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MacINTOSH, Eric Donald



1942 - 2021

Glace Bay It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father and husband Eric Donald MacIntosh, age 78 of Glace Bay on January 15, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Glace Bay he was the son of Leo and Kay (Dunlop) MacIntosh. Eric was a Pipefitter by trade with the Local 682 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved the great outdoors. He also enjoyed spending time “up the back” in his garden, working with his hands, or sharing a donut with his cat Buster (Booby).

Survived by his loving wife Jean (Vaters) MacIntosh of 54 years; son Wilf MacIntosh; daughters Janet (Tony) Anthony, Mary Lynn (Lowell) MacLeod; brother Barry (Dianne) MacIntosh; sisters Collette (Bernie) Livingston, Leona (Wilf) Carnall, Doreen (Ed) Mullins; sister-in-law Carol MacIntosh; grandchildren Garrett (Michelle), Shayne (Angela), Ally, Colin and Emily; great grandchild Mia and many nephews and nieces.

He was predeceased by his brother Mike MacIntosh.

A special thank you to VON and Palliative Care who cared for dad at home; especially Michelle Kelly and Dr. Abboud.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 2 p.m. at T.J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists, 370 Reserve Street, Glace Bay, with Father Duaine Devereaux officiating. Interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Raise Our Roof – St. Anne’s Parish, Glace Bay or a charity of your choice. Due to COVID-19 Restrictions, seating is limited; Masks and social distancing regulations must be adhered to.

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