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William Fred Anticknap

ANTICKNAP, William Fred - 1944 – 2017 Passed away peacefully and surrounded by his loving family in the comfort of his home on Saturday, August 19, 2017 in his 73rd year. Beloved soul mate of Karen (nee Stone) since 1968, and proud and cherished father of daughter, Allison Marie of Brantford and son, Kristin William (Julianne) of China. Brother to Ronald (Beverley) of Fergus, Marie (the late John) of Goderich, and James (Donna) of Atwood. Brother-in-law to Bruce Stone and Katherine (Bob) Ronson. Forever remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Bill’s education started with completing his studies to become a Registered Nurse, and then later pursued a Baccalaureate in the Science of Nursing. He chaired the Founding process for the Canadian Nursing Students Association (CNSA) of Canada. Bill’s career began as a nurse and later moved into health education, working 22 years at the Brantford General Hospital, 5 years at Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital and 5 years at the Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre. He accumulated a vast variety of skills and implemented much advancement in the delivery of Health Care Education. Bill enjoyed attending special events, camping with his family and travelling, especially to Tennessee which was an annual trip every October for 30 plus years. Bill also found enjoyment in woodworking, gardening, photography and music, particularly the organ. Bill was also known for his commitment in serving many professional and community associations, and assisting with functions at his church. Most days in Brantford Bill could be found having coffee at McDonald’s or when in Dover enjoying the sunshine at the pier. He will be deeply missed by the many friends he has met along his journey. On behalf of the family a special thank you to all the VON Nursing staff and the Stedman Hospice palliative care team for all your support and kindness. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at the DENNIS TOLL FUNERAL HOME , 55 Charing Cross Street, Brantford on Friday, September 8, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. A funeral service celebrating Bill’s life will be held at St. James United Church, 150 Colborne Street S. Simcoe on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 2 p.m. with Rev. B. Bain officiating. Interment to follow at a later date. The family would appreciate expressions of sympathy be offered as donations to St. James United Church, Simcoe or the Stedman Community Hospice or your favourite charity. www.dennistoll.ca13207670
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Posted by Ann Markovich (friend) On Thursday, September 14, 2017
So sorry to hear of Bill's passing,my thoughts are with you and family
Sincere sympathy
Posted by Grace Elliott (BGH Alumnae) On Saturday, September 9, 2017
Dear Karen:

I was saddened to see Bill's obituary In the


I was in the Class of 65. Always enjoyed talking with Bill at our reunions.

Who will we get to take our group pictures now.

He will be missed. Take good care. Grace

A great person
Posted by Keith and Deanna Reese (Friend) On Thursday, September 7, 2017
We were saddened to hear Bill passed away. Our sincere sympathy to all the family. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Keith & Deanna
Thinking of you
Posted by Deborah & Ray Cole (Friend) On Thursday, September 7, 2017
Chris & family sorry to read the passing of your dad. Bill was very kind to me when I worked at the BGH.

Deborah & Ray Cole Paula's mom & dad

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