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Barbara Mary MacDonald
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Birth: unknown
Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: Sep. 4, 1998
Nova Scotia, Canada

MacDONALD, Barbara Mary - 85, Needham, Mass., died September 4, 1998, in My Cape Breton Home, Howie Centre. Born in Oban, Richmond Co., she was a daughter of the late Hughie A. and Catherine (MacIntosh) MacDonald. She was employed for 25 years with New England Telephone Company and also a personal caregiver. She was also employed as a welder for the shipyards in Boston during the Second World War. She was a member of the American Pioneer Telephone Operator Retirees. Despite her illness, Barb and her sister boarded a plane in Boston a week ago and flew to Cape Breton, the place she left 68 years ago but always considered home, to spend her final days. Surviving are sister, Margaret (Peggy) Diggdon, Arichat; brother, John, Westmount; six nieces; two nephews. She was predeceased by brother, Donald Alex (Dan Alex); a nephew. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in Black River United Church, Rev. Keith Adams officiating. Burial in Black River Cemetery. Donations to Black River United Church, Canadian Cancer Society or any charity. 
Black River United Church Cemetery
Richmond County
Nova Scotia, Canada
Created by: Sharon Lavash Hawkins
Record added: Jul 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93441973

- Sharon Lavash Hawkins
 Added: Jul. 11, 2012

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