Gatenby, Edward ‘Ted”

Gatenby-Edward ‘Ted” of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital at the age of 80. Dearly loved husband of Marlynn (Killby) Gatenby. Loved father of Michael Gatenby of St. Thomas, David Gatenby (Effie) of Sutton and Michelle Benedek (Greg) of St. Thomas. Dear brother of Marjorie Scarborough of London. Predeceased by sisters Florence Van Valkenburg and May McColman and brothers Sidney, Jack and Bill Gatenby. Cherished grandfather of Jeremy, Jordan (Ashley), Shelby and Brooke and great grandfather of Waylon. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Ted was born in Stratford on January 26th, 1936, the son of the late Sydney and Adelaide (Silk) Gatenby. He was retired from the City of London.
A public Memorial service to celebrate Ted’s life will be held on Monday at 3:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas. Visitation at the funeral home on Monday from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Condolences may be sent to

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  1. marlynn Sorry to hear about your husband.Remember my husband Bill Ware
    Canadian Admiral in the 50’s

  2. We are saddened to hear of the loss of Ted. Our hearts go out to Marley and the entire family.
    Love Terry and Virginia Leighton
    Lighthouse Cove