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Magdalene (Gakeff) Harrington


Magdalene (Gakeff) Harrington

HARRINGTON- The family of Magdalene (Gakeff) Harrington is very sad to announce her passing on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Passamaquoddy Lodge, St. Andrews, NB. after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimers.

Magda was born along with her twin sister on December 25, 1923 in Toronto, Ontario to Christina and Lambro Gakeff.

She was big sister to brothers, John, David, Paul and Elisha. Magda was one of Jehovah's Witnesses all her life and helped many people come to a knowledge of Jehovah God. Jehovah and her family were the most important things in her life. She was truly loved by all who got to know her, even in her last years in the Lodge (where she was known as Maggie). She will be truly missed.

She is survived by her children, Naomi Hall, David (Nancy) and Anne, as well as five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Predeceased by her husband, Steven, grandson, Daniel, sister, Mary and brothers, John and David.

Memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 9161 Route 3, Old Ridge, NB. on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 2 PM.

For those who wish, remembrances to Passamaquoddy Lodge would be appreciated by the family.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at

The S. O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB in care of arrangements.