Cresswell, Dr. William

Cresswell, Dr. William of Aylmer passed away at Norfolk General Hospital on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in his 91st year. Beloved husband of the late Jean (Eberle) Cresswell(2011). Dear father of David Cresswell(Gail), Deborah Woods, Robert Cresswell(Joan) and Paul Cresswell. Loving grandfather of Tracy, Ryan, Mellissa, Kimberly, Jennifer, David, Carrie, Gregory, Laura, Jamie, Natalie. Great-grandfather of Rowan, Colton, Torin and Carys. Dear brother of the late Harry Cresswell and the late Victoria Wood. Loved by numerous nieces and nephews. Born in Toronto on February 18, 1926, son of the late William Henry and Wellahelmena (Hislop) Cresswell. He graduated the Ontario Veterinary College at Guelph in 1948. Bill started the Aylmer Veterinary Clinic in 1949. Bill was active in the Aylmer community and enjoyed curling, golfing, his cottage at Long Point Beach, and winters in Florida. He was a founder of Pleasant Valley Golf Club and the Aylmer Curling Club. He was Past Master of Maladide Masonic Lodge 140. Bill was member of Scottish Rite, Mocha Temple, Aylmer and Tillsonburg Shrine Clubs, Whitefish Bar Club, the Aylmer Baptist Church and Past President and Life Member the Aylmer Optimist Club. He was president of the Ontario Municipal Electrical Assoc. and the Ontario Water Works Assoc. Friends may call at the H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Thursday 7-9 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Masonic Service Friday at 6:45 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the Aylmer Baptist Church on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 11:00 am. Interment, Aylmer Cemetery.
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  1. Andrea Brewer

    So sorry for your loss Jennifer, thinking of you and your family.

  2. Trisha Zimmer Davis

    Thinking of you guys Jennifer Cook Rose❤️

  3. Debbie Masschaele

    Thinking of you and your family with sympathy.