Our hearts will mourn as we think of a loving member of our family who has left her earthly home this week. At the age of 75, Mary Jacqueline MacIsaac, (Jackie) daughter of Reginald and Dorothy (nee Gosbee) McPherson died peacefully at the Maple Hill Manor in New Waterford on Thursday May 25th. Never alone and forever in our hearts, she is survived by her daughter Bernadette McPherson, Campbell River, BC, brothers, Shannon McPherson (Lucy) Glace Bay NS, Stephen McPherson (Kathryn) Halifax NS, Grand Children, Reggie McPherson(Erica) Campbell River BC, Miranda (Jansen), Glace Bay NS, Great Grandchildren, Lyla, Glace Bay NS, Natalie and Amelia, Campbell River BC. Nephews, David (Sonya), Glace Bay NS, Dale (Susan) Calgary Alberta and Weylin (Trina) Calgary Alberta
Predeceased by her husband Donnie MacIsaac, parents Dorothy and Reginald McPherson and beloved sister Edith.
Over the course of her life, Jackie worked in Laundry at St. Joseph Hospital and General Instruments plant. At the age of 32, wanting more from life. she graduated with a nursing degree as an LPN and worked for many years at GB community hospital, Taigh Na Mara and New Waterford Consolidated Hospital until her retirement.
Jackie blessed others with her gifts of crafts, sewing, knitting and crocheting but the love a good book and country music kept her relaxed.
Jackie was a people person and a trip to town meant chatting with anyone, having a laugh, getting the news or just giving you a smile. She loved her cat, Meiko who never tired of her gentle touch, but her special love was for her grandchildren who will miss her dearly.
We thank Maple Hill Manor staff for their amazing care and the respect and kindness to her family during her last days.
As her family, we feel blessed to have had Jackie in our life and would love for you to share with us, a celebration of her life in her honor, Monday May 29,2017 with visitation from 11am until the service at 1pm in the T.J. Tracey Memorial Chapel, 370 Reserve St, Glace Bay, 902-849-4199.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the MacIsaac family by visiting www.tjtracey.com
Donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of NS, 2719 Gladstone St, Halifax Ns, B3K-4W6