William Gary Browne, age 77 of Stratford, passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on April 24, 2018. Born in Newmarket, son of the late William & Dora (Riddell) Browne. Beloved husband and best friend of Dianne (nee Fox) after 56 years of marriage. Loved Father of James and wife Susan (Breanna, Kaleigh) of Sault Ste. Marie, Steven and wife Alena (Saige, Sydney, Cadence) of Kitchener, Karen and Michael Hudson (Carter, Maxwell, Jack) of Atlanta GA, Jennifer and Franco Dassie (Gabriel, Matteo, Maddalena) of Stratford. Brother to Robert and Alba of Costa Rica, Ronald and (predeceased) wife Minnie of Keswick and Tom of Downsview, many cherished nieces and nephews.
Gary’s devotion and selflessness towards his family, grandchildren and friends was evident to all, even in his final moments. His integrity and honesty were the cornerstones of his beliefs. Gary retired from the Royal Bank of Canada after 30 years as Regional Manager of Central ON. He was an avid fisherman and loved a game of cards.
Thanks to ALL of the Doctors, nurses and support staff who were instrumental in making Gary’s last moments comfortable and peaceful.
A private family interment service will take place at Avondale Cemetery at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the McMaster University Boris Clinic (Rapid Assessment Clinic), Prostate Cancer Canada, Stratford General Hospital, 155 Borden Gray GC Squadron Royal Canadian Air Cadets http://155aircadets.com or a charity of one’s choice through the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford. 519.271.7411
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