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Edward Carrol Haley

March 26, 1929 — February 13, 2023

Edward Carrol Haley

It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of our loving father & grandfather Edward 'Eddy' Haley on February 13th 2023 at the age of 93, surrounded by his family at Harbourstone Enhanced Care Home in Sydney, NS.  Born on March 26th, 1929, the son of  the late Carrol and Janet (McKay) Haley of New Waterford.


Eddy started work at the young age of 10 and was an avid fisherman, hunter and hardworking coal miner. His hard work ethic, perseverance and tenacity has been felt by each generation that came after him. Instilling in each of us strong values of love, support, willpower and determination. He will be sorely missed.


He is survived by his daughters Linda (Joseph) Pasher of London Ontario, FaithAnn (Murray) Buck of New Waterford; son John (Joanne) Haley of Margaree; brothers Billy (Shirley), Leonard (Claire); grandchildren Kimberly Anne MacKinnon, Troy (Karen) Joie (Michal Zebrowski) Branden (Megan Hillis) Pasher, Tanya, Jennifer (Garrett Flint) Melissa (Darren Robicheau) Anderson, Matthew Yetman, Rick (Angela) and Ryan Haley; great grandchildren Braidon and Breagha (Kimberly), Luke, Brian (Tanya), Brooklyn & Brady (Jennifer), Haley & Alex (Melissa), Taylor (Rick), Avery (Ryan), Wesley (Branden).


It gives us great comfort that he can finally rest and be reunited with the loved ones who left before him. Waiting to usher him in is his loving wife Bertha (LeDrew), his sons David and Richard Haley, his granddaughter Joanne Leigh Horne and his sister Edwina ‘Dinny’ Kavanaugh (Haley).



We would like to sincerely thank all of the nurses and staff at Harbourstone Nursing home in Mira Bay. Your excellent care provided such warmth that we all found comfort in.


Cremation has taken place under the direction of McLellan Funeral Home 3183 Plummer Ave, New Waterford. A service will be held at a later date. You may express your online condolences by visiting the Tribute Wall tab at the top of this page.


In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society


Until we meet again Papa.

We love you.



Miss Me But Let Me Go

When I come to the end of the road

And the sun has set for me

I want no rites in a gloom-filled room.

Why cry for a soul set free?

Miss me a little–but not too long

And not with your head bowed low.

Remember the love that we once shared,

Miss me–but let me go.

For this is a journey that we all must take

And each must go alone.

It's all a part of the Master's plan,

A step on the road to home.

When you are lonely and sick of heart

Go to the friends we know

And bury your sorrows in doing good deeds.

Miss Me–But Let me Go!

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