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MacNEIL, Barry Jerome



1953 - 2020


With heavy hearts, we the family of Barry Jerome MacNeil, age 67, regret to announce his sudden passing at home. Barry was the son of the late Francis and Harriet (MacDougall) MacNeil.

In Barry’s younger years he was employed with CP Railway and Mason’s Wholesale. He had a love of hunting and was known for his love of animals and will be dearly missed by his fur buddy Cocoa.

Barry is survived by his only son, Chad MacNeil and his furbaby Abby, Fort McMurray; his sister, Catherine ‘Tossie’(Mike) Saccary, with whom he resided; brothers Reggie (Jeri) and Billy. He is also survived by his nieces Michelle (Rob), Nicole (David), Janice Lee (Jamie), Jami (Andy), Robin (John) and Jacqueline; nephews Reggie (Nicole), Paul (Tom), Travis (Kerri),Grant and Billy, along with several grand-nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides his parents, Barry was predeceased by brother Michael in infancy, and nephew Shawn Saccary.

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 from 12-2 p.m., with a celebration of life to follow, all taking place at T.J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists, 370 Reserve St., Glace Bay, (902) 849-4199. Social distancing is required, as well as masks are to worn.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA or charity of one’s choice. We would like to thank Dr. Puppala for everything, and to the staff of T.J. Tracey Funeral Home for their compassion and professionalism at this most difficult time.

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