Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Sunday, September 7, 2014 Theodore West passed away at the age of 84.  Beloved husband and best Friend of Helen.  Cherished father of Carla West-Cheeseman and her husband John Cheeseman of Waterloo Ontario.  Proud and loving grandpa to Mitchell, Tyler, and Emma of Waterloo.  Dear brother-in-law of Dorothy Piliarik.  Fondly remembered by niece Mary Lynn, nephews Matthew, Peter, and Michael Piliarik.  Predeceased by his parents Margaret and Carl West.  Ted worked at Esso Research for over 38 years and ran TH West Photography and WSC productions until retirement.  He was a very active member of Grace United Church (cub, scout, venture, rover leader, many committees, and a choir member).  He thoroughly enjoyed gardening, photography, and his many vacations in Florida with family and friends as well as all the trips to “Lake of Bays”.  Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  A Celebration of Ted’s life will be held at Smith Funeral Home, on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Grace United Church Communications or Audio Visual Equipment fund or St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia, (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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