GRIEVE Picture-CroppedIt is with deeply saddened hearts that the family announces the passing of Kitchener Keith Grieve at the age of 59 while vacationing in Cincinnati with his wife at his side. Much loved husband and best friend of Beth (Keenan). Immensely proud and loving father of Hilary and Emily. Kitch is also survived by: his mother Rosemary Whiteley; his sisters Dawn (Bill Round), Darcy Boyd, Lisa (Terry Fraser) and Krista (Ian Chinnery); his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Tom and Colleen Keenan and sister-in-law, Karen Keenan (John McInnis) and by numerous nieces and nephews and many close friends. He was predeceased by his father, Keith Grieve and his step-father, Albert Whiteley. Kitch lived his life with no regrets. His family was the centre of his universe. He enjoyed sailing in the Caribbean, on Lake Huron, and in the North Channel. He truly loved the many family vacations he took and was always looking forward to the next one. Kitch was a life member of the Sarnia Yacht Club and created many happy memories that will continue to live on. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at Smith Funeral Home. Following the service, friends and family are invited to a celebration of Kitch’s life at the Sarnia Yacht Club at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Junior Sailors Program at the Sarnia Yacht Club, Autism Ontario, or a charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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