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Donald Perry

PERRY, Donald - 1932 - 2017 Passed away unexpectedly, with his loving family by his side, at the Timmins and District Hospital on Monday March 6, 2017. Beloved husband of Leitha Perry (née Ruttan). Loving father of the late Derrick Perry (Jan. 1967), Wayne Perry (Jennifer) of Timmins, Kevin Perry of Nanaimo, BC and Kimberly Doyle (David) of North Port, Florida. Dear grandfather of MacKenzie and Hailey. He is survived by his sister Betty McInall of New Liskeard. Predeceased by his parents Frederick and Verna Perry and by his sister Shirley Perry. Don was born and raised in New Liskeard and started a career as a Conservation Officer with the MNR in Kirkland Lake where he met his wife of 51 years Leitha Ruttan. After a number of placements they moved and made Timmins their home where they raised their three children. Don was a humble man who was devoted to his family and enjoyed his work. In his earlier years he loved fishing and hunting. Don also liked to spend time in the outdoors bird watching, riding his bike and golfing. He also had a talent for wood carving. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. The family would like to say thank you to the doctors and the nursing staff at Timmins and District Hospital for their care and compassion. A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 12 pm in the funeral home chapel. Interment will take place at a later date in Valley View Cemetery in New Liskeard. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 10 from 11 am - 12 pm at LESSARD-STEPHENS FUNERAL HOME 705-268-4488 Donations made to the Timmins and District Hospital Foundation will be greatly appreciated. Online donations and condolences can be made at www.lessardstephens.com13153226
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Posted by Rick & Loretta Stransky (friend of Wayne) On Thursday, March 9, 2017
Wayne, we are so sorry to hear of your father's passing. We speak of him often, whenever we look at the carving he made for Rick. Our deepest condolences to yourself, your mother and the rest of your family.

Rick and Loretta

Posted by Dino and Nancy Berlingeri (Former neighbours) On Wednesday, March 8, 2017
We are very sad to hear the passing of your loving husband and father. Our sincere sympathy to you Leitha and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

Dino, Nancy, Brenda, David and families.

Posted by Richard & Lillian McCord (friends) On Wednesday, March 8, 2017
To Don's family, we extend our most sincerest condolences. Don was a very caring person, no matter where you met him (mostly in the bush) he had time for you and always with a smile. CO's like Don are hard to come by. God has a beautiful angel by his side- God Bless.
Our deepest sympathies
Posted by Ray Hudon (former co worker) On Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Leitha and family

Sorry to read of Don's passing. Our deepest sympathies.

Ray and Claudette Hudon (Welland)

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