Peacefully and unexpectedly at South Huron Hospital, Harry passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the age of 86. Loving husband of Rita (Giesen) Winters for over 61 years. Dear father of Frank and Janet, Vincent and Monica, Henry and Brenda, Marlene, Andrew and Sharon, and Marc and Cheryl. Loving Opa of Curtis and Katie, Carly and Michael, Harrison; Nicole and Joe, Kristen, Laura; Jared, Adam; Emily, Matthew; Connor, and Brenna. Special Opa to Adelaine. Dear brother of Bill and Jean Winters of Renfrew and 6 sisters and 5 brothers all of the Netherlands. Harry and Rita have been part of the Exeter community since 1961. Harry was one of the founding owners of Huron Tractor. Right until the end, Harry still had a great passion for the business and could be regularly seen driving through the Huron Tractor yard. Harry was a friend to many in the community and will be greatly missed by all those whoever had the pleasure of knowing him.
Visitation will be held at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, EXETER on Sunday from 1-3 and 6-8 PM. Prayers will be said in the funeral home Sunday afternoon at 3 PM. Funeral Mass will be held at Precious Blood Catholic Church, 200 Sanders Street West, Exeter on Monday, November 25th at 10:30 AM with Father John Pirt presiding. Private family interment, Exeter Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the South Huron Hospital Foundation or the Precious Blood Roof Fund would be appreciated by the family.