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Patrick William Copley

April 18, 1925 — February 8, 2009

Patrick William Copley

Patrick William (Paddy) Copley 83, New Waterford, NS Patrick W (Paddy) Copley passed away on February 8, 2009, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Inverness, he was the son of the late Isaac and Catherine (MacKinnon) Copley. Paddy met his late wife, Gertie, they married and settled in New Waterford, where he worked as a miner in #16, 12 and Lingan Collieries until his retirement. Paddy enjoyed company, telling stories, jokes, cards, bingo, walking, dances and eating. He also prompted at the dances for years. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his brother-in-law, Johnny Coady and sister-in-law, Mary (Michael) Stewart, several nieces and nephews. Paddy was the last surviving member of his family and besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Gertrude Frances (Coady) Copley, sisters, Minnie (Joe) MacInnis and Katie (Jimmy) Smith, brothers, George (Elizabeth), Edward and John. Visitation for Paddy will take place on Tuesday, February 10, 2009, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Avenue, New Waterford, NS, 862-7500. A funeral mass to celebrate Paddy's life will take place on Wednesday, February 11, 2009, at 2:00 pm in the parish of St. Leonard/St. Michael's Church, River Ryan with Fr. Paul MacNeil officiating. A luncheon will follow at the KOC, Plummer Avenue, New Waterford, all are invited. Donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. To send online condolences, go to www.mclellanfuneralhome.com.

Cemetery:
Searston, Newfoundland SEARSTON NL CA

Visitation:
7:00pm-9:00pm McLellan Brothers Funeral Home 3183 Plummer Ave New Waterford N.S

Service:
2009-02-11 St. Leo's Church Sterling Road Glace Bay GLACE BAY NS CA

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