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Claire Peterson

Claire Peterson

Born In: Sydney, Nova Scotia

Passed in: Baddeck, Nova Scotia
Passed on: March 27th, 2017

Claire, age 63, Little Narrows, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017, in the Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck. Born in Sydney she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Cecelia (MacNeil) MacDonald. Claire was employed with Midway Motors in Middle River for 35 years. She was a member of St. Columba Parish, Iona. Claire grew up in Little Narrows and moved to Middle River after her marriage and then moved back to Little Narrows in 2007 to be close to her family. Claire was almost like a second mother to her special nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews. She showered them with love, kindness and her generosity, spending quality time and many vacations together. P.E.I. will never be the same.
Surviving are her loving husband of 44 years, Edwin; mother-in-law, Eleanor Peterson, Middle River; sisters, Mora (Dougie) Nicholson, Sandra (Charlie) Ellis, both of Little Narrows; brother, Donnie “D.J.” (Phyliss), Fredericton Junction; she was very special to nieces, Charlene, Donna, Lorraine; nephews, Gerard, Danny and Michael; grandnieces and grandnephews, Anita, Evan, Lauren, Alex, Hannah, Sarah, Katherine “K.K”, Annabelle. She was predeceased by her father-in-law, Edward Peterson; brother-in-law, Robert Peterson. Visitation will be on Friday, March 31, 2017, from noon until time of funeral mass at 2 p.m. both in St. Columba Roman Catholic Church, Iona with Father Paul Abbass officiating.
Burial in McKinnon’s Harbour Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Cape Breton Cancer Society or to Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Whycocomagh.
Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com.


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