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Obituary of MWO William Marcipont (Ret'd)
MWO William “Willie” Marcipont (Ret'd) – New Glasgow MWO William “Willie” Marcipont (Ret'd)- age 83 of New Glasgow, formerly of Stellarton passed away on January 11, 2021 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Stellarton, November 23, 1937 he was a son of the late Hector and Ann (MacKay) Marcipont. He was a member of Stellarton Air Cadets and received his piolets license at the age of 16. He delivered groceries for Earl Cameron’s Store when he came out of school. He joined the RCR in 1958 and served until 1993. He served in Ipperwash and London, Ontario, Germany, Airborne Regiment in Edmonton, Cornwallis and Gagetown. While in Gagetown he did two tours of Cyprus. He was a life member of RCR Association Airborne Social Club, life member of Branch # 28, RCL Stellarton where he served as President and Service Officer. Willie was a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 40 years. Willie became involved with the veteran’s unit in Pictou. He was on the committee for the sun room, and the bus fund. He was on the committee for the memorial wall in Stellarton and the committee for the military museum. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Evelyn (Haley) Marcipont, sisters Alice MacKay, Muriel Pitts, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers Hector and Leonard, sisters Mary MacLean and Jean Lees. Cremation has taken place. Due to current restrictions, there will be no visitation. A private family service will be held in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home Chapel, New Glasgow with Michael Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to the Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital Veterans Unit, P.O. Box 1059, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Pictou. www.angusfuneralhomes.comTo plant a tree in memory of MWO William Marcipont (Ret'd), please visit Tribute Store
Donations in Willie's memory may be made to the Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital Veterans Unit, P.O. Box 1059, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0
The service will be streamed live on our facebook page H.W. Angus Funeral Home at 2 pm on Saturday Jan. 16, 2021.