HEADING, James Gordon
James Gordon Heading, of Sydney, passed away Friday, May 5, 2017, at home.
Born in Regina, he was the son of the late James and Phobe (Aldred) Heading.
Gordon was a proud Dad and husband, who was involved in the community all of his life. In the early years, he was involved with the Lions Club and Kinsmen, and had a lifelong love of politics. Later in life, he sat on boards and supported charitable events, happily giving his time to his community. As a young man, Gordon loved the outdoors, particularly, Loch Lomond, where he spent many hours hunting and fishing. In his retirement, he rediscovered his love of fishing. An entrepreneur from early in life, his great passion was tourism. A tireless advocate for Cape Breton, Gordon worked in the industry for more than forty years. He was recognized for his work with CBTA (Cape Breton Tourism Association), TIANS (Travel Industry Association of Nova Scotia) and was inducted into the Cape Breton Business and Philanthropy Hall of Fame. While Gordon appreciated these awards, what he loved best was the time he spent with the many people he worked with over the years.
Gordon is survived by his daughters, Sharon (Bill MacKinnon), Alta. and Wanda (Peter Blom), Halifax; sons, Jim (Liz), Coxheath and Graham (Darlene), Westmount; son-inlaw, Paul Kendall, Halifax; nine grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife, Elsie (Burns); daughter, Patricia; sister, Mary; brother, Arthur, and granddaughter, Nicole.
Visitation will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A celebration of life will be held in the chapel on Friday at 2 p.m. Interment (immediate family only) will take place in Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the IWK or the Lung Association of Nova Scotia.
Words of comfort can be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mailed to sydneymemorialchapel@ ns.sympatico.ca.
Maureen Ellen Campbell Jardine or known to everyone as “Moe”, 64 years old, of Glenville/Inverness, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 5, 2017 at Alderwood Rest Home, Baddeck, where she resided for the last four years.
Born December 24, 1952 in St. John’s, NFLD, she was the daughter of the late James & Cecelia Campbell. She is survived by two sons, Eric Campbell Jardine (Inverness) & Bailey Garret Jardine (Montreal) and one daughter, Kelly Ann Scott (Cochrane, Alberta); two brothers, Gary Campbell & Jim Campbell (Edmonton); and two grandchildren, Hailee Jade Scott & Thomas Bruce Scott. She is predeceased by her husband, Eric Bruce Jardine.
Moe has many friends and family members that we have heard so many stories from for so long that we will always hold these in our minds and hearts forever. There are so many kind messages that we have received from many people and we are very appreciative of this. We know she is now with Bruce dancing in his arms.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Stella Maris Parish in Inverness with Father Duncan MacIsaac officiating. Cremation has taken place under the care of MacAskill Funeral Home, Baddeck NS.