Michael Richard Dewan passed away peacefully on April 18, 2018 surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Jo Anne Dewan (Dickie); father to Mark of Stratford, Lori Evans (Nigel) of London, Steven (Karie) of Oakland, California and Jennifer (Jean-Paul) of Richmond Hill, and last but not least, his treasured dog Spotty. Grandpa will be missed by grandchildren Lauren, Jack and Abby Evans, Nathan and Alex Dewan, and Kyla and Nolan Morson. He is the beloved brother of Denise Resnick (Kirk), Terry Dewan (Deborah) and Sharon Dewan, as well as brother-in-law to Ted Dickie (Carolyn) and Tom Dickie. He was predeceased by his aunt and uncle who raised him, Julia and Hugh Toohey, his mother Gwendolyn Resnick and step-father Lew Resnick, and his father William Dewan.  Michael was a teacher and then principal with the Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board for 30 years. He was happiest at the family cottage on Lake Muskoka, “swimming, sailing and sunbathing”. He had a love of music. Michael loved spending time with his grandchildren and travelling since his retirement.  Visitation will take place at W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron St., Stratford on Sunday, April 22 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, April 23 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church,  96 Huron St, Stratford. Reception to be held in the Parish Hall.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Michael Dewan Memorial Scholarship Fund (cheques payable to Young Memorials) and to the Heart and Stroke foundation through the funeral Home.  519.271.7411  www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com

Service Information

Visitation
Sunday, April 22, 2018
from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.
W.G. Young Funeral Home

Funeral Mass
Monday, April 23rd at 11 a.m.
St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church
96 Huron Street, Stratford

Reception
St. Joseph’s Church Parish Hall

Memorial Donations
Michael Dewan Scholarship Fund (cheques payable to Young Memorials)
Heart & Stroke Foundation

 

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