It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Pius A. Corbett Jr. of Whitney Pier on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at the age of 74.
Pius is survived by his five children, Sandy, Billy, Joe, Kelly, and Derek; He was the brother of many siblings, consisting of the Corbett brothers, John, Tom (Ronelda), Bill (Martina), Tony (Janet), Robert, Gary, and Terrance; sisters consisted of, Mary Palmer, Alma Corbett, Brenda Corbett, Delores Kelly, Janice Corbett, Gloria Corbett, and Judy Billard; as well as other extended family members.
Pius was predeceased by his parents, Alma and Pius Corbett, and sister Patricia Hawco.
Pius worked many years at the Steel Plant until he retired. His love was spending his days fishing and hunting and spending quality time with his dogs. He was an avid politician, serving as an alderman in Whitney Pier.
During his last moments, Pius was surrounded by his family at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Thank you to the staff at C.B.R.H. for their amazing compassion and care.
At this time there will be no visitation or service for the late Pius Corbett.
In memory of Pius, donations may be made to the Cape Breton SPCA or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
“Fly high with the angels, Bugsy”
We are so sorry to hear this sad news. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
From: Gen MacLeod/Kevin Primmer
My most sincere condolences to the family.
From: Greg Nearing
To all the family of pius sorry to hear about your loss rest in peace bugs
From: Brian and Sharon Mac Neil from peiom pei
I was sad to learn of this.
Sincerest condolences to Pius’ family and friends.
My Condolence sent to all on the loss of your brother RIP Junior
So sorry for your loss Kelly and Family
Deepest sympathy and sincere condolences to all of Juniors family and friends. Rest in Peace ❤️🙏
Deepest condolences to you all sending my love
My condolences to the family of Pius Corbett. My prayers to the day.
Prayers for friends and family during this most difficult time.
My sincerest condolences to all the family. Blessings and love sent to you all. Rest in peace Pius.
Condolences to all the family on your loss. May your happy memories bring you comfort in the sad days ahead.
Deepest condolances to all of Pius’s family and friends.
Larry and Sandra Hrynick
Rob & Family;
Im so sorry to hear of Pius,s passing. I just found out today. Pius & enjoyed many fun moments together on the ball field. He was great to supply confidence to me on n off the field. RIP BUGS
My heartfelt condolences for Bugsy’s family… I know, pius most of my life, and he was a true gentleman without a doubt… something not mentioned in his obit was that he was quite the ball player in his day, kneeling down behind the plate. He was a very good catcher for many years….. it was a privilege to know him and God bless you my friend, and may you rest in peace!!!
My condolences to the Corbett family.May your brother rip
Condolences to the family 🌹🌹
Sorry for your loss im sending my heartfelt condolences to family and friends ,R.I.P.😇🙏
Our condolences to all the family’s .God bless. Joyce and moe sullivan and rose rest in peace.
My deepest condolences to the family
Sorry to hear about Pius passing away!
So sorry for your loss!
So sorry to hear of Juniors passing. Our sincere condolences to the family
Condolences to the Corbett family on Pius’ death. I worked with him in the Coke Ovens for a few years. We played hockey in the plant league also. We had many good laughs together and he was a great person. He certainly will be missed. Another Pier boy gone to eternal rest.
Condolences to all of Pius family, may he Rest In Peace.
My sincere condolences to the Corbet family ,just found out tonite .rest in peace pius
Condolence to the Family in our thoughts and prayers the Savoy Family. Another Pier Boy gone to eternal rest.
So sorry for your loss, condolences to you and all your family
So sorry for his family and friends my heart is breaking for you God Bless
Gary and family our deepest condolences on your brother’s passing. May god rest his soul. From the Schaump family.
I had many conversations with Pius while employed with the YMCA. So sorry to hear of his passing. Rest In Peace my friend.
My sincere condolences to all of the Corbett family . Prius was a wonderful person my he rest in peace . My thoughts and prayers are with you all , special hugs to Gloria.
To all the Corbett kids and his Family, Erica and I offer our sympathy on the death of Bugsy. Always friendly, ready to share a smile and a chuckle, particularly when as middle aged friends we always referred to him as Bugsy!!! He spent long hours working to improve the quality of life in his home community and we salute his commitment to civic service. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. In sympathy, Valerie and Erica Bobyk
Sorry for your family’s loss Condolences and prayers…Big hugs to you all…
I was deeply saddened to hear this news .To all of the CorbettFamily, I offer my sincerest sympathy and prayers. Rest in peace,Junior.
Our Sincere sympathy to the Corbett family. Rest in Peace Bugsy
Deepest condolences to all the Corbett family.
Pius always had a smile and welcome when i met him.
Rest in Peace
My thoughts and most sincere sympathies are extended to all family members and friends. A great guy, very knowledgable of his community. And how could you forget him on the ball field. A stalwart behind the plate. Whether a team mate or not, he was well respected on the field and off. Gord has a spot reserved for you. RIP bud.
Condolence to the Corbett family sorry for your loss.
Condolences to the family. I have played a lot fastball and I have to say that Pius was one of the best catcher’s around and an excellent hitter. We had a lot of laugh’s. Great guy.
My deepest condolences to all the family. God bless R.I.P. Pius
Our condolences to the Corbett family.
Derek and family sorry for your loss
My deepest condolences to everyone. Kelly get in touch on messanger..I’m here
Sorry to here of his passing he lived next door and manny time I go and start his old car for him beside we played a lot of organized ball together so fly hi my old friend God Bless you and hit me home from second base
Sorry to hear of the passing of pius, may he rest in peace.
Sorry for your loss. Deepest condolences to your family
Kelly I’m so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Hugs
I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of pius.
i have known him for a long time and worked with him at the steel plant.
I’m sorry and offer my condolences