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DOROTHY ALICE MANSHIP

Funeral service for the late Dorothy Alice Manship, 90, was held December 4 in St. Ninian Cathedral, Antigonish, with Father Donald MacGillivray officiating.     

Mrs. Manship died December 1, 2019, in Harbourstone

Funeral service for the late Dorothy Alice Manship, 90, was held December 4 in St. Ninian Cathedral, Antigonish, with Father Donald MacGillivray officiating.     

Mrs. Manship died December 1, 2019, in Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney.     

Born October 12, 1929, in Albany, New York, she was the daughter of the late Jessie (Bartley) Hanrahan and the late Frank Doyle. In her younger years, she enjoyed her work in retail in Antigonish and Toronto. In later years, she was a compassionate home care provider to a number of residents in the Sydney area.  She was a proud member of the local Red Cross through which she met several lifetime friends. Having been raised on a farm in Antigonish County, she developed a love for horses, riding, and all animals. She enjoyed listening to music and dancing. She also enjoyed cooking soups, stews and baking, especially rolls and biscuits. A strong believer in life-long learning, she encouraged her family to pursue higher education and was an avid reader.     

She is survived by five children, Norma (Stephen Mills), Nancy (Floyd Skinner), Brian (Kelly Steele), Susan (Gerald Taylor), James; nine grandchildren, Karen (William Gillies), Gordon and Alice Mills, Brian (Michelle Smith), Brandon (Cheryl), Maria (Taylor Crane) Talbot, John (Robyn O’Neill) and Allison Manship, Jessica Coiffi (Mohit); two great-grandchildren, Isaac, Charly; her Neary nephews and nieces, Jim, Frances (Donna), David (Patsy), Joe (Marian), Patrick (Eileen), Jerome (Maria), Beatrice, Florence, Margaret, Evelyn, Eleanor, Patsy (Jim), Ellen, Brenda (Bernie); many nieces, nephews and cousins.     

She was predeceased by her former husband, Robert Manship; son-in-law, Melvin Talbot; three nephews, Eugene and Robert Neary; Bernie, in infancy; brother, Howard; two sisters, Miriam, Edna.     

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.                

Online condolences: www.MacIsaacs.ca. 



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