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Harris James Strachan

STRACHAN, Harris James “Sonny” of Liverpool, Queens County, died January 6, 2020, at the age of 80 after a difficult battle with Alzheimer’s.
Sonny was born in Liverpool, NS on April 14, 1939 to the late Harris and Violet Elizabeth (Roy) Strachan.
He worked in Liverpool; first at the Liverpool Dairy and later at Bowater Mersey Paper Co. Ltd. He retired from Bowater in 1999. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed as a brother, uncle and by all who knew and loved him.
Sonny is survived by his wife Mary Ann; sisters Margaret Rice (Cornwallis, NS) and Lillian (Brian) Cunningham (Bridgewater); brother Walter (June)Strachan, Dartmouth, NS and close nephews John and Phillip Williams as well as many other nephews, nieces, and cousins.
He was predeceased by his sister Shirley Goodine, brothers Cecil and Randolph.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Interment will be in Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Liverpool. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice or the SPCA. Online condolences may be made by visiting
A special thanks to all the staff at Fisherman’s Memorial Hospital, Mahone Bay Long Care, Queens Manor and Queens General Hospital who made this arduous journey a little easier.


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