It is with heavy hearts that the family of Andrea MacLean-Holohan announce her passing on Thursday, February 3, 2022.
Andrea was born November 30, 1937 in Moncton NB. She was the daughter of the late Roderick (R.D.) and Anne (MacIntyre) MacLean.
After graduating from St. Francis Xavier University in 1959, she began a successful career as a dietician working in hospitals in Boston, Montreal and Saint John. Andrea was active in professional associations holding executive and president positions on the provincial and national level. Andrea was awarded the national Food Executive of the Year in 1998 for her professional achievements.
Andrea was a proud alumna of St. FX and worked with the alumni association. She was president of the Alumni Council of Executives in 2010. In recognition of her contributions, Andrea was inducted into the St. FX Hall of Honour in 2014.
Andrea was proud of her Scottish heritage and took on the role of chief of the MacLean Clan for Atlantic Canada during her retirement.
Family was important to Andrea. She took an active interest in her nieces and nephews and remained a beloved and cherished figure in their lives.
Andrea is survived by her two brothers: Rod MacLean (Janet) and Don MacLean (Loretta); her sisters-in-law: Maura Blackmore and Jane Mitton-MacLean; her five very special nieces: Anne Huliganga (Paul), Claudia MacLean, Rachel Telzer (Andy), Yvonne Casey (Jerome) and Jillian Bergin (Seamus); eleven much loved nephews: James (Lisa), Charles, Don (Claudia), Kenneth (Michele), Stephen (Julianne), Daniel (Stacy), David and Tony (Tina) MacLean, Charles (Eimir), Robin (Heather) and Harry (Jane) Blackmore.
As well as her parents, Andrea is predeceased by her husband: Brendan Joseph Holohan; her brother: John (Jack) MacLean and her nephew: Raymond MacLean.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Alzheimer’s Society, 221 Ellerdale St, Saint John, NB E2J 2M1, or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Visitation will be on Friday, February 11th, 2022, from 1pm to 2pm at Our Lady of Mercy RC Church (11 St. Andrews Road, Pointe-du-Chêne). Funeral Mass for the family only will follow. For those unable to attend, a recording of the funeral mass will be available on the website after.
Note that due to Covid-19 regulations, proof of double vaccination, government ID, mask will be required at the entrance of the church.
Arrangements under the professional care of
Passage – Chartersville Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center
363 Amirault Street, Dieppe (506-857-1901).