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George Edward Fennell
Callsign: VE3JTWDied: 1986 01 07


Passed away peacefully at McMaster University Medical Centre on Tuesday, January 7, 1986, George Edward Fennell, of Hamilton, beloved husband of Kay and predeceased by his first wife, Florence. Dear father of Robert and Marie of Hamilton, Jackie and her husband, Mario Carpino of Burlington. Dear grandfather of Amanda, Sarah, Jason and Mark; stepfather to Anne and her husband, Larry Gibson, and Donald Shutler; dear step-grandfather to Lisa, Amanda and Matthew. Survived by his mother, Alice Fennell of Hamilton. Retired employee of International Harvester, member of Hamilton Steelworkers Retired Members Club, member of the Royal Canadian Legion #163 and member of the Hamilton Amateur Radio Club. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. At the SWACKHAMER & HILTS-BLACHFORD & WRAY FUNERAL HOME, 1341 Main Street West. Service in the Chapel on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Interment Eastlawn Cemetery. If so desired, as an expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart Fund would be appreciated by the family.

Derrick Fielding
Callsign: VE3FDIDied: 1998 08 29


Suddenly on Saturday, August 29, 1998, at the age of 81. Beloved husband of the late Louise. Loving father of Stephen and his wife Lynn, Susan and her husband Doug Dolson, Pearl and her husband Ronald Serkies, William, Raymond, and Kenneth and his wife Sandra. Will be fondly remembered by his grandchildren, Richard, Seneca, Andrea, Melissa, Jennifer, Kristy, David, Benjamin, Kyle and Emily-Ann. Will be sadly missed by relatives in England and Australia. Derrick was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church. Friends may call at the J.B. MARLATT FUNERAL HOME, 615 Main Street East (east of Sanford), Monday and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Service in the Marlatt Memorial Chapel Wednesday, September 2, 1998 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family.

Donald Lawrence Finlayson
Callsign: VE3JUODied: 1999 10 08


Suddenly at home in Meaford on Friday, October 8, 1999, Don Finlayson, in his 81st year,. Beloved husband of the former Bernice Ferguson and devoted father of Janet and Frank Bassingthwaite, of Meaford, Barbara Blackport, of Stony Plain, Alberta and Donna and Tim Durant of Dundas. Predeceased by a son, Donald Frederick Finlayson (1956), a son-in-law, Douglas Blackport and a sister, Laura. Sadly missed by his grandhcildren Don Bassingthwaite, Jeananne (Mrs. Joel Gilchrist), Mark Bassingthwaite, Jamie Blackport, Brian Blackport and his wife Connie, Janine and Michelle Durant and great-granddaughter Tiashya Blackport. Don served in the American Army of Occupation stationed in Italy (1944-1946). He apprenticed as a tool and dye maker and was employed by Westinghouse (Hamilton) for 33 years in the manufacturing engineering department. He was an active member of St. Paul’s United Church in Dundas and in h is retirement years he was a faithful member of Knox Presbyterian Church in Meaford. Don was an avid amateur radio operator (VE3 JUO) who enjoyed entertaining the neighborhood children each Christmas Eve with messages from Santa. The funeral service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church in Meaford on Tuesday, October 12th at 3:00 p.m. Prior to the service, Grey Chapter #170 Flersherton Order of the Eastern Star will hold a memorial service at 2:30 p.m. Followed by a service by Pythagoras Lodge A.F. & A.M. #137 F.R.C. A time of fellowship will be held at the church following the services. Interment of ashes will take place at Grove Cemetery, Dundas. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Albert Victor “Vic” Forde
Callsign: VE3HPDDied: 2015 04 21


Suddenly at his home on April 21st, 2015 in his 93rd year. Beloved husband to Janet for 66 years. Loving father to Elizabeth Bourns (Brian) and to the late Wendy. Cherished “Grennen” to Colin (Serena) and Karen and great grandfather to Evan. Predeceased by his brothers Henry, Lloyd and Wilf. He will be missed by all his extended family and close friends. Vic was a proud WWII veteran and was a long time employee with the City of Hamilton. He enjoyed spending much of his time in amateur radio. His family will receive friends at the Cresmount Funeral Home, 322 Fennell Ave. E. on Thursday from 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Interment will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated.

Elton Burnett French
Callsign: VE3VJDied: 2000 04 14


At home, on Friday, April 14, 2000, In his 92nd year. Cherished husband of Hilda. Much loved father of Brian, Barry and his wife Sue. Dearest grandfather of Katelyn. Elton moved to Orkney in 1939 to live on the farm he loved so much. He was also an avid Ham Radio Operator (VE3VJ). At Elton’s request, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held. Arrangements entrusted to J.B. MARLATT, DUNDAS CHAPEL, 627-7452

He will be sadly missed by all
who loved him.

Carlton Louis Froman
Callsign: VE3OKADied: 2001 11 29


Peacefully at the Henderson General Hospital on Thursday, November 29, 2001, in his 91st year. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Froman. Dear father of Marianne Limoge and John and his wife Shirley. Loving grandfather of Wendy, Christopher, David and Michael. Mr. Froman was a longtime member of Branch 163 Royal Canadian Legion and Christ Church Woodburn. Friends may call at the CRESMOUNT FUNERAL HOME, 322 Fennell Avenue East, on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. The Funeral Service and Committal will be held in the Chapel of the Funeral Home on Monday at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. The family would like to extend their deepest thanks to the nurses and staff of Ward 498 Henderson for all their loving care.