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

Lena Fahey

Lena Fahey

Born In: Burgeo, Canada
Born: 15/06/1919

Passed on: 15/05/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Lena Fahey, 95, formerly of Gordon Street, New Waterford, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at the Maple Hill Manor, with family at her side. Lena was born June 15, 1919, in Burgeo, N.L. She was a daughter of the late Edward and Matilda (Strickland) Anderson. Lena was a stay-at-home mom, raising her family and is survived by her...

William 'Billy' McKinnon

William 'Billy' McKinnon

Passed on: 23/05/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Billy McKinnon, age 44, on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Bill and Sabina (Ley) McKinnon. Billy loved the sunshine as well as a good drink of Pepsi and some chocolate. Billy is survived by his stepmother,...

Mary J. 'Little Mary' MacDougall

Mary J. 'Little Mary' MacDougall

Born: 17/09/1931

Passed on: 22/05/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It’s with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our mother, Mary Jane MacDougall, age 83 on Friday, May 22, 2015, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Mom was born in Glace Bay on Sept. 17, 1931. She was the daughter of the late John B. and Mary (MacDonald) Almon. Mom worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital until she married the love of...

Ronald 'Ronnie' MacDonald

Ronald 'Ronnie' MacDonald

Passed on: 21/05/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Ronald Mark MacDonald, 71, of New Waterford on May 21, 2015 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Peter and Belle (Basker) MacDonald. Ronnie attended Mount Carmel School and graduated from St. Francis Xavier...

Joanne (White)  Campbell

Joanne (White) Campbell

Born: 19/03/1961

Passed in: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: 20/05/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Joanne Campbell of New Glasgow on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at the Aberdeen Hospital. Joanne was born in New Waterford on March 19, 1961. She was a longtime resident of Beaton Avenue. Joanne was the daughter of the late William ‘Willie’ and Stella (MacSween) White of New Waterford....

Catherine 'Katie' (Poirier) Roach

Catherine 'Katie' (Poirier) Roach

Passed on: 03/02/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Catherine ‘Katie’ Roach, 94, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 at the Maple Hill Manor. Cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral mass of celebration for Katie will be held Thursday, May 21 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mt. Carmel Avenue. Fr....

Anne Marie (MacKillop) Lunn

Anne Marie (MacKillop) Lunn

Passed on: 12/05/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness the family announces the sudden death of Anne Marie Lunn, 69, on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at her home in Sydney. Born in Port Hood, the town she loved, Anne was the daughter of the late Alex Rory and Florence (MacDonald) MacKillop. Anne ventured off to Boston as a young woman for employment; she later moved back to her...

Valerie  Gouthro

Valerie Gouthro

Passed on: 12/05/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The family of Valerie Gouthro sadly announces her passing on May 12, 2015 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford to Rita (Flutur) and the late Eldridge Gouthro, Valerie enjoyed a long and successful career with the Federal Civil Service in Toronto, retiring to Cape Breton in 2010. Along with her mother, she is...

Don MacLellan

Don MacLellan

Passed on: 24/04/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we the family of Don MacLellan, 56, announce his passing, on April 24, 2015. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Alex and Mary (Lussier) MacLellan. Don was a free spirited man who enjoyed a good time with his family and friends. In his earlier years he was a avid scuba diver, he also...

Adrian Joseph MacLellan

Adrian Joseph MacLellan

Passed on: 22/04/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Adrian Joseph MacLellan, 37, of New Waterford on April 22, 2015, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in New Waterford, he is a son of John and Marie (Desveaux) MacLellan. Adrian was a member of St. Agnes Church, where he served as an alter boy for many years....

Margaret Ann Corbett

Margaret Ann Corbett

Passed on: 08/04/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Margaret Ann Corbett, 55, of New Waterford on April 8, 2015, at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Margaret Ann enjoyed playing darts where, in earlier years, she played in a league at the Heather Tavern. She loved watching wrestling and following her favourite teams, the...

Andrea Patricia 'Pat' Roach

Andrea Patricia 'Pat' Roach

Passed in: Halifax, Canada
Passed on: 05/04/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we, the family, announce the peaceful passing of Patricia ‘Pat’ Roach, 90, of Halifax, formerly of King Street, New Waterford, on April 5, 2015, at Parkstone Enhanced Care, Halifax, N.S. surrounded by her family. Pat was born and raised in Port Morien, Cape Breton, daughter of the late Allan J. and Johanna...

Layton Kearney

Layton Kearney

Passed on: 31/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of an incredible and simply irreplaceable human being, our beloved Layton Kearney on March 31, 2015, at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Our lives have been forever changed. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late William and Margaret (Layton) Kearney. A most adored...

Ronald Francis 'Rannie' MacDonald

Ronald Francis 'Rannie' MacDonald

Passed on: 28/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Ronald Francis 'Rannie' MacDonald, 91, of New Waterford on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at home with his loving family by his side. Born in Boston, Mass., he was a son of the late Neil R. and Mary (MacPhee) MacDonald. Rannie was a member of the former St. Agnes Parish, currently the...

Lillian Winnifred  Blewer

Lillian Winnifred Blewer

Passed on: 26/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Lillian Blewer, 83, of Scotchtown, on March 26, 2015 at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late Pearl MacLeod. Lillian was a member of Calvin United Church and Scotchtown Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxilliary. She enjoyed...

Dr. Mary E.  Lynk

Dr. Mary E. Lynk

Passed on: 15/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that the family and friends of Dr. Mary Elizabeth Lynk announce her peaceful passing at home on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Mary E. was the only child of the late Norman and Ada (MacLeod) Lynk. She was born in Glace Bay and graduated from Morrison High. She excelled in Girl Guides, obtaining her All Round Cord and...

Mary Irene Pettigrew

Mary Irene Pettigrew

Passed on: 17/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Mary Irene Pettigrew, 68, of New Waterford passed away peacefully in Halifax, March 17, 2015 surrounded by her family. Born in New Waterford, she was a daughter of the late John 'Red' 'Buddy' Sr. and Gladys (Mason) Fortune. In younger years, Irene had a love of baseball, especially the local games, which earned her the name 'High Pockets'....

Stephanie Ann (Jobe) MacCormick

Stephanie Ann (Jobe) MacCormick

Passed on: 16/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We regret to announce the sudden passing of a loving wife, stepmother, sister, and aunt, Stephanie (Jobe) MacCormick, 52, of James St, River Ryan on Monday, March 16, 2015, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Stephanie passed away after a short illness with her loving husband by her side. Born in Neil's Harbour, she was a daughter...

Dr. Mary E. Lynk

Dr. Mary E. Lynk

Passed on: 15/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Dr. Mary E. Lynk, 69, of New Waterford passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015 at home. Visitation will be held Friday, Mar. 20, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral service will take place Saturday, March 21 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Duncan Roach officiating. The full...

Stanley G.  Stepaniak

Stanley G. Stepaniak

Born: 05/01/1921

Passed on: 14/03/2015

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Stanley G. Stepaniak, 94, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2015 at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital after a brief illness. He was born Jan. 5, 1921 in New Waterford to Albert Stepaniak and Victoria (Novak) Stepaniak. He was a member of the Parish of St. Leonard, New Waterford, formerly of St. Michael’s Parish, Scotchtown. Stanley...

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