William McWhinney: 1923-2013Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
SooToday.com received the following announcement today from the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre regarding World War II veteran, William McWhinney.
MCWHINNEY, William “Bill” - Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital at the age of 90.
Beloved husband of the late Margaret and common law of Maria A. Tinker for 32 years.
Father of Dale Marcano of Elkorn, Manitoba and Richard McWhinney of Regina, Saskatchewan.
Son of the late Hugh and Ruby McWhinney. Dear brother of Pat Arrowsmith (Bob), Isabel Evanochko of Winnipeg, Hugh McWhinney (Wilma) of Calgary, Bruce McWhinney of Sault Ste. Marie and Robert McWhinney of Colusa, California.
Bill will be missed by his niece and nephews and step nieces.
He will be remembered by his good friends Frank and Judy Jolicoeur.
Bill was a veteran Second World War with RCA 92 BTY 3RD FLO Regt. 1ST Division and a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion for 65 years.
Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Funeral service from the chapel at 3 p.m.
Mrs. Helen Smith officiating.
Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 would be appreciated.
We would like to thank the staff at the SAH emergency department and also the staff at Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre for their care and kindness.
Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com
At the going down of the sun
And in the morning
We will remember them.
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion are requested to assemble at the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 3 p.m. for a memorial service for the late William “Bill” McWhinney.