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Sandy (Joseph) 'Soupy' Devison

Sandy (Joseph) 'Soupy' Devison

Lieu de décès : Hamilton, Canada
Date de décès : 11 janvier 2014

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Hamilton General Hospital on January 11, 2014 in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Linda Devison of Dundas. Loving father of Martha and her husband Bill Robinson; George Devison and his wife Darlene; and Michelle Clark. Treasured grandfather of Steven (Nikki) Traver; Danielle & Korri Robinson; Lyndsay (Kyle) and baby-to-be Prytula; Justine Devison; and Lane, Chloe and Drew Clark. Proud Great-Grandpa of Reece and Kayden Traver. Lovingly remembered by his sister Yvonne (Roy) Jones, his Uncle Donald Slattery, his sisters-in-law Fran Rempfer and Nancy (Val) Nugent and their families. Predeceased by his father Hector Devison, his mother Martha and step-father Sam Westcott, mother- and father-in-law Marjorie and Albert Child, his brothers-in-law Bill Rempfer and Albert Child. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews and their families. He will also be remembered by his Devison and Slattery cousins; and his first wife's family, the Donovans. Sandy was a proud "Cape Bretoner" born in Glace Bay, N.S. He worked at Reid Press prior to becoming the "King of Pizza" in Hamilton's west end for 19 years (1961-1980); and was an independent sales rep. for various florist wholesalers (Westbrook Floral, Action Imports, Sums) for 23 years. Sandy was an active member of the Hamilton Air Force Association, former member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 38 in Sydney, N.S. He was actively involved during the 60's and 70's with the Westinghouse Old Boys' Hockey Association, Hamilton Police Minor, and Alexander Park Association; in the 70's and 80's he served as Coach and General Manager of the Dundas Blues Jr. B Hockey Club; he was a Coach, Convenor, and Director of the Canusa Games for 30 years during the 60's, 70's and 80's. His leisure hours were spent in hockey arenas throughout the country; he also enjoyed baseball, golf, dancing and spending what time he could at his greatest love - his bungalow "right on the ocean" at Mira Gut, Cape Breton for 30 years. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday afternoon and evening from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home 53 Main Street, Dundas where Sandy's Service will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. It was Sandy's wish that any in Memoriam donations be made to Parkinson Society Canada or McMaster Children's Hospital Foundation.
"His smile and spirit will live on in our hearts and minds forever!"
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