1517 announcements for Sydney Memorial Chapel

Shelly Lynn Drover

Shelly Lynn Drover

Born: 29/11/1964

Passed on: 17/02/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Ms. Shelley Lynn Drover passed away unexpectedly in South Bar, Cape Breton on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at the age of 53. Shelley was born in Sydney on November 29, 1964 to James Drover (deceased) and Rita (Allen) Drover. After graduating from the Cape Breton Business College, she moved to the United States, where she raised her family,...

Harold Kirby  Good

Harold Kirby Good

Passed on: 16/02/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We are saddened to announce the passing of Harold Kirby Good, 89, on Friday, February 16, 2018. Born November 16, 1928 in Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Edward and Helen Good. Harold is survived by his loving wife, Bridget (MacDonald) Good; daughters, Agnes (Daniel) Young, Joyce O’Neil and Sherry McMullen; sisters, Helen, Lilly and...

Charles Woodworth MacIntyre

Charles Woodworth MacIntyre

Passed on: 12/02/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Charles Woodworth MacIntyre, 86, on Monday, February 12, 2018, at Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck, with his family by his side. He was the son of the late Roderick and Agnes (Woodworth) MacIntyre. A carpenter by trade, Charlie was a member of the Carpenter’s Union, Local 1588....

Rhodena Smits

Rhodena Smits

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear mother and grandmother, Rhodena Smits on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at her residence in the Cove Guest Home, Sydney. Born August 24, 1929, in Silver Mine, NS, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Florence MacDonald, the fifth of nine children. In 1957, she married...

Emily Mary Butler

Emily Mary Butler

Passed on: 07/02/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We, the family of Emily Mary Butler, age 94, (wife of Tic Butler) wish to announce her passing on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. She was the daughter of the late John F. and Annie (MacEachern) MacInnis. Emily was a member of the White Cross Volunteers, the Sydney Kinette Club and the Gaelic Society of Cape Breton. For many years, Emily and her...

Verna Pretty

Verna Pretty

Born: 09/06/1919

Passed on: 07/02/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The family regrets to announce the passing of Verna Pretty, of Marion Bridge, on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born June 9, 1919, she was the daughter of the late John and Ruth (Mollon) Foote, formerly of New Aberdeen, Glace Bay. She was predeceased by her husband, Howard in 1985; sisters, Olive...

Hannah Margaret ‘Peggy’ Ross

Hannah Margaret ‘Peggy’ Ross

Passed on: 04/02/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound sadness and broken hearts that we announce the passing of our angel we call “Mom”. In the time that God gave her to us we gave all we could give and loved all we could love, during her long illness, we walked by her side during this entire journey. Mom, Peggy Ross, passed away at home on Sunday February 4, 2018, with her...

LENORA PAMELA PARUCH

LENORA PAMELA PARUCH

Passed on: 01/02/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We are saddened to announce the passing of Lenora Pamela Paruch, 87, on Thursday, February 1, 2018. Born in Sydney, Pam was the daughter of the late Sylvester and Theresa Dawson. Prior to calling Seaview Manor her home two years ago, Pam lived and worked in Sydney. In 1949, she graduated from St. FX and went on to a career as a registered...

John Angus Crummey

John Angus Crummey

Passed on: 30/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

John Angus Crummey, age 90, passed peacefully on January 30, 2018 at An Cala unit at CBRH. First born of Christine (Hutchison) and William Crummey in New Waterford, CB on March 12, 1927 . He married Florence (Janes) and moved to Whitney Pier where he resided for over 50 years. He lost his anchor when she died in 2007. He moved to Parkland...

Bernard 'Bernie' McIntyre

Bernard 'Bernie' McIntyre

Born: 09/07/1971

Passed on: 24/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With broken hearts, we regret to announce the sudden passing of Bernard “Bernie” McInytre on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born July 9, 1971, in Glace Bay, he was the son of Miriam McIntyre, Glace Bay. Bernie worked as a laborer in the construction industry and always enjoyed working on...

Elizabeth Marguerite Noftle

Elizabeth Marguerite Noftle

Passed on: 23/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deepest sadness that I announce the passing of Elizabeth Marguerite Noftle, age 64, on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Known to family and friends as Marguerite, she was the kindest and most caring mother. She will be remembered for her genuine, beautiful smile and her willingness to always...

GERALD FRANCIS 'RUBIN' DONOVAN

GERALD FRANCIS 'RUBIN' DONOVAN

Passed on: 18/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With broken hearts, we, the family of Gerald Francis “Rubin” Donovan, regret to announce his passing on Thursday, January 18, 2018. A man who always maintained, even though very ill, his unique sense of humour. All his life he had a passion for fishing and hunting with friends and family. Gerald fished across Canada and into the United...

Joseph ‘Joe’ Whalen

Joseph ‘Joe’ Whalen

Passed on: 15/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With sadness, we, the entire family of Joseph Leo Whalen ‘Smokey Joe’, wish to announce Dad’s passing into his Glory on Monday, January 15, 2018, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Although we will miss Dad deeply, we take comfort in knowing he has great joy. Born September 26, 1926, in Sydney, he was the son of the late James...

John Ferguson

John Ferguson

Passed on: 12/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of John Robert Ferguson, devoted husband, beloved father, dear brother and kind friend, on January 12, 2018, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, NS, in the presence of his loving family. John was born March 11, 1924, in Homeville, NS, to William Allison Ferguson and Edith Hortense...

Joseph Thomas “Joe” Burke

Joseph Thomas “Joe” Burke

Passed on: 09/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Joe, at home, on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at the age of 79. He was the son of the late Joseph “Tim” and Catherine “Belle” Burke. Joe was a successful businessman who began his career at the age of 13 and retired as co-owner of Charlie Joe’s Furniture. During his...

Lyla Eva Macdonald

Lyla Eva Macdonald

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Lyla passed away peacefully in the An Cala Palliative Care Unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney on Monday, January 8, 2018, at the age of 92. She is survived by her daughters, Arlene and Valerie (Gordon Billard); grandchildren, Chelsey, Jacob, Noah and Daniel; nine great-grandchildren and her sister-in-law, Beverly. Lyla was...

Gordon Barron Cann

Gordon Barron Cann

Passed on: 07/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Gordon Barron Cann, 95, (formerly of Howie Center) passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018, at Taigh Na Mara, Glace Bay. Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late William Henry and Kate (MacDougall) Cann. Gordon graduated from Sydney Academy in 1940. For two years, he worked at Moffatt’s Garage, as well as Moffatt’s Grocery Store. In 1942, he...

Greta Head

Greta Head

Passed on: 31/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing our dear Aunt Greta. With loved ones by her side, she was called home on Sunday, December 31, 2017, at the age of 80 years. Greta was born in Whitney Pier, a daughter of the late Adam and Louisa (Rolfe) Head. She worked at the former Cove Guest Home on Kings Road. Greta loved her job and...

Edith Piercey

Edith Piercey

Passed on: 28/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With heartfelt sadness, we, the family of Edith Eunice Piercey, regret to announce her passing on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Maple Hill Manor, New Waterford, with her loving family by her side. Born April 2, 1934, in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Martha (Kehoe) Musgrave. Edith (lovingly referred to as Edie) had a...

Lorway ‘Glen’ McLellan

Lorway ‘Glen’ McLellan

Passed on: 22/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound grief and sadness that we announce the passing of our dad, brother, and friend, Lorway ‘Glen’ McLellan. Glen died peacefully at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney on Friday, December 22, 2017, at the age of 65, with family by his side. Glen is survived by his children, Jillian (Graham Kent) and Chelsea; siblings,...