It is with great sadness that we the family of Mary Johanna McPhee announce her peaceful passing at the Northside Community Guest Home on January 30, 2015. Born in Ingonish, mom was the daughter of the late George and Mary William and the wife of the late Jimmy McPhee. She was a dedicated wife and homemaker to her six children. She loved to bake and be around her family and friends who enjoyed her tea biscuits. Mom was an avid member of the Catholic Church who had a very strong faith. Prayer and religion played an important part of her daily life. Mom enjoyed visits from her family and friends especially her grandkids and great grand-kids, who nicknamed her “Fee”. Mom also enjoyed knitting in her early years and everybody received slippers at the Christmas time. She is survived by her son Phillip (Betty) McPhee, Ontario, Anita (the late Benny) Mackinnon, Paul (Charlotte) McPhee, Linda McPhee and Michelle (Robert) Rose all of New Waterford. She had 14 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Mom was also survived by her three loving sisters Anita, Lucy and Regis who she loved dearly. She was predeceased by her husband of 46 years Jimmy, loving son Michael in 1979 and Son in-law Benny MacKinnon. Cremation has taken place. A funeral mass to celebrate Mary’s life will be held on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 10 am with Father Joe Gillis officiating. Burial to follow in Mount Carmel Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, 862-7500. Donations in Mary’s memory can be made to a charity of one’s choice. To send online condolences go to www.mclellanfuneralhome.com We the family would like to thank the homecare workers who helped with her care and the staff at the Northside Community Guest Home for everything they did.