LANDRY, Mary Lillian
Petit De Grat
It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce Lillian’s passing on May 9, 2017 at the
Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Lillian 85, died peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in West Arichat, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Katherine (Forgeron) Ranson.
Lillian is survived by daughters, Shirley Benoit (Brenden), Leah (Willard) Samson, Edith Boudreau; sons, James (Anne) Landry and Francis (Catherine) Landry; brothers, Chesley and James (Delores) Ranson; 21 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and two great-greatgrandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Francis; sons, Etienne Landry in infancy and Alzear; daughters, Therese Bullen and Jacqueline Landry; brothers, Ambrose Forgeron, Burt and Bennie Ranson; sister, Delia in infancy; sisters-in-law, Mary Forgeron, Frances and Marilyn Ranson; daughter-inlaw, Marie Paul and sons-inlaw, Bennie Benoit and Walter Boudreau.
Lillian was a strong, hardworking woman who loved her family and lived life to the fullest. She enjoyed many hobbies such as bingo, knitting, playing cards and walking.
Over the years, she shared many of these hobbies with her family and friends. Lillian’s humour and generosity shone through in everything she did and everyone she met.
We will forever be grateful for our time with her and she will always hold a special place in our hearts.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury.
Visitation will take place Monday, May 15, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Petit De Grat. Funeral mass will be held at the church at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16.th Burial to follow at a later date.
A special thank you to the wonderful staff of Strait Richmond Hospital for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or Strait Richmond Hospital. To send words of comfort, visit www. haverstocks.com.
Anna passed away peacefully on May 9, 2017 at Victoria Haven in Glace Bay at the age of 92.
Born in Broughton, N.S., she was the daughter of the late Dan W. MacDonald and Margaret (Fiander) MacDonald, and is the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Anna served in WWII in the RCAF in the Battle of the Atlantic, which is where she met the love of her life, Lloyd. They were married for 70 years until his passing in 2015. In her early years Anna worked alongside her mother as a seamstress and later worked as a Ward Clerk at the Glace Bay General Hospital. Her favorite place to be was with Lloyd in their bungalow out on the Mira, where she enjoyed waterskiing and picking berries. Anna will be forever remembered for her fun loving personality and kind heart.
Surviving are sons, Allan (Marlayne), St. Thomas, Ont., David (Leslie MacDonald) Glace Bay; and daughter, Joanne (Jay Bugden), Fall River, N.S. Also surviving are grandchildren, Julie, Jennifer, Kim, Amanda and Amy; along with great-grandchildren, Adrian, Alexandra, Abigail, and Riley. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her loving husband, Lloyd and sisters, Katherine, Annice, Mary, Dorothy and Willa.
Heartfelt thanks to her niece, Annice Summerell who provided special care and attention to Anna, as well as the staff of Victoria Haven, where she spent the last 14 years of her life.
As per Anna’s wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be a visitation on Monday, May 15, 2017 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at Patten Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay.
Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. in Patten Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Duncan Roach officiating. Interment to follow in Black Brook Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Anna’s memory may be made to the St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church building fund.
Online condolences can be sent to the family www.pattenfuneral.com.