Mary "Elaine" MacKay
1944 - 2024
Mary "Elaine" MacKay
Visitation Information
May 10th
Visitation Time
Visitation Location
C.L. Curry Funeral Home
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday May 11, 2024
Service Time
Service Location
St. Ninian Cathedral
Burial Information
Burial Location
St. Ninian Cemetery
Requested Charity
The John MacLellan Palliative Care Unit (St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation) or The Canadian
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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Mary Elaine MacKay (Landry), 79, on May 8th, 2024, at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish, after a brief illness. 

Elaine was born on August 18, 1944, in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.

She was the first daughter of the late Hubert and Marion Landry (Chisholm) of Pomquet. 

Elaine trained to become a Registered Nurse at St. Elizabeth Hospital in North Sydney. She graduated in 1966 and spent many years as a nurse at the Bethany Infirmary in Antigonish. 

Elaine leaves to mourn her children Joanne (Gary Baxter), Ottawa; Rene (Mary-Beth Flory), Country Harbour; and Marc (Stacey), Ottawa.  

She will be forever missed by her five grandchildren: Kolby, Meaghan, Monet, Mica and Olivia.

Elaine is survived by her siblings, Hugh Landry, Pomquet;  Joan Boudreau, Fredericton;  Robert (Betty Rose) Landry, Antigonish; Claire (Danny Eddy), Bridgewater; Audrey (David Perun), Vancouver; and her brother-in-law, Greg Mattie, Arisaig; as well as many nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents, Elaine was predeceased by her brother, Paul Landry; sister, Norma Mattie; sister-in-law, Helen Landry (Chisholm), and brother-in-law, Paul Boudreau.

Elaine’s family extends heartfelt thanks to the nurses and doctors of The John MacLellan Palliative Care Unit at St Martha’s Regional Hospital. They provided exceptional care, kindness and compassion at a time when it was needed the most.

Visitation will be held on Friday, May 10th, from 2-5pm at C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College St. Antigonish, Nova Scotia.  Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, May 11th, in St. Ninian Cathedral, Antigonish, at 2:00pm with Reverend Danny MacLennan presiding.  Burial in the Parish cemetery. 

Memorial donations may be made to The John MacLellan Palliative Care Unit (St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation) or The Canadian Cancer Society. 


Mary "Elaine" MacKay