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

Diane Strang

Diane Strang

Passed on: 30/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with a heavy heart and shaking hand that we write of the passing of our mother, Diane Strang. Surrounded by loved ones, Diane passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario. Born in New Waterford April 11, 1950 to the late Richard and Violet Woodland, Diane was raised and spent much of her life in...

Margaret (Poirier)  Finn

Margaret (Poirier) Finn

Passed on: 01/12/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The world is less fortunate today as we announce the passing of our kind and loving mother, Margaret Finn, who peacefully passed away on December 1, 2018 at Maple Hill Manor in New Waterford. Born on Cheticamp Island (La Pointe), Margaret was the daughter of the late Moise and Katie Mae (Deveaux) Poirier. She was a devoted member of the former...

Ernest 'Ernie' Bishop

Ernest 'Ernie' Bishop

Passed on: 25/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness we, the family of Ernie Bishop, 86, regret to announce his passing. Dad passed away peacefully on November 25, 2018 at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. He succumbed to complications following a stroke. Ernie is survived by his daughters, Debbie (Frankie Morrison), Patricia (Francis Grant), Ernie (Tricia...

Mary Theresa Meery

Mary Theresa Meery

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Florence Theresa Meery, age 91, on Friday, November 23, 2018, in the An Cala Palliative Care Unit at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, Florence was the daughter of the late Leo and Sarah (McDonald) Currie. She was the last surviving member of her immediate...

Franklin Ross MacLeod

Franklin Ross MacLeod

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Franklin Ross MacLeod, age 77, on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney, after a long road with Alzheimer's disease. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late John 'Hooker' and Loretta (Ross) MacLeod. Frank spent younger years in South Bar, later moving...

Joseph Michael Patrick  Larade

Joseph Michael Patrick Larade

Passed on: 16/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Joseph Michael Larade, age 88, passed away peacefully November 16, 2018 at Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney where he resided for the past 9 years. Joe was born in New Waterford March 12, 1930 to the late Simeon and Nora (Cathcart) Larade. He was a member of Mount Carmel Parish St Leonard’s and later St Anne’s Parish in Glace Bay. Joe...

Catherine Marie McMullin

Catherine Marie McMullin

Passed on: 14/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With broken hearts, we announce the peaceful passing of our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, Marie McMullin, 96, at home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Born in Ingonish, Mom was a daughter of the late David and Catherine (MacLennan) Gillis. Mom was a member of the former St. Agnes Parish,...

Gordon J. MacIsaac

Gordon J. MacIsaac

Passed on: 13/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Gordon J. MacIsaac, 85, of New Waterford, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at New Waterford Hospital. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late John Francis and Isabel (MacLean) MacIsaac. Gordon left school at the young age of 16 to work in the coal mines. He worked for many years in No.'s 16, 12 and Lingan Collieries until his...

Odette Marie Smith

Odette Marie Smith

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

New Victoria lost a cherished member of the community when Odette Smith (nee Hamilton) peacefully passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at the Cove Guest Home at the age of 94. Born in River Herbet on June 3, 1924, she moved to the community in 1945 and raised her family there with her husband Elliott. They married on July 3, 1944, in...

Daphne  Hopkins

Daphne Hopkins

Passed on: 01/11/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We regrettably announce the passing of Daphne Hopkins, 61, on November 1, 2018 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Daphne was a Girl Guide Leader, Camp Leader, Sunday School Teacher, and a Secretary/Treasurer for Home League and most recently served as a Soldier for the Salvation Army. Daphne was kind, generous and always put others ahead...

Lorraine Lamey

Lorraine Lamey

Passed on: 29/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

After a long life, we regret to announce the peaceful passing of Lorraine Marina Lamey, age 93, on Monday, October 29, 2018 at the Maple Hill Manor in New Waterford. Born in New Victoria on November 27, 1924, she was the eldest child of the late Guy and Tena Ratchford. She married George Lamey of New Victoria and they enjoyed 65 years of...

Leroy Lyons

Leroy Lyons

Passed on: 28/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Leroy Lyons, 65, passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 at Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Dan and Alice (Devison) Lyons. Leroy was a former maintenance worker at the Cape Breton Hospital, the Cape Breton Regional and New Waterford Hospital. He enjoyed working on old cars in his spare time. Surving...

Isheil Cameron

Isheil Cameron

Passed on: 10/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the passing of our beautiful daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Isheil Cameron, age 57, on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in An Cala Palliative Care at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of Sheila (O'Shea) Cameron and the late...

Brenda (MacLeod) Durdle

Brenda (MacLeod) Durdle

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Brenda (MacLeod) Durdle passed away peacefully October 7, 2018 at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital after a brief period of failing health. Her niece, Patricia, was by her side. She is survived by her husband, Bernie “Moe” Durdle and brother, Ross (Connie MacKinnon) MacLeod. Brenda was...

Shirley Marie  McDonald

Shirley Marie McDonald

Passed on: 05/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear mother, Shirley Marie McDonald, on October 5, 2018 at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Shirley was born on September 4, 1938 in Inverness, Cape Breton. She was the daughter of the late Neil Russell and Celia (MacEachern), both of Inverness. Shirley was predeceased by the...

Douglas Edward 'Dougie' MacLeod

Douglas Edward 'Dougie' MacLeod

Passed on: 24/10/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce that Douglas Edward 'Dougie' MacLeod, 83, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Fox Ridge Care Community in Brantford, Ontario. Born in Inverness, he was a son of the late Anthony 'Tony' and Alice Mae (McQuarrie) MacLeod. Dougie graduated from Dunstan University, P.E.I., in 1964...

Patricia "Patsy" CHIASSON

Patricia "Patsy" CHIASSON

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the passing of our loving Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Wife, Sister, and Friend. On the morning of Saturday, September 22, 2018, Patricia ‘Patsy’ Chiasson, passed away peacefully at home. Patsy leaves behind her loving husband, Bernard ‘Butch’ of 61 years. Born in Sydney,...

Raymond Francis Gillis

Raymond Francis Gillis

Passed on: 08/09/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of our beloved brother and friend, Raymond Francis Gillis, age 65, on September 8, 2018 at the New Waterford Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in New Waterford on December 28, 1952, he was the son of the late John Archie and Marguerite (Brady) Gillis. Raymond worked at the Horizon...

John ‘Jack’ Bryan Smith

John ‘Jack’ Bryan Smith

Passed on: 19/08/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, John ‘Jack’ Bryan Smith on August 19, 2018 at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital at the age of 73. Jack was born on May 11, 1945 to proud parents John and Mary (Copan) Smith. For over 25 years, Jack...

Joseph Raymond  Leforte

Joseph Raymond Leforte

Passed on: 14/06/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

A Funeral Mass of celebration for Joseph Leforte who passed away on June 14, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Ave., with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family...

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