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BRUCE, Myrtle Hillier, 80
She is survived by four daughters, Mary Kohler (John), Spring Hill, Florida, U.S.A., Beverly Aucoin (Mark), New Waterford, Marilyn Petitpas (Casper), Florence, Colleen Perry (Robert), Russell, Manitoba; eight sons, Albert Hillier (Rose), Goose Bay, Labrador, David Hillier (Deborah), Bridgewater, Roland Hillier, Mission, B.C., Eric (Gisela), St. Albert, Alta., Gordon Hillier, Carl Hillier (Greta), Evan Hillier (Karen), Cecil Hillier (Carol), all of North Sydney; one sister, Lucy Drake, Grand Bank, Nfld.; 33 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Gordon Hillier, her second husband, William Bruce, a sister, Julia Lake, brothers, Charles Tibbo and Harold Tibbo, Newfoundland, grandson, David Hillier. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Monday 2 p.m. from Grace Fellowship Church, Sydney Mines, with Pastor Rick Barnes officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to Enriched Housing Northside Community Guest Home.
DOLLIMOUNT Sr., Raymound, 78
He is survived by his wife, Olive (Skinner); sons, Gilbert, Louisbourg, Clyde, Halifax, Keith (Audrey), Sydney, David (Jocelyn), Catalone, Wade (Murial), Vancouver, and daughter Betty (Mark Steylen), Guelph, Ont. Also by seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Raymond.
Visitation will take place at W.A. Chant Funeral Home, Main Street,
Louisbourg, today from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place at St.
Bartholomew's Church, Main Street, Louisbourg on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Fr.
Paul Finley officiating. Burial to follow in parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in lieu of flowers.
GALPIN, Aubrey William (C.A.), 71
He is survived by his devoted wife Margaret of 47 years; daughters, Janis (Robert), Sydney Mines, Gina LeMoine, Halifax, Jill (Gerry) Payne, Sydney; sons, Derek (Margaret Ann), Moncton, Stuart (Michelle), North Sydney, and Jay, Halifax. Also surviving are sisters, Mona (Gerry) Haycox, St. Catharines, Wilma (James) Rose, North Sydney, Diane (Andrew) Rose, North Sydney; brother, Sydney (Midge), Edmonton, and eight grandchildren. Aubrey was predeceased by grandson, Graham Alexander Galpin, stepbrother, James, stepsisters, June Newman, Loretta Mathers and Mildred Turner. At the request of the family, there will be no visitation. A private memorial service will be held for the immediate family at Lakeside Cemetery with Katherine Tait officiating. Arrangements under the direction of Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home in Sydney Mines. No flowers by request, donations in Aubrey's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, VON or Palliative Care.
LAMBERT, George G.
LEBLANC, Margaret (Kennedy), 87
Surviving are her daughter, Brenda, Sydney; son, Gerard (Valerie), Sydney; sister, Martha Gorman, Newfoundland; daughter-in-law, Marguerite, grandchildren, David (Amy), Robert, Kenneth and Ashley; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph, in 1983, son, Patrick, in 1993, brother, Dominic and sister, Sr. Elizabeth Patrice. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel today (Tuesday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Holy Redeemer Church, Wednesday 2 p.m., with Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Celiac Association. Condolences may be sent to the family at email@example.com
MACINTYRE, Mary, 68
She became the bride of the late John F. MacIntyre in November of 1950 and raised five children. She is survived by daughters, Nancy Carrigan, Glace Bay, Diane Mills, Sydney River; sons, John "Bud" (Mona), Sydney River, Stephen, Sydney, Todd (Carolyn), Howie Centre; brothers, Gordon (Nell), North Sydney and George (Shirley), French Vale; 10 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Mary maintained her sense of humour and mischievousness in the past few months with her sisters-in-law, Irene Clarke, Ruth MacSween and Jean McCharles, in games of tarbish and storytelling. She was predeceased by her husband, John and sisters, Harriet, Marjorie and Hazel. Visitation will be at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Sydney River United Protestant Church, Rev. Bill Thomas officiating. Donations may be made to Cape Breton Palliative Care Society or to a charity of one's choice.
MACNEIL, Mary Matilda, 84
Surviving are daughters, Irene (Harold) Antle, Sydney, Rosemarie (Raymond) Schaller, Sydney Forks, Joan (Burton) MacNeil, Falmouth; sons, Sandy (Paulette) MacNeil Truro, Al MacNeil, Bridgetown, Fred (Myrtle) MacNeil, Sydney, Arthur MacNeil, Vancouver; step-children, Dennis McNeil, Debbie McNeil, John McNeil, Allan McNeil, Bonnie DeMelo; sisters, Loretta Bauer, Rose Gale, both of Sydney; brothers, Arthur Gale, Edmonton, Mathew Gale, Newfoundland; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and several step-grandchildren. Mary was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was predeceased by her first husband of 46 years, Alexander (Rory) MacNeil in 1986; second husband of two years, Cyril McNeil in 1998; brothers, Gus, Aiden, John Francis, Michael, Joseph, Leo, Dody. The late Mrs. MacNeil will have visitation today and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel. Funeral mass will be held 9 a.m. Wednesday in Sacred Heart Church. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Donations may be made to the Cerebral Palsy Association, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Branch or charity of choice.
MURRAY, Absalom, 77
Abe is survived by a son, David (Marilyn) and a granddaughter, Kimberly, Barrie, Ont.; brothers, William "Bill", Reserve Mines, Mel (Delphine), Camrose, Alta., Gordon (Penny), Sydney Road; two sisters, Ada (Roy MacIntosh), Orillia, Ont., Anne MacDonald, Cartier Street, Sydney. He was predeceased by brothers, George and Joshua, two sisters, Vivian Haggerty and Marion Jamieson. Also predeceased by two sisters, Isabel and Florence and a brother, Alex, all in infancy. Visitation was held Monday, Aug. 20, 7-9 p.m. at Steckly-Gooderham Funeral Home Inc., Barrie, Ont. Complete service was held in the chapel Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 3 p.m. Donations may be made to a foundation or charity of choice.
MURRAY, William H., 74
William is survived by two daughters, Florence Copley, Dominion, Dale (Ralph) Faulkner, Sydney Mines; two sons, Donald (Helen) Murray, Glace Bay and foster son Sheldon Aucoin, Trenton; two brothers, Gordon (Penny) Murray, Reserve Mines, Mel Murray, Camrose, Alta.; two sisters, Ann MacDonald, Sydney, Ada (Roy) MacIntosh, Orillia, Ont. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Holly Faulkner and Katrina and Tyler Murray. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, the former Margaret Mary (Maggie) MacDonald Murray; brothers, George, Joshua, Abe and Alex in infancy; four sisters, Vivian Haggerty and Marion Jamieson and Isabel and Florence, in infancy. Visitation for the late William Murray will be held Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church with Father James Oliver officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of the late William Murray may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
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