KELEHER, Ross S. of St. Thomas passed away on Tuesday July 16, 2013 at the Stratford General Hospital in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Janet (Hart) Keleher and loved step-father of Laurie Findlay- Walzak of St. Thomas and Claudia Gunning (George Eastbury) of St. Thomas. Survived by brothers Bev and Frank of Guelph and sister Jean of Meaford. Loved grandfather of Shannon (Chris Wittland) and Gerry (Kathie) Findlay. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and brothers and sisters in laws. Ross was born Aug. 15, 1935 in Guelph. He worked for Timken. Cremation has taken place.
A Private family service will be held at a later date. Donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Williams Funeral Home 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas entrusted with the arrangements
The Williams Funeral Home was founded in 1893 by P.R. Williams and is one of the oldest Funeral businesses in the province. Over the next seven decades the business was passed down through several generations in the Williams Family. In the eariler years they occupied a number of different buildings along Talbot Street and in 1929 they purchased the building at 45 Elgin Street, from which they still operate.
In 1966, Gordon Hughson, who had operated the Hughson Funeral Home in Aylmer for the previous twenty one years, purchased the funeral home and continued the long tradition of dedication and service. Currently, the funeral home is operated by his sons, Allan and Gary Hughson.