019DARKE, Pastor Fred

Peacefully at Middlesex Terrace on Friday, January 17, 2014.  Pastor Fred Darke of Strathroy and formerly of Watford, at the age of 68 years.    Lovingly remembered by his wife Eleanor (Paul).  Survived by his mother in law Margaret Rea of Oshawa, sisters in law Eileen Davies (John) of Tweed, and Connie Allardyle (Dean) of Enniskillen.  Uncle of Geoffrey, Kenny and Jessica.  Predeceased by his parents Rev. Bob Darke and Eva (Forbes) and his stepmother Esther (Day).  Fred was a United Church Pastor for many years and helped start many Habitat For Humanity affiliates as well as being a founding member of its Canadian board.

Friends may call at the WATFORD CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 232 Warwick Street, Watford, on Friday, January 24, 2014, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  A Funeral Service will be held at the Watford United Church on Saturday morning, January 25, 2014, at 11:00am with Rev. Carey Wagner officiating.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Watford United Church or to one’s local Habitat For Humanity would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com   Posted free at canadaobits.ca

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