Ernie HudsonAfter a brief illness on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton, Ernie Hudson of Ancaster in his 70th year. Beloved husband of Carol (nee Read) for 47 years. Loved father of Ernie (Carine) Hudson. Dear Grandpa of Ben Hudson. Loved brother of Diane (Bernie) Homonick, Jeff (Donna) Hudson, and Brian (Michelle) Hudson. Dear son-in-law of Joyce Read and brother-in-law of Norm (Barb) Read, Dave (Liz) Read, Bob Read, and Brian (Lisa) Read. Also missed by his aunt Lori Gibbons. Predeceased by his parents Ernie and Doris Hudson, father-in-law Art Read, aunt Edith Daniels and uncle John Gibbons. Ernie was a retired elementary school teacher with the Hamilton Wentworth School Board and an avid outdoorsman. He was a member and volunteer at Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre (ASAC), where he participated in the Golden Swing Band, was a leader of the Hiking Group, and was the District Coordinator of the 55+ Games. Cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to join the family for a Memorial Service at MARSHALL MEMORIAL UNITED CHURCH, 20 Gilbert Ave, Ancaster on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow in the church hall. Memorial donations to ASAC 55+ Expansion Fund or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Please sign the Book of Condolence at

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