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Sister Nora McDonald (Maria John)

McDonald, Sister Nora (Maria John) 84, died on Monday, June 25, 2018 in Mount Lane, Parkstone Enhanced Care, Halifax.  Born in Reserve Mines, Cape Breton, she was a daughter of John Duncan and Nora (McDonald) McDonald.  Sister Nora entered the Sisters of Charity in 1951 and made her first profession in 1954.  She taught school mainly in the Primary Grades in Rego Park, NY and at St. Stephen’s and St. Mary’s School in Halifax and St. Edmund’s, Winnipeg, Manitoba.  On retiring from teaching she worked as a Home Support Worker which included Ministry to the Elderly in Winnipeg until her return to Caritas Residence in 2009.  Sister is survived by a sister Blanche LeClair (Jerry) and brothers Lawrence (Germaine) and Robert as well as several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by sister Josephine (Walter) Korenowsky, Catherine (Fabian) Frost and Sara (Bernard) Kinlin and brothers Hughie, Joseph and Michael.  Visitation will be at Caritas Residence on Thursday, June 28, from 3 pm until the Prayer Service at 7 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 29 at 10am in the Immaculate Conception Chapel in Caritas Residence.  Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville, N.S.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sisters of Charity Ministry Fund.

2018-06-27T14:17:19+00:00

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