Peacefully at South Huron Hospital on Thursday, April 9, 2020 of Hay and formerly of RR 2 Zurich at the age of 76. Loving spouse of Marilyn Thiel for 45 years. Dear step-father of Terry and Kathy Thiel of Centralia and Tammy and Charlie Ducharme of Zurich. Dear papa of Colin, Conor and Caleb; Cameron and Emma. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Gerry (Mary) Ducharme, Annette Overholt, Yvonne Overholt, Ken (Jo-Ann) Ducharme, Barbara (Dick) Rau, Marilyn Hassall, Dianne Wilson, and sisters-in-law Ruth Ducharme and Carol Ducharme. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Louis and Theresa (Sreenan) Ducharme, siblings Cecilia (Leonard) Tocker, Don (Lorraine) Ducharme, Marjorie (Ivan) Meidinger, Eugene Ducharme, Rose (Dennis) Overholt, Larry Ducharme, and brothers-in-law George Overholt and Philip Overholt.
Cremation has taken place and a private family graveside service will be held at St. Peter’s Cemetery, St. Joseph with Father Matthew George presiding. Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter entrusted with arrangements.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the South Huron Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.