It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Marjorie Mary Power age 89, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, on Saturday April 20, 2019 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in North Sydney, August 15, 1929, Marjorie was a daughter of the late Wilfred and Kathleen (Yorke) Guy. She worked as the switch board operator at St. Elizabeth Hospital, later she and her husband Bob operated B&D Dairy on King Street. She was a devout member of St. Joseph Church, as well as a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Marjorie is survived by her daughter Denise (Reg) Jardine, her son Blair (Veronica) Power, stepson Dennis Power, six grandchildren Christian, Makayla, Evan, Garron, Marissa and Ryan, all of North Sydney, by her brothers Leonard “Sonny” (Joan) Guy, North Sydney, Dave (Jillian) Guy, Sydney Mines, Michael Guy, Edmonton, sisters Maria (Greg) Westhaver, Westmount, Sheila (Shaun) McMillan, London, ON, Mary Donald, Halifax, also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews, as well as her close friends Ellen McNamara, Barbara Williams, Debbie Bond, Catherine Seymour, Caroline Campbell, Audrey and Carl Pottier.
Marjorie was predeceased by her husband Robert “Bob” Power in 1986, sisters Helen (Ray) Morgan, Lexie (George) Wilkie, her brother Wilfred “Buddy” (Patsy) Guy, her God Daughter Kathleen Bennett and brother-in-law Wally Donald.
The family would like to thank Dr. Bill MacDonald, nurses and staff of 4C at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Northside Home Care workers for their care and compassion given to Marjorie during her illness.
Visitation for Marjorie will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. A funeral mass will be celebrated 10 am Tuesday at St. Joseph Church with Rev. Doug MacDonald officiating and Rev. Patrick O’Neill con-celebrating . Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Joseph Church Improvement Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.wjdooley.com .
St. Joseph Church Improvement Fund
P.O. Box 338, North Sydney NS B2A 1L9