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