Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jan. 27, 1921. Died on Jan. 2, 2015 in Barrie, Ontario, following a brief illness. Survived by his loving wife Shirley, and devoted sister in law Bonnie Lillico. Will be sadly missed by his sons, Brian and his wife Debra, and Gerald and his wife Colleen. He leaves behind his grandchildren Colin Smith (Sara), Heather Aquilina (Dave), Ian Smith (Noelle), and Ryan Smith (Emma), and two great grandchildren Bianca and Isaac Aquilina. Ernie enjoyed an extensive career as a Professional Engineer in Sarnia and Ottawa, and resided for many years in Oakville, Ontario following his retirement. Throughout his life he was an avid gardener, played tennis and golf, and enjoyed time at the family cottage. Donations to a charity of your choice would be welcomed by the family. Cremation has taken place. A family memorial will occur in the future. Friends of the family who wish additional information may contact Brian at 705-722-4458 or Gerald at 905-627-9854.
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