It is with heavy hearts that we announce the end of David’s life journey after a very courageous fight with cancer. David passed away peacefully with family and best friends Donnie and Carolyn by his side at home on Friday, April 24, 2015. He was born in Middleton Nova Scotia, son of the late Harold and Mabel Greene. David will be extremely missed by his best friend and the love of his life, his wife Catherine (Schneider) Greene of Mitchell. He will be sadly missed by his children David Jr Greene of Guelph, Tammy (Jamie) Mcintosh of Stratford and Patricia (Marty) Ziegler-Ignor of Kitchener, as well as grandchildren, Jacob Greene, Nicole and Stacey Mcintosh, Addyson and Rylee Ignor. Survived by brothers Harold (Gene) Greene, Clark (Myrna) Greene; sisters Judy (Malcolm) Mackenzie, June Pigeon, an uncle Fred (Edie) Greene and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents and granddaughter Nevaeh Ignor. David was a hard working businessman from 1959 to 2015 when he retired. He had a great love of music from Jazz, Blues, Rock and Roll and Country, attending many concerts over his lifetime. He enjoyed gardening, travelling, photography, hunting, fishing and had a great sense of fashion, loving clothes. He was a diehard Toronto Maple Leaf fan. David’s family will receive relatives and friends at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Tuesday, April 28, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 29 at 11:00 a.m. A family interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Stratford General Hospital Chemo Unit through the funeral home. 519.271.7411 www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com. The family wishes to express gratitude to Dr. Hanns, Dr. Macdonald and Dr. Martin; nurses Dorry and Karen and a special thanks to home nurse Val for her care and compassion. “If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane, we would walk right up to heaven and bring you home again”. You’re our hero, forever in our hearts!!!!
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
W.G. Young Funeral Home
W.G. Young Funeral Home Reception Centre
New Hamburg, Ontario
Stratford General Hospital Chemo Unit