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Effie Glenn


Effie Glenn

It is with heartfelt sadness that we have to say goodbye to a kind, loving, amazing, and hardworking woman – our mom, Effie Glenn of Pomquet, Antigonish County at the age of 97.

Born in Fairmont, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Jessie (Stewart) MacMillan.

Effie was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  She is survived by sons, Frank (Helen), Jim, and Tom, all of Pomquet; daughters, Mary, Heatherton; Linda, Guysborough; Jessie (Jimmy), Fredericton; Sheila (Bill), Antigonish; Donna, Antigonish; Janie (Daryl), Pomquet; Helen (Gary), Monastery; and Darlene (Danny), Monastery; 24 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Tom; two daughters, Debby and Donelda; three sons-in-law; brothers, Dan, Mackie, Sander, Johnny, Cameron, Allie, and Elmer; and sisters, Mae, Pearl, Maggie, Kay, Flo, Betty, Ruthie, and Gerry.

Visitation will be held Tuesday in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street from 2 to 8pm.  Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday in Ste. Croix Church, Pomquet, at 11:00am, Reverend Andrew Gillies presiding.  Burial in the parish cemetery in the spring.

Family flowers only, please.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Antigonish Town & County Palliative Care Society or the Pomquet Parish Luncheons appreciated.

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Service Date
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Service Time
Service Location
Ste. Croix Church, Pomquet, NS

March 19, 2019
Visitation Time
2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm
Visitation Location
C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish, NS

Requested Charity
Antigonish Town & County Palliative Care Society or Pomquet Parish Luncheons