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Anne Laura Grant

Funeral service for the late Anne Laura Grant, 88, Antigonish, was held March 22 in St. Ninian Cathedral, with Father Donald MacGillivray officiating, assisted by Father Danny MacDonald. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Grant died March 16,
Funeral service for the late Anne Laura Grant, 88, Antigonish, was held March 22 in St. Ninian Cathedral, with Father Donald MacGillivray officiating, assisted by Father Danny MacDonald. Burial was in the parish cemetery. Mrs. Grant died March 16, 2019, in R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home. Readers at the funeral Mass were Audrey Arsenault and Danielle Grant. Billy Landry and Ronnie MacDougall presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by Emery van de Wiel. Pallbearers were David MacPherson, Lewis MacPherson, Jared Grant, Danielle Grant, Cindy Durant, Laura Durant and Cheryl Ann MacPherson. Born February 27, 1931, in Antigonish and raised in Sylvan Valley, she was a daughter of the late Margaret Janet (Chisholm) and James Archibald MacDougall. She lived in Antigonish, attended Mount Saint Bernard College, and married Louie Grant in August 1953. She was a stay-at-home mother until her seven children had grown. Until her retirement in 1996, she was receptionist at the aquatic pool at St. Francis Xavier University. After her retirement, she and her husband continued to enjoy life travelling, camping, skating and just being together. Her faith and prayer were important to her and stayed with her to the end. Since 1955, she was a member of St. Ninian CWL. She volunteered with numerous organizations and she had the honor of being Silver Cross Mother. She is survived by six children Danny (Sharon), Calgary, Alberta; Billy (Bernadette), Brierly Brook; Anne Marie (Joe) Durant, Pomquet; Louise (Arnold) VanHeighton, Deseronto, Ontario; John (Donna), Cochrane, Alta.; Janet (Jerome) MacPherson, Antigonish; daughter-in-law, Sylvia Grant, Victoria, British Columbia; 14 grandchildren: Danielle, Jared, Gizelle, Cale, Nicki and Alex Grant; Cindy and Laura Durant; Shannon, A.J. and Grant VanHeighton; Cheryl Anne, David and Lewis MacPherson; three great-grandchildren, Payton and Carson McNulty; Max Jordon; sister, Bernadette (John) Landry; two sisters-in-law, Mary MacDougall, Inez Grant; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, Daniel Lewis ‘Louie’; son, Colin; three brothers, James, Billy and Roddie MacDougall. Memorial donations may be made to the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home Foundation. Online condolences at www.clcurry.com

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