June 14, 1918 – September 1, 2017
WW11 Navy Veteran
After a long-lived life, Bill passed away peacefully at the Ste-Anne’s Veteran Hospital on September 1, 2017 at the age of 99. Beloved husband of 69 years to Patricia MacFarlane, loving father of Patricia, Susan (Andy) and Charlene (John), grandfather of Glenn, Jeff, Kathy, Christine, Trystan and Devon. Also survived by his sister Peggy Keeping of Ottawa, sisters-in-law Norah Alford of Montreal and Olga Alford of Kingston, and fondly remembered and missed by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Bill was an avid sports enthusiast both as a spectator and participant, but his greatest love was for family. Cremation has taken place.
A joint memorial service for Pat and Bill will be held on October 28, 2017, at 2 pm at Tadja Hall, 21082 Lakeshore Rd, Ste-Anne de Bellevue (parking on McDonald Campus). Special thanks to the 5th floor staff for the care and compassion shown to our parents. Donations to Ste-Anne Hospital Foundation (www.fondationhsa.ca, 514 457.8484) or favorite charity would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Voluntas (Voluntas.ca)