Poole- It is with heavy hearts that the family of Grenville “Gren” Poole announce his peacefully passing at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Sunday May 31, 2020. Grenville James Poole, age 87 years of Corunna. Beloved husband of 62 years to Jean (Hunter) Poole. Much loved father of Gina Robertson and the late Alan (Al) Poole (2012). Treasured grandfather of Kailey and Ethan Robertson. Loving brother of Ken (Betty) Poole and brother-in-law of Dan (Fernanda) Hunter. Gren will be fondly remembered by Mike White, a special friend of the family. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Gren was predeceased by; his parents, Ken and Margaret (Dimond) Poole; his sisters and their spouses, Jean Whittington (Bob) and Patricia Hockings (Bob); his sister-in-law and her husband, Julie Meyerink (Pete) and by his brother-in-law and his wife, Bill Hunter (Dianne). Gren was born in Huntsville and moved with his family to London and then Chatham. He started work at Canadian Oil which is now Shell and retired in 1992. He enjoyed camping with his family and spent many weeks at the Pinery Provincial Park. He and Jean travelled across Canada several times with his 5th Wheel and spent many winters in Brownsville, Texas. He and Jean loved to travel and they covered many countries together over the years and he truly loved spending time with his children and grand-children. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Church in Corunna when the current circumstances allow. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Church RMR Fund or to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Arrangements entrusted to Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway. Messages and condolences may be left online @ www.knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845.
There will be no formal visitation at this time.
St. Joseph's Church RMR Fund St. Joseph's Hospice, Sarnia
A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.
22 thoughts on “Grenville Poole”
Jean and family So very Sorry to read about Grin passing He may be gone but never forgotten Big Hugs lots of Prayers and Love to you all
Our condolences, Jean, Gina and family on the loss of Gren.
Cherish your memories…
I am very sorry for your loss. I have many memories from growing up next door! What a special neighbourhood we had with many wonderful people including Mr Poole. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Sincere Condolence , May he RIP .
To Jean and family,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My sympathy and thoughts are with you at this time.
Dear Jean and Family
We send our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the passing of Gren! We hope your special memories will give you the strength to get through this dark time in your life! Thinking of you, hugs!â¤ï¸
Ruth Anne, Don Cox & Family
Sharing in your sadness as you remember Gren. A good friend who will be missed
My special thoughts and prayers are with you as you grieve the loss of your husband, Jean. May you find peace and hope in the wonderful memories you've shared together.
Blessings to you and your family especially during these difficult days.
So sorry Jean that you have lost the love of your life. It is a difficult time during Cocid-19 when family and friends can’t be with you and give you a big huge. Our prayers are with you and we a thinking of you . Love & Blessings .
Dear Jean, I am very sorry and saddened to read about your loving Gren. You were so devoted to him, these last few years, Sending my sincere condolences. You and Gina are in my thoughts and prayers.
Martha (Sarnia Photography Club)
I was very sorry to hear of the loss of Gren Poole. I had the pleasure of working with Gren in the Engineering Department many years ago. He was a class act.
Sorry to read about him and want you to know you are in my thoughts as you deal with your loss!
Gren was a great man and gentleman. My condolences
Jean and Gina so sorry for your loss.
Prayers and hugs.
Tonia, Greg, Frank & Julia
Jean, we are so sorry hear of the passing of Gren. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this terrible time. Love Mike and Joanne
Jean & families
Just read recently in the loss of your loved one, that Gren had passed away. So sad, and way too soon. My deepest sympathies to you and yours, . . my thoughts and prayers are with you.
There is no one who has given as much support to the Brigden Jamborees, Corunna Jam Sessions (and other open mic venues) over the years,
as Grenville and yourself.
With sincere condolences, and from the heart, . . thinking of you.
Dear Jean, Gina & Family: We share in your sorrow in the loss of Gren, but we have many happy memories of our family visits. Please know we are with you at this time, and hope to celebrate Gren's life when the time is appropriate. Take care & our prayers are with you. Ken & Heather & family
Dear Jean so sorry to hear of Gren's Passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Thinking of you all during this difficult time.
Jean and Family
So sorry to hear about Gren. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.
Jeanne and John Pretty
We all will miss Grenville at the Jam sessions at the Corunna Legion
Jean and family,
Sorry to read of Gren,s passing. It,s a rough time to lose a loved one.
Thoughts and prayers are with you all
Sincerely Bob and Fran