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PENROSE, Bill - Passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Thursday, January 3, 2013. William Earl Frederick Penrose, of RR 3, Durham, in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Lynda Puma-Penrose. Loving father of Jamie Penrose (Chona) of Orangeville, Karen (Frank Roberts) of Brampton, Kathie (Jeffrey Bilger) of Strathroy, Len Puma (Christine) of Innisfil and Tony Puma (Lori) of Tottenham. Fondly remembered by his 6 grandchildren. Dear brother of Don (Sharon) Penrose of Penetang. Bill retired after 27 years with the Metro Toronto Police and he was also a former member of the OPP/ The Commissioner's Own Pipes and Drums Band. Friends may call at the Durham Legion (271 Bruce Street North, Durham/Municipality of West Grey) on Sunday, January 6, 2013 from 12:00 - 2:30 p.m., where a celebration of Bill's life will be held at 2:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, London Health Sciences Foundation or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the MCCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham, 1-855-369-3837.

Published in the Toronto Star on Jan. 5, 2013