Eric Stafford of Vankleek Hill passed away peacefully at the Hawkesbury General Hospital on Thursday July 5, 2012 at the age of 87. He will be sadly missed by Mary, his beloved wife of 64 years, his proud children Mark, John and Anne, his cherished grandchildren and his dear sister Joyce. Eric will be fondly remembered by his loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Hillcrest Funeral Home 151 Bond Street, Vankleek Hill, Ontario on Friday July 13th, 2012 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Private Family Graveside Service will take place at Greenwood Cemetery, Vankleek Hill, Ontario. A donation to the Hawkesbury & District General Hospital Foundation 1111 Ghislain Street, Hawkesbury, Ontario K6A 3G5 would be appreciated by the family. For condolences, donations and tributes please visit www.hillcrestfuneralhome.ca The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of the Hawkesbury General Hospital for all of the excellent care and attention provided to Eric.