Peacefully, at LHSC – University Hospital, London on Thursday, January 5, 2017 of Exeter in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Marion (McIntyre) for more than 63 years. Loving father of Muriel, Wesley (Lisa), Catherine, and Carol. Proud grandfather of Megan (Steve), Cliff (Kayla); Nicole, Ben; Jonathan, Laura; Anne and Elizabeth; and great-grandfather of Lily. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Rowena Tindall of Wiarton, Betty Batchelor of Burnaby, Olga McIntyre of Winnipeg, and Gary (Diane) McIntyre of Kingsville. Predeceased by his son-in-law Peter Calabretta, brothers-in-law Allen Tindall and Bill McIntyre, and parents Lela (Hodgins) and Clifford Abbott. Our gratitude goes to the dedicated physicians, nurses, and staff at LHSC for their excellent and compassionate care over the past few weeks.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Sunday afternoon 2-5 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Monday, January 9th at 11 AM with Pastor Paul Vollick officiating. Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.
Donations to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, the Canadian Diabetes Association, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.