MACLEOD – Doreen A., 79, of Milton, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital on Monday, January 22, 2018.
Born in Liverpool, she was a daughter of the late Manuel and Helen (Whynot) Cluett.
In her younger years, Doreen worked at Danny Seaman’s store. She was also a private seamstress working from her home. Doreen worked at Woodlands Conference Centre of Bowater Mersey Paper Company Limited in Brooklyn, N.S as well as the Mersey Lodge. Doreen, along with her friend, Deanna Veinot, ran a private catering business. Doreen was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Liverpool Fire Department where she spent many tireless hours volunteering. She was an active member of Trinity Anglican Church and the A.C.W., Queens General Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop and Queens General Hospital Hustle. She, along with her late husband, Richard, spent many years travelling to their second home in Florida.
She is survived by her daughter Trina MacLeod (David Cowan) of Caledonia; son Ricky (Althea) of Western Head; grandchildren Christopher, Makayla and Adelaide; sister Erma (Roger) Wright of Dartmouth; brothers Garnett (Eleanor) of Charleston, Murray (Janie) of Brooklyn.
Predeceased by her husband Richard and brother Lyman.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool, NS where visitation will be held Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 7 until 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Monday, January 29, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from Trinity Anglican Church, Liverpool. Reverend Cherry Workman officiating assisted by Reverend Judy Cross. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the Trinity Anglican Church. To share memories or condolences, please visit www.chandlersfuneral.com
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To Doreen’s Family,
Sorry to learn of Doreen’s passing. Please accept our condolences.
Ricky, Trina and families…….I am very saddened to hear of Doreen’s passing. Doreen and I shared many laughs during our years of playing volleyball at Milton Hall, and playing Trivia Pursuit with mutual friends. She was alreadys ready for a good laugh and a good time. May her memory always remain close in your hearts. RIP Doreen. Your pain has come to an end. Say hi to Richard for me. ❤
Gordon and Jackie Eisnor
Trina,Ricky and families:Yesterday you lost a great mom,and we lost a great friend that we had for over 50 years.Erma,Garnett Murray and families you have lost a great sister.Condolences to all Doreen’s family.
Derek & Shelly Neilson
Ricky, Trina, and family –
So sorry to hear of Doreen’s passing. You are in our thoughts.
Kim Masland, MLA
To Doreen’s Family,
My heart is saddened by your loss and my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Doreen was such a lovely lady with a very strong will. She loved you all immensely. May you heart and soul find peace and comfort.
Take care of each other.
Trina and Family,
I am so sad to hear of Doreen’s passing … she was such a warm, loving person, and meant a lot to me. Her smile was mischievous and contagious, and she gave the best hugs! My thoughts are with you at this difficult time. May your many happy memories comfort you. Hugs to you Trina xox
Peggyand Richard Hatt
Richard and I would like to send out sincere and heartfelt sympathies to Doreen’s family .
Sincerely Richard and Peggy Veinot Hatt
To the family of Doreen, so sorry to hear that Doreen has passed on. She faught a gallant battle. I admired her in many ways. Especially the love for her family Rest peacefully Doreen . Hugs to her family and many friends
Ricky & Trina……
I was so sorry to hear of Doreen’s passing. Please know I am thinking of you both at this sad time.
So sorry to hear of doreen’s passing..take care
Sorry to hear of Doreen passing condolences to Rickey ‘Trina and the rest of the family.
Ricky and Trina, I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a wonderful lady and always had a smile for everyone she met. I enjoyed seeing her at the flee markets at the Fire Hall. She will missed for sure. Sending my deepest and most heartfelt condolences to you and your family.
Ricky,Trina & family, so sorry to see Doreen has passed away. Always loved to meet up with Doreen where we would have a ” yarn ” about life’s little or big things. Keep her memories close in your heat. I’m sure she is having a ” yarn ” with her beloved Richard & all the family & friends that went before her & were there to meet her as she went through the Pearly Gates. Until we meet again my friend. Fly high with the Angels. Thinking of you all . In my thoughts & prayers. She will be missed.
Pam and reg miller
We were so sad to hear of your moms passing . I spent many long and enjoyable hours at the fire hall working along with her . She will be sadly missed and always remembered. Deepest heartfelt sympathies to all the family.pam
Max and Myra Holdright
David,Trina and Addie…our deepest sympathy at this sad time.. Max and Myra
TO DOREEN’S FAMILY SO SORRY TO HEAR THE SAD NEWS. MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU ALL AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME RIP DOREEN .
To Darren s family so sorry to this my thoughts and prays go out to you all r.i.p. Doreen
To the MacLeod and Cluett families
I was so sorry to learn of Doreen’s passing. Such a great lady! She worked so hard and countless hours over the years for the Ladies Auxiliary of the Liverpool Fire Dept. We had a lot of laughs when I took my mom to bingo and we’d all sit together. Great memories! My condolences to her family.
