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T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel

755 George Street, Sydney, NS

OBITUARY

Patricia Marie Steele

March 6, 1958June 24, 2020

Patricia Steele passed away peacefully the evening of June 24, 2020 at Harbourstone Enhanced Care after a decade-long battle with dementia. Born March 6, 1958, Patricia, the youngest of nine, was the daughter of Harold and Christina (Gillis) King, of Taylor St., in Whitney Pier. A Registered Nurse for over 30 years, Pat, or Trish, as she was known, worked at the old City Hospital, the Regional Hospital, and concluded her nursing career at the Eskasoni Health Centre. She took immense pride in her work - demonstrated by her desire to learn and her wholehearted dedication to the unique needs of every patient she encountered. Outside of work, Patricia saw the world in two seasons: hockey and camping. For more than a decade, Patricia was a season ticket holder with the Cape Breton Eagles, rarely missing a game. She would do her best to catch every road game on the radio, cheering loudly at home for every goal as if she was in the stands. For nearly 20 years, she enjoyed her summers as a seasonal camper perched at the top of the hill at the Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground. This undoubtedly became her home away from home, and something she looked forward to every year. Patricia is survived by her husband, Bernie; son, Kyle; brothers, Joe, Paul, Harold, Bob and Bernie, and her sister Joan. She was predeceased by her mother, Christina; father, Harold; sister Margie and brother, Reg. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at the TW Curry Parkview Chapel. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.twcurry.com. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff at Harbourstone Enhanced Care for their exceptional care of Patricia during her time as a resident. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.

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Anthony Dalton

July 3, 2020

Bernie and Kyle
I am saddened to learn of Patricia’s passing. She was a wonderful and kind person; always a cheerful smile. There is no doubt her kindness was provided to the many persons she worked with and those she cared for throughout her career. On behalf of Michelle and I please accept our condolences and hold on to her memories.
Tony and Michelle Dalton

Cookie Johnston (Berezuk)

July 1, 2020

Bernie and Family,
I am so deeply sorry for your loss of Patricia (Pat). I was so very saddened to hear of her passing on June 24. It is heartbreaking when we loose a loved one at such a young age. My deepest condolences to you and all your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

wayne and corinne macdonald

June 30, 2020

Bernie and Kyle

just want to say we are thinking of you at this time

take care

Blair & Betty Melanson

June 29, 2020

Bernie & Kyle,
Our deepest sympathies on the loss of Patricia. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Blair & Betty Melanson

Amber MacKinnon

June 29, 2020

Bernie,
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Patricia. She was a lovely person. Always a smile, if I saw her out walking. Condolences to you and Kyle.

Amber and James MacKinnon

Tom WILSON

June 29, 2020

Bernie and Kyle: Tom and I wish to extend our heartfelt sympathy to you on the loss of your wife and mother Pat. She was a lovely lady and I know she will be missed. Dementia is an awful disease and it is such a shame when you have to see your loved one slowly decline from the effects of this disease. Bernie I have seen you at her side and you were loving and gentle with her. May she rest in peace.

Sincerely
Marie & Tom Wilson

Elaine Evely

June 29, 2020

Bernie please accept my deepest condolences on the death of Pat. She was an excellent nurse and a strong patient advocate. She always spoke lovingly of you and Kyle. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very sad time.🙏

Elaine and Gary Evely

Marilyn Feldman

June 28, 2020

Deepest condolences to you and your family.May all the wonderful memories be of comfort at this difficult time.Take Care.

Julia & Walter Covey

June 28, 2020

Sorry for loss
thinking of you all

Julia & Walter Covey
Coxheath

Michael MacKeigan

June 28, 2020

Bernie, Valerie and I were saddened to hear of Pat’s passing. She had a lengthy battle and your commitment to her was unwavering throughout her illness. Our sincere condolences to you , Kyle and family . Mike and Valerie MacKeigan

FROM THE FAMILY