Edward McGean

Born: Fri., Feb. 24, 1939
Died: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019


Visiting

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Oct. 06, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Sun., Oct. 06, 2019
Location: J.M. Jobes Funeral Home


Celebration of Life

10:00 AM Mon., Oct. 07, 2019
Location: Holy Family Church


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Edward Eugene McGean
Sydney Mines

It is with great sadness that we, the family of Eddie, 80, announce his passing on Friday, October 4, 2019, at Harbourstone Enhanced Care.
Born in Sydney Mines on February 24, 1939, he was the son of the late john and Viola McGean. During his working life he was employed at Cape Breton Beverages. He was a lifetime member of the Sydney Mines Pensioner’s Club. Eddie enjoyed playing his guitar and mandolin.
Eddie is survived by his wife Lillian, sons Greg (Crystal) and Shaun (Donna), and his grandchildren Justin, Ryan, and Shaun D. also left to mourn is his brother Bob (Jean), sisters-in-law Jeanie and Cynthia, and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Lawrence (Eleanor), Dougie, Gordon, Melvin (Eunice), and sisters Jean (Jim), Mary (Henry), Shirley (Jerome), and Madonna (Art).
The family would like to thank the staff at Harbourstone for their care and kindness.
Visitation for Eddie McGean will be held on Sunday, October 6, 2019, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm in J. M. Jobes Funeral Home, Sydney Mines. A celebration of his life will take place Monday, at 10 am inn Holy Family church, Sydney Mines, with Fr. Jim Oliver officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.  A reception will be held at the Sydney Mines Pensioner’s Club, following the service. Words of comfort may be forwarded to his family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com

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Charlie and Colleen MacKinnon
   Posted Sat October 05, 2019
Dear Lillian and family, please accept our sincerest condolences. Eddie was a wonderful person. I have fond memories when recalling all the great conversations, jokes and words of advice from Eddie. Eddie had a way of making the work hours more enjoyable as we completed the weekly schedule at Cape Breton Beverages. Eddie kept me on the straight and narrow. He set great example and I tried to follow his conscientious ways. He was the most dependable person I ever met. God Bless (you're in our prayers); Charlie and Colleen MacKinnon

Kevin McGean
   Posted Tue October 08, 2019
Aunt Lillian, Greg and Shaun. So sorry to hear of Uncle Eddie's passing. I have lots of great memories of Eddie. You are in our prayers and in our thoughts.
Kevin and Maggie McGean

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