Jason Michael Sutherland

MACLELLANS BROOK – Jason Michael Sutherland, 51, MacLellan’s Brook, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, surrounded by his family.


Born in Hamilton, Ont., he was a son of John William Sutherland and the late Karen Ann (Neima) Mombourquette. He attended the former East Pictou Rural High School, Sutherlands River and became an electrician, obtaining his Red Seal designation. Jason had a “heart as big as all outdoors”. His laugh was distinctive and contagious. Jason always put others at ease.  Jason adored his sons, who were his greatest achievement and joy. He was a phenomenal big brother, always protective of his siblings. Jason cherished his friends who were “just like family”.  He was an excellent storyteller and his “big presence” lit up a room.  For Jason, “Life has changed; not ended!”


Surviving besides his father, John (Linda), New Glasgow, are his sons, Tyler, Logan, Avery, Noah and Cole, and their mother, Stacey, Edmonton, Alta.; sisters, Amy Sutherland (Sean MacDonald), MacLellan’s Brook; Kate Sutherland, Dartmouth; brothers, Jeremy Sutherland (Nicki), MacLellan’s Brook; Jody (Carol) Sutherland, Bowmanville, Ont.; nieces and nephews, Eli, Chloe, Riley, Lily, and Courtney.


Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16 in Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Stellarton with Father MacDonald Ibeh presiding. Private family interment will be in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery.


Donations may be made in Jason’s memory to Aberdeen Health Foundation Palliative Care Endowment.


Arrangements are entrusted to P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow.