Speers, Ralph Gordon

Speers-Ralph Gordon of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Friday, April 1st, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 70. Dearly loved husband of Betty (Fowler) Speers and loved father of Patricia Tunks and Eddie Speers (Annalisa) and dear step-father of Debbie, Roni, Derryl (Sandi), Renee (Stewart) and Gina (Lori). Dear brother of Linda Doan (Martin), Carol Hoekstra and Brian Speers. Predeceased by 2 sisters Sharon and Janice. Sadly missed by a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Ralph was born in Paris, Ontario on July 8th, 1945, the son of the late Gordon and Helen (Potruff) Speers. He was retired from Ford, Talbotville. Ralph was a member of the C.A.W. and a former member of the Legion. He had volunteered for Meals on Wheels.

A private family service will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., Thomas on Tuesday afternoon. Cremation to follow, with interment of ashes in Elmdale Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Remembrances may be made to the Kidney Foundation (Dialysis Research) or to Pet Friends for Life. Condolences may be sent to ahughson@execulink.com.

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  1. Joanne Hillman Mizon

    Oh my, such a gentle soul, RIP Ralph, always a smile.

  2. God speed Ralph, may you be at ever lasting peace….