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FARRELL, David Lundrigan 74
Dave loved his family first and foremost, spending vacations with Teresa and the girls visiting places that were important to them. As an outdoorsman,he truly loved his career as a land surveyor with CA Campbell Consultants and time spend hunting in Newfoundlandand the Cape Breton Highlands. Dave was a firm believer in the co-operative movement and proudly served as a past member of the board of directors of Sydney Credit Union.
In recent years he volunteered with the breakfast program at Ashby School. The Screaming Eagles have lost a true fan. He will be deeply missed by his family and broad group of friends. As all those who love him know, Dave never forgot a person he met.
Everyone is invited to a visitation at S.W. Chant and Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, Wednesday, Dec. 20 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 21 at St. Theresa's Church, Whitney Avenue, Sydney, with Fr. Angus MacDougall officiating. Family flowers only. In memory of Dave's commitment to making the world a better place, donations may be made to a charity of choice. Many thanks to all those who cared for Dave at Cape Breton Regional Hospital and Glace Bay Health Care Complex.Your kindness and compassion will always be remembered. Life is the first gift, love is the second and family the third. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com
Addendum to yesterday's posting; David Farrell 74, Sydney. Besides his parents, Thomas "Teacher Tom" and Frances (Lundrigan) Farrell, he was predeceased by his brother, Patrick. Cremation has taken place with family burial at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of . . .
FRANCIS, Keith Douglas 37
HARVEY, Albert 84
He is survived by his son, Clyde, Ingonish and many relatives. Predeceased by his loving wife, Susannah (Holder); brothers, Lander, William; sister, Rose; stepbrothers Sam and Albert 'Obe'.
Albert served in the Second World War. Upon returning to Ingonish he married, working in the fishing industry and was a local mail carrier in the northern area of C.B. In 1952 he joined Parks Canada where he worked as a painter, janitorial and gardener's assistant until he retired. Albert was always involved in all community affairs including the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 105 and St. John's Anglican Church where he devoted his time and talent. He loved being with his family and friends playing cards, (especially cribbage), carving model boats, etc. He was loved and respected by the whole community. For the past three months he was a resident of Harbour View Hospital Veteran's Unit, Sydney Mines, where he received special care.
Albert will be greatly missed by all and will always be in our hearts.
He was the 'Salt of the Earth'. Visitation will be held
Tuesday, Dec. 12 at Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home, Ingonish,
2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m.
at St. John's Anglican Church, Ingonish with Rev. Elliot Siteman
officiating. Burial at the St. John's Cemetery, Ingonish. Donations
in memory of Albert may be made to a charity of one's choice. Online
condolences may be sent to the family email@example.com
HEAD, Solomon Elmo 71
LAWLOR, Walter Joseph 91
Walter was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He
was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Alice Foley and by so
many close friends. Walter is still remembered fondly by former employees,
associates, legion comrades, neighbours and acquaintances. He is
survived by his only son, Michael, a resident of Happy Valley, Labrador.
A 'Celebration of Life' will be hosted at the John Bernard
Croak VC Branch 3 of the Royal Canadian Legion, 43 Union St., Glace
Bay, Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Peter Clifford Bisson (Maj.
Ret.) officiating. Friends and guests are invited to share their
stories and remembrances at this reception. Walter's remains will
be buried alongside his wife, Mary in St. John's, N.L., next spring.
Donations in Walter's memory are suggested to the Comfort Fund, the
Alzheimer Society or to a charity of choice.
MACINNIS, Eileen "Woody" C. (Peddle)
Woody is survived by her daughters, Barbara (Ken), Florence (Jack),son, Danny (Valerie), all of Sydney. She is also survived by her "Newfie" family, brothers, Gerald, Lloyd, Frank; sisters, Carrie (John) Parsons, Judy Collins, Sally (Allan) Peddle, Joyce Holloway, Ruth (Boyd) Hawco, Ann (Colin) Greening; as well as grandchildren, Tina (Mac), Derek (Courtney), Nicholas, Breagh and Racheal; great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Taylor and Chelsea. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her loving husband, Joseph P. and infant son, Andrew. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 27 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, with Pastor Sheldon Chant officiating. Donations may be made to Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimers Society. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com Funeral arrangements are under the direction of . . .
MACPHEE, Joan 74
Surviving are her loving husband, Fred; sisters, Bridie and Cathy, Newfoundland; brother, Bill, Newfoundland, and several nieces and nephews. Joan was predeceased by her sister, Lillian Boland. There will be no visitation. A memorial mass will be held at Holy Redeemer Church 11 a.m., Saturday, Rev. Errol MacDonald officiating. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. Memorials may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Condolences may be sent to the family at: firstname.lastname@example.org
PICCOTT, Garfield 83
Garfield is survived by his devoted wife of 61 years, Rose (Dewland) Piccott; four daughters, Queena (Walter) Nowlan, Dartmouth, Sharon (Samuel) Skinner, North Sydney, Rose Marie (Ronald) Ross, Timberlea, Carrilynn (Jeff) Wall, Dartmouth; by three sons, Garfield "Gary" (Diane) Piccott, Jobe Piccott, both of Dartmouth, and Glenn(Cheryl) Piccott, North Sydney; 11 grandchildren, Stephen Skinner, Shawn Skinner, Susan Johnstone, Wally Nowlan, Tammy Ripley, Jeffrey Wall, Jason Wall, Ryan Piccott, Lucas Piccott, Regan Piccott and Sara Piccott; four great grandchildren, Matthew Skinner, Riley Skinner, Rebecca Ripley and Liam Ripley. Also surviving is his sister, Dorothy Blagdon, North Sydney, and brother-in-law, Job (Patsy) Dewland, Milltown Bay, Despoir, N.L. He was predeceased by brothers, George Piccott, North Sydney, James Piccott, Cartyville, N.L., Arthur Piccott, Halifax, and by sisters, Rebecca Herridge and Carrie Sheppard, North Sydney. Visitation will be held today (Wednesday) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to take place at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. Online condolences may be sent to email@example.com
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