lord of Halifax, NS, daughter Lorraine Mahan, son Rev. Austin Calder Jr. all of Florida, 8 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, brother - in law Wendell Calder (Joan) of Maine,U.S.A. and sister - in - law Vera Calder of Campobello, NB.
The funeral service in celebration of Wilma’s life will be held at North Road Baptist Church, Campobello, NB, on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at 2:00 pm.
The interment will take place in North Road Cemetery following the service followed by a reception in the church hall. Donations to the North Road Baptist Church, 500 North Road, Welshpool, NB, E5E 1E2, would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care & direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506 – 466 – 3110)