ELEANOR CHISHOLM

The Casket - - Obituaries -

Funeral ser­vice for the late Eleanor Chisholm, 94, Antigonish, was held Novem­ber 17 in St. Ninian Cathe­dral with Father Don­ald Macgillivray of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Mrs. Chisholm died Novem­ber 10, 2018, in St Martha’s Re­gional Hos­pi­tal.

Read­ers at the funeral Mass were Alex Chisholm, Eleanor Chisholm and Kather­ine Or­lik. Colin Car­nell, Patrick Chisholm, Charles Mor­row and Bi­jou Allen pre­sented the of­fer­tory gifts. Mu­sic was pro­vided by or­gan­ist Emery Van de Wiel, vo­cal­ist Ju­lia Shields and piper Scott Wil­liams.

Urn bear­ers were Bruce Chisholm and Colin Chisholm.

Born Oc­to­ber 22, 1924, in Antigonish, she was the daugh­ter of the late Rod­er­ick Allen and Mar­cella (Dunn) Macdon­ald. She grad­u­ated from Mount St. Bernard Sec­re­tar­ial School in 1942. Dur­ing her life time, she worked for MT&T, Al­bert E. Whid­den,

Pat King Real Es­tate and Mary Pat Real Es­tate. In 1948, she mar­ried Colin Her­man Chisholm and to­gether they raised a fam­ily. She en­joyed her time with the Kep­poch Moun­tain Ski Team when her chil­dren were younger. Many sum­mers were spent at the cot­tage on Lochaber Lake where fam­ily and friends were al­ways wel­comed. She had a keen eye for de­sign. She en­joyed play­ing du­pli­cate bridge and watch­ing sports, the Yan­kees, Mon­treal Cana­di­ans and Tiger Woods.

Later in life, she was in­tro­duced to the ipad. She took to it nat­u­rally, al­low­ing her to keep up to date with world events, sports scores and stay con­nected with her fam­ily.

She is sur­vived by three daugh­ters, Mary Beth (Brian) Lat­waitis, Co­line Mor­row, Eleanor (David) Car­nell; two sons, Colin H. (Janet) Chisholm, Bruce (Ke­tu­rah) Chisholm; daugh­ter-in­law, Cindy Allen; 12 grand­chil­dren, Kather­ine (Ja­son) Or­lik, Stephen (Jill) Lat­waitis, John (Kristin) Mor­row, Charles (Lind­say) Mor­row, An­drew (Lau­ren) Car­nell, Colin (Cari-lee) Car­nell, Alex (Dave) Gens, Ni­cole (Matthew Macdon­ald) Chisholm, Eleanor Chisholm, Patrick (Amanda Grif­fin) Chisholm, Bi­jou Allen, Lon­don Grace Chisholm; nine great-grand­chil­dren, Lowen and Gre­gor Or­lik, Ash­ton Lat­waitis, Kate and David Mor­row, Olivia and Abi­gail Car­nell, Ever­ley and William Car­nell.

She was pre­de­ceased by her hus­band, Colin H. Chisholm; daugh­ter, Joanne; son, Brock; two broth­ers, Roland (Marge), Charles Macdon­ald; sis­ter, Pauline (Nor­man) Brady.

Me­mo­rial dona­tions may be made to St. Martha’s Re­gional Hos­pi­tal Foun­da­tion or the VON.

On­line con­do­lences: www.macisaacs.ca

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