Twine Loft – April 2016

Passed On: Graham MacCuspic – Grand River, N.S. Fisherman

MacCuspic, 61, passed away February 13, 2016. He was the son of Murdo and Kay (Paterson) MacCuspic. He worked in Western and Northern Canada, returning to become a lobster/crab fisherman. In his earlier years, he was a member of the Grand River Fire Department and the cemetery committee. He served on the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary and on the Richmond County School Board. He was also the president of the L’Archeveque Wharf Preservation Society for 15 years.

Passed On: George Moore – Mulgrave, N.S. Fisherman/Mariner

Moore passed away February 6, 2016, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston. Born July 10, 1923, in Little Downham, Cambridge, United Kingdom, he was a son of the late William and Elizabeth (Green) Moore. He was a member of the Royal Navy during the Second World War. He was a proud war veteran and member of the Royal Canadian Legion Cambrai Branch 37, Mulgrave. He arrived in Canada from the UK in 1955, for the building of The Albatross, the largest fishing vessel built at the time. He worked on the sea all his life, until retirement, both on fishing vessels and supply ships for the offshore as a chief engineer.

Passed On: David Grant – Caribou River, N.S. Carpenter

Grant, 58, died suddenly on January 31, 2016 at his home in Caribou River. He was the eldest of six children, born on February 21, 1957 to Marion (Falconer) Grant and the late William Grant. David worked for years as a carpenter for the Pictou Shipyard and later in the local commercial fishing industry.

Retired: Errol Goudey – Fairway Insurance

Effective March 1, Goudey retired from Fairway Insurance after 32 years with the company as a marine and commercial broker. He had completed a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education as well as many insurance courses. Goudey is very well known in the industry and highly respected by his peers.

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