Christine Ann Doyle
It is with absolute sadness that we announce the passing of
Christine Ann Doyle (Smith) of Whiteside, Richmond Co. Christine died
peacefully at the age of 76 on Sunday, July 28, 2019, surrounded by
her loving family in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston.Born in
Deep Dale on April 17, 1943, she was a daughter of the late John and
Mary (MacEachen) Smith.
Christine was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Joseph
Doyle on May 5, 2019; grandson, James Ryan. Christine is survived by
her children, Edna Jane Doyle (Michael Marryatt), Port Hawkesbury;
Joan Doyle (Tammy Doucette), Charlottetown; Joseph Doyle (Dr. Sophie
Hubert), Halifax; Natasha Senuk (Lance Senuk), Port
Hawkesbury; Carmie Doyle (Cyril Roach), Evanston; granddaughter, Sonya
Jesso (Charles Jesso), Port Hawkesbury.
Grandchildren, great-grandchildren, Juston Ryan (Cortni
Engler) (father John Ryan), Fort McMurray; Garett (Kristine Landry),
Fort McMurray; Adam (Dakota Conrad), Keighan and Carissa (father Kevin
Dorton), Port Hawkesbury; Euan, Aiden, Alex and Jeanne (Joseph Doyle
– Dr. Sophie Hubert), Halifax; Brittany France; Campbell
Young and Caden Jesso, Port Hawkesbury; James, Alex, Caitlyn
(Papa’s Girl) Landry (father Scott Landry), Evanston; Baby
Roach (father Cyril Roach), Evanston; Xavier Doyle, Fort McMurray;
Aubree Doyle, Port Hawkesbury; Londyn Ryan, Fort McMurray; siblings,
Angus Smith (Pauline), Collie Smith, Donald James Smith and Karen
Gillies; brothers and sisters-in-law, Peggy Leonard, Gloria McNamara
(Paul), Hughie John MacDonald (Levine), Tina Marinich (Richard) as
well as many nieces and nephews.
Christine’s love of family, life, hard work and
laughter was displayed daily through her complete dedication to her
husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and other
friends and family. Christine has been employed as a teacher and then
as a professional cook until retiring in 2010.
She also dedicated much time to fund raising for the Heart
and Stroke Foundation and was awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award
by Premier John Savage. She loved to paint which she first started in
1977 while taking art classes.
Many thanks for the support of family, friends, Catholic
Clergy and the Dr’s and staff of the Strait Richmond
Hospital with a special thank you to Father Duncan for anointing our
mother and for administering the last rites of the Catholic Church
shortly before she passed.
In keeping with Christine’s wishes, there will be
visitation on Friday, August 2, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in Dennis
Haverstock Funeral Home and from where a memorial service will be held
at 10 a.m. on Saturday with Father Duncan MacIsaac officiating.
Funeral mass and burial from St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic
Church, Whiteside will follow at a later date. Words of comfort may be
forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com
“We thank our mother for
her love and all the sacrifices she has made for us throughout her
life. You shall never be forgotten mother – You are loved
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Christine Ann Doyle 19432019..
Death notice for the town of: Port-Hawkesbury, Province: Nova Scotia