McBain, Eric Marshall

McBain, Eric Marshall

November 5th, 2015

Peacefully passed away with family by his side at University Hospital on Thursday, November 5, 2015. He was born on November 3, 1923, in Peterborough, Ontario. Predeceased by his wife Jean (née Kohl), and his brother Lawrence McBain. Dear brother-in-law of Eylene Martin (née Kohl). Eric was a beloved uncle and will be forever in the hearts of his nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews, cousins, friends and special companion, Ruth Metcalfe, and her family. Eric served in the Navy from 1939-1945, then continued his career as an arc welder. The family will be forever grateful for the professional care and infinite acts of kindness by staff of the Medicine, Surgical, ICU and Palliative Teams at University Hospital. A special thank you to Eric’s family physician, Dr. R. Crabbe and his staff for the wonderful care they provided. Friends will be received on Sunday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral will be conducted in the chapel on Monday, November 9, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Eric are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society or Parkinson Society Canada.

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Lee VanLieshoutIt is with a heavy heart to find out that we jhave lost Eric.He was a wonderfull man, not only was he a client of mine ,we also had become good friends. I will miss him. My heart goes out to all his family and friends. Lee Van Lieshout Country Lane Landscaping
Kathy and Bob PakenhamWe are saddend to hear of Eric's passing . We came to know and appreciate both him and Ruth many years ago as friends of his fine brother, Lawrence. Our sympathies at this difficult time.Sincerely, Kathy and Bob
Norma ClareDear Ruth - Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of Eric. He truly was a special person! Our caring thoughts are with you during this very difficult time. Sincerely, Bill and Norma Clare
IreneMy condolences to Eric's Family on his passing. He was a gentle and caring man and I know he will be dearly missed by everyone. Irene
Lauren Binette (ne McBain)To Ruth, and to those closest to my Uncle Eric, I pray you find comfort in the knowledge of a beautiful life well lived, by a man who loved well, and was loved much... by many. Even those distant family members like me, -who knew him least- knew that with Eric in the family, we were blessed. With love, Lauren, Mark and Sarah Binette
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