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From: (Carol MacLean)
Subject: [NS-CB] Cape Breton Deaths July 16, 2008 Wednesday
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 20:18:26 -0800

Cape Breton Deaths July 16, 2008 Wednesday

Wanda 'Cookie' Pottle 73, Sydney - It is with deep sadness that we announce
the passing of Wanda Ann 'Cookie' Pottle of Kings Road, Sydney, on Monday,
July 14, 2008, at home. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late
Thomas and Wanda (Filek) Doolan. In 1982, Cookie retired from Zellers where
she was employed as an office manager. Surviving are her husband, James;
son, Tom (Lee Cantwell), Sydney; daughter, Wanda (Harry Glube), Halifax;
grandchildren, Sarah Pottle (Daniel Huffaker), Halifax, and Emilie Pottle,
London, England; brothers, Tom (Judy) Doolan, Sydney, and Ray Ivany (Laurie
Graham), Dartmouth and many nieces and nephews. Cookie was predeceased by
her brothers, Edward Doolan and Dwight Doolan. There will be no visitation.
A memorial service will be held at Church Of Christ the King, Friday, July
18, 11 a.m. with Rev. Fred Rhymes officiating. Interment in Forest Haven
Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at
Katherine May MacInnis 74, North Sydney - It is with deep sadness we
announce the sudden passing of our beloved Katherine May MacInnis. God took
home a beautiful and precious woman we had the privilege of calling wife,
mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, on Monday,
July 14, 2008, at the Northside General Hospital. She joins her dear son
Gregory to embrace him on his upcoming birthday. Born in Halifax, Katherine
was the daughter of the late William and Hughena (Richards) Barrett.
Katherine worked for many years at the former Rahey's Supermarket on
Blowers Street in North Sydney. She was a member of the Bras d'Or Senior
Citizens and a former member of St. Joseph Church in Bras d'Or, and in
recent years she was a member of St. Joseph Church in North Sydney.
Katherine is survived by her loving husband, Roderick; her five children,
Roddie, Elaine, Allen, Michael and Stephen (Tara Lee); her nine
grandchildren, Dannielle, Tanya, Heather, Jessica, Jordan, Miranda, Bryce,
Samantha and Josh and two great-grandchildren, Taylor and Dan Joe. Also
surviving are her brothers, Bill (Linda Gaudet) Barrett, Kenneth (Nellie)
Barrett; sisters, Shirley (Clarence) MacPhail and Dianna Marie (Vincent)
MacDonald; and also the extended members of the MacInnis family.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by one son, Gregory and a
daughter-in-law, Jane MacInnis. Katherine was gifted in being able to meet
you, know you and cherish you. She will be greatly missed and forever
There will be no visitation by request. A funeral mass will held 10 a.m.
Thursday, July 17 at St. Joseph Church, North Sydney with Rev. Jim Attwood
officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of W.J. Dooley
Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Memorial donations may be
made to the Nova Scotia Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be sent to
Levi Joseph Joe 74, Eskasoni - Levi Joe, 74, of 97 74th St., Eskasoni,
passed away peacefully on Monday, July 14, 2008, at the Cape Breton
Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Potlotek, Cape Breton, he was the son of
the late John and Mary Isabel (Googoo) Joe. He was a member of Holy Family
parish, Eskasoni. He was a carpenter by trade, having built many homes in
Eskasoni. Levi loved to play music on many instruments and was a writer and
singer of songs. He served as a councillor for a number of years. He is
survived by his wife, the former Helena Dennis; children, Theresa (Steve),
Vincent (Louise), Patricia (James), Catherine (Steve), Rose, Veronica
(Frank), Pauline, Paul (Charlene), Troy, Glen, all of Eskasoni, Eleanor
(Charlie), Membertou; 29 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren; numerous
nieces, nephews and godchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Tena
(Walter) Young, Mary Catherine Francis; two brothers, Benedict (Bridget)
Joe, Edward (Barbara) Joe and by Karl Lafford, John David Lafford, Kenneth
Lafford and Kevin Lafford. He was predeceased by a son, Noel Joe and two
daughters in infancy, Mary Isabel and Mary Tena, brothers, Wilfred, Fabian,
Noel, Joseph, John and by a sister, Mary Theresa Joe. Visitation for the
late Mr. Joe will take place after 7 p.m., Thursday at the family
residence, 97 74th St., Eskasoni. A funeral mass will be celebrated
Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Church with Rev. Martin MacDougall
officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery, Eskasoni. Online
condolences may be sent to
Paul Joseph Fitzpatrick July 11, 1943-July 10, 2008 Paul Joseph
Fitzpatrick, better known as 'Papa' to his Angel Dolls (Kallan and Macy),
passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital, Thursday, July 10, 2008, at
the age of 64 years.
