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

Mary Rosalie  Digero

Mary Rosalie Digero

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sorrow we announce the peaceful passing of Mary Rosalie Digero, age 86, on Thursday February 15, 2018 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born in New Waterford on May 13,1931, she was the daughter of the late Victor and Clenda (Kendell) Helle. She enjoyed many years with her late husband, Henry,...

Allan Joseph BORGAL

Allan Joseph BORGAL

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Allan passed away peacefully surrounded by his children, Cheryl MacNeil (Wayne), Karen Borgal (Ron Hoolwerf), Nadean Caulfield (Larry) and Andrew Borgal. Born in Glace Bay, Allan was a son of the late Allan and Edna Jean (Blackmore) Borgal. He was also predeceased by his loving wife, Josephine (nee Lee); sister, Jean, and brother, Sheldon....

Duncan G. ‘Jerry’ GARDINER

Duncan G. ‘Jerry’ GARDINER

Born: 02/09/1941

Passed on: 02/02/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With deep sorrow we announce the passing of Jerry on Feb. 2, 2018 with his loving wife and daughter, Kim, by his side. Loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Jerry was born in New Waterford Sept. 2, 1941 to the late Duncan and Rita (O’Quinn) Gardiner. Jerry attended Scottish concerts for about 30 years and later, started...

Catherine Ann 'Cathy'  Cormier

Catherine Ann 'Cathy' Cormier

Passed on: 21/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Catherine Ann 'Cathy' Cormier, age 60, on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax. Cathy was born in New Waterford and lived most of her life in Halifax, later retiring to Kingston, Nova Scotia. She was an early cancer survivor and went on to have a 32 year career...

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Poirier

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Poirier

Passed on: 12/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of a beautiful woman, Betty Poirier, 74, on January 12, 2018, at home, surrounded by her loving family. Born to Alex and Betty (Grant) MacDonald on May 23, 1943, Betty was the oldest of six girls and was a strong mentor to each of them throughout their lives. Betty received her Certified...

Sr. Mary Ann Chiasson

Sr. Mary Ann Chiasson

Passed on: 11/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Sister Mary Ann Chiasson, 91, of New Waterford on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at New Waterford Hospital. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Patrick D. and Mary Ellen (Gallant) Chiasson. Sister Mary Ann was professed in 1949 at Mount St. Vincent Mother House in Halifax. She...

William John "Jack" Head

William John "Jack" Head

Born: 28/08/1931

Passed on: 04/01/2018

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts that we, the family of William John “Jack” Head age 86 of New Waterford, announce his peaceful passing on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital surrounded by his loving family. The baby of his family, Jack was born in New Waterford on August 28, 1931 to his devoted parents Louisa...

Martin  Schwartz

Martin Schwartz

Passed on: 31/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that the family of William Martin Schwartz announces his passing, with his family beside him, at Northwood Ivany at Bedford after a brief illness, on Sunday, December 31, 2017, at the age of 96 years. He was born in Tanjore, Tamil Nadu, India. Martin was a lifelong learner and educator. He started his teaching career in...

LOUIS MERCER

LOUIS MERCER

Passed on: 28/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Louis Mercer, 89, of New Waterford, on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at the Maple Hill Manor. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Isaac and Mary Emma (Crane) Mercer. Louis worked in No.'s 16 and 12 Collieries for over 30 years. He was town councillor for several years...

Mary Josephine ‘Minnie' MacDonald

Mary Josephine ‘Minnie' MacDonald

Passed on: 24/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Mary Josephine 'Minnie' MacDonald, 80, of New Waterford on December 24, 2017 at the Maple Hill Manor. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Cornelius and Ivy (Mason) Hogan. Minnie was a former member of St. Agnes Parish, New Waterford and more recently, St....

Paul J. Newhook

Paul J. Newhook

Passed on: 11/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Paul J. Newhook, 69, of Scotchtown, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 at home. Born in Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Hazel Spencer. In earlier years, Paul served in the Canadian Armed Forces. He later became a self-employed carpenter until his retirement. Paul was an avid sports fan who loved following his number one team, the...

Murdock Ignatius Tomiczek

Murdock Ignatius Tomiczek

Passed on: 20/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Murdock Ignatius Tomiczek, age 77 at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Roderick and Matilda (MacIsaac) Tomiczek. Murdock worked as a coal miner in Lingan Colliery. He was a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs...

John Michael Chiasson

John Michael Chiasson

Passed on: 16/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of John Michael Chiasson, 77, of New Waterford on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Maple Hill Manor in New Waterford. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Henry and Annie (Lefort) Chiasson. John Michael was a teacher at Breton Education Centre for several years. He was also employed...

Clifford Slade

Clifford Slade

Passed on: 15/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Clifford Slade, 72, of New Waterford, at home on December 15, 2017. Born on Florence, NS, he was the son of the late William and Wilhelmina (Sutton) Slade. Clifford was employed with Devco Railway for 20 years. Surviving are a daughter, Wendy (Darren) Legere, Port Hawkesbury;...

Irma Hogan

Irma Hogan

Passed on: 03/12/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Irma Hogan, 87, of Sydney on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Mike and Veglia (Degiobbi) Hogan. Irma enjoyed bowling, making crafts, and loved her family, especially when her aunt, Stella...

Shirley (Drinovz) Nolan

Shirley (Drinovz) Nolan

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Shirley Nolan, 82, on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Glace Bay Hospital. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Sabine (Roach) and Albert Leblanc. In her early years, Shirley worked at Harry Gaum's store...

Theresa Elizabeth Dupe

Theresa Elizabeth Dupe

Passed on: 29/11/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Theresa Elizabeth Dupe, 69, on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Bobby and Mary Harte. In earlier years, Theresa enjoyed dancing at the Heather, walking, cooking and baking. Most of all,...

Thomas Clyde Head

Thomas Clyde Head

Passed on: 24/11/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Thomas Clyde Head, age 78, on Friday, November 24, 2017 with his family by his side at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Eli and Mary Eva (Lush) Head. Tom worked for 37 years in numbers 18 and 12, Lingan and Phalen coal mines. He...

Martha Gillis

Martha Gillis

Passed on: 21/11/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts we give back to God one of his most beautiful creations, Martha M. Gillis, on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Duncan and Mary Jennet (Hawley) Currie. Mom was a member of the Parish Church of St. Leonard, as well as at one time, an active member of the C.W.L. Her faith...

SHIRLEY LEADBEATER

SHIRLEY LEADBEATER

Born: 27/04/1938

Passed on: 14/11/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound sadness that we are announcing the peaceful passing of an exquisite, loving, amazing lady, Shirley Leadbeater, at the An Cala Unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. She was reunited with her family on the early morning of November 14, 2017. She was blessed to have her loving family and friends at her side. She...

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