McGillivray, Blaise ~ Peacefully at the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital in
St. Catharines on Saturday, November 17, 2012. In his 91st year,
Blaise McGillivray, beloved husband of the late Mary Ellen McGillivray
(2005). Loving father of Jim Kavanaugh (Margo), Diana (Robert Lori),
Valarie Kavanaugh (Stacey) and Ed Kavanaugh (Emily).
“Grandpa” - “Papa Blaise” will be dearly
remembered by his many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear
brother of James and Bernadette, both of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and
many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his son Tom, his sisters
Geraldine, Mary, Genevieve, Lenora, Laura and his brother Waldon.
Blaise is a veteran of WWII and the Korean War. A long time member
of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24 and a retired employee of the
St. Lawrence Seaway. Friends may call at the Patrick J. Darte Funeral
Chapel, 39 Court Street (905-685-6584), on Thursday, November 22, 2012
from 2 … 4 pm & 7 … 9 pm. A Funeral Mass will be
celebrated at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria, 67 Church
St., St. Catharines on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 1:30pm. Vigil
prayers will be celebrated in the funeral home chapel on Thursday at
8:30 pm. The Rite of Committal to follow in Victoria Lawn Cemetery.
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #24 are requested to
attend a memorial service at the funeral home on Thursday, November
22, 2012 at 6:45pm. Memorial donations to the Carmelite Sisters, 78
Yates St., St. Catharines L2R 5R9 (905-685-9155) would be appreciated
by the family.