Passed away peacefully at Carpenter Hospice, Burlington on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at the age of 78, with his beloved wife Karen of 30 years by his side. Dear father of Cristina, Claudia (Pete), Andrea (Les), Lindy (Gord), and Alexandra (Mike). Proud Tata to Skye, Lake, Poppy, Brady, Sofie, Madilyn, Zachary, Trevor, and Myles. Survived by his brother Sebastian (Rosita) and his sisters Ingrid and Maria Teresa. Predeceased by his brother Carlos. Godfather to Paulina. Guillermo “Bill” was known and respected for his passionate work as an Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in pediatrics at McMaster Hospital. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday, November 15, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. The family would like to thank the staff at Carpenter Hospice; Dr. Kouroukis and his nurse Karen; The staff of oncology day services at Juravinski; Dr. Trudell at Princess Margaret Hospital; and many others for their compassion and support. Special thank you to Guillermo’s friend and physician Dr. John Smart. If desired, donations to the Carpenter Hospice or Juravinski Cancer Centre would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at

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