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

Anthony 'Tony' Leudy

Anthony 'Tony' Leudy

Passed on: 16/04/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With heavy hearts we regret to announce the passing of Tony Leudy surrounded by his family at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital on April 16, 2014. Born in New Waterford, Tony was a son of the late John and Marie (Coakley) Leudy. Left to mourn are his wife of 45 years, Mary (Ley); sons Tony (Michelle) and Albert; grandchildren Brittany...

James 'Jimmy' Long

James 'Jimmy' Long

Passed on: 17/04/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of James Seaward 'Jimmy' Long, 72, a long-time Resident of Cape Breton Residential Society, Lamey's Lane New Victoria, on Thursday April 17, 2014, at New Waterford Hospital with his Caregivers at his side. Born in Sydney Mines, he was a son of the late Alice Long. Jimmy moved to Cape Breton...

Caroline 'Carrie' White

Caroline 'Carrie' White

Passed on: 10/04/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Caroline Alice 'Carrie' White, 86, of Seaview Manor, Glace Bay on April 10, 2014 at the manor. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late George and Alice Donovan. Carrie enjoyed playing bingo with the residents at Seaview manor. Surviving are daughter, Brenda (Irving) MacDougall;...

Leonard 'Len' Bailey

Leonard 'Len' Bailey

Born: 28/01/1938

Passed on: 08/04/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a dear husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Leonard Raymond 'Len' Bailey at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Born in New Waterford, N.S. on Jan. 28, 1938, Len was the youngest son of the late Hugh and...

Michael Horyl

Michael Horyl

Passed on: 06/04/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Michael Horyl on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family following a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in New Waterford, Michael was the youngest son of the late Stephen and Catherine (Podgursky) Horyl. He attended school in River Ryan and graduated from...

Douglas 'Dougie' Hall

Douglas 'Dougie' Hall

Passed on: 05/04/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Dougie Hall, age 52 of New Waterford, passed away on Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital after a short illness, surrounded by his loving family. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of Winnifred ‘Winnie’ (Slaney) Hall and the late John ‘Big Dan’ Hall. Dougie loved fishing, camping, playing poker and watching...

Helen Stik

Helen Stik

Born: 02/09/1921

Passed on: 04/04/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The family of Helen Stik is sad to announce her passing on April 4, 2014 at Maple Hill Manor in New Waterford. Born in Scotchtown on September 2, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Emil and Matilda (O’Bracey) Krolichek. Helen will be greatly missed by her three daughters Mary (Jim) Moore (Corner Brook, NL), Barbara (Louis) Ruelland (New...

Elizabeth (Drake) Tobin

Elizabeth (Drake) Tobin

Born: 04/01/1933

Passed on: 11/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

And the child asked God…I am so small and helpless; how will I live when you send me to earth today? And God said… Your angel will be waiting for you. Your angel will teach, love and protect you. Your angel will devote its life to you. The child asked, can you tell me my angel’s name? And God said… you will simply call her Mom. Boy, did...

Rose  MacKinnon

Rose MacKinnon

Passed on: 03/04/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With heavy hearts we regret to announce the sudden peaceful passing of Rose MacKinnon on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at the New Waterford Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born in New Waterford, Rose was the daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth ‘Lizzie May’ (Deveaux) Aucoin. Rose was a member of St. Leonard Church. She was a...

John Joseph 'Jack' Reid

John Joseph 'Jack' Reid

Passed on: 29/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of John Joseph 'Jack' Reid, 77, of New Waterford on March 29, 2014, at home. Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late John and Ann (Merlin) Reid. Jack was employed with LeVatte Construction, B&D Ready Mix, and more recently, the town of New Waterford. He was very active in...

George 'Cheddie' Hollingsworth

George 'Cheddie' Hollingsworth

Passed on: 27/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of George Chesley 'Cheddie' Hollingsworth, 72, of New Waterford on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Born in Sydney Mines, he was the son of the late Chesley & Margaret (Burton) Hollingsworth. Before Cheddie retired, he was employed by Devco from 1957-1992. Cheddie loved working in the...

