Thomas Ross, New Waterford

Thomas Handlen Ross, New Waterford

1948 - 2023

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Obituary of Thomas Handlen Ross, New Waterford

It is with sadness that the family of Thomas Handlen Ross, 75, announce his passing on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023, at home.

Born in New Waterford Feb. 20, 1948, he was a son of the late Thomas Handlen and Agnes (Corrigan) Ross.

Thomas was a Sheet Metal worker, Local 56,  for over 50 years throughout Cape Breton. He loved being in the woods; hiking, fishing, snow shoeing or birdwatching. 

Surviving are his wife, Jeanette (MacDonald); daughter, Naomi (Donald) Ross, New Waterford; sons, Vaughn (Shannon) Ross, Main a dieu, Adam (Julie) Ross, Red Deer, AB; sister-in-law, Betty Ross; grandchildren, Noah Thomas Mugford, Hallie Ross, Kylie Ross, Quinn Mugford; many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Thomas was predeceased by brothers Harvey and Bobby; sister-in-law, Jackie Ross.

There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Oct. 27, 2023 at 1 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home Chapel, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford, with Rev. Duncan Roach officiating. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: 


Funeral Service

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Friday, October 27, 2023
V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home
380 Smith Street
New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada