O’Neil, Mabel Louise

O’Neil, Mabel Louise – Age 85, South Branch, passed away February 15, 2015, in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in South Branch, she was a daughter of the late Reuben and Mary (Taylor) Cox. Mabel was very fond of animals, but particularly cats, taking in many strays and giving them the best of food and care.

Surviving are sister, Muriel Redmond, Halifax, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Austin, Chester and Glen; sisters, Ula Ernst, Hazel Davies, Jean Butcher; companion, Ronald Pratt.

Cremation has taken place. In keeping with Mabel’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Burial will be at a later date in South Branch Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to your local animal hospital or a charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.

Many thanks to the staff of D3 Colchester Hospital and Palliative Care doctors and staff for the excellent care Mabel received.