Colbert, William Henry

March 2nd, 2016

Peacefully at University Hospital on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016, William Henry “Bill” Colbert of London in his 85th year.  Cherished husband of the late Marie Colbert.  Devoted father of Diane Colbert, Sharon McCutcheon (Don) and Linda Vignale (Blaine).  Loving grandfather of Matthew and Andrew Vignale and Emily Colbert.  Special thanks to the Nursing Staff at the Trauma Unit at University Hospital.  A memorial visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday, March 4th, 2016 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. As the Hospice was a charity close to Bill’s heart, the family is requesting donations be made to St. Joseph’s Hospice (London) in lieu of flowers.  

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John and Laurie BanterDiane, Sharon , Linda and Family, we are sorry to hear of your Dad's passing, he has had such a hard time since Marie past on and now they are together again. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, unfortunately we will be unable to attend the visitation on Friday, but I understand there is a possibility of a get together at a later date and hopefully we can attend then.
Bobbie and PaulDear Diane, Sharon , Linda and families: Sorry to hear of your Dad's passing but it a blessing and now he is at at peace and pain free. He has struggled a great deal since your Mum 's death and we are certain he is happy to be reunited with her. They were good neighbours and we still miss them. Unfurtuneately we are unable to attend the service but hopefully we will see you when we return the end of March. Our deepest sympathy to all. We toasted him with a scotch last night. Sincerely, Bobbie and Paul
Aunt Dolly and MaryDear Linda, Sharon and Diane... love to all at this difficult time. Bill had a hard fight since Marie passed and we're sure he is at peace now and back with his love of his life, Marie. Love to all and we'll see you this afternoon.
Sharon KeithBill was a true gentleman, a caring father, a generous host, an ethical and astute businessman. I echo the thoughts of others that he will be happy to be reunited with his beloved Marie. It is sad that he is gone. The world could use more men like Bill. But the thought that he will not again be separated from Marie is quite beautiful to contemplate.
Cathie RutterDear Diane, Sharon and Linda: I will forever hold fond memories of your dad. I know that he struggled so, after Marie passed. I can imagine them both now, smiling and laughing together. Two of my most cherished friends. Hugs to everyone (spouses and grandchildren) and especially Emily, with whom I've shared fun times in her younger days. A sad time for all but you have some great memories.
Joanne HattDiane, Sharon, Linda and families. Please know how sorry I was to hear about your dad's passing. I take comfort in knowing how happy your mom and dad are to be together again. They were an amazing couple and great friends. Joanne Hatt
Nancy ColbertSo sorry for your loss. Met Bill and Marie late in their life while doing family research. Very warm and welcoming couple.
Michael Arts & StaffDiane, Sharon, and Linda We are all very sorry to hear about your loss. Please accept our sincerest sympathies to you and your families in the loss of your Dad and Grandfather. Bill was a great man and will be missed. Sincerely, Mike & Staff
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