BENNETT, James Lorne

With heavy hearts, we regret to announce the passing of James Lorne Bennett, age 74, on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born on November 22, 1944 in Sydney, James was the son of the late John and Linda Ellen (Travis) Bennett. James...

HANNA, Cynthia ‘Cindy’ Diane (Grant) 

It is with sadness we announce the passing of, Cynthia ‘Cindy’ Diane (Grant) Hanna on Monday, January 7, 2019, at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital, New Waterford, surrounded by her loving family. Cindy was born in Whitney Pier on June 6, 1942 to the late Albert...

MacNEIL, Liann Rhonda

Sydney / Toronto, ON It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our beautiful daughter, Liann Rhonda MacNeil on Monday, December 24, 2018, at home in Toronto, ON. Born on June 26, 1982 in Sydney, Liann was the daughter of Linda (MacNeil) and Ray Doucet,...

HOLLOHAN, Eva ‘Babe’ Ruth (Nichols)

We regret to announce the passing of Eva ‘Babe’ Ruth (Nichols) Hollohan, an incredible mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and dear friend. Mom was diagnosed with dementia five years ago and struggled against it with all her considerable might. She succumbed to...

GARDINER, John William

Whitney Pier It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my husband and best friend, John Gardiner on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at the An Cala Palliative Care Unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, after a long battle with cancer. Born in...

LUSH, John ‘Jack’ Joseph

Sydney It is with deepest sorrow and love that we regret to announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Jack Lush at home on Sunday, December 9, 2018. Born on March 8, 1936 in Sydney, Jack was the son of the late...

PEARSON, Helen (McCormick)

Sydney It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Helen Pearson on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the QEII Hospital, Halifax, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bridgeport, NS on October 7, 1934, Helen was the daughter of the late Dan and Annie...

AXWORTHY, Gladys (Madower)

Sydney We are sad to announce the passing of Gladys (Madower) Axworthy on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at the Glace Bay Healthcare Complex, Glace Bay. Born on February 11, 1940 in Sydney, Gladys was the daughter of the late John and Ann (Bailey) Madower. In her early...

DIGOU, Catherine ‘Kay’ (French)

South Bar We are saddened to announce the passing of Catherine ‘Kay’ Digou, age 71, on Friday, November 30, 2018 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Kay was born in Sydney on May 7, 1947 and grew up on Roberts Street in Whitney Pier. This ‘Pier girl’ married...

EVANS, Norma Jean (McCormick)

Sydney It is with sadness we announce the passing of our beloved one, Norma Jean Evans, 71, on Friday, November 23, 2018, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Whitney Pier, Norma Jean was the daughter of the late John...