Peacefully at home on Tuesday February 21, 2023 after a brief illness at the age of 86. Predeceased by his wife of 49 years, Susan, his parents Margaret and James and brothers William and Paul. Beloved father of Faye (Mario), Jane, Elizabeth (Grant) and Ann (Don). Cherished G-Dad of Matt (Jayme), Andrew, Emily, Nick, Mike, Katy, Daniel, Sarah and Isaac. He was a kind and gentle man who touched everyone he knew and he will be deeply missed by all. A special thank you to the wonderful doctors and nurses at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for all their kindness and support. A memorial service will take place at 11am on Saturday February 25, 2023 at THORNTON FUNERAL CENTRE, 1200 Thornton Road North, Oshawa, 905-579-6787. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Sick Kids Foundation.