Passed away peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital surrounded by his family on Monday, October 16th, 2017 in his 80th year. He is survived by his sisters Judy Bessey, and Barbara Hewton, his nephews Sam and Steve, and his niece Tara and their families. He will be fondly remembered by all of his family members and friends. Cremation has taken place. A Private Family Service will be held. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hill and Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, (519) 752-2543. Donations to the Sick Kids Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences and donations may be made online at www.hillandrobinson.com.