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Jean Cottreau

Jean Angus Cottreau

Sunday, September 16th, 1934 - Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Obituary

Cottreau, Jean Angus, of Yarmouth, NS, went to be with the lord, May 30, 2019. Born September 16,1934 in Wedgeport he was a son of the late Willie and Margaret (O’Donnell) Cottreau. Jean was the founder of the business West Pubnico Marine which became West Nova Marine and a well-respected residential landlord. He loved to play sports and was an avid baseball player in his youth. He was a 4th degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus and participated in other volunteer groups. He had a deep love of life that showed through his gentle and playful demeanor that was infectious to those around him. Jean was always there to help his friends and relatives and had the utmost dedication to his loved ones. Those who knew Jean loved and cherished him. Jean is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Marie; daughter Carrie Cottreau, Pennsylvania; sons Darren (Allison) Cottreau, Yarmouth; Blair (Guylaine) Cottreau, Upper Tantallon; grandchildren Anna (Ryan Underhill), Jillian, Dennis, Julia, Samantha, Will, Luke and Sarah; brothers Ulysse (Jannette), Ted (Phyllis), Billy (Pamela); sister Marie Cottreau; sisters in law Jennie Cottreau and Pauline Cottreau. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brothers Edwin and Bobby. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. Funeral Mass will take place Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 11 a.m. from the St Ambrose Co Cathedral, Yarmouth, Father Henry Smolenaars officiating. Interment in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery Columbarium. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Jean’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. We would like to thank the nurses and physicians who have cared for him during the course of his illness. On-line condolences may be sent to: sweenysfh@eastlink.ca or you may sign the guest book on-line at www.sweenysfuneralhome.net
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Saint Ambrose Co Cathedral
    Address
    45 Albert St
    YARMOUTH, NS B5A 3N1
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    Officiant
    Father Henry Smolenaars
  • Interment

    Location
    Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery
    Address
    Forrest Street
    Yarmouth County, NS
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  • Reception

    Location
    St Ambrose Jubilee Room
    Address
    45 Albert Street
    YARMOUTH, NS
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Jean d'Entremont

Posted at 09:23am
Our sincere condolences on the passing of your loved one. We have been unable to attend due to personal illness. We have lost a truly great man. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Jean Bernard & Anne d'Entremont
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Stacey Walsh (LeBlanc)

Posted at 09:13am
I want to extend condolences from the LeBlanc family. My parents, Allan and Sharyn, spent a lot of time with Jean and Marie over the years and they truly valued their friendship. Jean was one of my father's favorite people as he was kind and genuine. He will be missed by anyone and everyone who knew him.
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Rosalie and Victor Indig

Posted at 07:59pm
Dear Marie & Family:
Victor and I send to you our sincere sympathy upon the passing of your dear Jean. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time.
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Rachel Corbin

Posted at 06:37pm
Sending our condolences on Jean’s passing, and thinking of all of you during this difficult time, Jean was our landlord for 12 years until we bought a house.
Rachel & Troy Corbin
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Bob & Barb Smith

Posted at 06:21pm
Deepest sympathy to Marie and family, great memories of Jean. Fine man, will be missed
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