Kershaw, Donald 'Don' David

Kershaw, Donald 'Don' David

November 4th, 2017

It is with great sadness that his wife Anne, of 61 years, and his three daughters, Dawn (Steve Halligan), Adrianne (Jim) Gies, and Holly (Derek) LeDuc, announce Don's passing on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 in his 86th year. Don delighted in supporting his family, including his five grandchildren, Jade and Tristan, Reagan and Avery, and Cianna, in their every endeavour. He is survived by his sister, Irene Wilson, and her family in Toronto. A memorial reception to honour Don's memory will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Friday, November 10th, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. If you wish, donations may be made to the McCormick Care Foundation - Dementia Services. Don's family wishes to sincerely thank the staff at McCormick Home for their exemplary and compassionate care during his journey.

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Rhonda LeDucTo Anne and your family. I am so sorry about loss of your beloved husband and father. Don was a very nice man. He will be truly missed by all who knew him. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time. God bless.
Patricia FirbyThinking of you all during this difficult time.
Lynn PerryI am so sorry to hear of your loss. Cherish the good memories and smile every time you think of him. Your family is in my thoughts.
GillianThinking of you all at this difficult time. I hope you find peace and comfort in your fond memories. Gill
Rowland FamilySo very sorry for your loss. Cherish all the wonderful memories that you have. Thinking of you all and sending our love. xx
Tim & Corrie AlbrechtThinking of you during this difficult time. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Shirley SvedaI am truly saddened to hear of Don's passing; such a wonderful man and ultimate gentleman; a person I held in high regard and highly respected. I know he was a beloved husband, father + grandfather and will be dearly missed by all. I know you will all hold on to the many memories you created together so he will always be with you. You all are in my thoughts and prayers at this time of loss Shirley
Gies family So sorry to hear about Dons passing He was a real gentleman and enjoyed his company and cribbage games May he rest in peace .Condolences to Ann and the K ershaw family Gert and Bill Gies and family ♥️🙏
Joe SvedaAnne and family. So sorry to hear of Don's passing. I know we have lost touch over the past several years, but I have never met a finer man and a truer gentleman than Don. A class act in every sense of the word. A great loss. Again, sincere condolences. Joe.
Sylvia TurnerI wish to express my deepest sympathies in your time of great sadness. You are in my heart Anne. 🙏🏻🌈 Sylvia
Andrea (Lindores) DiezynThough it has been many, many years since I visited your house on Normandy, I can still envision your dad smiling and proud of his family. Thinking of you Dawn and your family at this difficult time. May you lean on each other for support and love.
Kathy Brook FencottI was saddened to hear the news of Don's passing. When I think of him, I remember him running with Holly when she was young, cheering loudly on the soccer field, gardening or most recently walking....always with that smile. May he rest in peace. Our thoughts are with your family from Kathy, Dave, Sarah and Jacob.
Sylvie CharronDear Dawn, I was saddened to hear of your father's passing. Although we often think of ourselves as "big girls" and sometimes forget that Dad is a presence in our life, when Dad leaves, it creates a void. Only time will permit you to fully heal. Meanwhile, please be well. Sylvie
Lou CrowleyI have always felt incredibly blessed to have spent some wonderful times with Don albeit many years ago. Such a modest person who certainly had no reason to have been given his many accomplishments . He was proudest of his family . While never unsolicited , when asked he was very generous of his time in providing me with very thoughtful and wise advice. As spot on as his advice was , I think I learned even more from just watching his actions --- those of a truly kind , loving human being. Never the loud one but oh what a smile --and oh so many great laughs. Anne; Dawn; Adrianne and Holly -- I am thinking of you . Love/Peace Lou
Dave CumminsAnne, I am so sorry to hear of Don's passing, he was a wonderful man, I always enjoying chatting with him at all the Rotary functions we were at and how he cherished his time with you and the girls
John PostonsDear Anne and family...remembering a very gracious, proud, and humble man, husband, and father!...always dignified and a true gentleman...his quiet presence could not conceal a deep love and joy he had for ALL of you ...he WILL be missed...thinking of you and sending our love, prayers, and support for strength and comfort in the days ahead💕🌄 John and the Postons Family
Jerry and Elizabeth AshtonDear Anne and to your family; we were so very sorry to learn of Don's passing. We have so many happy,wonderful memories of the New Years spent together at Pine Lodge with you and Don and Bill and Marg. We were all so young and carefree! Where have all the years gone? Take care of each other! With love Jerry and Elizabeth
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