James Buchanan

James Phillip Buchanan

Tuesday, March 23rd, 1971 - Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Buchanan, James Phillip, 48 of Rockville passed away September 26,2019. Born in Yarmouth he was a son of the late Wilfred Muise and Margaret Catherine Arey. James was a hard worker, a jack of all trades. In the last year and a half , his main priority was his beautiful grand daughter Amelia. She was his absolute pride and joy and loved spending time with her. He had a twinkle in his eye around her. He enjoyed playing crib, going to Mariner games, walks and his Sunday movies, which you did not interrupt. He is survived by his mother, Margaret (Doug) Arey ; Fiancé ,Angela Banks, Yarmouth; son, Jonathan (Megan Melanson) Buchanan, Yarmouth; sisters, Pam (Stephen) Saulnier, Port Maitland; Nancy Buchanan, Yarmouth; Sherry (Scott) Crowell, East Kemptville; Joan (Trevor) Taylor, Yarmouth; grand daughter Amelia. He was predeceased by his father, Wilfred; nephew, Matthew. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. There will be a visitation Sunday, September 29,2019 from 7-9 pm. A celebration of his life will be held Tuesday, October 1,2019 at 2pm. both from the Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel, Yarmouth. Family flowers only, however memorial donations may be made to the Charity of your Choice. On-line condolences may be made by sending them to:, or by signing the virtual guestbook at:
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 29th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sunday, September 29th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
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  • Service

    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 2:00pm
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Pamela Malone (Wallace)

Posted at 09:06am
Sinvere Condolences to all the Famlies

Dot and Ron Vallillee

Posted at 03:21pm
Our condolences in your loss. James was a kind and friendly young man. May he Rest in Peace

Lynn Posted at 08:42am

Condolences to the family of James.He was a kind,funny,friendly young man and he will be missed by many💕 R.I.P

Michael Tavares

Posted at 08:11am
Taken far too early. A gentle man with a kind heart and strong sense of self and others. Your contributions to the restoration of the MacKinnon Cann Inn back in 2004 will last for generations. RIP dear friend.

Mike LeBlanc

Posted at 07:05pm
I was saddened to hear of James passing. Saw him frequently at Mariners games and around town. We always had a friendly chat. To all his family, my sincere condolences. Mike LeBlanc

Charles Barber

Posted at 05:01pm
He was a good friend during the time I spent with 84 Ind Fd Battery. Sad to hear of his passing.

Charles Barber

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