Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the age of 83. Loving father of Darcy Willet and Karen Willet (Bill). Proud grandpa of Heidi Willet, Nora Willet, Josh Willet (Tianna) and Liam Willet. Great grandpa of Emersyn Willet and Sawyer Willet whom he adored dearly. Predeceased by his parents Lorne and Violet Willet. Brother and best friend of Doug (Sandy) and their family. Dear brother of Ruby (Jerry) and predeceased by Lesley, George, Charlie, Catherine, Harold and Helen. Ira will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Everyone who knew Ira knew that he was a strong man who enjoyed to joke around and always put his family first.
At Ira's request no funeral service will be held. Memorial contributions (payable by cheque or online) to ARCH would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home - Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. East 705-759-2522) Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.arthurfuneralhome.com for the Willet family.