At the Hawkesbury General Hospital on Tuesday June 12, 2012 Howard Higginson of Vankleek Hill passed away at the age of 91. Devoted and beloved husband of the late Marcelline (née Perrier). Proud father to Gordon (Mary) Vankleek Hill, Alice MacLaurin (John) Ottawa, Jean Speiran (Paul) Drumbo, ON. Richard (Lorraine) Ottawa. Predeceased by his son Howard Jr. Dearly loved grandfather of Deborah, Dawn, Barbara, Erin, Melissa, Adam and Tara. Great-grandfather of ten great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Leslie P. Higginson. Predeceased by his brothers Henry, Andrew, Ernest and Lawrence. Fond brother in law of Jean Higginson and Elizabeth Berlinguette. Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service on Saturday June 16, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Cassburn Cemetery 1780 Cassburn Road, L’Orignal, Ontario. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to the Cassburn Cemetery 2273 Allen Road, Alfred, Ontario K0B 1A0. For condolences, donations and tributes online please visit www.hillcrestfuneralhome.ca The Higginson family would like to express their sincere thanks to all the staff of the Heritage Lodge for their kindness and excellent care provided to Howard. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Hillcrest Funeral Home 151 Bond Street, Vankleek Hill, ON K0B 1R0 613 678-2002.