219 announcements for Pier Community Funeral Home

Margaret 'Peggy' (Murphy) Currie

Margaret 'Peggy' (Murphy) Currie

Passed on: 20/10/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Peggy Murphy Neville Currie passed into her “Eternal Home” on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at the Harbourstone Enhance Care Facility, Sydney, with her loving family at her side. Born in Whitney Pier, Peggy was the daughter of the late Patrick and Martha (MacDougall) Murphy. Peggy leaves behind her sons, Fred (Carol) Neville and Stephen (Kim)...

Bernard Archibald Brown

Bernard Archibald Brown

Passed on: 16/10/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Bernard Archibald Brown died on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Halifax, Bernard was the son of the late Angus Archibald and Charlotte Mae (Hartling) Brown. Bernard was a truck driver for the City of Sydney Public Works dept. for 46 years. Bernard is survived by his sons, Bernard and Roderick;...

Joyce Russella MacAskill

Joyce Russella MacAskill

Passed on: 13/10/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts, we share with relatives and friends the death of our sister, Joyce Russella MacAskill, who passed on Oct. 13, 2014, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, after a lengthy illness. Born in North Sydney, Joyce was the daughter of the late Russell and Bessie (MacLean) MacAskill. Besides her parents, Joyce was...

Melvin Charles Head

Melvin Charles Head

Passed on: 15/10/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with deep sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Melvin Charles Head at Harbourstone Enhanced Care Facility on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Born in Sydney, Melvin was the son of the late Adam and Louise Head. Melvin lived most of his life in Whitney Pier. He was an employee of Sydney Steel for 36 years. He will be missed by all who...

Neil Robert 'Bobby' Mombourqette

Neil Robert 'Bobby' Mombourqette

Passed in: Toronto, Canada
Passed on: 08/10/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We were saddened by the news that Bobby had passed away peacefully in his sleep on Oct. 8, 2014, after a long struggle with poor health. Born in Whitney Pier, Bobby was the son of the late Neil ‘Cubie’ and Mary Ellen (Dalton) Mombourquette. Bobby will be remembered by many for his years with the Broadway Ramblers and his love of playing...

William 'Bill' Jay  MacKay

William 'Bill' Jay MacKay

Passed on: 09/10/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with unbearable sadness I announce the passing of my wonderful husband, William ‘Bill’ Jay MacKay on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in my arms at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, palliative care, Sydney. Bill was nothing short of heroic in his two years rollercoaster fight with a pancreatic tumour. Bill was born in New Waterford and...

Walter George Nichols

Walter George Nichols

Passed on: 07/10/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Walter George Nichols on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Sydney, Walter was the son of the late Walter ‘Dick’ and Anna Vera (Sinclair) Nichols. Walter lived his whole life in Whitney Pier. He loved most sports, especially hockey and baseball,...

Genevieve ‘Debbie’ (MacDonnell) Chisholm

Genevieve ‘Debbie’ (MacDonnell) Chisholm

Born: 09/09/1914

Passed on: 21/09/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Genevieve ‘Debbie’ (MacDonnell) Chisholm of Whitney Pier died peacefully at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, two weeks after celebrating her 100th birthday. She had been residing at The Cove Guest Home since January 2013. Born Sept. 21, 1914, on Mount Pleasant, South West Margaree, Cape Breton, Gen was a...

Catherine Marie Koleszar

Catherine Marie Koleszar

Passed on: 14/09/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Catherine Marie Koleszar on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by her husband, children and best friend, Audrey. Born in Sydney, Catherine was the daughter of the late Edmond and Sophia (MacKinnon) English. Catherine was a member of Holy...

Stanley ‘Stan’ Michael Orychock

Stanley ‘Stan’ Michael Orychock

Passed in: Halifax, Canada
Passed on: 12/09/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Stanley ‘Stan’ Michael Orychock on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at the QE II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, with his intimate friend, Julie Pritchard, by his side. Born in Sydney, Stan was the son of Mary (Gaetan) and the late Stanley Francis Orychock. Stan was raised in Whitney Pier,...

Judith 'Judy' Elaine Mercer

Judith 'Judy' Elaine Mercer

Born: 18/10/1951

Passed on: 03/09/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our mother, Judith ‘Judy’ Elaine Mercer on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at home. Born on Oct. 18, 1951, in Sydney, Judy was the daughter of the late Tom and Mary (Dearing) Mercer. Family was everything to Judy. Judy’s passion for flowers and gardening brought her joy and happiness to many...

Mary Catherine 'Kay' Corbett

Mary Catherine 'Kay' Corbett

Born In: Holyrood, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: 12/12/1929

Passed in: Sydney, Canada
Passed on: 29/08/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with great sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of their aunt, Mary Catherine Corbett on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 at The Cove Guest Home, Sydney, where she had resided for the past five years. Born in Holyrood, Nfld., on Dec. 12, 1929, Kay was the daughter of the late Bartholomew and Catherine (Healey) Corbett. Kay was a...

Rev. John A. MacDougall

Rev. John A. MacDougall

Born: 14/04/1932

Passed on: 26/08/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

The death of Rev. John A. MacDougall occurred on Aug. 26, 2014, at the Harbourstone Enhance Care Facility, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Whitney Pier on April 14, 1932, John was the son to the late Roderick and Mary (Buchanan) MacDougall. Fr. John was ordained in 1958 for service in the Diocese of Antigonish. Fr. John was...

WAYNE EDWARD POWER

WAYNE EDWARD POWER

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Wayne Edward Power, 71 - Sydney It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Wayne Edward Power on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. Born in New Waterford on Jan. 16, 1943, Wayne was the son of the late William and Amanda (Carew) Power. Wayne, at an early...

John 'Gunner' Henry Axworthy

John 'Gunner' Henry Axworthy

Passed on: 01/08/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

We are sad to announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and uncle, John Henry Axworthy on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, with his family by his side. Born in Sydney, John was the son of the late Herman and Margaret (Cusack) Axworthy. John was a hard worker for he was a truck driver and...

Mary Elizabeth  Bailey

Mary Elizabeth Bailey

Passed on: 01/08/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Mary Elizabeth Bailey on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at The Cove Guest Home, Sydney, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Main-a-Dieu, Mary was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary ‘Mame’ (O’Neil) Lahey. Mary was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Family was...

Muriel 'Fanny'  Morrison

Muriel 'Fanny' Morrison

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Our family is sad to announce the passing of Muriel Joan Morrison on July 3, 2014, at the Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck. Born on Dec. 2, 1929, in West Tarbot, Muriel was the daughter of the late John Angus and Alice (MacRae) Smith. Muriel was a member of the St. Ann’s Bay United Church. She had many occupations throughout her...

Freda Marie (Bennett) MacDonald Cooke

Freda Marie (Bennett) MacDonald Cooke

Passed on: 20/07/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, nanny, mumma, and Gi-Gi, Freda Marie (Bennett) MacDonald Cooke, on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Glace Bay, Freda was the daughter of the late William and Gertrude (Madore) Bennett....

Ronald Joseph Crawley

Ronald Joseph Crawley

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

Ronald is also survived by five great-grandchildren, Brittney, Hannah, Sarah, David and Abbigail. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home. Online condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.pierfuneralhome.com.

Bernard J. 'Choo-Choo- French

Bernard J. 'Choo-Choo- French

Passed on: 13/07/2014

Published in the Cape Breton Post.

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we, the family of Bernard Joseph ‘Choo-Choo’ French, announce his passing after a courageous fight with cancer at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Palliative Care unit, on Sunday, July 13, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Whitney Pier, Dad was the son of the late Wilfred and...

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