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

Mary Agnes MacDonald

Mary Agnes MacDonald

Born: 01/03/1933

Passed on: 12/07/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. Mary Agnes MacDonald passed away with her loving family at her side, Saturday, July 12, 2014, at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Waterford, March 1, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Neil and Helen...

Robert 'Wayne'  Lewis

Robert 'Wayne' Lewis

Born: 15/02/1939

Passed on: 07/07/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With saddened hearts we, the family, announce the passing of Robert 'Wayne' Lewis on July 7, 2014 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford on Feb. 15, 1939, he was a son of the late George and Rhoda (Wilson) Lewis. He is survived by his loving wife, Geraldine (Livingstone); daughter, Arlene Nickituk (Paul); sons,...

Charles 'Ripper' Romard

Charles 'Ripper' Romard

Born: 09/09/1928

Passed on: 07/07/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts that we, the family of Charles Joseph 'Ripper' Romard, wish to announce his passing on Monday, July 7, 2014 at Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney. He was born in New Waterford on Sept. 9, 1928 to the late Steve and Josephine (White) Romard. He is survived by his sons, Steve (Catherine), Hilary (Brenda), Francis...

Sophie Victoria Jones

Sophie Victoria Jones

Passed on: 04/07/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts we wish to announce the passing of our dear mother and wife, Sophie, on July 4, 2014 at New Waterford Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Angela (Sweda) Michalik of Glace Bay. Sophie worked in Phalen Bakery, Glace Bay, and Maple Hill Manor, New Waterford where she left behind many...

Mary Norma MacNeil

Mary Norma MacNeil

Passed on: 04/07/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness and a deep sense of loss that we share the news of the passing of our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, "Nanni Norma," at her home in New Victoria on Friday, July 4, 2014. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Jennie and James Baldwin and was raised in the well known "12" neighborhood of...

Patrick Sheldon Sampson

Patrick Sheldon Sampson

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Patrick Sampson, 67, of New Waterford on July 2, 2014. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late James and Veronica (MacNeil) Sampson. Patrick was employed at the Bras d'Or Lakes Campground, Baddeck for the past 10 years. He truly enjoyed working there and considered his co-workers...

Sarah Ellen 'Sadie' Blackwood

Sarah Ellen 'Sadie' Blackwood

Passed on: 02/07/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Sarah Ellen 'Sadie' Blackwood, 89, of Ellsworth Avenue, New Waterford, passed away July 2, 2014, at home. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Peter George and Edith Eileen (MacNeil) MacKinnon. Sadie was a member of the former St. Agnes Church, currently the Parish Church of St. Leonard. In earlier years, she was employed with...

Henriette 'Hattie' Chiasson

Henriette 'Hattie' Chiasson

Passed on: 27/06/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother and dear friend, Hattie Chiasson. She passed away June 27, 2014 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Petit Etang, she was a daughter of the late Simon and Mathilde (Poirier) LeBlanc. Hattie was a...

George David Ramsay

George David Ramsay

Passed on: 10/06/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the passing of George Ramsay, 66, of New Waterford, on June 10, 2014, at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Scotchtown, he was a son of the late George and Helen (Smith) Ramsay. George spent many years in Massachusetts, USA, later returning in 1977 to raise his family in New Waterford. George was a...

Margaret 'Peggy' Rutledge

Margaret 'Peggy' Rutledge

Passed on: 08/06/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Margaret 'Peggy' Rutledge, 83, of New Waterford on June 8, 2014, at Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney, N.S. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Hector and Katie (MacNeil) MacNeil. In earlier years Peggy was employed with Nova Lite and Deluxe Dry Cleaners. Later, she worked...

Anita Lee

Anita Lee

Passed on: 08/06/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts we the children and grandchildren of Anita Eileen (Feit) Lee announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother and grandmother, on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at home surrounded by those she loved exactly as she had wished, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the tender young age of 67. Born in River Ryan to Mathias...

Daniel Graham Gouthro

Daniel Graham Gouthro

Born In: Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada

Passed in: Scotchtown, Canada
Passed on: 30/05/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Daniel Gouthro, 73, of Scotchtown on May 30, 2014, at home. Born in Kirkland Lake, Ont., he was a son of the late Daniel Graham and Willena (Currie) Gouthro. 'Danny Boy' was a retired miner who enjoyed giving back to his community. He was a board member with the New Waterford Credit Union and spent...

Darlene Ashburn

Darlene Ashburn

Passed on: 30/05/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with saddened hearts we announce the passing of Darlene (Tighe) Ashburn, 54, of New Victoria, on May 30, 2014 at the QE II, VG Site, Halifax, N.S. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of John 'Jack' Tighe and the late Carmel (Parr) Tighe. Darlene was a member of the former St. Agnes Church, currently the Parish Church of St....

John (McBride)  Coish

John (McBride) Coish

Born In: Montreal, Canada

Passed on: 29/05/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the passing of John Coish, 64, of New Victoria on May 29, 2014 at home. Born in Montreal, he was the only son of the late Pearl (Coish) McBride. John was an auto mechanic all his life working in various gargages throughout Sydney. When he couldn't do the physical work, he helped many by sharing his knowledge....

Gregory Francis O'Connor

Gregory Francis O'Connor

Passed on: 28/05/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with saddened hearts we announce the passing of Gregory Francis O'Connor, 81, of New Waterford, on May 28, 2014, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Wilmot O'Connor, who died in a mining accident when Greg was five years old, and Lucy MacDonald. Greg was a draftsman with Devco for...

Ernestina Primina Nearing

Ernestina Primina Nearing

Passed on: 25/05/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with saddened hearts we announce the passing of Ernestina Primina Nearing, 95, of Maple Hill Manor on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the Manor. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Giovanni and Guithia (Rassolini) Pozzebon. Ernestina was a member of the Parish Church of St. Leonard, New Waterford. She was one of the first...

Jean Mae Cameron

Jean Mae Cameron

Passed on: 23/05/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our loving aunt, grandmother and great grandmother, Jean Mae Cameron. Jean passed away at Victoria Haven Nursing Home, Glace Bay on May 23, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in River Ryan, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Belle (Mac Donald)...

Gordon James ‘Gordie’  Longphee Jr.

Gordon James ‘Gordie’ Longphee Jr.

Passed in: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: 17/05/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Gordie Longphee Jr. who passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Halifax, was also survived by a stepbrother, Neil McIsaac, stepnephew, Adam and four stepnieces, Amanda, Robyn, Katie and Jessie. The funeral will be held Friday, May 23rd at 10 a.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Chapel, New Waterford. The full obituary can be viewed at:...

Beryl Mavis MacKay

Beryl Mavis MacKay

Passed on: 17/05/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we the family announce the passing of Beryl MacKay, 84, of New Waterford on May 17, 2014, at Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Dan and Marion (MacDonald) Campbell. Beryl was a member of Calvin United Church, New Waterford. She worked for over 40 years in furniture...

Gordon 'Gordie' Jr. Longphee

Gordon 'Gordie' Jr. Longphee

Passed on: 17/05/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Gordie Longphee age 56 of Quest Rehabilitation Centre, Lower Sackville passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the QE 2 Hospital, Halifax. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Gordon and Carmel (McDonald) Longphee. Gordie loved listening to music; his favourite hymns were Danny Boy and Out on the Mira. Gordie enjoyed going for...

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