Papa had a deep love for the ocean but even a deeper love for his
grandchildren. Paul had a great sense of humour and loved to tell a good
story. His stories and memories will continue on by his family that cherish
him so much. Paul will sadly be missed by his wife of 45 years, Jessie
(nee Crawford); two daughters, Wendy (Barry) Packard, Red Deer, and Cindy
(Joute) Meinema, Lacombe; and three grandchildren, Ralph, Macy and Kallan.
He will be sadly missed by his one brother, Mike (Thelma) Fitzpatrick; four
sisters, Theresa (Raymond) Burke, Mary-Margaret McDougall, Pauline
Pinkerton and Helen Butts. Paul was predeceased by his parents, John and
Margaret, one sister, Annie-May Lloyd and one brother, John Fitzpatrick. A
celebration of Paul's life will take place at Red Deer Funeral Home (67
Street), Saturday, July 19 at 1 p.m. Flowers are gratefully declined,
those wishing to make a donation in memory of Mr. Paul Fitzpatrick can do
so to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, No. 101, 5208 53 Ave., Red Deer,
Alta., T4N 5K2. Arrangements are entrusted to Red Deer Funeral Home, 6150
67th St., Red Deer, Alta., T4R 3M7, 403-347-3319. Condolences can be sent
to the family by visiting
Rita Kathleen MacInnis (Bonaparte) 1917-2008 Sydney - Rita MacInnis,
Kenwood Drive, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at the Cape Breton
Regional Hospital, Sydney. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary
(Mombourquette) Bonaparte. She is survived by her son, Donnie (Shirley);
daughter, Carol (Gordie) Sullivan; daughter-in-law, Marjorie; grandsons,
Danny, Scott, John R., Michael and Sandy; granddaughters, Kelly, Leona,
Cheryl, Brenda and Frances. She is also survived by brother, Leo Bonaparte,
MacKinnon's Harbour; and a sister, Kathleen MacLean, Ottawa Brook. She was
predeceased by the love of her life, husband John Dan MacInnis, sons, Billy
and Alex, daughter-in-law, Edie, a daughter in infancy, grandson, Thomas
Patrick Sullivan in infancy, sisters, Bertha MacLeod, Anna (MacSween)
Bailey, Nora Gagne, Annie MacNeil, Cecilia MacNeil and brothers, Charles,
Felix, Abe and Raymond in infancy. There will be no visitation for the late
Mrs. MacInnis. A funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, July 18 at 11 a.m.
at St. Anthony Daniel Church with Rev. Donald MacGillivary officiating.
Interment in St. Mary's Parish Cemetery, East Bay.
On line condolences may be sent to
Walter 'Lefty' Johnston 85, Dartmouth - Walter Alexander 'Lefty' Johnston,
85, Dartmouth, passed away July 9, 2008, in Dartmouth General Hospital.
Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Lloyd L. and Madge
(Gillis) Johnston. He was a pipefitter by trade and very proud to be a
member of Local 682 Plumbers and Pipe Fitters. He was a member of Royal
Canadian Legion 150.
He was an avid outdoorsman and musician. He was a veteran of the Second
World War serving in Holland and reclaiming Germany. He was also a friend
of Bill W. for almost 50 years. He is survived by daughters, Paula
MacPherson, Patsy (Teddy) Poirier, Bobbi (Allan) Boudreau, Anne Marie
(Robert) Heudes; sons, Reg Johnston, Bud (Susan) Johnston, Earl (Vivian)
Johnston, Michael Johnston; sister, Caroline Towne, Kapuskasing, Ont.;
grandchildren, Rick, Lisa, Shane, Reggie, Michelle, Steven, Matt, Carli,
Kelsie, Teresa, Alex, Vanessa and John; great-grandchildren, Abbie, Isaac,
RJ, Olivia, Connor and Ella. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 46
years, Ellen 'Teas' (Roach).
