Suddenly passed away on Thursday January 25 2018 in his 88th year. Recently predeceased by his cherished wife Jean. Adored father of Gary (Nancy), Gaynor (Dave) and Michelle (George ). Loving grandfather (pops) of Heidi, Carlee, Grace, Spencer, Lucas, Aidan and great grandchild Beatrice. Family will receive friends at the Dixon Garland Funeral Home 166 Main St N. Markham on Monday February 5th from 10 am until time of Memorial Service in the chapel at 11 am reception to follow. If desired donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.