WALSH, Matthew Gregory

Sydney It is with broken hearts that we, the family, announce the sudden passing of our son, Matthew on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at home. Matthew was the son of Darren Poirier and Stacy Walsh, Portage. Matthew was a friend to everyone, if you needed help with something...

MacNEIL, Kenzie Bernard

(September 2, 1952 – July 24, 2021) We lost our Kenzie so unexpectedly Saturday night but as he would have wished, with family, song, a full moon, and as little fuss as possible. While best known for his song “The Island,” which was declared the official Cape...

MARTELL-THOMAS, Anne

Sydney It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother, Anne Martell-Thomas, on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, after a long, fierce and courageous battle with cancer. Mom was born in Sydney on August 20, 1936 to the late Archibald ‘Red...

BARRINGTON, Wayne Bernard

Whitney Pier It is with deep sadness that we, the family, announce the sudden passing of Wayne Bernard Barrington, age 61, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Born in Sydney, Wayne was the son of the late Walter and Vonnie (Trainer)...

MURPHY, John

Dartmouth We regret to announce the passing of John Murphy on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 in Dartmouth. Full obituary will be published when arrangements are complete. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home. Online...

MACLEAN, Gregory Allison ‘Al’

Sydney We, the family, regret to announce the passing of Gregory Allison ‘Al’ MacLean on July 11, 2021 at home. Born on November 25, 1956 in Sydney, Al was the son of the late Joe and Marguerite (MacNeil) MacLean. Al will be fondly remembered as a man who had very...

LEVESQUE, Valerie (Young)

Sydney We, the family of Valerie Levesque, sadly announce her passing at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by her loving family on the morning of Wednesday, July 7, 2021, after a long but courageous battle with cancer. Born on April 20, 1947, in...

DROHAN, Donald ‘Donnie’ Thomas Gerard

Whitney Pier Donnie Drohan, age 66, of Whitney Pier, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Sydney, Donnie was the son of the late Mary Bridget (O’Rourke) Drohan and Charlie Drohan of Sydney. Donnie was...

CONFIANT ‘Bidda’ Alfreda

Sydney It is with broken hearts that we, the family, announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister, Alfreda ‘Bidda’ Confiant on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, just shy of her 100th birthday. Born in Sydney in 1921, Bidda was the daughter of...

MacNEIL, Margaret ‘Darlene’

Sydney River We, the family, regret to announce the peaceful passing of Margaret ‘Darlene’ MacNeil on Sunday, July 4, 2021, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Darlene was surrounded by her loving family as she slipped away after a courageous battle with...