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MATHESON (MacPherson), Mary Isabel – Age 99, of River Denys passed away peacefully on Friday, April 15, 2022. Born in Roseburn on April 27, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Dan and Katherine (Matheson) MacPherson. She is survived by sons, Kennie and Malcolm (Elizabeth) Matheson; daughter, Katherine (Dannie) MacKinnon and also Anita Matheson; grandchildren, Christopher (Dakota) and Erin MacKinnon, Daniel (Emily) and Colleen Matheson; great-grandsons, Ezra and Jude MacKinnon; nephews, William (Margie) and Murdoch Matheson. She was predeceased by her parents Dan and Katherine MacPherson; husband, Billie; brother, Malcolm; brothers-in-law, Danny, Alex and Donald John; sisters-in-law, Agnes Matheson and Irene MacPherson; nephew, Duncan (Pat) Matheson. Mary was devoted to family, friends, community and church. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, wife, sister and friend. Mary lived a very full life. She worked hard at whatever the task at hand. She always had time for a phone call, a visit, a cup of tea and a word of support. If anyone needed help she was there. She spent her life looking after others and welcomed everyone into her home. Her positive attitude made anything you were doing seem possible. Mary became interested in genealogy and spent many years exchanging letters and phone calls while also receiving visitors from all over the world. If you had a question, you just called Mary because she would know the answer. Mary was a member of the River Denys Presbyterian Church. Mary’s family would like to thank all her caregivers over the years, Dr. Collins and Dr. Pluta, the doctors and nurses of the Strait Richmond Hospital, Dr. Ritter, palliative nurses, continuing care nurses, all the home care workers and especially Donna and Arlene who were just like family. Kennie, who supported her day to day which allowed her to stay in her own home for many years and Malcolm and Elizabeth who Mary lived with the few years and who took excellent care of her. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Monday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Whycocomagh. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday from St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Whycocomagh with Margie MacIntyre, LLWL officiating. Burial will follow in Upper River Denys Cemetery. Donations to a charity of one’s choice. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com Visitation Information Visitation Monday, April 18, 2022 Visitation Time 2-8 p.m. Visitation Location Dennis Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Whycocomagh Service Information Service Date Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Service Time 11 a.m. Service Location St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Whycocomagh Burial Information Burial Date Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Burial Time Following funeral service Burial Location Upper River Denys Cemetery
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