NEISER, Ernest Gordon 'Ernie' - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Ernie on Monday, January 8, 2018 in his 81st year.
Best friend and husband of Joanne for 42 years. Dear father of Kristine Coffin (Phil), Bob (Mandi), Jeff (Heather), Brian (Kelly), Kevin (Callie), Kris (Leah), and Andrew (Heather). Devoted grandpa "papa" to 13 children.
Survived by his sister Anne, sister-in-law Arlene and brother-in-law Dave.
Ernie was involved in the reinforcing steel industry. Involved in projects including the Rogers Centre, First Ontario Place, the CN Tower and Hibernia (NFLD). Owner of Jay Reinforcing Steel before retiring. Past chairman of the negotiating committee for Ironworkers.
Ernie coached hockey and baseball for over 40 years and sat on the executive board for the Flamborough Hockey Association. He loved his cottage and boat, and spending time there with family and friends. Ernie loved traveling to Barbados with all his friends.
Visitation at Smith's funeral home, 1167 Guelph Line, Burlington on Monday, January 15th from 12:00pm until the time of Celebration of Life at 1:00pm. Reception to follow.
Those who wish to make a donation in memory of Ernie are asked to consider Sick Kids or a charity of your choice.