Watkin, Donald

Watkin, Donald

December 27th, 2018

Peacefully, at Maple View Terrace, on Thursday, December 27, 2018, Mr. Donald Watkin, of London, in his 92nd year. The husband of his dearly loved wife, the late Marie (Vigar) (1994), for 44 years. Loving father of Diane Crow (late Dave) (2005) and Tim (Sherry) Watkin. Proud grandfather of Laura (Doug Nolan) and Jenna (Jay Loos), and great-grandfather of Case Lyle Nolan, Lyla Marie Nolan and Hunter John Loos. Predeceased by his brother, Ronald in Australia (1971). Don retired in 1987 after a 37-year career in the mortgages division of the London Life Insurance Company. The family would like to extend a ‘thank you’ to the staff at Maple View Terrace for their compassionate care of Dad. A funeral service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday, January 4, 2019 at 1:30 p.m., with visitation one-half hour prior. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Donald are asked to consider London Health Sciences Foundation – Cancer Program. 

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Audrey GibsonMy late husband, Bruce Gibson ( April, 2018 ) worked with Don for most of those 37 years at London Life. After they retired, they often enjoyed a cup of coffee together with other retirees. My sympathies for your loss. Audrey Gibson
Norma ClareTo the Watkin Family - Please accept y deepest sympathy in the loss of your Dad. I well remember both your parents at Riverside Church. As well, Don and my late husband worked together at London Life. My caring thoughts are with you. Norma Clare
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