Roderick "Roddie" MacLellan

    • RCE GVIR Badge

    We regret to advise that Roderick "Roddie" MacLellan passed away peacefully in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, Queen Elizabeth II, Halifax, on 27 November 2005 at the age of 90 years.

    Born in Deepdale, Inverness County, Roddie was a former resident of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. For most of his life he was employed as a hard-rock miner, working in the Maritimes, Quebec and Ontario. During the Second World War Roddie joined the Cape Breton Highlanders and later transferred to the Royal Canadian Engineers where he became a Tunneller - serving overseas in England, Gibraltar and Italy.

    Cremation has taken place. There will be a funeral mass in Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, Inverness, in the Summer of 2006, with burial to follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Stella Maris Cemetery Fund. [zpp]