JOHN DANIEL EARLE PLESTID December 22, 1932 - March 3, 2014 With deep sadness we announce the sudden passing of Earle Plestid of Newmarket in his 82nd year, formerly of Grand River, PEI. Earle went to be with our Lord on Monday, March 3, 2014 at Markham Stouffville Hospital surrounded by his cherished family. Earle is survived by his best friend and beloved wife of 60 years Rita (nee Reeves). He will be greatly missed by his much loved children Danny and Diane, Brenda, Earle Jr., Alfred, Conrad, John, Donna and grandchildren Christopher, Brandon, Alex, Sarah, D.J., Adam, Anthony, Daniella, John, Caitlin and Vanessa and great-granddaughter Khloe. Earle was predeceased by his grandson Andy. Earle will be lovingly remembered for his strong faith in God and family, his quick wit, fine attention to detail and for always being there to help family and friends. Earle worked for the Provincial Government for 38 years in the Ministry of Health. After taking an early retirement he and Rita enjoyed being with family and vacationing in PEI. He was the rock of our family and will be forever missed. We would like to thank the EMS, doctors and nurses at MSH who took great care with Earle and Fr. Russell Asch for his comforting prayers. Visitation will take place at Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home March 7th 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church March 8th at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the parish hall. Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Newmarket.
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Published in the Toronto Star on Mar. 6, 2014