ESSELTINE – Wilford Orin of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the age of 87.  Beloved husband of the late Margaret Esseltine (nee MacPherson).  Wilf is survived by children Steve Esseltine, and Jenny (Chris) Brown all of St. Thomas.  He will be missed by his many friends. A private Memorial Service will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.  Private interment in the Scattering Garden at the Old St. Thomas Churchyard to follow.  If desired, donations to Animal Aide would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at

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