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Abbie McCann

Abbie McCann

Born: February 22nd, 1911

Passed on: October 4th, 2017

With sadness, we, the family of Abbie Florence McCann, announce her passing on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, in Celtic Court, Sydney, at the age of 106.
Born February 22, 1911, she was the daughter of the late William and Jennie (Peters) Stiles.
Mom was born in Humboldt, Sask. and moved to Sydney in her teens. She fell in love with Cape Breton, where she met and married, Harry and raised their girls. Mom spent years in real estate and owned the Hospitality Club, where she called on newcomers and made lifelong friends. She was a member of First United Church, Sydney. We have been privileged to have shared our lives with this wonderful woman, mother and loyal friend.
Abbie is survived by her daughters, Barbara (Al) Pace, Jane McCann and Debbie (Harry) Mattinson; niece, Betty Mercer; grandchildren, David, Cathy, Michael and Paul Pace, Meghan and Michael Pearson, Abbie Knott and Jennifer Mattinson, and eight great-grandchildren, Derrick Dockrill, Kyle, Justin, Abby, Sarah and Julia Pace, Harper Knott and Jack Pearson.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harry McCann, and sister, Margaret Bown.
There will be no visitation. A funeral service will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Friday, October 6 at 2 p.m., with Rev. Allison Etter officiating. Interment will take place at a later date.
Thank you to the staff of Celtic Court for taking exceptional care of our mother.
Memorials may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
Words of comfort can be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca.


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