1517 announcements for Sydney Memorial Chapel

Edgar Hillier

Edgar Hillier

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The death occurred in the Veteran’s Wing of Harbour View Hospital, Sydney Mines on Sunday, December 24, 2017, of Edgar Hillier of Sydney, at the age of 82 years. He was the son of the late Edgar Emmanuel and Jessie (Cake) Hillier. Edgar is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Hobart in infancy. The last...

William ‘Bill’ Thomas  Schemm

William ‘Bill’ Thomas Schemm

Passed on: 19/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we say farewell to the greatest man we knew. William Thomas Schemm passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Born June 15, 1923, in Newark, New Jersey, he was the eldest son of the late William and Edith (Watson) Schemm. The last surviving member of his immediate family, he was predeceased by his siblings,...

William Weldon ‘Bill’  Nicoll

William Weldon ‘Bill’ Nicoll

Passed on: 16/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound sadness that we, the family of William Weldon ‘Bill’ Nicoll, 97, announce his passing on December 16, 2017, at Taigh na Mara Nursing Home, Glace Bay. Born in Mira Gut June 19, 1920, he was the son of the late Capt. Joseph M. and Sophia ‘Sophie’ M. (Spencer) Nicoll. Raised in Mira Gut, Bill was a veteran of the...

Vera Burton Crane (Ivany)

Vera Burton Crane (Ivany)

Passed on: 14/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Vera Burton (Ivany) Crane passed away peacefully in Northwood Manor on December 13, 2017, at the age of 96. Born and raised in Sydney, she was the younger daughter of the late William and Daisy (Cake) Ivany. Mom was a wonderful daughter, loving wife, warm and caring mother and doting grandmother to her five grandchildren and six...

Evelyn Hominick

Evelyn Hominick

Passed on: 12/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Evelyn Ena Hominick, nee MacLeod (b. August 24, 1921) passed away peacefully at Cape Breton Regional Hospital on December 12, 2017. Evelyn was a member of Westminster Bible Presbyterian Church. She held offices in the former Grace Haven Hospital Auxiliary, Ann Martin Hospital Auxiliary and the Cove Guest Home Auxiliary. She was active in the...

Alexander ‘Buddy’ Curtis Bowes

Alexander ‘Buddy’ Curtis Bowes

Passed on: 08/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sorrow that we, the family of Alexander Curtis Bowes, announce his passing at the age of 88. Affectionately referred to by all as ‘Buddy’, he passed away peacefully in the loving care of the Palliative Care nurses at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Friday, December 8, 2017. Buddy was predeceased by his loving wife,...

Glen William MacDonald

Glen William MacDonald

Passed on: 09/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Glen William MacDonald of Sydney, passing away Saturday, December 9, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Ralph and Eunice (Stubbard) MacDonald. He grew up in New Waterford, moving to Antigonish, NS at age of 12. Since the age of 16, Glen...

ANNE SHIRLEY SAVAGE

ANNE SHIRLEY SAVAGE

Passed on: 07/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Anne Shirley Savage aged 76, of Albert Bridge passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Dutch Brook, she was the daughter of the late James and Barbara (LeVatte) MacSween. She was a recent member of Club 55, Timeout and the library’s knitting club. She was a former...

Norman Russell Gentile

Norman Russell Gentile

Passed on: 05/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Norman Russell Gentile, 92, of Sydney, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney. Born at Moxhams’ Castle, he was the son of the late Franceso “Frank” and Adele (Aloutte) Gentile. ‘Normie’ retired from Nova Scotia Power after 47 years. A permanent fixture at Ski Ben Eoin and also a...

Gregory MacLean

Gregory MacLean

Born: 13/12/1988

Passed on: 03/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound grief and sadness that we announce the passing of the light of our life, Gregory James MacLean on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Gregory was born in Sydney on December 13, 1988. In 2007, Gregory graduated from Sydney Academy, where he played for the Wildcats Hockey Team all three years. He was very proud to be named team...

