Korth, Harry Bernard

Korth, Harry Bernard

November 8th, 2017

Spent his final days surrounded by family and passed away peacefully at age 83, at Parkwood Palliative Care on November 8, 2017.  Harry is survived by his wife, Sharon and children Katie Whelan (Mike), Lynda Beadle (Mike), Darren Korth (Laura) and Ryan Scott (Kim).  He leaves behind and will be missed by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and family: Vince (Christina), Dan, Trevyr (Jen), Sherisse (Dave), Deanna (Nick), Danielle (Mike), Dallas, Sarah, Emily, Brandon, Chelsea (Dorian), Jessica (Dylan), Corianna, Katie, Mariah, Haileigh, Colton, Larissa, Ainsley, Hannah, Melanie, Kaylee, Landon, Conner, Rowan, Lukas, Liam, Serenity, Hendrix and Nova.  Harry was born in Berlin, Germany and immigrated to Canada in the late ‘50s.  Harry was an RCR – Infantry division veteran who served in Germany, Jamaica & Cyprus.  After retiring from the military, he worked for the London Transit Commission until his full retirement in 1999.  Harry was a brave and loyal soldier, as well as a patient and loving family man. He served on the Board of Directors at the German Canadian Club and he and Sharon spent 16 years dancing on ‘date night’ and bartending together. He enjoyed collecting coins & stamps, travelling and gardening. Harry was hardworking, proud, had a fierce code of loyalty and a boisterous sense of humour.  Friends and family will be received at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.  A military service will be conducted in the chapel at 4:00 p.m., followed immediately by a memorial service.  A special thank you to the Palliative Care Unit at Parkwood Institute.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VETS Canada at http://vetscanada.org/donate.php.  

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Judy/John TeatherDear Sharon and family We are saddened and send our most loving sympathy with the loss of Harry. Please know that we hold special memories of our friendship with you both for over 25 years. The laughter, the card games, the special trips and the many events we shared will always be precious in our hearts of You both. Sharon, we hope you will be comforted in this time of terrible loss, that Harry loved You, even saying that his favourite flower was Rose of Sharon. You had so many wonderful trips around this globe that most of us can only dream of. Harry was proud of the family and like any parent, shared many stories with friends of 'the kids'. John and Harry were friends for so many years that it only seemed fitting that we shared the 'in law' moniker. Katie, Lynda, Darren, Ryan and Laurie--how he loved you all and was proud of the GrandChildren and then extended that to the Great "GrandKids" . Of course, 'Once a Royal-always a Royal" and he and John had so many special memories of those shared days as well. We shared such good times and yes, the sad times as well. Our wishes for You and the family Sharon, is Peace, and Love. May you hold him in your heart with love as he held all of you in his. Love John and JudyS
Sue and Ed Vandenberge We are so sorry too hear about the loss of Harry.Thinking of you all in the midst of sorrow ,our thoughts and prayers are with you all.Sue and Ed Vandenberge
Pam WulffSharon I am very sorry to hear about the passing of Harry. He always made me laugh and he will be missed. My thoughts are with you and your family. Big hugs, Pam
John and Di BrownSharon: please accept our deepest condolences on Harry's passing. John has always had great memories of working with him at London Transit for many years ago. We did look for you at the Bus Ball in May but did not see you. Treasure your memories. I'm sure you have many happy ones. Our thoughts are with you. John and Di
Cindy BrysonDear Lynda & Family, So sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Cindy
Gayle Geris Dear Katie and Mike, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. It sounds like he lived a great life and you have lots of special memories to keep with you. Our deepest sympathies. Big Hugs, Gayle, Debby, Diana and Danielle (Geris)
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