After a lengthy illness, passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus, with his loving family by his side at Sault Area Hospital on May 5, 2019 at the age of 83.
Born in Sault Ste. Marie on July 23, 1935. Survived by his loving and devoted wife, Pamela. Lovingly remembered by his children, Gary, Valerie Carlson (James) and Jeff (Barb). Cherished grandfather of Kristen Hawdon (Brian) & Michael Carlson, Kris (Megan), Kyle (Shannon) and Kevin (Arla). Adored great grandfather of Mikaela & Rowen Hawdon, Kasey & Kaleb Rooley, Kirk, Nakomii, Natirii & Kodan Rooley. Brother of Jan Latimer, Louis Rooley, late Genevieve, late Art, late Bob and late Lucy. Son of the late Arthur and Margaret Rooley. Brother in law of Hayward Tucker (Darlene), Garfield Tucker (Linda), Cecil Tucker (Gayle), Pauline McKay (George), Gert Caron (Garry), Ruth Charette (Yvon), Betty Nichol and Bev Drodge (Jeff). He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to thank Dr. J and the nursing staff on 3C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Camp Aush-Bik-Koong or the charity of your choice.
Family and friends are invited to the visitation on Saturday May 11, 2019 at Bethel Bible Chapel (686 Black Rd, Sault Ste. Marie, ON) from 11-1 p.m. Service to follow at 1 p.m. Mr. Jim Tulloch officiating. Luncheon to follow. Burial will take place at Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 215 St. James St, 705-759-8456.