Frederick John Conohan, age 77, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by his family.

Born in Sydney, Fred was the son of the late John and Rachel (MacKenzie) Conohan.

Fred will be sadly missed by his wife, Marsha and his children, Sharon, Loretta, Ann, Darlene, Charlie, Martha, Barbara, Helen and Kimberley. He also leaves behind his six siblings; seven sons-in-law; 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents, Fred was predeceased by his first wife, Helen Moules, eight siblings and a grandson.

In keeping with Fred’s wishes there will be no visitation. Funeral Mass for the late Fred John Conohan will be celebrated on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St. Theresa’s Church, Sydney with Fr. Dennis Lamey officiating. Following the Mass, a reception will be held at St. Theresa’s parish hall. Private family interment will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Fred may be made to Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton County.

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

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My thoughts and prayers are with everyone. Dad will be greatly missed sorry I couldn't be there with you guys but you are in my heart and thoughts. Love Loretta & Eric
From:  Loretta Langen

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
From:  Mary and Doug Banks

Marsha and family so sorry for your loss,thoughts and prayers for you at this difficult time.
From:  Phil & Donna Kirby