362 announcements for Pier Community Funeral Home

Gerard Joseph Maxner

Gerard Joseph Maxner

Passed on: 13/01/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness and broken hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved brother, uncle and great-uncle after a short but courageous battle with cancer. Gerard, age 59, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the An Cala Palliative Care Unit, Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. Gerard was born...

Diane Marie Dye

Diane Marie Dye

Passed on: 05/01/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Diane Dye, 64, on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Glace Bay, Diane was the daughter of the late George and Edna (Dean) Pottie. Diane was a loving and devoted wife and mother, who dedicated most of her life caring for her...

Katherine B. ‘Dewey’ (nee MacKillop) Reynolds

Katherine B. ‘Dewey’ (nee MacKillop) Reynolds

Born: 01/02/1918

Passed on: 03/01/2017

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness we announce the passing of Katherine B. ‘Dewey’ Reynolds, 98, on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Alderwood, Baddeck. Born on February 1, 1918, Katherine grew up in Sydney and Baddeck Bay. She was the daughter of the late Malcolm and Mary Ann ‘Minnie’ MacKillop. Katherine worked for many years as an...

KATHLEEN O'ROURKE

KATHLEEN O'ROURKE

Born In: Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Passed in: SHERBROOKE, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: 21/12/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts, that we the family announce the passing of Kathleen O'Rourke of East Street, Whitney Pier. Living a full life of 84 years, Mom passed away peacefully after a brief stay at High Crest Nursing Home in Sherbrooke on Dec. 21, 2016. Born on July 16, 1932, River Head, Harbour Grace, NL, Kathleen was the only daughter of the...

Lawrence  MacLean

Lawrence MacLean

Born: 22/12/1924

Passed on: 13/12/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Lawrence MacLean on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Born on December 22, 1924 in Tarbotvale, Lawrence was the son of the late Merdina (MacLean) MacNeil. Lawrence was a veteran with the...

TODD "BUDDY" TIGHE

TODD "BUDDY" TIGHE

Born: 16/07/1961

Passed on: 07/12/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound sadness and shock that we announce the sudden, untimely passing of our dear brother, uncle and friend, Todd ‘Buddy’ Tighe on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at home. Todd Clarence ‘Buddy’ Tighe was born in South Bar on July 16, 1961, where he loved and lived his life out. Todd was employed with A&L Seafoods for many years...

Walter Nelson Tucker

Walter Nelson Tucker

Born: 04/06/1928

Passed on: 04/12/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Walter Nelson Tucker, age 88, on Saturday, December 3, 2016, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born on June 4, 1928 in Sydney, Walter was the son of the late Charles and Margaret (Nelson) Tucker. Being a veteran, Walter served in the Canadian Armed Forces, Royal...

Margaret Lavina ‘Viney’ Hanna

Margaret Lavina ‘Viney’ Hanna

Passed on: 27/11/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with broken hearts we regret to announce the peaceful passing of our mother, Viney Hanna, age 75, on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, with her family by her side. Born in Sydney, Viney was the daughter of the late Angus and Vange Campbell. Viney was a member of Holy Redeemer parish. In her earlier...

RODDIE MACNEIL

RODDIE MACNEIL

Born: 10/01/1949

Passed on: 24/11/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With broken hearts and beautiful memories we announce the passing of a wonderful son, father and brother, Roddie MacNeil or as we fondly remember him “Sir Roderick of Cape”. Roddie lost his battle with cancer early on Thursday morning November 24, 2016, with his family at his side. He handled his diagnosis with grace and dignity and showed...

WALTER HEAD

WALTER HEAD

Born: 25/06/1922

Passed on: 22/11/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We, the family of Walter Head, age 94, regretfully announce his passing on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 at the MacGillivary Guest Home, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Sydney on June 25, 1922, Walter was the son of the late Adam and Louisa (Rolfe) Head. Walter worked at the Sydney Steel Plant for 40 years until his retirement in...

Anne MacNeil

Anne MacNeil

Passed on: 23/11/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Anne MacNeil (nee Marusiak), age 91, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, with her family by her side. Anne was a lifelong resident of Whitney Pier and member of Holy Redeemer parish. She was married to Mickey MacNeil for 53 years. Family was the center of her life. Anne was a...

Shirley Ann MacDougall

Shirley Ann MacDougall

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With sadness, Marilyn Richardson and Andrea (Michael) Hunter announce the passing of their mother, Shirley MacDougall, 80, on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Sydney, Shirley was the daughter of the late Walter and Annie (Orychock) Hewak. Shirley leaves behind her family and many relatives and friends....

Elizabeth June "Betty" MCCORMICK

Elizabeth June "Betty" MCCORMICK

Passed on: 06/11/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Betty McCormick, 70, on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Sydney, Betty was the daughter of the late Vincent and Margaret Martha (Peters) Brophy. Betty was a devoted catholic and member of Holy Redeemer parish. In her earlier years,...

Roderick ‘Benny’ Joseph  MacNeil

Roderick ‘Benny’ Joseph MacNeil

Born: 09/02/1950

Passed on: 21/10/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved brother, uncle and friend, Roddie MacNeil on Friday, October 21, 2016, at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, after a brief illness. Born on February 9, 1950 in Sydney, Roddie was the son of the late Benedict ‘Benny’ and Mary (MacKenzie) MacNeil. Family was everything...

DOUG JAMES SNOW

DOUG JAMES SNOW

Born: 18/09/1935

Passed on: 19/10/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With broken hearts, we regret to announce the passing of Doug James Snow on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 at the Glace Bay Healthcare, Glace Bay, surrounded by his family. Born on Sept. 18, 1935 in Sydney, Doug was the son of the late Patrick and Mary Alice (Sullivan) Snow. Doug worked as a maintenance employee for Breton Bay Nursing Home for 25...

Douglas 'Doug' John Chapman

Douglas 'Doug' John Chapman

Born In: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Born: 22/04/1946

Passed in: Sydney, Canada
Passed on: 29/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

With broken hearts, we are sad to announce the sudden passing of Douglas ‘Doug’ John Chapman on Thursday, September 29, 2016, at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, after a brief illness. Born on April 22, 1946 in Toronto, Ont., Doug was the son of the late Albert and Joan (Mansbridge) Chapman. Everyone who met Doug was instantly drawn to...

Bernie Fraser

Bernie Fraser

Passed on: 29/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our father, grandfather, brother, uncle, Bernie Fraser, 87, who passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 at the Harbourstone Enhanced Care Facility, Sydney River, surrounded by his family. Born in Meat Cove, Bernie was the son of the late Hugh Simon and Beatrice (MacEachern)...

Vince MacPherson

Vince MacPherson

Passed on: 29/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Vince MacPherson, age 79, died on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 at the An Cala palliative care unit, Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Vince was the husband of 54 years to Shirley and son of the late Joe and Myrtle MacPherson. Vince grew up in River Ryan and like so many others moved to Ontario to seek employment. After retirement, he made his...

TONY GALLAGHER

TONY GALLAGHER

Passed on: 15/09/2016

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We, the family, regret the passing of our brother, Tony Gallagher, 78, on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney, after a yearlong battle with cancer. Born in Sydney, Tony was the son of the late Anthony and Lois (Condon) Gallagher. Tony was a graduate of St. F.X. University and taught in Whitney Pier schools...

Joseph  KOLESZAR

Joseph KOLESZAR

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Joseph Koleszar, 76, on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at home, surrounded by his family. Born in Budapest, Hungary, Joe was the son of the late Steve and Yatsna Koleszar. Joe was a member of Holy Redeemer parish, Whitney Pier. He was a loving and devoted husband and father, who dedicated...

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