Passed away peacefully with family by his side on March 06, 2019 at 88 years of age. Devoted husband of Joan (nee Webster) for 68 years. Loving father of Peggy Cozens (Bert), Steven, Patricia Batiste (Lorne), Norm (Cecile) and Bob (Kristy). Proud grandfather of Tim Nantais, Ryan Nantais, Eric Batiste, Beth McGuire, Thomas Cozens, Jessica DeThomasis, Lindsay Girard, Brooke Browning, Anthony Lemeiux, Kyle McGraw, David Browning and Sara Browning and great grandfather of 16. Dear brother of Don and predeceased by Norman, Marion, Irene, Betty and Bill. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and long-time friends especially Bill and Joan Drouillard. Bruce worked many years with Bulmer Business Machines and retired from Hotel Dieu Hospital. He enjoyed swimming, boating and was known as Mr. Fix-it. Bruce was a proud Mason, Shriner, Eze Rider and Eastern Star member.
A special thank you to Seasons Amherstburg and Richmond Terrace for your loving care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to Parkinson Foundation of Southwestern Ontario or Christ Church Amherstburg would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Saturday March 9, 2019 from 1 – 3 pm & 5 pm until time of a Masonic Service under the auspices of St. George`s Lodge # 41 at 6:30 pm followed by a Funeral Service at Families First Funeral Home, 585 Sandwich St. South, Amherstburg (519-969-5841). Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca