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Friday, August 18, 2017
5:00 - 9:00pm (Atlantic time)
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Starts at 11:00am (Atlantic time)
It is with great sadness that we, the family announce the passing of Joanna Rita Meery on August 15, 2017 at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Johanna (MacKeigan) McMullin.
Joanna worked at the New Waterford Hospital for many years as a secretary and school ground supervisor. For the last number of years, her and John spent many winters in Florida and summers in Ben Eoin enjoying their later years. She loved spending time baking bread and cookies with her grand-children.
Joanna is survived by her loving companion Mr. John MacKay; sons Darren (Lynn) and David; daughters Arnell (Mike) and Alana; grandchildren Michelle, Amanda, Matthew, Adam, Morgun, Kristen and Megan; great-grandchildren Payton, Paisley, Chase, Lexa, Cohen and Alexander; many nieces and nephews; many friends from the Artist Association; as well as special life-long friends Hickey, Russie and Carol.
Besides her parents, she is predeceased by brothers; Edward, Daniel Jr., Lauchie, William, Paddy and Frank; sisters Trudy, Tina and Agnes.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, August 18, 2017. A chapel service will take place on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Deacon Leo Penny officiating. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery followed by a luncheon at the parish hall, Convent Street, all are welcome. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave, New Waterford, 902-862-7500. Donations can be made to a charity of one’s choice. To send online condolences, go to: www.mclellanfuneralhome.com
We would like to thank the staff on the 2nd floor of the New Waterford Hospital and Dr. Lowry for all their care and compassion toward mom.