Margaret Rose Joe
Born In: Wagmatcook
Passed in: Sydney
Passed on: March 15th, 2016
It is with great sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother, Margaret Rose Joe, at the age of 65. Margaret Rose passed away peacefully at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital’s Palliative Care Unit on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Wagmatcook, the daughter of the late Levi and Madeline (Cabot) Googoo.
Margaret Rose was a teacher’s aide at the Eskasoni Elementary Middle School and a foster parent for many for Mi’kmaw Family Children's Services. She was devoted to St. Anne’s Mission at Quebec and Chapel Island. Margaret enjoyed watching her cooking shows, knitting and travelling with her sister, Mary Anne.
She is survived by her seven children, Margaret Rose (Gary), Stephen (Annette), Tena (Philip), Joe (Lillian), Charlotte (Donald), Nancy (Kenny) and Flora; her only surviving sister, Mary Anne Googoo; godchildren, Miranda Joe, Angela Peck, Shaun Paul, Martha Lewis, Nadine Bernard, Vanessa Cabot, Lance Lewis, Ida Denny, 15 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred Joe; siblings, Stephen Levi Googoo, Charlie Peter Googoo, Annie Jane (Googoo) Lewis; niece, Cheryl Cynthia Pierro and godchild, Douglas Stevens.
Visitation for Mrs. Joe will begin after 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 19 at the family residence, 4723 Shore Rd., Eskasoni. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 21 at Holy Family Church with Rev. Martin MacDougall officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.twcurry.com.