The gates of Heaven opened on Monday, February 11, 2013, to receive our beautiful Ken. His loving wife Patricia and his family were at his side as he departed. Ken fought a heroic battle with cancer, courageous and fun loving until the end.
He will be sadly missed by his devoted wife Patricia, sons Keith Quinton (Carrie) Steven Quinton (Leslie), Step-son Ron (Jennifer), daughter Becky Ennett (Nick), and grandchildren, brothers and sisters Jean Vanderveer (Edgar), Pauline Hodgins (Bob), Cyril Quinton (Marilyn), Murray Quinton (Kathryn), Tom Quinton (Betty), Bill Quinton (Geraldine), Dennis Quinton (Linda), Mary Braley (Chris), and many loved nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his loving parents Robert and Gladys Quinton, and his infant twin Brother Keith.
Born in Bracebridge January 20th, 1944, was immediately transported to a Toronto Hospital where he won a serious battle for life. Attended school in the Township of Macauley (Falkenburg). Started his career with Tank Truck Transport in Maple, and moved with the Company to Sudbury and Sarnia, where he continued his career with Trimac. He has been a dedicated employee for 52 years. Ken loved everyone; he enjoyed life, which included hockey, softball, fishing, hunting, camping, golf, motor cycles, bingo, and most of all, time with his Family. The past year has been very special; he spent many hours riding his motor cycle with his brothers and friends. Toured Vancouver with Pat, Jean, Tom and Betty, stayed while there with his Godson Noel and Family. Hockey games with his sons and brother Dennis. He enjoyed fishing with brother Tom, many hours with daughter Becky and friends at the bingo hall. He enjoyed a Family Reunion on the Victoria Day weekend and many other Family gatherings.
Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2013, at Community of Christ Church, 1104 Leckie Dr., Sarnia, with a service following at 2:00 p.m.
A special thanks to Dr. Maddison, staff and volunteers of St. Joseph’s Hospice, where Ken was kept comfortable and happy to the end. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sarnia St. Joseph’s Hospice. Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca/