1552 announcements for V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home (Glace Bay)

William 'Sonny' Talbot

William 'Sonny' Talbot

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

William “Sonny” Talbot, age 83 of Glace Bay, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the CBRH, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late William and Margaret Catherine (Mitchell) Talbot. Sonny served in the Canadian Navy for several years and travelled all over the world; he was the C.O. at the Glace Bay Armouries and also...

Walter Joseph 'Diddy' McNeil

Walter Joseph 'Diddy' McNeil

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Walter Joseph "Diddy" McNeil, age 82 of Reserve Mines passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019 at home. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Jack and Effie (Steele) McNeil. Diddy was a shy and quiet man who loved golf; either as a caddy or a player. He spent many a day at Lingan Golf Club. He was well known and respected and was a very...

Walter Joseph MacNeil

Walter Joseph MacNeil

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Walter Joseph MacNeil, age 82 of Reserve Mines passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019 at home. The full obituary will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Chapel and Reception Centre, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. On line condolences to the family can be expressed at:...

Gerald ‘Shrimp’  Finlayson

Gerald ‘Shrimp’ Finlayson

Passed on: 10/05/2019

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Gerald ‘Shrimp’ Finlayson of Reserve Mines on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney, NS. Born in Reserve Mines, he was the son of Daniel and Margaret (MacLeod) Finlayson. Shrimp worked as a fireman at the Point Edward Naval Base and finished his career with...

Lawrence Joseph ‘Larry’  MacDonald

Lawrence Joseph ‘Larry’ MacDonald

Passed on: 10/05/2019

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Lawrence Joseph ‘Larry’ MacDonald, age 91, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at the CBRH, Sydney. Born in Reserve Mines, he was the son of the late John and Nora (MacDonald) MacDonald. Larry was a devout catholic and member of Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay, ’Caledonia’. He worked in the coal mines for over 40 years and enjoyed every...

Daniel ‘Donnie’ Wiseman

Daniel ‘Donnie’ Wiseman

Passed on: 19/12/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The Funeral Mass for Donnie Wiseman, age 76, who passed away on December 19, 2018 will be celebrated on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10 a.m. in Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay followed by a reception and interment in the parish cemetery. Fr. Norman MacPhee officiating. Memorial donations in memory of Donnie may be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society,...

Sgt. Roland Frederick 'Rollie' Coombes

Sgt. Roland Frederick 'Rollie' Coombes

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Sgt. (Retd) Roland Fredrick Coombes “Rollie”, age 72 passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at his residence in Glace Bay. Born in Halifax, he was the son of Margaret Winnifred (Cox) Coombes and the late Roland Alexander Coombes. Rollie enlisted in The Canadian Armed Forces 15 November 1963. He served 27 years and retired in September 1990....

Michael Allen Abbott

Michael Allen Abbott

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We are completely heartbroken to announce the untimely death of 48-year-old Michael Allen Abbott of Ben Eoin on May 6, 2019. Proud father of Dylan (Collette LeBlanc) of whom he was excited to be welcoming back home to Cape Breton. Loving husband of 25 years, to his biggest fan and best friend, Wendy; brothers, Robert (Jackie) of Halifax, NS and...

Shirley Traboulsee

Shirley Traboulsee

Passed on: 06/05/2019

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Shirley Traboulsee, age 81, of Glace Bay on Monday, May 6, 2019 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Ferris and Helen (Lappin) Trabousee. In her earlier years she worked as an accountant for the Community Hospital. She was a member of...

Garfield Robert  White

Garfield Robert White

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Garfield Robert White, age 78 of Glace Bay who passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the CBRH, Sydney after a brief illness. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Robert and Gertrude (Coffin) White. Garfield was employed for over 35 years with Sobeys Grocery Store in...

Marjorie Irene  Broderick

Marjorie Irene Broderick

Passed on: 22/04/2019

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We cannot describe the sadness in our hearts as we announce the passing of the sweetest lady and kindest mother, Marjorie Irene Broderick on April 22, 2019 in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Born February 9, 1928 in Sydney, she lived 91 wonderful years. Marge was the daughter of James and Beatrice (McNabb) MacAulay. She...

Margaret "Dolly" Allen

Margaret "Dolly" Allen

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness, we bid farewell to a kind loving woman, our mother, Dolly on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late John and Sadie (Campbell) Brann. A member of St. Anne’s Church, she served as a Eucharistic Minister and was a member of the funeral team. Very involved in politics, she wore...

Gerald Carocci

Gerald Carocci

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Gerald Carocci, age 71, on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the CBRH, Sydney surrounded by his loving family. Born in Cheticamp and raised in Whitney Pier, he was the son of the late Louis “Libby” and Lucy (Ivy) Carocci. Gerald was the grandson of Angelo and Philomena Carocci and Mary...

Mary Margaret MacDonald

Mary Margaret MacDonald

Passed on: 08/04/2019

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Mary Margaret MacDonald, age 75 on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the V.G. Hospital, Halifax. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late John and Juanita (Clarke) MacDonald. Mary worked for McFadgen’s Bakery in her earlier years. She was an avid dancer and loved socializing. She is...

Daniel Allan  Gillis

Daniel Allan Gillis

Passed on: 09/04/2019

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Allan Gillis, age 73 of Glace Bay, passed away on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at the CBRH, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Chisholm and Lucy (Roach) Gillis. Allan was employed with Devco his whole working career. He enjoyed bowling, playing cards, baseball and dancing. But mostly, he will be remembered as a compassionate...

Christina 'Tootsie' Mary Gallant

Christina 'Tootsie' Mary Gallant

Passed on: 07/04/2019

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beautiful mother, Christina “Tootsie” Mary Gallant, age 84 who died peacefully at home on April 7, surrounded by those who loved her. Christina was born in Glace Bay to Edna (Stewart) and John Anthony McNeil. Mom is survived by her husband of 45 years, Harvey Clark; her three...

Mildred G. Farrow

Mildred G. Farrow

Born: 22/01/1929

Passed on: 04/04/2019

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With sadness, we the family of Mildred G. Farrow announce her peaceful passing at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Born on January 22, 1929, Mildred was the eldest child of the late Harry and Sadie (O’Brien) Waidson. Mil lived all of her life in Gardiner Mines and was a member of the former St. James...

Bernadette Eileen (Corbett) Currie

Bernadette Eileen (Corbett) Currie

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Our hearts are heavy as we say goodbye to our beautiful mother, Bernadette Eileen Currie, age 99 on Monday, April 1, 2019, at the CBRH, Sydney. We were so blessed to have had all these precious years with our mother. Born, December 27, 1919, she was the youngest daughter of the late Pierce and Maryanne (Wadden) Corbett. Bernadette was the last...

Frances Gertrude Harte

Frances Gertrude Harte

Born: 07/10/1935

Passed on: 31/03/2019

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of our beautiful mother, Frances Gertrude Harte (McIntyre) surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay on October 7,1935, Frances was the daughter of the late Adelaide (O’Handley) and Douglas McIntyre. Mom...

Marjorie  Beaton

Marjorie Beaton

Passed on: 21/03/2019

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

After a long struggle with Alzheimer’s, we say goodbye to our mother, sister and friend, Marjorie Beaton who passed away on March 21, 2019 at the age of 74 in Victoria Haven Nursing Home, Glace Bay. We will forever miss her radiant smile and lively laugh. Marjorie surrounded herself with music. She loved to sing in the choir, dance with her...

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