Don (Vincent James) Black

September 14, 1929 – February 20, 2014

Black Don (edited)Passed away peacefully after a brief illness in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Julia Sert and the late Joan Black. Lovingly missed by his daughter Karen Hall (Art Lesny), son Doug (Susan), grandchildren Christopher and Laura and his sister Lenore Johnston (Chuck). Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews and his extended family. Don joined the First Hussars in 1944 and retired as Regimental Sergeant Major in 1965 but remained active in the association until his death. He began his career with the London PUC in the ‘50s and retired in 1988 as General Manager of Waterloo North Hydro. Don was Past President of the Waterloo Rotary Club and many municipal, electrical, water and industry associations. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He was an avid golfer and was proud to have “shot an 80” in his 84th year. Memorial visitation will be held on Monday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. as well as one hour prior to the celebration of life being conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation are asked to consider the London Health Sciences Foundation – Cancer Centre or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be made at

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