BOURGEOIS, Carol Marie (McKenna)
It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Carol Marie Bourgeois, 69, surrounded by her loving family on May 5, 2017 at the Halifax Infirmary.
Born in Sydney she was the daughter of the late Arthur V. McKenna and Catherine McKillop.
Carol is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Paul Bourgeois; children, Kim (Wade) Morrell; sisters, Catherine Filek, Sydney and Eilleen (Bill) MacNeil, Sydney; grandchildren, Emile and Carolyn Morrell. She is also survived by many special nieces, nephews and friends, especially, Fran Fry, Geri (Shawn) Hudson, and honorary grandsons, Alexander and Riley.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by nine half-sisters; sister, Pauline MacRury; brother, Arthur McKenna; brother-in-law, Jim MacRury and Joe Felik, and infant son, Paul Jr.
She met the love of her life in Whitney Pier enjoying many dances at the Imperial Hall. From there her life centered on following Paul to many Military bases throughout the Maritimes. During this time she volunteered with many organizations and was a wonderful homemaker.
Visitation for Carol will be held Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. at the SW Chant and Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney.
A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Holy Redeemer Parish, Father Paul Murphy officiating. Internment to take place at the Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or Lung Association.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www. chantfuneralhome.ca.