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Japanese Prisoner of War 1941-1945 This wonderful man passed away peacefully on August 3, 2008.
Born on May 3, 1923 in Matapedia, Quebec. Beloved husband to Etta for 62 years. Loving father to daughters Muriel, Vedra (Bill Shaw). Dear grandfather of Deborah (Predrag Pesikan) and Robert. Great-grandfather to Sommer and Christian Clifford. Predeceased by son John (April 2008), brothers Wesley (WW 11 France), George (UN Peace Mission Egypt), Alex, and Maxwell, as well as sisters Dorothy, Grace and Joan. Survived by his stepmother Gertie, sisters Isobel, Maisie, and Gloria, and brothers Milton and Lorne and their spouses. Adored uncle to many nieces, nephews and wonderful friend to all. Such a wise man in so many ways and generous beyond compare. A fond farewell to all his Hong Kong Veteran comrades. He will be remembered by those remaining as he had remembered those who went ahead to wait for his homecoming to be together once again.
Family and friends are invited to visit Jerrett Funeral Home, Vaughan Chapel 8088 Yonge St., Thornhill on Tuesday August 5, from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday August 6th at 11 a.m.
A special thank you to the loving caregivers at Hill House Hospice. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hill House Hospice, 36 Wright St., Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4C 4A1 will enable them to care for others as they did for this marvelous man.