(August 1, 1940 - August 6, 2020 - Passed away peacefully at the Thessalon Hospital at the age of 80. Beloved husband of the late Gayle Whitely (nee Mathieu). Loving father of Jodi Phillips (Tom). Proud papa of Jordan, Mariah and Caleb. Predeceased by his parents Oswald and Lily. Dear brother of Joan Urajnik (late John) and the late Alan. Cherished uncle of Karen, Dianna and Laurie. Garth will be missed by his dear friend Yvette Belair. He will be fondly remembered by many other friends and family.
Friends are invited to visit at Arthur Funeral Home - Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E.) on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 from 10 am until 11:30 am. Please call Arthur Funeral Home 705-759-2522 to book an appointed time as capacity is limited due to COVID-19 restrictions (masks required). A private family service will be held. Memorial contributions (payable by cheque or online) to the Sault Area Hospital - Cancer Care Fund or NSHN - Thessalon Site would be greatly appreciated. A special thank you to Dr. Rassouli, Dr. McLaren and the staff at the Thessalon Hospital for their care and compassion shown to Garth during his stay. Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.