Dora Guidry

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am
Friday, August 25, 2023
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
31 Gondola Point Road
Rothesay, New Brunswick, Canada
(506) 849-5116
Mass of Christian Burial


St. Joseph's Cemetery
327 Westmorland Road
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Obituary of Dora Helen Guidry

On Friday, July 28, 2023, Dora Helen (Katruk) Guidry, was reunited with her beloved husband J.E. Burton Guidry in Heaven.


Born on February 21, 1930, in Niagara Falls, ON, she was a daughter of the late George and Helen (Holowach) Katruk. Dora was a schoolteacher for many years. After Dora and Burton were married, she stayed home to raise her 3 children who she loved. She was caring and giving, helping many charities over the years. She enjoyed reading, crosswords, and loved watching her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren grow.


Dora is survived by her loving children, J. Barry Guidry (Laurie) of Calgary, AB, Mary Ellen Guidry of Onoway, AB, and Judith M. Hill (Steve) of Rothesay, special niece Anne Guidry of Grand Cayman, BWI, sister Anna Hackett, brother John Katruk, and her granddaughter Elisabeth Duplessis (David) of Saint John, who cared for her in her later years.  Also survived by seven beloved grandchildren, three great grandchildren, whom she adored, as well as several nieces, and nephews. She will be missed by all who knew her.


Besides her husband of 62 years, and parents, Dora is predeceased by her sister Mary Barbaza, and her beloved uncle Nester Barbaza.


In keeping with Dora’s wishes, there will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Rothesay, on Friday, August 25, 2023, at 11AM. Interment to take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. For those unable to attend, a livestream of Dora's Mass can be viewed on the provided link. Donations in memory of Dora may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NB, or St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation.

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