Berdan-Donald Vincent of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Sunday, March 29th, 2015, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Vivian Joyce (Gorton) Berdan and loved father of Nancy Cole (Barry) and Sharon Pfeffer (Ken), all of St. Thomas. Dear step-father of Brian Cohoe (Marney) of B.C., Gary Cohoe of B.C., Kathye Cohoe of Atlanta, Stephen Cohoe and Elsa of London and Cheryl Ford of Aylmer. Dear brother of the late Jean Berdan and half -brother of James Grimes. Sadly missed by a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear nephew of Jenny Clarke. Don was born in Southwold on July 25th, 1927, the son of the late George and Elizabeth (McGuinnes) Berdan. He worked for the New York Central Railway and then for 30 years for Gorman Rupp. He belonged to a number of R.V. Clubs.
The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 3:00 p.m. Visitation at the funeral home Thursday from 1-3 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Remembrances may be made to the charity of choice.