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Stanley William "Stan" Wonnacott

WONNACOTT, Stanley William "Stan" - A resident of Raleigh Township, Stan Wonnacott passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus with his family at his side on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the age of 95. Born in Raleigh Township, Stan Wonnacott was the son of the late Fred and Annie (Stacey) Wonnacott. Beloved husband of 60 years to the late Betty (nee Marshall). Loving father of Wayne (Linda) Wonnacott of Chatham. Father-in-law to Linda D. Wonnacott of Calgary, AB. Proud Grandpa of Deb Wonnacott (Jim Cass), Carol Wonnacott (Peter Nasheed), Barb Wonnacott, Cheryl Stewart (Mike) and Brent Wonnacott. Great-Grandpa of Jacob and Ryan Cass and Avery and Chase Stewart. Dear uncle to Sue Marshall as well as many nieces and nephews. Son-in-law to the late Cecil and Mabel (Lowry) Marshall. Predeceased by his son John Wonnacott and his brother George (late Betty) Wonnacott. Also missed by friends, extended family and the River Road Couples Club. Stan farmed all of his life in Raleigh. He was an active member at St. Thomas Anglican Church and was a member of numerous agricultural committees and boards. Family received friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 7:00 - 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home at 11:00am on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. Cremation to follow with a private family interment at St. Thomas Anglican Cemetery to be held at a later date. Donations made in memory of Stan to the Chatham Kent Community Foundation - Environmental Legacy Fund or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at McKINLAY FUNERAL HOME 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham 519-351-2040 13250404
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The Loss of a True Gentleman
Posted by Joannie Wonnacott (Niece) On Thursday, February 8, 2018
It a hard road to walk but Uncle Stan was a True Gentleman. He made big shoes to fill, but the example he set has been passed to all of his children and grandchildren. I know Uncle Stan will be missed. He will always be among you in little ways, as you all care a small part of him forward.
In Sympathy
Posted by Dan O'Rourke (Neighbour on River Road Raleigh) On Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Even though he was a neighbour way around the bend his farm was right across from our home and we enjoyed some of his Pea harvest when the field would allow.I recall when I was a young fellow and the barn next to the Argenti's house next to ours, I helped hang tobacco one summer and got a real taste of hard,dirty work then and also hoeing in the fields.What a very nice and gentle man ....may Mr. Wonnacott rest in heavenly peace with John and Mrs Betty,my sincerest condolences to your family.
Praying for you
Posted by Kim Cooper (Friend) On Wednesday, February 7, 2018
To Wayne and the Wonnacott family - I am so sorry to hear of Stan's passing. What an amazing man he was. Always kind and encouraging, and a farmer that was always thinking of others. He will be missed. May each of you sense the peace and strength of our Lord during this difficult time.
Posted by Brenda Leclair (Flook) (old neighbour) On Wednesday, February 7, 2018
I am sorry to hear of Stan's passing. my thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time.
Sorry about your loss
Posted by Roger Sterling (friend) On Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Wayne,sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Our condolences to you and your family. Always enjoyed our chats when he delivered tomatoes to Campbell's. He was a well respected man in our community.

Roger & Carrie Sterling

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