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Mary Estelle Nunn

October 30, 1907 - November 1, 2011


Mary Estelle Nunn whom turned 104 on Sunday died Tuesday at Barnwell Nursing Home. Mrs. Nunn born October 30,1907 in Lancaster, Ontario is the daughter of the late Zenophile and Aimee (Aubin) Bonneville. She came to the U.S. in 1925 and graduated from Hudson School of Nursing in 1928. Mrs. Nunn was a registered nurse at the North Shore Community Hospital in Glen Cove, Long Island for many years and later was a private duty nurse for Roy Campanella. She was a Girl Scout Leader on Long Island before moving to Florida in 1974 where she volunteered for the Kidney Foundation .Mrs.Nunn moved to Chatham in 1997 where she has resided since and is a Communicant of St James R.C. Church. She was an avid Brooklyn Dodgers Fan. She is survived by a daughter Susan Merrill and husband James of Valatie, Grandchildren James Scott and wife Robin Merrill of East Greenbush, N.Y. Lee Ann and husband Robert Schaub of LaPointe, Wisconsin. Great Grandchildren James and Robert Merrill of East Greenbush. Sisters Gabrielle McHugh of Cambridge, Ontario, Madeline Sharlow of Calgary, Alberta. Mrs.Nunn was predeceased by her husband James Nunn 1986. and Sisters Noela Boynton, Eugenie Frappler, Brothers John P., Peter and Norbert Bonneville. The family would like to express their thanks to the staff at Barnwell, especially the caregivers on floor 1 for their compassion and support. A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday at 11:00am from the St James R.C.Church Chatham Inurnment will be in the St James Cemetery. Memorials my be made to the Ghent Food Pantry P.O. Box 98 Ghent,N.Y. 12075. For on-line condolences visit


Born: October 30, 1907
Death: November 1, 2011


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