Vivian McNeil, Glace Bay

Obituary of Vivian Shirley "Ginny" McNeil, Glace Bay

It is with great sadness that the family of Vivian Shirley “Ginny” McNeil age 82 announce her passing on Friday, December 4th, 2020 at the Glace Bay Hospital.


Vivian was a native of Glace Bay and well known for her community volunteer work. She spent many years volunteering at Glace Bay Townhouse, St. Anne’s Church and with AVTEC and Scouts Canada. She loved her summer home in Mira Gut, where she spent every summer since she was very young.


Vivian will be forever remembered by her 5 children, Brenda (Hecky), Joan (Roland), Ron (Jeanne), Derrick (Eunice), Stephen (Tammy), 15 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, brothers, Hubby (Vina), Brian, Barry (Karen) and her sisters, Irene and Linda (Blayne).


Vivian was predeceased by her husband, Ronnie, her parents, Percy & Vivian (Wood)Brewer, brother, George and her sister, Beryl Milley.


Cremation has taken place. Visitation was held on Wednesday evening, December 9th, 2020 from 7-9 pm in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay.


The Celebration of Life (Funeral Mass) will take place on August 1st, 2022 at 10 am in St. Anne’s Church, Glace Bay. Burial in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney. Fr. Duaine Devereaux officiating.


We the family would like to thank the staff of 3rd Floor East of the Glace Bay General Hospital, VON, New Waterford Homecare, Dr. Mark Ellecker and Dr. Guy for their attention and care they provided for our mother.


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