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Mary Arline Bruce

New Glasgow - Mary Arline Bruce, age 93, of the Glen Haven Manor, formerly of Grant St., New Glasgow, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2019, in the Manor. Born in Greenwood, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Annie (MacPherson) Bannerman. A graduate of the Maritime Business College, she worked for the Royal Bank, Nightingale and Hayman Accounting, Joseph Almon Construction and she retired as the secretary from NSCC after 23 years. Mary was a member of Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, former Sunday school teacher and member of the Alan Pollock AMS. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Alistair “Al”; and son, Douglas. She is survived by a son, George (Barbara), New Glasgow; daughter-in-law, Jacqueline Bruce, Pictou; grandchildren: Evan, Lindsey, Adam (Shoba), Cory (Ashlee), Adrian (Val); great-grandchildren: Alice, Sebastian, Shaun, Alisha, Avery and Ian. Cremation has taken place. Visitation 7-9 pm Wednesday, June 5, in the R. H. Porter Funeral Home, 55 Almont Ave., New Glasgow. Funeral service 12 noon, Thursday, June 6, in Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, with Rev. Dr. Joon Ki Kim officiating. Burial will be in MacLennan’s Mountain Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church or a charity of choice. Condolences may be sent by visiting: www.rhporter.ca

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