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

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...

Brian Patrick Marusiak

Brian Patrick Marusiak

Passed on: 16/12/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sorrow that we, the family, announce the passing of our son, brother, uncle and friend, Brian Patrick Marusiak, 44, of New Waterford on Dec. 16, 2014, at his home in Rothesay, N.B. Born in Sydney, he was a son of Linda (Kane) McIsaac and the late Brian Marusiak. Brian was employed as a manager at Papa John's Restaurant in...

Francis 'Geekers'  MacLean

Francis 'Geekers' MacLean

Passed on: 15/12/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Dec. 15, 2014 was a very sad day for our family as God called home our beloved Francis 'Geekers', a caring husband to Evelyn (Roper), amazing father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Francis was born and raised in New Waterford, the son of Frank and Jessie (Kavanaugh) MacLean. Anyone who knew Francis was drawn in by his infectious smile...

Harvey T. Ross

Harvey T. Ross

Passed on: 13/12/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Harvey Ross, 77, of River Ryan on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at home. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Tom and Agnes (Corrigan) Ross. Harvey was a member of Calvin United Church, New Waterford. He worked for 34 years in numerous coal mines throughout the area as...

Pearl Ivy (Burke) McIsaac

Pearl Ivy (Burke) McIsaac

Born: 16/07/1921

Passed on: 10/12/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With broken hearts we regret to announce the passing of our precious mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, Pearl McIsaac on Dec. 10, 2014, at home. Born July 16, 1921, in Lingan, she was a daughter of the late Felix and Henrietta (Langley) Burke. Pearl was a member of the former St. Joseph's parish, Lingan, currently the Parish...

Mary Catherine 'Kay' Davidson

Mary Catherine 'Kay' Davidson

Passed on: 05/12/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Mary Catherine 'Kay' Davidson (nee Bruleigh) at the age of 84. Kay was surrounded by her family when she passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 at Celtic Court in Sydney, where she received the ultimate care and friendship from the staff for the past five years of her...

Regis Angus McDonald

Regis Angus McDonald

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Regis McDonald, who passed away Dec. 4, 2014, is also survived by a daughter-in-law, Irene, of Moncton, N.B. The funeral mass for Regis will be celebrated on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, New Waterford. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.vjmcgillivray.ca.

Regis Angus  McDonald

Regis Angus McDonald

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We regret to announce the passing of our husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather, Regis Angus McDonald, who passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 4, 2014. Regis was born in New Waterford on June 15, 1926, the son of the late Neil and Helen McDonald and was a member of St. Leonard’s parish. Regis worked...

Wiliam 'Bee George'  Desrosiers

Wiliam 'Bee George' Desrosiers

Passed on: 03/12/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sorrow that we, the family, announce the passing of our father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, William 'Bee George' Desrosiers, 84, of New Waterford on Dec. 3, 2014 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Francis and Mary Elizabeth (Kendall) Desrosiers. Bee George...

David Lionel  Petrie

David Lionel Petrie

Passed on: 28/11/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of David Lionel Petrie, 60, of St. Peter's, formerly of New Waterford, on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at home. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of Joseph Petrie and the late Agnes (Hutchison) Petrie. David was a member of the former St. Agnes parish, New Waterford. A graduate of BEC,...

Agnes (Hutchison)  Petrie

Agnes (Hutchison) Petrie

Passed on: 23/11/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Agnes Petrie, 92, of New Waterford on Nov. 23, 2014 at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Ellen McDougall. Agnes was a woman of great faith and was a choir member at the former St. Agnes parish. She was also a member of...

Hector MacNeil

Hector MacNeil

Passed on: 01/11/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sorrow that we, the family, announce the passing of Hector MacNeil, 67, of New Waterford on Nov. 1, 2014 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Low Point, he was a son of the late John O. and Mary (Sheppard) MacNeil. Hector was a member of St. Joseph Church, New Victoria, currently the Parish Church of St....

Joan Arlene MacMillan

Joan Arlene MacMillan

Passed on: 31/10/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Joan Arlene MacMillan, 73, of New Waterford on October 31, 2014, at home. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Bernadette 'Bernie' (Boudreau) MacMillan. Joan was employed with the federal government in Manpower and Immigration for 32 years until...

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