Catherine McNeil, Glace Bay

Obituary of Catherine "Kaye" McNeil, Glace Bay

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Catherine “Kaye” McNeil, age 81 on Friday, December 18th, 2020 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital (An Cala Unit), Sydney. Born into a large family of twelve in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Ellen “Nellie” (Nolan) McMullin. In her early years, Kaye was employed at the People’s Store in Glace Bay. She was a member of St. Anne’s Church and the last surviving member of her immediate family. She enjoyed playing cards (Scat); but mostly she will be remembered as a very compassionate lady who was dedicated to her entire family. Kaye is survived by her daughter, Sheila (Eric) Caverzan, one grandson, Nicholas, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Fabian McNeil in 2015, four brothers, Dave, Justin, Lou, Matty, seven sisters, Elizabeth MacNeil, Cleo “Lokie” Robinson, Helen Stevens, Marie Redmond, Mary MacKinnon, Lily Rhodes and Faustina MacDougall. Cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. The funeral mass officiated by Fr. Duaine Devereaux is Wednesday, December 23rd at 10 am in St. Anne’s Church, Glace Bay followed by interment in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to palliative care. On line condolences to the family can be expressed at: DUE TO SEATING RESTRICTIONS, WE ASK THAT EVERYONE REMAIN IN THEIR CARS IN THE CHURCH PARKING LOT UNTIL THE FAMILY ARRIVE AND ARE SEATED. MASKS ARE ALSO MANDATORY. THANK YOU.