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Myrna (McGillivray) Grout

Myrna (McGillivray)  Grout

Passed on: December 24th, 2016

Myrna (McGillivray) Grout, age 76, passed away peacefully on December 24, 2016 at Peace Hospice in Bellingham, Washington State, USA with her brother, Basil Sr. and sister, Marilyn by her side.
Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Vincent James ‘V.J.’ and Margaret ‘Peggy’ (Munro) McGillivray.
Myrna held various occupations throughout her life time. She was employed with CJCB Television in Sydney, she then moved to Halifax where she was employed with a law firm and finally she worked as a career agent in the administrative area of insurance marketing and was a member of the Windsor Life Underwriters Association, Ontario. Myrna was a very spiritual lady and was well loved by her many friends.
She is survived by her brother, Basil Sr. McGillivray (Lorraine), New Waterford; her sister, Marilyn, California; nieces, Marilyn (Dave), Glace Bay and Connie (Wayne), Debert, NS; four nephews, Kenny, Glace Bay, Hans (Erika), California, Basil Robert (Tracy), River Ryan and Vincent (Jannette), Hailfax; grand nephews; nieces, and her sister-in-law, Sandra Jeanne (Vince -Deceased), Glace Bay.
Besides her parents, Myrna was predeceased by her husband, Al Grout, and three brothers, Vince, Kenny and James Duncan McGillivray.
Cremation has taken place. A Funeral Mass celebrated by Fr. Norman MacPhee will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10 a.m. in St. Anne's Church, Glace Bay followed by a reception in the church foyer. Interment will be held in the parish cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy for Myrna, memorial donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Online condolences to the family can be expressed at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.
The funeral arrangements are under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay.


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