McCONNELL, Clara Mary [Sullivan]
McCONNELL, Clara Mary - 80, Pictou, formerly of Oromocto and Chatham, N.B., died July 3, 1998, in Shiretown Nursing Home, Pictou. Born in Erinville, she was a daughter of the late Michael Edward and Mary (Halleran) Sullivan. Clara was proud of her Sullivan roots and maintained strong connections with Erinville throughout her lifetime. She and her family returned regularly to visit with her Erinville family. She was well known among family and friends as a lively step dancer and card player. Clara was employed for many years in the hospitality industry. She always had time for family and friends and will be greatly missed by them. She is survived by her son, Gerry and wife Dara Gordon, Wolfville; daughter, Marjorie and husband Greg MacNeill, Central Caribou; grandchildren, Debra, Gregory, Neal, Brendan, Keltie, Ashley and Devon; sister, Ella Farrell, Glencoe. She was predeceased by her husband, Gerry; son, Alexander; grandson, Scott; sister, Anne; brothers, James, William and Michael. A private family service will be held today in McLaren Funeral Chapel, Pictou, Rev. Peter MacDonald, of Stella Maris Parish, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or Shiretown Nursing Home, 270 Haliburton Rd., Pictou, B0K 1H0.