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Patrick William "Bill" MacNeil

March 10, 1933 ~ February 1, 2018 (age 84)

With heavy hearts we regret to announce the passing of Patrick William “Bill” MacNeil on February 1, 2018 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Bill was born in Sydney on March 10, 1933. He was employed with MacDougall’s Transfers for 40 years, and travelled many miles accident free.

Bill will lovingly be remembered as a true gentleman kind and caring with a wonderful sense of humour. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Eileen (McKenna), daughters Charlene (Kevin Tighe) and Darlene (Gary MacNeil), grandchildren Melanie Tighe (Paul Forget), Kevin Tighe, and Shaun, Erin and Leah MacNeil, great grandchildren Ryley, and Hunter Tighe Forget as well as sisters Florence Stuart and Enid Gosse.

He was predeceased by his parents, Daniel and Myrtle (Lafford) MacNeil, sister Kay Pick, brothers Currie and Bobby MacNeil.

Special thanks to Dr. McCarvill and the Palliative Care Team for their exceptional care.

In keeping with Bill’s wishes there will be no visitation. A celebration of Bill’s Life will be held on Sunday February 4, 2018 at 2pm at the S.W. Chant Funeral Home Chapel, 564 Alexandra Street, Sydney with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating.

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