Annie Mae MacInnis
1944 - 2022
Annie Mae MacInnis
Visitation Information
No Visitation
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday, May 21, 2022
Service Time
11 a.m.
Service Location
Stewart United Church, Whycocomagh
Burial Information
Burial Date
May 21, 2022
Burial Time
Following funeral service
Burial Location
Stewartdale Cemetery
Requested Charity
Stewart United Church or Stewartdale Cemetery
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It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Annie Mae (MacRury) MacInnis, 77, on Thursday, January 6 in Halifax Infirmary surrounded by her loving family. 

Annie Mae was born in Soapstone Mines, August 3rd, 1944 to the late Effie Hawley and Roddie MacDonald. She was a hard worker from an early age, having left home to work at The Village Inn in Whycocomagh and continue attending school at the age of 12.   She married the love of her life, Peter MacInnis, in 1961 and moved to East Skye Glen to start their family.  Annie Mae took care of everyone. The family home was a place to gather for those who were away, and Annie Mae welcomed them all and fed them. Together with Peter, they raised six children of their own and were a saving grace to many foster children throughout the years.  Annie Mae was a cleaner for various people and businesses in the community and spent time in the kitchens of Vi’s Restaurant and The Farmer’s Daughter making lasting friendships at each place. Annie Mae was in her glory spending time with her 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren and loved when they all got together, especially around a campfire or for a cup of tea. Annie Mae was a member of the Stewart United Church, UCW, and had a strong sense of faith. She was an amazing baker, best known for her biscuits and shortbread cookies that could be found at various socials, weddings, card games and Ceilidhs in Inverness County. 

Left to mourn are daughters; Janice (Merryl) Bustin, Skye Glen, Kelly (Glen) Gillis, River Denys, sons; Kevin, Ivan (Juanita), Blair, and Bobby (Liza) all of Skye Glen.  Grandchildren Matthew (Jessica), Falmouth, Coady (Carla), Medicine Hat, Chad, Halifax, Jillian (Michael), Halifax, Caitlin (Joey), Skye Glen, Jeffrey (Lindsay), Nevada Valley, Samantha (Alex), Shubenacadie, Cassandra (Connor), Dartmouth, Rory, Theanna and Braelynn, River Denys; great grandchildren Kailey, Henry, Peter, Violet, Alexander and Archie. Brother Jimmy (Mary) MacRury, sisters Margaret Rose (Gerry) Ward, Barbie (Eric) Lefort, brother-in-law Donald Cecil MacInnis, sister-in-law Margie MacInnis, Anne MacInnis and many nieces and nephews near and far.  She was predeceased by her husband Peter, grandson Jonathan MacInnis, and brother Lawrence Hawley.

Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held on Saturday May 21, 2022 at 11 a.m. in Stewart United Church, Whycocomagh with Rev. Rachel Campbell officiating.  Burial to follow in Stewartdale Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made In Memory of Annie Mae to the Stewart United church or the Stewartdale Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff at the Halifax Infirmary, Unit 5.2 for the great care they provided for Nannie in her final week, and a special thanks to Dr. Susanne Egar and Dr. Rhea MacDonald at Inverness Memorial Hospital.  Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at

Annie Mae MacInnis