It is with heartfelt sorrow that we, the family announce the passing of our father, Cyril Joseph Wall on Thursday, August 24, 2023, at the Cove Guest Home, Sydney.
Born on May 20, 1931, in Sydney, Dad was a son of the late Charles and Annie (Gillis) Wall.
Dad is survived by his children, Robert (Susan), Sonya, David, and Michael (Theresa); grandchildren, Nolan Latham (Candace) and Erin (Devin); siblings, Buddy Wall, Geraldine Grant (Kenny), Lorraine McCormick, Tessie Snow, Rose Norman (Buddy), Dennis Wall and Bonita Calder; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Dad was predeceased by his wife, our mother, Norma and after our mother died, his partner for the next part of his life, Jeanette Scriven. He was also predeceased by his siblings, Ervin Wall and Delores MacLeod; in-laws, Lynn MacLeod, Joe Snow, Alex Calder and Wick McCormick; sisters-in-law, Edie, Claire, Mary Wall and nephew, Reynold.
Dad worked for many years in the construction business, owning and operating Jayfor Builders Ltd. until his retirement. Owning his retirement property in Largo, Florida, which is where he loved to spend his winters. Not a dance was to be missed, this and socializing is what he enjoyed the most. Dad will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Cyril Wall will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church St.), Whitney Pier on Sunday, August 27, 2023. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. with the memorial service to follow at 2 p.m. in the All Faith Chapel with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating. Private family interment will take place in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks at a later date.
Donations in memory of Cyril may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
Our deepest condolences to Cyril’s family.
We met Cyril in Florida in Town and Country Mhp. He was the sweetest person, funny with a love for life. He was a wonderful dancers & we would watch him & Jeanette grace the dance floor.
We were so happy we had the chance to meet him. ❤
From: Colin & Jo Knight
Dear Sonya and family, I was sorry to read about your Dad’s passing. My sincere condolences.
From: Anne Lee (Pace) Kerr
I’m very sorry for your loss. Take care. My prayers are with all of you.
From: Annie Murphy
We are so sorry to hear about Cyril’s passing. We will always cherish the time we had with Cyril and Jeanette. Cyril was a wonderful person, a true gentleman and a beautiful dancer. Our thoughts are with the Wall family.
From: Bill and Elaine Scriven
o the Wall family, I was sorry to read about Cyril’s passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time.
From: Deborah Walmsley
Sincerest condolences to Bonita Calder & Dennis Wall & families on the loss of their brother Cyril.
From: Rita/ Mike MacIsaac
My heartfelt sympathy to all of Cyril,s family. I knew Cyril and Norma so well when i lived in Sydney years ago. Both were such fine people. May they RIP
From: Joyce Macdonald
Sonja, David , Robert, Michael and families
Condolences on the passing of your dad . May all of your memories be of comfort for you all at this time of loss . Sorry we missed the celebration of life as we were away at the time .
Sincerely Clifford and Margaret Ann Morrison
From: Mavis Morrison
Robert, Sonya and David. I want to send you my condolences for your Dad’s passing
From: John Turnbull