Frew, James 'Jim'

Frew, James 'Jim'

July 26th, 2020

Passed away suddenly at home in London, on Sunday, July 26, 2020, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late Janet Frew for over 50 years. Loving father of Lesley Ann Frew (Robert McPherson), Martin Frew (late Christine), Aileen Conway (Todd) and Christine King (Scott). Also loved by his eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Survived by his sister-in-law Nan McCluskey and brother-in-law Andrew Ferguson in Scotland. Jim will also be greatly missed by his nieces and nephews in the UK and the United States, his extended family and so many of his lifelong golfing buddies and friends. Jim’s first home that he shared with his Mum, Dad and three sisters was in Chapelton, Scotland. At 18 he joined the Royal Air Force working as an air traffic controller for 12 years before risking it all to move to Canada in 1972. Jim was quickly introduced to golf, and the rest, as they say, is history. From that moment on he lived, breathed and watched golf. Jim was known for his huge laugh (Basil Brush) and soft heart. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 31, 2020 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where a funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Registration is required to attend the visitation and service.

To register for Jim’s visitation, please use this link and follow the instructions:

Westview Funeral Chapel's visitation registration page.


To register for Jim’s funeral service, please use this link and follow the instructions:

Westview Funeral Chapel's funeral service registration page.


Please note: as per the directive of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, attendance numbers will be restricted. Please be aware that COVID-19 protocols are in place which may preclude some from being able to attend and masks are mandatory. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Jim are asked to consider The Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command Poppy Trust Fund or VON Canada.

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Darren SmithOne of the many that had the pleasure to golf with Jim. My condolences to the family. He will be missed. Darren Smith
Bob & Janet Peckham &FAMILY Our condolences to the family They are a beautiful couple that we had the pleasure of meeting from HOLY ROSARY PARISH GOD BLESS YOUR FAMILY
John & Pauline Dickson With Deepest Sympathy. He will be missed.
DebTo Frew family my condolence. So sorry to hear of his passing. I'll miss hearing his soft voice on the phone when he would call to talk to Lesley. I would say one minute dad and I'll get her for you and I would hear a little chuckle on the other end. Keep your memories close. Deb
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