279 announcements for MacAskill's Funeral Home

Maurice Ashton

Maurice Ashton

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Please join us on May 19, 2018 as we gather to honour and celebrate Moe’s life, who passed away on April 2, 2018. Service will be held May 19, 2018 at 2 p.m. at St. James Presbyterian Church with Rev. Peter MacDonald officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Under the direction of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck, NS.

Thelma Rae  MacLellan

Thelma Rae MacLellan

Born: 18/09/1916

Passed on: 14/05/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Thelma Rae MacLellan, 101, at home with her family, on May 14, 2018. Born September 18, 1916 in Middle River, NS to James Edward and Flora (MacRae) MacLeod, she was the youngest of four siblings. At the age of five, the family moved to her beloved home in St. Patrick’s Channel....

Jessie Catherine MacLeod

Jessie Catherine MacLeod

Passed on: 03/05/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Jessie Catherine MacLeod (94), passed away in Baddeck at the Victoria County Memorial Hospital on May 3, 2018. Jessie was born in Baddeck and was the eldest daughter of Angus and Winnie (MacKay) MacLeod. She graduated from Baddeck Academy in 1940. During the war years, Jessie lived in Halifax while attending Maritime Business College. Following...

John Anthony Gillis

John Anthony Gillis

Passed on: 02/05/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

John passed away May 2, 2018 at the Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck, NS. Born in Jamesville West, Cape Breton he was the first of his 15 siblings to be born in the family home in Jamesville, the son of the late Roderick and Katie (MacNeil, Big Beach) Gillis, where Gaelic was his first language, and where the family farm cultivated his ability to...

Fenella Ann (Johnstone) Nicholson

Fenella Ann (Johnstone) Nicholson

Born In: Hong Kong

Passed on: 25/04/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Fenella died on April 25, 2018, in Baddeck at the age of 79. She was born in Hong Kong and spent her youth and early adulthood in and around Edinburgh, Scotland. She studied at the University of St. Andrews and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History (with Honours). Her love of the outdoors began at university in Scotland where she was an avid...

John ‘Jackie’ Murdock  MacDonald

John ‘Jackie’ Murdock MacDonald

Passed on: 23/04/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

John ‘Jackie’ Murdock MacDonald, 72, of Baddeck, Nova Scotia, passed away suddenly on April 23, 2018. Jackie was the son of the late Angus and Ethel MacDonald of Baddeck. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Nancy MacDonald, eleven months ago. He is survived by his three children, Kevin (Marguerite), Kirk (Shauna) and Kim (Kyle). Jackie...

Effie Grace Urquhart

Effie Grace Urquhart

Born: 12/06/1935

Passed on: 19/04/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Effie Grace (Buchanan) Urquhart, age 82, surrounded by loved ones at the Victoria County Memorial Hospital, April 19, 2018. Born in River Bennett, June 12, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Daniel J. and Elizabeth A. (Brewer) Buchanan. She was a member of the Calvin...

Marion Barbara  Dillette

Marion Barbara Dillette

Passed on: 12/04/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Marion Dillette, 76, on April 12, 2018 at Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck, NS. Born in Big Baddeck she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Dolena (MacPhee) MacLeod. She was a member of Farquharson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Middle River. Marion resided at Alderwood...

Jane Constance ‘Connie’ Badstuebner

Jane Constance ‘Connie’ Badstuebner

Passed on: 06/04/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Jane Constance ‘Connie’ Badstuebner, age 78, passed away peacefully at the Baddeck Hospital on April 6, 2018 after a short illness. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Clara (Cameron) Boudreau. Connie spent most of her adult life in New York where she raised two wonderful sons and carried on a career as a...

Maurice 'Moe' Ashton

Maurice 'Moe' Ashton

Passed on: 02/04/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Maurice ‘Moe’ passed on April 2, 2018 in palliative care at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital at the age of 78. He was born in England and was the son of (the late) Frank and Hilda (Heap) Ashton. He was active in minor hockey, loved to fish and spend time gardening. Moe loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. Other...

