MAC­DON­ALD, Grace Ann

Baddeck

Cape Breton Post - - IN MEMORIAM -

Grace Ann Mac­Don­ald, 77 of Baddeck, for­merly of North Shore, Vic­to­ria County, died July 4, 2015, at Vic­to­ria County Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal. Born in North Shore, she was the daugh­ter of the late Don­ald and Tain (MacLeod) Mac­Don­ald.

Grace Ann was pre­de­ceased by her long­time part­ner, Chal Fownes; brother, Stewart Mac­Don­ald, and sis­ter-in-law, Kathryn Mac­Don­ald (Buchanan).

Sur­viv­ing are brother, Neil (Eve­lyn), Baddeck; nephew, Don­ald (Kris­ten); grand­nephews, Dy­lan, Daniel & Jack, Cal­gary, and sev­eral cousins and ex­tended fam­ily.

Grace Ann grad­u­ated in 1960 from the Glace Bay Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal School of Nurs­ing. Af­ter nurs­ing in Bos­ton and Hal­i­fax, she spent the ma­jor­ity of her ca­reer at the Vic­to­ria County Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal in Baddeck.

She will be re­mem­bered for many things in­clud­ing her love of travel, her sense of hu­mour, pic­nics, car­ing for oth­ers, gen­eros­ity and, more than any­thing, her love of spend­ing time with fam­ily and friends.

Grace Ann was an ad­her­ent of Knox Pres­by­te­rian Church, Baddeck.

At Grace Ann’s re­quest there will be no vis­i­ta­tion. Cre­ma­tion has taken place. A cel­e­bra­tion of her life will be held at Knox Pres­by­te­rian Church at 10:30 a.m. on Satur­day, July 11th, Rev. Brian MacLeod of­fi­ci­at­ing.

A time of fel­low­ship will fol­low im­me­di­ately in the church hall. Burial in Ocean View Ceme­tery, North Shore.

Fam­ily flow­ers only by re­quest. Do­na­tions to Vic­to­ria County Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal Char­i­ta­ble Foun­da­tion or the Hos­pice So­ci­ety of Vic­to­ria County.

The fam­ily ex­presses sin­cere ap­pre­ci­a­tion for the care, kind­ness, and sup­port of Doc­tors Genge, Rit­ter, Pahil, MacCor­mack, Mary MacLeod of Hos­pice, the staffs at Vic­to­ria County Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal and Con­tin­u­ing Care, care­givers Carol and Crys­tal Wil­liams, as well as to all of Grace Ann’s close friends and neigh­bours.

Ar­range­ments are un­der the di­rec­tion of MacAskill Fu­neral Home, Baddeck.

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