MAJOR, Jean Isabell


With heavy hearts and deep sadness, our family announces the peaceful passing of our beloved aunt, Jean Major at SAH with her niece by her side.

She is predeceased by her parents Jim and Sarah Major, her sister Ada (late Gord) McMillan, her brother Ed (late Daisy) Major and her nephew Rev Don McMillan. She will be sadly missed by her nephews, George (Joyce) McMillan, Ken (Joanne) McMillan and niece Karen (Peter) Greco, along with our families. Beloved great-aunt of Max (Shirley), Paxton (Heather), Gordon (KaraLee), Andrea (Phil), Matthew (Shannon), Andrew (Sonam), Marney (Tim) & Lesley. Great-great-aunt of Charlotte, Brock, Duncan, Connor, Cameron, Chelsea, Alex, Ada, Lily, Hailey & Danielle.

She was an amazing lady who lived a full and involved life. At 97 she was still very bright and independent. She had a successful and fulfilling career with Algoma Central Railway, while at the same time enthusiastically supporting her church and community. Throughout her life she embraced her family with a loving, caring heart and over the years she has become a friend to many who knew her simply as “Aunt” Jean.

A memorial service will be held at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E. 705-759-2522) on Monday, July 6, 2020 at 3 pm. Mrs. Helen Smith officiating. (maximum of 40 people). Friends are invited to view the service online Monday, July 6, 2020 starting at 3:00 pm and can be viewed anytime up to 90 days. Go to and select Jean’s name to view the service.

If desired memorial contributions (payable by cheque or online) to the Goulais River United Church or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.