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Michael Redmond Power

Funeral service for the late Michael Redmond Power, 73, Williams Point, Antigonish County, was held November 3 in St. Ninian Cathedral with Father Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.
Mr. Power died
Funeral service for the late Michael Redmond Power, 73, Williams Point, Antigonish County, was held November 3 in St. Ninian Cathedral with Father Donald MacGillivray officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery at a later date. Mr. Power died October 29, 2018, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Readers at the funeral Mass were Marilyn Dee, Jane MacDonald and Rachel MacFarlane. Helen Landry, Ria Grant and Claire Rasmussen presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by Ty Wallace. Active pallbearers were Joey MacFarlane, Mark Clark, Ray Grant, John McRae, Trevor Grant and Mike O’Leary. Honorary pallbearers were Rick Murray, Bob Grant, Joe MacFarlane, Marilyn Dee, Helen Landry, Ria Grant, Sandy MacDonald, Kenny MacFarlane, Jane MacDonald, Donnie MacFarlane, Donna Russell, Patsy McKenna, Beth Langford, Claire Rasmussen, Peter MacDonald and Scot MacDonald. Born February 27, 1945, in Antigonish, he was the son of the late Redmond and Dorothy ‘Dot’ (MacDonald) Power. He spent many years working for Nova Construction during the early years of the company. He ventured into the rock quarry business, eventually forming his own company, Atlantic Coast Materials, where he sold aggregate along the Eastern Seaboard and throughout the Caribbean. He took pride and involvement in his community and was an active volunteer on St. Ninian Parish Council, helping to spearhead the fundraising for the construction of St. Ninian Place. He was on the executive of Antigonish Minor Hockey and the Antigonish Aquanauts Swim Team. He loved dogs, and was an avid racing fan. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Lillian (MacFarlane); two daughters, Michelle, Stephanie, Antigonish; son, Andrew; daughter-in-law, Sylvia Navas Faria, Ottawa; grandson, Charles Thomas ‘Charlie’; cousins, in-laws, extended family. Memorial donations may be made to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation or charity of choice. Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

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