BAZELY: Don of Ilderton formerly of Sault Ste. Marie
Passed away peacefully with his family at his side at the age of 84 at Henley Place in London, Ontario after a valiant struggle with Alzheimer’s. Don leaves behind his wife Mary, married almost 60 years. Proud father of Virginia MacKinnon (Ron), Veronica Sferrazza (Sab), Paul (Rebecca), Mark (Bernie), James (Gail), Andrew (Ramona), Brian (Lisa), Matthew (Renee), Vanessa Cullen (Eoin), Victoria, Patrick, and Luke (Natalie). Loving grandfather to Jennifer, Tony, Alex, Michaela, Jeremy, Tovah (Brandon), Isaiah (Kate), Kate (Riley), Allie, Sam, Melissa (Joan-Daniel), David, Kathleen, Joshua, Ryan, Dani, Sami, Nora, Evelyn, Grace, Ciaran, Nieve, Marcus, Kiewan, Shavon, Rushton, Rowynn, Addison and Talia. Much loved great-grandfather of Damian. Son of the late Robert and the late Kathleen. Brother of the late Neville and sister Gloria Rose in England. Also remembered by a niece and 5 nephews. Don and Mary spent 40 years in Sault Ste. Marie raising their 12 children before relocating to Ilderton, ON. Don is known for over 50 years of involvement with the Barbershoppers and was an ordained deacon with the Roman Catholic Diocese of SSM.
Friends may call at Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan, ON from 2 -4 and 7-9 on Tuesday. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St Patrick Catholic Church, 32922 Richmond Street in Lucan, Ontario at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 with Father Dariusz Lewandowski, C.S.M.A. presiding. Cremation with interment St. Patrick Cemetery, Lucan.
Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or to Dove Missions (Don’s granddaughter Melissa works with this organization in the Dominican Republic). Special and grateful thanks to the staff at Henley Place and C.C.A.C. for their care and support during Don’s illness.
Parish prayers will be said in the Funeral Home on Tuesday evening at 8:30 PM.