SUTHERLAND, Donald - Passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. Don was in his 80th year. Loving husband to Doris Green for almost 20 years. Cherished father to Sheree Sutherland (Moe Holmes), Laurel Sutherland, Kimberly Raymond, Warren Sutherland, and step- daughters Joanie and Jennifer Harper. Special Gramps to Teresa, William, Marcy, Christopher, Krystal, Dawson and Jamie, and great-grandchildren; Alacia, Amanda, Austin, Katelyn and Robert. Don will be sadly missed by his brother Norman and sister Julie. Predeceased by his parents Julia Matthews and Norman Sutherland and his sister Sandra Wallace. He will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. In keeping with Donald's wishes, cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to PLEASANTVIEW FUNERAL AND RECEPTION CENTRE - 905-892-1699. A service to celebrate his life will be held on Wednesday, February 27th at 5:00 p.m. at the Start Me Up Hall - 17 Gale St., St. Catharines. Memorial donations directed to Alcoholics Anonymous would be appreciated by his family.

Published in the Toronto Star on Feb. 23, 2013