Grant Rae, long time resident of Haliburton passed away peacefully at the Haliburton Hospital on Saturday, September 8, 2012 with his loving family by his side in his 75th year.
Beloved husband of Doreen for 52 years. Loving father to Mike (Alison) and Scott (Sue). Loving grandfather to Kirsten, Matt and John. Dear brother of Joan (Morley) Nicholson of Little Britain, predeceased by Mildred and Daneen. Son of the late Jack and Verna Rae.
Grant was a Haliburton Main Street figure with his hardware store located in the middle of town, his home and woodworking shop close by. Grant was friend/mentor/employee of Gary Burtch of G.J. Burtch Construction for many years as well as all the guys who worked in the shop (Ed, Scott and Scott).
Grant was an old car enthusiast and was often seen around town in one of his woody wagons at shows and events. He enjoyed trips to car shows and days up at the shop
(ranch) with Doreen and family. Grant will be sadly missed by all he touched and advice he gave to over the years.
Friends are invited to visit the family at St. George’s Anglican Church, 617 Mountain St., Haliburton on Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at the Church at 3:00 pm. Reception to follow in the church hall (downstairs). Cremation to follow.
Memorial Donations to the Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHSF)“Palliative Care Suites” would be appreciated and can be arranged locally through the Gordon A. Monk Funeral Home Ltd., P.O. Box 427 Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0. www.gordonmonkfuneralhome.com