Adeline MacDonald

Born: Fri., Jun. 10, 1932
Died: Thu., Sep. 28, 2017


6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Mon., Oct. 02, 2017
Location: J.M. Jobes Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Tue., Oct. 03, 2017
Location: Holy Family Church

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Adeline MacDonald
Sydney Mines

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend Adeline MacDonald, 85, of Sydney Mines, on Thursday, September 28, 2017.
Born in Bras d’Or, on June 10, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Ellen (Cantwell) Brennick. She is survived by her five daughters, Ellen (Daniel) Clarke, Linda (Gilles) Maillet, Debbie (George) Podetz, Brenda (Joey) Andrea, and Janet (Greg) Dicks.
She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, Jim, Danielle, Tyler, David, Jonathan, Melissa, Nicole, Leah, Stacy, Cheryl, Maria, Joseph, Jaclyn and seven great grandchildren, Drake, Leo, Alexander, Lucas, Sadie, Lydia and Nicholas; as well as a sister, Helen Devison, who she dearly loved and felt was a great inspiration throughout her life.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her loving husband of 63 years, Jerome; her grandson Michael, grandson-in-law LT; sister Blanche and brothers, John and Bernie.
Adeline was a generous, thoughtful and compassionate wife and mother whose greatest joy was her family. How truly fortunate we were to have her positive spirit, warm nature and wisdom, all of which has enriched our lives. Our mother was the guiding light for us and we will carry on her remarkable Legacy of Love. It warms our hearts knowing our dear mother and father are together again… All Our Love.
Visitation for Adeline MacDonald will be held on Monday, October 2, 2017 from 6-9 p.m. in J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, 635 Main St., Sydney Mines. Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Holy Family Church with Fr. J.J. MacDonald officiating, followed by interment at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Sydney Mines.
Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at Donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of one’s choice.

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diana timmons
   Posted Mon October 02, 2017
Dear Janet and family sincere sympathy on your mom's passing may fond memories help ease the pain during this sad time.

Alice Nicholson
   Posted Mon October 02, 2017
To Ellen Clarke & family
Please accept my deepest sympathy on your mother's passing. My prayers & thoughts are with you at this sorrowful time.
Alice Nicholson

Bronwyn & Ray
   Posted Tue October 03, 2017
Sincere condolences and lots of love being sent to the whole family. Ray & Bronwyn

Andrena Brown
   Posted Wed October 11, 2017
So sorry Linda, Brenda, Janet, Debbie and Ellen about your mother's passing. She was a great help to us when mom was sick. Your parents were both very special people. My condolences to you and your family. You are all in our thoughts.
Love Andrena, Bobby, Greg, Matt (Becca & little Owen)

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