MA­HONEY, John Robert Wal­ter

Cape Breton Post - - IN MEMORIAM -

It is with bro­ken hearts that we, the fam­ily, an­nounce the pass­ing of our dear hus­band, fa­ther, grand­fa­ther and brother, Robert Ma­honey, at the Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Hospital, Syd­ney on March 27, 2016, with his fam­ily by his side.

Born in Syd­ney on April 29, 1953, Robert was the son of the late John Richard & Deloris (Wood­ill) Ma­honey. Robert was a well known busi­ness man, and dur­ing his life­time owned and op­er­ated sev­eral busi­nesses such as Quicky Sign Rentals, Ar­mour Guard, Tri-M Rentals; but took great and per­sonal pride in JR Ma­honey Ltd. Over the years Robert be­came the face and driv­ing force be­hind JR Ma­honey Ltd.

Robert was a mem­ber of the Cham­ber of Com­merce, the Dobson Yacht Club and one of the found­ing mem­bers of The Cape Bre­ton Poker Run. He sup­ported or­ga­ni­za­tions such as School Break­fast pro­grams, Drug Aware­ness pro­grams and Chil­dren’s Christ­mas Din­ners.

Robert en­joyed re­cre­ational ac­tiv­i­ties such as boat­ing, hunt­ing & spend­ing time at his cot­tage with fam­ily and friends.

Robert is sur­vived by the love of his life, Lana (Camp­bell) Ma­honey, Howie Cen­tre; daugh­ter, Amanda (Kevin) Lacroix, CFB Green­wood; son, Jonathan (Re­becca) Ma­honey, Howie Cen­tre; grand­chil­dren, Olivia, Sophia, Con­nor and Ma­son.

He is also sur­vived by sib­lings, Richard (Shelly) Ma­honey, Baddeck, Ca­role ( John) Buchanan, Hal­i­fax, D-Anna Ma­honey, Syd­ney, Michael (Geri) Ma­honey, River Denys, Wen­dell Ma­honey, River Denys, Charles (Kath­leen) Ma­honey, Syd­ney, Lena ( Jim) Ma­honey-Petrie, Syd­ney.

Cre­ma­tion has taken place. Vis­i­ta­tion will be held Thurs­day, March 31st from 7-9 p.m. and Fri­day, April 1st from 2-4 and 79 p.m. at the SW Chant & Son Fu­neral Home, 564 Alexan­dria St., Syd­ney. Fu­neral ser­vice will be held on Satur­day, April 2nd, 1 p.m. at Church of Christ the KIng, Ge­orge St., Syd­ney with Rev. Glenn Kent of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment to take place in Res­ur­rec­tion Ceme­tery, Syd­ney Forks. Re­cep­tion to fol­low at Chant’s Fu­neral Home.

Do­na­tions may be made to the An Cala Unit, Pal­lia­tive Care, CBRH.

“Good men must die, but death can not kill their name”. Proverb

Fu­neral ar­range­ments are un­der the di­rec­tion of ....

“Say not in grief ‘He is no more’, but live in the thank­ful­ness that he was.”

-He­brew Proverb

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