Catherine Ina McGinley
1920 - 2022
Catherine Ina McGinley
Service Information
Service Date
Friday, April 22, 2022
Service Time
11 AM
Burial Information
Burial Location
St. Anthony's Cemetery
Requested Charity
Extra Mural
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In her 102nd year, Catherine Ina McGinley passed away peacefully at York Care Centre in Fredericton, NB on Tuesday April 19, 2022. Born in Fort Fairfield, Maine, she was a daughter of the late William Francis McGinley and Helen Gertrude (Douglass) McGinley.

A retired registered nurse, she graduated in 1943 from St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing in Saint John. Her nursing career would consist of 8 years as an Operating Room Nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital and later she would nurse at the County TB Hospital. Upon moving to Fredericton, she was an Office Nurse at the old Regent Street Medical Clinic and then Rookwood Avenue Medical Clinic. For a number of years, she was an Operating Room Nurse at the former Victoria Public Hospital and later worked in the admitting office before retiring.

Catherine was a member of St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church. She was an active member of the CWL, the church choir, was a Eucharist Minister, a former Sunday School Teacher and was a member of the Retired Nurses Association.

Surviving are a sister-in-law Elinor McGinley of Fredericton; several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Besides her parents, Catherine was also predeceased by brothers Donald McGinley, Ronald McGinley; sisters Olive Miller, Helen O’Leary and Evelyn McGinley, Alice Legere, Margaret Hughes and Pauline Allain.

No visitation by request. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held from St. Anthony’s Church on Friday April 22, 2022 at 11:00 am. Interment in St. Anthony’s Cemetery will be held at a later date. Bishop’s Funeral Home 540 Woodstock Road Fredericton, NB have been entrusted with the arrangements.

Memorials to the Extra Mural Hospital Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences and the sharing of memories may be expressed through www.bishopsfuneralhome.com

Catherine devoted her life to helping others and unselfishly gave of herself for the betterment of mankind. She was loved and will be missed immensely.

Catherine Ina McGinley