Chisholm, Colin Angus

December 29th, 2017

Died unexpectedly at University Hospital on Friday, December 29, 2017. Colin was born February 14, 1942 in Kirkland Lake. As a young man, he spent 3 years in the RCN and attended schools in Toronto, North Bay and Kirkland Lake, as well as Laurentian University in Sudbury. He lived in several cities before settling in London in 1983 where he was employed by the London Board of Education. After retirement from the Board in 1998, Colin and Wendy pursued a short and sometimes hilarious career running a B&B in Annapolis Royal, N.S. Colin was the loved and loving father of Mary Dixon (Sheldon), Colin (Cindy) Chisholm and Katherine Feiel (Markus) and was the devoted Poppa of Will, Zoe and Maeve Dixon, Isaac and Allison Chisholm and Aedan, Gavin and Seth Feiel. He was the loved and respected friend of Kristin Comstock McKenzie (Andy), Karin Comstock (Alfredo Roca) and was the adored Poppa to Ethan and Sara McKenzie and Emily and Stella Roca. Colin had a wonderful sense of humour and loved to laugh. He had a great appreciation for all the blessings life had provided him and his loving kindness inspired the same in others. Colin will be missed by many but especially by Wendy (Stanfield) – his partner of 27 years. She called him “My darling one”. They shared a love and appreciation of family, friends, travel, books, movies and the blessings of recovery. A memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., preceded by visitation starting at 12:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Colin are asked to consider the Kidney Care Centre (Westmount Mall) or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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Cousin Laurie &PatShocked and saddened to hear of vColin's passing.Pat and I always enjoyed his visits.He always kept in touch with us.We loved him and will miss. him dearly.Cousin Laurie&Pat
Mary Jean and Francis HughesDear Mary, Colin and Katherine we were so sorry to hear about Colin, he was a 3rd brother to me when we were young! We will all miss him. Our sincere condolences to you all. Mary Jean and Francis
PatI was saddened to hear of Colin’s passing . I always loved Colin And was sad that we hadn’t connected in the past couple of years.we shared many laughs and good times together.. My sincerest condolences to those he loved
Ginnie & HarryDear Wendy & Family .... our hearts are saddened, feeling heavy with sympathy, on notification of Colin's sudden passing. We continue to discuss, with our friends in the West, the gifts of people on our life paths in the East ... these people include you, Wendy, and dear, gentle, Colin. Our sincere condolences to those who must walk life's path without Colin's physical presence. Let the memories of Colin's laughter, light, and love ease the journey ahead keeping him alive and with you. Everything that Colin brought to others during the life he has now departed WILL be immortalized and thereby carried forward by those left behind. Love is forever and blessed to move the spirit in all life ... past, present, and future. God bless and keep you comforted, supported, and loved one day at a time. CYH
Gail LongWendy I am so sorry to here of Colin's passing. He will be missed by many. Many warm hugs for you and all your family during this difficult time.
Sandy WilsonThoughts and prayers for you and your family at this difficult time. Sandy Wilson - Friend
May mckenzieWendy and family.It was our pleasure to have been in Colin's company many times celebrating the Grandchildrens birthdays, turkey dinners any occasion for a get together was the best.,a gentle loving man who will be greatly missed on this earth my prayers and hugs to the family May and Gordon.
The Roberts’....Charles,Brenda,Michael,Peter We were all saddened by Colin’s loss, but would like you to know that he had a special place in all our hearts. He made every effort to stay in contact over the years and we thoroughly enjoyed his visits to Fredericton. Please accept our deepest sympathies for the loss of Colin. We will always have fond memories of our times together over the years.
Tatiana RussellSusan and I are so saddened by the news of Colin's passing. We are thinking about you Wendy and sending love and prayers at this most difficult time. Tatiana Russell and Susan Wansbrough
Jocelyne Proulx FlemimgWendy and Family, It is with great sadness to hear of Colin's passing having had a great conversation with him a couple of week's ago over the telephone. We lived in Kirkland Lake so many years ago and Colin would be invited for dinner at my Mom's apartment many, many Sundays. He was like a brother to my brother Ron, sister Tudy and myself. We always enjoyed his company and great sense of humour. My family wants to offer you and your family our deepest sympathy.
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