kendel in memPeacefully, surrounded by his loving family Reuben Kendel went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at the age of 89.  Beloved husband of Geraldine for 68 years. Loved father of Karen and her husband Jim Coyle, Faye Kendel and her husband David Forsyth, and Ross and his wife Laurette Kendel. Cherished grandfather of Shelley, Julie, Cindy, Aimee, Alicia, Jody, Nicole, Renée and Jamie, and of 16 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Isabelle Peters and brother-in-law of Alice Corbett. Remembered by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Frederick and Katherine Kendel, and brothers Ewald, Robert, Edward, John, and Fred. Special thanks to all of the caregivers who provided Reuben with love and support over the past 2 years.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday, July 18, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 19, 2013, at Peoples Church, 3888 London Line, Wyoming, with visitation from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the church. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Gideons or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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