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William Edward Pentecost

Born In: Sydney Mines
Born: October 15th, 1937

Passed on: March 5th, 2015

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of our father, grandfather, brother and friend on Thursday, March 5, 2015.
Edward was born on Oct. 15, 1937 in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton. Edward served in the armed forces for eight years, stationed in France, Germany, Annapolis Valley and Montreal. He was employed with Air Canada as an avionics technician from 1971 till he took early medical retirement.
Edward and wife Mary were foster parents to more than one hundred children. Some of them are still in contact. Edward enjoyed woodworking and collecting tools as well as listening to country music and watching golf.
Edward is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Mary Ellen (Sampson); children, Sandra Gerry, Guelph, Ont.; Jim Pentecost (Jennifer), Halifax and Heather Hosein (Ricky), Brampton, Ont.; grandchildren, Shaun Pentecost (Mandy), Robert Gerry and Kayla Hosein; sister, Anne Sampson (Joe).
He was predeceased by his parents, James and Annie Pentecost; brother, John; sisters, Mary Babineau and Margret Allen.
Cremation has taken place and funeral service will take place from St. John the Baptist Church, River Bourgeois, at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 9th, with Rev. Dennis Lamey officiating. Burial will take place at a later date.
Memorial donations can be made to the Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care Unit.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, St. Peter’s.
Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com.


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