Mina passed away peacefully at the Bethany Harvest Hills on Thursday, November 6, 2008 at the age of 95 years.
Mina was born in Trenton, Nova Scotia. It was here that she owned and operated her own restaurant, Mina’s Grill. In 1963 she moved west to Calgary and embarked in the field of practical nursing that she accomplished with great passion until her early 70’s. She was then able to concentrate on her hobbies of; knitting, baking, playing cards, bingo, travel and especially spending time with family.
She will be lovingly remembered by her four children, Margaret Jeane (Bob) Spisak and Shirley Aldred, both of Calgary, along with David (Mary) MacLean of Trenton, NS and Donnie (Carol) MacLean of New Glasgow, NS; thirteen grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and a few great great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Jean Skinner of Sydney, NS. Mina was predeceased by her husband John; her infant son Jackie; and her brother Edgar Humphreys.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Bethany Care Centre Harvest Hills, 19 Harvest Gold Manor N.E., Calgary, AB T3K 4Y1 Telephone: (403) 226-8200. The family wishes to express a special thank you to the staff of Bethany Harvest Hills for their compassion and excellent care they gave to Mina during her stay.
In living memory of Ermina MacLean, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park, Airdrie by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences