William 'Billy' Kupusa
Born In: Donkin
Passed on: February 18th, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of William Kupusa, Donkin, at the Glace Bay Health Center on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013.
Born in Donkin, he was the son of the late Mary Ann (Kupusa) Jewells and raised by his grandparents, the late Fred and Florence (McKenna) Kupusa, who he called Ma and Da.
William loved to hunt and fish. From the age of 15, until he retired, William worked as a coal miner.
He will be missed by his sons, Bill Jr., at home and Tom (Mary and daughter Mariah), Glace Bay; grandson, Daniel and his mother, Susan, Saint John, N.B.; brother, Ernie (Ruby), Donkin; sisters, Mary (William), Donkin and Mildred (Ron), Glace Bay.
Besides his mother and grandparents, William was predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Margaret (Reid); infant son, Patrick; stepfather, Ernest Jewells and sister, Irna Florence Jewells.
William will be sadly missed by all, especially by his grandson, Daniel, who was the apple of his eye and also, his best friend, Bruno Moelbert, his wife, Cindy and family.
There will be no visitation. A memorial mass will be held at St. Gregory’s Church, Donkin on Saturday 11 a.m., with Rev. Norman MacPhee officiating. Interment in St. Gregory’s Cemetery.
We would like to thank the nurses and staff of the Glace Bay Health Center for all the care they gave William. Also, thanks to Dr. MacLean, Fr. MacPhee and Rose Matheson, Homecare worker.
Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.