It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that the family of Tim announces his passing, with his loving wife at his side on June 27th, 2012.  Born 63 years ago in Chatham on August 21st, 1948, son of Gloria Eskritt and the late Harry.  Beloved husband of Anne (Jee) Eskritt for 42 years.  Cherished father of Tricia (Eskritt) Xavier, and Garnet and Vicki Eskritt.  Adored Gramps of Curtis, Dominique, Sierra and Olivia.  Brother of Linda and Larry Lee, George and Susie Eskritt, Judy and Jim Carnegie, and Pat and John Stirling.  Brother-in-law of David and Bev Jee, Alan and Sally Jee, and Wayne and Cheryl Jee.  Respected and loved by many nieces and nephews. Tim retired as a dedicated employee from Navistar in 2004 as a stock chaser. Tim was an exceptional and award winning duck carver.  He taught many students to have the same love of carving, who have come to cherish their time with an exceptional teacher.  Tim loved the outdoors; being up at the crack of dawn to see the sunrise whether it be a fishing or hunting excursion. But most of all his love was for his wife.  Side by side they will remain for: “What the heart has once known, it shall never forget.”  Please join Tim’s family for a celebration of his life at the Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #628, 39 William Street North, Chatham, on Tuesday July 3rd, 2012 from 2 to 5 p.m.  Friends and family planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider the London Regional Cancer Program -Thoracic Research and The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #628.  On-line condolences may be left at   Arrangements entrusted to the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710.

“To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die”.

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