Peacefully on September 20, 2014, with his loving family by his side, at the age of 74. Beloved husband of 52 years to Marlene. Much loved “Old Man” of Christine Maguire and husband Dennis Cloutier and Christopher Maguire. Favourite “Old Paw” of Zoe and Luke Maguire. Son of the late Gladys (2005) and Mick (1971). Fun loving brother of Mollie Slaughter and the late Ed (2003). Brother-in-law of Mitch and Bernice Dufault, Al and Michele Stromme and Larry and Laura Stromme. Sadly missed by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Also missed by his animal friends, Mr. Nibbles, Audrey and Springer. Bill was a dedicated family man with a mischievous sense of humour. Bill loved nothing more than being “up north” at his cabin with family and friends. Bill was always known as a casual dresser, and would have loved you to visit him in your
t-shirt and jeans. Special thanks to the caring nursing staff of the I.C.U., 6th floor and 2 North at W.R.H.-Ouellette Campus and his doctors; Dr. Bleyendaal, Dr. Moodley, Dr. Wasserman and especially to Dr. Jeff Cohen. If you so desire, donations to the Arthritis Society or Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 6:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., with friends gathering at 10:30 a.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at

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