Thelma Rita <I>MacIsaac</I> Doyle


Thelma Rita MacIsaac Doyle

Leitches Creek, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 8 Jun 2012 (aged 88)
Sydney, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Burial New Waterford, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Plot 3.J.52
Memorial ID 233515713 View Source
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Born In: Leitches Creek, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed in: New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: June 8th, 2012

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Thelma Rita Doyle, 88, of New Waterford on Friday, June 8, 2012, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Leitches Creek, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Roach) MacIsaac.
Thelma was a member of the former Mount Carmel parish, currently the Parish Church of St. Leonard.
At the young age of 20, she graduated from the nursing program at New Waterford General Hospital, where she continued to work. She later worked at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital and was supervising nurse for several years. Lastly, she was employed at Dr. Roach's clinic in New Waterford. Her nursing career spanned over 40 years in which she made many friends and helped a great number of people.
Thelma loved knitting, sewing and picking berries. She also enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening.
Thelma was a volunteer with the Mount Carmel Joy program for several years and was extremely proud of being associated with this group.
Surviving are brother, Martin (Peggy) MacIsaac, North Sydney; sisters, Jenny Mull, California, Cecilia Lahey, Sydney, and Patricia Clarke, Sydney Mines; grandchildren, Russell MacDonald, Ontario, Andrea MacDonald (Rick Power), St. John's N.L., Bernadette MacDonald, Halifax; and son-in-law, Russell MacDonald, New Waterford; numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Thelma was predeceased by her husband John 'Diz' Doyle, daughter, Darelene MacDonald, sisters, Ellen Arthur, Elizabeth Harrie, Mildred MacIsaac, Kathleen Aikens and Sara MacIsaac, brothers, Stephen MacIsaac, Henry MacIsaac and Charles MacIsaac.
There will be no visitation. Cremation will take place under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford.
A funeral mass of celebration will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at 10 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Avenue, with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at:

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 233515713
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thelma Rita MacIsaac Doyle (1 Sep 1923–8 Jun 2012), Find a Grave Memorial ID 233515713, citing Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, New Waterford, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by BOSTodd (contributor 49596053) .