James Leo 'Jim' Aucoin
Passed on: November 23rd, 2012
It is with deep sorrow and broken hearts the family announces the passing of Jim Aucoin on Nov. 23, 2012, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
Jim was a labourer and excelled in carpentry and drywall. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, a good game of tarabish, his daily walks, was an avid hockey fan — Boston Bruins his team, loved his baby — ‘his car’, but most of all the bonfires and mussels in the back yard with his family meant everything to him.
Jim is survived by his loving mother, Betty, who throughout his life had a very special bond with; his cherished sisters, Linda (David), River Ryan, Jeanette (Joel), Sydney, Frances, Scotchtown, Joanne (Domingo), Halifax, Karen (Zoe), England, and Lily (Leon), New Waterford; brothers, Ernie, River Ryan, Eddie, Stanley (Rosalie), Gerard (Johanna), all of New Waterford, Wayne, Living (Renee), both of Ontario; very special godson, Domingo Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Jim lived with his mother all of his life and in later years he found the love of his life, Annie who he adored and loved as she brought much happiness to him.
Jim was predeceased by his brother Joseph.
There will be no visitation, cremation has taken place. A chapel service to celebrate Jim’s life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 11 a.m. with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery, followed by a luncheon at the KOC, Plummer Avenue, and all are welcome.
In lieu of flowers donations in Jim’s memory can be made to the Cape Breton Palliative Care, Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
The family sends a special ‘thank you’ to the nursing staff, 2nd floor, New Waterford Consolidated Hospital and 4th floor, Palliative Care Unit, Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, 862-7500.
To send online condolences to the family, go to www.mclellanfuneralhome.com.
Jim, you will be forever in our hearts — Family and Friends.