May Doucet

Obituary of May Doucet

Clare "May" Doucet passed away peacefully on Monday, December 13, 2021 in the R.K. MacDonald Nursing home with her loving sister, Kay, by her side. 

Born on November 4, 1925 in Tompkins, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Florence (MacLellan) Doucet.

When May settled in Antigonish she was employed by MacLellan's woodworking mill, the Credit Union and CJFX for a number of years. She then returned to school and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from St. Francis Xavier University where she worked as an archivist until her retirement. May had many interests including knitting, gardening, traveling and, true to her Newfoundland upbringing and spirit, loved hosting family and friends, especially children, in her home. She was an active member of many organizations including the Faith in God Prayer Group, the St. Ninian's CWL, the Antigonish Community Food Bank where she was a dedicated volunteer for many years, to name a few.

May is survived by her sister, Catherine (Kay) and several cousins in Newfoundland, Cape Breton and Ontario. She is predeceased by her brothers Ronald (Betty), Fr. Paul (C.Ss.R) and sister Georgina.

Visitation will be held from 3-6 pm on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 in MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant St. Funeral 2:00 pm Thursday in St. Ninian Cathedral, Rev. Danny MacLennan presiding. Burial in the parish cemetery. Donations in May's memory may be made to the Antigonish Communtiy Food Bank or a charity of choice. Please note: Covid-19 protocols of proof of vaccination, photo ID, masks and social distancing will be in place.



3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
MacIsaac Funeral Home
61 Pleasant St
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
(902) 863-3414

Funeral Mass

2:00 pm
Thursday, December 16, 2021
St Ninian's Cathedral
121 St. Ninian St
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada


St. Ninian's Cemetery
121 St. Ninian Street
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada