McCready , William  Donald

McCready , William Donald "Bill "

November 28th, 2016

Peacefully on Monday, November 28th, 2016 at The Village of Glendale Crossing, London, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Theresa “Terry” (née Markham) for 61 years. Born in Windsor in 1931 to Arley (née King) (1996) and William Osborne (1994) McCready. Bill and Terry moved to Chatham in 1957 where they raised their family and lived for 57 years before moving to London to be closer to their children. Much loved father to Bill Jr. (Terri O’Neil), JoAnn (Graham) Vincent, Lorene McCready (Ed Morassut), Bruce (Sharon Bazinet), and Todd (Mary Nuttall). Dearest grandpa of Colin McCready, Meghan McCready (Adam Jacobs), Kailagh (Paul) Hammell, Sarah Vincent (Justin Safayeni), Alicia Vincent (Mark Buckley), Andrew Vincent, Dillon Morassut, Luke Morassut, Matthew McCready, Rowan McCready and Natalie Melanson. Special great-grandpa to Oscar Safayeni and Orr Buckley. Dear brother of James (2004) and Sandra McCready, Patricia and Charles Forsyth, and Carol and Marcel Lefaive. Brother-in-law to Ted Markham (2004), Gabe (2001) and Ann Markham, Bernice and John (1954) Antaya, Toni (2012) and Henry (2011) Brisson, Sister Corinne Alma H.N.S. (2002), Clarence (2013) and June Markham, Stanley (2009) and Rita (2002) Markham, Howard (2002) and Monica (2007) Markham, Gerri (2015) and Ed Jubenville, and Lee and Shirley Markham. Son-in-law to Leo (1942) and Corinne (1977) Markham. He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and cousins. Bill started his career with Purity Dairies as a manager in the Ice Cream Department for twenty-three years. He then moved on and retired from Siemens Automotive after twenty years. He enjoyed time spent with family and friends, and playing cards at the Legion and the Imperial Club. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Private family interment of ashes at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bill are asked to consider McCormick Dementia Services or the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex. 

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Ken and Bonnie BrownWe are both so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. He was a very special person and both us have many fond memories of him Our condolences to Terry and all the family. We are unable to be with you at the funeral, but want to know that our thoughts and prayers will be with you all. Love to all Ken and Bonnie
Karen and Ian ShortWe are so sorry to hear the news. Our heart goes out to all of the McCready family and friends. Uncle Bill will be missed. Our love, thoughts and prayers go to all of you.
Rick & Wilma AntayaA long journey has come to an end yet you should and will cherish the fond memories you shared as a family. Know that although Uncle Bill will not be with you in person, his unique spirit will always be part of your family. All our love, thoughts and prayers.
Paulette AntayaSo sorry to hear of the passing of uncle Bill. I am out of the country so will sadly not be able to attend the funeral. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Ladi Markham & CarolOur wish is that the family always remember Uncle Bill's warm hugs and mischievous sense of humour. He will be missed but never stop being loved. We send Aunt Terry and all our condolences and love. L & C
Sue and Jim CummingsWe send our condolences to you all during this difficult time. I remember him well from my school days. He had a quick wit and smiling eyes. A great dad, husband and grandpa.
Jan HemmingsTo dear Bill, Joanne, Lorene, Bruce, and Todd, and all of your families, and especially our beloved Aunt Theresa, We are truly sorry to hear of Uncle Bill's passing. It's hard to imagine not hearing Uncle Bill's laugh as he told a joke and wound up the punch line. He loved to entertain us all with his acerbic wit and cocky grin! All our love to you! Jan and Ray, Sarah and Lauren Hemmings.
Audrey PupulinI am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I so clearly remember going to your house and being greeted warmly and affectionately by both your parents - but your dad would always lace his greetings with some gentle, humorous teasing! My thoughts and sympathy are with all of you these days. A special hug to you, JoAnn, and your mom. xoxo
Henry & Lucille BarylewiczSending our sincere condolences to Theresa and the family. Have fond memories of great times with Bill as a co-worker and friend at Siemens. He always made us laugh with his humorous stories. Henry & Lucille
Dwight and Michelle ClarkTo JoAnn, Graham, Lorene, Ed and all of your families we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. The loss of a parent is a sad time in our lives and we will be thinking of you as you try to get through these next few days.
John and Beth SexsmithTo Todd, Bruce and families, our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to you in memory of your dad.
Kim, Eugene & BraydenDear Terry, Bill, JoAnn, Bruce, Lorene & Todd; We are so sorry for you loss. Bill always had a great smile and a gleam in his eyes. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you and your families during this difficult time.
Yvonne Daudlin Terry, my sincere condolences to you and your family.i know this has been a struggle for you. I have been thinking of you. Know that you are in my prayers. Keep in touch.
Wayne and Suzanne RichiePlease accept our condolences on the passing of Bill. I remember him as having a sharp wit and a story teller for all the ages. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Laura (Sales) RussellDear Aunt Terry and family, I have fond memories of many Markham reunions with you both. It was impossible to miss Uncle Bill's big laugh and deep voice. My thoughts are with you during this sad time. Take care, Laura
Debbie DillinghamOur family is thinking of you all and sending comforting hugs as you mourn the passing of Uncle Bill and celebrate his wonderful life. We wish you moments when your memories bring you comfort. Please accept our deepest condolences and love. Debbie and June
Deb DownTodd,Mary,Bruce,Lorene and families My deepest sympathies to all of you at this sad time. Deb Down
Rob and Marg RanceTo Joann, Graham and family, so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad (gandpa). Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Dean MalloyTodd, Sorry about the loss of your Dad. I will always remember Bill bringing out his phoney money that he carried in his wallet! To me it never got old. We will miss his wit and sense of humour. Dean and Jocelyn
Janine GrifforeDear JoAnn and family, Sorry to hear about your dad's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time. May God grant you comfort in remembering fondly the time spent together. Deepest sympathies, Janine
Bob FletcherTo All the McCready Family! I was privileged to be able to hire Bill at Siemens, he was the ideal employee! He was always a real gentleman & respected by everyone. My thoughts and prayers are with you! Bob Fletcher
Ted and Jean Markham and familyDear Aunt Terry, Bill and Terri, JoAnn and Graham, Lorene and Ed, Bruce and Sharon, Todd and Mary and your families, we want you to know we have such good memories of our Uncle Bill. It wasn't that Big Bill McCready was so tall, his welcoming personality drew you in. We are thankful that he was very good about attending the Markham events. We enjoyed every minute. We miss his already. As our neighbour would say, "Hope the beer is cold and card players plentiful in heaven." Your family continues to be in our thoughts and prayers.
Chris BrissonIt was always a hoot to be around uncle Bill. If I had been raised in Canada, I think I would have hung out with him a lot.
Jan Mady, Donna & Dan Petoran Remembering Bill with the fondest of memories. He had such a zest for life, and we recall so many years of happy times. so many visits, so long ago. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you. With most sincerest sympathy to Terry & Family, and McCready Families.
Neil and Joy O'BrienSo sorry Todd to hear of your dad's passing. we wish to extend to you our sincere sympathy.
Mike and Chris BechardTerry and the family...so sorry for your loss. We have a lot of memories to hold onto and our prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.
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