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Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home

10 Clyde Ave
Sydney Mines, NS B1V 2E4
(902) 736-9700

Francis Funeral Home

706-710 Main St
Sydney Mines, NS B1V 2L2
(902) 736-8701

Sydney Mines NS Obituaries and Funeral Related News

Quebec man charged with hit and run in death of two-year-old boy granted bail - Cape Breton Post

Thursday, September 14, 2017

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http://www.capebretonpost.com/news/regional/2017/7/14/quebec-man-charged-with-hit-and-run-in-death-of-two-year-old-boy-granted-bail.html

Century-old Cape Breton funeral home torched - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Thursday, November 17, 2016

A century-old Cape Breton funeral home was torched on the weekend. Volunteer firefighters who doused a fire at the Francis Funeral Home in Sydney Mines on Saturday were suspicious about the cause of the fire and called investigators, said Paul MacCormick, deputy fire marshal. “The main door was secure. We had to force our way in the front door,” MacCormick said. “(But) someone had made entry to the building. “The fact that you have a vacant building with no power, at four in the afternoon, with no one occupying the building, no source of ignition from electrical or heat — you start narrowing down the thing. “I wanted (the police) to look at it.” Firefighters found the fire, which MacCormick said has since been determined to be arson, on the ground floor, near the rear of the building. “There was heavy fire damage to that section, and smoke damage to the remainder of the building — a bit of water damage, but that room was gutted,” MacCormick said. The building contained “limited contents,” MacCormick said. Until it closed two years ago, the Francis family ran the funeral home for more than 100 years, said William Laurie, o...
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1415220-century-old-cape-breton-funeral-home-torched

Joan Elnora Mahovlic - Alberni Valley News

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Calvin and Eugene and her half-brothers Whiley and Richard. She is survived by loving husband Mike Mahovlic, daughters Pearl (Colin) Drolet and Jory Smith; son Larry (Stephanie) Morse, all from Nova Scotia; and sons Shawn Coffill, Nanoose Bay, B.C., and Mark Coffill, Port Alberni, B.C.; step-daughter Trish (Rick) McCrate, Coquitlam; step-son Jim (Lori) Mahovlic, Calgary, Alberta; step-daughter Meg (John) Belanger, Campbell River, B.C.; step-son Paul Mahovlic, New Westminster, B.C. and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is also survived by brother Gerald (Janet) Salsman, Coldbrook, N.S.; brother Ronald (Jeanette) Salsman, Port Alberni, B.C.; sister Madelyn Wiles, Morristown, N.S.; brother Leo (Adele) Salsman, Trail, B.C.; sister Marilyn (Allan) Teal, Trenton, Ontario; and sister Freda Salsman, Waterville, N.S. as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank all the caring staff at Echo Village for everything, also to Pastor Platz for his spiritual support. There will be a funeral service for Joan at Grace Lutheran Church, 4408 Redford Street, Port Alberni, B.C. on Monday, March 25, 2019, at 1:30 pm with a tea to follow. Flowers are gratefully declined but if you wish to do so, donations to Grace Lutheran Church Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.albernivalleynews.com/obituaries/joan-elnora-mahovlic/

No applicants yet for public seats on Nova Scotia funeral board - Cape Breton Post

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

SYDNEY, N.S. - Anyone upset over what's happening in the funeral industry in Nova Scotia now has an opportunity to pull up a chair and do something about it. For the first time, the Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors is offering two board seats to public advocates not connected to the funeral industry, measures taken following a bizarre and emotional mix up at a Nova Scotia funeral home last year. Rodger Gregg "That way the public can get involved in enforcement actions when they need to be taken by the board as we'd have the consumer advocate perspective as well," said Rodger Gregg, registrar of cemetery and funeral services in Nova Scotia. However, Gregg said, his concern is that no one has applied for the positions and the positions start in June. "Right now, we haven't received any applicants for these positions," he said. "For us it's a great opportunity for there now to be consumer representation on the board to represent the consumer's interest." The board previously consisted of just the registrar and five othe...
https://www.capebretonpost.com/news/local/no-applicants-yet-for-public-seats-on-nova-scotia-funeral-board-295042/

Police investigate Sydney funeral home for possible fraud - CBC.ca

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Cape Breton Regional Police are investigating a complaint of alleged fraud against S.W. Chant and Son Funeral Home in Sydney.The complaint came from Service Nova Scotia, which regulates the funeral industry in Nova Scotia.News of the police investigation comes just weeks after a suspicious fire at the funeral home, which is closed indefinitely.The department first launched an investigation into the home's financial records after a family complained about a funeral service in December of 2017.Officials found that the family had a contract with the funeral home for a prepaid service, but their money had not been placed in trust."There was a general concern that we had at the time which is why we decided to put a notice out to the public in the spring of 2018," said Rodger Gregg, registrar of cemetery and funeral services for Service Nova Scotia.'This is unusual for us to see'Service Nova Scotia suspended Chant's licence to sell prepaid funerals. And in the following months, 49 other people came forward with contracts amounting to about $170,000, said Gregg. The department worked with the funeral home to have that money re...
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/chant-s-funeral-home-police-investigate-fraud-1.5042454