Friday, March 16, 2018

Obituary announcement for old comrade WEATHERALL, Donald Francis

Don Weatherall  (July 21, 1931 – March 9, 2018)
Don went peacefully home to be with the Lord at the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice in Kanata on March 9th at the age of 86. He was born on a warm, sunny day in Ottawa to Hilda Mary Redman and Francis Harold Weatherall. At the age of 8, he developed his lifelong interest in electronics by reading his Uncle Mel’s Popular Mechanics magazines and made it a career.
After his graduation from Ottawa Technical High School in 1949, he joined the Canadian Army Signal Corps where he studied electronics. From 1953-1974, he worked for the Department of National Defence. His next position as a Foreign Service Technician at External Affairs took him to various places including parts of Africa, Belgium, and Hong Kong, where he was responsible for the installation and maintenance of telecommunications equipment.
His interests included amateur radio, reading, listening to music, fixing broken mechanical equipment and electronics, and feeding squirrels. After his retirement in 1987, he enjoyed a quiet and happy life.
He is predeceased by his brother David, and is survived by his dear older sister Phyllis. He will be dearly missed by his wife Michèle, daughter Reva Atkinson (née Lynn Weatherall), her husband Peter, grandson Alex, and extended family. Don’s family would like to express their deep gratitude and appreciation for the staff and volunteers at the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice, and the staff from St. Elizabeth Home Health, all who cared for him.

Obituary notice for club member Hugh Caldwell LM258

Please be advised that "Hugh Caldwell" at he age of 98 has peacefully

passed away in Red Deer Alberta on February 27, 2018.

There will be an Obituary Announcement at a later date.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Obituary announcement for club member Bill Fleet LM222

FLEET, William Charles - 1931 - 2018 It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of William C. Fleet on Wednesday, February 28 at the age of 86. Bill will be lovingly remembered by his wife Margaret, and his children Maggie McTurk, Steve Fleet, granddaughter Kristen, brother Bob Fleet and sister Lorraine Watt. He treasured nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, extended family and friends around the world. Bill travelled the globe during his 32 year career in the Canadian Military followed by 9 rewarding years working with NATO. He was born in Halifax, NS to Charles and Lillian Fleet. Bill declined a funeral service in hopes that family and friends will celebrate his life in their own way and in their own time. Memorial donations may be made to St. Barnabas Anglican Church, #7 Highway, Ecum Secum, NS B0J 2K0. Memories and condolences may be shared with family by visiting leydens.com13258275