Alfred Landry 87
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Alfred Joseph Leo Landry, age 87, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, on Saturday December 14, 2019.
Born in River Bourgeois, September 1, 1932, Ferd was the son of the late Charles P. and Beatrice (Landry) Landry. He was employed as a letter carrier for many years with Canada Post until his retirement. Well known and loved by everyone for his smile and friendly demeanor, Ferd made many friends delivering mail on the Northside. Ferd was a faithful and devout member of St. Joseph Church, served as a church usher and an altar server at funerals. He was a 3rd degree member of the Father William Kiely Council Knights of Columbus, a volunteer at the North Sydney Food Bank for 26 years.
Ferd is survived by his wife Jean (McNamara) Landry, his son Paul (Lynn) Landry, Middle Sackville, daughters Barbara Landry (Wayne MacLennan), Kingston, NS, Lynn (Kenny) Arsenault, Trenton, NS, his grandchildren who were his pride and joy, Krissy Landry, Tommy Arsenault, Kathleen MacLennan, Jackie Landry, Jon MacLennan, Alex Landry, Rebecca Arsenault, his brothers Donald (Marie) Landry, Largo, Florida, Maurice (Lucille) Landry, River Bourgeois, sisters Emily Boucher, St. Peters, Patsy Joshua, Petit de Grat, Marie (Conrad) Fougere, River Bourgeois, by many nieces and nephews, also by chosen family Joanne and Rob Sheffield .
Besides his parents Ferd was predeceased by his grandson Daniel Arsenault “his pride and joy” in December 2018,
A brother Ennis Landry, brothers-in-law Joe Boucher and Alfred Joshua.
Visitation for Ferd will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church with Rev. Patrick O’Neill officiating. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the North Sydney Food Bank. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.wjdooley.com .
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