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Cape Breton Deaths July 22, 2016 Friday
There was 1 obituary published today
Shirley Musgrave - 80 yrs
Born In: SOUTH BAR, Nova Scotia
Passed in: Andover, Canada
Passed on: July 20th, 2016
It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Shirley Mae (Dingwall) Musgrave, age
80, on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at the Academy Manor, Andover.
Born in South Bar, Nova Scotia, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Murray Ellsworth
and Mary Selina (Crane) Dingwall MacAulay.
She retired as cook from The German Old Folks Home in Lawrence after more than 25 years.
Previously she worked at DASA Electronics in Andover. She was a hairdresser for many years
in Nova Scotia.
Shirley is survived by her sons, William (Ann) of Dover, MA and Brian (Jen) of Prince
Rupert, B.C., Canada; brother, Ronald (Elmire), New Waterford, N.S.; sisters, Dorothy
Sweeney, Bradford, MA, Janet (Red) MacKay and Clara (Lloyd) Williams, of Kamloops;
Brother-in-law, Albert Musgrave, Sydney; sisters- in-law, Shirley Ardelli and Dorothy
(Daye) Dingwall, of Sydney; grandchildren, Jonathan Musgrave, Kalila, Stephanie and Joel
Silva; her friends and neighbors, at Merrimack Valley Apartments in Methuen and many
nieces, nephews and friends.
Besides her parents, Shirley was predeceased by her husband, William Musgrave;
step-father, Daniel MacAulay; her sister, Marion Heighton and brothers, George, Ellsworth
(Lal) and Gordon.
The family would like to thank Dr. Young Bae Kim and the medical staff at Tuft’s Medical
in Boston, the entire staff of Academy Manor and the hospice team of Compassus.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visiting hours on Saturday, July 23rd,
from, 9-11a.m. at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen.
Interment will follow at Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, Mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to: Canadian Cancer Society by
email donorservices(a)cancer.ab.ca., or call 1-800661-2262.
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