49, Sydney, N.S.

It is with great sadness that we, the family of Heather Adams, announce her passing on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 in the An Cala Unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 49 years old.

Heather was a graduate of Holy Angels High School. She was employed by Tim Hortons Donuts for 16 years and was very well known in the community for work with Girl Guides. She was an avid crafter participating in many craft shows over the years, as well as a member of TOPS.

Heather was born in Alymer, Ont. on Nov. 4, 1960,

She was predeceased by her parents, P.C. (Cam) and Loretta (Landry) MacNeil.

She is survived by her husband of 27 years, John and her children, Nicholas, Sarah (Steven) Holland and Kelly; stepmother, Celina MacNeil; brothers, Harold, Ian, Charles (Audrey), John and Colin (Lisa) MacNeil; in-laws, Jack and Shirley Adams (Grampie and Grammie); sister-in-law, Sandra (Seward) MacLean; brother-in-law, Walter (predeceased Carole Anne) Adams; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and her two cats, Baby and Cagney. She had great love for her many friends and family; and will be greatly missed by all.

Memorial service to celebrate Heather’s life will be held Friday, Nov. 5, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. at Bethel Presbyterian Church, corner of George and Brookland Streets, Sydney with Rev. Robert Lyle officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial will take place in MacDonald Memorial Cemetery, Ross Ferry, at a later date.

Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers donations in Heather’s memory may be made to the An Cala Palliative Care Unit at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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

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