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Edna Ann Macdonald (nee MacPhee)


Edna Ann Macdonald (nee MacPhee)

The death of Edna Ann (MacPhee) Macdonald, age 94, occurred Sunday, Nov 3, 2019 at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.  Born in Selkirk, P.E.I., she was the daughter of Alphonsus and Hannah (Shea) MacPhee. Edna’s family moved to Cardigan in 1936 as her father was section foreman on the railroad. She went to school in Cardigan and Union Commercial and was employed by John A. Macdonald and Co. as book keeper for many years. Later she worked for McKenna Bros, 48 Road where she expanded her circle of acquaintances. Edna was predeceased by sisters Dora (George) Garner, Lillian (Jim) Sullivan, Isabel (Earl) Murphy and brother Hugh (Beatrice) MacPhee and by niece Joanne Garner and nephew Richard MacPhee. Left to mourn are nieces and nephews Francis and Joseph Garner; David, John, and Robert MacPhee; Joan (MacPhee) Nicholl; Janet, Michael and Donna Sullivan and Roger Murphy and their families. Edna was predeceased by her first husband John William McDonald and by her second husband Kent Macdonald. Also left to mourn are her brother-in-law Ernie (Marie) Macdonald, and Cathy Macdonald. Edna will be greatly missed by her step children and their families: Lucetta Stanley, Dunstan McDonald, David Macdonald, Nancy Marr, Teresa Wilkie, Sarah Macdonald, Chris Macdonald, and Andrew  Macdonald. Brothers and sisters-in-law Jean, Ronan (Mary), John S. (Bernadette), Fr. Clare, Fr. Andrew, and Frank have also gone to God. Edna and Kent  were great supporters of the community of Cardigan, attending many events. Edna was active in the Women’s Institute, the CWL and other Church committees.

Funeral Mass to take place at All Saints Catholic Parish Church, Cardigan on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 11:00am. Visitation on Tuesday, from 9:30 to10:30 a.m. in the McMillan Room at the Church. Interment to take place in the Parish Cemetery. A small reception to take place following the Burial. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to All Saints Catholic Parish Church or its Cemetery Fund.

Service Date
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Service Time
11:00 am
Service Location
All Saints Catholic Church, Cardigan

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Visitation Time
9:30 to 10:30 am
Visitation Location
McMillan Room, All Saints Catholic Church, Cardigan

Burial Date
Nov 12, 2019
Burial Location
All Saints Parish Cemetery, Cardigan

Requested Charity
All Saints Catholic Parish Church or its Cemetery Fund.