Judith Ann 'Judy' (Mackie) O'Daye

Judith Ann 'Judy' (Mackie) O'Daye

Passed on: 18/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Judy O'Daye, 70, of New Waterford on Tuesday March 18, 2014. Born in Gardiner Mines, she was a daughter of the late Angus and Jane (Andrews) Mackie. Surviving are her husband, James O'Daye; twin brother, Jimmy (Mary), Gardiner Mines; sisters, Linda (Vince) Brunette, Gardiner Mines, Rodena MacNeil,...

Bernard Grant 'Bernie' Walsh

Bernard Grant 'Bernie' Walsh

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Bernard Grant 'Bernie' Walsh, 55, of River Ryan. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Ben and Jean (Downey) Walsh. Bernie was employed at Sobeys and later with Devco in Lingan Mine. He enjoyed gardening and being around animals, namely his pony, 'Buddy'. Bernie also...

Jim Tetford

Jim Tetford

Born In: Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Passed in: Canada

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

God paid another visit to our family on Thursday evening past. He fastened a beautiful pair of wings to Jim’s body and took him to Heaven. Knowing Jim - he double checked the knots. Jim was born in Harbour Grace, Nfld. in 1946. He was the first born of proud parents Annabelle (Taylor) and Frank Tetford and big brother to “his girls”...

Sarah 'Sadie' MacVarish

Sarah 'Sadie' MacVarish

Passed on: 20/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sad and heavy hearts that we announce the death of Sarah ‘Sadie’ MacVarish, 94 on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the Cove Guest Home, Sydney where she has been a resident since 2006. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late John and Flora (MacDougall) MacVarish. Sadie a long time resident of Baker Street, New...

William Herbert David 'Dave' Wade

William Herbert David 'Dave' Wade

Born In: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Passed in: River Ryan, Canada
Passed on: 18/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of William Herbert David 'Dave' Wade, 66, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Hamilton, Ont., he was a son of the late Herbert and Lilly (MacCormick) Wade. Dave joined the Canadian Forces as a clerk where he served for 10 years then remustered...

Russell Andrew Ratchford

Russell Andrew Ratchford

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We regret to announce the sudden passing of Russell Andrew Ratchford, 84, of New Victoria, N.S. Born in New Victoria, he was a son of the late Guy and Tina Ratchford of New Victoria. He started his working life at Nova Scotia Light and Power, then after a stint at the Sydney Steel Plant, Russell joined the RCAF in 1952 and served in bases...

Joe 'Bugie' Nemis

Joe 'Bugie' Nemis

Born: 20/04/1923

Passed on: 13/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Joseph 'Bugie' Nemis passed away peacefully on March 13, 2014, at Harbourstone after a long battle with Alzheimers. He is survived by his wife Rita and daughter JoAnn. Joe was born in New Waterford on April 20, 1923, and remained connected to the town all his life. His parents Joseph and Enrica emigrated from Udine, Italy. He was predeceased...

Bridget (McEachern) LeBlanc

Bridget (McEachern) LeBlanc

Passed on: 15/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Bridget (McEachern) LeBlanc, 92, of LeDrew Street, New Waterford, and formerly of Reserve Mines, died peacefully on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the New Waterford Hospital. Born in Reserve Mines, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Catherine ‘Katie’ (Finnell) McEachern. Bridget was a woman of strong faith. She was a member of the 3rd...

John Baptiste 'Bunty' Duprey

John Baptiste 'Bunty' Duprey

Passed on: 09/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of John 'Bunty' Duprey, 75, of New Waterford on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at New Waterford Hospital. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late John Baptiste and Cesarine (Lalo) Duprey. John was a member of Mount Carmel Church, currently the Parish Church of St. Leonard, New...

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