Pictou Advocate Obituaries

James William Sutherland


James William Sutherland (Bill) – Massets B.C. passed away July 22, 2017.  Born November 24, 1931 in Poplar Hill, he was the son of the late Charles & Hazel (nee Morgan) Sutherland. As a young man Bill worked his way west and was a lineman for B.C. Hydro. Bill loved to hunt and fish and given the chance he told a good story about either. Bill is survived by his son William, daughters Chrissie (Mike) and Dorothy. Two grandsons, four great-grandchildren and sister Verns Baillie, Willow Lodge,Tatamagouche (formly of River John)  numerous nieces & nephews. Predeceased in 2007 by his wife of 49 years Ethel (nee Henderson) formly of Three Brooks, by brothers Alex (Woodstock, On), Hugh (Poplar Hill) and sisters Cassie and Dorothy (River John) A celebration of Bill & Ethel’s lives and the spreading of Bill’s ashes will be held at North Beach, Haida Gwaii on September 16, 2017. Donations in Bill’s memory can be made to Timmy’s Telethon or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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