OBITUARY

Catherine Campbell Mont

September 30, 1949December 27, 2018

Catherine Campbell Mont

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Catherine Campbell Mont who passed away on Thursday Dec 27th. Born in Sydney Mines on Sept 30, 1949 she was the daughter of Peter and Ethel (MacKinnon) Campbell.

After graduation Catherine was employed by Maritime Tel and Tel from where she retired after 30 years of service. Her passion in life was writing and she wrote many short stories, novels and screen plays although she would never submit them for publication. To her writing was just a pleasure.

Catherine is survived by her sisters Betty Young (Jim), Mary Pouliot (Clem) and Alice Wilson (with whom she resided, her brothers Peter Campbell (Sheila Crowther) and Donald Campbell and sisters in law Linda Boutilier Campbell ,Brenda MacDonald, Rhonda Mont and Linda Way . Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Kenneth Mont in 2014,his parents George and Ruth (Draper) Mont and her dear brother Gerald in 2015 and brother in law Edward Wilson She was also predeceased by her sister in law Georda MacDonald She will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews whom she dearly loved.

Visitation will be at Cruikshank's Funeral Home 2666 Windsor Street on Friday Jan 4th from 6-8 pm with the funeral service in the chapel at 10 am Saturday Jan 5, 2019 with reception following. Interment will be at Camp Hill Cemetery following reception.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, January 4, 2019
  • Ceebration of Life Saturday, January 5, 2019
REMEMBERING

Catherine Campbell Mont

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Donna MacKinnon

January 14, 2019

I will miss Catherine and have so many fond memories. Her love of Star Trek being one of them.
She baby-sat us one evening when my parents(her Uncle Chuck and Aunt Rose) went out one night for their anniversary. She decided to teach us 4 children a concert, of sorts, that we could perform upon our parents’ return. I was taught (with actions) , standing on a kitchen chair, to sing ‘Catch a Falling Star’
We prepared cheese and crackers and tea for mom and dad for after the performance.
This is to me my dear cousin Catherine ‘s legacy to this world. Kindness and love
She handed me a beautiful note at moms funeral detailing her distinct memories of when dad proposed to mom.
She was a gift to us..,and I will never forget her
Donna

Barbara (Devoe) Denbow

January 14, 2019

I always thought of Catherine as my laurelate cousin who was as articulate as she could write. Sharing a passion of writing between us, I looked forward to my trips home to visit family which included hashing out thoughts and views on what might be a great idea for a book one day - she achieved that goal in writing, and I knew she would. Catherine was so interesting to chat with - her brilliant views on all aspects of people and life were as diverse as the stories she penned. Passionate about her beliefs, yet sensitive to the views of others as she tried to understand and appreciate from where that person had come. I will miss that part of my visits home, but I know in my heart that what Catherine is passing onto our family on the other side of this life, is being welcomed ten fold, and there will be even more stories to be shared - once the rest of us arrive. Love You Catherine, your cousin Barb

Charles Devoe

January 14, 2019

I remember how much fun Catherine was to be around . As children we had some much fun . Rest in peace Catherine. You will always be remembered fondly .
Charlie

Sheila Penny

January 5, 2019

Sending condolences to Catherine's family. May your memories be a comfort to you, God's speed, Catherine.

FROM THE FAMILY