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

Ronald Francis 'Rannie' MacDonald

Ronald Francis 'Rannie' MacDonald

Passed on: 28/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Ronald Francis 'Rannie' MacDonald, 91, of New Waterford on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at home with his loving family by his side. Born in Boston, Mass., he was a son of the late Neil R. and Mary (MacPhee) MacDonald. Rannie was a member of the former St. Agnes Parish, currently the...

Lillian Winnifred  Blewer

Lillian Winnifred Blewer

Passed on: 26/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Lillian Blewer, 83, of Scotchtown, on March 26, 2015 at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Pearl MacLeod. Lillian was a member of Calvin United Church and Scotchtown Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxilliary. She enjoyed...

Dr. Mary E.  Lynk

Dr. Mary E. Lynk

Passed on: 15/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that the family and friends of Dr. Mary Elizabeth Lynk announce her peaceful passing at home on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Mary E. was the only child of the late Norman and Ada (MacLeod) Lynk. She was born in Glace Bay and graduated from Morrison High. She excelled in Girl Guides, obtaining her All Round Cord and...

Mary Irene Pettigrew

Mary Irene Pettigrew

Passed on: 17/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Mary Irene Pettigrew, 68, of New Waterford passed away peacefully in Halifax, March 17, 2015 surrounded by her family. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late John 'Red' 'Buddy' Sr. and Gladys (Mason) Fortune. In younger years, Irene had a love of baseball, especially the local games, which earned her the name 'High Pockets'....

Stephanie Ann (Jobe) MacCormick

Stephanie Ann (Jobe) MacCormick

Passed on: 16/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We regret to announce the sudden passing of a loving wife, stepmother, sister, and aunt, Stephanie (Jobe) MacCormick, 52, of James St, River Ryan on Monday, March 16, 2015, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Stephanie passed away after a short illness with her loving husband by her side. Born in Neil's Harbour, she was a daughter...

Dr. Mary E. Lynk

Dr. Mary E. Lynk

Passed on: 15/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Dr. Mary E. Lynk, 69, of New Waterford passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015 at home. Visitation will be held Friday, Mar. 20, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral service will take place Saturday, March 21 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Duncan Roach officiating. The full...

Stanley G.  Stepaniak

Stanley G. Stepaniak

Born: 05/01/1921

Passed on: 14/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Stanley G. Stepaniak, 94, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2015 at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital after a brief illness. He was born Jan. 5, 1921 in New Waterford to Albert Stepaniak and Victoria (Novak) Stepaniak. He was a member of the Parish of St. Leonard, New Waterford, formerly of St. Michael’s Parish, Scotchtown. Stanley...

Mary 'Rhodena' Ling

Mary 'Rhodena' Ling

Passed on: 13/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Rhodina Ling, 91, of New Waterford on March 13, 2015 at New Waterford Hospital. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late James and Veronica (MacPherson) Gardiner. Rhodina retired after 43 years in the pharmacy department of New Waterford Hospital. She was a member of Mount...

William 'Bill' Stuart Desin

William 'Bill' Stuart Desin

Passed on: 13/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we, the family, announce the passing of a loving husband, father and grandfather, William Stuart Desin, 68, of New Waterford on March 13, 2015, at New Waterford Hospital surrounded by his family and friends. Born April 2, 1946 in Westfield, New York and formerly of Florida and Pennsylvania, he moved to New Waterford in 2002...

Stanley Stepaniak

Stanley Stepaniak

Passed on: 14/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Stanley Stepaniak, 94, of New Waterford, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2015, at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced in Tuesday’s edition of the Cape Breton Post. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.vjmcgillivray.ca.

John Ronald 'Ripper' MacDonald

John Ronald 'Ripper' MacDonald

Born In: Inverness, Canada

Passed on: 08/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the sudden passing of John Ronald 'Ripper' MacDonald, 80, of New Waterford, N.S., on Sunday, March 8, 2015, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Inverness, he was a son of the late John C. and Catherine MacDonald. John left New Waterford at a young age and travelled to...

Kathleen 'Kay' Boudreau

Kathleen 'Kay' Boudreau

Passed on: 08/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Kathleen 'Kay' Boudreau, 79, of New Waterford on March 8, 2015 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Euphrasia (Petrie) Ellsworth. Kay was a member of Mount Carmel Parish, currently the Parish Church of...

Rhodena MacNeil

Rhodena MacNeil

Passed on: 09/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with saddened hearts we announce the passing of Rodena MacNeil, 83, of Maple Hill Manor, New Waterford, on Monday, March 9 , 2015, at the Manor. Born in Gardiner Mines, she was a daughter of the late Angus and Jane (Andrews) Mackie. Rodena was a member of Mount Carmel Parish, currently the Parish Church of St. Leonard. In earlier years...

Leona Chiasson

Leona Chiasson

Born: 04/11/1914

Passed on: 06/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With saddened hearts, we the family of Leona Chiasson, mourn the loss of a very special, wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Leona passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully on Friday, March 6, 2015, under the tender loving care of the staff and management at the MacGillivray Guest Home, Sydney,...

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...

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