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Andrew Seamus Milner

Funeral service for the late Andrew Seamus Milner, 19, was held May 2 in St. Ninian Cathedral, Antigonish, with Father Donald MacGillivray officiating, assisted by Fathers Tom MacNeil, Andrew Gillies and Dan Boudreau. Burial was in the parish
Funeral service for the late Andrew Seamus Milner, 19, was held May 2 in St. Ninian Cathedral, Antigonish, with Father Donald MacGillivray officiating, assisted by Fathers Tom MacNeil, Andrew Gillies and Dan Boudreau. Burial was in the parish cemetery. Mr. Milner died April 23, 2019. Readers at the funeral Mass were girlfriend Thea LeMare and teammate Jackson Bayles. Sister Sophie Milner, brother Jack Milner and cousin Alec Vasilyev presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by piper Aidan Fulmore, pianist/vocals Emery van de Wiel, Sheumais MacLeod, Lisa Colton and Aidan Canning. Pallbearers were Aidan Canning, Mambi Diawara, Sean Docherty, Seamus MacDonald, Lars Schluter and Will Spaulding. Born May 13, 1999, he was a son of Ellen Milner and Billy MacIntosh. He had a passion for basketball from an early age, befitting his Indiana roots. It spilled into ball spinning talent show acts, science fair projects, and countless hours in the aux gym. Starting at age 15, he went to Nationals with Team Nova Scotia, then the University of Calgary, winning bronze, three gold and silver. He represented his family, schools, community and province with humility and gratitude for all the support he received. Besides his parents, he is survived by two siblings, Sophie, Jack; maternal grandparents, Marilyn and Phil Milner; godmother and aunt, Beth Milner, and uncle Paul Milner; aunts and uncles, Dorothy and Ken Black, Jim MacIntosh and Delores Burton, Susanna and Steven D’arcy, Sandy MacIntosh, Joan MacIntosh and David Wilson, Struan MacIntosh and Donna MacDonald, Greg MacIntosh and Py Tien; cousins: godfather, Geoff (Marita; Charlie and Lucy), Meghan (Andrew; Tom and Jeannie), Stephanie (Joel), Patrick (Lindsay), Nora (Shane), Ellen, Charlotte (Mark), Polly (Shane), Duncan (Jaimie), Sacha (Brandon; Nash), Shane, Allan, Marguerite (Tyler), Reilly (Kyle), Sam (Sonja), AJ, Jackie, Alec. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Grammie ‘Tosh’ Pauline and William MacIntosh. Memorial donations may be made to Cranbrook Search and Rescue, Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue, or a charity of choice. Online condolences: www.MacIsaacs.ca

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