Benjamin George Couchman, age 88, passed away peacefully at Greenwood Court, Stratford on January 6, 2016. He was born in Norfleet, England, son of the late Sydney and Elizabeth Couchman. Beloved husband for 48 years of Evelyn (McDougall). Loving father of Benjamin Jr. and Joseph (Karen). Grandfather of Darryl, Jared and Grace. He was predeceased by brothers Percy, Albert, James, Joseph and by a sister Lillian Acott. Benjamin served with the Royal Air Force from 1947-1952. He later worked at the Stratford General Hospital, Stratford City Hall and the Stratford Festival retiring in 1992. Friends and relatives may call at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Saturday, January 9, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Royal Canadian Legion will hold a service at 1:45 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Greenwood Court Chapel, 90 Greenwood Drive, Stratford on Sunday at 2 p.m. Rev. Elaine Clark-Sibbery will officiate. Interment at Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation through the funeral home. 519.271.7411 www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
Saturday, January 9, 2016
2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Royal Canadian Legion Service at 1:45 p.m.
Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
Greenwood Court Chapel
90 Greenwood Drive
4 Avondale Avenue
Heart and Stroke Foundation