OBITUARIES

BIGGIN (GRANT), Darlene Audrey, age 59 of Cow Bay, passed away peacefully on February 4, 2020, at home with family by her side. Born in Antigonish, she was the oldest daughter of Edward and the late Genevieve (England) Grant of Guysborough. Darlene was devoted to her career in securities/brokerage finishing with over 20 years at CIBC Wood Gundy. An avid reader, Darlene could always be found with at least one book in her purse. She enjoyed golfing, visits with family and friends, the occasional fishing trip with Morgan, their condo in Florida and cottage in Daniel's Harbour, N.L. She always looked forward to the next sisters' trip and what shenanigans they would encounter. Darlene is survived by her husband of 29 years, Morgan; siblings, Donald (Dawn), Darrell (Bonnie), Deborah Grant (Allan MacGillivray), Dale (Brian) O'Connor, Denise (Jimmy) Halloran, David (Stephanie) and Dwayne (Wanda); in-laws, Juanita (Ray) Robinson, Kirk (Marilyn) Biggin, and Paula (John) Hancock; special nieces, Amanda, Adrienne and Sarah; 19 nieces and nephews; 17 great-nieces and nephews, and many, many friends. She will be dearly missed by her furry companion Henry. Besides her mother, Darlene was predeceased by in-laws, Eunice and Harold Biggin; maternal grandparents, Cora and Russell England; paternal grandparents, Vera and James Grant; and Aunt Marian Fraser. Cremation has taken place and keeping with Darlene's wishes, there will be no visitation. A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, February 8 in Wesley United Church, Guysborough. Interment to take place at a later date. Special thanks to Dr. Daniel Rayson, his team, and the Oncology Department at the VG for the excellent care provided to Darlene. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Molly Appeal - Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation. Online condolences may be made by visiting; www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com, Dartmouth Chapel.

 

MEAGHER, Harold Vincent (Buzzy) 74 of Steep Creek, Guysborough County, passed away peacefully at the Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, Richmond Co. in the early hours of February 8. Born in Steep Creek he was the son of the late John Bernard and Dora (Park) Meagher. Buzzy was a member of St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Mulgrave. Buzzy had a great love of all things outdoors, fishing, hunting and riding around the woods on his ATV. He is survived by one sister, Alta Flanagan in Ontario. He is predeceased by brothers Clinton and Francis as well as sister, June Nicholson. Buzzy will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation for the late Harold (Buzzy) Meagher were held on Tuesday, February 11 in Green’s Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Mass of Christen Burial will be held in St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Mulgrave at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12 with Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial to take place at a later date. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Strait Richmond Hospital Palliative Care Fund. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Green’s Funeral Home, 507 Bernard St. Port Hawkesbury. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.greensfuneralhome.ca.