McLEOD, Gordon E.

Gordon Edgar McLeod passed away peacefully at the Maritime Odd Fellows Home, Pictou in his 87th year on April 19, 2019. Gordon retired from a 35-year career as an Air Traffic Controller in the Canadian Armed Forces and returned to his ancestral home in Rockfield, NS in 1977. Gordon married young, to Kathleen Weston, and […]

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CORBETT, Douglas E.

Douglas Earl Corbett – 68, of Pictou, passed away peacefully April 22, 2019 under the watchful eye of his family and the Palliative Care Nursing staff. He was a hard working mechanic who operated his own Towing & Automotive Company for many years within his community. He worked at the Pictou Shipyard as a Crane […]

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Susan Marie MacDonald

Susan Marie MacDonald – 61, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully at home on April 7, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Mrs. Elsie Chisholm of Pictou. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Greg, her daughters, Rebecca (Bradley) MacDonald Bourgaize, Quebec; and Suzanne MacDonald, Halifax; and granddaughter, Laura Bourgaize – the apple […]

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Pictou Advocate Obituaries

BAILLIE, Anna A. (Baillie)

BAILLIE, Anna Alena – 90, of River John, passed away April 1, 2019. Born in River John, April 25, 1928, Anna was a daughter of the late Henry and Christine (MacGregor) Baillie. Anna worked alongside her husband Jim on the family farm until their retirement in 2008. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and […]

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MADORE, Arlene Marie

MADORE, Arlene Marie, age 70 years, Truro, Nova Scotia. Arlene’s family is saddened to announce that she died on March 16, 2019 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Arlene suffered ill health during her last several years. Born in Pictou, September 10, 1948, Arlene was lovingly raised by her maternal grandmother, Hilda Madore. Spending […]

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Lee-Ann Lyons (McCully)

In memory of Lee-Ann Lyons (McCully), 1949-2019, Pictou, 69 years young, of Pictou, NS, formerly of Truro. She died at sunrise on St. Patrick’s Day, in the Palliative Care Unit of the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, with both of “her boys” at her side. A gentle, peaceful, and courageous passing followed a recent cancer diagnosis. […]

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CAMPBELL, Peggy Maureen

CAMPBELL, Peggy Maureen – 59, passed away March 11, 2019 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Pictou on March 4, 1960 she was a daughter of the late Harold and Nancy (Gailbraith) Hogg. She is survived by her sons, Carson Graham Campbell (Taylor McLean), Moncton, NB; Warren James (Kristelle) Campbell, Tatamagouche; daughter, Katelyn […]

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MacDONALD, Beatrice

Beatrice MacDonald passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 10 at Glen Haven Manor. She was the eldest daughter of the late Maude and Leo McCarron and was raised in Egerton.  Bea’s first job was with Zellers where she worked for forty plus years. Upon retirement, she became Stellarton’s “Bingo Queen”, successfully running the town’s bingo […]

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