With heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Ron Weber, a dear husband, father and grandfather on March 12, 2015.
The family would like to thank Dr. David Brailey, Dr. Carol Ostry, Dr. Cohen and Dr. Camacho for the wonderful care Ron received during his final months.
Ron was born March 29, 1932 in Guelph, Ontario, shortly after moved to Walkerton, Ontario where he grew up. On June 12, 1950 he married his high school sweetheart, Marie. Ron had a very full 36 year career with the Canadian Armed Forces attaining the rank of Master Warrant Officer. Ron spent much of his career travelling with postings from London, ON; Germany two tours; to Ipperwash, ON; Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Cold Lake, AB; Petawawa, ON; Victoria, BC; and finally Comox, BC. Ron did two tours to Cyprus as a Peace Keeper for the United Nations, called out to the FLQ crises, a tour to Alert N.T., Gagetown, N.B., Norway, Jamaica, Wainwright, AB, Deer Lake, NL and finally retiring in Comox, BC.
During Ron and Marie’s retirement years they enjoyed being snowbirds in Yuma, Arizona, as well as camping and fishing with their friends on Vancouver Island in the summers.
Ron was a proud sponsor and member of the Masonic Lodge for 50 years.
Ron is survived by his wife Marie, daughter Brenda (John), grandchildren Blair Reid (Kelly), Leanne Reid and Christopher Reid and brother Doug Weber (Livia). Ron was predeceased by his son Johnny, father Jack, mother Delma and brothers Paul and Wayne.
Ron was a long time member of the Royal Canadian Comox Legion, Branch 160. A Memorial and Poppy Service for Ron will be held at the Comox Legion at 1825 Comox Ave., Comox, B.C. on Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 1300hrs.
Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in Ron’s memory may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund or Comox Lodge #188 for Masonic Cancer Car. Thank you.