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From: (Ed Mcneil)
Subject: [NS-CB-L] Obits
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2001 12:04:21 -0300


Monday, 11 Jan.1971 - The Cape Breton Post
Mrs. Catherine MacLean - 102
Boisdale - Mrs. Catherine MacLean of Boisdale died Saturday, in St.
Elllizabeth’s Hospital at the age of 102. She had been ill for five weeks.
The widow of the late Angus McLean, she was born at Point Clear,
Boulandarie. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Gillis.
Prior to her being hospitalized, she was a guest at the Stella Maris
Residence, North Sydney.
Her innate humility and youthfulness of spirit, kept her mind open and
receptive. She lived at Boisdale all her married life of 80 years, where she
was highly respected. Mrs. McLean is survived by four daughters and
two sons, Elizabeth, Mrs. Neil MacLellan, Somerville, Mass.; Margaret,
Mrs. Dan MacNeil, Newton, Mass.; Margie, Mrs. Robert Davis,
Somerville, Mass.; Mary, Mrs. Irving Morris, Gloucester, Mass.; sons,
Ronald, New Jersey and Malcolm, Boisdale; 21 grandchildren and 48
great grandchildren.
The body is resting at the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney,
from where the funeral will take place Tuesday in time for Mass of
Requiem at St. Andrew’s Church at 2pm. Interment will be in the parish
cemetery.

Monday 11 Jan. 1971 - The Cape Breton Post
Mrs. Lucy MacNeil - Iona
Mrs. Lucy MacNeil, 74 of Iona died Saturday in the hospital in Baddeck
after a brief illness.
A life long resident of Iona, whe was the daughter of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Stephen MacNeil. She was predeceased by her husband, James
J.B.MacNeil, 10 years ago.
A member of St. Columba’s Parish, she is survived by three sons,
Joseph and Duncan in Iona and John C. in Sydney Mines; also surviving
are four sisters, Mary, Mrs. Rannie MacNeil, Sydney; Mrs. Mary E.
MacNeil, Effie and Margaret, all at Gillis Cove and four brothers, John P.,
Gillis Cove; Johnny, Grass Cove; Tomas, Baddeck; and Stephen,
Timmons, Ont.
The body is resting at the family residence, Iona, from where the
funeral will take place, in time for Mass of Requiem at St. Columba
Church, Tuesday at 10am. Interment will be in the Parish Cemetery.

Monday 11 Jan. 1971 - The Cape Breton Post
Mrs. Samuel Keeling - Florence - Mrs. Samuel Keeling, 65, a resident of
LeBlanc Road, died Saturday in St. Elizabeth Hospital after a bried illness.
A resident of Florence for the past 40 years, Mrs. Keeling was born in
Sydney Mines, a daughter of the lalte Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hall.
She was predeceased by her son Ralph and two sisters, Josephine,
Catherine and a brother, John.
A member of St. Stephen Parish, she is survived by her husband,
Samuel; four daughters, Mary, Mrs. John Stapleton, Bras d’or; Edna,
Mrs. William McDonald; Helen, Mrs. Ralph McKinnon, Quebec; Anne
Marie, Mrs. Frank McCormack in Truro; two sons, Samuel in Florence
and Patrick in Montreal; also by four sisters, Margaret, Mrs. John
Dawson, Boston, Mass.; Sister Edna, CND, Halifax; Sarah, Mrs. Edward
McNeil and Beatrice, Mrs. Max Cullen, both of Sydney Mines; two
brothers, Patrick and Ambrose both of Sydney Mines and 31
grandchildren.
The body is resting at the George R. Francis Funeral Home, Sydney
Mines, from where the funeral will take place, in time for Mass of
Requiem in St. Stephen Church, Tuesday at 3pm. Interment will be in St.
Mary’s Cemetery.


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