Melanie Dawn (Baker) Veinot
Born: Tue Jul 31, 1973
Died: Fri Jul 6, 2012
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun Jul 08, 2012
: Our Funeral Home
Mass of Christian Burial
10:00 AM Mon Jul 09, 2012
: St. Alphonsus Church
In the early morning hours of July 6, 2012 at the Saint John Regional Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer, Melanie Veinot, 38, of Upham, gloriously walked into the open arms of her Lord. Left behind to mourn her passing are husband and best friend Wayne, daughters, Tianna and Makayla, both at home. She is also survived by parents William â€śBillâ€ť and Connie (Davenport) Baker of Quispamsis, sister, Kim Hennessy (Jim) of Rothesay, niece Elizabeth and nephew and Godson, Jacob, many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She will forever be missed by her Veinot family, sister-in-law Valerie Anderson (Doug) of Hampton, Blaine and his daughter April, a special niece, of Upham, Kipper and Angie of Passekeag, Chris and Sharon of South Bay, and step-brother, Wayne Dionne â€śUncle Dâ€ť at home.
Melanie spent her life leading by example, how to love deeply, and always have faith in Godâ€™s greater plan. She surrounded herself by a wonderful group of friends who she considered family. She was predeceased by her grandparents, Vincent and Katherine Baker, Stanley and Hilda Davenport and mother and father-in-law Reginald and Rose Veinot.
Resting at Reidâ€™s Funeral Home (506-832-5541), 1063 Main Street, Hampton, with visitation on Sunday from 3-7pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00am, Monday, July 9, 2012 at St. Alphonsus Church, 39 Tilley Street, Hampton. A reception will follow in the church hall. Interment will be at a later date. As per Melanieâ€™s wishes, donations may be made to SJRH Palliative Care Unit or a charity of the donorâ€™s choice. Online donations and condolences can be made at: www.reidsfh.com
Charitable donations may be made in Melanie's memory to the following organization:
Saint John Regional Palliative Care Unit
P.O. Box 2100, Saint John, New Brunswick, E2L 4L2
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