Passed away suddenly, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his father, William and mother, Bridget, Father-in-law James Murphy and Mother-in-law Kathleen, dear niece and god-daughter Sandra (Hawco) Oake, brother-in-Law Paul and sister-in-law Rosalind.
Bill was a gentle man known for his loyalty and many kindnesses to family and friends. He shared his knowledge and skill in Urban Forestry freely, always making time for those who sought his expertise.
Bill is leaving to mourn his loving wife Mary of 46 years, his dear children; Heather (Alex Guilbeault) and Liam (Una), his cherished grand-children, Mary-Claire, Luc and Will, sisters: Mary Dilny (Zane Forbes), Dorothy (Clifton Hawco) brothers: Tom (Brenda), Fred (Jacqueline), Jack (Jackie), Dermot (Marilyn), Brothers- in-Law: Andrew (Karen), Jim (April), John (Denise) and sister-in-law Patricia (Bren Connolly), many nieces, nephews and friends.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be at Carnell’s Funeral Home 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. Funeral service will be held at St. Pius X church on Smithville Crescent, Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:30 A.M. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Gathering Place or Emmaus House (Food Bank).
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