With profound sadness the family share that Mark Joseph Barber passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, Nova Scotia after a brief battle with cancer.Born October 21, 1961 in Ottawa, Ontario, Mark was the son of the late Robert and Marie (Brady) Barber. Mark will be remembered for his love of coffee. Lots of coffee. But perhaps even more for his infectious laugh, gourmet cooking skills, and deep love of his family, friends and predeceased “fur-babies,” Montana, Dakota and Willow. Mark, amazing brother of Stephen, Comox, BC, Lynn (Jason), Hamilton, ON, Tanya (Phil), Ottawa, ON and Dianne (Andrew), Braeside, ON; loving uncle Mark of Cove, Eliza and Alex; cherished stepson of Susan and Chuck Gillan; special nephew of Ricky and Gloria Brady, Brian and Maura Brady of Groves Point, Cape Breton, the late Patricia (Brady) MacNeil; the late Shirley (Brady) Adams and the late Cathy Brady; beloved cousin of Bill and Kevin Adams as well as many other cousins from coast to coast. Life long best friend of Dan Champagne & family. Funeral arrangements will be private. Please feel free to leave a message of condolence for the family.