330 Smith Street
New Waterford, NS
Obituary of Neil Lawrence White, New Waterford
It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Neil Lawrence White, 85, of New Waterford on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Tom and Jane Elizabeth (Campbell) White.
Neil worked at the Paramount Theatre in New Waterford for 22 years and then the French Club for another 13 years. At one time, he was a very active member of St. Agnes Church and was a choir member in his younger years. Neil was also a member of St. Vincent de Paul, a life time member of the Kinsmen, former member of the folk choir at Mount Carmel and St. Michael's Parish, president of St. Agnes Men's Club, Y.C.W. Co-ordinator, Gaelic Society, the K-40 Club, and a Cub Master. He loved activities such as skating, bowling, and step-dancing.
Surviving are his brother, Tom (Jeanette) White, New Waterford; nephews, Colin, Gary and Derrick White.
He was very close to his two friends, Francis MacMullin and Mary MacLean of New Waterford.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 9, 2023 from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. all in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Chapel, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. Father Jim Oliver officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery with a reception to follow in the funeral home. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.