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MAECK, Lorne Howard - March 7th, 1926 - May 5th, 2014 - After a full and blessed life, the family of Lorne Maeck announces his peaceful passing on Monday May 5th, 2014 at the age of 88. Loving father of Doug (Ada), Peter (Sharon) and Janice (Steve). Proud grandfather of Lee, Stephanie, Bill and Joe. Great grandfather to Thor and Eden. Predeceased by his loving wife Ivy and siblings Mary, Gordon, Carl, Evelyn, Walter, Robert and Velma. As a true entrepreneur, he established and operated a number of businesses throughout his career. He served as the MPP for Parry Sound and was the Minister of Revenue in the William Davis Cabinet. He was a pillar of strength and wisdom and the foundation of our family. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing his wit and charm. The family would like to thank the wonderful caregivers at Leisureworld for their exceptional support and comfort during the past few years. Legion service at Grace Anglican Church on Wednesday May 7th, 2014 at 5:30 p.m followed by visitation from 6-9 p.m. Funeral service at Chalmers United Church on Thursday May 8th, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment South River Cemetery. Memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to RANEY FUNERAL CHAPEL . Online condolences may be made at HREF="http://www.raneyfuneralchapel.ca">www.raneyfuneralchapel.ca
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Posted by Brian Stevens (family friend) On Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Peter & Sharon, heartfelt condolences at the passing of Lorne,a terrific individual and someone who had a solid record of building a province while in government. Raised a pretty sharp young man around the bargaining table too.

Brian Stevens

Great Uncle who gave me great memories
Posted by Heather Warren (Great Niece) On Friday, May 9, 2014
I'm so sorry to hear about the news of Uncle Lorne's passing. I just found out, and am extremely sad.

I have a lot of wonderful memories of him, the most recent of his teasing me about how I used to follow him around as a little girl.

He was a wonderful man, and will be greatly missed.

RIP Uncle Lorne

Heather

So Sad
Posted by Lori Parliament (Great Neice) On Thursday, May 8, 2014
I am sorry to hear the news of Uncle Lorne passing on. He was an exceptional man. I have many wonderful memories of their visits to Chippawa and of our visits to see him and Auntie Ivy. They were always so good to me when I was young and I will always remember Uncle Lorne's kindness, generosity and his incredible sense of humour. My sincerest condolences to Doug, Peter, Janice and your families.
The Pillar of the family
Posted by John Parliament (Nephew) On Thursday, May 8, 2014
It is with extreme sadness that we express our condolences to Doug, Peter and Janice (and their families) on the passing of Uncle Lorne. He and Ivy always had an open door for relatives who were in the area, and extended such a warm and inviting welcome to all who dropped in. We have many wonderful memories and cherish the times we were able to share. He will be sorely missed.
Farewell to a Great man , uncle & friend
Posted by Ken Parliament (nephew) On Wednesday, May 7, 2014
It is with deep sorrow ,that I receive news of the passing of Uncle Lorne ! He was a fine example of a human being , friend , and gave me great comfort and solace ,throughout my life, He will be kept close to my heart , and lovingly remembered ,always ! My sincere and heartfelt condolences ,and prayers go out to Doug ,Pete ,and Janice & families along with the rest of the Maeck family ! We have lost a great Man !
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