Canadian Medical Association

Thorold, Ont.; Queen’s University, 1949; general practice. Died May 29, 2022, aged 97. Survived by his wife Christine, 7 children, 19 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. “Dad was a dedicated and caring physician, and considered his patients as friends. His practice included many evening and weekend house calls, as well as daily visits to the local hospitals and nursing homes. Dad practised medicine in Thorold for 57 years. He retired in 2007, just after his 82nd birthday. While maintaining his busy medical practice, he was also heavily involved in local politics. Following in the footsteps of his father, who had been mayor of Thorold before serving as a member of federal Parliament from 1950-65, Dad was elected first to the Public Utilities Commission, and then served on Town Council before being elected mayor of Thorold in 1972. He served as both mayor and regional councillor until his retirement from politics in 1985.”

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