on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. Art passed away peacefully at his home, with his family by his side, in his 94th year. Predeceased by Shirley, loving wife of 60 years; most cherished father to Ruth Anne (Jeff) Lawryk, Mary Jane Waszynski, & Anne Marie (Lorne) Roberts; very special grandfather to Scott, Jamie, Robyn, Corey, Joel, Dana & Samantha; dear brother of Dorothy Gregory (late Ken). Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Minnie Watkinson, sister Hilda Evans and brother Stan Watkinson (Alma). Art will be missed by many extended family and friends. Art proudly served in the Canadian Armed Services. Worked as a mechanic and retired from General Motors. He spent many happy days at his beloved Lookout Point Camp in Hartley Bay. He will be remembered for his wit and sense of humour.
Friends will be received at the HULSE & ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 75 Church Street (905-684-6346) on Sunday, Feb 10 from 2-5 p.m. and Monday Feb 11 2-4 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. George's Anglican Church, 83 Church St. on Tuesday Feb 12 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army Community & Family Services or to St. George's Church would be appreciated.
The family would like to thank the medical community for the care provided. A special thank you to The Thorold Medical Clinic, Dr. T. Tatzel, Dr. W. Gruber, CCAC Niagara, especially the many caring Personal Support Workers and Nurses who assisted with his care. Deep appreciation to many wonderful family and friends who provided support to our Dad which helped to keep him home.
On-line condolences may be made at www.hulseandenglish.com