Just out of curiosity: Where is or was "Cape Breton Settlement" in New
Brunswick? This is the first I have heard of it.
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From: "Bill Cook" <bscccook(a)rogers.com>
To: <NS-CAPE-BRETON-L(a)rootsweb.com>; "Nova Scotia Obits Mail List"
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2008 1:33 PM
Subject: [NS-CB] Obituary - MacQuarrie, Harry
The Toronto Star, July 26, 2008
MacQUARRIE, Harry ''Ivan''
HARRY ''IVAN'' MacQUARRIE Of Etobicoke, Ontario, passed gracefully at St.
Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto on Wednesday, July 23, 2008. Born February
14, 1929 in Cape Breton Settlement, New Brunswick, he was the youngest of
the late Henry and Catherine (Hanington) MacQuarrie. Ivan leaves behind
his second wife, H. Rosemary Mowat, his brothers Earle of Moncton, Ronald
of Saint John and sister, Kathleen Skidd (Ralph) of Moncton. Predeceased
by his treasured wife Edith Isabel (MacRae) MacQuarrie, brother John and
sisters Gladys MacQuarrie, Mildred Kelly, Thelma Christensen, Beulah
Cassidy and Eileen Eagles. His many nieces and nephews from his and Edie's
families will remember Ivan fondly; as will his extended families of
Michael Culver and Laura Durant. Ivan spent his entire career with
Canadian Oil (White Rose) that was taken over by Shell Canada. From the
40's to the 80's he started as office clerk, then to the auditing team;
oh, what memorable stories he had of those days. N!
ext he was a sales representative, and not long after the sales manager.
Some of his best times were in Halifax working on the conversion from
White Rose to Shell. He ended his career as advertising manager with
travels to the Orient to source products for customer loyalty programs. In
retirement he joined Al Kush & Associates, working on many successful
direct mail marketing projects with Eaton's and American Express. During
his life, he enjoyed golfing, curling, squash, boating and his
partnerships in standard bred horses. He also loved his many winters in
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Florida. One of his most difficult times was being
a Juror on the Bernardo trial. Come to Ivan's last Directors' meeting at
the Valhalla Inn, Etobicoke, on Friday, August 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00
p.m. to say goodbye. After cremation, Ivan and dog Sandy will join Edie at
St. Stephen's United Church, Black River Bridge, NB on Wednesday, August
13th at noon. In lieu of flowers, please consider a co!
ntribution in Ivan's memory to a charity of your choice. Arrangements
entrusted to Turner & Porter, Butler Chapel, Etobicoke, 416-231-2283 and
Adams Funeral Home Ltd., Miramichi, 506-773-3492.
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