Ernest Guthrie

Obituary of Ernest E. Guthrie

GUTHRIE ERNEST E.  – At the Saint John Regional Hospital on Wednesday February 14th, 2024; Ernest Edward Guthrie; husband of the late Neola Edith (Leighton) Guthrie.

      Born in Grand Harbour, Grand Manan, NB; he is the son of the late Benjamin Floyd & Myrtle Clair (Foster) Guthrie.

     Ernie worked all of his life in the fishing industry; seining and lobster fishing.

     He was a former member of Grand Harbour Baptist Church. He thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors; especially riding along on his tractor, digging for clams and  cutting wood.

     Ernie   is survived by his children Timothy Lloyd Guthrie (Kathy) of BC, Melinda Jane Scott (Guthrie) of JJ Plymouth, NS, Tammy Lynn Carty Guthrie(Roger) of Wentworth, NS, Galen Bruce Guthrie of Toronto, ON, 5 stepchildren Trudy Ann Griffin, Ruth Eileen Small, Dorothy Alice Beal (Richard), 2 step sons  William Stewart Small (Kathy) , Phillip Small all of Grand Manan, NB,  several  step grandchildren, several  step great grandchildren, 1 sister Zelda Foote (Wilbur)  of Grand Manan, NB, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

     Ernie was predeceased by daughters Lorraine Williams, Rosalie Jean Small, Pamela Marlen Guthrie, a sister Nellie McLaughlin, 2 brothers Ivan  Guthrie and  Nelson Guthrie.

     By request of the family there will be no funeral service.  A private family interment service will  take place at Spruce Hill Cemetery at a later date.

     In lieu of flowers donations to the charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family. On line condolences to the family or donations can be made at

    Arrangements have been entrusted to the care & direction of the Phillip Ells Jr. Memorial Funeral Centre, a service of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506 – 466 – 3110)

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