Mary Cleary

Obituary of Mary Golda Cleary

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Mary Golda Cleary, 95, of Antigonish, on August 7, 2021, in St. Martha's Regional Hospital.

Born in Fairmont on March 28, 1926, she was a daughter of the late John James and Minetta Mary (Campbell) Cameron.  

She spent a great deal of her life raising eight children and serving her church and  community.  Her kindness, thoughtfulness and humour will be missed by all.

She is survived by three sons, Joseph (Joanne), Michael (Cathy) and George (Christine), four daughters Mary (Charles) Lowe, Rose Anne (Lloyd) Christie, Margaret (John) Foreman, Marian (Christopher) Chaisson; 18 grandchildren and  many great grandchildren.  One brother Placide Cameron, and one sister, Kaye Smith; 

She was predeceased by her husband Ambrose; daughter Evelyn; eight brothers, Jim, Alex, John Clare, John Hugh, Kerase, Thane, Reggie, Leslie; six sisters, Margaret, Gladys, Noreen, Minetta, Thelma and Elda.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 10th from 6-8 pm in MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant St. Funeral Mass 11am Wednesday, August 11th in St. Ninian Cathedral, Covid-19 protocols will be in place. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations to CACL Antigonish and/or online condolences may be made by visiting



6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
MacIsaac Funeral Home
61 Pleasant St
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
(902) 863-3414

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
St Ninian's Cathedral
121 St. Ninian St
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada


St. Ninian's Cemetery
Old Hwy 104
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
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