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Submitted by bryan on Thu, 06/15/2023 - 11:25:AM

Passed away peacefully at home at the age of 84 years.  He is survived by his children Don (Dianne), Rick (Val), Helen Sutherland (Don) and Darlene Denis.  Grandfather to 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his loving wife Helen (nee MacKenzie). Also predeceased by his parents, John and Sarah Francis McNeil, sisters Sally, Christie, Mary and brothers Jack, Alec and Richard. Tony will be greatly missed by family and friends.  The family would like to thank the staff of Home and Community Care Support Services Champlain for the care and support to our family during this difficult time.  Cremation has taken place and a funeral mass will be held at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church (320 Olmstead St, Vanier, ON) on July 6th, 2023 at 11am.

In memory of Tony, donations may be made to the ALS Society or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 06/16/2023 - 08:33:AM


June Hart, Nova Scotia

Sincere sympathy to Tony's family. Tony and my brother were married to sisters, all from Glace Bay. He was a really nice man and we kept in touch for many years. I sent him lots of news and pics from the Bay, especially if from the Hub, where he was born. He was quite a wonderful sight in his Highlander uniform. RIP Tony.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 06/16/2023 - 09:14:AM


Roger Gascon

I want to offer you my most sincere condoloances for the passing of Tony for he passed at LeitrimwhenI was there and he also lived in tower B and i,m in tower C I will pray for him so he rest inpeace amen.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 06/16/2023 - 12:42:PM


Catherine (Kay ) Burrows Mauti

I had many pleasant visits and sleepovers at Tony’s home on Sixth St in the Hub. RIP cousin

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 06/23/2023 - 12:46:AM


Luce Samson

I met Tony at the swimming pool, Château Vanier, Tower B. He was such a good person, and a good swimmer too, with his family, specially a great grand son who was a baby at the time.
To the whole family, I want to say my sympathies, Tony will always be remembered here.
Now he is with Helen, they are reunited. With all my hearth, love you all, Luce xoxo

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 06/29/2023 - 01:13:PM


Yvette Hawkins

Sorry to see you go Tony. You have been a great friend and neighbour and I will miss you. My deepest condolences to your wonderful family.


Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 06/30/2023 - 12:46:PM


Gisèle Yasmeen

We were very sorry to hear about Tony’s passing the other day. I was fortunate to see him a few weeks before and didn’t know it would be the last time. Sympathies to entire family at this difficult time.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 06/30/2023 - 12:50:PM


Fr Victor

Tony was one of our parishioners. Before he has fallen I’ll he regularly participated at weekday Masses and one of the Lectors on Sunday Masses. He is polite to talk too and pleasant to be with. Often he would share about his wife and asked prayers for the well being of his loved ones. Go and receive you rewards. RIP TONY. Condolences to his family

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 07/01/2023 - 12:44:AM


Friar Marvin Paul

Since my early days in Assumption Parish, I have always seen Tony with a smile in his face. We would often have a short-talk and share laughter together. He has been very faithful to his ministry to the Church and I have seen him grew in faith, throughout the past years.

Tony, we will miss you in Assumption. May you now rest peacefully in God’s arm and I hope to see you soon again in His heavenly Kingdom.

My deepest condolences to the bereaved family.

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