Hugh EDWARDS

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EDWARDS, Hugh Allan
"Gone Fishing"
After a long battle with Parkinson's, peacefully at Hospice Renfrew, on Friday, December 7, 2012, with his family by his side in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Joan Bennett; loving dad of Roger (Kim), Scott (Cheryl), Terry (Patty), Renfrew, Chris (Sandra), Ottawa. Cherished grandpa or Poppa of Jeff, James, Josh, Bethany, Tyler, Lindsay, Shawn, Mitchell, Caylan and Drew, and great-grandfather of six. Dear brother Diane Lott, Milton, Eunice Graham, Perth, Richard and David, of British Columbia. Predeceased by his parents Lisa Lyons and Lloyd Edwards, sister Lal McEachern and brother Bud. Hugh was born in Thunder Bay and came to Renfrew in his teens with school chum Frank (Curly) Roche and remained best friends for over 55 years with Curly, his wife Carolyn and their family. He stayed in Renfrew from then on, a town he loved, working at Amphenol (now Times Fibre) for 40 years. He retired in 1998 from his job as General Manager. He was involved in hockey and many different projects throughout the years in the community. Hugh will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. Visitations at the GOULET FUNERAL HOME, 310 Argyle St. S., Renfrew, Sunday: 7 to 9 p.m., Monday: 2 to 4, 7 to 9 p.m. only. Service will be conducted in Trinity St. Andrew's United Church, Renfrew, Tuesday, December 11 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Rosebank Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Hugh's wishes were for donations to the Renfrew Food Bank or Hospice Renfrew.

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310 Argyle Street South
Renfrew, ON K7V 1T9
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Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Dec. 8 to Dec. 10, 2012
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