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Joseph ‘Joe’ Felix Petitpas

Joseph ‘Joe’ Felix Petitpas

Passed on: January 5th, 2018

It is with great sadness that we, the family of Joseph Petitpas, 90, announce his passing at Harbourview Hospital, Sydney Mines on January 5, 2018.
Born in Arichat, he was the son of Walter and Eugene (Briand) Petitpas.
He spent his working life in the construction field, working as a labourer until his retirement at 65. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and served on the altar for many years at St. Joseph Church.
Joseph is survived by his son, Allan; son-in-law, Roy O’Handley (Cecelia); sister, Theresa (Pete) Pouchelu; two grandchildren, Michelle (Joey Campbell) and Sean O’Handley; four great-grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Ann (nee Morrison); daughter, Val; brothers, Walter Jr. and Francis; sisters, Emma Fitzsimmons, Sister Genevieve Petitpas, Alice (Kasie) Peinsznski, Mary (Matt) Furlong and Margaret (in infancy).
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 12 p.m.-2 p.m. at S.W Chant Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. Funeral Service will begin at 2 p.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel with Fr. Duane Devereaux officiating. Private family burial to take place.
We wish to express our deepest gratitude to the staff and caregivers on the DVA unit of the Harbourview Hospital. We truly appreciate all you did for Joe.
Donations in Joseph’s memory may be made to the Nova Scotia Alzheimer’s Society.
Messages and memorials may be directed to Joe’s family by visiting www.chantfuneralhome.com.
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