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From: (Carol MacLean)
Subject: Cape Breton Deaths May 22, 2006 Monday
Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 22:41:30 -0700

Cape Breton Deaths May 22, 2006 Monday

Joseph Fraser Gillis 77, SYDNEY FORKS Joseph Fraser Gillis, 77, of 595
Meadows Rd., Sydney Forks, passed away suddenly at home Sunday, May 21,
2006, where he
resided all his life. He was the son of the late James and Sadie (Fraser)
Gillis of Meadows Road. Fraser retired from the City of Sydney Police Force
in 1993, after 42 years of service. He was a member of Sydney Council 1060
of the KOC. He also served many terms on the board of directors of the
Sydney Credit Union. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and he
was devoted to his home and family. Fraser is survived by his wife, Gloria
(Gillis); daughter, Roseanne (Angus MacLean), Orangeville, Ont.; sons,
Eugene (Ellen), Meadows Road, Bernard, Sydney and Norman Gillis, at home;
stepdaughter, Sharon McCready, Bedford, N.S. Also surviving are
grandchildren, Kyle and Christian MacLean and Bradley and Tessa Gillis and
step grandson, Colin McCready. Fraser was predeceased by his first wife,
Theresa (MacNeil) Gillis and a brother,
Lawrence. Visitation for the late Fraser Gillis will be held at T.W.Curry
Parkview Chapel, 755 George St., Sydney, Tuesday, May 23, from 2-4 and 7-9
Funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at St.Mary's Church,
East Bay, with Fr. Frank Abbass officiating. Burial will follow in the
parish cemetery. In memoriam, donationsmay be made to St. Mary's Church
Renovation Fund or to a charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be
forwarded to the family at

Mary Catherine Robertson86, HOWIE CENTRE It is with great sadness that we
announce the passing of our mother, Mary Robertson at the Cape Breton
Regional Hospital Saturday, May 20, 2006, after a brief illness, surrounded
by her loving family. Born in Portage , Mary was the daughter of the late
Eddie and Mary Jane (Campbell) MacDonald. Mary was a member of Our Lady of
Fatima parish, Sydney
River. Mary was a 40-year member of Our Lady of Fatima CWL and a supporter
of the Association of the Marian Helpers. As well Mary was a member of the
Gaelic Society, the Ladies Auxiliary of the KOC Council 1060 and an avid
tarabish player. Mary is survived by her daughters, Bev MacLellan, East
Bay, Sheila (Dave) Gale, Edmonton, Alta., Elaine (Donnie) MacRae, Floral
Heights, Loretta (Gerald) Barrington, Floral Heights, Heather (Chuck)
Dobbin, Sydney; sons, Eddie (Catherine Anne), Curry Street and Gerard
(Carolyn), Floral Heights. She leaves to mourn her loving sister, Anne
Vassallo, Sydney Forks; special sister-in-law, Rita Windsor, Sydney River;
Sister Lauretta Robertson, Bethany and brother-in-law, Joe Robertson,
Halifax. She is also survived by 23 grandchildren and 21 great
grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband,
John William in 1984, and a daughter, Jeanette Campbell in 1990. Mary was a
loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and wonderful neighbour who will
be greatly missed by all. Visitation for the late MaryCatherine Robertson
will be held Monday, May 22, from 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview
Chapel. Funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday, May 23, at 11 a.m. in Our
Lady of Fatima Church with Fr. NormanMacPhee officiating. Burial will be in
Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia
Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may e sent to the family at

You're a special Mom. Mom, you've always been there to make things right with
our world. To listen, to laugh, to be proud of us. To be happy for all the good
things and to share the disappointments. You're a very important part of
our world. Mom - for always. Thanks for making it such aspecial place. We
love you so.

Mary T. MacSween 76, BEAVER COVE Mary Teresa MacSween (nee Gillis), a
longtime resident of Beaver Cove, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 20,
2006, at Buchanan Memorial Hospital, Neil's Harbour. Born in North Sydney,
Mary was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lucy (MacNeil)Gillis. After
graduating from Iona High School, Mary taught school for several years. She
then graduated from Empire Business College and began a secretarial career.
She retired from CN and resided in Beaver Cove. She endured a lengthy
illness at Highland Manor, Neil's Harbour, where she received great love
and compassion. She is survived by sisters, Sister Margaret CSM,
Lethbridge, Alta., Jennie (Ches) Liska, Northwest Arm, Sophie (John) Gakis,
Calgary, Alta.; brothers, Joseph C., Boisdale and Ambrose, Halifax. She is
also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews and grandnieces and
grandnephews. Mary was predeceased by her husband, Dan MacSween,
brothers, Bert and infant twin brothers, Archibald andMichael. Visitation
for the late Mary MacSween will take place Monday, May 22, from 2-4 and 7-9
p.m. in St. Andrew's Church, Boisdale. The funeral mass will be celebrated
Tuesday, May 23, in St. Andrew's Church at 2 p.m. with Fr. Paul Abbass
officiating. Burial will be held in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations
may be made to the North of Smokey Palliative Care Society, the Highland
Manor or a charity of choice.
Funeral arrangements to T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel, Sydney. Online
condolences may be sent to the family at

