Peacefully, sounded by the love of his family, on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice at the age of 86.

Cherished husband of Louise. Loving father of Marsha Merrick (late Bill), John Smith (Louise), Chris Smith, Valerie McCarnen (Randy), Gail Reed (late Wayne) (Shane Kelly).

Best Papa ever to Jennifer Pine (Corey), Melissa Merrick, Kendra Porath (Joe), Jason Reed (Melanie), Kim Jacobsen (Derek), Nancy Boudreault (Travis) and Adam McCarnen. Great Grandfather of Jessica Pine (Tyler), Aaron Pine, Rayanna Merrick, Kyle Jacobsen, Camron Reed, Cohen Reed, Isabella Porath, Avalyn Boudreault and Logan Boudreault. Great great grandfather of Seifer Pinder.

At Ken’s request there will be no funeral services. Cremation has taken place.

Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre 705-759-2522. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at