WILLSON, Glenn Stanley
Surrounded by loved ones passed away peacefully on Friday, January 13th, 2012 following a brief illness at Lakeridge Hospital in Oshawa. Glenn will be remembered as an iconic business leader, community citizen, and family man. His integrity and fairness was legendary, as was his kindness and generosity to his community. Born in 1947, Glenn was a lifelong resident and advocate of Oshawa and its surrounding communities. Having attended O'Neil Collegiate and Ryerson University, Glenn married his high school sweetheart, soul mate and love of his life Lorrie to whom he remained married for 43 years. As an outstanding entrepreneur and General Motors dealer, Glenn used the success of his numerous businesses to give back to his community through important philanthropic causes such as the building of the Durham Region YMCA, the Durham Region Cancer Centre, and The Oshawa Hospital Foundation on which he faithfully served as a board member. In addition to his wife Lorrie, Glenn is survived by his mother Elaine, his siblings Nancy, Carol, Douglas, Donald and Stephen, his children Gregory, Elizabeth and her husband Paul, Katherine and her husband Jason, Anthony and his wife Allison and his beloved grandchildren Elliott, Charles, Adrienne, Gannon, Locklyn, Xavier, and Suzanna. Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Monday, January 16th, from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at ST. GEORGE'S MEMORIAL ANGLICAN CHURCH (51 Centre St. S., Oshawa) on Tuesday, January 17th, at 11a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Oshawa Hospital Foundation.