At Extendicare, London on Thursday, May 22, 2014, formerly of Exeter at the age of 98. Much loved husband of Marion (Christie) Dearing for 68 years. Dear father of 3 daughters; Linda McLean (Darcy Gegear), JoMarie Andreozzi, and Ann DiLoreto (Domenico) all of London. Dear grandfather of Marshall McLean; Leon Andreozzi, and Stephan and Angelina Andreozzi; Andrianna and Matt Couvillon, Ryan and Bobby Jo Di Loreto, and Jonathan and Michelle Di Loreto. Also missed by 3 great-grandchildren and 7 step-great-grandchildren. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Margaret (Fitzgerald) Boulton, Ada Fitzgerald; and Calvin and Gwen Christie. Predeceased by his infant great-grandson Ethan Marshall Couvillon (May 22, 2014), sons-in-law Jim McLean and Lucio Andreozzi, sister Janette (Axel) Carlson, brothers Nelson (Jean and May), Edward (Janet), and Gerald Fitzgerald, brothers-in-law Roger (Bernice) Christie, Murray (Margaret) Christie, and Geoffrey Boulton.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Friday evening 7-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 24th at 11 AM with Rev. Harry Disher officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery.
Donations to One Care or CCAC (Community Care Access Centre) would be appreciated by the family.