Daniel Gouthro

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Obituary of Daniel Frederick Gouthro

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Daniel Frederick Gouthro, 86 Dominion, NS The family of Daniel Frederick Gouthro, 86 of Dominion, NS, are heartbroken to announce his passing after a lengthy illness on July 22, 2023, in the Glace Bay Hospital. Daniel was the son of the late Daniel and Effie Gouthro of Gardiner Mines. Daniel worked many years as a coal miner for Devco, Dominion Coal Company, in the Collieries at 18 and 26. He then moved to Halifax to work construction during the building of the MacDonald Bridge. Daniel also worked maintenance at St. Mary’s and Dalhousie University; he then went on to Ontario to finish his working career at the City of Toronto maintenance department, until his retirement in 2000. Daniel returned home to Cape Breton in 2014, to enjoy the rest of his retirement; he enjoyed working on and showing his collection of muscle cars, going for long drives while listening to music and spending time with his family. Daniel is survived by his loving wife of 14 years, and best friend, and companion for 32 years, Jacqueline; a son Adam, Halifax; stepdaughter Lisa (Bobby), Belleville; granddaughter Carly (Matt), Toronto, ON; a grandson Keegan Belleville; brother Alexander (Gwen) and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Along with his parents, Daniel was predeceased by his brothers: John (Bunny), Charles, Gilbert, Clifford, and Wesley (George); sisters: Catherine (Sissy), Francis (Nancy), and baby Catherine. A special thank you to all the nurses in 3 South in the Glace Bay Hospital during the final weeks of Daniels life; you are a very professional, compassionate group of individuals who went above and beyond every day. Thank you and God Bless each of you. A very special thank you to Dr. Diane McLaughlin; thank you for being a compassionate human being with a special love of people. You have a wonderful bedside manner, and it is deeply appreciated on how you treat, not only the patient, but the whole family. All that you have done for us this past several weeks will be carried in our hearts for many years. To the cleaning staff at Glace Bay Hospital, thank you for all the extra cleaning from all our not so little spills, without you, the hospital would not be a very nice place to rest comfortably. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, The Alzheimer’s Society, or the Canadian Lung Association. Cremation has taken place under the care and compassion of T.J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists, 370 Reserve St., Glace Bay, NS. 902-849-4199. Words of comfort may be expressed to the family by visiting www.tjtracey.com. Golden Stairs The day you left we put to rest the pain you gave to God. To suffer in sorrow for no more tomorrow will only bring many more tears. While you walk the golden stairs, in the building of memories we cherished through all of our years. Enjoy your view from the clouds above, while you’re looking down over me. I’ll stay and rest and do my best waiting at the bottom of gods golden stairs. To see you once more after many a years, and sleep in your arms once again. JB/copyright
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