401 announcements for V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home (New Waterford)

Mary 'Mookie'  McMullin

Mary 'Mookie' McMullin

Passed on: 26/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We, the family, regret to announce the passing of Mary 'Mookie' McMullin, 82, of New Waterford at the Northside Community Guest Home on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Margaret (MacKenzie) Burns. Mookie was a member of Mount Carmel Church, currently the Parish Church of St. Leonard....

Starlette Brenda (Bailey) (Cousins) Thomas

Starlette Brenda (Bailey) (Cousins) Thomas

Passed on: 26/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of our special angel, Starlette Thomas, 44, of New Waterford on Feb. 26, 2015, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Starlette was a skilled hairdresser and graduate of Breton Beauty College in Sydney. She had a unique creative flare that was evident in her personality...

Neil 'Nicky'  MacDonald

Neil 'Nicky' MacDonald

Born: 08/11/1948

Passed on: 24/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear husband, father, brother, and friend on Feb. 24, 2015 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, with his family at his side. He was born in Glace Bay to the late Charles J. MacDonald and Catherine MacNeil. Neil is survived by his wife, Alana; sons, Troy (Debbie), Lingan,...

Alexandra 'Sandy' Young

Alexandra 'Sandy' Young

Passed on: 18/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We, the family, regret to announce the passing of Sandy Young, 64, of New Waterford on Feb. 18, 2015, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Elza (Aitkens) Gillis. She was a member of the former Mount Carmel parish, currently the Parish Church of St. Leonard. For many...

Margaret (MacArthur)  Aucoin

Margaret (MacArthur) Aucoin

Born: 25/03/1924

Passed on: 07/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of our dear sister, aunt and friend, Margaret Aucoin (formerly of 342 Convent St.), on Saturday, Feb. 7,2015 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Unit 3B. Born in Grand Mira, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Alex and Theresa (MacKinnon) MacArthur. Margaret was a member...

Lloyd  Gillis

Lloyd Gillis

Passed on: 16/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Lloyd Gillis passed away peacefully in the Mahone Bay Nursing Home, the morning of Feb. 16, 2015. Born in New Waterford, Cape Breton, he was a son of the late Angus and Jesse (MacDonald) Gillis. Cape Breton was where his heart lived. A boxer, lover of jazz and a longtime member of the New Waterford police department, he was a big man with a big...

Eileen Whalen

Eileen Whalen

Born: 20/10/1934

Passed on: 13/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness, that we the children of Eileen Whalen announce her passing. Mom passed away with her family by her side on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. The eldest of 11 children, she was born in Glace Bay the daughter of the late Robert and Sophie (Phillips) Stubbert of Gardiner Mines. Eileen was a...

Josephine 'Josie' MacKinnon

Josephine 'Josie' MacKinnon

Passed on: 13/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Josie MacKinnon, the last surviving member of her immediate family, on February 13, 2015 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Sydney, she was the wife of the late Charles MacKinnon and daughter of the late Matthew and Margaret (Fanning) Murphy. Josie is survived by her...

Alexander Joseph  MacKenzie

Alexander Joseph MacKenzie

Born: 28/03/1921

Passed on: 07/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We are saddened to announce the loss of a great man, father, brother, grandfather, hero and storyteller at the age of 93. The family of Alexander announces with the deepest sadness of his passing. Alexander Joseph MacKenzie was born March 28, 1921 in St. Rose, Inverness County to the late Neil Charles and Katie Flora (McNeil) MacKenzie. As a...

Catherine 'Katie' (Poirier) Roach

Catherine 'Katie' (Poirier) Roach

Passed on: 03/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Catherine 'Katie' Roach, 94, of Maple Hill Manor, New Waterford, on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at the Manor. Born in Cheticamp, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Aucoin) Poirier. Katie was a member of the former Mount Carmel Parish, currently the Parish Church of St....

Francis Joseph 'Frank'  Jones

Francis Joseph 'Frank' Jones

Passed on: 02/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Francis Joseph 'Frank' Jones, 85, on Feb. 2, 2015 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, N.S. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late William and Catherine Jones. In earlier years, Frank drove for both Kim's and Midway Taxi in town and at one time was employed at a...

Joan Loretta (Head)  McIsaac

Joan Loretta (Head) McIsaac

Passed on: 29/01/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts that we say goodbye to our mother, Joan Loretta (Head) McIsaac. Joan passed quietly on Jan. 29, 2015, surrounded by her devoted family at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, Joan was the beloved wife of the late Francis McIsaac and daughter of the late Daniel and Alice (Roper) Head. Mom...

Bernadette MacDonald (nee Campbell)

Bernadette MacDonald (nee Campbell)

Passed on: 19/01/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

After a long life lived well, our mother, Bernie MacDonald passed away peacefully on Jan. 19th, 2015 at Seaview Manor in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. Bernie was a former resident of St. Agnes Ave. and a proud member of the former St. Agnes Parish in New Waterford. She was the youngest of her family and the last surviving member. Bernie was 98 years...

Nancy Colleen  Jones

Nancy Colleen Jones

Passed on: 15/01/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Nancy Jones of New Waterford passed away peacefully on Jan. 15, 2015, in New Waterford Hospital. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret (Campbell) Smith. She is survived by sons, Kirk (Beth Brunet) and Adam (Clare Kibyuk) and grandson, Thomas. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother,...

Nancy Colleen  Jones

Nancy Colleen Jones

Passed on: 15/01/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Nancy Colleen Jones, 62, of New Waterford, passed away Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Funeral arrangements, under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford, are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at:...

Patrick 'Pat' Joseph Aucoin

Patrick 'Pat' Joseph Aucoin

Passed in: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Passed on: 10/01/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With heavy hearts we regret to announce the sudden passing of Patrick Aucoin on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alta. Born in New Waterford, Pat was the son of the late Edward and Elizabeth 'Lizzy Mae' (Deveaux) Aucoin. Pat attended Mount Carmel School and at the age of 18 left New Waterford to join the Royal Canadian...

Eddie Tighe

Eddie Tighe

Passed on: 12/01/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and true friend, Eddie Tighe, on Jan. 12, 2015. Born in New Victoria, he was the son of the late Jack and Willena (Turnbull) Tighe on Nov. 6, 1932. Eddie loved to watch his Toronto Maple Leafs, especially when...

Lucy Genevieve Gorman

Lucy Genevieve Gorman

Born: 27/12/1921

Passed on: 02/01/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family announce the passing of Lucy Genevieve Gorman (nee Rose), at the age of 93. Lucy passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at the Glace Bay Hospital, where she had been receiving care since the spring of 2014. Born in New Waterford, Dec. 27, 1921, she was the youngest daughter of the late...

William Joseph 'Billy'  Power

William Joseph 'Billy' Power

Born: 07/03/1939

Passed on: 01/01/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with many tears and deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Billy Power at his sister’s home on Jan. 1, 2015, surrounded by members of his family. Billy was born on March 7, 1939, in New Waterford, N.S. He was the eldest son of William Joseph Power and Amanda (Carew) Power and stepson of Honora (Stapleton) Power. Billy...

John James 'Jim' Edwards

John James 'Jim' Edwards

Passed on: 22/12/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

A much loved Papa, Jim Edwards, passed away Dec. 22, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family. Granddaughters Megan, Madison, Abby and Gracie will miss picking berries, playing hopscotch, softball, drawing on the driveway and swimming with their Papa. Jim started working in No. 12 mine at the tender age of 16 and he retired from Lingan...

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