In Memory

Union Brother Shawn McKay passed away June 15, 2024.

Shawn was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, as a painter in Finished Products on May 29, 1989, at that time Shawn became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863. Shawn was there until the plant closed in 2009.

Visitation will be held at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Wednesday, June 19th, from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Wingham Cemetery.

https://mcburneyfuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1517/Shawn-McKay/obituary.html#tribute-start

Union Brother Larry Watson passed away February 7, 2024.

Larry was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, as a fitter in the Finished Products Dept. on February 22, 1971, at that time became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863. Larry retired from the plant in 2006.

A celebration of life will take place Saturday, April 20, 2024, at the Goderich Legion, Branch 109, Kingston Street.
https://www.arbormemorial.ca/en/mccallumpalla/obituaries/larry-cameron-watson/119295.html

Union Brother David “Dave” Fee passed away December 28, 2023.

Dave was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, as a stock controller in the Parts Dept. on March 23, 1966, at that time became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863. Dave retired in 1997.

Interment at the Maitland Cemetery in the spring of 2024.
https://www.arbormemorial.ca/en/mccallumpalla/obituaries/david-bruce-fee/117104.html

Union Brother Ronald “Ron” Hamilton passed away August 30, 2023.

Ron was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, as a welder in the Fabrication Dept. on October 10, 1984, at that time became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863. Jack retired in 2005.

Funeral gathering at 10am and Service at 11 a.m. at Knox Presbyterian Church in Goderich, Ontario, followed by interment at the Maitland Cemetery at 12 p.m., and luncheon at the Legion Branch 109 in Goderich, Ontario at 12:30 p.m.
https://www.arbormemorial.ca/mccallumpalla/obituaries/ronald-hamilton/108601

Union Brother Wayne Bruce Dupee

March 16, 1947  June 29, 2023
Wayne was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, as a fitter in Finished Products on September 10, 1973, at that time became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863. Wayne was there until the plant closed in 2009.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of life to be held at Clinton Royal Canadian Legion, 95 Kirk Street, Clinton, on Friday July 21, 2023 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

https://memorials.falconerfuneralhomes.com/wayne-dupee/5223303/index.php

Union Brother Ross A. “Sandy” Andrews|
08-Jun-1934 – 30-Jun-2023 

Sandy was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, on February 1, 1961, at that time became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863. Sandy became a Quality Inspector Lead Hand and retired c1999.

Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held on Saturday July 22, 2023 at 1 P.M. at Dungannon Cemetery. A Celebration of Sandy’s Life will follow from 2-5 P.M. at the Goderich Legion.

https://www.arbormemorial.ca/mccallumpalla/obituaries/sandy-andrews/105954

There will be a celebration of his life on Saturday July 15th, 2023 upstairs at the Goderich Legion from 1-4pm.
Cremation has taken place.
There will be a private graveside service at the Kintail Cemetery at a later date.

If friends desire, a donation to the Dialysis unit at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital in Goderich would be appreciated. 

https://www.arbormemorial.ca/mccallumpalla/obituaries/glenn-merel-ferguson/105516

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Union Brother Glenn “Fergie” Ferguson

passed away June 20, 2023.

Glenn was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, as a machinist in the Machine Shop on September 5, 1974, at that time became a member of IAMAW LL1863. Glenn was there until the plant closed in 2009.

Fergie is survived by his loving wife, Margaret (Margie) Ferguson of 49 years.
He was the proud father of Joan (Jay) Austin, Glenn (Anne) and Nathan (Stacy) Ferguson all of Goderich.
He is also survived by his much adored grandchildren, Haley,
Chloe, Katie, Camryn, Jordyn, Bennett and Callie. And great-granddaughter,
Ella.
Fergie is predeceased by his parents Gordon and Allie Ferguson and an infant brother, John Henry all of Delhi.

 

Union Brother William “Bill” Park

passed away June 9, 2023.

Bill was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, as a machinist in the Machine Shop on January 21, 1972, at that time became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863. Bill retired on April 1st, 1997.

Bill is resting at McCallum and Palla Funeral home where the visitation will be on Monday, June 12th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with the funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. Internment is at Colborne Cemetery.

https://www.arbormemorial.ca/mccallumpalla/obituaries/william-park/104965

MANUEL “MANNY” CRESENCIA

22-Jan-1941 – 07-Jun-2023

Brother Manny was a machinist with Megallen Aerospace for many years in LL717T

He held the positions of communicator for the DL78 and OPCM and could always be found with a camera in his hand; capturing the moments at every function. He was loved by everyone and will be greatly missed. 

Visitation at Glen Oaks Funeral Home Friday, June 16th 2023 from 5pm-8pm
The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, June 17th, 2023 at 11am with an hour of visitation prior to the service. 

The Service will also be Live Streamed for those how can not attend and a recording will also be available. 

Manuel “Manny” Cresencia | Obituary | Sharing Memories (arbormemorial.ca)

Glen Oaks is located at 3164 Ninth Line in Oakville

Union Brother Ronald “Ron” Brady

passed away May 5, 2023.

 Ron was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, as a machinist in the Machine Shop on January 16, 1974, at that time became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863. Ron retired in 2006.

 Haskett Funeral Home, 87 Goderich Street West, Seaforth. Cremation has taken place. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 10th at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with visitation prior from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Interment to follow at the Egmondville Cemetery.

 

https://www.haskettfh.com/brady-ronald-ron-edward-of-seaforth/

In Memory of
Sister Elizabeth Lang

Passed away February 5, 2023
a long standing member of Local Lodge 235- employed at  Metrolinx

Celebration of Life will be held for Elizabeth at the Oshawa Curling Club, Saturday, April 29thfrom 3:00pm – 7:00pm.  Please refer to the below link for more details.

https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/legacyremembers/elizabeth-lang-obituary?id=51459492

In Memory of Brother Clifford Pitz

February 6, 2023

We are saddened to announce the passing of Clifford on February the 6th 2023 at the North Bay Regional Health Centre surrounded by the love of his family at the age of 82. 

In Memory of Brother Richard “Rick” Christopher Peterson

February 4, 2023

Retired Brother at Fabrene where he worked as a Lab Analyst

 

In Memory of  Brother Wojciech Piotr Przybylo

April 29, 1961 – January 28, 2023

Retired Brother from Magellan Manufacturing

In Memory of Brother John “Jack” Cole 

Union Brother John “Jack” Cole passed away March 7, 2023.

Jack was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, in the Finished Products Dept. on October 11, 1973, at that time became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863. Jack retired in 1999.

McCallum & Palla Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday March 11, 2023 at 1 PM. Spring interment Maitland Cemetery.

https://www.arbormemorial.ca/mccallumpalla/obituaries/jack-cole/100576

In Memory of Brother Donald H Welsh

Union Brother Donald H. Welsh passed away February 14, 2023.

Donald was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, in the Research and Development Dept. on September  29, 1969, at that time became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863. Donald retired when the company closed in June, 2009.

Falconer Funeral Homes – 153 High St., Clinton, where the funeral service will be held on Monday February 20, 2023 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

https://memorials.falconerfuneralhomes.com/donald-welsh/5140682/index.php

In Memory of Brother Donald M. Plunkett

Union Brother Donald M. Plunkett passed away November 30, 2022.

Donald was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, in the Maintenance Dept. on November 26, 1970, at that time became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863, and retired in 1994.

At Donald’s request, cremation has taken place. Spring interment of ashes will take place at Balls Cemetery, Londesborough. A public Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #109, 56 Kingston Street, Goderich on Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m..

https://memorials.falconerfuneralhomes.com/donald-plunkett/5083421/index.php