Peacefully at South Huron Hospital on Thursday, August 17, 2023 of Hensall at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Joyce Pepper for 65 years. Cherished father of Brenda Newell (the late Jud), Marilyn Promoli (Julian), Laurie Vermunt (Joe), and Joanne Keller (the late Steve). Proud grandfather of Michael (Amanda), Sarah, Diana (Daniel), Blake (Chloe); Marina (Peter); Meghan (James), and Curtis (Chi) and great-grandfather of 4. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Marian Hooey, Irene Hotson, and Sharon Medd. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, his 5 brothers and 3 sisters.
Cecil was a long-time employee of W.G. Thompson’s in Hensall. He was a faithful attendee of Hensall United Church where he held many positions and later attended Brucefield Community United Church. He was a proud member of IOOF Lodge. As a young man he was involved in Hensall politics, serving as a town Councillor and later a Reeve. After retirement, Cecil became a volunteer driver for One Care, which he enjoyed and excelled at.
Visitation will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, 456 Main Street South, EXETER on Monday evening from 6 – 8 PM, where Cecil’s memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 22nd at 11 AM. Private family inurnment Hensall Union Cemetery.
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Donations to One Care or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.