STUART, Donald R., of Metcalfe Gardens, St. Thomas, formerly of R.R.#7, St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, in his 86th year.  Husband of June (nee Clarke) Stuart.  Brother of Rhoda Woodward (Carl) of Toronto, Leila Stuart, Shirley Bennett (late Howard), Wayne Stuart (Katherine), Larry Stuart (Karen), all of St. Thomas, and the late Douglas Stuart.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Born in Central Butte, Saskatchewan, September 6, 1927, he was the son of the late Harold and Elsie (nee Lawson) Stuart.  Don was the former owner/operator of Don Stuart Ltd., and a former shop manager with Auto Haulaway.  He was associated with Talbotville United Church.  In keeping with his wishes, a private graveside service will be held at Elmdale Memorial Park.  Memorial donations to Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Thomas-Elgin gratefully acknowledged.  Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).

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