Courtney Lannon

Obituary of Courtney Foster Lannon

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Courtney Lannon of Pictou passed away Monday, March 4th at the age of 70, surrounded by his family at the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Courtney was born on April 18, 1953, to Dorothy ‘Dot’ and John Lannon of Westville, Pictou County. In his younger years Courtney enjoyed fishing, bowling, watching wrestling and was always up for a game of crib. Courtney worked at Nova Seafood Limited, Spent time at Renny McLellan’s Garage, worked at the Shell Garage, Pictou and Shiretown Home and Auto before retiring due to medical reasons. Over the years Courtney was always willing to be the teenager taxi driver, just remember, "shut your mouth, or you'll all be walking!" He enjoyed coffee with the Tim Hortons crew and always up for the latest stories. Courtney is survived by his wife of 50 years, Laura (George) Lannon; daughters, Terri-Lynn Aucoin (Craig), Pictou; Jo-Ann Welton (Ryan), Halifax; sister, Laura, New Glasgow; brothers, Noel, Truro; and Gordon, Ottawa. He leaves behind, 8 nephews; 5 nieces and many great-nieces and great-nephews that had a special bond with their Uncle Courtney. Courtney was preceded in death by both his parents; brother, Jack; brothers-in-law, Jimmy and Terry George. In keeping with Courtneys wishes a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Donations in Courtney's memory can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice.