John Sharpe

Doug Sharpe

Wednesday, October 26th, 1932 - Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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John Douglas Sharpe passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, on February 12, 2020, at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Wendy for 36 years. Loving father to Darlene Sharpe and grandfather to Tyler Jooris.

An outstanding educator for over 30 years, he will always be remembered by his extended family and many special friends who enjoyed Doug’s calm, gentle manner and quiet witticisms.

Dr. Wright and his team at the Juravinski Cancer Center could not have been more kind and compassionate during Doug’s many treatments there.

A special thank you to those who provided Doug with excellent care and comfort at Joseph Brant Hospital on 6South 200. Doctors Cao and Park along with their team treated him with the utmost respect. Doug and I will be forever grateful.

A Celebration of Life will be held in the spring. Please see the funeral home website for details. A private family cremation has taken place. For those who wish, donations in memory of Doug to Joseph Brant Hospital or Juravinski Cancer Center would be sincerely appreciated by the family. Rest In Peace, my best guy.
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Donna Hall

Posted at 02:12pm
He was one of my favourite teachers! I remember his humour and wit, giggling through class. Thank you for being one of the best!!

John Hughes

Posted at 12:28pm
John and Lee Hughes

Wendy, Lee and I wish to offer you our deepest condolences on Doug’s passing. At our last Kilbride lunch in Dec. Doug looked so healthy, his death now seems so unexpected. The last two years must have been so challenging for both of you.

The Kilbride lunches gave Doug and I many opportunities to reminisce about golf etc. and our early teaching experiences, some as far back as the 60’s. He had so many humorous anecdotes to recall using his exceptional dry wit. He was a great guy. Kilbride lunches won’t be quite the same. John Hughes

Mary Law

Posted at 06:16pm
Our most heart felt comfort sent to Darlene Tyler and Wendy . Bob and Mary Law

Eva Amos

Posted at 01:54pm
Dear Wendy. Sincere, heartfelt condolences to you and your family. May you find comfort in the many happy times you shared with Doug. Treasure those memories and I also hope you can find peace knowing what an absolutely wonderful support you were to him, always. Love.
Eva Amos

Cheryl and Ron Caldwell

Posted at 01:04pm
Our hearts go out to you, Wendy and family. May your memories comfort you.
I recall having a discussion with Doug a long time ago about the importance of family. I don't remember how this topic came up but he said family isn't just the one you are born into. It is your friends and the community where you live. He was so right! We will miss him. Hugs, Cheryl and Ron Caldwell

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