Allan Joseph Borgal, River Ryan

Allan passed away peacefully surrounded by his children, Cheryl MacNeil (Wayne), Karen Borgal (Ron Hoolwerf), Nadean Caulfield (Larry),  and Andrew Borgal.

Born in Glace Bay, Allan was a son of the late Allan and Edna Jean (Blackmore) Borgal. He was also predeceased by his loving wife, Josephine (nee Lee); sister, Jean and brother, Sheldon.

Besides his children, Allan is survived by his sisters, Marion, Marie, Sharon, Doreen, Linda, Lorraine and a brother, Allister; grandchildren, Adam, Daniel, Tamara, Jennifer, Kevin, and Noah; great-grandson, Archer and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Allan enjoyed playing guitar and singing to bring cheer to the men at the Manor. Allan often served at funeral masses at St. Leonard’s Church. 

He was very active in the community and will be sorely missed.

Visitation will take place on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 from 1-3 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. Cremation will follow. A funeral mass of celebration will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Avenue, with Father Ray Huntley officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, River Ryan, with a luncheon to follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Plummer Avenue, New Waterford. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: