William Russell Waldie

May 26, 1919 – December 23, 2016

It is with sadness that the family of William Russell Waldie announces his passing Friday, December 23, 2016 in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Survived by his three children Brent (Kathryn) of Surrey BC, Douglas of Nym Lake (Atikokan) ON and Adele (Robin) Crowley of Thunder Bay ON; six grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Also surviving are his sister-in-law Ellen of Winnipeg MB, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Hazel in 1998, a sister Janet in infancy, his three brothers Dave, Bob and Murray and sisters-in-law Madelaine and Dorothy. Cremation has taken place and interment of his ashes will take place in Manitoba at a later date. Should friends desire, donations to Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated. Arrangements have been entrusted to Simpler Times Cremation Centre, 332 North May Street, Thunder Bay. His music has stopped but the memory of it will live on in many hearts. Please sign the online condolences and view the full obituary at everestofthunderbay.com


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