RONALD WALLACE (ROOKIE) BENKENDORF After a long battle with cancer, Ron died peacefully at Southlake Hospital, Newmarket and went home to our Lord on January 28, 2014. Ron died peacefully with his family at his side. Ron leaves behind wife Marilyn. Loving father of Ryan (Kaelyn) and Carly (Kane). Ron is also the dear son of Margaret Benkendorf and the late Roy Benkendorf, and a wonderful brother to sister Sharon and husband Clem. Ron will be sadly missed by all his dear nieces, nephews, friends and colleagues of Canadian Tire who continued to visit him and support him during this long battle. Visitation for Ron will be at the Taylor Funeral Home, 524 Davis Drive, Newmarket, L3Y 2P3, on Thursday, January 30 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place at the Taylor Funeral Home on Friday, January 31 at 1 p.m. Burial to follow at Queensville Cemetery. The family would like to thank Dr. Fry and the nurses in the Palliative Care Cancer Unit for the love and care they gave to Ron. In lieu of flowers, if you would like to remember Ron please consider a donation to the Southlake Chaplaincy Program or the Southlake Cancer and Palliative Care Unit, 596 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON L3Y 2P9. Online condolences may be placed at www.taylorfh.ca
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Published in the Toronto Star on Jan. 30, 2014