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Heather Josephine Duggan

Funeral service for the late Heather Josephine Duggan, RN, 75, The Ponds, was held May 8 in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Lismore, with Father Colin MacKinnon officiating.  Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Duggan died May 2, 2019, in St.
Funeral service for the late Heather Josephine Duggan, RN, 75, The Ponds, was held May 8 in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Lismore, with Father Colin MacKinnon officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery. Mrs. Duggan died May 2, 2019, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Nairn, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late John Thomas and Lily (Addison) Gagnon. She graduated from Ottawa Civic Hospital School of Nursing in 1966, where she was employed for several years prior to moving to Nova Scotia in 1971. She enjoyed an eclectic, 51-year, career, working in many facets of nursing. She especially enjoyed working in pediatrics, concluding her career at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish, in October 2016. She enjoyed looking after children and her career in nursing. She was a faithful follower of her Lord Jesus Christ. She also enjoyed cross-stitching, watching the sun rise and her community. She is survived by daughter, Karin (David) Sinko, and their daughter, Rachel, Stratford, Ontario; sons, Miles, The Ponds and his daughter, Savannah, North Bay, Ont.; Michael (Angie), Antigonish and their daughter, Eileen (Alex), and her son, Luke, Pictou; Aaron and his children, Michael and Addison, The Ponds; step-son, Mark, Pugwash; five sisters, Patricia Lacroix, Shirley Gagnon, Montreal, Quebec; Gail Gagnon, Maniwaki, Que; Kathy Gagnon, Toronto, Ont.; Frances ‘Nikki’ Gagnon, Maniwaki; three brothers, David Gagnon, Maniwaki; Stuart (André) Gagnon, Nicolet, Que.; Bruce (Francine ) Gagnon, Messines, Que.; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Bill; three sisters, Poppy, in infancy; Sandra, Roslyn. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation Palliative Care. Online condolences: www.pkmacdonald.ca

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