Chapple, William Alfred “Bill” of St. Thomas and formerly of Montreal, passed away on Monday, September 2nd, 2013, at the L.H.S.C., in his 71st year. Beloved husband of Francine (Lamarre) Chapple and dearly loved father of Donald Chapple of Ingersoll and Heidi and her husband Najib Azouri of St. Thomas. Dear brother of Lillian ( late Joe) Janacek, Joan (late Frank) Higginbottom of Mississauga, Miriam Miller (late Jim) of Burlington , late Jim Chapple and Ken (Debra) Chapple of Toronto. Dear grandfather of Claira and Paul Azouri and Nicole and William Chapple. Predeceased by a nephew Bob Janacek. Sadly missed by a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. Bill was born in Montreal, Quebec on June 6th, 1943, the son of the late Charles and Ruth (Penner) Chapple. He was a retired lithographer in Montreal and London. He was a former member of the Kingsville and St. Thomas Golf Clubs.
The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Donations may be made to the London Regional Cancer Centre. The family would like to take this opportunity to extend their sincere thanks to Dr. Mary MacKenzie, Dr. Catroana Andrews and Nurse Fiona Barnham. Special thanks also to Nurse Debbie Kostyria for her incredible intuition and Nurse Elaine from C.C.A.C.