24140 WhitfieldWhitfield, Alec Milton….

On Monday, April 1, 2013, at University Hospital, London, just days short of his 94th birthday and the celebration of his 71st anniversary with his beloved wife Sadie (Elliott). Loving father of Carol of Halifax, Nova Scotia and David (Judy) of Toronto. Adored grandfather of Katy and Emma. Survived by his sisters Lily Duerkop (Toronto) and Dora Gover (Thorndale), brother Alan (London) and brother-in-law Robert Elliott (Tavistock). Predeceased by sisters Lydia, Alicia, Ivy and Lena, and brothers Howard, Henry, Ralph, Eric, and Ossie. Survived by countless nieces and nephews, whom he loved dearly.  Alec was a proud 50 year employee of EMCO, retiring in 1985 as the Purchasing Manager. He lived his life in active service to his community as a member of the London East Rotary Club for almost half a century where he was honoured twice as a Paul Harris Fellow, and to Centennial United Church and the United Church of Canada where he served as church treasurer, and later London Conference Treasurer for more than 35 years. More recently he was an honourary member of the Official Board of Wesley-Knox United Church. In addition, Alec served as a District Board member of the CNIB in London. Visitation will be held at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London ON, on Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The Memorial Service will be held at Wesley-Knox United Church, 91 Askin Street, London ON, N6C 1E7 on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.. Private family interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to Canadian Aid for Southern Sudan (CASS) or to Wesley-Knox United Church Memorial Fund.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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