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Florence Adelle MacIsaac

Funeral service for the late Florence Adelle MacIsaac, 99, St. Andrews, Antigonish County, was held June 29 in St. Andrew’s Church, St. Andrews, with Father Charles Cameron officiating, assisted by Father Gary MacPherson, Father Daniel MacDonald,
Funeral service for the late Florence Adelle MacIsaac, 99, St. Andrews, Antigonish County, was held June 29 in St. Andrew’s Church, St. Andrews, with Father Charles Cameron officiating, assisted by Father Gary MacPherson, Father Daniel MacDonald, Deacon Art Riley and Deacon Jack MacNeil. Burial was in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery, Giant’s Lake. Mrs. MacIsaac died June 26, 2018, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Readers at the funeral Mass were Carmen MacIntosh, Bryan MacLean, Karen Hayne and Darcy MacIsaac. Mary Lou Snarr and Fiona MacLean presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by Al Fougere, Bernadette MacDonald and violinist John Pellerin. Members of St. Andrews’ CWL formed an honour guard. Pallbearers were Derek MacIsaac, Tyler MacIsaac, Andrew MacIsaac, Steven MacIsaac, Mark MacIsaac, Shanna Hopkins, Craig MacLean and Vance MacIsaac. Born January 29, 1919, in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Annie Jane (Sullivan) MacNeil, Giant’s Lake. She was the youngest and last surviving of 11 children. Her early years were spent on the family farm. On September 2, 1947, in St. Andrews, she married John Angus MacIsaac, of Giant’s Lake. She enjoyed knitting, especially socks and mittens. She also enjoyed playing cards, especially crib and 45s. She was a member of the Oak and Owl Club, St Andrews and St. Andrew’s CWL. She is survived by six sons, Paul (Patsy), Isaac’s Harbour; Carroll (Marlene), Cape Jack; John Daniel (Ann), Giant’s Lake; Neil (Joan), St. Andrews; Leo (Paula), Giant’s Lake; Adrian (Sheila), Lower Sackville; two daughters, Patsy (Bill) MacLean, Lower South River; Jane (Bub) Aker, Antigonish; 24 grandchildren, Vance MacIsaac (Alicia MacNeil), Christopher (Cheryl) MacIsaac, Sheena (Mitchell) DeCoste, Bryan (Julie) MacLean, Craig MacLean (Bevin MacDonald), Shanna (Jeff) Hopkins, Shirlyn (Sean) Donovan, Karen (Richard) Hayne, Mark (Alicia) MacIsaac, Holly (Jeff) Stoss, Ryan (Amanda) MacIsaac, Steven MacIsaac (Kim Lydon), Matthew MacIsaac, Jeaniece (Kevin) Frick, Jenna MacIsaac (Dwayne Blais), Alyse MacIsaac, Andrew (Chelsey) MacIsaac, Jarett MacIsaac, Iain (Shannon) MacIsaac, Tyler MacIsaac, Darcy MacIsaac, Derek MacIsaac (Stephanie Ponsford), Danielle ( Noel) Comstock, Khristine MacIsaac; 33 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, John Angus; grandson, Leo Paul MacIsaac; six sisters, Mary Callahan, Annie Hadley, Sadie MacIsaac, Florence Marie, Cecilia MacIntosh, Margaret; four brothers, Peter, Jerry, Campbell, John F. Memorial donations may be made to VON Antigonish or St. Francis de Sales Cemetery Fund, Giant’s Lake. Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

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