It is with heavy hearts and souls that we announce the passing of Vince with his family at his bedside at the Sault Area Hospital on Monday, January 6, 2020 at the age of 69.

Loving husband of 43 years to Linda. Predeceased by his parents Barbara and Vince Hladki. Son-in-law of the late Joyce and Sonny Merolini. Cherished brother of Richard (Donna) and George (Pina). Brother-in-law of Joanne Barton (late Gary) and Sally Lillie (Randy). Loved uncle to Allison Merena (Artur), Robert Hladki (Emily), Joseph Barton (Kaitlin), Jessica Rutland (Tanner), Mikayla Lillie (Marcus) and Krystina Pino (Justin). Great uncle to Jeff and Nikka Merena and Nate and Sienna Pino. Special “Vincee Poo” to Hendrik and Evelyn Fraser and Willa and Cora Parent. Fur dad to Oliver.

Family and friends are invited to visit the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton and Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington Street East 705-759-2522) on Thursday January 9, 2020 from 3:30 pm. to 6:30 pm. Funeral Service to follow in the chapel at 7:00 pm.

Please visit Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.

Memorial contributions to the Sault Area Hospital — Intensive Care Unit (payable by cheque) would be appreciated by the family.

There are no words to express our deepest appreciation for the extraordinary care, dignity, courtesy and compassion shown to our Vince and his family. A special thank you to Dr. DiFabio, Dr. Ghosh, Dr. Landry and the wonderful staff in the I.C.U.