BRYDGES, Harold Edward

BRYDGES, Harold Edward Passed away peacefully on May 17, 2012 at the age of 83 years old.  Beloved husband to wife Irene for 62 years.  Loving father to Cheryl Melhuish & husband Ray, Gary Brydges & wife Dianna, Donna Hildenbrand & husband Matthew, Mark Brydges & wife Pamela and Brian Brydges & wife Tammy.  Loving Pêpê to Todd Thibert, Jason & Jaimie Brydges, Stephen & Sarah Hildenbrand, Natalie, Nicholas, Monica & Bethany Brydges and three great grandchildren Bradley, Amy and Jackson.  Son of Alfred and Gladys Brydges.  Brother of Robert Brydges (Peggy), Betty Warwick (Llyod), Gail Brydges, Carol Todorov (Walt).  Predeceased by brother Don Brydges (Gerry) and sister Barbara Lepine (Jim). Uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. Harold retired from Ford Motor Company  after 47.5 years of service and member of the Local 200.  He was a founding father of Maidstone Area 1 Fire Department where he retired as  Fire Chief with 26 years of service.  We would like to say a special thank you to CCAC, VON nurses Jackie & Laura our personal support workers,  Amanda, Brittany & Mary for all their help and support for both Dad & the family during this difficult time. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234     11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd. on Friday May 18, 2012 from 2-5pm and 7-9 pm.  Prayers Friday at 7:30 pm.  Funeral services on Saturday May 19, 2012 leaving the funeral home at 9:00 am then to Good Shepherd Parish (St. Williams Site) for funeral mass at 10:00 am. Interment to follow at St. William’s Cemetery (Emeryville). As your expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Good Shepherd Parish Building Fund would be appreciated by the family.  On-line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at

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