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CULL, James Randall 'Jim'
Jim was a member of Calvin United Church where he was an active Elder for several years. He left home at a young age to join the merchant navy and as a result he travelled to many parts of the world. Jim was a hard worker and worked in many job areas. He worked with Mersey Paper in Liverpool, at Hunter and Rose Printing Establishment in Toronto and Shell Oil Company on the boats.
In 1952, he married Eda Gertrude 'Trudy' Smith in Springhill, N.S. While there, He worked in the coal mines to support their family, Patricia and Michael. They later moved to Cape Breton, where Jim at first worked in the mines. He went to school to upgrade and changed his career to becoming an oil burner technician.He eventually opened his own business, which he and his son operated until Michael's death in 1979. Jim was known for his persistence, great intelligence and problem-solving abilities.
When Trudy retired from teaching, they moved to their summer home in Cape Dauphin, where Jim loved to watch the boats on the Bras d'or Lakes. Family was very important to him. Left to mourn are his wife, Trudy, Cape Dauphin; daughter, Patty (Robert), New Waterford; grandchildren, Jennifer (Stephen) Fraser, New Waterford, James (Naomi) Woodfine, Grand Prairie, Alta.; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law and their families. Besides his parents, Jim was predeceased by his son, Michael and his remaining family in Newfoundland.
Visitation will be held Friday, July 23 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A funeral service will take place Saturday, July 24 at 2 p.m. in Calvin United Church with Rev. Duncan Roach officiating. Burial will be in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens with a luncheon to follow at Calvin Hall. All are welcome to attend. Jim's remains will be taken to the church at noon on Saturday. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Calvin United Church. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.vjmcgillivray.ca
He is survived by his wife, the former Judy Hann; children Catherine (Michael) Bendixen, Denmark, Melody Butler, Truro, Wendy Miller, Black Rock, Dale Shewchuck, Dartmouth, Amanda (Ryan) Dean, Glace Bay; nine grandchildren, several nieces and nephews; stepmother, Dorothy Figary, Port Aux Basques; sisters, Shirley (Paul) Patey, St. John's, NL, Verna (Frank) Andrews, Port Aux Basques, NL He was predeceased by sister Marilyn Foote and grandchild, Garilynn Stewart.
There will be no visitation as per Robye's request. A private family memorial service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Patten's Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay with Rev. Michael Goodfellow officiating. Memorial donations may be made in Robye's memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation. The family would like to express their gratitude to the nurses and staff in the I.C.U. of Glace Bay Healthcare Complex for their compassion and dignified care of Robye during his illness. Online condolences may be forwarded to the family at: www.pattenfuneral.com
GUY, Eliza W.
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