Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Monday, October 29, 2012, Desmond Britton passed away at the age of 82. Beloved husband of the late Pauline (Sally) Britton. Loving father of James Desmond Britton (Barbara), Charles Edward Britton (Cathy) and Valerie Lynn Fysh (Mark). Cherished grandfather of 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his son Douglas George Britton and by his grandson John Britton. Desmond was founder of the “Inn of the Good Shepherd,” was part of the development of the St. John’s Boys Home, and worked for Nova Chemicals, Mooretown site for 15 years. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 2, 2012, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with family and friends being received one hour prior to the service. Cremation will follow. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or the Inn of the Good Shepherd (cheques only at the funeral home please).