It is with great sadness that we the family announce the passing of Delores Marie MacNeil on Friday, November 13, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (MacDonald) Popwell.
Delores enjoyed playing bingo with friends as well as watching the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Blue Jays.
Delores is survived by her children Russell (Marilyn), Newfoundland, Art, Ontario, Robert, Glace Bay, Rita (Paul), Victoria Mines, Joanne, New Waterford; sisters Betty, Ontario, Diane (Marcel), Reserve Mines; brothers Conchie (Connie), Ontario and Bobby, Glace Bay. Special step-daughter Diana (Shaun); step-children Gerard (Rho), Alex (Lisa), Raymond (Lucy), David, Eric (Laurel), Roy (Diane), Ann (Angie) and Charlene (Jimmy) as well as 18 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Gerald; sister Gloria; brothers Morris and Leo; infant son John and step-parents Mary and Baddie Almond.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 1-3 p.m. followed directly by a chapel service at 3 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Fr. Bill Stephenson officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan's Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave, New Waterford, 902-862-7500. To send online condolences, go to: www.mclellanfuneralhome.com