After a brief illness at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Thursday, March 7, 2014, Michael Peter Overy of Sarnia passed away at the age of 72. Beloved husband and best friend of 44 years to Dianne Overy. Loving father of Joe Overy and his wife Jeni. Cherished grandfather of Pria and Cohen Overy. Dear brother of John Overy (Marion), Dan Overy (Dawn), Tim “T.J.” Overy (Evelyn), Judy Overy-Smith (Peter), Rick Overy and all of their families. Brother-in-law of Donna Stillwell and family. Predeceased by his parents John and Dorothy Overy, sisters Patricia Overy and Mary Maguire.
The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to dear friends Maggie and Tom. Thank you to Dr. Shetty, Dr. Maddison and the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospice for their exceptional care and support during his stay. Also a special thank you to Dr. Niall O’Sullivan and Annette for their personable care.
Mike was a member of the Sarnia Sting Junior “A” Booster club for 19 years, he will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME (1576 London Line, Sarnia) on Monday, March 10, 2014, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. with a memorial service being held at the funeral home at 5:30 p.m. A celebration of life in honour of Mike’s life will be held after the service at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #62 (286 Front St. N, Sarnia). In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca