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Deyell, William (Bill) (Died)
appeared in Oakville Beaver, 6 Mar 2013, p. 31
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DEYELL, William (Bill) - I t i s w i t h great sadness that the family of William (Bill) Deyell announce his death on Tuesday February 26th, 2013. Bill is survived by his loving wife, Joan, of 56 years, a resident of Fosterbrooke Longterm Care, children David of Burlington, Laura (Bob) McClelland of Bowmanville, and Matt (Nicki) of Oakville. He will be sadly missed by grandchildren A m y, E l i z a , O l i v i a , N a t a l i e a n d Christopher who were the light of Grandpa's life. Bill was a loving brother to sister Barb McCauley of Oakville and Joan Rook-Green (predeceased). Bill grew up in Peterborough, before launching a 35 year career with United CoOperatives (Co-op) of Ontario that t o o k h i m t o G r a s s h i l l , L i n d s a y, U x b r i d g e , C h a t h a m , H a n o v e r, London and Oakville. After retirement in 1989 Bill became the Executive Director of United Way Oakville and the founding Director of the Community Foundation of Oakville. He joined the Farm Marketing Board in 1990. Bill has been an active church member since marrying Joan, most recently at St Paul's United Church in Bowmanville. He was a committed volunteer over the years, most recently with Community Care in Durham and the Family Council at Fosterbrooke. Bill remained a deeply devoted husband through Joan's Alzheimer's journey. She is the love of his life. Bill always showed a great interest in all the people he met and was happiest when surrounded by family. He lived his l i f e w i t h i n t e g r i t y, g e n e r o s i t y, gratitude and faith. Visitation was h e l d a t t h e N O RT H C U T T E L L I OT T FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. Bowmanville, on Friday March 1st, 2013. A Memorial Service was held a t S T. PA U L' S U N I T E D C H U R C H , Bowmanville on Saturday March 2nd, 2013 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to St. Paul's United Church Memorial Fund, Community Care or The Alzheimer's Society. www.northcuttelliott.com.

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6 Mar 2013
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26 Feb 2013
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
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Deyell, William (Bill) (Died)