It is with great sadness we announce that on April 20, 2013, Jim passed away with his son Jamie (Miriam) by his side. Much loved husband of Bev and father of James Harris Ling (deceased) and brother of Karen (David) Heaslip. Jim will be greatly missed by Bev’s sons David, Larry and Denis. Papa to Noa, Nava, Cody, Alyssa, Davey, Kadee and Craig. Jim was a graduate of Ryerson Architectural Design and spent his life designing many homes in and around Burlington. A member of Can Fit Pro and involved in fitness programs at the YMCA in Burlington for over 20 years. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Reception will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Sunday, April 28, 2013 from 2-5 p.m. Many thanks to the staff of Billings Court Manor, Wedgewood Wing for their devoted care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, The Carpenter Hospice or a charity of choice would be appreciated. Please sign the Book of Condolence at

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