At Chateau Gardens on September 26, 2012. Stu was a loving husband to Edna (deceased), married 75 years ago. He was a devoted family man with 3 children, Grant, Lewis and daughter Jackie (Walter Dickieson), 5 grandchildren David, Susan, Kerri, Kelly (Vaillancourt) and Chris as well as 8 great-grandchildren, Sarah, William, Katelyn, Emily, Madeline, Holly, Sascha and Erika. In his 97 years, Stu saw many different historic periods and developed many talents and interests. Stu will be remembered for his loyalty to friends and family as well as for his knowledge of current events. He will be fondly remembered working away in his garage, fixing the many treasures he discovered on his travels around town. Stu served his country proudly during WWII. Shortly after being discharged in 1946 he became a member of Legion Branch 124, Masonic Lodge #2 and Royal Arch Masons Chapter #55 and was active in both the York Rite and the Scottish Rite Craft Lodges. Stu believes passionately about service and participated in regional government for many years as an Alderman. His contribution to municipal issues was impactful, from chaperoning Teen Town dances to gathering different groups together to sponsor community improvements including the Cenotaph in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Stu brought groups together even when those groups traditionally did not work well together. In his working life, he started out as a farm hand, drove a truck, worked in construction and finally retired as a Millwright from McKinnons/General Motors in St. Catharines. The family wishes to express their gratitude to all who guided Stu through his final months. Visitation will be held Saturday at MORGAN FUNERAL HOME, 415 Regent Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, from 1 – 1:45 p.m., when services under the auspices of the R.C.L. Br. 124 and Masonic Lodge # 2 will begin, funeral service and cremation will follow. All his friends are welcome to attend. Donations, if you wish, may be made to R.C. Legion. Br. 124. Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at www.morganfuneral.com

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