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Nathan "Joneil" Hanna

June 10, 2018

HANNA, Nathan Joneil
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we, the family of Nathan Joneil
Hanna ‘Joneil’, announce his passing at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital,
Sydney, Nova Scotia on June 10, 2018. He was the son of Jennifer Hanna (Steven)
and Johnny Parr (Rachel).
Joneil was a proud father to his baby girl Harper and an amazing role model to his
brothers and cousins especially little Steve. He was a great friend to many.
In his short life Joneil enjoyed karate, skateboarding and baseball with the
extreme enjoyment playing for the Cape Breton Expos. Although sports was his
passion he enjoyed playing video games and hanging out with his buddies (Ryan,
Cody, Matthew, Stephen R., Ethan, Connor, Stephanie, Sarena and Tyler). Joneil
will be greatly missed by his Memorial Composite Family where he attended
school. Joneil was family oriented and enjoyed spending time with the ones he
Joneil is survived by his loving mother and best friend, Jennifer (Steven); father,
Johnny (Rachel); his pride and joy, Harper (daughter) Madeline; siblings, Ryan,
Jordan and Owen; grandparents, Earlene Tighe ‘mum’ (Wally), Steve ‘Da’ (Kim),
Peter Rigby (Janie), Dorothy and Kimmy, Betty and Danny (Liz); uncles, Stephen,
Ian, Evan, Doug, Zachery and special uncle Freddy; aunts, Bessy (Jessica), Lizzie,
Brittany; his many cousins who have always admired and looked up to him, and
his life time friend, Harvey Kiley.
Joneil was predeceased by his great-grandparents, Nanny Kay Tighe, Nanny Viney
Hanna, Papa Fred Hanna and Papa Neilie MacNeil; his aunt, Margie Parr, and
uncles, Wayne Parr and Buddy Tighe.
A special gathering of love will be held at Chant's Funeral Home on Wednesday,
June 13, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be on Thursday,
June 14, 2018 at 3 p.m. with reception to follow.
Donations in loving memory of Joneil Hanna can be made to Joneil's go fund me
page or a charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be made by visiting
“A mother holds her children's hands for a while, their hearts forever.”

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