TRAD,Vincent, of St. Thomas, passed away at his residence on Sunday, October 20, 2013, in his 65th year. Husband and best friend of Geraldine “Gerry” (nee Humphreys) Trad. Father of Angela Trad (Aaron Vendramin), David Trad, Douglas Trenter (Trish), and Lisa Mead (Scott), and grandfather of Jake, Riley, Carter, Owen, and Lincoln. Also fondly remembered by several in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Victor and Annie Trad, as well as a sister, Joy McNeil. Vince was born in London, England on August 9, 1949. He worked in the Housekeeping Dept. at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital and also enjoyed gardening as a part-time job. Vince was a member of the Stan Brown Band, as well as other bands, and was well-known in the London & St. Thomas music communities. Friends will be received by the family at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Wednesday evening, October 23rd from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, October 24th at 11:00 a.m., followed by interment in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario gratefully acknowledged.