MACK­IN­NON, Kather­ine

Cape Breton Post - - IN MEMORIAM -

It is with heart­felt sad­ness that the fam­ily an­nounce the peace­ful pass­ing of their sis­ter and aunt, Kather­ine MacK­in­non af­fec­tion­ately called ‘ Caddy’. Kather­ine passed away at Seav­iew Manor on Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 17, 2017, with her fam­ily by her side dur­ing her jour­ney to her pass­ing at age 80.

She was the daugh­ter of the late Alex and Mary Jane MacK­in­non and step- fa­ther John Farrell. She resided on Main St., Glace Bay prior to en­ter­ing Seav­iew Manor. She was an avid church goer and was a mem­ber of Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion Parish. Kather­ine en­joyed her daily walks, con­vers­ing with the neigh­bors and tend­ing to house­hold chores. She loved fam­ily gath­er­ings and es­pe­cially so at Christ­mas time, one of her fa­vorite things to do this time of year was to go­ing Christ­mas shop­ping with her sis­ter Val. She trea­sured get­ting vis­its from her nieces and neph­ews and al­ways had spe­cial treats ready for their ar­rival.

She is sur­vived by sis­ters, Theresa Tit­t­ley, Alexis MacDon­ald, Val Gouthro (Ger­ard); brothers, Daniel (Han­nah) Farrell, Fabian Farrell, Ken (Daisy) Farrell and Dan (Heather) Farrell; spe­cial nieces and nephew, Noelle (Olivier), Ger­ard (Joanne) and Nancy (Rus­sell), as well as nu­mer­ous nieces and neph­ews through­out the coun­try.

She was pre­de­ceased by sis­ters, Sr. Mary Josita, Fan­cis MacDon­ald, Jessie Ben­nett, Mar­garet Somer­ton, Sr. Marie Goretti and brother, Alex Farrell.

Spe­cial thanks to the staff at Seav­iew Manor for the care and com­pas­sion given to Kather­ine over the last nine years and es­pe­cially dur­ing her last few days. Your kind­ness and con­sid­era- tion to both Kather­ine and her fam­ily will al­ways be re­mem­bered. Spe­cial thank you and ap­pre­ci­a­tion as well to her niece Noelle, who cared for her with ded­i­ca­tion and com­pas­sion to en­sure her end of life jour­ney was peace­ful.

Cre­ma­tion has taken place un­der the di­rec­tion of T.J. Tracey Funeral Home, 370 Re­serve St, Glace Bay, 902-849-4199. Vis­i­ta­tion will be held Wed­nes­day Fe­bru­ary 22 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. with the ser­vice be­gin­ning at 2:30 p.m. at the T.J. Tracey Me­mo­rial Chapel. A re­cep­tion will fol­low. In­ter­ment will be held at a later date at Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion Ceme­tery.

On­line con­do­lences can be sent to the fam­ily by vis­it­ing www.tj­tracey.com.

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