HATCHER, David

Cape Breton Post - - Obituaries/Religion/Games - L’Arche Cape Bre­ton, Iron Mines

David Brian Hatcher, age 55, died peace­fully in his home, Way­cobah House, L’Arche Cape Bre­ton, Iron Mines.

Born in North Syd­ney, he was the youngest child of the late Gor­don and He­len Hatcher. Grow­ing up, David spent time on the fam­ily farm and could often be found along­side his dad in “the work­shop” singing Jim Reeves tunes. In his younger years, David was in­volved in Ha­ley Street Adult Ed­u­ca­tional Cen­tre. In 1993, David be­came a mem­ber of L’Arche Cape Bre­ton. Through the joys and chal­lenges of liv­ing in L’Arche, David loved and was loved.

He is sur­vived by sib­lings, Ted (Elaine) Hatcher, Rita MacKin­non (Ray­mond), Philip (Shelly) Hatcher, Diane Hatcher, Stan (Heather) Hatcher, Calvin (Donna) Hatcher; spe­cial Aunt, Hilda Purves, and many nieces, neph­ews and cousins far and wide.

David will be greatly missed and lov­ingly re­mem­bered by his L’Arche Cape Bre­ton fam­ily es­pe­cially those he lived with at Way­cobah House, Gary, Hol­ly­wood, Trevor, Rod­ney, Bar­bie, Kait­lyn, Matthew, Kevin, Asha, Ro­man and his spe­cial friend, Muk­thar, Fran and Rachel.

David was pre­de­ceased by his lov­ing par­ents and sis­ter-in-law, Kim­berly Kil­back.

There will be a vis­i­ta­tion on Mon­day, May 22, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Shalom House, L’Arche Cape Bre­ton and a Me­mo­rial Ser­vice on Tues­day, May 23rd, at 11 a.m. in the L’Arche Cape Bre­ton Chapel. Re­cep­tion is to fol­low at the Blues Mills Fire Hall.

There will also be a vis­i­ta­tion on Wed­nes­day, May 24, 2017, 2– 4 p.m. in the W.J. Doo­ley Funeral Home, 107 Pleas­ant St., North Syd­ney with a burial to fol­low at Lake­side Ceme­tery, North Syd­ney.

Me­mo­rial do­na­tions may be made to L’Arche Cape Bre­ton or char­ity of choice.

“We are not called by God to do ex­tra­or­di­nary things, but to do or­di­nary things with ex­tra­or­di­nary love.” – Jean Vanier

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