MacInnis, Daniel H.

19 Sep 1988

MacInnis, Daniel Hugh – 83, formerly of 11 Hillcrest St., Antigonish, died Saturday in R.K. MacDonald Guest Home, Antigonish.  Born in Cape George, Antigonish County, he was a son of the late John W. and Matilda (MacEAchern) MacInnis.  He was a prominent Antigonish businessman, owning M&M Motors for many years.  In his early years he was a fisherman and founding director of the St. George Co-Op, and worked with Dr. M.M. Coady.  He was active with the Antigonish Bulldog hockey team and the old APC Hockey League.  He was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus and the third order of St. Augustine, and a 60-year member of Antigonish Highland Society.  He was also a member of the Lions Club, the board of directors of the Braemore Co-Op and a lifelong supporter of the Liberal party.  He was a well-known Scottish fiddler and, in his youth, traveled the harvest trains to Western Canada.  He is survived by his wife, the former Patricia Dawe; four daughters, Wilena (Mrs. Gordon Penny), Antigonish; Marie (Mrs Bill Scutt) and Anne (Mrs. Morgan Howard), both of Montreal; Louise (Mrs. Peter Hefferon), Flemington, N.J.; four sons, Ronald and Ira, both of Halifax; Harold, Chatham, N.B.; Brendan, Antigonish; 26 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by six brothers, Mark, William, Colin F, Angus, Louis, and Collie; five sisters Catherine, Mary, Elizabeth, Anne and Margaret.  The body is in MacIsaac Funeral Home, Antigonish.  Funeral service will be at 10 am. Monday in St. Ninian’s Cathedral, Antigonish followed by burial service in Holy Rosary Church, Ballantynes Cove.