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From: (Carol MacLean)
Subject: [NS-CB] Cape Breton Deaths January 26, 2009 Monday
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 20:49:29 -0800

Cape Breton Deaths January 26, 2009

Ronald M. Delaney 85, Sydney - Ronald M. Delaney of Upper Prince Street
passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009, at home surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Sydney he was the son of the late Martin and Josephine (Dawson)
Delaney. Ron was employed at the Sydney Steel Plant for 44 years working in
the wire and nail mill until its closure and then the blooming mill. He was
a member of St. Theresa's parish, a member of the Sydney Steelworkers and
Pensioners Club, Club 55, and the Ukulele Strummers. He was an avid bowler
and dart player. He enjoyed entertaining with his melodious voice and his
ear for all musical instruments. Ron is survived by his wife, Marie
(Oakley-Slade); daughters, Jean (Brian) Brophy, Point Edward, and Cheryl
(Carl) MacLeod, Middle River; five grandchildren and one great grandson. He
is also survived by his stepchildren, daughters, Debbie (Michael) Whitty,
Brenda (Allan) Donovan, both of Ingonish Harbour, Shirley (Bill)
Puddicombe, Frenchvale; and sons, Tommy (Pixie) Slade, Leitches Creek,
Kevin Slade, at home; 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He is
survived by sisters, Mary Tobin, Westmount, Margie (Earl) Healey, Jean
MacLeod, both of Sydney, Agnes (Marty) MacIntyre, East Bay; brothers,
Martin (Ruth), Joe (Betty), Pat (Myrna), all of Sydney, Jim (Cecilia),
Wiarton, Ontario; nephew, Gerry (Warna) Delaney, Sydney; and sister-in-law,
Margaret Delaney. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his first
wife, Helen (Doubley), an infant son, Joseph, sister, Theresa Smith, and
brother, Gerry. Visitation will take place at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel ,
755 George St., Sydney, Tuesday, Jan. 27 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with funeral
mass to be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa's Church with Fr. Jim
Oliver officiating. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney
Forks. Reception will be held at the Sydney Pensioners Club, Inglis Street.
Memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Center, Cape Breton
Regional Hospital, the VON Cape Breton or to a charity of choice.
Go to
to leave online condolences and sign the guest book.
Adeline (Hood) Sturmy 1914-2009, Baddeck - It is with heavy hearts that our
family announces the sudden passing of our mother, grandmother and
great-grandmother on Jan. 23, 2009, at the Victoria County Memorial
Hospital at the age of 94. Born in Florence, C.B., she was the daughter of
the late Wilson and Maria (Ross) Hood. Adeline and her husband Frank spent
their working years in Halifax and later retired to Cape Breton to be close
to family. Adeline moved to Baddeck after the passing of her husband and
was residing at Alderwood Rest Home for the past number of years. Adeline
will be fondly remembered by her family and friends for her baking, cooking
and hospitality, her sense of humour and compassion for others will never
be forgotten. Adeline loved to travel and was always ready at a moment's
notice. Adeline was very involved in her grandchildren's lives and loved
them with all her heart. Adeline is survived by her son, Roy (Carrie) and
their family, Christopher (Tracey), Leigh Anne, Kimberley; daughter,
Beverly (David) Dunlop and their family, Ashley, David, Brittany and
Kirstan; great-grandchildren, Joshua and Zoe Sturmy. Adeline is also
survived by her sisters, Mary Christiansen, Aerise MacMillan; her brother,
Mullins Hood; and a number of nieces, nephews and special friends. Adeline
was predeceased by her husband, Frank and her brothers, Bill, Joe, Bob and
Visitation will take place Monday, Jan. 26 from 2-9 p.m. at MacAskill's
Funeral Home, Baddeck. Funeral service and committal will be held at Knox
Presbyterian Church, Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Cameron Brett
and Rev. Brenda Drake officiating. Donations can be made in Adeline's
memory to the Victoria County Memorial Hospital or a Canadian Cancer
Society, Relay for Life.
Barbara Ann (Boudreau) Chapel 67, Sydney/New Waterford - It is with great
