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John "Hector" Dewar
Friday, July 28, 2017
at age
95
VISITATION

Friday, September 1st 2017 from 11-11:30a.m.

SERVICE

Friday, September 1st, 2017 at 11:30a.m.

CREMATION

Riverside Crematorium

ANNOUNCEMENT

Reception to follow service at Grace United Church.

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DEWAR, John Hector – Hector peacefully passed away with his son Gavin by his side at the Hamilton General Hospital on Friday, July 28th 2017 in his 96th year. Beloved Husband to his first wife Isabel (Schaefer); dear Father to his two sons Gavin Dewar of Hamilton and Dennis (MaryAnne) Dewar of Thunder Bay. Cherished Grandfather to his grandson Jonathan Dewar of Thunder Bay. He is also survived by his step-daughter Nancy (Larry) Cook and step-granddaughter Stacey Cook and many nieces and nephews. Hector is predeceased by his parents John and Winnie Dewar; brothers Donald, Robert, Andrew, and Kenneth Dewar; sisters Freda Morrell, Jean Tripp, Vera Blackshaw, Margaret McCrae and Ruth Anne Dewar and second wife Verna (Hutchinson). Hector will be missed by his family and friends. He always was quick with a joke and a smile on his face. They will remember him as a mentor, a leader, a story teller and a man who would give the shirt off his back. His Kiwanis Lodge buddy’s will remember him as the “King of the fruitcakes”. Cremation has taken place. A viewing and memorial service will take place September 1st at 11:00 am at the Grace United Church 350 Grove Street E. Barrie, Ontario. Lunch will be provided after the service followed by the internment at Innisvale Cemetery, Thornton, Ontario. Should friends desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Grace United Church or to a charity of their choice. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.funeralhome.on.ca

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