Cape Breton Deaths August 31, 2007 Friday
Harold Jerome Ivey 52, North Sydney It is with heartfelt sadness the family
announce the death of Harold Jerome Ivey, age 52, beloved husband, father,
grandfather, brother, friend and well known policeman on the Northside.
Harold died suddenly on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at his home on Court
Born in Sydney Mines, he was the son of the late Russell and Mae
(MacDonald) Ivey. In his early years he was employed at the Owl Drug Store
on Commercial Street and then on February 1, 1982 joined the North Sydney
Police Force which later became the Cape Breton Regional Police. For a
period of time Harold was an investigator with general investigations and
for the past three years working with the major crime unit. He was involved
with and coached little league baseball and minor hockey. He was a member
of St. Matthew Wesley United Church.
He is survived by his loving wife, the former Ruth Baker; one daughter,
Natasha (Tony Jobes), Sydney Mines and one son, Suvane (Kristen Anderson),
Edmonton; two grandchildren, Nico and Hunter; his four brothers, Russell
(Liz) Ivey, Stan (Theresa) Ivey, both of North Sydney, Bud (Mary) Ivey,
Hunters Mountain, Ron (Marion) MacNeil, Albert Bridge; his three sisters,
Heather (Benjamin) Young, Millville, Lynn Dominey, North Sydney, Peggy
(Robert) Duplain, Moncton; his mother-in-law, Eileen Baker, Edmonton and
the extended Baker family. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews
and his best friend, Joe Barry.
He was predeceased by his parents, Russell and Mae (MacDonald) Ivey.
Visitation for Harold will be held today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in
the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral
service at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North
Sydney with Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside
Cemetery, North Sydney.
Family flowers only, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke
Foundation of Nova Scotia. Online condolences may be sent to
Margaret Blanche Munroe 95, Port Morien Margaret Blanche Munroe, in her
96th year, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Seaview
Manor, Glace Bay on August 30, 2007. Margaret was the last member of the
Harry and Margaret Andrews family of Port Morien. She was a member of St.
John's United Church and until quite recently an active contributor of many
handwork talents to the UCW.
Margaret is survived by daughter, Irma Smith and son, Stanley (Carol)
Munroe, Port Morien; grandchildren, Melani, Strasbourg, France, Brent,
Calgary, Jennifer, Saint Joh), Andrew, Brantford, Jonathan, Calgary, Sarah,
London, and six great-grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces and
nephews. She was predeceased by husband, Maddin Munroe; a son, Roy in
infancy; son-in-law, Ralph Smith and siblings, Clarence, Stanley, Harold,
Ernie, Gordon, Mary and Edith.
Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Patten
Funeral Home, 71 Union St., Glace Bay. Funeral service will be held at St.
John's United Church, Port Morien, Sunday, September 2, 2007 and interment
will follow at Black Brook Cemetery. Donations suggested to St. John's
United Church Memorial Fund or the Canadian Deafblind and Rubella
Association. The family extends special thanks to the staff at Alderwood
Rest Home in Baddeck and Seaview Manor in Glace Bay for their wonderful
care and attention to our Mom. Also thanks to all the Nicholson cousins and
Georgie Byrne for their love, kindness and support over the years.
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