The Cape Breton Highlanders
Capt. Hubert Eral Senior

Capt. Hubert Earl Senior - 84


Capt. Hubert Earl Senior was born Jan. 31, 1919, in North Sydney, N.S., and passed away:, peacefully at the age of 84 on May 27, 2003, in Nanaimo, BC.

Hugh will be sadly missed by his wife of 58 years, Annenee Mackenzie, Westville N.S. Also by his two daughters, Jeanne (Hal) Jenner, Perth, Ont. and JoAnne (John) Allison, Langley, B.C.

His fun loving spirit is remembered by his four grandchildren, Jennifer, Jasmine, Angela and Ian; I along with his great-grand- daughter, Jadzia. Hugh is also survived by his older sister, Rae Luffman, Halifax N.S.; and his nephew, Gordon (Helen) Vigas, Toronto, Ont. Also many nieces and nephews in the U.S. and Canada.

Hugh proudly served in the Canadian Armed Forces, enlisting in 1939 and served in the Second World War with the Cape Breton Highlanders. ( He remained in the Army after the war and served with the International Control Commission in Vietnam for one year.) He retired in 1969 to Nanaimo.

Hugh loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman and gardener. For a few years he owned a commercial fishing boat and worked in landscaping. He was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge.

Private cremation has taken place.

He was always a proud boy from Cape Breton.