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.