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Donald Richard Sr. Kemsley

KEMSLEY, Donald Richard Sr. - Peacefully, surrounded by loving family on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Bluewater Health, Donald Richard Kemsley Sr. passed away at the age of 88. Beloved husband of Karen for 62 years. Loving father of Donald Kemsley Jr. (Jackie) and Tammy Douglas. Cherished grandfather of Chas., Candace and Aaron. Will be fondly remembered by Julie and Dave, and by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his daughter-in-law Barb Kemsley, his parents Edward and Ruby Kemsley, and by his siblings. A special thank you to Dr. Yoshida, Dr. Lilly, and the staff of Bluewater Health Palliative Care and Bayshore HealthCare. Cremation has taken place. In keeping with Donald’s wishes, a service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or Sarnia & District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME , 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca13330363
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Posted by Carol Dunseith (Acquaintance) On Saturday, March 16, 2019
Tammy and Chas, so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. I have fond memories of the many People-Pet Walk-a-thons we all volunteered for. Always willing to help out and always a good laugh or two. I know one thing for certain, he adored and loved you both.


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Condolences to the Kemsley family
Posted by Cathy & Rick (Cassies Cottage) On Saturday, March 16, 2019
Knew Mr. Kemsley for many years and will miss one of our nicest customers at the bakery. He is in our thoughts.
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Posted by Linda McPhee (friend) On Friday, March 15, 2019
To: Karen, Tammy and Don Jr. I was so sorry and surprised to hear that Don had passed on. He was always a strong man and he was special friend to my Dad. You are in my thoughts.

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