Peacefully, surrounded by his family at London Health Sciences Centre – University Hospital on Saturday, May 17th 2014, Bernard “Red” Hitchen was reunited with his little lady, his loving and devoted wife Gladys. He was in his 84th year. Dearly loved by his children Pauline Swarts and her husband Robert, Carol Hitchen, and the late David, Raymond and Barry Hitchen. Cherished Grandad of Melanie, Darrin, Adrianne and Olivia. Fondly remembered by his many step grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his dear brother Peter Hitchen and family. He will be sadly missed by his daughters- in- law Cheryl MacKenzie, Judy Hitchen and Gerry Hitchen and by his dear friends Brenda, Erling and Joan. Visitors will be received at Holy Family Parish, 777 Valetta Street on Wednesday, May 21st 2014 from 9 o’clock until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10 o’clock. Interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of one’s choice. (John T. Donohue Funeral Home.)


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