Bill French, in his 77th year.
Beloved husband of Sylvia Embury.
Loved father of Mary Ellen French (Shawn Cooper) of Cobourg, Cynthia (Ian) Finlay of Uxbridge, William (Pauline) of R.R. # 2, Elgin and Pamela French of Ottawa.
Dear brother of Gordon (Frances) of Delta, Desmond (Linda) of Napanee, Howard (Ilona) of Delta and Ella (Allan) Schaafsma of Athens.
Cherished grandfather of Brian, Claire, Meaghan, Michael, Emily, Morgan, David and Isaac.
Also survived by sisters-in-law; Dorothy Inwood of Renfrew and Irene (John) Leggett of Ottawa as well as several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the Scotland Funeral Home, 27 Main Street, Elgin on Monday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in Portland United Church on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment Halladay Cemetery, Elgin.
As expressions of sympathy memorial donations made to Portland United Church, Community and Primary Health Care, Forfar Community Centre or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.