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Hamish Martin MacGillivray


Hamish Martin MacGillivray

You can view Hamish's funeral Mass by following this link:

IMPORTANT NOTE:  There was an issue with the audio, and unfortunately there is no sound for much of the first part of the video.  Please click this link to jump directly to where the sound becomes available.

We apologize to all Hamish's family, friends, and colleagues for the inconvenience.


MacGillivray, Hamish Martin, age 65, of Williams Point, Antigonish County, passed away on July 22, 2020, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish

Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Ronald and Elizabeth (Scrymgeour) MacGillivray.

Hamish worked at the Antigonish 5 to $1 for over 46 years.  A people person through and through, he had an amazing memory and was always curious about who you were and what you were doing.  He enjoyed bowling, hockey games, bingo, and a good Pointers Party.  Hamish will be sadly missed by all who knew him and Antigonish as a whole.

He is survived by his siblings, Dorothy (Marinus) Verhagen, Linacy; David (Dawn), St. Margaret’s Bay; Raymond (Judy), Williams Point; Dennis (Joanne), Truro; Florence (Austin) Clarke, Salmon River, Colchester County; Ronette, Edmonton; Angus (Charlene), Mississauga; and Janine, Halifax; and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his brother, Ronald Gregory.

Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish.  Visitors will be asked to adhere to social distancing protocols and masks are strongly recommended. Please note that the funeral location has changed from what was previously announced.  Funeral Mass will be held Monday at 1:00pm in St. Andrews Church, St. Andrews, with Reverend Donald MacGillivray presiding.  A recording of the service will be made available on the funeral home website shortly afterwards.

Burial in St. Ninian Cemetery.

Family flowers only, please.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice appreciated.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the hospital teams at the QEII and St. Martha’s Regional Hospital for all their help in this sad time.

Online condolences:



All visitors are advised to bring a mask when attending a visitation at our funeral home.  There are markings on the floor which indicate six-foot distances as well as markings that indicate 6 feet from the family.  You are asked to respect those markings as much as possible at all times.  The province's social distancing guidelines can be found here.

At the direction of the Province of Nova Scotia, there is no guest book provided and we will not be handling Mass or donation money, though cards can be made available for you.

Anyone who is exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms or who could be considered high-risk of contracting the coronavirus should avoid attending the visitation and funeral.  The list of COVID-19 symptoms can be found here.

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Service Date
Monday, July 27, 2020
Service Time
Service Location
St. Ninian Place, Antigonish, NS - video to be made availabe later in the day.

Sunday, July 26, 2002
Visitation Time
2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm
Visitation Location
C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish, NS

Burial Location
St. Ninian Cemetery

Requested Charity
Heart & Stroke Foundation or charity of choice