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William Lorence Stubbert

William Lorence Stubbert

Born In: Sydney Mines

Passed in: Guelph, Canada
Passed on: November 19th, 2013

William Lorence Stubbert of Guelph, Ont., passed away at home on Nov. 19, 2013, of ALS.
William was born in Sydney Mines, N.S. He joined the Ontario Regiment of the Canadian Armoured Brigade in 1940 and was a dispatch rider during the Second World War. He saw action in North Africa, Sicily, Italy and Holland. When he returned home to Cape Breton, he met his wife Kathleen and they settled in Ontario.
William worked for Canadian General Electric for 37 years. He primarily worked as a supervisor in the Guelph plant and a field supervisor in the Toronto office. He enjoyed woodworking, renovating, reading and writing and was committed to daily acts of kindness. He was also actively involved in the board management of the church and he served as the Noble Grand for the IOOF Guelph Lodge for two terms.
William is survived by his wife, Kathleen and his children, James, Heather (James Lethbridge), Mark (Sandra Stubbert) and Dana (Robin Stubbert); his grandchildren, Jennie Link, Kaitlin Peaker, Krista Plewes and Jack Stubbert; his great-grandchildren, Sophie Scudetto, Benjamin Peaker, Stephanie Plewes, and Lauren Peaker; his siblings, Orville Stubbert, Yvonne Johnston, Elaine Blagdon and George Stubbert; sisters-in-law, Jeanette Crane (Bernard Crane), Gwendolyn Butts; and several loving nieces and nephews.
William was preceded in death by his parents, William and Florence, six sisters, Louise, Marcella, Sylvia, Gloria, Isabelle and Bernadette. Also, by his loving granddaughter, Stephanie Kathleen Stubbert.
The funeral service will be held at Westminster St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 206 Victoria Rd. North, Guelph, on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. Rev. Karla Wubbenhorst will be officiating. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life reception will be held following the service at The Guelph Country Club.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Westminister St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church or to ALS Canada.
Arrangements entrusted to the Gilchrist Chapel McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi St., Guelph, 519-824-0031. We invite you to leave your condolences and donations o,line at www.gilchristchapel.com.
The family of William Stubbert wishes to thank Dr. Ellen Pavanel, Dr. Ranjit Singh, Dr. Chan and Dr. Peter Somerville of Guelph. Also, special thanks to Veterans Canada, CCAC, and Bayshore Home Health. William’s wish to die at home would not have been fulfilled without their help.


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