It is with heavy hearts that we, the family of Donald Alexander MacIntyre, age 84, announce his death on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Donald passed away peacefully with his loving wife, Caroline of 62 years, his eldest daughter, Sarah, and son-in-law, Harry LaCosta by his side.
Born in Glace Bay, Donald was the son of the late Laughlin and Effie (MacDonald) MacIntyre, formerly from Louisbourg.
Donald worked in Wabush Labrador as an administrator for years until his retirement. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Donald is survived by his two daughters, Sarah (Harry) LaCosta and Linda (Bruce) Budgel; grandchildren, Victoria and Alexandra Budgel, and Daniel, Kendall, and Madison LaCosta; great-grandchildren, Harrison, and Emma LaCosta; sister, Mora Estabrooks and two brothers-in-law, Leo Carter, and Benny and his adoring wife, Caroline Fudge. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins that offered loving support throughout the last few years.
Besides his parents, Donald was predeceased by his brothers, Frederick ‘Freddy’, Donnie and sister-in-law, Eddie.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation for the late Donald MacIntyre. Memorial service will be celebrated on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 11 a.m. in Union Presbyterian Church, Albert Bridge with Rev. Lydia MacKinnon, and Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating.
The family would like to thank the Cape Breton Home Care workers, staff of Palliative Care Unit 4E, and wonderful neighbours and friends for the support and care given to Donald in his time of need.
Donations in memory of Donald can be made to the Union Presbyterian Church, Albert Bridge.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
Dear Caroline, my deepest condolences to you and your family, at this difficult time.
From: Faye MacIntyre
Caroline and family,
So sorry for your loss,Mr.Mac Intyre was a very nice gentleman with a great sense of humor! I worked with him at Holy Angels, I know he will be missed!
From: Joyce Hooper
Caroline and family. It was with great sadness I heard of Don’s passing. I know the heartache you are going through .Please accept my deepest sympathy and know my thoughts and prayers are with you daily.
From: Georgiana Eddy