FOOTE, Fred……

Frederick Stevens Foote, 88, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 15, 2012, at University Hospital, London Ontario. Beloved husband of Eve Hoffmann-Foote. Fred is survived by his only child – Catherine. Dear step-father of Frank, Paul, Rosalie, Cathy, and Evelyn, and by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Albert Foote (Iris) and sister Alice McKinley (Jack) and predeceased by both his sister Emeline Oulton and her husband Ralph. Fred was a dear uncle to his many nieces and nephews. Born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, he was the eldest child of the late George and Mary Foote of Merigomish, Nova Scotia. Fred grew up on the Maritime farm that has been in his family for 13 generations. He attended Dalhousie University after high school and went on to become a pilot for the Royal Canadian Air Force. When the war ended he moved to Subury, Ontario where he married the late Edith Gardner. Fred worked as a scientist for INCO until accepting early retirement. Fred married the late Evelyn Schaffer. During their marriage they travelled a great deal and Fred was very active in the church as well as in the community – as both a Mason and a Shriner. The family would like to thank the staff at Extendicare and the Williams’ family for their support.  Friends will be received by the family from 2-4pm, on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  A Masonic Service under the auspices of London Daylight No. 735 A.F. & A.M will be conducted at the funeral home at 4pm.  The funeral service will commence immediately following the Masonic Service, with Reverend Ed Hoeskra officiating.  Cremation with inurnment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London – at a later date.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of London & Middlesex, 435 Windermere Road, London, ON, N5X 2T1.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at

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