Kathy & Vaughn Rawding
Trina and all your family|
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time.
To the family,
My sincere condolence’s on your loss. Sadly our community has lost another great volunteer who was always there to help ! Keep your memories close !!
Ricky, sending you a hug .
TO DOREEN,S FAMILY SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYS ARE WITH YOU ALL R.I.P. DOREEN
Doreen was a great volunteer throughout her life.I know she worked for the QGHAuxiliary as long as she was able.I offer sincere condolences to the family, especially the grandson who always greets me with a hug.
Vernon & Joyce Hawkes
Rickey and Trina and family. So sorry to learn of Doreen’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Bev and Chris Amirault
Ricky, Trina and family so deeply sorry to hear of your mom’s passing.I have lots of memories of Doreen from our younger days. Thinking of you all❤
To family and friends of Doreen we are sadden to hear about the passing of your loved one,our prayers and thoughts are with you, I hope Doreen flies high with the angles because she was a great friend and will miss her at bingo!
Thinking of you all……sending my love to ya Garnet so sorry to hear about your sister.
Sorry to hear of Doreen,s passing i am going to miss her at Church on Sunday,s morning R I P Doreen
I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. So many fond memories out at the cabin with the Juniors, She was a second mom…When I was home I did see her in the Hospital. God speed.
Ricky and Trina, so sorry to hear of Dorren’s passing. My thoughts are with you and your families.
Susan L Levy
I always looked forward to having a chat with Doreen, she sure was one of a kind. I am sorry for your loss.
To Doreen’s family— I am saddened to hear of her passing.
She is at rest now and my God give you all the comfort and strength you need to get through this difficult time.
Ricky,Trina and family
Sending sincere condolences on the passing of your dear Mom. Our families were part of a close knit group of friends that shared a special friendship …..always there for one another when needed. There was never a shortage of laughter! Thinking of all of you,
So sorry to hear this news. Thinking of you Ricky and Trina. My sincere condolences.
Dear Erma and family, my sincere sympathy on the loss of a dear Sister, Mother and Grandmother. You will always have your memories of your time together to reflect on.God bless..Don and Ruth send condolences to you and yours also.Hugs to you.
valerie and gary joudrey
to all doreen’s family,
so sorry to hear that doreen had passed away. it was a shock to me knowing this. may god help you heal through thos sad times. she is with richard and her brother along with her parents and walter mcleod.
Ricky and Family
So sorry to hear about your Mom. You are in our thoughts at this sad time.
Going to miss this Special Lady Doreen we have many good times at the Hospital Hustle and Church Sunday,s morning and i am going to miss all my hugs from Doreen she was a special lady to all of us Loved Remembered missed by David Whynot and all her friends R I P Doreen MacLeod until we meet Again in Heaven A poem for Doreen God.s Garden God Look around his garden and found an empty place he then looked down up on the earth and saw your tired face he put his arms around around you and lifted you to rest god,s garden must be beautiful he only takes the best he saw the road was getting rough and the hills were hard to climb so he closed your weary eyelids and whispered peace be thine it broke our hearts to lose you but you did n,t go alone for part of us went with you the day god called you home
Trina, Ricky, and family,
I can’t tell you how sorry I am. My deepest condolences and much love.
Joanie & Peter Davies
Our condolences to all of Doreen’s family.
RIcky, Trina and family we are thinking of you. Love Pamela, Rob, Neil and Adrian
Yvonne McNamara and Brian Muise
Our sincere condolences to you Trina and your family .We know how good you were to your Mom and that you will miss her greatly.
Ricky, Trina and Cluett family.
Thinking of you all. Doreen has been a family friend for as long as I can remember. My condolences to you all.
Art & Sylvia Hamilton
Trina & Family,
Sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. We had lots of camping adventures over the years with her and your Dad.
Sending love and prayers to you and your family.
Trina Ricky and family so sorry to hear of Doreens passing She was great person and a wonderful friend My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time Love & Prayers.
Thinking of you all. deepest sympaththy .
Garnett and family Sincere condolences on the passing of your sister.
Donna and Mike West
Ricky, Trina and families, So sorry to hear of the loss of your dear mom. Thinking of you at this difficult time.
So sad to hear of Doreen’s passing. May all your good times and memories help you all through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Walter and Sherri Miller
Ricky,Trina and families:
We were so sorry to hear of Doreen’s passing,Have known the family for a long time.She was such a nice person and will be sadly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.Our condolences to all the family at this difficult time.
I am so sorry to hear of Doreen’s passing. She was a wonderful person. My condolences to the family.May she RIP.
So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing.Thinkng of you at
This very difficult time
My sincere condolences to all of Doreen’s family.My thought s are with all of you at this difficult time.Hugs to you Erma….
Sorry to hear of Doreen’s passing. My condolences to the family.
