Catherine Isabel "Caddy" MacGillivray
1937 - 2023
Catherine Isabel "Caddy" MacGillivray
Requested Charity
St. Martha's Regional Hospital Foundation or a charity of choice
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With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Catherine ‘Caddy’ Isabel MacGillivray of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, who passed away on January 13, 2023, at the age of 85 in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.   Caddy was pre-deceased by her husband John Alexander.

Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Sara (MacDonald) Falkenham and Kimball Falkenham.  When Caddy was five years old, Kimball remarried Catherine MacInnis, who raised her as her own.

Caddy was very social with a young heart.  She appreciated family and friends.  She was there for her family as they grew older and made many new and amazing friends at the Antigonish Manor, where she also hosted many visits with her loving sisters.

Caddy was also a wonderful cook and baker.  There is currently a lively discussion around what sibling is to be the beneficiary of her well used cookbooks, roller pin and bread pans.

Caddy is survived by her daughter: Bernice (Eraldo) D’Angelo, Burnaby, B.C. and five sons: John "Jackie" (Trixie), Antigonish; Cyril A. (Donna Marie), Truro; Gerard (Karen), Gaspereaux Lake; Melvin (Kathryn), Cape George; and Paul (Charlene), Enfield; 18 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; and siblings,  Albie (Carolann), Ernie (Theresa), Mary June (Carroll), Dan (Florence), Sara (Gerard), Kathleen (Neil), Bernie,(Karen). 

Caddy was pre-deceased by twin sisters Mary Rose and Christina Agnes and twin brothers Lloyd Joseph and Gerald Morris. 

A grave-side ceremony and burial will be held at St. Columba Cemetery in Lakevale, Nova Scotia, at a later date.

Finally, the family would like to thank Bernadette, Marcella, and Karen (daughter-in-law) for all they have done for mom.

Donations in memory may be made to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish.  Online condolences:



Catherine Isabel "Caddy" MacGillivray