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Cape Breton Post
December 1999

Cape Breton Post

 

 

Ethel M. (Westcott) Boutilier
90, Port Caledonia
Ethel M. Boutilier
, 90, of 173 Mines Rd., Port Caledonia, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1999, in the Glace Bay Health Care Complex. Born in Carbonear, Nfld., she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Emma (Harris) Westcott. Ethel was an active member of St. Lukes Anglican Church and the ladies guild and was an active member of Queen Victoria Rebekah Lodge No. 63, Donkin. Surviving to mourn her loss is a brother, John and his wife, Elizabeth; a sister, Theresa, with whom she resided and several nieces and nephews. Ethel was predeceased by her husband, Jimmie in 1976, also brothers, Joseph, Leslie and Samuel. Visitation will be held today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Patten Funeral Home and Chapel, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be held Saturday, 2 p.m. in St. Lukes Anglican Church, Port Caledonia with Fr. Paul C. Findley officiating assisted by Canon Fev Arnold. Burial will be in St. Lukes Anglican Cemetery, Port Caledonia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice. Grant unto her eternal rest Lord, may light perpetual shine upon her.

John T.(Jack) Sinyard
86, North Sydney
John T. Sinyard
, age 86, of 49 Prince St., North Sydney, died Friday, Dec. 3, 1999, in North Sydney. Born in Marystown, Nfld., he was a son of the late Pius and Lucy Sinyard. He worked as a fisherman for most of his life. He served with the Merchant Navy during the Second World War. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 19, North Sydney. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney. Surviving are a sister, Katie, Marystown, Nfld., two brothers, Ambrose and Alphonse (Sheila), all of Parker's Cove, Nfld.; a special friend, Chesley Moore, North Sydney and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by two sisters, Irene and Mary. Visitation Tuesday morning 8:30 in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral mass to follow 10 a.m. Tuesday from St. Joseph's Church, North Sydney with Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the C.B. District Veterans Hospital Comfort Fund

Grace May
84, North Sydney
Grace May
, 84, a resident of 38 Cornwall St., North Sydney, died Monday, Dec. 13, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in St. John's, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Gus and Minnie Andrews. She was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney. She is survived by one daughter, Mildred, New Hampshire; two sons, Fred, Whycocomagh and Robert, North Sydney; three brothers, Fred, Ontario, Jim and Clarence, both of Newfoundland; three sisters, Gertrude Bailey, St. John's, Nfld., Myrtle Heilley, U.S.A. and Phyllis Fisher, Niagara Falls. She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred May, brothers, Harold, Enoch and Gus and a sister, Mildred. Visitation today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral services Wednesday, 2 p.m. at St. Matthew Wesley United Church with the Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Lawrence (Red) Farrell
73, Sydney
Lawrence (Red) Farrell
, 73, of 769 Victoria Road, Sydney, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 26, 1999, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Bay du Nord, Fortune Bay, Nfld., he was the son of the late Pius and Bernadette Farrell. He was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish, Sydney. He worked at the Sydney Steel Corporation until his retirement in 1989. Surviving are his wife Eileen; two daughters Marguerite (Mrs. John Pittman) and Lillian (Mrs. Bruce Andrews), both of Sydney River; five sons Adrian (Janice), Sydney, Bernie (Margo), Newport Corner, Windsor, David (Margie), Ingonish, Larry (Kim), Baddeck, and Maurice (Moe), at home; sister Gertrude (Mrs. Maurice Hillier), Sydney and one brother Philip (Dorothy) Farrell, Sydney. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, Stephen, Janet and Brent Pittman, Adrian and Heather Farrell, Rebecca and Vivian Farrell, Colin and Cara Andrews and Meghan, Devin and Christopher Farrell. He was predeceased by two brothers Adrian and Pius. The late Mr. Farrell will have visitation today (Monday) from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. in the T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Sydney. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in Holy Redeemer Church with Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.

 

Contributed by Jeri Keough
Revised: December 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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