OBITUARY

Catherine "Kaye" MacEachen

March 6, 1926January 6, 2019
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Catherine (Kaye) Mac Eachen

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Kaye MacEachen of Port Hood, in Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital on Sunday, January 6, 2019, the Epiphany of the Lord.

Born in Mabou on March 6, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Alex “the painter” Cameron – (Alasdair a’ Pheantair ‘ic Aonghais ‘ic Alasdair ‘ic Aonghais Dhuinn) and Mary Anne (MacDonald) (Màiri Anna ni’n Iain Shandaidh Mhóir).

Kaye, a woman of deep faith, was a member of St Peter’s Parish and CWL, Port Hood. Her love of God, her family and friends (card players and all) gave her a lifetime of joy and fulfillment.

Along with her dear husband Hughie Phillip, she was steadfast in her hard work on their farm in Hawthorne, where they nurtured their family and cared for their neighbours. They shared a love of Scotch music, square dancing and visiting. Full of patience, kindness and humility, we are filled with gratitude for the example she set by living a life of acceptance, goodness and giving.

She is survived by her seven children; Anne Marie (Bob) Sime, Hughena (Tom) Mac Millan, Ronnie (Bernadette), Annette (Harvey) Beaton, Lorraine, Angela (Dougie) Beaton, and Frances; sixteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild, Hannah Marie, and many nieces and nephews.

Kaye is also survived by brothers; Duncan, Dougald (Florence) Roy, and Alexander (Judy).

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Hugh Phillip (d:1990); sister, Mary; brothers, Angus, John and Colin; brother-in law, Hughie Bernard; sisters-in-law, Louise, Theresa, Marcella, Irene, Kaye, Chris and son-in-law, Rick Minnikin.

Visitation will be held from 2-9pm on Tuesday, January 8 in Port Hood Resting Place. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Peter’s Church, Port Hood on Wednesday, January 9 at 11:00am.

Special thanks to the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital staff, Dr Susie Egar, Dr Ritter, Lori Ann Mac Donald, and Paulette Levin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Central Inverness Palliative Care Society, Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital, St. Peter’s Parish Cemetery Fund or a charity of your choice. Online condolences can be made to www.invernessfuneralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • Mary Anne (MacDonald) Cameron, Mother
  • Alex Cameron, Father
  • Hugh Phillip MacEachen, Husband
  • Anne Marie (Bob) Sime, Daughter
  • Hughena (Tom) MacMillan, Daughter
  • Ronnie (Bernadette) MacEachen, Son
  • Annette (Harvey) Beaton, Daughter
  • Lorraine MacEachen, Daughter
  • Angela (Dougie) Beaton, Daughter
  • Frances MacEachen, Daughter
  • Kaye is also survived by brothers; Duncan, Dougald (Florence) Roy, and Alexander (Judy), sixteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild, Hannah Marie, and many nieces and nephews.
    Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Mary; brothers, Angus, John and Colin; brother-in law, Hughie Bernard; sisters-in-law, Louise, Theresa, Marcella, Irene, Kaye, Chris and son-in-law, Rick Minnikin.
  • DONATIONS

  • Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
  • Central Inverness Palliative Care Society
  • St. Peter's Parish Cemetery Fund

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, January 8, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Catherine "Kaye" MacEachen

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Catherine (MacIsaac) Ross

January 11, 2019

To the MacEachern Family:
I am very sorry to hear of your mother’s death. I have not seen your mother in many, many years but I have lots of very fond memories of her. She was my godmother and for all the years I was growing up she never forgot my birthday. In November of every year I received a card from her with usually a $2 bill. Of course, we did not have much money and your mother’s gift always made me feel like a millionaire. I loved when your mom and dad would stop in at our house for a visit. Your mother was always a happy person with lots of smiles and laughter. She was genuinely interested in those around her and made you feel very special when you were having a conversation with her.
I know you are going to miss her but I am sure you have lots of wonderful memories to sustain you as you journey through this difficult time. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.
Catherine (MacIsaac) Ross

Sharon Longard

January 11, 2019

Dear Hughena, Tom and family:
I was very saddened to read in the newspaper of your dear Mother's passing.
Please know that I am thinking of you all at this difficult time, as you gather in Port Hood. I hope that your memories of happy times spent with her will, in time, give you peace.
I will make a donation to the Central Inverness Palliative Care Society in her memory.
With deepest sympathy, Sharon Longard

Colleen CAMERON-MOSHER

January 9, 2019

AnneMarie,Hughena,Ronnie,Annette,
Lorraine,Angela,Frances and families,

Our heartfelt condolences in the loss of your Mom,grandmom,and great grandmom.
Aunt Kaye will be remembered fondly for her kind ,quiet, gentle personality .
May you each find comfort with your many wonderful memories of her and your family times now and forever.
Sympathies and hugs,
Peter,Colleen,Kate and Jenna.

Mark MacPhee

January 9, 2019

Harvey, Annette, Katie and Stephen,

My sympathy on your loss. I am thinking of you all.

Kind Regards,
Mark MacPhee

Cathy and Michael Campbell

January 9, 2019

So sorry for your loss, sending our heartfelt condolences to all the family.

Cathy and Michael

John Donald Cameron

January 8, 2019

To the family of Kaye MacEachen- Sincerest sympathies on your loss.Another of the old Highland connection gone.I remember well her wedding-lots of fiddling and Gaelic.Unfortunately we were unable to get to the Visitation due to a previous commitment. A life well led..R.I.P.

Titus Macmillan

January 7, 2019

Hughena, so sorry for your loss. Condolences to you and the family.

Marie and Titus

Catherine Teiman

January 7, 2019

My condolences Harvey on the loss of your mother-in-law. Please extend my sympathy to your wife and family.

Cindy Miller

January 7, 2019

Hughena and family, so sorry to hear of your Moms passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this diffucult time. God Bless

FROM THE FAMILY