PHILLIPS – Elton Charles. Carol and Craig sadly announce the peaceful passing of Elton after a 6 month struggle with cancer at STEGH on Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at the age of 68. He died in the arms of his beloved Carol, his wife of 44 years. Elton also leaves his dear son, Craig, of London and precious Ruby and Cooper, his ever faithful kitties. Predeceased by his brother Don. Elton was much loved by his mother and father-in-law, the late Jack and Grace Catherwood, along with all of Carol’s family in Brantford. After a long career with Ontario Hydro, he currently served on the technical panel for the IESO in Toronto. Cremation has taken place and a private inurnment of ashes will occur at Mount Hope Cemetery, Brantford at a later date.

A public memorial service will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas, ON on Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at 11:00am. Visitation will be held at the funeral home prior to the service from 10:00-11:00am. Donations to the V.O.N. or London Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated. Online condolences may be sent to

Hon #1……I love you so much!…….Hon #2

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