Passed away peacefully surrounded by his girls on Saturday March 22, 2014 at the age of 88. Loving husband of Shirley and predeceased wife Eleanor. Beloved father of Nancy (Doug), Lynne (Larry), Teresa (Al), Mary (Casey), and Karen (John). Bill will be missed by his many Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff of Simcoe Manor for their kind and compassionate care. A Visitation will be held at the Thompson Funeral Home, 530 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora, 905-727-5421 on Tuesday March 25, 2014 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm. A funeral mass will take place at Our Lady of Grace, 15347 Yonge St., Aurora, on Wednesday March 26, at 11: 00 am. Donations in Bill's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.