South Bar

The family of Bernie Quinn regret to announce his passing on Sunday, June 2, 2024, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.

Born on October 7, 1950, in Sydney, Bernie was the son of the late Raymond and Frances (Snow) Quinn.

After retiring from lobster fishing a couple of years ago, Bernie loved to golf at Seaview with his pals and spend time with his cats, Fred and Barney and his special friend, Buster.

Bernie was especially proud of his loving daughters and grandson and will be missed by all who knew him.

Bernie is survived by his wife, Philomena; daughters, Amanda (Dennis) Quinn and Jillian (Jason) MacLean; grandson, Damon Quinn; sisters, Raylene, Shelley, Colleen, and brother, Darrell.

Besides his parents, Bernie was predeceased by his brother, Greg.

Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Bernie Quinn will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church St.), Whitney Pier on Thursday, June 6, 2024. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. with the memorial service to follow at 12 noon in the All Faith Chapel with Fr. Paul Murphy officiating. Interment will take place in St. Alphonsus Cemetery, Victoria Mines.

Donations in memory of Bernie may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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

Online Condolences

Rest in peace, my golfing friend. I will miss your laugh, your terrific friendly nature, and of course, that crazy grip on the golf club. And most of all, your generosity. THANKYOU
From:  Bob Blandford

My condolences to Phil and girls, to all the Quinn family. I also remember Bernie from the YCS in the old South Bar Hall. Oh the good times we had. Bernie was so nice back then and from what I hear that did not change. RIP. .. gone too soon. Hugs to all
From:  Yvonne “Schaump” White

Dear Phil. I’m thinking of you and your family. I’m so so sorry. It’s been a long time since we have connected but I always thought that you were terrific Phil.
Sending my love.
From:  Susan Taylor

Phil, so very sorry to hear of Bernie’s passing. Our prayers and heartfelt thoughts are with you and your family. God bless
From:  Barry and Bev Campbell