Cremation has taken place and a memorial mass will be held 2 p.m. Friday,
July 18 in St. Hyacinths Church, D'Escousse, C.B., Fr. J.J. MacDonald
officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, New Waterford, at a
later date.
Family flowers only. Donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Fund or Last Post
Fund. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and kitchen staff
of St. Ann's Centre for the wonderful care he received during his stay.
E-mail condolences to
Bruce Wayne (Rudderham) Reid 1960-2008 - After a brief illness, Bruce
passed away at his home in Montreal, Que., on July 7, 2008. He was the
adopted son of Carol (Keenan) and Percy Reid of Edmonton, Alta., and
formerly of Sydney Mines.
Besides his parents, he is survived by several Rudderham sisters and
brothers from or formerly from the Point Edward area. He was predeceased
by his grandparents, Lillian and James Keenan and Joseph and Dorothy Reid
and uncle, Richard Keenan. Burial took place on July 11, 2008, at the St.
Laurent Cemetery in Montreal. Online condolences may be sent to
Edith Irene Nickless 85, Sydney - It is with deep sadness that we announce
the passing of Edith Irene Nickless, 30 Maple Ridge Dr., which occurred
Monday, July 14, 2008, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born
in Point Edward, she was the daughter of late Percy and Lillian (Beaton)
Hill. Irene was a longtime resident of Front Lake Road and she was a member
of Bethel Presbyterian Church, Sydney. She was an avid dart player. She was
a past member of Sergeant's Mess Wednesday night dart league and Brooks
Haven dart league. Irene also enjoyed her card night on Thursday nights
with the girls. A very loving mother and beautiful lady. She will be so
missed by her son, Stewart (Rachel) and daughter, Lillian (Phillip); two
grandchildren, Rob and Albert; four great-grandchildren, Amanda, Kevin,
Shaun and Connor. She is also survived by two brothers, Ashburn,
Louisbourg, Doug, Point Edward; as well as her two loving friends, Sarah
Pyke and Cecilia Clarke. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her
husband, Albert, granddaughter, Beverly, four sisters, Pauline Hill,
Mildred Pentecost, Catherine Brown and Pearl Rudderham, six brothers,
Melvin, Stewart, Francis, Hansen, Percy and Ernie. Visitation will be held
Thursday, July 17 at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St.,
Sydney, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place 11 a.m.,
Friday, July 18 at Bethel Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Robert Lyle
officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Online
condolences may be sent to our webpage at
Peter Thomas Capstick 28, Mission, B.C. - It is with heartfelt sadness that
we, the family, announce the sudden passing of our beloved son, brother,
grandson and uncle, Peter Thomas Capstick on July 11, 2008, in Mission,
B.C. Born in Sydney on Jan. 30, 1980, he was the son of Peter and Lorna
(Harrietta) Capstick.
He had been employed in the labourers union for the past five years, first
in Halifax, then with Local 92 in Edmonton. For the past year he was
employed in Mission, B.C., as a carpenter with Cotters Construction. Peter
was a fun-loving person with a love for music and touched the hearts of
many in his short life.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his sisters, Elisha and Stephanie;
grandparents, Alex and Dorathea Harrietta; nephews, Mitchel and Quintin and
nieces, Paiton and Madison. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and
cousins; special friends, Derrick Campbell and Brian O'Tool Jr., and in
Mission, his very special friend, Dawn Thomas and family. He was
predeceased by his brother, John Gregory in infancy and his grandparents,
Everret and Margaret (Jobe) Capstick. Funeral arrangements are incomplete
and will be announced by Fillmore and Whitman Funeral Home at a later date.
Online condolences may be e-mailed to the family at
And he will raise You up on eagle's wings, Make you to shine like the sun,
And hold you in the palm of His hand.
Glenda Hurst Memorial Service - A memorial service for the late Glenda
Hurst (nee Cole) will be held Friday, July 18, 2008, at 1 p.m. in Patten
Funeral Home, Glace Bay with Nancy Whitney officiating. Interment to
follow at St. Luke's Cemetery, Donkin.
John Canning 57, Sydney River - The death of John Charles Canning, 57, of Sydney
River, occurred Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at the Cape Breton Regional
Hospital, Sydney. Funeral arrangements, under the direction of Sydney
Memorial Chapel, are incomplete.


Cape Breton Deaths courtesy of CBGHA http://www.cbgha.org

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