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McDonald - Grace -  St. Columban - Fergus_Keyes - 07-29-2008

Here is some information which concerns Ellen Teresa McDonald - Daughter of Lawrence McDonald & Mary Grace of St. Columban. It is provided by David Reed <>.




Agnes Helen O?Sullivan

Born: 4 November 1914
Baptized: 8 Nov 1914 at Ste-Agnes de Montreal
Parents: Thomas O?Sullivan and Ellen McDonald of St. Patrick?s
Godfather: Father James Brophy
Godmother: Mary Williams, cousin of the child

Bridget Philomena O?Sullivan

Born: 3 Jun 1917
Baptized: 5 Jun 1917 at Ste-Agnes de Montreal
Parents: Thomas O?Sullivan and Helen Teresa McDonald
Godfather: Denis O?Sullivan
Godmother: Bridget O?Sullivan, widow of Denis O?Sullivan and grandmother of the child

Although not noted in the Baptismal Record, Denis O?Sullivan is probably Thomas? brother and uncle of the child, there are a lot of Denis O?Sullivans in the family

Rita Hanna Anastasia O?Sullivan

Born: 10 Feb 1919
Baptized: 13 Feb 1919 at Ste-Agnes de Montreal
Parents: Thomas O?Sullivan and Helen Theresa McDonald
Godfather: James Ryan
Godmother: Irene Baker

James Ryan is the husband Hannah O?Sullivan, Thomas? sister and uncle-in-law of the child. Irene Baker is the daughter of Ellen Theresa O?Sullivan, Thomas? sister and cousin of the child

Thomas John Anthony O?Sullivan

Born: 20 Apr 1923
Baptized: 6 May 1923 at Ste-Agnes de Montreal
Parents: Thomas O?Sullivan and Helen Teresa McDonals
Godfather: Lawrence Francis McDonald, uncle
Godmother: Mona Wilhelmina Murray, cousin


Mary Iona O?Sullivan & William Findlay

Married: 19 Apr 1941 at St-Patrice de Montreal
Groom?s Parents: William Findlay and Matilda Mary Jones
Bride?s Parents: Thomas O?Sullivan and the late NellieTeresa McDonald
Witnesses: Thomas O?Sullivan, father and Owen Roberts


Ellen Theresa McDonald wife of Thomas O?Sullivan

Died: 5 Jun 1930, aged 52 years
Buried: 7 Jun 1930 from Notre Dame de Montreal
Witnesses: Thomas O?Sullivan and Michael O?Sullivan

Michael O?Sullivan is probably Brother Michael C.Ss.R. and brother of Thomas.


Notre Dame des Neiges - Plot R 02198

NOTE: The birth date on the monument for Ellen Theresa really is 1860 and is definitely wrong and the birth date for Bridget (mother of Thomas) is probably wrong, more likely to be 1847.

Burial Information from Notre Dame des Neiges Website

Pr?nom      Nom      Conjoint(e)      Date d'accueil
Robert      Caine            27 09 1968
William      Findlay      O Sullivan Mary Iona      30 09 1985
Ellen Theresa      Mc Donald      O Sullivan      07 06 1930
Bridget      O Sullivan      O Sullivan      19 11 1921
Helen      O Sullivan      Rouleau Robert      05 12 1988
Margaret      O Sullivan      Caine Robert      11 08 1989
Mary Iona      O Sullivan      Findlay William      19 05 1994
Philomena      O Sullivan      William J. Raymond      29 09 1980
Rita      O Sullivan            31 07 1945
Thomas      O Sullivan            07 01 1948
Raymond      Williams            09 08 1972

Death Notices

The Gazette, Montreal, Thursday, September 26, 1968, p. 49

CAINE, Robert. At Montreal North,
on September 24th 1968, aged 58 years,
Robert Caine, beloved husband of
Margaret O?Sullivan, residing at 11,220
Alfred St., father of Kevin, Brian,
Rowene and Robert, brother of Mrs.
Mowll (Mima), Alec and Tony. Fu-
neral Friday, September 27th, leaving
from A. Savaria Funeral Home, 5001
Henri Bourassa, at 10 a.m., thence
to Cote des Neiges Cemetery.

The Gazette, Montreal, Thursday, August 10, 1989, p. F-6

CAINE, Margaret Anne. It is with deep
sadness that the family of of Margaret
Anne Caine (nee O?Sullivan) announce
her passing on August 7 at Montreal.
Margaret was the beloved wife of the
late Robert Caine, cherished mother and
mother-in-law of Kevin Caine of
Brampton, Ontario, Rrian and Eva
Caine of Mississauga, Rowena and Chris
Ludwicki of Lorraine, Robert and
Martha Caine of Montreal. Lovingly re-
membered by her eight grandchildren.
She is survived by her sister Iona Find-
lay and her brother Tom O?Sullivan. She
was predeceased by her sisters Rita
O?Sullivan, Philomena Williams and
Helen Rouleau. She is fondly remem-
bered by her nieces and nephews and
her many friends. Friends may call at
the A. Savaria Funeral Home, at 5001
Henri Bourassa East, Montreal North, on
Wednesday and Thursday, from 2-5 and
7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday at Ste.
Collettes Parish, with interment at Cote
des Neiges Cemetery.

The Gazette, Montreal, Thursday, September 26, 1985, p. F-10

FINDLAY, William. At Victoria, B.C., on
August 7, 1985, after a lengthy illness.
Beloved husband of Iona Findlay. Dear
father of Margaret-Jean, Mary Iona and
William Thomas. Papa will be sadly
missed by his grandchildren Paul, Mi-
chael, Robert, Kelly and Kathleen Rey-
nolds, Jessica, Elizabeth and Brendan
Marshall, Christopher and Daniel Find-
lay. Memorial Service to be held at 10
a.m., September 28 at St. Patrick?s Lady
Chapel, Montreal. Interment Cote des
Neiges Cemetery.

The Gazette, Montreal, Saturday, December 3, 1988, p. G-7

ROULEAU, Helen (O?Sullivan). After a
lengthy illness at Jacksonville, Florida on
November 30, 1988. Beloved wife of Rob-
ert. Loving mother of Robert T. (Lynn
McCullough). Dear grandmother of Chris
and Matthew. Resting at the Kane &
Fetterly Funeral Home, 5301 Decarie
Blvd. (Corner Isabella), on Sunday from
7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at Annunciation
of our Lady Church, Town of Mount
Royal, on Monday, December 5 at 10
a.m. Interment Notre Dame des Neiges

The Gazette, Montreal, Tues. Aug. 8, 1972, p. 39

  WILLIAMS, Mr. Ray Sr. Employee
of Gulf Oil, husband of Philomena O?Sullivan, survived by his children:
Pat (his wife Toni), Ray Jr. (his
wife Huguette), Cheryl (her husband
Bob) and Deborah; grandfather of
Baby Pat. Funeral will take place on Wednesday, August 9, from Alfred
Dallaire, Inc., 11813 Notre Dame
East, leaving 9.45 a.m. for St. Enfant
Jesus Church for service at 10 a.m.
Thence to Cote des Neiges Ceme-

The Gazette, Montreal, July 30, 1945, p. 12

O?SULLIVAN. ? Accidentally on Sat-urday, July 28th, 1945, Rita, beloved daughter of Thomas O?Sullivan, of 255 St. Louis Square and the late Ellen McDonald. Resting at Thos. Kane Chapel, 5220 Park Avenue. Funeral service on Tuesday, July 31st, at 9
a.m. in St. Patrick?s Church, thence
to Cote des Neiges Cemetery.