Born In: Gabarus, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: December 21st, 2012
Annie MacLean, 92, Sydney, formerly of Gabarus Lake, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at the Cove Guest Home, Sydney.
Born in Gabarus, she was the daughter of the late Angus D. and Katie Mary (MacDonald) Munroe.
Annie was a loving wife, mother and devoted grandmother to her four granddaughters. She was a long-standing member of Zion-Wesley United Church, where she served on the UCW and as a choir member. She volunteered with the Canadian Cancer Society for many years. She taught for 41 years beginning at Ashby School in Sydney and later in Fourchu, Victoria Bridge, Gabarus Lake and Gabarus.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Alex A. MacLean; sons, Bill, Montreal, Don (Judy) Pictou; and four granddaughters, Heather and Alexa, Pictou, Emily, Los Angeles, and Katie,Toronto.
Annie was predeceased by her only sister, Christene Munroe.
She is also survived by a sister-in-law, Mary MacDonald.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Greg Myatt, family physician and also the wonderful staff on Creative Care and Skylight units at the Cove Guest Home. While still at home she received excellent care from the VON and Cape Breton County Homemakers.
Visitation will be held Thursday morning, Dec. 27, at Sydney Memorial Chapel from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Funeral service will take place at 12 p.m. Dec. 27 at Sydney Memorial Chapel with Nancy Whitney-Latham, DLM officiating. Interment will take place, following the service, in Zion Cemetery, Gabarus Lake.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the memorial fund of Zion Wesley United Church.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or firstname.lastname@example.org.