Dave Proctor

Obituary of Dave Proctor

John David 'Dave' Proctor, 84 Glace Bay John David 'Dave' Proctor, 84, of Glace Bay, passed away on January 27, 2021 at the Glace Bay Hospital with his family by his side. Born in Glace Bay, Dave was the son of the late Harold and Mary Catherine (Murray) Proctor. Dave was well known in the community as a kind and easygoing guy, who was willing to help a hand whenever needed. He delivered the Cape Breton Post with Jackie Ferguson for many years and got to know many people when doing that. He was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame as Equipment Manager for Glace Bay Miners Hockey Team; Dave held this position with the team from 1956-1964. He was a huge fan of the Toronto Maple Leaf’s and showed great pride when wearing their Jersey. Dave loved to dance, whether it be at a dance hall or just out and about, his legs would just start moving. There are many stories to be told about Dave, but for now we would like for you to share them with each other. Dave is survived by his brother, James (Barbara) Proctor; Sisters, Liz Tanner, Marjorie Proctor (Joe) and Theresa O’Brien; many nieces and nephews. He will be dearly missed by good friends, Jackie Ferguson, Red Mick MacIntyre and Jimmy Hoffman. Besides his parents, Harold and Mary Catherine, Dave was predeceased by brothers, Mikey, Joey, Alfred, and Francis “Pete”, sisters, Mary June, Donna and Rose, brother-in-law, Ernie O’Brien, and best friend Butch Hoffman. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Diabetic Association of Cape Breton. At this time, the family would like to thank Dr. MacKillop, Dr. Asim, Dr. Mark Elleker and Dr. Ley; as well as the nurses and staff of the ER and 3 West units at the Glace Bay Hospital, for all the care and compassion given to Dave during the past number of years. We would also like to thank Joe Devison for taking Dave to his appointments, and for always keeping him entertained. Thank you! Cremation has taken place, under the care and guidance of T.J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists, 370 Reserve St., Glace Bay. (902) 849-4199. A visitation and a memorial mass will be held Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 1-2 p.m. with a memorial mass to follow at 2:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Parish, Seaview St., Glace Bay, NS with Father Norman MacPhee presiding. Interment in St. Anne's Cemetery.
Thursday
22
July

Visitation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Holy Cross Catholic Church
230 Seaview Strret
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Thursday
22
July

Memorial Mass

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Holy Cross Catholic Church
230 Seaview Strret
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Thursday
22
July

Interment

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Thursday, July 22, 2021
St. Anne's Cemetery
Wallace Road
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada

Memorial Service

Due to Covid -19 Restrictions are to followed. Social Distancing and masks are mandatory.
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