June 13, 1931 - February 11, 2016
MacLean – Mora
June 13, 1931 – February 11, 2016
On Thursday, February 11, 2016, Mora MacLean who was born and raised in Ottawa (Westboro) and most recently lived at the Redwoods Retirement Residence, Ottawa. She had undergraduate degrees from Queens (BA, English) and McGill Universities (Bachelor of Library Science, BLS), and she received a Master of Library Science (MLS) from the University of Toronto. She was retired from the National Library of Canada and worked most recently with the Government Printing Bureau.
Mora is predeceased by her parents Murdoch and Myrtle MacLean, and by her sister Margaret. She is survived by her sister Isabel Rozins of Toronto. She will be missed by her long time friend Anne Perdue and by her nieces and nephews; Michael Coxon, Bruce Coxon, Carol Nicholas, Kathy Janzen, Beryl Cullum and Alison Demeter and their families.
She was a lover of opera and classical music. She was an avid reader and traveler. Mora was known for her wit, strong opinions on many issues and her ability at reciting Gaelic toasts and sayings at opportune moments.
Family will be receiving friends and family at St. Johns Anglican Church, South March, 325 Sandhill Dr., Kanata, on Friday, February 26th from 10:30 am until 11 am at which time a memorial service will be held, followed by a reception in the church hall.