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

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...

Douglas Roderick Crowe

Douglas Roderick Crowe

Born: 17/05/1928

Passed on: 12/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

On the afternoon of July 12, 2015 at Maple Hill Manor in New Waterford, the heart of an amazing man stopped beating. Douglas Roderick Crowe, surrounded by his loving and devoted family, joined the love of his life Eileen into eternal life. Doug was born in New Waterford on May 17, 1928, the 5th of 10 children of Bridget(Morrison) and Neil Allan...

John Wallace 'Jack' Tighe

John Wallace 'Jack' Tighe

Passed on: 08/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We, the family of the late Jack Tighe, are heart broken to announce the peaceful passing of our wonderful father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle. John Wallace 'Jack' Tighe, of Olive Street, New Waterford passed away peacefully at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital July 8, 2015 at the age of 86. Born in New Victoria,...

Catherine 'Kay' (Springall) Jennex

Catherine 'Kay' (Springall) Jennex

Born: 27/06/1947

Passed on: 04/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Catherine ‘Kay’ (Springall) Jennex, 68 passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Waterford on June 27, 1947, she was the daughter of the late David and Muriel (Ferguson) Springall. Kay is survived by her loving children, James and Debbie; grandchildren, Dawn Marie, Jessica and Justin;...

Alice Christine  Aucoin

Alice Christine Aucoin

Passed on: 05/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Alice Christine Aucoin, 81, on Sunday, July 5, 2015, at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Kathleen (Edwards) Aitkens. Alice was a member of the former Mount Carmel Parish, currently the Parish Church of St....

Irving Francis 'Irvie' MacDougall

Irving Francis 'Irvie' MacDougall

Passed on: 04/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We the family of Irving MacDougall, 70, regretfully announce his passing on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at the CBRH, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Clifford and Frances (Nearing) MacDougall. Irvie worked as a furnace repairman for many years. Surviving members of his immediate family include his wife, Brenda; daughter,...

Evelyn ‘Evie’ (Muise)  Fleming

Evelyn ‘Evie’ (Muise) Fleming

Passed on: 01/07/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With broken hearts we announce the passing of Evelyn Fleming on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the New Waterford Hospital. Born in Cheticamp, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Aucoin) Muise. Evelyn was a long time resident of Pellett Avenue, New Waterford. Evelyn was a loyal and contributing member of the New Waterford...

Thomas William Brushett

Thomas William Brushett

Passed on: 30/06/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness we, the family, announce the passing of Thomas Brushett, 91, of Victoria Mines at Taigh Na Mara on June 30, 2015. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Ernest and Victoria (White) Brushett. Tom was a resident of Taigh Na Mara for the past five years. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving overseas...

Cheryl Lee Gardiner

Cheryl Lee Gardiner

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Cheryl Lee Gardiner in Fort McMurray, Alta. Cheryl was born in Ontario and spent most of her life in New Waterford. In 2010, Cheryl and her children (duckies), Christopher and Caitlyn moved to Fort McMurray for a better future. She was the daughter of Jerry and Jean (Green)...

Joanne Mary (Bennett) Bickerton

Joanne Mary (Bennett) Bickerton

Born In: Halifax, Canada

Passed on: 29/06/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Joanne Bickerton, 59, of New Waterford on June 29, 2015 at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Florence (Campbell) Bennett. Joanne was a member of Calvin United Church, New Waterford. She enjoyed working with...

Marie  Hannigan

Marie Hannigan

Passed on: 29/06/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with saddened hearts that we, the family, announce the passing of our daughter, mother, sister and friend, Marie Hannigan, 55, of River Ryan on Monday, June 29, 2015 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of Mary (Feit) and the late Manning Murphy. Marie worked in janitorial services both...

Lloyd Gillis

Lloyd Gillis

Passed on: 16/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Lloyd Gillis, 82, of Mahone Bay and formerly of New Waterford, passed away peacefully Feb. 16, 2015 in the Mahone Bay Nursing Home. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held Monday, June 29 at 2 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Chapel, 380 Smith St., New Waterford with Deacon Leo Penny...

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