Maxwell Herbert Adams 77, SYDNEY Max Adams, 77, of Sydney passed away
Saturday, May 20, 2006, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in
Sydney, he was a son
of the late Herbert and Bessie (Mercer )Adams. Max was employed at Chappell's
Factory and Building Supplies, Brookland Street and later as a barber
working in several shops in Sydney. He was a member of Christ Anglican
parish. Max is survived by his wife, Susan (Hillier) Adams; three
daughters, Beth (Perry) Corbett, Sydney, Donna (Jim) Anderson, Dartmouth,
Joanne Adams, New Waterford; seven grandchildren Jennifer Lynk, Jamieand
Jody Tunnicliff, Amanda Steele, Alexandra, Patrick and Victoria Adderson;
three step g randchildren, Heather Plumeridge, Jennifer and Aaron Corbett;
11 great-grandchildren; sister, Ruby King, Ontario; brother, Bill Adams,
California and several nieces and nephews. Max was predeceased by sister,
Ann French and brother, Roy. As to his wishes, there will be no visitation.
Cremation has taken place.A memorial service will be held in Christ Church
11 a.m.Wednesday with Rev. Valerie Rhymes officiating. Online condolences
may be sent to the family at

Harvey MacDonald Ley 68, TUPPERVILLE Harvey MacDonald Ley, 68, of
Tuppeville, Annapolis County, passed away May 21, 2006, in the Annapolis
County Health Centre, Annapolis Royal. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the
late Marshall and Emma (MacDonald) Ley. Harvey was an auditor with Revenue
Canada for many years.
He is survived by his wife the former Elsie Jean Moores, sons, Kevin,
Montreal and Allen, Ottawa. He was predeceased by his brother, Doug.
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Kaulbach Family
Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. No visiting by family request.
Funeralservice will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday from St. Luke's Anglican
Church, Annapolis Royal with Canon Kenneth
Vaughan officiating. Family flowers only. Donationsin Harvey's memory may
be sent to the Annapolis West Health Foundation, P.O. Box 426, Annapolis
Royal,N.S., B0S 1A0. Email condolences may be sent to

Lloyd Joseph Hiscock 75, SYDNEY We regret to announce the passing of Lloyd
Joseph Hiscock which occurred Friday, May 19, 2006, at Harbourstone
Care, Sydney. Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Joseph and Bridget
(MacNeil) Hiscock. In his younger years he worked for the coal piers and
other jobs. Lloyd is survived by his son,Joey (Tammy); daughter, Kimberley;
sisters, Delores Hardy, Jenny (James) Mercer; brother,Winston (Florence)
Hiscock; grandchildren, Amber Lynn,Nicholas, Kathleen, Leah, Jessica,
Amanda, Samantha as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his
parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Michelle, sister, Josephine
Duffney and brother, Wilfred. Visitation will take place Monday, May 22,
from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra
St., Sydney. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, atSt.
Alphonsus Church, South Bar. Cremation to follow. Online condolences may be
sent to our webpage at
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of . . .

Robert Milnes 'Bob' MacDonald Robert Milnes 'Bob' MacDonald, 79, passed
away peacefully into the presence of his Lord, Saturday,May 20, 2006, in
the Dartmouth General Hospital with his daughter Cheryl at his side. Born
April 19, 1927 in Sydney, he was a son of the late Murdock and Amelia
'Millie' (Caswell) Macdonald. Bob worked for Coca Cola for many years and
owned the Coca Cola plant in New Glasgow. He also worked in sales in
different areas of the province and with different companies. Bob owned
Alex Taxi and most recently had worked for
Bob's Taxi, car # 418. He absolutely loved driving taxi and acting as a
"chauffeur." He enjoyed interacting with his many clients. Bob is survived
by son, Rob, Kelowna, B.C.; daughter, Cheryl (Scott) Fraser, Dartmouth;
wife, he former Daphne Mills; grandchildren, Ryan and Kirk; sisters, Beryl
and Lois Macdonald, both of Sydney, Carol (George) Ramsay, Tantallon;
Ferne Macdonald, Dartmouth, Mary Louise Macdonald, Halifax; many nieces and
nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Kenneth and Keith. Arrangements
have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth,
where Bob's family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and from
where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m.Wednesday, Mr. Peter Ramsay
officiating. Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow
in Atlantic Funeral Home Family Reception Centre. Family flowers only. If
so desired, a donation in Bob's memory to Canadian Cancer Society, 1-5826
South St., Halifax, N.S., B3H 1S6 or Dartmouth General Hospital
Foundation, 325 Pleasant St., Dartmouth, N.S., B2Y 4G8 would be
appreciated. Online condolences are available through


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