Barbara Csernyik

Barbara Csernyik

Passed on: 01/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Barbara Csernyik, 83, of Mira Road, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 in Harbourstone Enhanced Care. She was a member of Immaculate Heart Church, and the CWL. She was a hard working mother, and was famous for her cabbage rolls. She is survived by her sons, Mike Jr., Sydney Forks, Robert (Darlene), Sydney River, Steven, AB and David (Laura),...

Katherine Thelma McCurdy

Katherine Thelma McCurdy

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Katherine Thelma McCurdy, 94, of Sydney, died November 29 2017 peacefully at Parkstone Enhanced Care, Clayton Park surrounded by three of her close cousins: Marylee, BarbaraJo and Ainsley. Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Charles and Mary (MacKeagen) MacDonald. Thelma was a graduate of Mount Alison University...

Louise Marie (Rose)  Sollazzo

Louise Marie (Rose) Sollazzo

Passed on: 23/11/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother Louise Marie (Rose) Sollazzo on Thursday, November 23, 2017. Louise passed away peacefully at The Cove Guest Home, Sydney, NS two days following her 98th birthday. Born in Westmount, NS on November 21, 1919, she was the...

SARA JEAN MARIE PETRIE

SARA JEAN MARIE PETRIE

Born: 22/03/1957

Passed on: 22/11/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deepest sadness that we announce the early passing of Sara Jean Marie Petrie on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Sara Jean was born on March 22, 1957, to Allister and Audrey MacDonald (Hussey) in Marion Bridge, NS. Sara lived her life in Mira. After graduating from Riverview Rural High School in 1975, she started her career as a...

Jean ‘Jeannie’ Rice

Jean ‘Jeannie’ Rice

Passed on: 30/09/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We regret to announce the passing of Jean Sandra Rice on Saturday, September 30, 2017, in Toronto, Ontario. Born in Sydney on June 22, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Esther (Dakai) Rice. Jeannie was a graduate of Riverview High School and Cape Breton Business College. She retired from Imperial Esso in Toronto. Besides her...

Kyle MacDonald

Kyle MacDonald

Passed on: 17/11/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Kyle Stephen MacDonald, 39, of Sydney, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017, in Sydney. Born in Sydney, he was the son of Bruce and Ann (Wall) MacDonald. Besides his parents, Kyle is survived by his daughter, Sydney, Calgary; sons, Bruce and Max, both of Calgary; sisters, Shauna (Andrew) Doyle, Sydney Mines and Tara (Ian) Mercer, Glace Bay,...

Donald MacKenzie (CN) Morrison

Donald MacKenzie (CN) Morrison

Passed on: 17/11/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the peaceful passing of our loving father, grandfather and great grandfather, Donald MacKenzie Morrison, on November 17, 2017 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in St. Ann's, Victoria County, he was the son of the late Malcolm and Hughena (MacKenzie) Morrison. Donald began his 40...

William James (Billy) McLellan

William James (Billy) McLellan

Born: 17/11/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness, we, the family of William James McLellan, regret to announce his passing on Friday, November 17, 2017, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. Born February 3, 1929, in Halifax, he was the son of the late John and Catherine (Sturgess) McLellan. A proud veteran, Billy served with...

MARY BURRAGE

MARY BURRAGE

Born: 04/05/1924

Passed on: 15/11/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We, the family of Mary Monica Burrage, regret to announce her passing on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Taigh Solas Nursing Home, North Sydney. Born May 4, 1924, in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Elizabeth (Connington) McIntosh. Mary was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish, Whitney Pier. She is survived by her...

Dorothy Gertrude Johnson

Dorothy Gertrude Johnson

Born: 28/10/1918

Passed on: 17/11/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With sadness, we, the family of Dorothy Gertrude Johnson, regret to announce her passing on Friday, November 17, 2017, at Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney. Born October 28, 1918, in Sydney, Dorothy was the daughter of the late Thomas and Rhoda (Hillier) Lake. She was a longtime member of Westminster Bible Presbyterian Church, Sydney. Dorothy...