Somers, Daryl Everett

Somers, Daryl Everett

January 16th, 2018

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018, at the age of 57. Dear husband of Susie for 33 years. Proud father of Andrew (Sydney) and Alex (Hayley). Beloved son of Robert and Wanda Somers and son-in-law of Meinhart Benkel (Adela). Predeceased by his mother-in-law Waltraud Benkel. Survived by his siblings, Darlene (Jack), Robert, Perry (Terri-Lee), Steve, Shelley (Anthony) and brother-in-law of Bernhard Benkel (Kaarina). Daryl will be missed by many extended family members and friends. He was a respected contributor in both his industry and community. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London where the memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Daryl are asked to consider the London Regional Cancer Program.

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The Palamar FamilySusie Andrew and Alex Our deepest sympathy to you. It was 35 years ago that I first met Daryl. There was an immediate connection and we became life long friends. As we went through life our two families became as close as are all so important in our lives. Daryl was my closest and dearest friend. He was a special person... one of a kind.. an irreplaceable personality... we love him and miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Bill ,Laurie, Emily ,Christian ,and David
Don SmithIt was my pleasure meeting Daryl at our first Aqua Tech/ Lochinvar sales meeting. We shared many goals and long conversations. I gained a great deal of respect for the person he was. My deepest sympathy to the family, I am sure he will be watching over all of you
Security ChimneysThinking of you, wishing you hope in the midst of sorrow, comfort in the midst of pain Daryl will be in our hearts and memories.
Don McInroySusie, Andrew and Alex. My condolences. Daryl and I shared ideas and concepts. We shared a mutual respect for each other. We will miss him.
Pat and Jim MarshOur condolences to Susie, Drew and Alex It's always difficult to put in words the sadness and feelings of loss in these difficult times. Know Jim and I are thinking of you and we will miss Daryl's smiling face and down east sense of humour. Pat and Jim
Leslie FlettSincere sympathies to the Somers Family. My first memories of Daryl are going to Rolling Stones in Buffalo.....great guy!!!
Guy Lauzon & FamilyMy deepest condolences to Susie, Andrew, Alex, family, close friends, and colleagues. It was a great pleasure meeting Daryl, and thank him for the opportunities he gave me. I always respected Daryl for his integrity, honesty, and Intelligence. Daryl’s parting words to me which I’ll never forget were “Give your clients what they need, it’s that simple, and do it with honesty and competency” , and that's the way Daryl operated. Thank you Daryl ...
The Morden familySusie, Andrew and Alex - Daryl was one of a kind! You loved him the minute you met him - a smile, laugh and a hug was how he always greeted you. We have so many happy memories and he will be missed by us and everyone that had the fortune of knowing him. Sending hugs and love to you all. Will call when we are home. Wish we could be with you and the family to celebrate Daryl on Saturday. Love Brian, Deb, Chris and Les.
Tom PollardSo sorry to hear about Daryl. He was always will to help out. My deepest sympathy.
Sylvie DesjardinsTo the family, friends and colleagues; my deepest sympathy. Smile, laugh and a beautiful soul. For me, that is how Daryl will be remembered.
The Slobodian FamilyThere are no words to express our heartfelt grief over the loss of such a wonderful friend. Sue, Andrew and Alex our thoughts and prayers are with you as you navigate through this very difficult time. Love Larry & Lou, Dave, Shauna & Sam, Derek & Shelby, Bonnie & Peter.
Craig & Nancy DemarayOur thoughts and prayers go out to the Somers family. Daryl was such a wonderful character and will be truly missed. Craig & Nancy Demaray
Ken and Heather BreadnerSusie and Family we will miss Daryl up here in Britt. It was a pleasure to get to know him and your family. Many good memories that will forever be held in our hearts. RIP Ken and Heather
Alice IversonSusie, Andrew and Alex - my deepest sympathies for you at this time. Daryl's spirit lives on in each one of you. He will be missed but never forgotten. Big Huggz.
