O’CON­NELL, Mar­garet ‘Peggy’

Cape Breton Post - - IN MEMORIAM -

New Water­ford

It is with great sad­ness that we an­nounce the peace­ful pass­ing of Peggy O’Con­nell, 86, of New Water­ford, at Ocean­view Manor, Eastern Pas­sage, N.S., on July 13, 2015.

Born in New Water­ford, she was a daugh­ter of the late John and Cassie MacLel­lan.

Peggy moved to Nor­wood, Mass., in 1958, where she raised her fam­ily be­fore mov­ing back to New Water­ford in 1973. She was a lov­ing mother, grand­mother and great-grand­mother.

Peggy is sur­vived by her daugh­ter, Nora (Ray) Sear­les of Dart­mouth; son-in-law, Bruce Smith of Pickering, Ont.; grand­chil­dren, Daniel (Karen) Pe­ori of Hal­i­fax, Mark (Bri­anne) Pe­ori of Dart­mouth, Jason Smith and Som­mer Smith, both of Pickering, Ont.; great-grand­chil­dren, Isaac, Tobey, Char­lie, Veron­ica, Jaxon and Desmond, sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Be­sides her par­ents, she was pre­de­ceased by her hus­band, Daniel; daugh­ter, Kay (Smith); and broth­ers, Sid­ney and Eric MacLel­lan. She was the last sur­viv­ing mem­ber of her im­me­di­ate fam­ily.

There will be no vis­i­ta­tion. A fu­neral mass of cel­e­bra­tion will take place Thurs­day, July 16, 2015, at 2 p.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Av­enue, with Fr. Joe Gil­lis of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial will fol­low in Mount Carmel Ceme­tery, New Water­ford.

Fu­neral ar­range­ments have been en­trusted to V.J. McGil­livray Fu­neral Home, 380 Smith St., New Water­ford.

Do­na­tions in her mem­ory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foun­da­tion of Canada or the Cana­dian Di­a­betes As­so­ci­a­tion.

Online ex­pres­sions of sym­pa­thy may be sent to the fam­ily at www.vjm­cgillivray.ca.

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