ASHLEY, Douglas Grant, (former long time co-owner/operator of Ashley Furs of Belleville). After a brief illness, Doug  passed away at his son’s residence where he was living, on Friday, March 15th, 2013, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Lois Marie (nee Sutherland) Ashley. Dear son of the late Grant and Doris Ashley. Dear father of Jane (Catherine) Ashley, of Cobourg; Ruth (Bryan) Cooper, of Ameliasburg; and John (Jan) Ashley, of Quinte West. Dear grandfather of: Sean (Kristen) Cooper, Grant (Tammy) Cooper, Philip (Hailey) Cooper, and Elisabeth (Casey) Schuetzle,  Jeremy (Sarah) Ashley, Amanda (Dave) Dunlop, Jordan (Terri-Lynn) Ashley, and Christina (fiancé-Daniel Popleton) Ashley.  Also loved by 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, (968-2273) 30 Moira Street West, Belleville.

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, 30 Moira Street West, on Wednesday, March 27th from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.  Following a private burial service at Belleville Cemetery on Thursday, March 28th, the family will also receive friends at the First Pentecostal Church, Dundas Street West, from 11:00 A.M., where “A Gathering of Remembrance” will take place, with an opportunity for family and friends to share both memories and refreshments.

Memorial Donations to The Lung Association or to the First Pentecostal Youth group activities would be appreciated by the family.

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