Rita MacNeil's death mourned on Twitter

Canadian celebrities, music fans, and former colleagues of Rita MacNeil took a moment to share memories of Cape Breton's first lady of song, who died Tuesday night at age 68.

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  1. The Canadian music industry mourned her passing.
  2. Ever so Canadian, MacNeil also appeared on TV's raunchy Trailer Park Boys as herself as the boys tried to kidnap her. A few of the Trailer Park Boys actors tweeted about her death.
  3. Canadian journalists and politicians also remembered her fondly.
  4. Music lovers and fans looked back at what her music meant to them.