NIGUL, Alfred - Passed away at St. Mary's Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario on March 8, 2018 after suffering a cardiac arrest at home that morning. Born Alfred Aksel Nigul on February 3, 1923 in Parnu, Estonia.
Beloved husband and best friend to Barbara (Weicker) for almost 65 years, cherished father to Carol Sitko (Michael), Diane, David of Kitchener, Emily (Bruce Chown) of Castlegar, B.C. and Allan of Osoyoos, B.C.
Much loved Grandpa of Jonathan, Matthew, Joshua (Candice) and Patrick (Arianna) Sitko and Madison, Braden, Carling and Allie Nigul-Chown. Adored Old Grandpa to his great grandchildren: Elisabeth, Bella, Saydie, Sloane and Bo.
Predeceased by his parents Alexander and Alma Nigul, his sister Aldi, his in-laws Maurice and Luella Weicker, sisters-in-law Alice and Margaret Weicker and brother-in-law Oliver Weicker.
Alfred immigrated to Canada in 1947 settling in New Hamburg where he met Barbara. He retired from Electrohome in 1987 and has enjoyed life ever since puttering in his workshop, making Swedish pancakes and baking, reading, enjoying his family and going on road trips to the casino with Grandma and their friends. This gentle generous kind man will be missed by all who knew him.
Thank you to the paramedics and St. Mary's staff for their kindness and care.
Family will receive friends at Memory Gardens funeral home, Breslau, on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 2:00-4:00pm for visitation. Funeral Service will follow in the chapel at 4:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Peter's Lutheran Church or St. Mary's Hospital would be appreciated by the family.