Robb familySusie, Andrew and Alex. So sorry to hear of Daryl's passing. It was always a pleasure chatting with him at neighbourhood gatherings or the rink. Our condolences to you all.
Bayview Sheet Metal, Heating & Air Conditioning IncWe are saddened to have heard the news about Daryl Our deepest sympathies to the Somers Family.
Erickson FamilySusie, Andrew, & Alex, our sincerest condolences on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Daryl's fantastic outlook on life left a mark on us, and everyone he touched.
John and Debra GoshulakSusie, Andrew and Alex, please accept our condolences and deepest sympathy on the passing of Daryl. He was a kind, thoughtful man who always brought a smile and some additional insight into any conversation. He will be missed.
Gerald Catt P. Eng.My deepest sympathies to the Somers family. It was only a few weeks ago we had lunch together. He was a great help to the end. He will be sadly missed. They broke the mold after they made Daryl.
Dieter, Mary-Lynn Fiest Very sad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. He will be sadly missed
Frizzell FamilySusie, Andrew and Alex, our deepest sympathy to all of you. Daryl was a true gentleman with a great sense of humour. He will be missed. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
Diana MillerA person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds. Please accept my condolences, he will not be forgotten, he was always such a gentleman to me.
George & CindyYou're a true gem my friend, and one of the really good ones...always an inspiration, and someone we should all try to emulate as a compassionate and understanding father, husband, community/industry leader and more importantly -friend!!!... always came from a place of humility and integrity, and I want to take this opportunity to thank you, and the rest of the Somers team, for allowing us to be a part of that... Thanks for becoming a guardian angel for so many, and I know your family and friends will be able to celebrate your incredible life in a positive way - just how you'd like it!!! ...Save us a spot up there, and in the words of Eric Clapton, “Till we meet again, in Heaven”... God bless, safe journey and love always... G & C XOXO
Scott O'DellSussie, Andrew and Alex. Thoughts are with you. I worked with Daryl fresh out of school, I learned a lot from Daryl he was a hard worker, great teacher and even better person. Condolences to all of you.
Julian RochesterDaryl, You were one of the first people I met in the HVAC industry 30 odd years ago when we both started and were never afraid to tell me what was on your mind. Boy did we argue. I was just a young rookie with a lot to learn. Most of the time you were right and I learnt a lot from you over the years. I am grinning and tearing at the same time right now. So glad we had that fishing trip in the Bahamas together a few years back. No fish that day, but a record for beer drinking in rough seas I recall. I will have one for you in Chicago this weekend. So sad you will no longer be there. You were a one off and I will genuinely miss your warmth and humor. I cannot honestly say that about too many HVAC industry peers. My sincere condolences to your family. Rest in peace my friend, Julian Rochester Nailor Industries.
Dan AbramSusie, Daryl will most certainly be missed. It was always a pleasure doing business with Daryl, he always brought a bright smile and attitude to our interactions together. Our prayers and condolences go out to you and the family during this difficult time. May God provide the peace you need during the days to come.
Larry MillsDaryl will be missed in our HVAC community. He was always a first rate person to work with.
Dennis & Anje PalamarDaryl was a person that you liked as soon as you met him. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him. Sincere condolences to Susie , Andrew and Alex.
Peggy HendersonSusie, Andrew, Alex, and our family, there are no words that can take away the pain/loss that we are all feeling. Daryl will be missed and remembered fondly. Memories of the person he was and how lucky we were to have him in our life will bring a smile and a tear. I am sorry I can't be there but all of you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love Peggy
The Allan FamilySue and of our families first friends when we moved to st.catharines, Darryl and Wayne were best pals, even when you guys moved. ...our sincerest sympathies to you❤Rest in Paradise Daryl, keep smiling as you always did😊
Miranda and Brian Campbell Susie, Andrew and Alex, Our deepest condolences to you all. You have all been a part of our family for so long. We will all miss Daryl very much, especially the laughs and good times at the cottage. Sending all our love during this difficult time. Love Miranda, Brian, Andrew, Libby and Sean
Mike McCarthyI didn't know Daryl very long but he was a stand up person who was well respected in the Western Ontario Region HVAC market. my sincerest sympathies to his family during this difficult time....
