KIRBY, William A. (Bill)


Passed away peacefully at the age of 69 at the Sault Area Hospital on July 6, 2018.

Beloved husband of the late Louise Dubois.

Beloved father of Noreen Kirby (Trevor Tos) and much loved grandpa of Cassandra, Jack, Lindsay, Terrance, Pamela Favaro (Dan), Trevor Tos Jr. (T.J.) and Mathew Tos.

Great grandpa of Erin Favaro, Melaine Favaro, Ashton Tos.

He will also be missed by his extended family members Dean, Lynne, Greg and Mark.

William is predeceased by his parents, Daniel and Nora Kirby (Sweeney) of Ireland and his sister Patricia (Patsy) Abruzzo of Woodstock, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. Brother of Joseph (Jennifer) Kirby of Ireland, Eileen (Richard) King of Manchester, England.

He will be missed by his cousin Maureen (Jerry) Winchester of Grimsby, Ontario as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins in Canada, England and Ireland.

Bill will be missed by many dear friends.

Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will take place on Friday July 13, 2018 at O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 215 St. James Street (corner of Cathcart and St. James St) from 5-7 p.m.

The family would like to thank all the staff and doctors at Sault Area Hospital ICU for their compassion and care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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