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CHALMERS, Iain Norton

Published:May 13, 2019

Event Date:May 09, 2019

 

Iain Norton CHALMERS

Iain Norton Chalmers Iain passed away peacefully at The Wenleigh LTC in Mississauga on May 9, 2019. Pre-deceased by his wife Betty, parents David and Annie, brother David and sister Helen. Much loved father of Siobhan (Bill Parker) and grandfather of Katie and Graeme. Brother-in-law to Betsey, Ros, Dorothy and Ted and many nieces and nephews. Born in Leeds, England, on January 28, 1931, Iain's character was greatly influenced during his school years aboard the HMS Conway, a naval training academy. Upon graduation he joined the British Merchant Navy and the Blue Funnel Line, sailing the world over the following six years. In 1953, Iain emigrated to Canada, eventually settling in Hamilton and a 30-year career in Purchasing at Westinghouse. He met and married Betty in 1961 and the two spent 57 happy years together in Burlington and Brighton until Betty's death in 2018. Among many other pleasures, Iain particularly enjoyed a "Full English", clean windows and the company of dogs. We will miss you. Cremation has taken place and a family celebration of life will follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Lions Foundation of Canada Guide Dogs.

 

Category: Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspaper(s): Oakville Beaver, Oakville Today

Location: Hamilton

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