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

Oblena  Leudee

Oblena Leudee

Born: 17/06/1941

Passed on: 28/08/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family of the late Oblena Luedee of Hinchey Ave. and a former longtime resident of Wood Avenue, New Waterford, announce her peaceful passing on Aug. 28, 2015 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, N.S. Mary Oblena (Watson) Luedee was born in New Waterford on June 17, 1941 to Oswald and Mary (Martin)...

Neil Edward MacPherson

Neil Edward MacPherson

Passed on: 23/08/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Neil Edward MacPherson, 71, of Scotchtown, at home on Aug. 23, 2015. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Frank and Annie (MacIntyre) MacPherson. Neil was a King Lion and lifetime member of the New Waterford Lions Club. He enjoyed playing darts and cards, as well as...

Yvonne Francoise Poirier

Yvonne Francoise Poirier

Passed on: 11/08/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

One of God's gentlest souls, Yvonne Poirier, 96, passed away Aug. 11, 2015 at the Maple Hill Manor, New Waterford. Born in Cheticamp, she was a daughter of the late Joe and Cecile (Doucet) Deveau. Yvonne was a devout Catholic and member of the Parish Church of St. Leonard, formerly Mount Carmel Church, New Waterford. She spent most of her days...

Violet 'Girlie'  Gillis

Violet 'Girlie' Gillis

Born: 23/02/1935

Passed in: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: 17/08/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Violet 'Girlie' Gillis, aged 80, on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 at the Queen Elizabeth Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, with her loving family by her side. She was born in New Victoria, N.S., on Feb. 23, 1935 to the late Leo and Caroline (MacKay) McKenna and raised by the late Francis and Mary...

Mary Cora  Head

Mary Cora Head

Passed on: 15/08/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deepest sorrow, we announce the peaceful passing of our mother, Mary Cora (Butts) Head, 85 on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 at Maple Hill Manor with her family and best friend, Etta Head by her side. Born in New Waterford, Cora was the daughter of the late Ronald and Gladys (Butt) Butts. Cora was a very compassionate lady. She enjoyed...

Christina 'Tiny' MacDonald

Christina 'Tiny' MacDonald

Passed on: 10/08/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We, the family of Christina 'Tiny' MacDonald regret to announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend after a brief illness on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 at the age of 94 at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital, with her loving family by her side. Tiny attended Mt. Carmel and graduated from Central...

Yvonne Marie (Cooke) Anderson

Yvonne Marie (Cooke) Anderson

Passed on: 09/08/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Yvonne Marie (Cooke) Anderson, 74, of New Victoria. Marie passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015 after a brief illness at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Nina Josephine (Lynch) Cooke....

Christina 'Tiny'  MacDonald

Christina 'Tiny' MacDonald

Passed on: 10/08/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Longtime teacher, Christina 'Tiny' MacDonald, age 94 of New Waterford, passed away Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 at the New Waterford Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford.

Harry Richard  Barrington Sr.

Harry Richard Barrington Sr.

Passed on: 06/08/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Harry Richard Barrington, 95, of New Waterford, passed away peacefully in the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital on Aug. 6, 2015, with his family at his side. Born in Whitney Pier, he was a son of the late John R. Barrington and Mary Ann (Sparling) Barrington and a loving father to sons, Harry (Pat), Stevensville, Ont., Lennie (Gail), New...

Marilyn 'Bucky'  Ryan

Marilyn 'Bucky' Ryan

Born: 06/09/1934

Passed on: 05/08/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sorrow we announce the passing of our dear mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Marilyn 'Bucky' Ryan on Aug. 5, 2015 at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Sydney, Sept. 6, 1934, she was a daughter of the late George and Mae (Beach) Wambolt. She resided in Sydney until she married the love of...

Anne Michelle  Curtis

Anne Michelle Curtis

Born In: Hinton, Alberta, Canada

Passed on: 02/08/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We, the family of Anne Michelle Curtis, 45, of Lingan, regret to announce the untimely passing of our daughter, wife, mother, sister and friend on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. Born in Hinton Alta., to Glenn and Diane White, Michelle was a graduate of Breton Education Centre in New Waterford in 1988. Michelle continued her studies at the Halifax...

Henry 'Heinie' Meery

Henry 'Heinie' Meery

Passed on: 29/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Henry Meery, age 91 on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at the New Waterford Hospital. Born in New Waterford, Henry was the son of the late George and Helena (Stomal) Meery. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Henry was a proud coal miner; working 40 years in No. 18, 12, 26...

Henry ‘Heinie’  Meery

Henry ‘Heinie’ Meery

Passed on: 29/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Henry Meery, age 91 of River Ryan passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at the New Waterford Hospital. The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, New Waterford. Online condolences at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.

Terrance 'Junior'  McIntosh

Terrance 'Junior' McIntosh

Passed on: 26/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Terrance ‘Junior’ McIntosh, age 73, passed away at home in New Waterford on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Terrance and Marguerite (Hennesey) McIntosh. Terrance served in the Canadian Military with the Black Watch. While stationed in Germany he met his future wife, Maria from Holland. Junior worked...

Willena Marie 'Lena'  Sheppard

Willena Marie 'Lena' Sheppard

Passed on: 25/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Willena Marie 'Lena' Sheppard, age 73 of Victoria Mines passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the New Waterford Hospital, with her loving family by her side. Born in New Waterford, Willena was a very humble and selfless woman. She enjoyed all the simple things in life; berry picking, crossword puzzles, reading, etc. In earlier years, Lena...

James 'Jim' Barry

James 'Jim' Barry

Passed on: 19/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the passing of James 'Jim' Barry on Sunday, July 19, 2015, at the New Waterford Hospital. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late John 'Jack' and Sarah Jane (Nearing) Barry. Jim served in the army for a while and later went on to work at No. 16 Colliery. After leaving the coal mine he worked as a self...

Beatrice Laura Chiasson

Beatrice Laura Chiasson

Passed on: 20/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Laura Chiasson, age 90, a longtime resident of Thompson Street, New Waterford passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the New Waterford Hospital. Born in Cheticamp, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Annie (LeFort) Muise. Laura loved playing cards and socializing with her many friends. She was a kind and gentle lady who had a great...

George Thomas 'Bubber' Lees

George Thomas 'Bubber' Lees

Passed on: 15/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of George Lees, 77, of River Ryan on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Richard 'Dick' and Sadie (Boutilier) Lees. George worked in a number of mines in the area and the Round House in Glace Bay. He retired...

Margaret 'Peggy'  O'Connell

Margaret 'Peggy' O'Connell

Passed on: 13/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Peggy O’Connell, 86, of New Waterford, at Oceanview Manor, Eastern Passage, N.S. on July 13, 2015. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late John and Cassie MacLellan. Peggy moved to Norwood, Mass. in 1958, where she raised her family before moving back to New...

Louisa Marion Roach

Louisa Marion Roach

Born In: Halifax, Canada

Passed on: 11/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Louise Marion Roach on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late John and Blanche (Pike) Moulton. Louise was an incredible and inspirational mother. Her life revolved around her whole family; family...

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