Born in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, his wit, charm and zest for life was silenced by cancer December 5, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Predeceased by his wife Juliette (Smith), son Desmond, and sister Olive Geddes. Survived by son David Phair and daughter Sharon (David) Crowe; sisters Ida Sheridan and Gladys Turner, brothers Wesley (Pat), Cecil (Hazel) and Mervyn (Viola); grandchildren Joseph Crowe, Sheila (Michael) Clesle, Michelle (Jon) Farrar, Brianne Phair and Kayla Phair. Stan was a 25 year veteran of the Toronto police force, a lifetime farmer, and top notch euchre player. His contagious enthusiasm will be missed by all who loved him. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held to celebrate Stan’s life on Monday, December 10, 2012 at ROD ABRAMS FUNERAL HOME LTD., 1666 Tottenham Road, Tottenham, Ontario at 11:00 a.m. with the interment to follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Tottenham, New Tecumseh, Ontario (905)936-3477. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Salvation Army or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral homes please).

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