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Leif Ahle

Leif Ahle

It is with deepest sorrow and loss that we announce the passing of Leif Ahle, 91, of Florence on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, with his loving family by his side.
Born April 1, 1926 in Copenhagen, Denmark, he was the son of the late Richard and Jenny (Jensen) Ahle. For a number of years, Dad worked in the Florence Colliery before starting his business in TV repair. He operated Florence TV Sales and Service until 1995 and over that time made many, many friends on the Northside and beyond. He is survived by his daughters, Pauline, Chrissy (Keith) and Corrine, and son, Terry (Heather); brothers, Felix (Diane) and Richard; sister, Esther (Elmer), and sister-in-law, Theresa (Tease). “Poppy” was very special to his grandchildren Ricky, Ronnie, Krista, Jessica, Justin, Josh, Leslie and Jenny, and his great-grandchildren Logan, Jarod, Kendra, Hayden, Madison, Evan, Julia, Kinley, Emily, Ethan and Christena, all of whom he loved dearly. Besides his parents, Leif was predeceased by his loving wife, Amelda; sons, Leslie and Ricky; daughter, Debbie; son-in-law, Innes; sister, Gretta; brother, Erik; sister-in- law, Mary, and brother-in-law, George. Visitation will take place Thursday, September 21,2017, at the J.M. Jobes Funeral Home, Sydney Mines from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held in St. Joseph Church, Bras d’Or, 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 with Fr. Peter McLeod officiating. The burial will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Florence.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Northside Hospital Foundation, or charity of choice. Words of comfort may be forwarded to www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com.


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