Murdock Dorman Hollingsworth


It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Murdock Dorman Hollingsworth, Monday, Oct. 19,
2009, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in North Sydney, he was the son of the late Dorman and Hilda Hollingsworth.
Left to mourn is his wife of 59 years, Isabell (MacKinnon); his three daughters, Marsha (Tom) Courage,
Heather Lonsdale, Melissa (Shawn) Whelan; and Darrell Clarke, who was like a son to him; as well as
grandchildren, Murdock, Adele, Maggie, Adam, Breagh, Michaela and great-grandchildren, Alex, Brody
and Drake.
He was predeceased by his infant daughter, Marsha Adele, his sister, Queenie, brother-in-law, Cecil Giles,
brother, Delbert, sister-in-law, Rose, and brother, Alec.
Daddy retired from Devco after 37 years of service. Retired from North Sydney Fire Department after 42
years of dedicated service.
Cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Giles Presbyterian Church, Children’s Wish
Foundation or a charity of choice.
Dad loved the summers spent at his cabin in Sugarloaf, fishing on the boat, walking the beach and
cherished the time shared with his family and all those special people that touched his life. It was his
heaven on earth. He had a heart of gold and was always there to lend a helping hand.
Our lives were filled with his love and our memories with him will be in our hearts forever and always.

(son of Dorman of Delbert of Alexander of Alexander of Henry of Henry)

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