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Born in Harbour Grace Nfld. on May 3, 1913, she was the eldest child of the late George and Wilamena (French) Nichols. Widowed at 48, mom worked tirelessly to raise her 11 children, depending on her strong faith to guide her. Mom was a lady who always looked out for others. She was strong willed, quick witted and had a tremendous sense of humour. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Left to mourn are her eight children, Connie (Eric) LeGresley, Mississauga, Violet Clarke, Kingston, Hazel (Ron) Desrosiers, Kingston, Susan Ongo, Barbara (Sam) Carter, Terry (Annie), Patricia Neville (Dave MacKindrick), Deborah (Gary) Gallivan, all of Sydney. Also left to mourn are her 27 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She also leaves behind her sisters, 'Babe' Hollahan, Sydney; Elizabeth Creber and Nellie Ellis, both of Ontario; two sisters-in-law, Vera and Vicki Nichols and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack Gushue; her daughters, Mary and Colleen and twin boys, Peter and Paul at birth. She was also predeceased by her grandson, Jack Jr., four brothers, Jerry, Wesley, Charles and Walter and her sisters, Edna, Viola, Kay, Dot and Hazel.
There will be no visitation for the late Mrs. Gushue. A funeral mass to celebrate
her life will be held at Holy Redeemer Church on Friday, Dec. 9 at 11 a.m.
with Rev. Paul Murphy officiating. A reception will be held in the church basement
following the service.
The family would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff of the MacGillivary
Guest Home for their professional care. Mom loved living and being cared for
by the staff who she considered her second family. A special thank you to Fr.
Michael Rankin and Fr. Bill Roach, her spiritual advisors.
Online condolences to www.twcurry.com
MacDONALD, Marjorie Emma
McISAAC, Augustine 'Gus'
Gus was above all a true family man who loved to be surrounded by his family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Gussie is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Margaret (MacDonald); his son, Ronnie (Debbie), Bedford, N.S.; and his daughter, Patsy (Paul MacDonald), New Waterford. He will be forever missed by his grandchildren, Paula (Greg) Morrison, Ronalda (Jeff) Stapleton, Bernie MacDonald, Christena, Ian and Elizabeth McIsaac. His precious great-grandchildren, Maggie, Michael, Maria, Kate and Claire also mourn the passing of 'Gussie'. He is also survived by his sister, Annie, Ohio. Gus was predeceased by his parents, brothers, Walter and Billy, sisters, Margaret, Katherine, Georgina and Shirley.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral mass of celebration will be held at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday), Dec. 21 in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Avenue, with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the KOC Hall, Plummer Avenue, New Waterford. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the An Cala palliative care unit at the regional hospital in Sydney, N.S. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.vjmcgillivray.ca
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