Teresa Joseph MacCormac
1928 - 2022
Teresa Joseph MacCormac
Visitation Information
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Visitation Time
3 to 5pm
Visitation Location
C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish, NS
Service Information
Service Date
Friday, September 23, 2022
Service Time
Service Location
St. Ninian Catherdral - Antigonish, NS
Requested Charity
Canadian Cancer Society
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It is with heavy hearts the MacCormac family announces the peaceful passing of their dear mother, Teresa Joseph MacCormac, on September 18, 2022, at the age of 94.

Teresa was born on March 19, 1928, in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and spent most of her teenage years living in St. John’s.  Throughout the years she also lived in many Atlantic Canadian cities and Ottawa, Ontario - finally making Antigonish, Nova Scotia her permanent home in 1985. 

Teresa had a wonderful sense of humour and loved telling jokes.  Her life was marked with much laughter, and she had a sharp eye for fashion.  Always the performer, she entertained a multitude of friends and family throughout the years playing the piano and being the life of the party.  Playing the piano was a big part of her life since she was a teenager. 

She worked for many years in administrative positions at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Saint John, New Brunswick, and St. Martha’s Hospital in Antigonish, NS. She was an active volunteer over the years for several hospice and palliative care units, and also shared her volunteer efforts at the Green Meadows Nursing Home in Antigonish.

She had a strong love for curling and playing bridge.

She is survived by five children, Pamela (Micheal) Sullivan, Riverview, NB; Cynthia MacCormac, Edmonton, AB; Ronald MacCormac, Dartmouth, NS; Scott (Colleen) MacCormac, Victoria, BC; Heather MacCormac (Mark Hammond) Windsor Junction, NS; and daughter-in-law, Anne Marie White, Dartmouth, NS.  

She is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Kait (Kacey), Thomas (Melissa), Patrick, and Tess (Chris), Liam (Victoria), Sabrina, Brett, and Christine; and 15 great-grandchildren, Cormac, Nica, Angus, Frankie, Billie, Abby, Paul, Sullivan, Anne Joseph, Harwin, Ivy, Roen, Jayda, Bryson, and Colin; one sister, Vera Rowe, Ottawa Ontario; and several nieces and nephews living across Canada.

She is predeceased by her loving parents, Edmund and Ellen Carroll; the children's father, Bernard Bruce MacCormac; two sons, Bruce MacCormac, Jr., and Joseph "Joey" MacCormac; granddaughter, Meaghan MacCormac, and her loving and dear partner of 24 years, Blaise Cameron of Antigonish, NS. She is also predeceased by brother, Edmond Carroll (Patricia); sisters, Joan Ryan (Denis), and Mary Martin (Alex), and brother-in-law (Ed Rowe).

The family would like to send a sincere and special thanks to the caring and compassionate staff of St Martha's Hospital in Antigonish, NS for their exceptional care during Teresa’s lengthy stay this past year (January - July 2022), and more recently Arborstone Enhanced Care Nursing Home in Halifax, NS for their on-going care.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 3 to 5pm, in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish.  Funeral Mass will be held Friday in St. Ninian Cathedral at 11:00am, with Reverend Donald MacGillivray presiding.  Burial in St. Ninian Cemetery.

In Memoriam, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society appreciated.  Online condolences: www.clcurry.com.

Teresa Joseph MacCormac