Friday, March 24, 2017

Remembering Buddy Loane

The PEI Angus Association would like to extend condolences to the family of long time Angus breeder Buddy Loane.  Below is the obituary.  Completion of arrangements have been entrusted to Hillsboro Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to or by clicking the Online Condolence link below at the funeral home website,

Passed peacefully on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the QEII, Halifax, of Buddy Loane of Kilmuir, age 72 years.

Beloved husband of Beverly Ruth Loane (nee MacKinnon) and devoted father of Wade Loane (Colleen Bacon) and Laurie Loane. Buddy will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren: Callie McAulay and Keira Loane (Laurie), Molly and Chloe Loane (Wade). Fondly missed by brother-in-law: Brent MacKinnon (Peggy). He was predeceased by his parents: Harry and Elizabeth (nee Virtue) Loane, son-in-law: Terry McAulay and parents-in-law: Bob and Queenie MacKinnon.

Buddy spent 22 years as a school bus driver. He was recognized for 50 years of being an Angus breeder and served as Director of the Canadian Angus Association for two terms. He was also recognized for 35 years of service with PEI 4-H.

Resting at Hillsboro Funeral Home, 2 Hollis Ave., Stratford for visitation Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 6 - 9 PM. An Irish Send-Off will be held Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 6 - 10 PM at the Farm Centre, 420 University Avenue, Charlottetown. Interment will take place later at the Brooklyn Cemetery.

Family flowers only.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations can be made to the Brooklyn Cemetery Fund or to PEI 4-H.

Due to allergies, the family requests no scents.