Navy Pic of RussellPassed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital on Sunday, May 19, 2013 in his 89th year, Russell James Blore of Burlington, formerly of Millgrove. Beloved husband of the late Irene Pearl Blore, nee Shelton (2010). Adored father of Lynda and the late Larry McDonald, Cathy and the late Bob Krueger, Jim and Gail Blore, Don and Cori Blore, Nicole Blore, Sandy and Terry Alyman, and Kelly Blore. Loved grandfather of 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Russell is survived by his sister Betty Best and sisters-in-law Jen Blore and Jean Blore. Also remembered by his lifelong friend Victor Best and his wife Mary. Russell was a veteran of WWII, serving with the Royal Canadian Navy in the North Atlantic aboard HMCS Frontenac from 1943 – 1945. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a Memorial Service will be held on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 1 p.m. The family would like to thank the staff and residents of Martha’s Landing for the support and attention and Dr. Garland and the 4 East Staff for the special care they provided. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at


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