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Agnes Josephine Deveaux

Agnes Josephine  Deveaux

Passed on: April 26th, 2019

Agnes Josephine Deveaux (Prince) passed away peacefully on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Sydney Mines she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Caroline (Boutilier) (Prince) Eveleigh.
Agnes and her husband Clarence moved to Toronto after the war. Missing Cape Breton and family they moved back to North Sydney where they owned and operated the Highland Motel until retirement. Aggie and Clarence loved to travel eventually spending their winters in Florida, a tradition Aggie continued right up to the age of 94. Agnes moved to Big Bras d'Or after the passing of her husband. Due to failing health her final months were spent at Carefield Manor where she was warmly welcomed as part of their family.
Agnes is survived by her brothers, Louis Prince, Johnnie (Myrtle) Eveleigh; a sister, Mary Evans; sisters-in-law, Marguerite Deveaux and Theresa Eveleigh.
Agnes was predeceased by her sisters, Annie Weir, Eliza Pye; brothers, Joseph Prince, William Prince, Albert Eveleigh, and Frankie in infancy; brothers-in-law, Leonard Pye, Gordon Evans, Tremaine Deveaux, also sisters-in-law, Louise Prince, Beatrice Prince and Francis Prince. Agnes will be forever remembered by many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, April 30, at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph Church Little Bras d'Or with Father Peter McLeod officiating. Celebrating Agnes’s goodbye, she would insist on a cup of tea in the Parish Hall.


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