HEWSON, Jeffrey “HEWY“ Kenneth - (August 15, 1961 - July 12, 2011) It is with heavy hearts that our family announces the sudden passing of Jeff. Survived by his wife and love of his life, Shelley and his much loved daughters, Keli and Erica. He will be sadly missed by his mother Marie Sutton, late father Ken, Brother Craig (Klara), nephew and many nieces, Uncle Al Hewson, mother-in-law Irene McKinley and brother-in-law Larry (Zena). Predeceased by brother-in-law Allen and father-in-law Ross McKinley. Jeff was a proud alumnus of Pauline Johnson Collegiate and Conestoga College. He was well known in the Brantford sports community as a player, coach, referee, 10-year President of the NBC Hockey League and dedicated leader of the Greens at Renton Hockey Club. Jeff was also very well known in the community giving significant time and effort organizing a number of Terry Fox runs; annually chairing the Greens at Renton Golf Tournament and Brantford Oldtimers Hockey Classic Tournament benefiting both our community and directly - the Sunshine Dreams for Kids. A special thank you to Jeff's courageous friends who battled for him when he needed it most. Jeff will live on in others because of his generous gifts as an organ donor. May those individuals live with the same zest for life that Jeff did. Friends will be received on Saturday, July 16th at McCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME, 495 Park Road North from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. As a motorcycle enthusiast Jeff invites all bikers to join him for one last ride together. Please join us Sunday July 17th at McCleister Funeral Home 12:30 p.m., where motorcycles and cars are invited for our ride to Lions Park where a celebration of Jeff's life will commence at 1:30 p.m. Arrive dressed in comfortable attire suitable for our outside ceremony. A reception to celebrate Jeff's life will follow. Details about the location will be announced. In lieu of flowers a bank account has been established for Jeff's daughters - Keli and Erica. Or if preferred, a donation can be made to the Sunshine Dreams for Kids. Online condolences, donations, service details available at www.mccleisterfuneralhome.ca. McCleister 519-758-1553 10344126
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so sorry to here form such a trafic lost
Posted by lyle goodbrand (friend) On Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Hey shelley this will be the hardest thing you face in life its such a sudden deaft ,you have your kids and got to hang tought for them , when i lost my wife suddenly it almost killed me , so i know what you are going throw if you want to talk call me lyle 905 6483420 i always loved your service you where always special take care
Posted by Dino Berardocco (friend) On Wednesday, August 3, 2011
I would like to express my sympathies to Shelley and the girls. I had the opportunity to work with Jeff at 2 places of employment. Jeff was a great guy and I'm glad that I had the opportunity to work with him and to have met him. Take care, Dino
Posted by Debbie Sherrell (Family friend) On Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Marie, Craig and family,
So sorry to hear this news. Saddens my hearts.
Thinking of you through this tragic time.
saddened at this time for your loss
Posted by lisa gatt (friend) On Monday, July 18, 2011
to shelley and the girls.
i am deeply saddened for your loss. i have so many wonderful memories throughout the years with jeff from high school to weddings to sporting events; and his zest for life was enormous. may your memories get you through this difficult time and know that you are in my prayers and thoughts.
keep strong, lisa gatt(zombeck,zacharski)
Sorry for your loss
Posted by The gooding family (Soccer player) On Monday, July 18, 2011
Sorry to hear of his sudden passing. Jeff was a great soccer coach. We really enjoyed going to tournaments he made everyone feel like family. Tc
Lisa. And hailey ( former player )