NERO, Ivan – At Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock on Thursday, May 3, 2012, Magnus Ivar “Ivan” Rudolf Nero of Woodstock in his 89th year.  Beloved husband of Edith Nero (nee Leslie) for over 60 years.  Loving father of Ronald Nero (Diane) of Cambridge.  Dear grandfather of Julie Nero of Manitoba.  Ivan will also be fondly remembered by his extended Leslie families of Woodstock and his extended Nero families of Wildwood, Alberta.  Predeceased by his three brothers.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Thursday, 2-3 and 7-8 pm.  A Royal Canadian Legion service under the auspices of Branch 55, Woodstock will be held at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 6:30 pm. A Service of Remembrance will be held in the chapel on Friday, May 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm with Rev. Dave Snihur officiating. Interment at Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the London Regional Cancer Program or the Kidney Foundation of Canada would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611.  Personal condolences may be sent at

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