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Louise Cross

Louise Cross

Born: September 26th, 1924

Passed on: March 12th, 2017

It is with sadness the family announce the passing of Mabel Louise Cross, age 92, on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Born in Rencontre West, Newfoundland on September 26, 1924, she was the daughter of the late William C. and Phyllis (Durnford) Goodridge. Louise lived in St. John’s until 1957 and then moved to North Sydney. She and her husband Cyril recently celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on February 21, 2017. Louise was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney and for many years was a member of the choir, the Ladies Auxiliary, Altar Guild and was an assistant GA Leader. The matriarch of the family, her home was the gathering place for all occasions and her turkey dinners a favourite of all. Louise was a very outgoing person, her friendly smile and caring attitude was a pleasant addition to the community wherever she went. She is survived by her husband, Cyril; her son, David and his children, Jeffrey, Timothy and Michael; her two daughters, Shirley Chambers and her children, Kevin and Tanya and Linda (Malcolm) MacMillan and their son, Matthew; her six great-grandchildren, Lawson, Kennedy, Landon, London, Ryleigh and Lark; her sister-in-law, Myrtle Starks and brother-in-law, Frank (Mary) Stratton. She was predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Cheryl Cross; her two sisters, Mary Goodridge and Jessie Ball (John); brother, Roy Goodridge and nephew, Roy Ball.
The family would like to thank Dr. Patrick O’Grady and the staff of the Northside General Hospital for the care shown to Louise. Visitation for Louise will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Rev. Glen Kent officiating. Burial will take place at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Memorial Fund or the Northside Harbourview Hospital Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com.
”A butterfly to remind us, even though we are apart,
Your spirit is always with us, forever in our hearts.”


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