With heavy hearts we announce that Chris, 64, passed peacefully in his Sarnia home on Sunday, September 7, 2014, with family by his side. Survived by his wife of 42 years, best friend and love of his life Peg (nee Wray). Loving father to Brooke (Tony Murphy), Wes (Ali) and Joy. Adored “Gramps” to Taylor, Zoe and James. Beloved son of Derek and Thurza. Dear brother of Jeff (Carrol) and Kay and brother in law of Doug Wray (Kate) and Bob Wray (Chris Dalton). Son in law to Marg and the late John Wray. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews and cherished friends. Chris graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1975, and worked as a civil engineer and partner at Chalmers Construction for over 30 years. He had a love for life including swimming, sailing, squash, tennis, music, travelling and spending time with his family and friends. Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd, Sarnia, on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a reception at the Sarnia Riding Club. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Habitat for Humanity Sarnia-Lambton for a build in Chris’ memory (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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