Suddenly on Saturday December 8, 2012 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in his 81st year.  Garnet of Wasaga Beach, dear friend of Ada Greenslade.  Predeceased by his wife Sharon and his wife Grace.  Loving father of Ted and his wife Norah Jackson, Tish and her husband John Ford and Suzanne and her husband Barry McLay.  Cherished Gramps of grandchildren Jay (Janis) Ford, Bill (Jaime) Ford, Miranda (Andrew Stymiest), Justin (Pauline) McLay, Jason (Jenn) McLay and Jeffrey (Vanesse) McLay and to eight  great grandchildren.  Dear brother of Orvis (Iris) Hunter, Jack (Kathy) Hunter, Helen (Gordon Cousineau) and Doug (Mary) Hunter.  Garnet will be missed by his nieces, nephews and his many friends including his former co-workers at Nacan and Kaufmanns.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West (East of Zoo Park), Wasaga Beach on Tuesday December 11, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday December 12, 2012 at 1 o’clock.  Cremation with interment Ebenezer Cemetery.  If desired, remembrances to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by Garnet’s family.  For further information and to sign the Book of memories, log on to

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