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Catherine Geraldine MacDonald


Catherine Geraldine MacDonald

MacDonald, Catherine Geraldine, age 84, of Somers Road, Antigonish, passed away on October 18, 2019 at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, following a lengthy illness.

Born September 2, 1935 in Antigonish, she was the daughter of the late Bill and Margaret (MacKay) MacPherson from Somers Road.

Mrs. MacDonald worked for many years in the area's local restaurants. She was dedicated to her family. She loved to laugh and was an avid bingo player.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the staff of St. Martha’s Palliative Care Unit for the care and compassion provided toward Mom during her illness.

She is survived by sons, Lawrence (Mary), John (Annette), James (Deanna), Donald (Donna), Robert (Bernardine); daughters, Catherine (Bernard) Hughes, Bonnie (Shawn) Corning, Bernardine, and Laurie (Brad) Himer.; brother, Bill (Elaine) MacPherson, foster brother, Jimmy; sisters, Betty (Jack Farnell) MacDonald, Donna (Ernie) Bellefontaine, Colleen (Dennis) d’Entremont; sisters-in-law, Kaye MacPherson (Ralph Mattie) and Margaret Farrell; 17 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence "Laurie"; brothers, Alexander "Ackie", Robert, and Kevin; and sisters, Garnita and Shirley.

Cremation has taken place. Funeral Mass will take place Tuesday at 2:00pm in St. Ninian Cathedral, Antigonish, Reverend Donald MacGillivray presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery.

Family flowers only please. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation appreciated. Online condolences:

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Service Date
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Service Time
Service Location
St. Ninian Cathedral, Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Requested Charity
St. Martha's Regional Hospital Foundation