Former Massey Mayor has passed away

Photo: Maurice Cazabon was one of Massey’s most beloved mayors. He served on the council in the 1970s and 80s. He passed away last week at the age of 89. Photo provided.

By Rosalind Russell – A long-time former mayor of Massey has passed away.

Maurice Cazabon was the mayor of the Town of Massey long before amalgamation as a township, serving in the role through the 1970s and 80s.

As mayor he championed the building of the town arena, which still exists today, so that the younger generation could benefit from playing hockey and ringette, and led several other projects that improved the community’s quality of life.

He was also active on the former school board, several church committees, coached hockey, and especially enjoyed being a long time Boy Scout leader.

Cazabon died on Thursday, January 25th in Ottawa where he spent most of his retirement.

Donations in his memory can be made to the Ottawa Food Bank or First Nations Nutrition Program c/o Canadian Feed the Children Foundation.

He was 89.

Photo: Maurice Cazabon with one of his councils. Photo provided.
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