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Catherine "Lena" Macneil

July 7, 1932 — June 30, 2018

Catherine "Lena" Macneil

The family of Catherine Lena MacNeil wish to announce her sudden passing on June 30, 2018 at home. Born in Ingonish, Lena was the daughter of the late John T. and Bridget (Hines) Whitty.

She was a member of the New Waterford Pensioners Club, her faith was very important to her, she was housekeeper and babysitter for many years for the McVeigh family and they were like family to her.

Lena is survived by her daughter Colleen Saunders, Halifax; sister Ellen Marie Pellerine,
Guysborough County; brothers Adrian, Ingonish, John, Port Hawkesbury and Scott, Sydney; grandchildren Colin, Jeffrey, Connor; great-grandchildren Silas and Otto; daughter-in-law
Brenda (MacQueen).

Besides her parents she was also predeceased by her husband Francis, sons Gary, Robert and Frankie; sisters Theresa Ross and Gertrude in infancy; brothers Albert, Godfrey and Charles.

Cremation has taken place and a funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 4th at 10 am in the Parish of Saint Leonard with Father Ray Huntley officiating. Internment in Mount Carmel Cemetery followed by a luncheon in the parish hall, Convent St. and all are welcome. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave, New Waterford, 902-862-7500. To send condolences to the family go to: www.mclellanfuneralhome.com

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