Marie Josephine MacDonald
1943 - 2022
Marie Josephine MacDonald
Visitation Information
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Visitation Time
2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm
Visitation Location
C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish, NS
Service Information
Service Date
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Service Time
Service Location
St. Peter's Church, Tracadie, NS
Burial Information
Burial Date
November 16, 2022
Burial Location
St. Peter's Cemetery
Requested Charity
Canadian Diabetes Association, St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation or St. Peter’s Parish.
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Marie Josephine (Grant) MacDonald, 79, of Monastery, NS passed away peacefully on November 11, 2022, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney, NS.

Born in Antigonish on March 12, 1943, to the late Michael and Florence (MacDonald) Grant of Monastery, NS, Marie is survived by her beloved daughter Leanne (Steve MacIntosh) MacDonald, Monastery, her sisters Katherine (Charles) Punch, Monastery, and Lorna (Dermot) Chisholm, Guysborough, brother David (Marianne) MacEachern, and cousin Donnie (Donna) McNutt as well as many cherished sister-in laws, brother in-laws, nieces and nephews. Marie is predeceased by her husband Angus MacDonald, sister Evangeline (Carmen) Hatfield, and brothers Edward and William ‘Billie’ Grant, along with special loved ones Ann Wallace, Ronnie Bowman, and Dan J MacDonald.               

She followed her passion to become a Registered Nurse and graduated in 1966 from the Glace Bay Regional Hospital School of Nursing in NS. She was a very dedicated nurse and was employed for over 30 years at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, caring for patients in various surgical departments.

Marie was a very sweet and loving person who would always lend a hand to anyone in need. Her favourite past times were going to dances & kitchen parties with family & friends, bingo, crafts, puzzles, baking and spending time outdoors gardening. She also enjoyed decorating for Christmas, adding to her snowman collection each year, and would so love having everyone in for family gatherings. Lots of fun times were also had going on adventures and road trips with her daughter Leanne.

She was a loyal parishioner of St. Peter’s Parish, Tracadie, and a member of the C.W.L.

Visitation will be held in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish on Tuesday, November 15 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Funeral mass will be held in St. Peter’s Church, Tracadie on Wednesday, November 16 at 10:30am with Father John Barry presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery.

Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation or St. Peter’s Parish.

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Marie Josephine MacDonald