York, Alexander “Sandy” of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General hospital, at the age of 65. Dearly loved husband of Patricia (Jewell) York and much loved father of James Peterson (Roxanne), Shauna McConnell (Derek) and Lauren York (Rory). Loved son of Marjorie (Watson) York and the late Alexander “Mac” York and dear brother of Liz York and daughter Kelly Palmer and Heather York. Dear brother-in-law of Marg Douglas (Larry), David Jewell and Brent Jewell (Kerry). Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Sandy was born in St. Thomas on August 15th, 1948. He was a retired Tax Consultant (after 38 years) with Southwestern Tax Service, which he co-founded in 1985 with Steve McFadden and which is now operated by his son James Peterson. He was a member of Christ Church (Anglican), Port Stanley.
A public Memorial service to celebrate Sandy’s life will be held at Christ Church (Anglican), Port Stanley on Monday at 2:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at the Church on Monday from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Building Fund of Christ Church (Anglican), Port Stanley. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.