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5794 John William Braby (RMC 1963)

BRABY, John William – Lieutenant Colonel (retired), OMM, CD; Passed away at his home in Arthur, on February 2, 2010 at the age of 69. He was the son of the late William (Bill) and Mary (nee Corney) Braby of Arthur. Beloved husband of Marie (nee Benteau). Loving father of Michael (Angela), Ian (Lesley), and Michelle Shorgan (Michael). Devoted grandfather of Andrew, Benjamin, Matthieu and Mitchell. Remembered by his brother Peter (Lidia), his nephew Michael and niece Anita. Missed by many friends and neighbours, John was a contributing member of the local community, committed volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and board member of New Hope Housing, Greenfield Cemetery and Economic Development Wellington North. He proudly served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 36 years. In his retirement he enjoyed many family gatherings and took great pleasure in the restoration of his Victorian home. Friends and relatives will be received at CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME, 243 George St., Arthur on Friday, February 5, 2010 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held at the Arthur United Church on Saturday, February 6 at 2 pm. Spring interment at Greenfield Cemetery in Arthur. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society through the Crawford Funeral Home 519-848-6872