Rod & Ann Golden
Ricky & family, Murray & family, so sorry for your loss. Out thoughts are with you. Our deepest sympathy. Rod & Ann
Ricky,Trina and family, Very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a great friend to my mother and she will be deeply missed. I will always remember my trip to Florida and becoming sick.My friend and I went to visit your mom and Dad. Your mom knowing I was sick made me home made corn chowder in hopes it would make me feel better…. Feeling as miserable as I did it was the best damn corn chowder I ever tasted!.. But that was her nature.She worked very hard to help those she cared about.As my mother often says. She was a “workhorse” and never stopped.She will be missed.
I am so sorry to hear this news
She made my bridesmaids dresses and I spent many evenings around the campfire with her. What I remember was the laughter. She was a great person and will be so missed .
Charlene White and Barbara Scobey
We are sending sincere condolences to Doreen’s family. She will be missed in our church family and by all who knew her.
Debbie & Allen Conrad
Sorry to hear of Doreen’s passing. Condolences to her family.
I am so sad to hear about doreens passing she was a wonderful lady. My heart goes out to the family and friends she sure had alot of friend and family that loved her.
Ricky, Trina and Family,
So very sorry to hear of Doreen’s passing, my sincere condolences!
To the MacLeod Family.
So sorry for your loss of Doreen. Doreen and Richard would visit with my parents Frank & Shirley whenever they spent some time in Orlando years ago. A couple of times they had Christopher with them and he really going to visit my parents because they had a pool and really enjoyed swimming in it.
Please accept my condolences.
Doug and Pat Lohnes
Condolences to all of Doreen’s family. Doreen was an important part of many events for Bowater both in the mill and Mersey Lodge. Always a smile and a happy greeting. She will be missed by all.
Helen & David Fox
So sorry to hear that Doreen has passed away…..Please except our condolences…
SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR MOM SHE WAS THE BEST DOREEN AND YOUR DAD STARTED THE LIV, JR. FIRE DEPT .IN 1978/79 THEY WERE LIKE MOM AND DAD TO ALL OF US BACK THEN THINKING OF YOU ALL AND THE TIMES WE HAD OUT TO THE CABIN
Robert & Sally Fader
To Doreen’s family:
Please accept our condolences at this very sad time. Doreen was a very likeable person and will be missed by so many. Prayers to all her family.
Hilda, Junior and Coleen
Sending sincere condolences to the family at this time. She will be missed greatly. Have so many memories of her and Richard in our younger days.
Trina and Adelaide So sorry about your loss. Take care of each other, hold your memories close. Marsha Freeman
To Doreen’s family; So sorry for your loss. Sincere Condolences to you all at this sad time.
Wanda J Horton
Dear Ricky & Trina I am so sorry to hear that your mom has passed away . She was without a doubt one of the best ones . There are not too many more of them left . I remember her talking to me when I was in the Ladies Auxiliary of the LFFA . I was taking over the Banquets and had so many questions . She helped me so much . You were both so lucky to have such a wonderful mum . Sincerely Wanda J Horton
Rick and Trina was very sad to hear of Doreen ‘s passing.
I have know Doreen since I was a very young girl, and have spent many hours working along side of her at the Mersey Lodge and many dinner function after it closed, she was a special person.
I will miss her and I know she will be missed by many.
Jacqueline and Richard Crowell
Sending our sincere condolences to all of Doreen’s family You are in our thoughts and may all your wonderful memories of her give you comfort She was a wonderful person and will be missed by so many
Jacqueline and Richard Crowell
Clark and Sandra Hebb
To Doreen’s family, so sorry to hear of Doreen’s passing , our thoughts are with you in your time of sorrow .
Trina and Ricky
Sad to hear of your mom’s passig.she was a wonderful lady.always ready for a good laugh. I remember the years my sister Paulette and I spent as part of your family. I remember all the good times we shared. She will always be a special lady to me. Take care and God bless you both
Bill and Anna Cox
MacLeod and Cluett families
We are so sorry for Doreen’s passing, we send our deepest sympathy.
Ron & Rose Anthony
Ricky & Family
We are so sorry to hear of Doreen’s passing, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you
Bev and Chris Amirault
Ricky , Trina and family , we send our deepest sympathies to you and the family in the loss of your mom . I have lots of great memories of your mom growing up in the neighbourhood . RIP Doreen . you are at peace
dear trina and family;
sorry to hear of your moms passing;
R I P’ DOREEN; AUNT SIBBY;
Dottie & Gary Hatt
Ricky, so sorry to hear of Doreen’s passing. I first met Doreen at Bowater’s and she was do her thing – “catering” and chatting. She was always to fun to talk with and I also bowled with her. Never a dull moment when she was around. Hold onto your memories and I’m sure she is delighted to be reunited with Richard, who was another great person. Sending sincere condolences to you and your family.