Obituary of MacGillivray, Joan
The death occurred peacefully at the Prince County Hospital, Summerside on Thursday June 23rd, 2022 of Joan MacGillivray (Gourley) of Summerside, P.E.I. aged 91 years. Joan was born in Antigonish, NS. to the late Ernest and Elva Gourley (Smith). Beloved wife of the late Waldon J. MacGillivray and loving mother of Murray (Dianne), Laura, Jennifer (Rick) Schmalz and (Maureen) Sheldon. Also lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Daniel, Katherine, David, Rebecca, Nadine and Melanie, great grandchildren Ben, Ava, Lucy and Charlotte. Survived by her sister Bernice (Roy) Thomson and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers Murray and Robert. Joan was very involved and a dedicated member of the rug hooking group, a local artist and most of all she loved her friends and family. A special Thank You to the staff of the Prince County Hospital for all the care that they gave to Joan it was greatly appreciated. Resting at the East Prince Funeral Home 245 Pope Road, Summerside until Monday June 27th, 2022 where a funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 p.m. Interment to take place in the St. James United Church Cemetery, Antigonish, NS at a later date. Memorial donations in Joan's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. If you would like to send a condolence to her family, please click Online Condolence below or send an email directly to email@example.com
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In the late 1980's, a group of citizens from the East Prince area met to discuss the possibility of establishing a co-operative funeral home. Two such homes were operating successfully in Prince County, namely the West Prince Funeral Home in Palmer Road and the Evangeline Funeral Home in Urbainville. As a result, on January 24th, 1989, the East Prince Funeral Co-operative Ltd. was formed.
East Prince Funeral Home
245 Pope Rd, Summerside, PE C1N 5T2, Canada
Phone: (902) 436-0915
Fax: (902) 888-3112