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Mary E. Matthews Sheaves

Channel-Port aux Basques, South Coast Census Division, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Death 30 Oct 2012 (aged 81–82)
North Sydney, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Burial North Sydney, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Memorial ID 100010695 · View Source
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With heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Mary E. Sheaves, 82, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in Channel, Port aux Basques, Mary was the daughter of the late Ernest and Melida (Kendall) Matthews.
Mary was employed with the dietary staff at the Northside Community Guest Home for a number years.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church and a former member of LOBA and LTBA.
Mary loved listening to Newfoundland music on the radio, she enjoyed hockey games at the North Sydney Forum and was a big Toronto Maple Leafs fan.
She is survived by her daughter, Heather Bennett, with whom she resided; her five sons, Joe (Sis) Sheaves, North Sydney, Richard (Pam) Sheaves, Fort McMurray, Ernie Sheaves (Debbie), Baddeck, Eric Sheaves (Donna Marie), North Sydney, and David (Linda), Fort McMurray; sister, Tina (Walter) Jesso; her 11 grandchildren, Pamela, Lorne, Brian Paul, Samantha, Jessica, Penny, Dustin, Amanda, Jennifer, Louis, Tyler; and also eight great-grandchildren; her brother, Richard (Sharon) Matthews, North Sydney; her aunt, Alice Keeping, North Sydney; many nieces and nephews; and close friend, Joan McGean.
Mary was predeceased by her husband, Eric Sheaves and brothers, Ivan (Sarah) Matthews and Gordon (Claretta) Matthews.
There will be no visitation. A private graveside service will be held at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney, with Rev. Gloria McClure officiating.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Northside Hospital Foundation or charity of choice.

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  • Created by: Ian Baker
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100010695
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary E. Matthews Sheaves (1930–30 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100010695, citing Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by Ian Baker (contributor 46823365) .