Arthur John Gillespie

Born: Fri., Feb. 13, 1948
Died: Fri., Jul. 12, 2019


Visiting

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Jul. 17, 2019
Location: J.M. Jobes Funeral Home


Funeral Service

4:00 PM Wed., Jul. 17, 2019
Location: J.M. Jobes Funeral Home


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Arthur John Gillespie, 71

Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia

 

We regret to announce the passing of Arthur Gillespie, 71 years of age, on Friday, July 12th, 2019, at Northside General Hospital, surrounded by family and friends.

 

Born in Derry, Northern Ireland, on February 13th, 1948, he was the son of the late William and Margaret Gillespie. He was a veteran of the Royal Air Force and had a 30 year career working at Syncrude Canada, in Fort McMurray, Alberta.  He retired to Sydney Mines in 2006 where he enjoyed walking, golfing, and visiting with his friends at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 8, of which he was a member.

 

He is predeceased by his parents, William and Margaret; and his brother, William.

 

He leaves to mourn his loving partner, Mary Catherine Campbell; his siblings Brian (Liz) and Marion (Brendan); his children Carey, Rachel, Erin and Ryan; his step-children, Danielle and Heather; his grandchildren Lewis, Lucy, Emily G., Sam, Emily L., James, Cayden and Kingsley; several nieces and nephews.  He also leaves to grieve family friend, Melanie Higgins and the entire Campbell clan.

 

Cremation has taken place. His family will receive visitors from 2:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 at J.M. Jobes Funeral Home followed by a prayer service at 4p.m. with Norma Mills DLM. Officiating. A reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion Sydney Mines .Memorial donations can be made to the Cape Breton Cancer Patient Care Fund. 

Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com

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Wilma matheson
   Posted Sun July 14, 2019
Deepest sympathy to all ,hugs to you Mary and families

Ann & Barry Forrest
   Posted Sun July 14, 2019
Mary and family,

Our sincere condolences to each of you at this sad time. Take care!

Dennis & Jean MacIntyre
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019
Mary & family
So very sorry to hear of Arthur's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Marilyn Farrow
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time

Michael Haughn
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss Mary. Heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Luis and I are sending so much love.

Christena & Jason Rouse
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019
We are so sorry to hear of Art's passing. Our thoughts are with you all .

Debbie Stabryla
   Posted Mon July 15, 2019
To Mary, and family:
So sad to hear of Arthur's passing. May he rest in peace.
I hope that all of your beautiful memories of him, comfort you in this
time of loss. Love, Debbie xo

Kevin Murphy
   Posted Tue July 16, 2019
Mary Catherine, I was saddened to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

Jessie Macdougall
   Posted Sat July 20, 2019
Mary, so very sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathy.

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