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SYLLIBOY, Lawrence Joseph "Larry" – Age 70, We’koqma’q First Nation, passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021, in the An Cala Palliative Care Unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Baddeck on October 13, 1951, he was the son of the late William Noel and Janet Christine (Bernard) Sylliboy. Larry was a member of Saint Kateri Parish and belonged to Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, We’koqma’q and where he was the caretaker for many years after the passing of his father. He belonged to the We’koqma’q Elder Council. Larry was an avid Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Blue Jays fan. He was a landscaper for many years for We’koqma’q Band. Larry enjoyed his cruises to Dooley’s for some gambling and also enjoyed watching Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, Price Is Right, watching the news and weather, sports and local politics. The family would like to extend a thank you to the Palliative Care Unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Larry is survived by his children, Kasonnio "Gus" Patton, Mary (Phillip) Prosper, Paul Sylliboy; grandchildren, Rutsira, Anenationtha, Kanerahtano "Ron", Aronhia "Hawe"; great-grandchild, Teioranhiathe "ton"; Mary and Phillip’s children, Brittany, Devon, Logan, Cole, Jacoby and Addison; sisters, Mildred Narvey, Marie Sylliboy; Dorothy Googoo; Sarah Sylliboy, Connie (Lindsay), Freda; brother, John J.; aunt, Catherine Bernard; numerous nieces and nephews as well as numerous grand nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Larry was predeceased by sisters, Alexandrine, Christina, Linda Mae and Marilyn; brothers, Bernie, James, Baby Noel; brothers-in-law, Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy, Ryan C. Googoo, Cecil Condo, Harry Narvey, Franklin Mitchell; nephews, Mickey, Trevor, Wayne, Curt; nieces, Gloria, Tina, Rachel. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. on Thursday in the We’koqma’q Community Centre, 15 Reservation Rd., We’koqma’q. Funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday from Blessed Kateri Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, We’koqma’q with Father Conrad Edwards officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery. Proof of double vaccination is required for the visitation and funeral mass. Please have it with your photo ID ready before you arrive for both. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Whycocomagh. Visitation Information Visitation Thursday, November 25, 2021 Visitation Time After 4 p.m. Thursday Visitation Location We’Koqma’q Community Centre, 15 Reservation Rd, We'koqma'q First Nation Service Information Service Date Saturday, November 27, 2021 Service Time 10:30 a.m. Service Location Blessed St. Kateri Parish, Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, We’koqma’q First Nation Burial Information Burial Date Saturday, November 27, 2021 Burial Time Following funeral mass Burial Location Blessed Kateri Parish Cemetery
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