At the Ferguson Funeral Home in Meaford, ON N4L 1B9
REEKIE, ALLEN DOUGLAS
Born in Collingwood on May 25, 1930, a son of the late Alfred Ernest and Constance Jane (nee Clendenan) Reekie, Allen passed away at University Hospital in London on Friday March 1, 2019 at the age of 88.
Allen, formerly of Euphrasia Township and latterly of Meaford, is survived by his beloved wife Joan (nee Findlay) and was predeceased by his first wife Shirley (nee Breadner).
He will be remembered as a loved father, grandfather and great-grandfather by son Ian and his wife Debra Reekie of Oro Station and their children Michael, David (Kate) and their daughter Eloise, and Helen (Axel); daughter Wanda Reekie and her husband Patrick Allcock of Collingwood and children Brittany and Shelby; son Scott Reekie and partner KellyAnn Zander of Toronto and daughters Sierra and Kelsie; daughter Cheryl Kasserman of Barrie and daughter Amanda (Joey Eagles), and Sara; and by daughter Victoria and her husband Barry Jackson of Stroud and their children McKenzie and Riley.
Sisters Muriel Reekie of Camperdown and Mabel (Bill) Almond of Meaford and sister-in–law Katherine Reekie survive Allen and he was predeceased by a sister Alice Wilson of Vandeleur and Harvey Reekie of Clarksburg. He will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews and their families.
A family service of committal and interment of Allen’s remains will take place at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery. A memorial funeral service celebrating Allen’s life will be held at the Olivet Baptist Church, Ivan Street, Meaford followed by a reception on Saturday March 23rd at 1 p.m.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to the Olivet Baptist Church, Canadian Cancer Society or Meaford Hospital Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON N4L 1B9 to whom arrangements have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
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