It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother Margaret “Kay” Marchesinat the age of 73. Kay passed away surrounded by her family, November 20th, 2017, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Margaret (Boone) Martin.
Kay lived at the senior’s complex on Sterling Road and could be frequently found visiting family in Bridgeport, or friends and machines at the Row Street Athletic Club.
She will be immensely missed by her sons, Leo (Celeste), Donnie and Billie; “Her Girls” Shellie and Kelly who were like daughters; grandsons Geoff, Leo (Julie), Devin, Adrian, Carter, Josh, and granddaughter Jamie; cherished great -grandchildren Leo, Lincoln and Zoey; sister Cecelia; brothers Leo, Fabian (Diane), William (Kathy), Paul (Liz) and numerous nieces and nephews and friends.
Besides her parents, she was also predeceased by her first husband John Sheldon Saccary and her second husband Joseph Marchesin; brothers Harry, Bob, Ronnie and sisters Mel, Rita, Mary, and Eileen.
There will be no visitation; cremation has taken place under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay.
A Funeral Mass officiated by Fr. Daniel Boudreau will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday, November 27, 2017 in Immaculate Conception Church, Bridgeport. Interment will follow in St. Anne’s Cemetery, Glace Bay.
All are invited to join Kay’s family for a reception in Immaculate Conception Church Hall.
Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
At this time we would like to thank everyone who supported and assisted Kay the last few years; from the New Waterford Home care personnel, nurses and doctors at the Cape Breton Regional and Halifax QE II Hospitals and the Harbour View Rehab Centre.
Online condolences to the family are available through www.vjmcgillivray.ca.