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William Earl Ferguson

August 12, 1928 ~ May 24, 2018 (age 89)

William Earl Ferguson

North Sydney/Sydney Mines

It is with profound sadness, that we, the family, regret to announce the passing of William “Bill” Ferguson, 89, of North Sydney, formerly of Sydney Mines on Thursday, May 24, 2018.

Born in Sydney Mines on August 12, 1928, he was the son of the late William and Margaret (Ferguson) Ferguson.

Bill worked for Modern City Dairy for twenty-five years before becoming the Maintenance Supervisor for the Northside Guest Home, from the time it opened until his retirement.

Bill is survived by his loving wife Betty (Jones) Ferguson, his son Louis (Michelle), Sydney Mines, daughter Kathy, Dartmouth; by his grandchildren, Timothy (Karen), Timberlea, NS, Stephen, North Sydney, Douglas, Dartmouth, great grandson, Logan; by his stepdaughter, Suzanne (Stuart) MacLeod, Sydney and step grandson, Matthew, Sydney.

Bill was predeceased by his first wife, Audrey (MacLeod) Ferguson, his sisters, Christine MacNeil, Peggy MacLeod, June Evans, Anna Lewis, Dru MacPhee-Potter; brothers, Rod, George, Gordon, Donald and Bruce. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

The family would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Knott and Dr. Kohlsmith for their professionalism and care.

Visitation for Bill will be 2 to 4 p.m. 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 2:00 p.m. Monday, at Calvary Baptist Church, North Sydney, with Rev. John Hannem officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Sydney Mines.

Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

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