Cape Breton Post - - IN MEMORIAM / HEALTH / ADVICE -


It is with pro­found sad­ness that we the fam­ily an­nounce the death of Leo Hec­tor MacKin­non, 83 on July 14, 2015, at the Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Hos­pi­tal af­ter a short ill­ness.

Born in Syd­ney, Leo was the son of the late Hec­tor and Mar­garet (MacNeil) MacKin­non. He was a life­time mem­ber of Sa­cred Heart parish, Syd­ney.

Leo grad­u­ated from Syd­ney Academy and was a 1953 grad­u­ate of St. FX Univer­sity. He worked in the met­al­lur­gi­cal depart­ment of Syd­ney Steel, re­tir­ing af­ter 39 years.

Leo is sur­vived by his brother Steve, Hamil­ton, Ont.; his sis­ter Peggy Macmil­lan, Syd­ney; as well as sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

He was pre­de­ceased by broth­ers, Sandy, Don­ald and John, and by sis­ters, Anna Gil­lis, Libby Rateau and Is­abel Hemsworth.

Cre­ma­tion has taken place. A fu­neral ser­vice will take place at a later date.

Spe­cial thanks to the doc­tors and nurses in the emer­gency and ICU de­part­ments at the Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Hos­pi­tal for their won­der­ful care and sup­port.

If so de­sired, do­na­tions in Leo’s mem­ory may be made to a char­ity of choice.

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