Garnet Reed MEMReed; John Garnet Allison

Suddenly at Centre Grey Health Service, Markdale on Sunday, December 16, 2012 of Flesherton in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Jean MacMillan. Beloved father of Laurie Balick of Mississauga, Ron (Sue) of Mississauga and Rob (Kellie) of Rock Mills. “Gramps” will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Harrison, Garnet, Sean, Carson, Bryant & Garrett. Survived by sister Flora (Blain) Edmondson of Burlington, sisters in-law Lin Reed of Gatineau, Dorothy Duncan of Markdale and brothers in-law Bill MacMillan (Joan) of Durham, Angus MacMillan (Karen) of Durham, Doug MacMillan (Sheila) of Brampton and Jess Harmon of Durham. Predeceased by brothers Don, Stew, sister Donna, son in-law Dave Balick, sisters in-law Donna Harmon , Beth McLaughlin and brothers in-law Robert MacMillan, Eric McLauglin and Jim Duncan. “Uncle Garnie” will be missed by many nieces and nephews, as well as lots of great nieces and nephews. “Farmer” will be missed by many friends and neighbors. He loved to garden, feed and watch his birds. Proud member and host of the Saugeen Woodcarvers, and volunteer driver for Home & Community Support Services.  The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Tuesday, December 18 from 7-9pm and Wednesday from 2-4pm & 7-9pm. Service will be held Thursday, December 20 at St. John’s United Church, Flesherton at 1:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences at

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