Bulmer, Donald of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, with his loving family by his side on Thursday, November 1st, 2012, at the age of 84. Beloved husband and best friend for 57 years of Muriel (Ryckman) Bulmer and loving father of Michael, Joan and David and his wife Janet (Bailey) Bulmer. Cherished grandfather of Tyler and Spencer Bulmer. Survived by his sister Betty Gauthier and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Glenn and Mary Ann Ryckman and by a number of nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sisters Irene Lavis, Vera Vowel and Winnie Balsden. Sadly missed by his family and friends. Don was retired from Hayes Dana (Weatherhead Division) and was a member of Local 1804 I.A.M. Don was born in St. Thomas on March 25th, 1928.
At Don’s request a private family service was held on Friday. Cremation, with interment of ashes in Elmdale Cemetery. No visitation. Flowers gratefully declined. Remembrances would be appreciated to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice. A very special thanks to the doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers of the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital and University Hospital for their excellent care and compassion. Condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, St. Thomas, ON entrusted with arrangements.