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Thorpe, Fred (Died on 5 Dec 2010)
appeared in Oakville Beaver, 8 Dec 2010, p. 30


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THORPE, Fred Surrounded by his family on Sunday D e c e m b e r 5 , 2 0 1 0 a t O a k v i l l e - Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in his 79th y e a r. F r e d , B e l o v e d h u s b a n d o f Cynthia for 53 years. Proud father of David and his wife Sue, John and his w i fe Evange l ine , Andy and h is w i fe G e n e v i e v e a n d R o b a n d h i s w i f e Dianne. Loved grandfather of Kristen, A l l i son, James, Jack , L iam, Megan, Logan and Mya. Fred is survived by his younger brother Don and his wife Ang ie . F red l ed a fu l l l i f e cen tered around his family and friends and this was reflected in all aspects of his life. A f te r a 20 year career w i th Sa feco insurance , Fred le f t h is pos i t ion as C a n a d i a n M a r k e t i n g M a n a g e r t o p u rc h a s e U t t e r M o r r i s I n s u r a n c e B r o k e r s i n B u r l i n g t o n , w h i c h h e o p e r a t e d f o r 2 0 y e a r s a n d w h i c h remains family operated by two of his sons. His love of the outdoors instilled in h im a t an ea r l y age growing up exploring the coast of British Columbia was passed on to his children during h i s y e a r s a s a S c o u t l e a d e r, a n d through family canoeing tr ips to the i n t e r i o r o f A l g o n q u i n P a r k i n t h e s u m m e r, a n d c r o s s c o u n t r y a n d d o w n h i l l s k i t r i p s i n t h e w i n t e r. Throughout his l i fe he has a passion for gardening, and loved nothing better t han f am i l y ba rbeques i n h i s back yard . La te r in l i f e he deve loped a p a s s i o n f o r s t a i n e d g l a s s w h i c h became quite sought af ter by family and friends; as well he donated many p ieces to char i ty auct ions. Help ing others was a lifelong commitment and F r e d w a s a s u p p o r t e r o f m a n y char i t ies , a lways qu ick to he lp , but hesitant to take credit. As a long time s u p p o r t e r o f t h e F a r e S h a r e F o o d B a n k , a n y d o n a t i o n s t o t h i s o r a charity of your choice in memorandum wou ld be app rec i a t ed . A Memor i a l Service will be held at 1pm on Friday D e c e m b e r 1 0 , 2 0 1 0 a t S t . J u d e ' s Anglican Church , 160 William Street, Oakvi l le. Emai l condolences may be made through www.koprivataylor.com.


Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Obituaries
Date of Publication:
8 Dec 2010
Date Of Event:
5 Dec 2010
Last Name(s):
Thorpe
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.4473682625124
    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
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Thorpe, Fred (Died on 5 Dec 2010)