Obituary of Donna Elaine (Roach) Cadegan, Glace Bay
Her family lovingly announces Donna’s passing, peacefully at home on Thursday, November 5th, 2020 at the age of 69. She is survived by her husband Eric Cadegan, sons, Patrick and Michael (Justin Hiltz) and her brother, Doug Roach (Charlotte). She was predeceased by her parents, John “Rory” Roach and Isabel (Mackie) Roach and her brother, Brian Joseph Roach. Donna graduated from St. Francis Xavier University, class of '72. She spent 35 years as an elementary school teacher in communities such as Reserve Mines, Albert Bridge, Kelowna, B.C., Dominion, and Glace Bay. Donna was loved for her jovial spirit, inviting sense of humor, hospitality, and loyalty to her family and friends. Donna loved to walk, teach, laugh, pick sea glass, and be with her family and many friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 8th, 2020 from 2-4, 7-9 pm in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church, Reserve Mines followed by interment in the parish cemetery. Fr. Dan Boudreau officiating. Memorial donations in memory of Donna may be made to the Cancer Foundation or a charity of one’s choice. On line condolences to the family can be expressed at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca Masks and Social Distancing Regulations are in effect. Thank you.