Ernest George Read, passed away on January 28, 2016 in Comox, BC. Ernie was born in Hamilton, Ontario on May 17, 1926. Predeceased by his brother Arthur and his sisters Evelyn and Sylvia of Hamilton, Ontario. He leaves behind his loving wife Yvonne of 40 years. Survived by his brother Frank (Betty) his son Hugh (Lauren) and their daughter Athena. His children Joanne (Wayne), Paul (Heather). Grandchildren, Kellie (Peter), Kerrie (Jamie) Ryan (Karissa), Nathan and Erin as well as many great grandchildren.
Ernie joined the military in 1945 and trained to be a paratrooper. He was with Kent Regiment of London, Ontario. Ernie worked at Stelco Steel Company for 36 years. Ernie loved aviation and was a skilled private pilot for 22 years.
We would like to thank the nurses and staff at Glacier View Lodge for their support and care for Ernie.
A gathering will be held on Friday, February 5 at 1:00 p.m. in the Clubhouse at Eagle Ridge Estates, 2200 Manor Dr., Comox.