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Rand Edward Hartley

Funeral service for the late Rand Edward Hartley, 58, was held April 17 in St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Mulgrave, with Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mr. Hartley died April 12, 2019.  
Born July 19, 1960, in
Funeral service for the late Rand Edward Hartley, 58, was held April 17 in St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Mulgrave, with Father Allan MacPhie officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery. Mr. Hartley died April 12, 2019. Born July 19, 1960, in Antigonish, he was the youngest child of the late Florence (Rand) and Donald Hartley, Hazel Hill. A Red Seal Millwright by trade he was employed as Faculty, Marine Engineering, NSCC Nautical Institute, where he loved to pass on his mechanical skills to his students. He and his wife moved to Mulgrave after they married and they always had a project to work on together in their home. He loved to curl, never missing the Hartley Bonspiel in Hazel Hill every March. He enjoyed fishing trips every year with his brothers, nephews and friends, as well as camping and watching NASCAR. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 37 Mulgrave and St. Lawrence Church Parish Council. He is survived by his wife, Emily (MacAskill) Hartley; eight siblings, Lorne (Mary), Ottawa, Ontario; Margaret Anne (George) McKenzie, Courtenay, British Columbia; Jim (Jan), Moncton, New Brunswick; Peter (Liz), Ottawa; Charles, Timmins, Ont.; David (Louise), Grand-Barachois, NB; Bruce (Lorraine) Comox, BC; Jerry (Daphne) Blockhouse, NS; sister-in-law, Fern Hartley, Winnipeg, Manitoba; five in-laws, Mary MacAskill, Auld’s Cove; Donnie (Jane Doucette) MacAskill, Port Hawkesbury; Rose Richardson, Halifax; Allen (Phyllis) MacAskill, Havre Boucher; Cathy MacAskill (Paul Richardson), Port Hawkesbury; wonderful nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, John, father-in-law, Allister MacAskill; brother-in-law, Perry (Spook) Richardson. Memorial donations may be made to St. Martha’s Palliative Care Unit, Mulgrave and Area Resting Place, St. Lawrence Parish or a charity of choice. Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

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