The family of John Joseph ‘Joey’ Peinsznski regret to announce his passing on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, in the palliative care unit at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born on April 1, 1957, in Glace Bay, Joey was the son of the late June and Paul Peinsznski.
Joey is survived by his loving wife, Nancy; children, Marc (Jodi), Chris (Sheri) and Jolene; grandchildren, Ryan, Joshua, Isabella, Gracie and Laurel; brother, Junior (Heather); as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins and many close friends he considered family.
Joey had many hobbies including fishing, Belgian Horses, wood working, four wheeling, tinkering in the garage, and helping people. His interests include Nascar racing (favorite driver number 48 Jimmie Johnson) and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Up until the end Joey worked as an equipment operator and truck driver.
A special thank you to Dr. Abboud, Dr. McCarville, Dr. Anne Francis D’Intino, Dr. Ritter, and all the amazing nursing staff of palliative care unit at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital who were there for Joey in his time of need.
Visitation for the late Joey Peinsznski will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home, Whitney Pier, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. A celebration of Joey’s life will be held in the funeral home, All Faith Chapel on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating. Private interment will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Joey may be made to Hospice Palliative Care, Cape Breton.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
Nancy and family, We are so very sorry for your loss. May your wonderful memories carry you through this difficult period.
From: Brenda and Joe Theberge
Our deepest condolences. Joey had such a great sense of humor.
Sending strength to all.
From: Marie & Gerry
To Nancy and family, We are very sorry to hear of Joey’s passing. Now he can rest in peace. I remember days out on the farm seeing he and Junior running around as boys will do. He will be missed. Caroline Matheson & husband Ted
From: Caroline Matheson
So sorry to hear of Joeys passing!
From: Donald and Leona Hughes( nee Peinsznski)
I’m sending my family’s sincere condolences,my daughter Karla sent time at you’re home with Jolene I’m so sorry sweetie god bless you all joey was a kind man
From: Debbie Martin Ferguson and Roy and kids
So sorry for the loss of Joe, he will be missed by so many
Sorry for your loss he will be missed. He was a great friend I enjoyed talking to him every morning
we are sorry to hear of joeys passing condolence to all
Sorry for the loss of Joe , Condolences to his family
Chris and family:
On behalf of the Portugal Cove St. Philip’s Volunteer Fire Department, our sincerest condolences on the passing of your father. Our thoughts and support are with you and your family.
Lt. Dwayne Rowe
I am truly sorry for the loss of your Father, grandfather, Uncle , Brother, best friend and mostly your husband. I have no words that can take away your pain. Joey always had a smile on his face and a friendly word to say to everyone. He will be missed by many. He now has his wings. Nancy, Mark, Chris and Jolene he will always be an Angel watching over you and your Children. Joey may you R. I. P.
Jolene and family:
On behalf of myself and all of Coastal Wave Elite, we are sending our sincerest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
My deepest condolences Jolene Nancy and family.So sorry for your loss oxox
So sorry for your loss condolences to all of you he will be missed !
So sorry for the pain that you are going through at this difficult time .. please hold on to the memories.. sending hugs and prayers to you all .. we love you Chris and Sheri and Gracie and Laurel so much .. ❤️❤️❤️❤️
Sorry to hear about Joey’s passing. Only seems like yesterday when we were neighbours. My condolences to Junior, Heather, Nancy and the rest of the family.
Denise Hall former next door neighbour
Nancy I’m so sorry to hear this. I remember meeting Joey at your home a long time ago before graduation. You loved him then. I’m sure you have fabulous memories that’s going to help you get through this very difficult time.
We’re thinking about you, Chris. Be it Halifax to Cape Breton or St. John’s to Burin, we’re all linked to the surrounding ocean.
As the old saying goes, the sea tides ties us all together and proivde a powerful connection. I’d say your Dad’s on the water now – somewhere between NS and NL, and will always keep a eye on you and the girls.
I’m so sorry for your loss joey was a great guy and wonderful family man god rest his soul god has a special place for him my heartfelt sympathies go out to the whole family my daughter Karla used to be at you’re house with Jolene I’m so sorry sweetie god bless you all
So very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to Nancy and family .
Our Deepest Sympathy. So sad for your Loss!
Our deepest condolences to Nancy and family! So sorry to all family and friends, Joey will be missed by many!! 💞
We are so very sorry for your loss Junior, Heather and the entire family our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God give you strength to help you through this difficult time❤️❤️❤️
Sorry for your loss our deepest condolences to all the family
So sorry to hear of Joey’s passing condolences to family and friends
TO ALL THE FAMILY MY CONDOLENCE HUGS TO YOU ALL
I am so sad to hear of Joey’s passing. He will be missed.
Condolences to all his family and friends.
To Nancy and family, We are very sorry to hear of Joey’s passing., Now he can rest in peace. I remember the days of seeing him and Junior running around our grandmother’s farm and having fun.
Caroline Matheson & husband Ted
Sorry for your loss. . Our thoughts are with you at this time.
Reg and Diane Blunden
Our deepest condolences. Take care.
Peggy and Todd vassallo
Jolene and family, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your wonderful dad Joey. Many, many years have passed since we spent family time at the Peinsznski farm in Dutch Brook. I recall lots of fun and laughter shared by all, including my Dad & Mom Joe & Anne & the Starzomski siblings,. Fond memories of sharing time with our extended Peinsznski family brings happy memories. Much love to you all, as you journey through this difficult time. May Joey Rest in Peace.
Love from Judi Starzomski McCarron, Peter McCarron & family.
I was saddened to hear of Joey’s death. He was very much a part of my life when I lived in Dutch Brook. He loved to laugh, was very kind and was much loved by Paul and June. My condolences to His brother, Junior and his family.