54, Sydney

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Mary Madeline Boudreau on July 3, 2011, at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.

Born in Sydney Mines, Mary was the daughter of the late Jerome Forrest and Bernetta (Neil) MacInnis.

Mary was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Sydney. She was employed with the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Environmental Department. She loved to shop and travel. Mary had a special place in her heart for family and animals. She will be remembered for her caring, concerned and loving ways.

Mary is survived by her partner and best friend, Al Aboud; daughters, Shannon and Brandy Williams; son, Jimmy Boudreau; sisters, Elizabeth MacDonald, Doris LeBlanc, Margaret Ann Taylor and Georgina Gracie; brothers, Jerome Forrest and Billy Blackie; nine grandchildren and one special granddaughter, Brittany; one great-grandchild; close friends, Mary Ann and Lisa MacMillian. She is also survived by her special pet, Maggie.

Visitation for the late Mary Madeline Boudreau will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home, Whitney Pier, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) on Wednesday, July 6, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held on Friday, July 8, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Pier Community Funeral Home, All Faith Chapel with Fr. Anthony O’Connor officiating. Light refreshments will be served following the service in the reception area. Interment will take place in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be made to Palliative Care Society.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.

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