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August 1, 2019

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1p.m.

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Sydney Memorial Chapel

No service at this time.

Visitation:

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Burial Information:

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Burial will be scheduled at a later date.

Private Burial

Location:

Hardwood Hill Cemetery

Requested Charity:

Canadian Liver Foundation

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John "Boo" MacAskill

1948-2019

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Sydney

John "Boo" Phillip MacAskill, 70, of Sydney, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.

Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late John Murdock and Dorothy Evelyn (Chislett) MacAskill.

He was a devoted fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Blue Jays. John loved life celebrating every holiday decorating his car for the occasion. He loved music and dancing. He played Santa at Christmas for family and friends. His best companions were Mutley and Storm. Boo worked in Ontario driving a delivery truck and then moved back to Sydney and was employed with Ziggy’s Pub in Sydney River.

He is survived by sisters, Ann MacInnes, Jersey Cove, Sheila Shaw, Liverpool, Elizabeth (Rossy) Dauphney, Little River; brothers, Danny (Freda), Edwardsville, Robert (Judy), Westmount; many nieces and nephews, cousins and also a special Aunt Normie Bona, Sydney.

Boo was predeceased by a brother, Stewart Donald.

Funeral service will take place Thursday, August 1, 2019 in Sydney Memorial Chapel at 1 p.m. with Rev. Peter Rafuse officiating. Interment will take place at Hardwood Hill Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation or charity of choice.

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August 1, 2019

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1p.m.

Sydney Memorial Chapel

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Hardwood Hill Cemetery

Requested Charity:

Canadian Liver Foundation

or

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