Miles Gordon Browning, age 78, of Stratford formerly of Brantford passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 20, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Barrie, Ontario only child of the late Sidney and Maria (Coulson) Browning. Predeceased by his loving wife, Caryl Ann (MacLean) Browning (February 2007). Cherished father of Heather Browning, Nancy Browning and partner Norman Lowe, Julia Opie and husband Peter and Susan Browning and partner Quincy Wilker. Proud grandfather of Benjamin, Sarah, Alicia, Bronwyn and Katie. Miles will be fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Janice MacLean. He will be dearly missed by his best friend Nancy Mitchell. Miles began his teaching career in Kapuskasing, Ontario in 1959 and continued with the Brant County Board of Education for over 30 years. Miles was a member of St. Andrews United Church in Brantford, past president of the Brantford Teachers Credit Union and a very active member of the Kiwanis Club of Grand River, serving as club president (2003-2004). Moving to Stratford in 2006, Miles became active in the community, joining Central United Church, Kiwanis Club of Stratford and delivering Meals on Wheels. Dad enjoyed meeting new people and learning about their lives. He loved a good joke and telling true stories with a glint in his eye. Friends and family may call at the W. G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Monday, December 28, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Avondale United Church, 194 Avondale Avenue, Stratford. In lieu of flowers and as expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Kiwanis Club of Stratford, Stratford General Hospital Foundation or the LHSC- Critical Care Trauma Centre through the funeral home. 519.271.7411 www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
Monday, December 28, 2015
2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
W.G. Young Funeral Home
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.
Avondale United Church
194 Avondale Ave., Stratford
Avondale United Church Hall
Kiwanis Club of Stratford
Stratford General Hospital Foundation
LHSC – Critical Care Trauma Centre