Gordon Christie MacKenzie

Gordon Christie MacKenzie

Born: 15/07/1919

Passed on: 25/03/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With sadness we regret the passing of Gordon Christie MacKenzie at Alderwood Guest Home, Baddeck on March 25, 2018. Born July 15, 1919 the son of the late Adam and Agnes (MacLeod) MacKenzie at Boularderie Centre. Gordon spent his working years as a farmer, Mate on Ross’ Ferry and Canadian National Railway North Sydney and Sydney. He was a...

Elizabeth (Betty)  Sisnett (RN)

Elizabeth (Betty) Sisnett (RN)

Passed on: 07/02/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the passing of Elizabeth (Betty) M. Sisnett, age 80, on February 7, 2018 at the QEII Hospital in Halifax. Born in Sydney Mines on October 30,1937, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Ada (Bowen) Gordon. Betty graduated in 1959 from St. Elizabeth School of Nursing, as an RN. She...

Anna Elizabeth Nicholson

Anna Elizabeth Nicholson

Passed on: 04/02/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Anna Elizabeth Nicholson, age 91, passed peacefully surrounded by her family at Alderwood Rest Home on February 4, 2018. Anna was born in Baddeck, NS in 1926, daughter of the late Angus and Winnie MacLeod. After high school, Anna worked in Halifax for 2 years with the Department of Education before entering nursing school. She graduated from...

John William (Bill)  Fraser

John William (Bill) Fraser

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

John William (Bill) Fraser, 71 years old of Baddeck Nova Scotia, died January 17, 2018 in Sydney, NS of Respiratory arrest. Born in Pictou, he was the son of the late Roy Fraser, New Glasgow, and Frances Cameron, Pictou. He is survived by his sister, Lorna (Surrey, BC), her husband Phillip Mariani, their daughter Francesca (Montreal, QC), as...

John Donald (Jack)  Morrison

John Donald (Jack) Morrison

Passed on: 12/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

John Donald (Jack) Morrison of Baddeck Bay passed away peacefully Friday, January 12, 2018 at Alderwood Rest Home. Born May 10, 1940 Jack was the son of the late Ranold and Annie (nee MacPhee) of Baddeck Bay. Jack grew up in Baddeck Bay and later lived in Halifax, Truro, New Glasgow and a short time in Boston, MA. 36 years ago Jack, with his...

Mae (MacDonald)  Montgomery

Mae (MacDonald) Montgomery

Passed on: 30/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Mae (MacDonald) Montgomery passed away peacefully on December 30, 2017 just days past her 95th birthday. She was surrounded by family and friends which were her joy and comfort. Mae was born on the Meadow Road, the fourth child of Charlie and Maggie MacDonald’s family of eight. Like most of the women of her generation, Mae’s life revolved...

James McLeod (Bae)  Ryan

James McLeod (Bae) Ryan

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

James McLeod (Bae) Ryan, 73, of Baddeck, Nova Scotia, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Victoria County Memorial Hospital. Born and raised in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia to the late James and Philomena (MacDonald) Ryan, he lived his life throughout the Maritimes, settling in Baddeck with his family in 1977. Jim was...

Anna Mae Buchanan

Anna Mae Buchanan

Passed on: 13/10/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Anna Mae Buchanan, 102, died peacefully Friday, October 13, 2017, at Alderwood Rest Home in Baddeck. Born at Glen Tosh in 1914, she was the daughter of the late Murdock H. and Katie Ann (MacDonald) Matheson. A lifelong resident of Glen Tosh/South Haven, Mae’s focus in life was her family, community, and church. Mae was a loving wife,...

Margaret Virginia  Fownes

Margaret Virginia Fownes

Passed on: 14/10/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Margaret Virginia Fownes, née Lynds, died at home in Baddeck, in her 100th year with her family by her side on October 14, 2017. Margie was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was cherished by all who were close to her. She was a member of Greenwood United Church and longtime active member of the U.C.W. She is...

Thomas James  KEARNEY

Thomas James KEARNEY

Born: 13/03/1998

Passed on: 14/08/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With broken hearts we announce the sudden passing at home, of Thomas James Kearney, 19, of Tarbot, on Monday August 14, 2017. “Thoma” as he was known to those closest to him, was born on March 13, 1998 in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. He grew up largely in Tarbot, and was at his happiest there, surrounded by those he loved most. Left to mourn...

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