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John Hugh Mullowney

John Hugh Mullowney

Born In: Sydney

Passed in: Cole Harbour
Passed on: February 21st, 2016

John Hugh Mullowney, age 82, passed away peacefully on Feb. 21, 2016, at home in Cole Harbour with his wife of 63 years, Florence, by his side.
Born in Sydney, he was the son of Michael and Gladys Mullowney. He excelled in minor sports and played senior hockey for the Sydney Millionaires and Glace Bay Miners. He remained involved in minor sports coaching at all levels, including the Sydney Junior Millionaires. John retired as Deputy Chief of the Sydney Police Department in 1994 after 40 years of service and support to his community. He was a loving husband, brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who cared deeply for his family. He was a talented carpenter, always ready to help family and friends. John enjoyed family life, travel, dogs, camping in Ingonish; tarabish, cribbage, and sharing stories with friends.
Survived by his wife, Florence (MacLeod); his sister, Margaret (Ken) Robertson, Alberta; sons, Ronald, Botwood, John (Patricia), Cole Harbour, Michael (Darlene), St. John’s and daughter, Deborah Annesty (Brent), Cole Harbour; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
John was predeceased by his daughter-in-law, Shelia. Family burial service will be held in Sydney at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John may be made to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation or Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be directed to www.coleharbourfuneral.com.


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