William 'Billy' MacIsaac
Born In: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: November 15th, 2012
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear husband, father, grandfather and friend, Billy MacIsaac, on Thursday, November, 15, 2012, at the Glace Bay General Hospital.
Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late John and Harriet (Newton) MacIsaac.
Bill worked for many years as a sailor on the Great Lake boats, and later at the heavy water plant in Glace Bay, until his retirement.
Bill was a member of St. Joseph Church, North Sydney and had been active at Our Lady Of Sorrows Church, Gannon Road. He was a member of Fr. William Kiely Council 5109 Knights of Columbus. Bill enjoyed playing cards with family and friends and he was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
He is survived by his wife Greta (Rendell) MacIsaac; his sons, Blair (Annette), Saskatchewan, Bruce (Denise), Ottawa and his seven grandchildren, Holly, Brandon, Joshua, Tiffany, Matthew, Jadyn and Addyson. Also surviving are his brother-in-law, John (Shirley) Rendell, Bras d’Or; his sister-in-law, Norma Steele, Sydney; several nieces and nephews and his good friend, Billy Blinkhorn, Bras d’Or.
He was predeceased by his sisters, Anna King and Robena Aaron.
Visitation for Bill will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Joseph Church, North Sydney with Rev. Patrick O’Neill, officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Nova Scotia Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com.