It is with broken hearts that we the family announce the peaceful passing of Allan J. (Allie) McIsaac at home surrounded by his loving wife, Linda, his sisters, Gloria ,Lorraine, nephew, Neil and niece, Debbie.
Allie was born in New Waterford on June 4,1948, the son of the late Allan and Mary Ann McIsaac.
Allie was a cabdriver with Midway Taxi for many years making a great deal of friends . He enjoyed driving and chatting with his passengers so much that he would often pass by his destination.
Allie was a generous and caring person who loved to help everyone, especially seniors.
He was full of love and kindness; a true gentleman.
Allie was a die hard fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Blue Jays and loved to go for long walks.
Allie is survived by his wife, Linda; stepchildren, Kathy, Sherri (Richard ),Warren and Melanie; grandchildren, Jessica ,Kayla,Courtney, Myles, Elizabeth, Zoe, Madisyn, Brianna and Mya ; and great granddaughter, Kaelynn.
He is also survived by his sisters, Gloria and Lorraine (Ray) and many nieces and nephews; also his great friends, Dorothy and Tom Ling and Tommy Grant. Tommy spent countless hours sitting with and talking to Allie .
Allie is also survived by many friends who are also friends of “Bill”.
Allie was predeceased by his sister, Mary (Tootsie) and brothers, Allan, Angus (Joann), Alex (Henrietta), Ray (Olive), Archie (Barb), and Joe , and stepson, Brian.
Many thanks go out to the VON and Palliative Care who made it possible to keep Allie at home; they are amazing.
There will be no visitation due to Covid -19 restrictions. Cremation has taken place. A Funeral Mass of celebration will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Avenue, with Father Peter McLeod officiating. Burial will follow in St. Agnes cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home in New Waterford. To send online condolences go to www.vjmcgillivray.ca.
Donations can be made to the VON or Hospice/Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton.