It is with heavy hearts that we, the family announce the sudden passing of Effie May MacLeod, on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at home in Louisbourg.

Born on, August 18, 1962, in Sydney, Nova Scotia and raised in Louisbourg, Effie was a daughter to the late John and Merna Moore.

Effie was a homemaker raising her twins, Kayla and Nicholas. In her early years, Effie worked for H. Hopkins Ltd where she met her future husband, Neil, with whom she spent the next 34 years together. Later years, Effie enjoyed doing home care for the elderly. She enjoyed socializing and playing in the dart league at the Louisbourg Legion 62 Branch. Effie will be missed by all who knew her.

Besides her parents, Effie was predeceased by her sister, Donna and brother, John (in infancy).

Effie is survived by her loving husband, Neil and her twins, Nicholas and Kayla (Mike) and grandchildren, Chase, Cameron, Kelsey, and Jackson. She is also survived by her nephew, John Edward Moore (Juanita), whom she thought more of as a brother and his children, Blair, Brandy, Justin and Jerret along with her second nephew, Cole Barter.

There will be no visitation for the late Effie MacLeod. A graveside memorial service to celebrate Effie’s life will be held in St. Bartholomew cemetery, Louisbourg at a later date.

Donations in memory of Effie may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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

Online condolences can be forwarded to the family at www.pierfuneralhome.com.

Online Condolences

Neil, we are so sorry to hear the loss, it’s never easy, as time go’s on, your grief will lighten and you will have wonderful memories of your time together🕊
From:  Debbie & Mike Mahon

my heart is broken to hear of Effie’s passing. my prayers are with you and your family.Effie was such a beautiful person and always so much fun.
From:  Linda MacDonald

So sorry to hear about your loss. Effie was a kind soul. I’m sure she will be missed
From:  Gerald Moore

Dear Neil and family, my sincere condolences to you on the loss of Effie,,,I remember her as always with a smile an a friendly hello, her contagious laugh could always brighten my day. She will be missed
From:  Gail Hamood