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George Carleton MacAskill

George Carleton MacAskill

Born In: Englishtown, Nova Scotia
Born: November 3rd, 1941

Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia
Passed on: October 18th, 2017

It is with a heavy hearts that we announce the passing of George Carleton MacAskill, age 75, on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, following a courageous struggle with cancer.
George was born in Englishtown on November 3, 1941 to the late John A. and Margaret MacAskill. Self-employed, George lived most of his life in Ross Ferry.
George will be sadly missed by his wife, Marguerite (MacKenzie); daughter, Jennifer Daisley (Sheldon) and son, Alan (Glenda). He is also survived by brothers, Kennie (Lillian), Norman (Pat), Angus (Marion) and John A. (Donelda); sisters, Jane MacPherson, Carola MacDonald (Roddie) and Barbara Egan; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, George was predeceased by his twin brother, Archibald; brother, Allister (Donna); sisters, Laura Dauphney (AJ), Jessie Mudge (Tom), Anna Wilson (Jim), Tena Munro (Jim), Emiline Campbell (Carl) and brothers-in-law, Malcolm MacPherson and Leo Egan.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of the late George Carleton MacAskill will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Drummond Memorial United Church, 10330 Kempt Head Rd., Ross Ferry, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Diane Kempt officiating. Following the service, a reception will be held in the church hall.
A private family interment will take place in the church cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of George can be made to the Drummond Memorial United Church Cemetery Fund, Cape Breton Regional Hospital Cancer Centre Fund, Gaelic College Foundation or charity of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be forward to the family at www.pierfuneralhome.com.


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