Obituaries for Saturday, May 31, 2003
Saturday, May 31, 2003
Harry Edward (Eddy) Danyluk
Eddy, after a lengthy illness, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by
his family and friends on Thursday, May 29, 2003.
He was a loving husband, father, friend and mentor.
Eddy was the son of the late Mary (Kibyuk) and Demetryo Danyluk.
He was an avid hockey fan as well as an active player. In his younger years
Eddy played in the Quebec Junior Hockey League with the Quebec Frontenacs
and the Quebec Citadels. He later played with the Grand Falls All-Stars in
Newfoundland and with the Glace Bay Miners.
Eddy was also a very talented craftsman. He participated in many of the
craft shows including those at the Sydney government wharf on cruise ship
days. He specialized in making children's toys, and other individual wooden
products; many of which can be found in various parts of the world.
Eddy's professional career within the federal government was varied. He
began as inspector with Health of Animals. He then became district manager
of consumer fraud protection with Consumer and Corporate Affairs Canada.
Eddy continued his work with Consumer and Corporate Affairs Canada as the
regional agriculture and fish specialist until his retirement in 1992.
After he retired, Eddy continued to master his skills with wood and produced
projects of high quality.
Eddy was an active participant in the parish of St. John's Church. He was a
former member of St. John's men's club and until his illness he was an
active Eucharistic minister.
Eddy is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, the former Anastasia
(Brygidyr); two daughters, Andrea (Brian) MacDougall, Dartmouth, and Paula
(Kevin) MacDonald, Dartmouth; one son, Kirk (Karla). Eddy is also survived
by his four much loved grandchildren, Allison, Ian, Andrew MacDougall, and
Ella MacDonald. One brother John Danyluk, Sydney; and several nieces and
nephews also survive him.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be at Curry's Funeral Home, Glace
Bay, Sunday, June 1, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated
Monday, June 2 at 11 am. by Fr. Barrett Clare-Johnson at St. John the
Baptist Church, Glace Bay. Interment will take place at Forest Haven
In Eddy's memory, donations may be made to Palliative Care, Cape Breton
Regional Cancer Centre, or to a charity of one's choice.
Eddy lived life to the fullest. His favourite saying was "Every day is a
William Wood Snow
91, Glace Bay
William Wood Snow, 91, passed away peacefully in the Glace Bay General
Hospital on May 29, 2003, surrounded by members of his loving family.
Born in Donkin on March 30, 1912, he was the son of the late Jacob and
Christina (Wood) Snow.
He lived in Donkin until he married Christine MacDonald in 1937 and since
then was a resident of Port Morien. As a youth, he became a coal miner and
worked at many mine sites until 1969 when he took ?early' retirement.
He loved music, and from his youth and for about 60 years thereafter, he was
a proud member of the Donkin Citizens' Brass Band. Like many of his bandsmen
brothers, he excelled in performance on his instrument, which was the E-flat
alto horn. His musical accomplishment led him to wartime service in the
Halifax Depot Band for the duration of the Second World War.
He enjoyed cribbage, rug hooking and was an avid baseball fan.
He was an adherent of St. John's United Church, Port Morien, and a life
member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 55 in Morien.
He is survived by daughters, Shirley (Harvey Bishop), Steady Brook, Nfld.,
Vivian (Don Hill), Dartmouth, N.S., Norma, at home; sons, Jackie (Shaunna)
and Everett (Margaret), Glace Bay; sisters, Estelle Howie, Jean Grant and
Christine Campbell, Donkin; brother, Robert, Ontario.
He was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Christine in 2001, brothers,
Tom, Jim, Albert, Herbert and Adam, sister, Marina, infant brothers, Edward
He was blessed with eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place. Final arrangements under the direction of V.J.
McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. Memorial service will
be 3 p.m. Saturday at St. John's United Church with Rev. Stephen Mills
officiating. Reception to follow. Interment will be in Black Brook Cemetery,
Family flowers only by request. Memorial donations are commended to the
Heart and Stroke Foundation, St. John's United Church, Port Morien or
charity of choice.
68, Port Morien
Edward James Jackson, 68, of Port Morien and formerly of Markham, Ont.,
passed away peacefully, Friday, May 30, 2003, at the Cape Breton Regional
Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Russell and Edna (Moules)
He was a former member of Holy Redeemer parish, Whitney Pier. Ed was a lover
of both his dogs and his music, particularly Sassy and his 6-string guitar.
He had many good friends and will be sadly missed.
Ed was employed in Toronto as a former Teamster member, returning back to
Cape Breton due to ill health in 1988, settling in Port Morien.
He is survived by his wife, the former Theresa Grosset; son, Ed. Jr. (Jill),
Whitby, Ont.; two grandchildren, Kristy and Joshua and great-grandson,
Jacob; sisters, Lillian, Pefferlaw, Ont., Sadie, Toronto, Mildred (Ferno),
Sydney, Marie and Joan, both of Ontario; brothers, George (Nancy), Sydney
River, Roy (Lee), Trenton, Ont.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a sister, Marquerite.
There will be no visitation. A funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday, June
3, at 11 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Church with Fr. Errol MacDonald officiating.
Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Cape Breton
Online condolences may be sent to twcurryparkviewchapel(a)ns.symptico.ca.
Freeman James ?Bo' Cox Jr.
23, North Sydney
Freeman James ?Bo' Cox Jr., 23, a resident of Queen Street, North Sydney,
passed away Thursday, May 29, 2003, in Halifax.
Born in North Sydney, he was the son Freeman and Colleen (Noble) Cox of
Bo was an avid hockey and basketball player and enjoyed music and playing
Besides his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Haley, North Sydney;
sister, Tamara (Neil), North Sydney; paternal grandfather, Freeman Cox,
North Sydney; maternal grandmother, Thelma Noble, Sydney Mines; stepfather,
Brian Beddow; niece, Courtney and also by several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was predeceased by paternal grandmother, Shirley Cox and maternal
grandfather, Charlie Noble.
Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107
Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service will be held Monday at 3:30 p.m.
from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, with Archdeacon Reg
MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery.
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