1136 announcements for V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home (Glace Bay)

Florence A. 'Vi'  Cochrane

Florence A. 'Vi' Cochrane

Passed on: 25/05/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Vi Cochrane, age 99, formerly of Glace Bay on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at her residence in Port Morien. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Cerina (Gracie) Cochrane. Vi is survived by her sisters, Blanche Burrows, Catherine Bothem, Shirley MacDonald, Kay...

Mary Catherine  Currie

Mary Catherine Currie

Passed on: 14/05/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Mary Catherine Currie, age 82 on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Glace Bay Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, Mary was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Marsh) Vickers. Mary was employed in the laundry department at the old Glace Bay General Hospital. She was a devoted,...

Rita Ann (Wilson)  Higgins

Rita Ann (Wilson) Higgins

Passed on: 11/05/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Rita Ann (Wilson) Higgins, age 70, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at home. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Agnes (LeBlanc) Wilson. Rita was a secretary for Blue Water Home Improvement and Bob Wilson Sales. In her earlier years she worked for the Cape...

Stephen  Harrietha

Stephen Harrietha

Passed on: 04/05/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The visitation for Stephen Harrietha, age 96 who passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Taigh Na Mara, Glace Bay is Tuesday, May 10th from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. The funeral mass officiated by Fr. Leo Boone is Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Anne’s Church followed by a reception in the church...

Bernard Leonard Michalik

Bernard Leonard Michalik

Passed on: 05/05/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

A bright star has been dimmed in the heavens: our father, Bernie Michalik – Da – died in his sleep early Thursday morning, May 5, 2016 at the age of 77. Bernie Michalik was a Titan: a romantic, a musician (he played the alto sax like nobody’s business), a puppeteer, a sausage maker (he made the best kielbasa west of Warsaw), an athlete, a...

Florence Gillis

Florence Gillis

Passed on: 07/05/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With sadden hearts we announce the passing of Florence Gillis, age 92 on Saturday May 7, 2016 at Seaview Manor surrounded by her loving family. Born in New Victoria, she was the youngest daughter of the late Angus and Esther (Mackie) MacDonald. As a young girl Florence worked for the Dominion Coal Company, where she met and married her forever...

Theresa Carmella Wadden

Theresa Carmella Wadden

Passed on: 26/04/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Theresa Carmella Wadden, who passed away on April 24, 2016 at the Glace Bay Hospital is also survived daughters, Gina Wadden, Myrna Wadden (Derek Gibson), all of Glace Bay, Madeline King, Cambridge, Ont. She was also predeceased by brothers, Joseph, Murray and Edmond MacKinnon and sister, Donna Campbell.

Theresa Carmella  Wadden

Theresa Carmella Wadden

Passed on: 24/04/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With deepest sorrow, we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Theresa Wadden age 86, on April 24, 2016 at the Glace Bay Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Collie and Muriel (Layes) MacKinnon. Theresa was a member of St. Anne’s Church and attended St. Anne’s School in Glace Bay. In...

Peter John  MacNeil

Peter John MacNeil

Passed on: 15/04/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deepest sympathy that we announce the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Peter John MacNeil, age 58 on Friday, April 15, 2016 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his family and friends. Peter was a loving father to Peter (Laura) and Erin (Bill) and a wonderful fun-loving...

David James 'Cash' Yates

David James 'Cash' Yates

Passed on: 15/04/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of David ‘Cash’ Yates, on Friday, April 15, 2016 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, after a brief illness with Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was 61 years old. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of Theresa (Doyle) and the late David Yates. He was a former member of St. Anthony Church, Glace...

Mary Anne Burke

Mary Anne Burke

Passed on: 16/04/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of our loving sister, Mary Anne Burke, age 85. Mary peacefully passed away with her loving family by her side, April 16, 2016, at New Waterford Heights, New Waterford. Born in Glace Bay, Mary was the daughter of the late John and Mabel `Lovey’ (MacLean) and was a longtime resident of...

David James 'Cash'  Yates

David James 'Cash' Yates

Passed on: 15/04/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

David James 'Cash' Yates, age 61 of Glace Bay, passed away at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, on April 15, 2016. The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay.

Clare  Larade

Clare Larade

Passed on: 13/04/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We regret to announce the passing of Clare Larade, age 82 of Sydney on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital following a brief illness. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Simmie and Nora (Cathcart) Larade. Clare retired from Transport Canada as a firefighter at Sydney Airport. He was owner/operator of...

Henry  Bradbury

Henry Bradbury

Passed on: 10/04/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It was with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our dad, Henry Bradbury, on Sunday, April 10, 2016, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. He was 75 years old. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Henry and Margareta (Winstanley) Bradbury. Henry was a true outdoorsman who loved...

Mary Ida Boutilier

Mary Ida Boutilier

Passed on: 09/04/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness, that we announce the passing of a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Mary, age 70, passed away with her loving family at her side, April 9, 2016 at the Glace Bay Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Leo 'Skipper' and Mary (McInnis) Byrne and was a member...

Deborah Jamie (Simpson) Corbett

Deborah Jamie (Simpson) Corbett

Passed on: 11/03/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Deborah Corbett, 62, of Elmvale, Ont. and formerly of Glace Bay on March 11, 2016 at her home in Elmvale. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late James and Margaret Simpson. Deb is survived by her husband, Robert; children, John (Marcy) Corbett, Acme, Alta., Jamie (Nicole)...

Joseph William 'Billy'  Perry

Joseph William 'Billy' Perry

Passed on: 27/03/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Joseph William Perry, age 58, on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at his residence. Born in Glace Bay, Billy was the son of the late Jack and Doris (Clyburne) Perry. Billy was recently employed at Home Hardware, Glace Bay, where he enjoyed meeting people and helping customers. Billy had a...

James Aubrey 'Mick'  Boozan

James Aubrey 'Mick' Boozan

Passed on: 18/03/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

James Aubrey 'Mick' Boozan, age 77 of Glace Bay, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the Glace Bay Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late James A. and Jennie (McEwan) Boozan. Mick was a coal miner for 31 years. He was an avid bowler, baseball player and in later life a golfer. Mick enjoyed working with stained glass and...

James Aubrey 'Mick' Gallant

James Aubrey 'Mick' Gallant

Passed on: 18/03/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

James Aubrey 'Mick' Boozan, age 77 of Glace Bay, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the Glace Bay Hospital. The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. www.vjmcgillivray.ca

Janice Bernadette (McDonald)  McPhee

Janice Bernadette (McDonald) McPhee

Passed on: 17/03/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of my wife, our mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend; Janice Bernadette McPhee of Glace Bay after a courageous battle with lupus on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at age 51. Born in New Aberdeen, Glace Bay, Janice was the daughter of the late James ‘Chickie’ and Florence (Rowe)...

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