Cape Breton Post : 2020-08-05

OBITUARIES/LIFESTYLES : 17 : B7

OBITUARIES/LIFESTYLES

OBITUARIES/LIFESTYLES B7 CAPEBRETON­POST.COM WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2020 • HEALTH Death Notices/Obituaries Death Notices/Obituaries In Memoriams/Tributes AUCOIN, Johnny Reserve Mines HAWKINS, Louise Sydney Mines In Memoriam Jardine The Funeral Mass for Johnny AuCoin, age 61 who passed away on May 26, 2020 will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church, Reserve Mines. Interment in the parish cemetery. Fr. Dan Boudreau presiding. The full obituary can be viewed through the V.J. McGillivra­y Funeral Home Website, Glace Bay: www.vjmcgilliv­ray.ca. DUE TO SEATING RESTRICTIO­NS, WE ASK THAT EVERYONE REMAIN IN THEIR CARS IN THE CHURCH PARKING LOT UNTIL THE FAMILY ARRIVE AND ARE SEATED. It is with profound sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Louise Hawkins, on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Northside General Hospital. Born in Sydney Mines on March 5, 1956, to Shirley (Tremblett) and John Hawkins, Louise lived a beautiful life filled with the love of her family and friends. Louise’s greatest pleasure came from the joy that she brought to others and she always worked hard to make people happy. She enjoyed Saturday night at the Pensioner’s Club, listening to Timmy Jackson playing her favorite songs. Louise and Stan hosted many wonderful gatherings in Dingwall, at the Sugar Shack, where Louise fed everyone who arrived. Louise was the best cook you could find and was famous for her coconut cream and meat pies. Louise developed kidney disease as a young child and was fortunate to receive a kidney transplant in 2011. Though she was sick throughout her life, Louise always had a caring medical team on her side. We would like to thank the doctors and nurses who supported Louise over the years including Dr. Hewlett, Stephanie and staff from the Renal clinic, the friends she made at the Dialysis Unit at Northside General, especially Billy (I wouldn’t trade him for a hundred dollars), Dr. Ignacio and the staff of Northside General and Cape Breton Regional Hospitals. Your care and compassion always meant so much. Louise is survived by her mother, Shirley Hawkins; brothers, John (Beverly), Blake (June), Boo (Ann); sisters, Gail (Cecil), Paula (Michael) and many aunts, uncles, cousins and their families. She will be greatly missed by her nieces and nephews who she thought of as her own children, including: Michelle, Emily, Addisyn, Mason, Lexton, Melissa, Noah, Owen, Blake, Kathryn, Danielle, Candace, Jeremy, Hillary, Holly, Ethan, Desiree, John Joseph, Nick, Sam, Quinn, Bonnie, Karen, John, Stephanie, Glen Robert, Ashlea, Ceilidh, Cody, Kail, Kristen, Shelby, Haven, Hailey, Kadence, Jayden, Britainea and their families. Louise was predecease­d by her father, John Hawkins; brother, Lloyd, in infancy; nephew, Jason Hawkins; brother-in-law, Charlie McCormick; lifetime friend, Stan MacDonald and companion, Stanley Burton. Also left to mourn are her many close friends including the residents of Beacon Crescent, Deedee, Debbie, Yvonne, Beanie, Lorraine, Darlene, Paul, Shirley, Carl, Troy, Pickle and families. A Mass of Christian burial will take place Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Parish with burial to follow in parish cemetery, with Fr. Jim Oliver officiatin­g. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society. You were one of a kind, Weezie, and our lives will never be the same without you We love and miss you so much. The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These people have an appreciati­on, a sensitivit­y, and an understand­ing of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.jmjobesfun­eralhome.com. In Loving Memory of Vincent Jardine who passed away August 5, 1997 God took you home, that was His will. But you live with us in memory still. The day is remembered and quietly kept. No words are needed, we will never forget. Quietly remembered, always loved Janice, Mikki and Teresa La BELLE, Jean Marie With great sadness the family of Jean Marie La Belle (nee MacPherson) regret to announce her passing on August 1, 2020. Jean was an avid skater and spent many volunteer hours organizing skating music and parties for the UCCB skaters. Jean also enjoyed baking, knitting and sewing for family and friends. Jean is survived by Francis, her loving husband of 67 years; son, Alex La Belle (Debbie); daughter, Frances Ann Chick (Wayne) and son, John La Belle; sisters, Sally Ford, Margaret MacPherson; brother, Courtney MacPherson; grandchild­ren, Sean La Belle (Stephanie) and Michael La Belle (Laura); greatgrand­sons, Jacob and Brayden and dear niece, Jean Marie Burton. Jean was the daughter of William and Violet MacPherson of Sydney. A private family graveside service will take place at a later date. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemo­rialchapel.com. POWER, Shirley Edna (Dove) Sydney Helen It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Shirley Helen Edna (Dove) Power on Sunday, August 2, 2020. Born on June 19, 1937 in Grand Falls, NL, Shirley grew up and spent her life in Cape Breton and was the daughter of the late Pleman and Mae (Hale) Dove. Shirley is survived by her husband, Max Legge; sons, Brian, Blaine and Bobby Anthony; seven grandchild­ren; one great-grandchild; four sisters and six brothers. Memorial service to celebrate the life of Shirley Power will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church St.) Whitney Pier on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 2 p.m. in the All Faith Chapel with Rev. Harold Sparkes officiatin­g. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Shirley, may be made to the local charity of your choice. Funeral arrangemen­ts are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home. Online condolence­s can be forwarded to the family at www.pierfunera­lhome.com. 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