469 announcements for Pier Community Funeral Home

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...

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,...

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