It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear father, brother, uncle and friend, Harold Pope, age 88, on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at home.
Born in Stone’s Cove, Fortune Bay, NL, he was the son of the late Parmenas and Irene Pope.
Harold worked with CN and later Marine Atlantic in North Sydney for over 40 years, retiring as Senior Engineer from the MV Joseph and Clara Smallwood in 1990.
He was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church in North Sydney, a member of the Marine Atlantic Pensioners Association and a former member of the Northern Yacht Club.
Prior to his illness, Harold enjoyed working in his yard, meeting with friends for coffee at Tim Hortons and playing Newfoundland music on his accordion.
Harold is survived by his two daughters, Brenda and Charmaine, both of Sydney Mines, three brothers, Cyril Pope, Mount Pearl, NL, Don (Carrie) Pope, Conception Bay South, NL, Warren Berkley (Phyllis) Pope, Labrador City, NL; sister-in-law Fanny (Glenn) Knott, North Sydney and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Laura and sister, Effie Hatch.
Visitation for Harold will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. A funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m. Monday, at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney with Rev. Julio Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.
Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church or any charity.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.wjdooley.com