187 announcements for Pier Community Funeral Home

Ann Marie (Drohan) McNabb

Ann Marie (Drohan) McNabb

Passed on: 31/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Ann Marie McNabb (Drohan) beloved wife of Peter (Sandy) McNabb and daughter of Mary Bridget and the late Charles Drohan passed into eternity peacefully at home on March 31, 2014, with her loving husband by her side. Ann Marie was a graduate of Sydney Academy and Dalhousie University. In her younger years she played basketball in high school and...

Francis 'Eric' Brophy

Francis 'Eric' Brophy

Passed on: 28/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Francis ‘Eric’ Brophy at home on Friday, March 28, 2014. Born in Whitney Pier, Eric was the son of the late Frank and Belle (Ivany) Brophy. Eric joined the Air Force at the age of 17 and retired from the forces after 33 years of service. After retiring he returned with his...

E. Mae Sparkes

E. Mae Sparkes

Born In: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: 16/12/1938

Passed in: Sydney, Canada
Passed on: 28/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts and a feeling of great loss, we the family of Mae Sparkes regret to announce her passing on March 28, 2014, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born in St. John’s, Nfld., on Dec 16, 1938, Mae was the oldest child of the late Arthur and Aletha (Dwyer) Farr. Mae was a resident of...

Thomas 'Bruce' Atkinson

Thomas 'Bruce' Atkinson

Born: 21/03/1968

Passed on: 24/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Thomas Bruce Atkinson on Monday, March 24, 2014, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Sydney on March 21, 1968, Bruce was the son of Vivian (Osborne) and the late Raymond ‘Jumbo’ Atkinson. Bruce was a longtime residence of Breton Abilities...

John 'Kirk'  Hart

John 'Kirk' Hart

Born In: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Born: 01/03/1942

Passed in: Inverness, Canada
Passed on: 12/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The family of John Edward Kirk Hart are saddened to announce his peaceful passing on March 12, 2014, at the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital, Inverness. Born in St. Catharines, Ont. on March 1, 1942, Kirk was the son to the late Lewis and Maud (Murray) Hart. Kirk was a member of the Mabou Hillsborough United Church. He was a hard...

Lorraine Brookman

Lorraine Brookman

Passed on: 05/03/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We regret to announce the death of Lorraine (Keough) Brookman, which occurred on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the MacGillivray Guest Home, Sydney. Born and raised in Whitney Pier, she resided the past 40 years in Northside East Bay. She was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary Anne (MacRae) Keough. Lorraine was a member of Holy Redeemer...

Ronald Collins

Ronald Collins

Passed on: 28/02/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The family of Ronald Gerard Collins regrets to announce his passing on Friday, February 28, 2014, at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Sydney, Ronald is the son of Leo and Louise (Kennedy) Collins. Ron was a loving family man who enjoyed spending time with his wife, Theresa and their dog, Darby. An avid...

Mary Moore

Mary Moore

Passed on: 24/02/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing, after a lengthy illness, of our cherished mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Mary Elizabeth ‘Betty, Mae’ Moore, of Taylor St., Sydney, on February 24, 2014. Born at Jamesville West, Victoria County, Betty was the daughter of the late Rod and Katie (MacNeil) Gillis. After...

Edgar 'Jake' Jacobs

Edgar 'Jake' Jacobs

Passed on: 22/02/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Edgar ‘Jake’ Jacobs passed away on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, is also survived by a brother, George. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.pierfuneralhome.com.

Edgar 'Jake' Jacobs

Edgar 'Jake' Jacobs

Passed on: 22/02/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved father and husband, Edgar ‘Jake’ Jacobs on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Sydney, Jake was the son of the late Matthew and Levenia (Newell) Jacobs. Family was everything to Jake. He gave 33 years of...

Joan MacNeil

Joan MacNeil

Passed on: 31/01/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

After a life of loving, caring for others, and being the kindest and the gentlest being, God has called his most beautiful angel back to be with Him. It is with broken hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, and friend Kathleen ‘Joan’ (O'Day) MacNeil on Friday, January 31,...

Patricia (Murphy)  MacDonald

Patricia (Murphy) MacDonald

Born: 19/11/1946

Passed in: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: 27/01/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Patricia Ann MacDonald, formerly of Marion Bridge, Cape Breton, passed away at her home in Halifax, surrounded by family, on Jan. 27, 2014, after a courageous battle with leukemia. Patricia was born on Nov. 19, 1946 in Sydney, N.S. and grew up in Whitney Pier. She attended school in Sydney, graduated from Sydney Academy High School, and...

Margaret Gillis

Margaret Gillis

Passed on: 23/01/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Margaret Gillis, 97, passed away peacefully at home on January 23, 2014, in the presence of her loving niece and nephew, Joan Marie Gillis and Gerald Rohan Gillis. Margaret was the daughter of the late Peter and Elizabeth (MacDougall) Gillis of Grand Mira North and Whitney Pier. She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters-in-law;...

Anna Hayes

Anna Hayes

Born: 13/06/1927

Passed on: 24/01/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the peaceful passing of Anna Hayes on Friday, January 24, 2014, at the Seaview Manor, Glace Bay. Born in Sydney, on June 13, 1927, Anna was the daughter of the late George and Margaret (White) Gushue. Anna loved spending her summers in Islandview at her bungalow and playing bingo with her...

Madeline Fitzgerald

Madeline Fitzgerald

Born: 07/03/1915

Passed on: 19/01/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of our mother and grandmother, Madeline on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at the family home. Born in Sydney on March 7, 1915, Madeline was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth (Heaney) Keough. Mom was also predeceased by her husband, Ivan Paul Fitzgerald in July 1975; sister, Mary...

Angus Daniel MacIntyre

Angus Daniel MacIntyre

Born: 03/08/1940

Passed on: 03/01/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Angus Daniel MacIntyre suddenly and peacefully left this life on Jan. 3, 2014, as he had lived it, giving unconditionally of himself to others. Born in Sydney on Aug. 3, 1940, Angus was the son of the late D.J. and Ethel (Musgrave) MacIntyre. Angus did so much for family, friends and community. He was a true role model. He was an experienced...

Angus Daniel MacInytre

Angus Daniel MacInytre

Passed on: 03/01/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Angus Daniel MacIntyre of Sydney passed away on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Full obituary will follow at a later date. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at info@pierfuneralhome.com.

Robert  MacNeil

Robert MacNeil

Passed on: 26/01/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Robert Daniel MacNeil on Dec. 26, 2013, at home. Born in Sydney, Robert was the son of the late John Hugh and Jenny (Jamieson) MacNeil. Robert was raised in the Pier. He worked in the open hearth at Sydney Steel Plant before making a life and career with the Canadian Armed Forces. After leaving the...

Errol MacDonald

Errol MacDonald

Born: 02/07/1945

Passed on: 25/12/2013

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The death of Rev. J. Errol MacDonald occurred on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2013, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Glace Bay on July 2, 1945, Errol was the son to the late John R. ‘Dau Blue’ and Catherine (MacKinnon) MacDonald. Errol attended local schools and graduated from St. F.X. in...

Edith Cormier

Edith Cormier

Born: 27/08/1927

Passed on: 17/12/2013

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the peaceful passing of Edith Melicent Cormier on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at the MacGillivray Guest Home, Sydney. Born in Lafond, Alberta on August 27, 1927, Edith was the daughter of the late Severin and Emma (Breau) LeBlanc. Edith was a conscientious, caring and community minded soul....

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