62, Sydney

With great sadness the family announces the passing of Kevin Joseph Moss at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Monday, March 23, 2009 after a brief illness with cancer.

Kevin was born on Nov. 29, 1946 in Sydney, the son of the late Patrick and Bernadette (LeBlanc) Moss.

Kevin was a member of Holy Redeemer Parish and volunteered at the Breakfast Program at Holy Redeemer Parish Center.  He was a retired employee of Sobeys, Prince Street where he was employed as a meat cutter, for 25 years. At one time, he was also Union President for Sobeys. 
He loved to play ball in his younger years, and always enjoyed playing darts and card games. 
Kevin’s greatest treasure was playing his guitar and singing and dancing with his siblings, children and family. He was “the life of the party”.

Kevin was a member of Branch 12, Royal Canadian Legion, Whitney Pier and volunteered at the Breakfast Program on Sunday mornings.

Kevin is survived by three daughters, Cora Moss (Carter MacNeil), Pauline Moss (Scott MacLeod) and Angela (Scott) Ross; five grandchildren, Shane, Alicia and Justin Conohan; Olivia and Kale Ross. He is also survived by his ex-wife and mother of his daughters, Linda (Hooper) Boutilier.

He is survived by brothers, Gordie (Enis) Moss and Allan (Patsy) Moss, both from Sydney; sisters, Mary Moss, Oshawa Ontario, Clara Pike (Ron) and Patricia Murphy (Tom); and sister-in-law, Regina Moss-Murphy (Kevin), all of Cape Breton.

Besides his parents, Kevin was predeceased by two brothers, Ernie (age 38 in 1993) and Leo (in infancy) and a sister, Helen Cormier in December 2008.

Visitation for the late Mr. Kevin Moss will be held Wednesday, March 25 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. with entrance on Church St., Whitney Pier.

Funeral mass to celebrate Kevin’s life will be held Thursday, March 26 at 1:30 p.m. at Holy Redeemer Church with Fr. Errol MacDonald officiating.  Interment will take place in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney.

Reception will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home.

Donations in Kevin’s memory may be made to the Holy Redeemer Building Fund.

Online condolences may be sent to info@pierfuneralhome.com

Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.

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