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John Theodore "Jackie" Mattie


John Theodore "Jackie" Mattie

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Mattie, John Theodore "Jackie", age 76, of Monastery, Antigonish County, passed away on September 5, 2020, in the Intensive Care Unit of the Halifax Infirmary.

Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late John and Anna (Delorey) Mattie.

About Jackie in general, he was an honest, simple man. He was a hard worker, loved children, some might say that he’s the type of man that he would give you the shirt off his back to help you out.

He is survived by his sons, John Horne (Charlene), Monastery; and Terry Horne, Ottawa; grandchildren, James, Darren, and Lily Horne and Johnny Mattie; two great grandchildren, Laylah and Haven Mattie; brothers, Ray (Geraldine), Bernie (Lorna), Earl, Gerard (Gaye), and Everett (Rose), all of Monastery; sisters, Theresa Vierimaa, Toronto; and Ann Delorey, Ellen (Ed) LaRiveria, and Diane (Terry) Cromarty, all of Alberta; niece, Cathy (Alvin) Bowman, and many other nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his wife, Florence Horne; daughter, Bernadette Horne; brother, James "Jimmy"; sister, Christine Flanagan, and Catherine and Anthony in infancy.

There will be no public visitation.  Funeral Mass will be held Friday at 1:00pm in St. Peter’s Church, Tracadie, Fr. John Barry presiding.  Burial in the parish cemetery.  Social distancing protocols must be followed, and masks are mandatory.  Attendees will be required to provide their names and phone numbers at the church.  The service will be recorded, and a link will be made available on the funeral home’s website shortly after the service.

Family flowers only, please.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to the family.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of C.L. Curry Funeral Home, Antigonish.  Online condolences:

Service Date
Friday, September 11, 2020
Service Time
Service Location
St. Peter's Church, Tracadie