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George Christopher (Chris) Yhard

George Christopher (Chris) Yhard

Born In: Sydney, Nova Scotia
Born: April 29th, 1930

Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia
Passed on: February 18th, 2018

The family of George Christopher (Chris) Yhard regret to announce his passing on Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Harbourstone Enhanced Care.
Born in Sydney, April 29, 1930, son of the Late Matthew and Mary (Murphy) Yhard.
Chris worked at Sydney Steel for 31 years. He was a strong union man, he also worked as a cross walk guard on the corner of Cottage Road and Cabot Street for many years. Chris enjoyed volunteering for many years in the oncology dept., he would also visit the MacGillivray Guest Home on occasion where he made many friends.
Surviving are his children, John (Brenda), Cambridge, Ontario, Mary, Dartmouth, Debbie, Sydney, Christena (Paul), Sydney River, Chris (Shelly), Sydney, Brian (Lynne), Sydney, Cary (Wes), Sydney, Derek (Doreen), Arichat; grandchildren, Joey, Kimberley, Shane, Joshua, Cindy, David, Ashley, Michael, Brett, Kyle, Brandan, Leah, Jillian; great-grandchildren, Riley, Gracie, Matthew, Dakota, Kylie, Hailey, Madison, Jesse and Gabriella.
Chris was predeceased by his three brothers, Matthew, Thomas and Gerald, and seven sisters, Mamme, Bridget, Marg, Mary, Helen, Dorothy and Dolly. Chris was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was also predeceased by his partner, Carol MacNeil.
As per Chris’s wishes there will be no visitation, cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel ltd.
On behalf of the family we would like to thank the following 3B at the C.B.R.H., Waterford Heights at N.W.H., Harbourstone Enhanced Care the following units, Spanish Bay and Miners Lane, also Dr. Murdoch Smith.
Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society with donations going to prostate cancer.
On behalf of the family we suggest you perform a random act of kindness to a stranger.


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