Murray Sinclair

Sinclair– Peacefully at his residence with his family by his side on Thursday May 25, 2023. Murray Ross Sinclair age 82 years of Corunna. Loving husband of 59 years to Gaye Carol (nee Minshall) Sinclair. Dear father of Daryl Sinclair and his wife Karen of Clarkston, Michigan and Sara Sinclair and her husband Christopher Plaskos of Plymouth, Massachusetts. Treasured grandfather of Ryan, Ella, Sean, Finn and Milo. Murray was the loving brother of Sandra McNall and Marilyn Warner (Ken) all of London. He was predeceased by his parents Ken and Lorraine Sinclair. Murray retired from Ontario Hydro in 1993 after having been the manager of Units 3 &4 at the Lambton Generating Station. He led a very active life as he was very involved in boating as he loved to sail and operate motor boats for which his children loved to ski behind. He golfed in Mooretown before joining the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club, where he was a curling director and board member. He was presented with the David R. Stratford Award for the most respected member in 2010. Murray and Gaye enjoyed travelling in their RV as they travelled from coast to coast several times while visiting friends and family along the way. The last several years they enjoyed wintering in Weslaco, Texas in the Rio Grande Valley and spending their time in the summer at the Sinclair Family Cottage near Grand Bend. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Tuesday May 30, 2023 from 4- 6 p.m. where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. Bob Mercer officiating. Cremation will follow and Murray will be laid to rest in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Brantford at a later date. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Messages and condolences may be left online @   Knight 519-862-2845.

Visitation Information

Tuesday May 30, 2023 from 4-6 p.m.


Canadian Cancer Society St. Joseph's Hospice, Sarnia

Funeral Date

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Knight Funeral Home.

21 thoughts on “Murray Sinclair”

  1. A lovely man. Many good memories of the skating family both Sara and Gaye. Murray always the gentle supporter. He will be missed.

  2. Murray and Diane Wahl

    Our hearts are heavy , with your loss. Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family Gaye. Lovingly Murray and Diane

  3. Nancy Ravenhorst

    Gaye, Sara and Daryl – so sorry to hear about Murray. I enjoyed working with him at Elecsar – always calm and humourous. I am sure you will miss him greatly. Sincere condolences…

  4. Laura Farnand (Macartney)

    Gaye, Sara and Daryl
    Know that I am thinking of you and send my sincere condolences. I have such fond memories of all the skating years we shared and I remember Murray being a great help with Carnival and a very supportive and loving Husband and Father. Enjoy your special memories. Laura

  5. So sorry to hear of Murray’s passing. I remember the years at Lambton GS. and the fond memories working and socializing together. Condolences to you Gaye and your family.

  6. Marc & Gina Hewitt

    We are sorry to hear of Murray’s passing. We enjoyed having you and Murray as neighbours and “happy hour” friends at Ranchero Village. Our sincerest condolences to the entire Sinclair family.

    Marc & Gina Hewitt

  7. Our sincere condolences to you, Gaye, and your family. Murray was a kind, gentle man and we feel honoured to have known him. Our love and hugs, Reg and Donna

  8. Dear Gaye and family,
    I was so sorry to hear of Murray’s passing today. I always enjoyed our chats while trimming Murray’s hair. May many fun and happy memories bring you and your family comfort. My sincere condolences, Chrissie Heil💕

  9. Matthew Klinck

    I am so very sorry to hear of Mr Sinclair’s passing hearing this news is very sad. I was just sitting with my dad tonight remembering all the great times my sister and i had playing pool in the basement and going for boat rids on the lake great memories for sure. he will truely be missed by me and my family you. Will be keeping you in are thoughts and prayers. My Sincere condolences on your loss

    Matthew Klinck
    Windsor Ontario

  10. Dear Gaye I was saddend to hear of Murry’s Passing he was a very fine man and espicially a family man. The children and i have fond memories of us visiting your home in the summertime. I shell keep you in my thoughts and prayers My Sincere condolences to you and your family on your loss.

    David M klinck
    Windsor Ontario

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