WWII Veteran

BALMER: Archibald

Passed away at the P.R.H.C. on Wednesday July 11, 2012. Archie Balmer of R.R. #2 Lakefield in his 92nd year. Archie was a veteran of WWII, having served overseas with the Royal Scot Greys, “C’ Squadron, 3rd troop, a cavalry regiment. In 1941, Archie was captured and for the next four years he was a prisoner of war until 1945. After he returned home, Archie moved to Pennsylvania, U.S.A. before he and Sadie moved to Lakefield in 1964 where they made their home. Archie was the loving husband of the late Sarah “Sadie” (nee Collington) (2004). Survived and missed by his step-son Jack McEwan (Caroline), step-daughter Helen Muir (Ian), his nephew George (Evelyn) and niece Aileen. Also missed by his dear friends Sherry & Bill Webster and family, Chris & Dean Payne and Terry Foster & Mike Schizkoske. Predeceased by his sisters Mary, Jenny and Maggie and his brothers Willie and Alex. Cremation has taken place. A R.C.L. Branch #77, Lakefield memorial service will be held at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, LAKEFIELD CHAPEL on Wednesday July 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm followed by a Celebration of Archie’s Life. Memorial donations may be made to L.A.W.S. as expressions of sympathy. Friends may send condolences or make donations at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355.

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