Graham Lamont of Thornbury, Ontario, passed away suddenly, but peacefully, on Sunday October 13, 2019.
Graham was born in Durham, Ontario and was the son of Stanley and Annie Pust (nee Graham).
He is remembered as the beloved husband of Mary Lamont (Miller), for 66 years and a wonderful father to his children, Cindy ( Leonard Chilton), William ( Mary Sue Grant), Mary Louise ( Craig McGuffin ), and Heather ( Robert Hamilton ).
He was an esteemed grandfather to Christopher, Nathan, Adam, David and Beth. Great grandfather to Emma, Jakob, Grace, Ryan, Katelyn, Rachel, Logan and Oliver.
Graham was predeceased by his brothers, Stanley, Ken, Don and Lorne Pust.
Graham was a Major in the Princess Patricia’s Regiment in Newmarket. He served during the cold war period. He was a revered teacher, beginning his career in a one room school house in Glenelg Township. He also taught Junior High in Toronto for many years. He was a faithful church member serving as an elder, on the board of managers and in the choir over the years. Graham also was an author of textbooks, educational curriculum, short stories and articles.
A memorial funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Thornbury, on Thursday October 17th 2019 at 2 p.m. following which family will receive friends in the reception hall.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations to St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church (cheques only please) or a charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON N4L 1B9 to whom arrangements have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:00 PM
Memorial Service: St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Thornbury