382 announcements for Pier Community Funeral Home

George Ignatius Domanski

George Ignatius Domanski

Passed on: 19/05/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It was with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of George Domanski, age 74, on Friday, May 19, 2017 at home. Born in Sydney, George was the son of the late John and Elizabeth Domanski of Whitney Pier. George was known as a man who never kept idle and was well known in the Pier for the person they always saw cleaning outside...

Earle Rolls

Earle Rolls

Passed on: 27/02/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Committal prayers for the late Earle Rolls, who passed away February 27, 2017, will be held in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, George Street, Sydney, at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. We, the family of the late Earle Rolls, wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to our family, friends, and neighbours for their love and support during this...

EVEYLN GRACE FRASER

EVEYLN GRACE FRASER

Born: 28/11/1942

Passed on: 11/05/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The community lost a great card player and volunteer especially, for the Cape North Farmers Market, on Thursday, May 11, 2017 when our Mom and Nanny, Evelyn that rainy morning played a little on her ipad, read her beloved Cape Breton Post, took a nap and slipped peacefully into heaven with her family that went before her. Born in New Waterford...

Hon. Paul Whitfield MacEwan

Hon. Paul Whitfield MacEwan

Born: 08/04/1943

Passed on: 02/05/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Hon. Paul Whitfield MacEwan, E.C.N.S., age 74, passed away peacefully at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, after a long-term illness. Paul is survived by his wife, Carol (Osborne) MacEwan; children, Deborah (James Chevrier) MacEwan, Kimberly MacEwan, Richard (Rose) MacEwan and Edward (Cindy)...

Frederick John Conohan

Frederick John Conohan

Passed on: 01/05/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Frederick John Conohan, age 77, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his family. Born in Sydney, Fred was the son of the late John and Rachel (MacKenzie) Conohan. Fred will be sadly missed by his wife, Marsha and his children, Sharon, Loretta, Ann, Darlene, Charlie, Martha,...

Rose Marcella LeBlanc

Rose Marcella LeBlanc

Born: 10/08/1931

Passed on: 06/04/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Rose Marcella LeBlanc, age 85, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney on Thursday, April 6, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Rose was born in New Waterford on August 10, 1931 and was the daughter of the late John A. and...

Ryszarda 'Rysia" Sokolowski

Ryszarda 'Rysia" Sokolowski

Passed on: 02/04/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With sadness, we announce the passing of Ryszarda 'Rysia' Sokolowski at home in Whitney Pier on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in her 81st year after a very brief illness. Rysia was born in Jablonka, Poland, and came to Cape Breton in 1959. She was sponsored by her grandparents, who had settled in Canada many years earlier. Rysia was a person of courage...

Janet Doreen Head

Janet Doreen Head

Born: 30/08/1966

Passed on: 01/04/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of our ‘Special’ sister, Janet Doreen Head on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Sydney on August 30, 1966, Janet was the daughter of the late Doris and Melvin Head. Janet is survived by her sister, Susan (Chuck) Champion; brothers, Paul (Wendy) and Gary;...

William Thomas Howell

William Thomas Howell

Born: 12/07/1930

Passed on: 29/03/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We regret to announce that William Thomas Howell, age 86, passed away at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney on Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017. Born in Sydney on July 12, 1930, Willie was the son of the late John and Elizabeth ‘Bessie’ (Butler) Howell and spent most of his life in Whitney Pier. Willie was a quiet and gentle man who always...

Idella Elizabeth Best

Idella Elizabeth Best

Passed on: 16/03/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We, the family regret to announce the passing of our beloved mother, Idella Best, age 74, on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Sydney, Idella was the daughter of the late Harold and Annabell (Gero) Kirton. Idella was a mother to Kim, Whitfield, Robert...

IDELLA BEST

IDELLA BEST

Passed on: 16/03/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We, the family regret to announce the passing of our beloved mother, Idella Best, age 74, on Thursday, Mar. 16, 2017 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Sydney, Idella was the daughter of the late Harold and Annabell (Gero) Kirton. Idella was a mother to Kim, Whitfield, Robert and...

Corey Anthoney  Lewis

Corey Anthoney Lewis

Born: 06/02/1994

Passed on: 14/03/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness after battling with cancer that we announce the passing of Corey Anthoney Lewis, age 23, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born on February 6, 1994 in Sydney, Corey was the son of Lydia Pasher and Ritchie Lewis. Corey lived a simple life. He worked at Servicom as an agent up until the...

George Blaise  Kennedy

George Blaise Kennedy

Born: 02/02/1939

Passed on: 11/03/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of George Blaise Kennedy on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born on February 2, 1939 in Irish Vale, George was the son of the late John Alec and Annie Mae (MacNeil) Kennedy. George loved life. He worked for Stott Aluminum for many years before venturing on...

Roderick ‘Benny’ Joseph  MacNeil

Roderick ‘Benny’ Joseph MacNeil

Passed on: 21/10/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Memorial Mass for the late Roderick ‘Benny’ Joseph MacNeil, who passed away on Friday, October 21, 2016, will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Church, East Bay on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 11 a.m. with Fr. Frank Abbass officiating. Reception will be held in the parish hall, followed by burial at St. Barra’s Cemetery, Christmas Island.

Patricia Ann Hillier

Patricia Ann Hillier

Born: 14/07/1952

Passed on: 01/03/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Patricia Ann Hillier, 64, of Sydney. Patricia peacefully passed away on Friday, March 1, 2017 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, with her family by her side. Born on July 14, 1952 in Sydney, Patricia was the daughter of Theresa (Duffney) and the late James ‘Jim’...

Gladys Head

Gladys Head

Born: 01/08/1922

Passed on: 03/03/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We, the family of Gladys Head, age 94, regretfully announce her passing on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the MacGillivary Guest Home, Sydney, surrounded by her family. Born in Sydney on August 1, 1922, Gladys was the daughter of the late George and Susan (Waye) Collins. She was the last surviving member of her family. Gladys loved to skate at the...

RONALD 'RON' ASSOUN

RONALD 'RON' ASSOUN

Born: 01/11/1940

Passed on: 01/03/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Ronald ‘Ron’ Assoun, 76, of Sydney. Ron peacefully passed away with his loving family by his side on March 1, 2017 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Sydney on November 1, 1940, Ron was the son of the late Reginald ‘Reg’ and Helen (O’Day) Assoun....

Earle Rolls

Earle Rolls

Born: 20/12/1927

Passed on: 27/02/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Earle Rolls, age 89, on Monday, February 27, 2017 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born on December 20, 1927 in Sydney, Earle was the son of the late Stewart and Grendolyn (Apblett) Rolls. Earle was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Earle was a very gentle and...

JEAN DOROTHY HISCOCK (HEFFORD)

JEAN DOROTHY HISCOCK (HEFFORD)

Born: 15/06/1931

Passed on: 25/02/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Aunt, Sister and Friend, Jean Dorothy (Hefford) Hiscock on February 25, 2017 at Harbourstone Enhanced Care. Formerly of Railway Street in Whitney Pier, Jean resided at the Harbourstone Enhanced Care Facility for the past nine months. Mom was...

LILLIAN 'LIL' LIRETTE

LILLIAN 'LIL' LIRETTE

Passed on: 24/01/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Lillian Lirette, 73, on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, peacefully at home. Born in Glace Bay, Lillian was the daughter of the late James and Feodora (Bernasky) Ross. Lil was strong, generous, kind and loving with a wonderfully dry sense of humour. She loved being surrounded by her family and...

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