MERRIN, James –(Retired Tool Room Machinist). Peacefully at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, November 11, 2013 with his family by his side. Jim Merrin of Ennismore in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Eileen (Pilkington). Dear father of Steve Merrin (Kim) of Buckhorn, Shawn Merrin (Pam) of Peterborough, Jayne (Bret Taylor) of Ennismore and the late Wayne and Craig Merrin. Loving grandpa of Amy, Tyler, Hayley, Brett, Abbey, Chase, Reid, Renee and great grandpa to James, Ava and Titan. Brother of Peggy, Barry (Margaret) all of England and the late Helen, William and Lilly. Uncle Jim will also be missed by several nieces and nephews. Private family arrangements have been completed by the COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME – ASHBURNHAM CHAPEL, 840 Armour Road. If desired condolences to the family or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling 705-740-0444. Special thanks to Dr. Gillis-Doyle for her loving care, as well as Dr. Gregory Lo, the nurses at the Palliative Care Unit of P.R.H.C. and the V.O.N. Homecare team, especially Jamie.