keith stinson 1STINSON, Keith L., of R.R.#1, Port Stanley, passed away at his residence on Monday, October 7, 2013, in his 87th year.  Beloved husband of the late Pearl (nee Locey) Stinson (2000).  He was the proud father of the late Robert “Bob” Stinson (2009) and the late Raymond Stinson (1993).  Dearly loved father-in-law of Nancy Stinson of R.R.#1, Port Stanley and Denise Stinson of Kingsville.  Cherished grandfather of Angela Gonyou (Andrew) of R.R.#1, Port Stanley, Michelle Clark (Kevin) of St. Thomas, Lindsay Boyko (Brandon) of Ridgetown, and Haley Rogers (Dennis) of Kingsville.  Proud great grandfather of Wesley and Cadence Gonyou, McKenna and Madelyn Clark, Dalia and Heath Boyko, and Olivia and Crosby Rogers.  Dear brother of Goldie Stinson of St. Thomas, and the late Evelyn Jasper.  Also fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.  Born in Camden Twp., Kent County, Ontario on August 19, 1927, he was the son of the late Luke and Mary (nee Johnston) Stinson.  Keith came to R.R.#1, Port Stanley at the age of 13 years and was a retired farmer.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Tuesday evening from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where a private family funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 9th.  Interment in South Park Cemetery, St. Thomas.  Flowers gratefully declined.  If so desired, memorial donations to the V.O.N., the Sunshine Foundation of Canada, the Make-A-Wish Foundation or the charity of one’s choice will be appreciated.

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