Eli James (Jim) Squires

January 25, 2019

Obituary

Passed peacefully at home at the age of 90. Predeceased by his parents Richard and Annie (nee Keats) Squires, wife Dorothy (nee Smith), brothers Lloyd, Edward (Betty), and infant brother Harold; step-father Captain Jesse Howell, and step-siblings Roland (Betty), Sigmund (Vivian) and Kathleen (Robert).
Leaving to mourn his twelve children: Richard (Thea), Dorothy (Larry Fraser), Ruth (Frank Martin, deceased), Jim (Gail), David (Jessica), Bob (Lise), Margaret, Donna, Debbie (Keith Parsons), Faye, Paul (Marina), Joan (David Cook); numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings Viola Newman (Ted, deceased), Richard (Liz), Charles (Joan), and sister-in-law Marie. Dad will be remembered by a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Wednesday, January 30th from 2-4, and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist on Thursday, January 31st at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Philip’s Anglican Cemetery, St. Philip’s. Memorial donations in Jim’s memory may be made to the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Endowment Fund.

Schedule

Visitations

2-4 p.m. on January 30, 2019

7-9 p.m. on January 30, 2019

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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funeral

11:00am, Thursday January 31st

Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Church Street, St. John's


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It’s with sincere sympathy that I learned of your father’s passing. The way both your parents treated me made me feel like I was part of your family. I’ve lots of fond memories. My condolences to all of you.

Dear Faye and Margaret and Family,
Sorry for your loss.
Valerie Drysdale

I would like to offer the Squires family my deepest and most sincere condolences and may the soul of Uncle Jim rest in peace.

Professor James, I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. My condolences to you and your family at this time.

Squires family,
So sorry to here of Jim’s passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Doug and Wendy Phillips

To the Squires family,
So sorry to here of Jim’s passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. I have many memories of Jim when he worked for George Phillips and Sons.

Dear Jim, Your dad was so much like my dad – a proud old boy, proud of his WW2 service. Let us soldier on! Howard

My condolences and prayers go to my dear friend Margaret McDonald on the passing of her Dad…and to all the family at this time…Blessings..🙏🙏…Bernadette Hickey

Margaret & Faye: My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family as you go through this difficult time. I pray you will know God’s peace, comfort and sustaining grace, that he will hold you gently in the hollow of his hands. God bless and keep you.
Jo

Our condolences to Dr. Squires and the Squires family on the passing of your father. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

Dear Jim,

In this sorrowful time, we would like to extend to you and your family our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your father. May he rest in peace.

by Faculty, Staff and Students in Animal Biosciences, University of Guelph, ON

On behalf of the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) at the University of Guelph where Jim`s son Jim is the Chair of our Animal BioSciences Department we offer our deepest sympathies to Squires family on the loss of Eli, James Squires (Jim`s Dad).
Rene Van Acker
Dean of the OAC

My deepest condolences to you Paul and your family on the passing of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you .Rest In Peace JIM

Our condolences to all the squires family on the passing of your dad.We will miss seeing him everyday on the parking lot dropping in to see paul .RIP JIM

My deepest condolences to Jim’s family. Jim was always very active in his Church, the community, and the Legion; a quiet man, always with a kind word. A life’s work well done. God Bless.

To all the Squires and extended family our deepest condolences on the passing of Jim. On behalf of my mother Betty Howell and my sisters Janice and Denise and myself Geoff please know we are thinking of you at this time. Rest in eternal peace.