At Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall on Friday, December 2, 2016, formerly of Exeter, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Denise (Baert) Bilcke. Dear father of Ron and Mary Lou Bilcke of Exeter, Rob and Cheryl Bilcke of Hensall and Rita Bilcke of North Bay. Dear grandfather of Bob, Thora and Rick; Corey and Laura, Tim and Jenna, and Ty; Jordyn and Josh, Danielle and Jeremy, and Taylor; Zoë and Maya; and great-grandfather of Chase, Claire, Brianna and Blair. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Andre and Mariette Bilcke, and Marcel Vanneste all of Hensall, Monique and Willie Van Coillie of Woodstock, Andre and Marie Van Houcke of Glanworth. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a son Rick Bilcke (2004), sisters Esther and Simmone and a brother Horace. Silvere was a long standing supporter of the Exeter Hawks and enjoyed farming, gardening and the love of his family.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Monday evening 7-9 PM where a memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 6th at 11 AM with Pastor Doug Watson officiating. Cremation.
Donations to Queensway Nursing Home or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.