MACISAAC, Mary Jac­que­line (Jackie)

Cape Breton Post - - Obituaries -

Our hearts will mourn as we think of a lov­ing mem­ber of our fam­ily who has left her earthly home this week. At the age of 75, Mary Jac­que­line MacIsaac, (Jackie) daugh­ter of Regi­nald and Dorothy (nee Gos­bee) McPher­son died peace­fully at the Maple Hill Manor in New Water­ford on Thurs­day May 25, 2017. Never alone and for­ever in our hearts, she is sur­vived by her daugh­ter, Ber­nadette McPher­son, Camp­bell River, BC; broth­ers, Shan­non McPher­son (Lucy) Glace Bay NS, Stephen McPher­son (Kathryn) Hal­i­fax NS; Grand Chil­dren, Reg­gie McPher­son(Erica) Camp­bell River BC, Mi­randa (Jansen), Glace Bay NS; Great Grand­chil­dren, Lyla, Glace Bay NS, Natalie and Amelia, Camp­bell River BC.; Neph­ews, David (Sonya), Glace Bay NS, Dale (Su­san) Cal­gary Al­berta and Weylin (Trina) Cal­gary Al­berta. Pre­de­ceased by her hus­band, Don­nie MacIsaac, par­ents,Dorothy and Regi­nald McPher­son and beloved sis­ter, Edith. Over the course of her life, Jackie worked in Laun­dry at St. Joseph Hospi­tal and General In­stru­ments plant. At the age of 32, want­ing more from life. she grad­u­ated with a nurs­ing de­gree as an LPN and worked for many years at GB Com­mu­nity Hospi­tal, Taiga Na Mara and New Water­ford Con­sol­i­dated Hospi­tal un­til her re­tire­ment.

Jackie blessed oth­ers with her gifts of crafts, sewing, knit­ting and cro­chet­ing but the love a good book and coun­try mu­sic kept her re­laxed.

Jackie was a peo­ple per­son and a trip to town meant chat­ting with any­one, hav­ing a laugh, get­ting the news or just giv­ing you a smile. She loved her cat, Meiko who never tired of her gen­tle touch, but her spe­cial love was for her grand­chil­dren who will miss her dearly.

We thank Maple Hill Manor staff for their amaz­ing care and the re­spect and kind­ness to her fam­ily dur­ing her last days. As her fam­ily, we feel blessed to have had Jackie in our life and would love for you to share with us, a cel­e­bra­tion of her life, in her honor, Mon­day May 29,2017 vis­i­ta­tion from 11 a.m to 1 p.m., ser­vice at 1p.m. in the T.J. Tracey Memo­rial Chapel, 370 Re­serve St, Glace Bay, 902849-4199.

Ex­pres­sions of sym­pa­thy can be made to the MacIsaac fam­ily by vis­it­ing­

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