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Kenneth Breitenbach

Breitenbach, Kenneth , 62 of Pelham Ontario passed away peacefully on Friday April 28th, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones after a long hard fought 6 year battle with cancer. He was born in Welland Ontario, January 9th, 1955. Ken was a professional hockey player in the National Hockey League and was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1975 hockey draft. He played professionally until 1979. After his hockey career, Ken was an entrepreneur with Breitenbach Trucking, a metal fabricator at E.S. Fox, and was a Team Captain with Canadian Tire JumpStart. Above everything for what he was known for he wished to be remembered for by what he was most proud of, being a papa to his 5 grandchildren. Ken is survived by his loving wife Rosemary who was there every step of the way during his battle with cancer. Also survived by his loving mother Joyce Breitenbach and his children Ken Jr. (Gayle) Breitenbach, and Erica (Jeff) Horton. He leaves his grandchildren Victoria, Jenna, Emily, Jeffery Jr. and Megan, his sister in laws and brother in laws Denis and Angelina Carrier, Guy and Adriana Wilson, Clayton and the late Rita Booth, Joe and the late Fernanda Curcio, Kevin Kirk and the late Sylvana Pace. Ken will be sadly missed by his many uncle's, aunt's, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Ken is predeceased by his father Ernie Brietenbach, and his in-laws Terzo and Stella Pace. Special thanks to all of the staff at Hospice Niagara who provided exceptional care and comfort to Ken and his family. A celebration of life will be held at Faith Welland Church located at 380 South Pelham Road, Welland Ontario on Tuesday May 9th, 2017. Family will be receiving guests at 10 am with a service at 11 am. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in his honor to Canadian Tire's JumpStart program or to Hospice Niagara.13170945
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My Sincerest Condolences
Posted by Fiorella Hoogerdyk (Friend) On Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Dear Rosemary (& Family) "Tears are prayers too. They travel to God when we can't speak." Psalm 56:8 Thinking of you.
Heartfelt Sympathies
Posted by Rita (Silvestri) Denis (friend) On Monday, May 8, 2017
Rosemary, my sincere condolences to you and your family. May the love of family and friends comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.
My Sincere Condolences
Posted by Diane Busby (Co-Worker) On Monday, May 8, 2017
Thinking of you and your family Rosemary and wishing you Strength, Courage and Faith that will see you through this most difficult time. May God in His Divine presence be with all of you at this sad time....
Posted by Anna Noiles (friend) On Sunday, May 7, 2017
Dear Rose and family. I am so very sorry for your loss. May the wonderful memories you have of Ken, bring you some comfort during this very difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. xxxxx
Posted by Dave Kuipers (friend) On Sunday, May 7, 2017
Ken was great guy fun to be with had aolt of good times back in the hardrock days my deepest condolences to all the family

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