Sergeant Michael Joseph Muir, CD  

Michael Joseph "Mike" Muir 60, of Ellershouse, Hants Co., passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2010, at his home. Born on April 23, 1949, in Toronto, Ont., he was a son of the late Alexander and Mina (Gorman) Muir. Michael joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1968 and served on Bases in Ontario and Nova Scotia, rising to the rank of Sergeant, before his retirement. After his military service, he joined the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires, serving in Nova Scotia until recently. He is survived by his children, Tim Muir, Heather Macumber, and Michele Muir; grandchildren, Tyler Muir, Branden Muir, Evan Macumber, Lukas Underwood; his former wife, Sandra Swinamer; sister, Sandra Muir Reilly; his brother, Gerard Muir; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Leona Muir Ryan. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St., Windsor (902-798-2232). Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 27, in St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 339 King St., Windsor, with Rev. Father Michael J. Walsh officiating. Interment will be held in Ste. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix. In lieu of flowers, donation in memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.