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Willard Daniel Lamey


Ordinary Seaman


Born: 09 Feb 1926, Westville, Nova Scotia


Died: 26 Jan 2003, Stellarton, Nova Scotia


LAMEY, Willard Daniel - 76 of Kensington Avenue, Stellarton went peacefully to God surrounded by family and friends on Sunday, January 26, 2003. Born in Westville, he was a son of the late Alex and Catherine (Beaton) Lamey. He was raised in Westville, spending most of his life in Stellarton where he was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church. He served overseas during WW II with the Royal Canadian Navy. He was employed with the C.N.R. for some 38 years, first as a Brakeman and later on as Manager of the C.N. Employee Assistance Program from where he retired in 1986. He was a member of the Admiral Murray Branch of the Royal Canadian Naval Association, as well as being active in A.A. for over 50 years, the Pictou County Food Bank and the St. Vincent DePaul Society. He was also an avid skier. He is survived by a daughter, Pam (Jamie) Morrison, Stellarton; sons, Gerald MacCabe, Lacolle, Quebec, Dan (Rita), Miami, Florida, Dennis, Stellarton, Tom, Halifax; grandchildren, Daniel, Kelsey, Catherine, Jill, William, and Sarah Grace; brothers, Jim (June), Quebec, Ken (Mary), Riverview, N.B., Larry (Carol), Bayfield, Donnie (Connie), Charlottetown, Bernie (Keddy), New Glasgow, Leo (Glenda), Westville; sisters, Mary (Don) O'Conner, Truro, Celia Millan, Westville, Loretta MacLean, Hammonds Plains, Linda (Dave) Sorel, Brierly Brook, Liz Purcell, Hamilton; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Mary "Irene" Lamey; and a sister, Theresa. His remains will rest in the H. C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton for visiting from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Thursday. Funeral Mass will be held 11 am Friday from Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church with Father Patrick O'Neill officiating. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Willard may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Pictou County Food Bank. Willard was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who gave willingly of himself to all who needed him. We will miss you Papa.


Ships served in:

HMCS MAGOG - Survived the torpedoing of Magog




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