(Laurentian Lodge #81)
Peacefully and surrounded by love on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at the CSSS d'Antoine Labelle, L'Annonciation, Quebec. Beloved husband of the late Gene Taruska. Loving father of Nancy (Shane Livingstone) and Valerie (Jason Schock). Very special Papu of Broden, Rhys and Riley. Also survived by his brothers Doug, Ken, David and Alf, nieces, nephews and countless friends across the country. Predeceased by his parents Howard and Pearl Staniforth, his brother Bob and his sister Myrna. A special thank you to Janic Cote for the companionship and care she gave Dad. An evening of remembrance will be held in Ottawa, Ontario on Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 6 - 9 PM at the Bells Corners Legion, 4026 Old Richmond Rd. A visitation will also be held on Friday, October 5, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the J.P. MacKimmie Funeral Home, 96 Village St., Arundel, Quebec. A Masonic Service will follow at the Laurentian Lodge #81 on Saturday at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers donations to the Soins Palliatifs, Fondation CHDL-CRHV, 1525 rue l'Annonciation, Nord, Riviere Rouge, Quebec J0T 1T0 or your local chapter of Victoria Quilts would be appreciated by the family.