Benjamin Eric Thistle, age 35, of Stratford, passed away suddenly at home on February 1, 2022. Born in Stratford, son of Gary Thistle (Darlene) of Tavistock and the late Ann Thistle. 

Ben is the loving father of son Desmond. Brother of Dan (Melissa), Steve (Jenn); step siblings Jason (Kate), Jessica (John). Also survived by 7 nieces, 5 nephews, 1 great nephew and several aunts, uncles and cousins. 

Ben loved playing hockey, baseball and video games with his son Desmond. He worked in the kitchen at Swiss Chalet for many years and as of late was working with his dad at Lange Brothers doing lawn maintenance. 

A celebration of Ben’s life will be held at Upper Queens Park, Saturday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations in Ben’s memory may be made to a Trust Fund for Desmond (cheques payable to Young Memorials) or etransfer at Funeral arrangements entrusted to the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford. 519.271.7411

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      Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T7

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