Neil Webster

Born: Thu., Dec. 24, 1931
Died: Thu., May 9, 2019


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., May 12, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Sun., May 12, 2019
Location: J.M. Jobes Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

2:00 PM Mon., May 13, 2019
Location: Holy Family Church

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Neil Daniel Webster
Sydney Mines

Neil Webster, age 87, of Sydney Mines, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019, at the Northside Community Guest Home, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Sydney Mines December 24, 1931, he was the son of the late John and Margaret (MacNeil) Webster. He was a member of Immaculate Conception parish until he moved to the Northside Community Guest Home in North Sydney.
Neil was a loyal and steadfast Toronto Blue Jay fan. He worked for the Cape Breton Development Corporation and played for the Franklin Juniors. He was very active in the community as a volunteer fire fighter in Sydney Mines and a district commissioner of Scouts Canada.
Neil was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He lived a rich and fulfilling life despite many health challenges. He was an inspiration to his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Neil is survived by his daughters, Sandra (Les) Bonnar, Sydney Mines and Georgina (Fred) Mau Petawawa; sons, Tim Webster (Claude), Ottawa, Scott (Caroline) Webster; also survived by long time family friends Greg and Marie MacKinnon, Edmonton; granddaughter Laura, grandsons Dale, Adrian, Jamie, Stephen, Ryan, and Brandon. Neil had 6 great grandchildren that he cherished: Owen, Jack, Liam, Timothy, Charley and Avery. He will be dearly missed by his last surviving sibling; sister Elizabeth (Myles) Connolly.
Besides his parents, Neil was predeceased by his loving wife Anne (Robertson) Webster, sister Christina Gaucci and brothers George, David, Frank and Charles.
Visitation will take place Sunday, May 12th, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Jobes Funeral Home, Main Street, Sydney Mines. The funeral Mass will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Holy Family Church, Sydney Mines, with Fr. Jim Oliver officiating.
The family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the staff of the Northside Community Guest Home for the compassion and wonderful care throughout Dad’s journey. A sincere thank you for the many acts of kindness during this time. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to his family at

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Deborah Woodfine
   Posted Fri May 10, 2019
So sorry to hear about Neilie as I knew as. He was a man of courage strength and a great man overall. I will never forget how good he was to Dad for what he did. Always remember he is above you smiling as what he has always done. God bless

Danielle Bonnar
   Posted Fri May 10, 2019
RIP Champa i will miss you everyday love you very much

jacqueline mackeigan
   Posted Fri May 10, 2019
dear brandon and family my deepest condolences to all at this very difficult time. hugs

Debbie (Strickland)Marsh
   Posted Fri May 10, 2019
My sincere condolences on your loss I am so glad to have known Nellie he is surely dancing with Ann tonite RIP Nellie xo

Jim and Ann Doyle
   Posted Mon May 13, 2019
Sandra ,Les and Family so sorry to hear of your Father's passing.You all took such wonderful care of him.He is in peace now with your Mother in heaven. You are all in out thoughts and prayers today on this very difficult day.Our deepest sympathy to you all.Jim and Ann Doyle.

Patricia MacEachern Estabrooks
   Posted Tue May 14, 2019
Sandra, Gina, Tim, Scott and Family:
Sending condolences to each of you on the loss of your dad. Mr. Webster (Neil) will have so many neighbourhood folks to greet him with open arms and a smile. He will be another star above for each of us to look up to. Tight hug for each of you.

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