RAY MCNEILLMcNeill: Raymond of Forest, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia on Friday, August 22, 2014 at the age of 78.  Ray’s family is saddened by his passing, but happy for his peace and thankful for the many wonderful years and memories they shared. Dear husband of Norma (Jewett) McNeill. Loving dad to sons Gordon (Deanna), Jeffrey (Jodi); daughter Pamela; step dad  to Nathan, Rodney (Marion), Lorey and Jeffrey (Julie); Grandpa and Papa Ray to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survived by his sisters Ruth Drost and Ruby Klassen (Bill); brothers Bruce (Betty), Maurice (Kristi); also survived by several brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parent Archibald and Dorothy (Marcus) McNeill, brothers Keith (Betty) and Lloyd (Betty). After a career in carpentry Ray enjoyed a ten year hobby in wood working, intarsia, fretwork, and scroll sawing. Respecting Ray’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. A Graveside service will be held at the Bothwell Cemetery on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 11 AM. If desired donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online condolences and donations can be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Badder Funeral Homes, Bothwell

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