Colleen Sylvia MacNeil
Colleen passed away peacefully on July 29, 2020 at Grand View
Manor in Berwick, NS. She leaves behind her brother Darryl; her sons,
Stephen Francis (Rosanne) and Daniel « Danny » Robert;
and her grandson David Michael. She was predeceased by her brothers,
John and Robert; sisters Caroline (in infancy), Dorothy
« Cyd » Dodwell and Roberta « Bubsie »
McBride; husband Francis « Frank » Mendel; daughter
Debra Ann Mary; and son Gregory Brice. The daughter of the late Robert
Edward and Mary Blanche (Hansen) George, Colleen was born in Parrsboro
on September 25, 1930. When she was young the family moved to
Delhaven. At age 16, Colleen’s first job was as a telephone
operator in Canning. She married Frank, a member of the Royal Canadian
Air Force in 1953 in Chatham, NB, then proceeded to raise her family
in Manitoba, Quebec, France, Alberta, Manitoba (again), Nova Scotia
and finally, New Brunswick. After the Air Force years, life continued
in Lawrencetown, then Coldbrook. During the Lawrencetown years, she
worked in the Lawrencetown Post office and was active in the
Women’s Institute and the local Arts & Crafts
community. During the Coldbrook years she was active in the CWL at St.
Joseph’s in Kentville. She moved to Kings Riverside Court in
2016 and recently to Grand View Manor. There will be no visitation.
Due to the Covid pandemic an invitation only funeral service will be
held in the White Family Funeral Home Chapel at a later date in August
to be announced. Donations in memory may be made to St. Joseph’s
Catholic Church, Kentville or a charity of the donor’s
choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family
Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Colleen Sylvia MacNeil 19302020..
Décès pour la Ville: Kentville, Province: Nova Scotia