Jessie Amelia Durant
1935 - 2023
Jessie Amelia Durant
Visitation Information
Friday, May 26, 2023
Visitation Time
5:00 to 8:00 pm
Visitation Location
C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish, NS
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday, May 27, 2023
Service Time
11:00 am
Service Location
Ste Croix Church, Pomquet
Burial Information
Burial Date
May 27, 2023
Burial Location
Ste. Croix Cemtery
Requested Charity
R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home Foundation (Alzheimer's Unit) or Ste. Croix Cemetery
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Durant, Jessie Amelia, age 87, of Pomquet, passed away at the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home on May 20, 2023.

Born in St. Peter’s, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Agnes Sampson.

Jessie was a teacher in her early years but retired to devote her life to raising her eight children, along with her husband Charlie.  She was a devote Catholic who found strength and comfort in praying the rosary and attending Mass.  She was a wise, strong woman, known for her witty comments, poetic turn of phrase, playing cards, doing crosswords and love of music, dancing and reading. 

She will be greatly missed by her children: Maria (Billy) Morell, Pomquet; Charlene (Dave) Young, Dagger Woods; Kathleen "Katie" (Pat) Olson, Steep Rock, Man.; Raymond, Pomquet; Barry (Rachel) Durant, L’Ardoise; Wanda (Barry) MacKenzie, Pomquet; Keith (Maria) Durant, Pomquet; sister-in-law, Bernadette Sampson, Manitoba; seventeen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren of whom she was so proud; and many nieces and nephews in Cape Breton and beyond.

She was predeceased by her husband Charlie and son, Germaine.

Visitation will be in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00. Funeral Mass will be held in Ste. Croix Church, Pomquet on Saturday, May 27th at 11:00 am with Reverend Dennis Lamey presiding.  Burial in the parish cemetery

Donations in memory may be made to the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home Foundation (Alzheimer’s Unit), 64 Pleasant Street, Antigonish, NS B2G 1W7 or Ste. Croix Cemetery Fund, Box 24, Heatherton, NS BOH 1R0.  Online condolences:

Jessie Amelia Durant