McComb, G. Alex

McComb, G. Alex

July 7th, 2017

Passed peacefully at University Hospital on Friday, July 7th, 2017, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Jean (née Hughes) for nearly 65 years. Cherished father of Dianne, Grant (Vickey) and Kelley Gonyou (Tom). Proud Grandpa of Tara (Jeff Amaral), Meghan Ditto (Tony); Alexandra Murray (Justin), Kyle and Gage Gonyou; Katie, Jim and Jillian Leatherland; and Great-Grandpa of Cole. Dear brother of Roy (May) and the late Jim McComb (Jackie), and brother-in-law of Leona Hughes and Clifford Ritchie. Alex had a passion for farming and was a former director of the Egg Farmers of Ontario and also held positions with other farm-related organizations. He was a proud member of the Tri-County Heritage Club and an active member of Riverside United Church. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Tuesday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  The funeral will be conducted at RIVERSIDE UNITED CHURCH, 695 Riverside Drive, London on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Private family interment at Siloam Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Alex are asked to consider Riverside United Church or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario. 

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WilletaDear Jean and family I have very fond memories of Alex and Jean at many Riverside United Church functions particularly Military Whists, He always seamed to Have a twinkle in his eye to which I shall miss. With deepest sympathy
Judy and Doug KrallDianne and family, So very sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.
Dave & Donna FrankTo Jean and the entire McComb family, we are very sorry for your loss. We will always remember Alex for his warm smile and friendly demeanour. We were always proud of the way he represented the Middlesex egg farmers and appreciated his many years of dedication and hard work on our behalf. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Jack and Diane BrownSorry to hear of your loss.. Our thoughts and prayers go to the entire McComb family.
Joan McGrathSo sorry to the family on the loss of such a kind man. He made such an impact on the people he met.
Wayne and Sonia GrebJean and family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Alex always had a smile on his face.
Wayne and Sonia GrebJean and family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Alex always had a smile on his face.
Barb Rosser and Chuck DaigleOur sympathy to the McComb family. It was a pleasure to meet Alex over the years, such a lovely man. His was a well lived life and a life lived well.
Joanne Osenenko (McLean)Dianne and Family, So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing Dianne. Thoughts and prayers are with your mom and all the family.
Jim ScottMy thoughts and heartfelt sympathy are you. Jim
Ken and Ann McLellanOur thoughts and prayers are with the Mc Comb Family. Grant and Vickey our deepest sympathy.
andy huszarvery sorry for your loss. my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time,
Linda BalchDianne Mark and I want to express our deepest sympathies to you, Katie, Jim & Jillian and the rest of your family. I will always remember your Dad selling egg on a fork at the farm show! I will be thinking about you in the coming days and add you to my prayers. Linda
Roz Ingram, Regina SKJean and the McComb Family, Please accept our condolences on the passing of Alex. Over the years, the Ingram family enjoyed Alex’s many visits and updates often during his egg deliveries! Alex had a great laugh, a good sense of humour and not to mention a strategic business mind in short he was an all round good person. Our thoughts are with you during this time and we know you are going to miss him.
Audrey and Elizabeth Cross (Seattle, WA)From the early days receiving egg deliveries in the blue truck which appeared so regularly in our neighborhood, to our more recent connection at Riverside Church, we have enjoyed knowing Alex and will miss him. Sincere sympathies to you and your family, Jean. Audrey Cross
John PucchioKelly/Tom Gonyou and the McComb family, may the memories and the love of family surround you and give you strength in the days ahead.
June NusseyJean, Dianne, Grant and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this difficult time. I remember meeting Alex during the organization of the Farm Hiker Tour. Our paths crossed many times over the years, usually at some agricultural function or another. Alex had a wonderful smile. May the memories you cherish help you through the days ahead.
David & Gloria GlutekDear Jean, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Sean ShorrockSorry for the loss of Uncle Alex, we enjoyed trips to the farm very much. From the Shorrock's, Sean & Annalisa, Chris & Erin and Aaron
Patricia Peters, Guelph Dear Jean and family, very sorry to learn of Alex's passing. He was well thought of by our family for his genuine and generous nature. The "McComb eggs" were legendary in our home and my dad, Mel, loved to hear Alex's stories. I wish you comfort and care at this difficult time.
Lonnie WoodJean I was sorry to hear about Alex. Hold strong to your memories and may they help you through this difficult time.
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