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Published On: Fri, Sep 20th, 2013

Harvey, Walter

Harvey, Walter of St. Thomas and formerly of Toronto, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 84th year. Dearly loved husband of 63 years of Joyce (Findlay) Harvey and loved father of Wally De Sadeleer (late Paul) of Ottawa, Wendy Booth (Tony) of Pickering, Andrea Strachan (Harry) of Ashland, Ohio and Lezlie Simmons (Chuck) of St. Thomas. Sadly missed by 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Walter was born in  Detroit, Michigan on January 20th, 1930, the son of the late Charles and Mae (Christie) Harvey. He worked over 41 years for Comstock International, Toronto and was proud member of Union Local 46. Walter was a member of Bible Baptist Church.

The funeral service to celebrate Walter’s life will be held at the Bible Baptist Church, St. Thomas on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow in South Park Cemetery. Visitation at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to Bible Baptist Church.

About the Author

- Nathan is originally from Cardiff, Wales, and was imported to Canada as a internet mail order groom in 1998 and has managed to avoid deportation ever since. Even though sometimes mis-interpreted, possibly to retaining a Welsh accent, he continues to try his best to make a difference to the community he has grown to love.