|December 1, 1971: The death of Miss Jessie A. Hartt of 147 City Line occurred today at Saint John General Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born in Blissville Sunbury County, the daughter of the late Alfred E. and Jennie (Mersereau) Hartt. Miss Hartt was a life long resident of Saint John and was educated in Saint John High School, Teachers’ College and Acadia University.
She was supervisor of Home Economics for the city of Saint John from 1941- until her retirement in 1950. Prior to this time, Miss Hartt taught Home Economics at Waterloo Street School and later at new Albert School and Saint John High School.
Miss Hartt was a member of the New Brunswick Home Economists Association. She was a life member of the Missionary Society and had taught Sunday school all her life (Sunshine Class of Hillcrest Baptist Church—formerly Charlotte Street Baptist.
She was a member of the Ladies Club and convener of the Social Committee of Hillcrest Baptist Church. She was a member of Seven Seas Chapter IODE and was a past regent of this organization.
Miss Hartt was also a member of Philip A. Jerguson Chapter No. 18 Order of the Eastern Star, associate member of the Westfield Golf and Country Club and a member of the Carleton Curling Club Ladies Association.
Two nephews, Donald R. Hartt of Westfield and Lloyd R. Hartt of Saint John West, and several great-nieces and nephews survive her.
The body is resting at the Calvin Funeral Home (Fallsview), 309 Lancaster Avenue, West, until Friday at 10 a.m., when the body will be taken to rest at Hillcrest Baptist Church where service will be held at 2 p.m. Interment will take place in the Greenwood Cemetery.|