Daniel Joseph (Donnie) MacDougall

Born: Sat., Jun. 27, 1942
Died: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020


Visiting

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
Location: J.M. Jobes Funeral Home


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Sat., Feb. 15, 2020
Location: Holy Family Church


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Daniel Joseph (Donnie) MacDougall, 77
Sydney Mines

We are saddened to announce the passing of the late Daniel Joseph MacDougall 77, on Monday February 10, 2020 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Sydney on June 27, 1942, he was the eldest son of the late Joseph and Jane (MacMaster) MacDougall. Donnie was a member of Holy Family Parish in Sydney Mines.
In his earlier years, Donnie managed the original Capri Club for Patsy Smith. Donnie was owner/operator of Briand’s and Regional Taxi Ltd., and Island Delivery Service. He also owned and operated Acadia Tours, where he took great pride in showing visiting tourists our beautiful island.
Donnie is survived by his wife of 40 years, Marilyn (Martin) MacDougall, sons Daniel (Brenda), Jamie (Jennifer), grandchildren Daniel, Maia and great-grandchild Lux. Also left to mourn are his sister Mary (Roger) O’Callaghan, sister-in-law Dianne (Ronnie) Kempt and nephew Jason; brother-in-law Jimmy (Rita) Martin and nephews Eric and Charlie.
Besides his parents, Donnie was predeceased by his brother Duncan as well as his mother-in-law Lillian (Wells) Martin and father-in-law Ralph Martin.
Donnie was proud to coach the Sydney Mines Midget Ramblers where he loved to watch his son Jamie play baseball. Donnie was a member of Branch 008 Legion in Sydney Mines where he was an avid dart player and a member of the Men’s Monday Night Dart League. Up until his time of passing Donnie loved his trips to Tim’s, where he would spend the afternoon chatting and enjoying a cup of tea. He also enjoyed playing his weekly Radio Bingo game with his wife, Marilyn.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place at J.M Jobes Funeral Home, Sydney Mines on Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 am at Holy Family Church in Sydney Mines with Father Jim Oliver officiating. Reception to follow at the John J. Nugent Firemen’s Center. Interment will take place at a later date. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Cape Breton Regional Hospital Palliative Care. Words of comfort may be forwarded to his family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com

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