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Lana Belle MacLean


Lana Belle MacLean
Lana Belle MacLean

MacLEAN, Lana Belle – Port Hastings, Inverness Co,. It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Lana Belle MacLean on Thursday, September 6, 2018, in the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston at the age of 60. Lana was born on December 9, 1957 and was raised in Point Tupper.

As an adult, Lana lived in many Atlantic communities and spent most of her career as a Libarian at the Nova Scotia Community College in Port Hawkesbury. She was a lifelong learner and very proud of her four degrees. She earned her B.A. and B. Ed from Mount Allison University and a Master Library Science from Dalhousie University and Masters of Divinity from Atlantic School of Theology. Even at the age of 60 she was a student in training with the United Church of Canada, Northern Arm Pastoral Charge in Newfoundland. She had made Newfoundland her home and dearly loved the people there and her ministry.

Lana was predeceased by her parents, Archibald and Lillian (Langley) MacLean; brother, Billy. She is survived by cousins, Jack Langley, Kathy and Gerard MacIntyre and their children, Brent (Amanda) MacIntyre, Jacqueline (John) Ferguson and their grandchildren, Brooke and Maxwell and also by cousin, Ruth Sanders. She is also survived by cousins, Marilyn (MacDonald) Erickson and her husband OJ, California, John William MacDonald, California. She is also survived by very special friend, Patricia Bird and dear friends, Ruth Laskey and Marie Langley and her family. 

Lana loved the church and was devoted to giving to her congregations the joy and comfort she found within her faith.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, 724 Granville St. Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday from St. Mark’s United Church, Port Hawkesbury with Nan Corrigan DM officiating . Burial will follow in St. David’s United Church Cemetery, Port Hastings. Memorial donations in memory of Lana may be made to St. David’s Cemetery Fund, Northern Arm Pastoral Charge, Newfoundland or to a charity of one’s choice. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at

Service Date
Monday, September 10, 2018
Service Time
2 p.m.
Service Location
St. Mark's United Church, Port Hawkesbury

Sunday, September 9, 2018
Visitation Time
2-4 and 6-8 p.m.
Visitation Location
Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury

Burial Date
Monday, September 10, 2018
Burial Time
Following funeral service
Burial Location
St. David's United Church Cemetery, Port Hastings

Requested Charity
St. David’s Cemetery Fund, Northern Arm Pastoral Charge or a charity of one's choice