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Cape Breton Deaths May 29, 2015 Friday
There were obituaries published today
Matthew Ryan "Chubbs” Hines - 33 yrs
James T. Carey - 77 yrs - Celebration of Life
Maynard Irving MacKenzie 85 yrs - Celebration of Life
Matthew Ryan 'Chubbs' Hines
Born In: Sydney
Passed in: Sydney
Passed on: May 27th, 2015
It is with heavy hearts that we the family announce the sudden passing of our son,
brother, uncle and friend Matthew, 33, on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.
Matt was born in Sydney to Helen Hines MacLeod and spent many joyful years, with his
adoptive parents, Marg and Albert Hines.
Matt loves spending time with his family. Everyone who met him remembered his beautiful
smile and contagious laugh. He enjoyed the years he spent in Ingonish, four wheeling and
snowmobiling on Smokey Mountain.
Besides his parents he is survived by his brothers, Greg (Jackie), Obie (Kim); sisters,
Helen (Kenny) MacLeod, Wendy (Bobby) Gillis, Heather (Jamie) Tunnicliff and many nieces
Matthew was predeceased by his grandparents, Helen and Frank Hines, Frances and Harry
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 1, 2015 from 12-2 p.m.
at the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Chapel, 564 Alexandra St., with celebration of
life to follow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating.
Burial will take place at St. Peters Parish, Ingonish on Wednesday June 3, at 11:30 a.m.
Born In: Whitney Pier
Passed in: Moncton, Canada
Passed on: April 18th, 2015
Jim passed away on April 18, 2015. He was the son of the late Mary (Carey) Mombourquette,
raised by his grandparents, the late Samuel and Pauline Carey.
Jim is survived by his wife; sons Lee and David; daughters, Karen, Jennifer, Kimberly and
grandchildren, Johnathan, Katie and Danielle, Sadie and Willow. Also survived by his
brothers, Blaise, Dan and Glen Mombourquette and special aunt Theresa and Uncle Michael.
He was predeceased by a son, Robert.
A celebration of Jim's life was held.
Original obit - Fergusons Funeral Home - April 23, 2015
James T. Carey 1938-2015
Jim was called home to his Lord on Saturday April 18, 2015. Jim was born in Whitney Pier,
N.S. to the late Mary (Carey) Mombourquette and raised by his grandparents, the late
Samuel and Pauline Carey.
Jim is survived by his loving wife Eileen of 37 years (daughter of the late Archie and
Dolly Murray), sons Lee and David, daughters Karen Melanson (John), Jennifer, Kimberly
Noel (Jordan) and grandchildren, Johnathan, Katie and Danielle Melanson and Sadie and
Willow Noel. He is also survived by his brothers, Blaise, Dan and Glen Mombourquette and
special Aunt Theresa and an Uncle Michael. He was predeceased by his son, Robert in
addition to his mother.
Cremation has taken place and at Jim’s request, there will be no visitation. There will be
a celebration of Jim’s life held at Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel, 1657 Mountain Road,
Moncton (858-1995) on Thursday April 23, 2015 at 10:30 am with Pastor Jonathan Gorham and
Pastor Bill Parks officiating.
At Jim’s request, there will be no flowers and donations in his memory can be made The
Friends of the Moncton Hospital (Oncology Unit) or the charity of your choice. Online
Maynard Irving MacKenzie
Celebration of Life & Visitation
The family of Maynard Irving MacKenzie will receive friends for visitation at Farquharson
Presbyterian Church in Middle River starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, 2015.
A celebration of life service will follow at 2 p.m. with interment of ashes in Middle
River Cemetery. Everyone is invited to join the family at a reception in Middle River
Community Hall after the service.
Funeral arrangements under the care of Sunset Funeral Co-operative.
Original obit - Cape Breton Deaths February 13, 2015 Friday
Maynard Irving MacKenzie
Born In: Middle River
Born: September 1st, 1929
Passed on: February 8th, 2015
With broken hearts we, the family of Maynard Irving MacKenzie, announce his passing at
Victoria County Memorial Hospital on Feb. 8, 2015, surrounded by his loving family.
Born Sept. 1, 1929, in Middle River, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, he was the second
youngest child of the late John D. 'Jack' and Georgie C. (MacRae) MacKenzie.
Maynard became a proficient reader of music as a child on his family’s highland farm where
the violin, piano and guitar graced the parlour and the kitchen when the day’s work was
done. Thus began his extensive repertory of tunes, including his own compositions, that
grew throughout his life.
He married his ‘jewel’, Julia, who came from Sydney to teach in Middle River at MacLennan
School in 1951.
In August 1968 he became a proud member of the United Association of Plumbers and Pipe
Fitters Union (UA Local 244) and for decades his work took him to project sites across
Maynard was a dedicated member of the Cape Breton Fiddlers Association. He played fiddle
at community events and concerts delighting listeners and dancers. He treasured his
musical colleagues and the memorable musical time spent in England and Scotland, the land
of his ancestors, under the auspices of the Association.
Maynard is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Julia (Glasgow); sons, John Burton
(Katherine) Edmonton, Alta., and Richard (Murdell), Halifax, N.S.; grandchildren, Andréas,
Dominic, Dallas, Luke, Blaine and Terry; great-grandchildren, Cosette and Dalilah; special
family member Peggy (Robbie) Shaw; sister Minerva Campbell, Bonnyville, Alta.;
sister-in-law Charal MacKenzie, Baddeck, N.S.; sister-in-law Louise Glasgow, Sydney, N.S.;
Jeanne Aucoin, Ottawa, Ont.; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Maynard was predeceased by his brother Charles JD 'Buddy' (Charal) MacKenzie in
1989, and his sister Mary Muriel (Charlie) Churchill in 2014.
Memorials in Maynard’s memory may be made to Victoria County Memorial Hospital Charitable
Foundation, Middle River Community Hall or Farquharson Presbyterian Church.
The family extends their deepest thanks to the staff at Victoria County Memorial Hospital
for their compassionate care as Maynard made his transition from this life.
Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life service will be held at Farquharson
Presbyterian Church, Middle River, in warmer weather, timing to be announced.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on May 23, 2015