It is with heartfelt sadness that we the family announce the passing of our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Roberta Mary McIsaac, age 81, on Saturday, October 30, 2021, peacefully at home.
Born in North Sydney on June 22, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Laura (Short) Belmore. Roberta worked as a Registered Nurse for many years at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, the Northside General and Harbourview Hospitals and her last 34 years at the Northside Community Guest Home which was her calling because she loved caring for the elderly and Alzheimer patients. She retired from nursing in 2005. Roberta was a member of St. Joseph Church in North Sydney.
She is survived by her daughter Laura Jessome (Billy Brown), Florence, her son Neil McIsaac (Kelli Burgess), Bedford, her grandchildren Tyler Jessome (Danielle), Victoria Jessome (Trevor), Kristen Jessome (Bryce) and by their father Carl Jessome, also by grandchildren Griffin and Ruby McIsaac, her great-grandchildren Leighton and Carter Jessome.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Kenneth McIsaac, a brother Robert in infancy and step-mother Irene Belmore.
Visitation for Roberta will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at St. Joseph Church with Rev. Doug MacDonald officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney.
Covid-19 restrictions will be in place at the funeral home and church with Proof of Vaccine, NS Government photo ID and the wearing of masks.
Memorial donations may be made to the North Sydney Food Bank, Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.wjdooley.com.
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