ABELL, James "Jim" Ernest - Peacefully in the presence of his family at Providence Healthcare on February, 4th, 2013 in his 90th year. Predeceased by his beloved wife Isabel Carol Hindle. Jim was born in Goderich, Ontario and was the youngest son of William Parker Abell and Alexina Craigie. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force and following the war joined the CIBC, where he worked until he retired. Loving father of Lynda Fox (Ron Harris) and Kathy Wilkinson (Wayne Hunwicks). Devoted grandfather of Jeff Fox (Katy), Kera Watters (Kevin), Stacey Wilkinson (Richard) and Grant Wilkinson (Jessica). Will be sadly missed by his friend Ed Mesker. Also remembered by John Fox and Marty Wilkinson. The family wishes to thank all of the staff at Sunnybrook Hospital and the A4 staff at Providence Healthcare for their compassionate care. At Jim's request, cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held in Goderich in the spring. A Celebration of Jim's life will be held in Toronto at a time to be determined. Donations in Jim's memory may be made to a charity of your choice.
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Published in the Toronto Star on Feb. 6, 2013