William Young

Obituary of William Bernard Young

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YOUNG William Bernard – Age 71, Eskasoni First Nation, passed away in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Surrounded by family on Sunday, February 11, 2024.

Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia William, he was the son of late Charlie and Caroline (Doucette) Young. Predeceased wife late Bernadette (Michael) Young, son; late Michael Andrew Young. brother’s; late Alfred Young and late Reginald Gabriel (Gubby) Young.

Left to mourn are his surviving children Melissa Young (Randall), William Young (Adrienne), Charlie Young (Sharon); Sisters Gloria Gould, Anita Young, Charlotte Anne Young & Mary Anne Young Brothers; Charles Young, Kevin Young, Allan Young and Alphonse Young; Grand children who he cherished and adored, Serena, Adreah, Korbin, Sebashton “Bash”, Tristen, Randall Jij, Jasper, Hailey and baby Mike. Godchild; Lydia Michael and his many nieces and nephews.

William was a member of Eskasoni Holy Family Parish. His passion was collecting hockey and baseball cards. He was very talented in carpentry and enjoyed helping as much as he could. He cherished the company of his family and friends. William was also a survivor of Shubenacadie Residential School.

Visitation will be after 3pm Saturday, February 17, 2024, at the Fishery Building (Blue Building), 160 Reservation Rd. We’koqma’q. Funeral mass will be 10am Monday, February 19, 2024, from Blessed Kateri ParishWe’koqma’q with Father Joby Augustin officiating. A meal and salite/ Auction will follow at We’koqma’q Community Hall/Firehall, 15 Reservation Rd, after the service on Monday, February 19, 2024. Burial at a later date.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Whycocomagh. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstock.com






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3:00 pm - 9:50 am
Saturday, February 17, 2024
Fishery Building (Blue Building)
160 Reservation Rd.
We’koma’q, Nova Scotia, Canada

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, February 19, 2024
Blessed St. Kateri Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church
Hwy 105
We'koqma'q, Nova Scotia, Canada


11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday, February 19, 2024
We’koma’q Community Hall
15 Reservation Rd.
Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia, Canada
Meal with Salite and Auction
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