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Bruce Ashton

Bruce Gordon Ashton

Monday, March 5th, 1951 - Saturday, February 8th, 2020
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Obituary

On February 8, 2020, Bruce passed away peacefully with Carrie by his side after courageously battling cancer. They shared the final few days surrounded by close friends and family at Hospice Wellington (Guelph, ON). Bruce and Carrie cherished their 46 "Glorious" years of marriage together while raising two beautiful daughters and seven amazing grandchildren. Loving father to both Tammy (Shawn Boothe) and Sheri (Robert Mahoney) and adored by grandchildren Jordan, Josh, Jai, Alyx, Tyson, Lyric and Skylar; Bruce Gordon Ashton gracefully said goodbye at the age of 68. Beloved by his sister Jean (Don Craig) and predeceased by his brother Wayne. He will be missed by his nieces, nephews, good friends and golf buddies at "The Diamond".

The family would love people to share a memorable photo of yourself with Bruce, by either bringing one to the visitation or uploading a photo on the funeral home website (www.smithsfh.com)

Visitation at SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, 1167 Guelph Line (one stop light north of QEW), BURLINGTON (905-632-3333), on Wednesday, February 12th from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm. A Celebration of Life will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 1p.m. Reception to follow. Cremation at a later date. For those who wish, donations to Parry Sound Hospital, Hospice Wellington and Canadian Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Smith's Funeral Home - Guelph Line
    Address
    1167 Guelph Line
    BURLINGTON, ON L7P 2S7
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Smith's Funeral Home - Guelph Line
    Address
    1167 Guelph Line
    BURLINGTON, ON L7P 2S7
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Smith's Funeral Home - Guelph Line
    Address
    1167 Guelph Line
    BURLINGTON, ON L7P 2S7
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Reception

    Location
    Smith's Funeral Home - Guelph Line
    Address
    1167 Guelph Line
    BURLINGTON, ON L7P 2S7
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Sandi Chapman

Posted at 10:37am
Hi Carrie
I’m not sure if u remember us but it’s Sandi Taylor
Middle child of Bill and Edna Taylor
I am so sad to hear of Bruce’s passing.. I have thought about you and your family for a long time and always wanted to connect.
Please if you get this message I would love to hear from you 7054277710
KM

Karen McGregor

Posted at 04:08pm
Dear Carrie Tammy Sherry and Extended Family Now

I was shocked to just find out of the passing of Bruce. I found out much to late to make it to the visitation and I feel awe full for that. We have many good memories I could have shared as neighbours for many years before you headed north.
Pleas accept my sincere condolences to all. He was the only man I have know that cut his front lawn in his speedo.🥰🥰
JE

Jane Emerson

Posted at 01:24pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Bruce was a wonderful, kind man that we have known for a few years here in the Parry Sound area. Sincerely...Don and Jane Emerson
EH

Ed Helm

Posted at 02:06pm
As our families are combined, we are all grieving together. Time to share the fun memories and re-live to great times we had with each other, realizing Bruce was such a catalyst for all those events.
We are certainly going to miss our best friend!
With Love;
Ed & Shauna Helm

Danielle Eakins

Posted at 01:14pm
It was a very short ten years ago that we had the privilege of meeting Bruce and Carrie through our membership at Diamond in the Ruff, and very quickly came to call them dear friends. Bruce was always there to offer a smile, a laugh, some sarcasm and a big hug. He will be forever in our hearts and memories. Dave and Danielle Eakins
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