Hughie & Carmel Matchett , Miramichi NBSue Alex & Andrew, we were saddened to hear of Daryl passing away. When we saw Daryl last year ,it had been years since we had seen him & it was as if no time had passed we had a lot of laughs. He was a great guy & will be missed by all. Please know that we will be thinking of you today & tomorrow & our thoughts & prayers are with you Love Hughie & Carmel Matchett
Catherine Blackmore Miramichi NB.Sue,Alex, & Andrew i was so heartbroken to hear of Daryl's death he was such a sweet guy so glad to have spent time with him last year when he was home he was sweet as a little boy and never changed praying for you all at this difficult time Love & prayers Catherine Blackmore.
Phil and Kim Ambrose - Millcreek PlumbingWe were all very saddened to hear about the passing of Daryl. What a wonderful gentleman. We have dealt with him for many years and he had attended a few of our company Christmas Parties and Golf Tournament. He even hit a hold in one during one tournament. He will be sorely missed by our staff. Our heartfelt condolences to Susie and her children.
Scott McKayI'm a better person because I had Reggie as my friend.
Marg Hare Bertrand. MiiramichiI remember your childhood days. Changed your diapers need those days now RIP my manzie
Nicolas KramskySusie, my condolences to you and your family, I have fond memories of Daryl and I skiing in Aspen, Daryl keep the skis waxed and sharpened. Nicolas Kramsky
George and Gail MenziesSo very sorry for your loss. We have known Daryl for many years through ASHRAE and feel very badly about his death. We cannot imagine how his family deals with this loss. Daryl was a true gentleman and always greeted us with a big smile. RIP, good man.
Brian WrightSue so sorry for your loss. Life led Daryl and myself down separate paths for many years but he has always remained a true friend in my heart. Daryl was able to get me my first job as a coworker at S.S. Kresges. We were able to share great times through high school, college, weddings ,camping trips and at all the local watering holes. He will truly be missed by all who were fortunate enough to have him in their lives . God Bless
Anita Rasmussen and George BullasWe are both very sorry to hear about Daryl's illness and passing. We are so sorry not to be able to attend the visitation or funeral but we are out of the country right now. Our sincerest condolences to Susie, Andrew and Alex and families. Daryl was an outstanding person! He was a supportive parent, an amazing father, a great husband and such a great friend to many. His attributes will serve us all well as a tremendous role model. Please know we are thinking of you all. We hope to get together with you in Long Point in the spring to express our condolences in person. Love and hugs... Anita and George
The Turner FamilySusie, Andrew, & Alex.....Daryl was one of the most positive influences not only on my life, but my family as well. Working side by side with Daryl for so many years, we not only talked shop, we quite often talked about life in general. He will be dearly missed that is for sure, but a part of him will live on in each of you as we move forward. Love Scott, Becky, Lauren & Rachel.
Marj RobbinsSusie, My condolences to you and your family. You have had a hard road to walk. I hope now you will have only the happiest of memories of your life with Daryl. Stay strong. It does get easier with time. Daryl was an amazing man, I’m sorry I didn’t get a chance to know him better. Terry will be happy to see him. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. As Always, Marj Robbins
Sandi WilsonI am so very saddened to hear of your loss, Susie. Savour the memories and may you feel a gentle hug each time you remember Daryl. You are in my thoughts...
Terry & Jennifer WeirSusie, My deepest sympathies to you and the boys. Terry & I have wonderful fun memories of our times spent with you and Daryl. Memories are what we are left with and may your memories of Daryl bring you peace . I feel blessed to have known him. Are thoughts are with you Susie. Terry & Jennifer
Tammy & Keith VandenbergSusie and family, We are very sorry to hear about Daryl. Will always remember you from our St Catharines days and miss those times. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Tammy & Keith
Diana & Chris GreenSusie, Andrew and Alex, we are truly sorry to hear about Daryl. Our thought and prayers are with you.
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