Donald Strangway

Strangway- Peacefully at the Bluewater Health-Palliative Care Unit, Sarnia on Tuesday September 10, 2019. Donald Orville Strangway, age 79 years of Corunna. Dear father of Catherine Price and her husband Peter of Watford. Much loved grandfather of Lane Shymko, Ashley (Chris) Jeffery, Kendra and Kelsey Shymko, Cody, Keegan and Cole Price and great-grandfather of Lucas and Grace Jeffery, Mackenzie, Adrianna, Isaiah, Lucy, Ada and Dayla. Don is also survived by his sister-in-law Bonnie Strangway and will be missed by several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by; his daughter, Deborah Shymko (1991); his parents, Margaret and Orville Strangway; his sisters, Shirley Gibson, Jackie Hill and Mary Margaret Wilkinson and by his brother, Ron Strangway. Don worked for 23 years at Holmes Foundry and enjoyed his time spent fishing and hunting. Don’s family would like to thank Tommy McConnell for the friendship he offered to Don over the past 30 years and to Don’s many friends from AA for showing their support to him. A special thanks is to be extended to Dr. Evan Lilly and the nurses on the Palliative Care Team at Bluewater Health for the care and compassion shown to Don during his stay there. In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place and a private family remembrance will be held at a later date. As expressions of sympathy friends who wish may send a memorial donation to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements entrusted to Knight Funeral Home, Corunna. Messages and condolences may be left online @ knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845

Visitation Information

There will be no formal visitation

Donations

The Canadian Cancer Society Charity of ones Choice

Funeral Date

A private family remembrance service will be held at a later date.

5 thoughts on “Donald Strangway”

  1. Ron and Maureen Bailey

    Cathy and Peter and your Entire Strangway Families. So sorry to hear about Don. We would see him at Tim and Hollys place. He always had a treat for the boys and the dogs as well. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Love Always Ron and Maureen Bailey and Family xoxox

  2. Dana Burk-Johnston and Howard Burk

    Don was a wonderful neighbor. Always friendly and smiling when ever we saw him.

    He will be missed.

    Much love to his family at this difficult time.

  3. Kevin and Susan Vanderveer

    I would like to offer my condolences to Dons family. I used to love going fishing with Don. He was part of the Global Donut Crew for many years. I’m sorry I never realized Don was in the Palliative Unit here in Sarnia. I would have tried to get to see him and maybe give him some company. My thoughts are with his family. God bless Don and my he Rest In Peace.

    — Kevin Vanderveer

  4. Going to miss walking by with my dogs and having chats with Don. Seeing him at the coffee shop and post office. Great guy. Always supported the War Amps. RIP my friend.

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