Michael (Mike) Tobin
It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Michael (Mike) Blair Tobin age 59, resident of Amherst, and a former long time resident of North Sydney, N.S., on Friday December 28, 2012 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in North Sydney, N.S., Mike was the son of the late Arthur and Christina (Weir) Tobin. He worked at Northside General Hospital and Cape Breton Regional Hospital before his retirement. He enjoyed photography, hunting, fishing, and all that the outdoors has to offer.
Mike is survived by his son Blair (Krista) Tobin, grandchildren Shamus and Maria, and daughter Tara Tobin (Daryl Robertson), Halifax. His sister Cathy (Cecil) Hickey, brother Cyril (Paulette) Tobin, both of North Sydney, and brother Kenny (Sandra Denny) Tobin, Eskasoni, as well as his companion, Melanie Gotell of Amherst, and her three daughters, Shaelin, Samantha, and Savannah Fage.
Cremation has taken place. A funeral mass was held at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic church, North Sydney, N.S., on January 7, 2012. A memorial mass will be held at Holy Family Parish, Amherst, N.S. on January 18,2013 at 9.30am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Holy Family Parish Building Fund at the church, or through Campbell’s Funeral Home, Amherst, N.S.