We regret to announce the sudden passing of Leonard Bagnell on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.

Born on May 13, 1960 in Sydney, Leonard was the son of Mary Matilda ‘Duddie’ (Currie) and the late Albert Bagnell.

Leonard was a long-time employee of Cape Breton Transit.

Besides his mother, Leonard is survived by his aunts, Patricia (Joe) Leon, Westmount, and Shirley (Pierre) Bougeois, Halifax; uncle, Ronnie Whalen, Sydney; as well as several cousins.

Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Leonard Bagnell will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church St.) Whitney Pier on Thursday, October 8, 2020. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. with the memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. in the All Faith Chapel with Fr. Paul Murphy officiating. Interment will take place in Lake View Cemetery, Gull Cove Road, Gabarus.

Donations in memory of Leonard may be made to MacGillivray Guest Home or a charity of one’s choice.

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

Online Condolences

Sincere Condolences going out to Aunt Duddie, Aunt Patricia, Aunt Shirley and all the family and friends. Rest in Peace Cousin Leonard, until we meet again!
From:  Darlene Currie Gilson

My thoughts and my prayers go out to the Bagnell family at this time, Leonard was a friend of mind all through my school years he will be missed God bless.
From: Donald MacDonald

So very sorry to read of Leonard`s passing . He was always a very courteous and friendly Bus Driver. My condolences to his Family .
From:  Linda McDonald

Matilda, and family, our thoughts and prayers are will all of your in your time of sorrow, our deepest condolences from your neighbors Daniel and Brenda Mackinnon, we had many good laughs over the fence and chatting about the long drives Leonard took his mom, we will certainly miss those times.
From:  Brenda & Daniel Mackinnon

So sorry to hear of Leonard’s passing , he was a long term , valued employee of CBRM Transit
From:  Mike MacKeigan