James Edward 'Jim' Holloran
HOLLORAN, James "Jim" Edward - Age 86, Pirate Harbour passed away peacefully on Sunday December 1, 2019 at home. Theresa (Grady)(Leet) Holloran lost her loving and faithful friend. Born July 14, 1933 in Marshy Hope. Jim was the son of the late Jim Holloran and Margaret "Bessie" Carter, Sand Point, Guysborough County.
Jim went to Toronto at an early age (16) and made many life long friends, returning to Nova Scotia in 1973 to work many jobs NSPC, Seaboard, Super Port Marine, school bus driver, Operator of Jim’s Irving and owner/operator of Jim’s Upholstery and Forest and Stream Auto Body. He enjoyed wood working, gardening and lending a helping hand to whomever asked. He usually had an answer to whatever the problem was or tried his best to find one.
Besides his wife Theresa, Jim leaves his daughter Anna (Allister) DeCoste, Antigonish, Step daughter Lori, Kimberly Leet (Chris), Ottawa, Cyril (Shannon) Leet, Tottenham and his special step daughter Laura Leet Holloran (Jim), Toronto, three grandchildren, a brother Henry (Bud) O’Holloran, Sand Point, several nieces and nephews and many four legged friends.
Jim was predeceased by sisters Anna Marie and Betti (Sara), Brothers-in-law, Chuck Peters and Jim Heberson, Stepfather George Carter, first wife Barb and second wife Joan.
Theresa and family would like to Thank Dr. Glenn Gallivan and Dr. Phillip Cooper. Also the palliative care nurses of the 4th floor, St.Martha’s and the nurses of Unit 3B, Cape Breton Regional . A special Thanks to all neighbours and friends for their support during this difficult time.
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. At Jim’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service also by request no flowers.
The family will receive friends at the Mulgrave Fire Hall on Thursday December 5 from 3:00pm-7:00pm. For a time of remembrance. A reception and light lunch will be held at this time.
In Jim’s memory "Lend someone a helping hand or wave the next time you meet".