It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Blair Gerard Desveaux, 54, of New Waterford on September 24, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Glace Bay, he was a son of the late Lubin and Lucy (Chapdelaine) Desveaux.
Blair loved camping and spent many summers in Mira Water Park; his second home. He was a Montreal Canadiens fan and an avid bowler who bowled many 400 games.
Surviving are his brother, Derrick (Marjorie) Desveaux, New Waterford; niece, Lindsay (Chris) Rose; grandniece, Claire Elizabeth Rose, Lingan; uncle, Sam (Marlene) Chapdelaine, Florence; aunts, Jeannine Warner, Halifax, Christine Zefolo, Florida; several cousins.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 5-9 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. A Funeral Mass of celebration will take place Thursday, September 28 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Avenue, with Father Ray Huntley officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Plummer Ave., New Waterford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Cancer Unit. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.