Passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by the love of his family, on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at the age of 90.
Dearly loved husband of Jocelyn. Loving father of Cole (Tracy), Mark (Doreen) and David (Sylvana). Cherished grandfather of 5 and great grandfather of 8.
Survived by his brother Bill (Hilda) and predeceased by his brother Don (Maxine).
Neil was a paper mill worker for over 30 years as a timber cruiser, design draftsman and predictive maintenance supervisor. He played a very active role in the community as a member of the board at the P.U.C. for over 30 years, Boy Scout leader, Holy Trinity Church and CARA Community.
He loved hunting, fishing and spending summers at Trout Lake and the winters in Florida. Bee keeping, making honey, gardening and tapping trees to make maple syrup were some of his hobbies.
Friends are invited to visit at Holy Trinity Church on Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Thursday morning from 9:00 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. with Venerable William Stadnyk officiating. A reception will follow at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 705-945-7758).