At his home, in Lucan on Sunday, July 7, 2013, of Lucan and formerly of London in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Kate Parnell. Dear father of Diana, Ian, and Mark. Step-father of Michael and Wayne O’Neil. Dear gramps of Dakota, Luke, Lena, Nicole and Lydia and great-gramps of 4.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Keith Thompson, Dr. John Vallely and Wendy Tryst for their exceptional care. Tony was a veteran of World War II as a member of the Royal Air Force and was shot down over France where he remained a POW for 3 years. His interest in dentistry ensured his survival as he helped the camp dentist. He attended the Royal College of Dentistry, London UK and came to Canada in the mid 1960s, where he became the Chief of the Dental Department at St. Joseph’s Hospital until his retirement. He was also a professor of dentistry at UWO. Above all, Tony will be remembered as a humble and kind man with a sweet tooth.
Friends may call at St. Patrick’s Church, 32922 Richmond Street, Lucan from 2:00-3:00 PM on Thursday, July 11th where the Funeral Mass will be held at 3:00 PM with Father Dariusz Lewandowski presiding. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Lucan.
Donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family.PARNELL: Dr. Tony of Lucan and formerly of London