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Harry McCoubrey

Published:Dec 07, 2017

Event Date:Nov 27, 2017

 

Harry McCoubrey

McCoubrey, Harry It is with great sadness that the family of Harry Frederick McCoubrey share the news of his death on Monday November 27th at the Brockville General Hospital in his 94th year.Beloved husband and best friend of Marjre. Loving Father of Dane (Marnie), Jane (Richard), Susan (Adam), Christopher and Timothy (Donna). Predeceased by daughter Penny.Harry will be missed by his Grandchildren, Ryan, Shawn, John, Kathryn, Jeremy, Eliza, Tristan, Jehanne, Jared and Jacob as well as several Great Grandchildren. Harry served overseas in the Canadian Army during the Second World War. He obtained his Civil Engineering degree at Dalhousie University in Halifax. Harry spend two years in British East Africa in the Country of Tanzania working on the infrastructure. From here Harry spent five years in Elliott Lake during the Uranium boom. He then accepted a position with the Niagara Regional Water Commission. Harry and his family came to Smiths Falls were he was the Manager/Engineer of the Smiths Falls Water Commission until his retirement in 1989. Harry was actively involved in the Easter Seal Society and served as a volunteer Chairman of Merrywood Camp. He was in the Rotary Club and he received the highest honour at the Rotary Club in Smiths Falls with the Paul Harris Award. Harry had a love for sailing and an even greater love for time spent with family and friends. A Celebration of Harry's life will take place at a later date. Treasured forever in our hearts. Message of condolence may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com 613 342 2792

 

Category: Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspaper(s): Ottawa East News

Location: Brockville

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