1195 announcements for V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home (Glace Bay)

Barbara Ann Forsyth

Barbara Ann Forsyth

Passed on: 26/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family of Barbara, announce her passing at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Monday, September 26, 2016. Born in North Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Euphemia (Duguid) Forsyth. She grew up on ’12 Hill’ and attended both Central and Saint Agnes Schools. Barbara had a love for fashion,...

GEOFFREY MACDONALD

GEOFFREY MACDONALD

Passed on: 27/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Geoffrey MacDonald, age 34 on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. Born in Sydney, he was the son of Darryl and the late Darlene (MacDonald) MacDonald. Geoffrey enjoyed playing hockey in his younger years and was an avid Boston Bruins fan. He will be remembered for his great sense of...

Marguerite Theresa “Dolly”  MacDonald (Campbell)

Marguerite Theresa “Dolly” MacDonald (Campbell)

Born: 31/07/1929

Passed on: 23/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Surrounded by a deep and abiding love, as all of her children kept vigil at her bedside, Mom slipped away from us on Friday, September 23, 2016 to meet up again with Dad. Her loving husband, Angus A. MacDonald predeceased her in November, 2009. Mom lost a brief but painful battle with Multiple Myeloma and spent her last days at the An Cala...

Shepherd "Shep" Fallis Grant

Shepherd "Shep" Fallis Grant

Born: 09/08/1938

Passed on: 23/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness, we announce the passing of our loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. “Shep” (78) passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, September 23, 2016, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, August 9, 1938, he was the son of the late Walter and Helen (Thompson)...

MELVIN FINLAYSON

MELVIN FINLAYSON

Passed on: 19/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Melvin Finlayson, age 81 of Seaview Manor, Glace Bay and a former resident of Atlantic Drive, Reserve Mines passed away on Monday, September 19, 2016 at the manor. Born in Reserve Mines, he was the son of the late Walter and Veronica (Fahey) Finlayson. Melvin was in the construction business for most of his life. He was a quiet man by nature and...

Ernest McKenzie

Ernest McKenzie

Born: 15/08/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

A funeral service for the late Ernest McKenzie, a former resident of Poole Ave., Glace Bay, who passed away August 15, 2016 will be held 2 p.m., Friday, September 23, 2016. This celebration of life, officiated by Nancy Whitney-Latham DLM, will be celebrated in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Chapel, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. A reception...

Reginald LeRoux

Reginald LeRoux

Passed on: 06/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of Reginald LeRoux, age 61. Reggie passed away very suddenly on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at his home. Born in Glace Bay he was the son of the late Reginald and Cleophas ‘Cleo’ (Young) LeRoux. In his earlier years Reggie was employed with both the Cadegan and Highland fish...

JOHN GALLIE

JOHN GALLIE

Passed in: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Passed on: 10/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

John Gallie, age 30 of Glace Bay passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 in Toronto. The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. (www.vjmcgillivray.ca)

Rita MacKillop

Rita MacKillop

Born: 22/06/1939

Passed on: 09/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Rita Mae (Petrie) MacKillop “Tootsie”, age 77 of Glace Bay passed away Friday the 9th of September 2016 at Glace Bay Hospital. Born June 22, 1939 and raised in Glace Bay, she married and moved her family to Toronto, Ontario where she never lost her love or longing for Cape Breton Island, the family, loved ones and memories she'd left...

Rita MacKillop

Rita MacKillop

Passed on: 09/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Funeral arrangements for Rita MacKillop, age 77 who passed away on Friday, September 9, 2016, at the Glace Bay Hospital are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay. (www.vjmcgillivray.ca).

Howard Lawrence

Howard Lawrence

Passed on: 06/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Howard Lawrence, age 53 of the Hub on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at his home. Born in Burnt Island, N.L. he was the son of Margaret (Hatcher) Lawrence and the late George Lawrence. Howard was a fisherman by trade since he was 16 years old. He loved playing darts and was also an...

Urban McNeil

Urban McNeil

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Urban McNeil, age 74 of Albert Bridge on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the An Cala Palliative Care Unit, CBRH, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Charles Edward and Barbara (McDonald) McNeil of Dominion. Urban was employed with Devco for many years. He was known as a...

ELINOR BRYDEN

ELINOR BRYDEN

Passed on: 05/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Elinor Bryden, age 87 formerly of Grand Lake Road, Sydney and recently of Victoria Haven Nursing Home, Glace Bay passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the Glace Bay Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Wallace and Florence (Bramwell) Peters. Elinor was a member of St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Glace Bay. She had a...

James Warren

James Warren

Passed on: 28/08/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce that our dear brother and father, James Robert Warren, age 76 passed away Aug 28th in Oshawa, Ontario. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late James and Mary (Kennedy) Warren of Glace Bay. He was predeceased by his wife, Cindy; brothers, Roy (Diane), Thomas (Louise) and his sister, Charlene. He...

John Cooke

John Cooke

Passed on: 02/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

John Cooke, age 69 of Glace Bay and a former resident of Dominion, passed away on Friday, September 2, 2016 at the Glace Bay Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Patrick and Nina (Lynch) Cooke. John was employed in the coal mines for a short time before moving to Ontario where he worked at several odd jobs. He was always...

Robert Joseph Gould

Robert Joseph Gould

Born: 11/09/1936

Passed on: 29/08/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Robert (Bob) Joseph Gould at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Monday, August 29, 2016. Born in Glace Bay on September 11, 1936, he was the son of the late William and Florence (Murphy) Gould. He is survived by his wife, Patricia (Holland); sons, Robert (Dawn), Bill (Ann), and daughter,...

Shirley Spencer

Shirley Spencer

Born: 04/01/1951

Passed on: 29/08/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear daughter and sister, Shirley Spencer on Monday, August 29, 2016, at the Glace Bay Hospital. Born in Glace Bay on January 4, 1951, she was the daughter of Elvira Spencer and the late Eldon Lyle Spencer. Shirley was a long-time resident of Dominion. She will be...

TENA SHEA

TENA SHEA

Passed on: 25/08/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Tena Shea, 65 on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Glace Bay Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Weldon and Milly (MacLean) Boutilier of Dominion. For many years, Tena worked for the Cape Breton Development Corporation and most...

Christena Shea

Christena Shea

Passed on: 25/08/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Tena Shea, 65 on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Glace Bay Hospital after a brief illness. Visitation will be held Sunday evening from 6-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. www.vjmcgillivray.ca. The funeral mass officiated by Fr. Dan Boudreau is...

Ernest McKenzie

Ernest McKenzie

Passed on: 15/08/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend, Ernest McKenzie, age 90. Ernie, a resident of Taigh Na Mara Nursing Home, passed away at the Glace Bay Hospital on, August 15, 2016, with his loving family at his side. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the...

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