1505 announcements for V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home (Glace Bay)

John "Jack" Tutty

John "Jack" Tutty

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Jack Tutty, age 70 of Glace Bay passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at the Glace Bay Hospital. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Monday evening, November 26, 2018, from 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. The funeral service is Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Newsom United Church followed...

Kathleen 'Kay' Thorne

Kathleen 'Kay' Thorne

Born: 25/06/1952

Passed on: 19/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of Kathleen (Kay) Thorne, also known as “Nana Kay Kay” of Sydney age 66, on Monday November 19, 2018 at home surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. Kay was born in Glace Bay, on June 25, 1952. She was the daughter of the late James and Alice Carey. Kay is survived...

Arnold Leonard Murphy

Arnold Leonard Murphy

Passed on: 19/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved father, grandfather and husband, Arnold Leonard Murphy, age 80 on Monday, November 19, 2018 at home with his wife Nan of 57 years by his side. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Tom and Laura (McInnis) Murphy. Arnold was an active member of St. Joseph’s Parish,...

Annie May MacKenzie

Annie May MacKenzie

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beautiful Mother on Saturday, November 17, 2018, in her home she shared with her daughter Cheryl and son-in-law Gary, for over 30 years. Ma passed in her beautiful room filled with love and surrounded by her loving family. She was in her 95th year. Born and raised in...

Judith Ann MacDonald

Judith Ann MacDonald

Passed on: 14/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

After a courageous battle with cancer, Judith Ann MacDonald, 74 of Port Morien passed away peacefully at the Glace Bay Hospital on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 with her son and daughter-in-law by her side. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Alice (Fleet) Wilson. Judith was an excellent cook. She enjoyed playing darts in...

Colleen Graham

Colleen Graham

Passed on: 12/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We announce the passing of Colleen Graham, age 90 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney on Monday, November 12, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Billy and Annie O’Neill of Chapel Hill. Colleen lived her whole life in Glace Bay. She worked as a young woman at Eaton’s, where she made many long-time friends. She loved to sing...

Mary Patricia "Patsy"  MacDonald

Mary Patricia "Patsy" MacDonald

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The funeral service for Patsy MacDonald, 82 who passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Chapel, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay with Fr. Duaine Devereaux presiding. Interment in St. Anne's Cemetery. The full obituary can be viewed at:...

Lori Lee Baggs

Lori Lee Baggs

Passed on: 07/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Lori Lee Baggs, age 55 on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, Lori is the daughter of Eleanor (Martin) Boozan and the late Mick Boozan. Years ago, Lori was a lunch / grounds attendant at the Glace Bay Elementary School. She...

Mary Patricia 'Patsy' MacDonald

Mary Patricia 'Patsy' MacDonald

Passed on: 07/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Patsy MacDonald, age 82 passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born and raised in No. 2, Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Patrick Joseph and Angela (Neary) Power. In her younger years, Patsy was employed in Ontario where she resided for many years. She loved going for walks on...

Karl Stanley  Hicks

Karl Stanley Hicks

Passed on: 02/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

“Manifestly, dying is nothing to a really great and brave man.” Mark Twain Karl Stanley Hicks was a great and brave man. To all who knew him, Karl was a force of nature. His presence filled a room and his sense of humour was unparalleled. Karl swore like the sailor he was and brought rooms full of people to tears of laughter. He never...

Beverly Ann ‘Bev’  DUFFNEY

Beverly Ann ‘Bev’ DUFFNEY

Passed on: 31/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of a very special lady on October 31, 2018. Bev, age 54, passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband, Mark and her sister, Debbie at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital after a 31/2 year battle with cancer. Born and raised in Reserve Mines she was the daughter of Bryant and Rhoda...

David Leslie "Les" Porter

David Leslie "Les" Porter

Passed on: 30/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of David Leslie “Les” Porter, age 63 on Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at his residence in Glace Bay. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Thomas Edward and Delores May (Dunlop) Porter. Les worked in the fisheries in his younger days. He was an avid fisherman. Les enjoyed...

Mary Elizabeth Demeyere

Mary Elizabeth Demeyere

Passed on: 28/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family of Mary Elizabeth Demeyere, age 73, of Glace Bay announce her passing on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Seaview Manor, Glace Bay, with her family by her side. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of Rachel (Nobel) and the late John Moffatt. Mary worked in the family business of CBJ Demeyere...

Arthur Daniel  Brown

Arthur Daniel Brown

Passed on: 23/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Arthur Daniel Brown was born on January 26, 1933; he died peacefully on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Glace Bay General Hospital at the age of 85. He previously resided at Seaview Manor, Glace Bay. He was born and raised in Glace Bay to Bernard and Effie Brown (nee MacIntosh). He was employed by Modern City Dairy for over 27 years. He was a...

Alfred "Punch" Proctor

Alfred "Punch" Proctor

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Alfred ‘Punch’ Proctor, age 84, passed away on Friday, October 19th, 2018 in Guelph, Ontario. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Harold and Mary Catherine (Murray) Proctor. Prior to moving to Ontario, he was a member of Holy Cross Church and Holy Cross School. In his younger years, he was a boxer. Alfred was employed with Datten...

Maurice Graham Kennedy

Maurice Graham Kennedy

Passed on: 16/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family of Maurice Graham Kennedy, age 67 of Dominion, announce his passing on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the Palliative Care Unit, Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Maurice lived most of his life in Dominion and was well known throughout the community, mostly by his nickname “Pope”. He loved to...

Greg O’Brien

Greg O’Brien

Passed on: 13/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Greg O’Brien, age 88 of Glace Bay, passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Michael Joseph and Alice (Hurley) O’Brien. Greg worked for many years with Devco Railroad. He was an avid fisherman and bowler. He introduced many school children to the...

Helen Mary (nee Kosick) MACLEAN

Helen Mary (nee Kosick) MACLEAN

Passed on: 11/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Joie de vivre – the joy of living. If ever there was a phrase to encapsulate the very essence of Helen’s spirit this would be the phrase. Her sudden passing on October 11, 2018 as a result of a fall is a departure way too soon. Born in Glace Bay, NS August 22, 1929 to parents, John and Antonina (Drabek) Kosick, she was the middle of nine...

Helen (Kosick) MacLean

Helen (Kosick) MacLean

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Helen MacLean, age 89, of Glace Bay, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at the QE2 Hospital, Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Roy MacLean. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. The funeral service officiated by Rev. Ruby...

George Alfred ‘Alfie’  Rogers

George Alfred ‘Alfie’ Rogers

Passed on: 08/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Alfie Rogers, age 89 of Glace Bay, on Monday, October 8, 2018 at Palliative Care, Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Antigonish, he was the son of the late Freeman and Mary (Rennie) Rogers. Alfie was employed as a lineman for over 40 years with Nova Scotia Power. He truly...

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