Eva Catherine Lorraine 'Evie' MacLennan
Born In: Bras d'Or, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: October 11th, 1942
Passed on: December 15th, 2012
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our mother, Eva ‘Evie’ MacLennan, 70, on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Bras d’Or on Oct. 11, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Jenny (Young) Clarke.
In her earlier years Evie worked at the fish plants in North Sydney and Alder Point where she had enjoyed many laughs among her many friends. She loved to kick up her heels at the dances with her friends. She also enjoyed her game of bingo and her pit stops at the Army and Navy in Bras d’Or.
Eva is survived by son, Norman, Ross Ferry; daughters, Eileen (David), Sydney Mines, Darlene (Donnie), Bras d’Or, Jean (Darren), Ontario; daughter-in-law, Joann Day; grandchildren, Emily, Katie, David, Michael, Justin, Brandon, Tyler, DonRyan, Ian and special grandchildren, Todd and Matthew; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Barbara (James), Glace Bay, Eileen (Dougie), Bras d’Or, and Delores, Sydney; brother, Norman (Valerie), Bras d’Or; stepmother, Lila Lynk, Bras d’Or; sisters-in-laws, Betty Clarke, North Sydney, Anita (Dave), Ontario, Annie (Alfred), Florence, Janice (James), Halifax; brothers-in-law, Morris, Florence, Howard (Dena), Groves Point, Billy (Helen), Florence, Johnny (Mary), Ontario; best friend, Lorraine, Bras d’Or; along with numerous nieces and nephews and extended family.
She was predeceased by husband, Angus ‘Gussie,’ sister, Sis, brothers, Robert, Donnie and Gerald, brother-in-law, Roddie and nephew, Joe Glen Clarke.
Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19 at Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. A funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. in Trinity Anglican Church, Sydney Mines, with Rev. Stacey Lemoine officiating. Interment to follow at Brookside Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.fillmoreandwhitman.com.