Veteran WW II
Ken Weller, WWII veteran of Duncan, Ontario entered into rest peacefully at Errinrung Long Term Care on June 27, 2019 at the age of 97.
He was born in Collingwood Township on April 28, 1922, a son of the late Asa Weller and Ina Armstrong and was raised in the little community of Duncan. He was predeceased by his wife of 72 years, Betty (nee Jordan) in January of 2019. He will be dearly missed by his daughters Nancy Smith and husband Keith of Brighton and Brenda Smith and husband Harvey of Duncan.
Ken will be the sadly missed “Gramps” of Garry Shaw (Sandra Detmar) and their children Patrick and Gillian of Cambridge, Jamie Smith (Yu Jung Lee) and their children Lucius and Mark of Peterborough, Tracy Barfoot (Clinton) and their children Tristan, Chloe and Rayna of Meaford, Benjamin Smith (Sarah Morris) and their son Duncan of Vancouver B.C., Tricia Smith (Mark Handrahan) and their children Charlie and Eli of Moncton N.B., and Graham Smith (Leila Sepahi) of Toronto.
Ken was predeceased by his siblings Mary Knibbs, Maurice, Eugene, Gary and Gordon Weller. He will be sadly missed by Marjorie Weller, Alan and Shirley Jordan, Jack Bradley and Bill Forbes and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service officiated by Rev. Peggy Kipfer celebrating Ken’s 97 years of sharing his love of the Beaver Valley will be conducted at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Thornbury preceded by a service of remembrance by RCL Branch 281 on Wednesday July 3rd at 11 a.m. Family will receive friends at the church the hour prior to service.
A service of committal and interment will follow at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to Beaver Valley Branch 281 RCL Poppy Fund or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
Visitation: St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Thornbury, ON
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 11:00 AM
Service: Legion Service precedes funeral service at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church