Suddenly at his home on Monday, March 8, 2004 at the age of 70. Cherished husband of Sandi (nee Andrews). Loving father of Darlene Marinelli (Vince) of Orangeville, Ontario and Kim Tiplady of Echo Bay. Loving stepfather of Brandi Williamson of Thessalon, Bev Butcher of Cornwall, Ontario and Jodi King of Lindsay, Ontario. Caring grandfather of Ryan and Matt Marinelli and step grandfather of Brett, Sandra, Sami, Skylar, Grant and Liam. Beloved brother of Carole Hewett (Ken) of Sault Ste. Marie and Dennis Tiplady (Karen) of London, Ontario. Stepbrother of John Erkkila (Margie) of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Beloved son and stepson of Arvilla and Neil Erkkila and the late Fred Tiplady. Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Friday, March 12, 2004 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Saturday, March 13, 2004 at 10 a.m. Rev. Jan Schenell officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Humane Society or charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.