MUR­PHY, Alice Leota (Otie McGil­lvray)

Cape Breton Post - - IN MEMORIAM / LIFESTYLES -

It is with deep sad­ness the fam­ily an­nounces the pass­ing of a dear wife, mother, sis­ter, aunt and friend on June 29, 2015, at the Lake Shore Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal in Point Claire, Que. Otie grew up in New Water­ford, lived in On­tario for some years be­fore re­turn­ing to Cape Bre­ton where she met Lorne Mur­phy, mar­ried and moved to Glace Bay. Af­ter Lorne’s death she moved back to New Water­ford with her chil­dren Mau­reen and Erin. She moved to Que­bec when her chil­dren left for work and re­mained there un­til her death.

Otie was pre­de­ceased by her par­ents Ge­orge and Win­nie (Duffney) McGil­lvray, her hus­band Lorne, broth­ers Ekie, Ed­die and sis­ter-in-law Anne.

She is sur­vived by her chil­dren Mau­reen ( Jason) Ruszezyk, Pier­r­fond, Que., son Eric (Chrissy), grand­daugh­ter Mor­gan, Bow­manville, Ont.; sis­ters Dodie MacQuar­rie ( late John), Te­cie McDon­ald ( late Neil), Vineland, Ont., sis­ter-in­law Ag McGil­lvray, New Water­ford; broth­ers Ray (Carol), Don­nie (Donna), Hamil­ton, Ont.; along with many nieces, neph­ews, and best friend Deaneize La Pierre, Pier­r­fond, Que.

Cre­ma­tion and fu­neral ser­vice took place at Collins Fu­neral Home in Pointe Claire, Que. Her ashes will be taken home and a grave­side ser­vice will be held in St. Anne’s Ceme­tery, Wal­lace Road, Glace Bay, Thurs­day, July 30, at 10 a.m. with a re­cep­tion to fol­low at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Plum­mer Ave., New Water­ford at 11 a.m. All are in­vited to at­tend.

Rest in peace lit­tle one.

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