BEALS: Edward Murray (Ret. CD)….. After a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his family at his home on Sunday, June 23, 2013, Ed Beals of London in his 69th year. He is survived by his loving wife Catherine (Mitchell) Beals and his children Cathy Beals (Greg), Sean Beals, Shannon Beals, Donna Leonard, Clayton Leonard (Tania) and Melissa Laframboise (Ted). Loving grandfather of Jessica, Dawson, Makayla, Zachary, Bella and Maverick. Dear brother of John and Neil. Also missed by his brothers and sisters in law and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents Elaine and Murray, siblings Norma, Margaret and Charles. Special companion Zeke the dog. Ed served for 28 years in the Canadian Armed Forces with the Lord Strathcona`s Horse, Royal Canadian Dragoons, 1st Hussars and 8th Hussars. He will be fondly remembered by many brothers in arms. The family would like to thank the caring and support given to Ed by Dr. Kirk Hamilton and the “team” from VON.
Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Ed’s life will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013 from 1-3pm at 47 Cayuga Court, London. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Canadian Hero Fund, 55 Bloor Street West, PO Box 19532, Toronto, ON M4W 3T9 or www.herofund.ca A. Millard George Funeral Home, entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com