Carman Whyte, funeral service at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton

Carman Whyte, funeral service at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton

Whyte; Carman Garfield

After a lengthy illness and a strong fight, Carman, of Priceville, passed into God’s care on October 19, 2013. Carman was born in Toronto on July 12, 1932. The youngest of seven children. He was raised on his family farm on the Old Durham Road. During the war his family moved into Priceville. When he completed his schooling he moved to Oshawa where he worked and raised his family. After 33years with the Durham Regional Police Dept, he retired with the rank of inspector. He moved back to Priceville and in the retirement years that followed he worked tirelessly for the village and his community. Volunteering on committees for the Canada Day celebration, the Santa Claus parade, the spring cleanup and the Remembrance Day service along with many others. He has been recognized for his community service with over 23 awards that he received from service clubs, professional and government organizations. The latest recognition was the Ontario Senior Achievement Award that was presented to him by the Lt Governor of Ontario. He was an active member of the Legion. He was a member at St Andrew’s Church. He had a great love of music, his workshop,  many cherished friends and his family. Loving father of Lorne of Penetanguishene, Sandra(Rick) Herity of Edmonton and Neil(Janet) of Ottawa. Loved and remembered by grandchildren Mathew of Vancouver, Jennifer of England, Darci(Darren) Lang of Regina, Ryan(Jill) Herity of Saskatoon, Amy Warren of Edmonton, Christina of Victoria, Kayla of Waterloo and Rebecca of Ottawa. Cherished by great grandchildren Jayda, John Lang, Willow, Kyan, Zen Herity and Jack Warren. Dear brother to Ruth Rowlands of Orillia and Reta McConkey of Owen Sound, uncle to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents James Garfield and Dora Catherine Whyte, brothers Wesley, Lloyd, Donald and sister Marjorie Fleming. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and the health care staff at the Markdale Regional Hospital for all their care and support. The family will receive friends at the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton on Wednesday, October 23 from  2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral Service from St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Kincardine Street, Priceville ON, on Thursday at 11am. Interment McNeil Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Covenant House Toronto or the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 333, would be gratefully appreciated. Online condolences and donations at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 

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