MacDonald, Catherine – December 31, 2019

The funeral mass for the late Catherine MacDonald was held at St. George’s Roman Catholic Church in St. George’s on December 31, 2019, with Father Tim Broderick officiating.  Placing the Pall were Gertie Llewellyn and Cecelia MacDonald.    Altar Servers consisted of Geordie Johnston and Edith MacDonald. The first reading was read by Marlene Victor, while Claudia Batchilder proclaimed the second reading as well as the prayers of intercession.  Father Broderick  read the gospel and delivered the homily.   The Pallbearers included Aeneas Johnston, Charles Johnston, Gordon Johnston, Blair Johnston, Bennett MacKinnon and James MacDonald.   Honorary pallbearers were everyone in attendance. Flower Bearers were Elaine Acorn, Reghan MacLean, Doreen Acorn and Cindy Blackett.  Eucharistic Minister was Gail Johnston.  Bulletin were passed out by Ann Shepard, and Sheila Johnston.  Music was provided by St. George’s Roman Catholic Church Choir singing,  Processional, Be Not Afraid; Offertory, Hail Mary, Gentle Woman; Communion, Come to the Water;  Incensing, Songs of the Angels; and the Recessional, Only a Shadow.  Interment was in the parish Cemetery.  The funeral was under the direction of North Shore Funeral Home, Morell.