Eirene Violet Macha Doon MacKay (Delap), born November 10, 1938 in Falmouth, UK passed away peacefully to the next life on June 4, 2017.
She was graceful, kind and caring; passionate about life and all its pursuits. She was a graduate of KCA, Acadia, Dal, a counselor, teacher, artist, writer, world traveller, activist and advocate for peace. She gave enormously of herself and her love. We were blessed to have her as a mother, mentor and friend.
Forever loved and cherished. She was the daughter of Commander Bredin and Cethlyn of Ireland; sister Etain; niece and nephew Robin and Joy and much-loved Irish relatives.
Mother of Cethlyn (Gary), Peter (Nazanin), Mary (Rob), Andy (Sol); grandmother of Aldara, Etain, Lucia, Bredin, Isabella, Fiona, James, Kian and Valentia. She had a special place in her heart for the Eastwoods, The Pack, her legion of friends, all things Irish and the Annapolis Valley.
A gathering of family and friends to celebrate her extraordinary life will occur Saturday June 10, 2017 from 4:00 pm onward in the Old Orchard Inn (153 Greenwich Road S, Wolfville, NS). Commital will be held in St. John's Anglican Church Port Williams. In lieu of flowers, if inclined, donate to your favorite charity. Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr. (902-679-2822).