sadness that the family announces the passing of Barbara Ann Chapel on Jan.
23, 2009, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving
family. Born in New Waterford, she was the daughter of the late Robert
(Bobby) Boudreau and Catherine Boudreau Maroun, Sydney. Barbara was a
homemaker and enjoyed playing darts, shuffleboard, was a member of the
Seniors Citizens Club and the Ashby Legion Women's Auxiliary. At one time
she also worked at Penny's Dry Cleaning in Sydney.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Martin Greg Chapel; mother, Catherine
Maroun; son, Danny (Mary) Campbell, Glace Bay; daughter, Darlene (Gerald
'Monk') Petrie, New Waterford; sister, Lorna (David), New Brunswick;
grandchildren, Robert, Jeffery, Natasha, Amanda and Kristin;
great-grandchildren ,Benjamin and Sophie.
Visitation for Barbara will be held Tuesday, Jan. 27 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
at McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford,
862-7500, and a funeral mass to celebrate Barbara's life will be held
Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. in the parish of St. Leonard/St. Michael's
Church, River Ryan, with Fr. Paul MacNeil officiating. In lieu of flowers,
donations in Barbara's memory can be made to the Cape Breton Palliative
Care. To send online condolences to the family go to
Timothy O'Flaherty 89, Sydney - Tim O'Flaherty, 89, passed away peacefully
Friday, Jan. 23, 2009, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in
Newfoundland, he was the son of the late James and Jenny O'Flaherty. Tim
worked at the coke ovens Sydney Steel for 46 years until his retirement in
1982. He was a longtime alter server at St. Joseph's Church, Sydney. He is
survived by his wife, Rita (Fewer) of 67 years; his three grandchildren,
Tracey (Donald), Christine (Jason), Timothy (Jennifer); by two
great-grandchildren, Chelsey Dawn and Deven; and daughter-in-law, Eunice.
Tim is also survived by brother, Jim (Theresa), Ottawa; and stepbrothers,
Tom (Lillian), Kingston, Ont., James, British Columbia, Martin Carroll
(Betty), Sydney; and stepsister, Mary Flannigan, Sydney. Beside his
parents, he was predeceased by his son, Dennis, brothers, Michael, Cecil
and sister, Nellie. He will also be missed by numerous nieces and nephews.
At Tim's request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation
has taken place with burial to follow at a later date. A reception in
honour of Tim's life will take place Tuesday, Jan. 27 from 1-3 p.m. at
Richard Hines Manor, MacGillivray Apartments, 27 Xavier Dr., Sydney, N.S.
Online condolences may be forwarded to the family at
Walter 'Laddie' Micholsky 90, New Waterford - It is with great sadness that
we announce the passing of Walter 'Laddie' Micholsky on Saturday, Jan. 24,
2009, at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. Born in New Waterford,
Laddie was the son of John And Catherine Micholsky of Poland. He was a
member of St. Agnes Church. For many years Laddie was employed by White's
Bakery, New Waterford, and Phalens Bakery, Glace Bay. He was a former
member of the Knights of Columbus and was active in all sports, including
boxing, hockey and basketball. He was a member of the New Waterford Strands
Canadian Champions in 1947 and was inducted into both the Cape Breton and
Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame. Surviving are many nephews, nieces and
special nephew, Gary (Betty) Micholsky, New Waterford. Laddie was the last
surviving member of his immediate family. He was predeceased by his wife,
the former Helen Brown, two sisters, Julia and Blanch, and five brothers,
John, Steve, Sigmund 'Jiggy', Tony and Peter. There will be no visitation.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of the V.J. McGillivray
Funeral Home, New Waterford. A funeral mass officiated by Rev. Paul MacNeil
will be held Thursday, Jan. 29 at 11 a.m. in the Parish of St. Leonard, St.
Michael's Church, River Ryan. Following the mass, fellowship will take
place at St. Agnes Parish Hall, New Waterford. Memorial donations in memory
of Laddie may be made to a charity of choice, or online condolences can be
expressed through the funeral home website


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