New Waterford

It is with great sadness that we, the family and friends regret to announce the passing of Adrian Fortune, age 81, on Sunday, November 27, 2022, in the Miners Memorial Manor, Sydney Mines.

Born on September 28, 1941, Adrian was a son of the late James and Mary (Chisholm) Fortune.

Adrain was employed by Spring Garden Villa and MacGillivray’s Guest Home. How kind he was to people whether to comfort someone, to give money or food, or just to listen. He was that special person and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Adrian is survived by one sister, Andrea (Ralph Degiobbi); best friend, Dan MacMullin; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Adrian was predeceased by sisters, Francis, Thelma, Shirley, Joyce and brothers, John ‘Red’, Myles ‘Milie’, Linus ‘Cap Wire’, Raymond ‘Ray’ and Eddie ‘Eggie’.

Thank you to the doctors and nurses for their care given to Adrian during his time of need.

There will be no visitation for the late Adrian Fortune. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 10 a.m. in St. Leonard’s Church (former Mt. Carmel), New Waterford with Fr. Godwin Obike officiating. Following the Mass, a reception will be held in the Knights of Columbus, 3236 Plummer Ave. New Waterford. A Private family interment will take place in Pier Community Funeral Home, All Faith Garden, Whitney Pier at a later date.

Donations in memory of Adrian may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society.

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

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