Gavin, John Alexander

25 Feb 1997

Gavin, John Alexander – 75, Cape George, Antigonish County, passed away February 25, 1997, at home.  Born in Merland, Antigonish County, he was the son of the late Jaems and Sarah (Bowman) Gavin.  He was a fisherman for the past 30 years  in the Cape George and Ballantynes Cove area, in the lobster and tuna fisheries.  He was an avid card player.  He is survived  by his wife, the former Anita Bond; three sons, James, Calgary; John, Livingston’s Cove; Joey, at home; one daughter, Anne, Sheet Harbour; one granddaughter, Sarah; two brothers, Joe, St Andrews; William, Merland; six sisters, Anne Betts, Gibbons Alberta; margaret Weaver, Georgetown, Mass; Dolly Pellerine, Isabel Cummings, Halifax; Mary Bond, Antigonish; Kay Scheutz, Germany.  He was predeceased by one sister, Florence Murphy.  Buried at St. Columba.