Robert Duggan, age 73, of Antigonish passed away on January 13, 2023,
in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital,
Antigonish, he was a son of the late John Robert and Ann Marie
as a nursing orderly at the original St. Martha’s
Hospital. Prior to that, he served as a medic in the US
military. He was an active member of St. Mary’s
Shooters Association and the Antigonish Marksmen
Association. He had a passion for target shooting.
Robert enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and adored
his grandchildren; they were his pride and
survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann (Day); son, Robert (Angela), North
Grant; daughter, Karen (Matthew) MacLeod, Antigonish; grandchildren,
Bryan and Brayden Michaud and Sawyer and Taylor MacLeod; sisters, Jean
(Mike) McCarthy, Antigonish; and Giselle (Lennie) Carr, Cape Jack;
brother, Craig; stepmother, Elsie Michaud, Port Hawkesbury;
brother-in-law, John Day, Goshen; and many nieces, nephews, cousins,
by two brothers in infancy.
will be held Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm in C.L. Curry Funeral
Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish. Funeral Mass will be
held Tuesday in St. Ninian Cathedral, Antigonish, at 11am.
Burial in the parish cemetery in the
special thank you to the wonderful nurses and staff at the Palliative
Care Unit at St. Martha’s Hospital, and to Dr. Emily Rice,
Dr. Brian Steeves, and Dr. Philip Cooper.
donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Crohn’s and
Colitis Canada appreciated.