THIEL, Cecil “Sonnie”
We, the family of Cecil “Sonnie” Thiel, regret to announce his passing on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney.
Born March 10, 1936, in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Treige) Thiel.
Sonnie was a truck driver in Louisbourg and later, drove a school bus in Mira.
Left to mourn are his loving companion of 21 years, Frances MacNeil; sons, Barrie, Derrick and Mark; daughters, Tracie and Laurie; sisters, Florence Breski and Betty Crocker.
Sonnie was predeceased by his first wife, Mary (Turner); second wife, Barbara (Burgess); a daughter in infancy; sisters, Ann Weatherbee, Margie Walker and Hattie Bateman; brother, John Thiel.
A memorial service will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Friday 2 p.m., with Mr. Gary Grant officiating. Interment in Loch End Cemetery, Catalone.
Words of comfort can be sent to the family at www. sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail email@example.com.