Dutch Brook

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.

Online Condolences

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