Obituaries

James Askin
B: 1963-06-01
D: 2018-04-17
View Details
Askin, James
Susanne Raback
B: 1975-08-11
D: 2018-04-06
View Details
Raback, Susanne
Marlene Anderson
B: 1938-09-29
D: 2018-04-02
View Details
Anderson, Marlene
Robert "Bob" Johnston
B: 1942-11-20
D: 2018-03-21
View Details
Johnston, Robert "Bob"
Joyce Adams
B: 1931-09-24
D: 2018-03-21
View Details
Adams, Joyce
Maria van den Brink
B: 1930-08-31
D: 2018-03-14
View Details
van den Brink, Maria
Karen Bishop
B: 1963-01-16
D: 2018-03-11
View Details
Bishop, Karen
Bradley Cripps
B: 1955-08-16
D: 2018-03-06
View Details
Cripps, Bradley
Marjorie Tarrant
B: 1921-02-27
D: 2018-03-02
View Details
Tarrant, Marjorie
Rachel Genzler
B: 1951-11-06
D: 2018-02-28
View Details
Genzler, Rachel
Anton Gorjup
B: 1921-11-10
D: 2018-02-21
View Details
Gorjup, Anton
Ross Britton
B: 1929-07-04
D: 2018-02-14
View Details
Britton, Ross
Eva Rokols
B: 1935-08-01
D: 2018-01-29
View Details
Rokols, Eva
George MacPhail
B: 1956-07-16
D: 2018-01-02
View Details
MacPhail, George
Hannah Wood
B: 1922-07-03
D: 2017-12-30
View Details
Wood, Hannah
Mary "May" Rouse
B: 1928-05-30
D: 2017-12-24
View Details
Rouse, Mary "May"
Peggy Sampogna
B: 1955-08-18
D: 2017-12-22
View Details
Sampogna, Peggy
Sebastian Rinder
B: 1935-01-20
D: 2017-12-19
View Details
Rinder, Sebastian
Sharon McIntyre
B: 1954-04-28
D: 2017-12-11
View Details
McIntyre, Sharon
Arthur Driedger
B: 1945-11-27
D: 2017-12-08
View Details
Driedger, Arthur
Robert Merrikin
B: 1940-06-17
D: 2017-12-04
View Details
Merrikin, Robert

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
55 Mill Street East
Acton, ON L7J 1H4
Phone: 519-853-0350 / 1-877-421-9860
Fax: 519-853-1656
Bendicht
Memorial Candle Tribute From
MacKinnon Family Funeral Home
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

Bendicht "Ben" Fuchs

FUCHS, Bendicht “Ben”
October 10, 1924 – February 6, 2017

Bendicht (Ben) Fuchs died on February 6th 2017 at the Headwaters Healthcare Centre in Orangeville, ON, in his 93rd year. He was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth (nee Moeri). Papa Ben was the beloved father of Mary Hurst (Mark) of Callander ON, John (Marion) of Edmonton, AB and Katherine of Halton HIlls , ON. He is lovingly remembered by three grandchildren: Holly, Kathleen and Mitchell; and five great-grandchildren: Ellis, Adelaide, Amelia, Hugh and Eliza. Predeceased by his parents Fritz and Emma (Siegenthaler), brothers Fritz and Hans and sisters Emma, Marie and Magdalena. Born in Bern Switzerland, Ben immigrated to Canada with his new wife Elizabeth in 1951. Trained in Switzerland as a cheesemaker, he continued in that profession, before moving to Rexdale where he worked as a sheetmetal tradesman. In 1965 our parents purchased a dairy farm on the 4th Line near Acton. Ben lived on the farm until 2008 and in recent years his residence was at the Lord Dufferin Center Retirement Residence in Orangeville. For many years Papa Ben travelled to Switzerland and Western Canada where he enjoyed visiting family and skiing in the mountains. Ben also loved reading, music, singing, yodelling and cottage life on Lake Talon.

The funeral service for Papa Ben will be held on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 11 am in the Chapel at the MacKinnon Family Funeral Home, 55 Mill St. East, Acton, ON. Following the service he will be laid to rest next to his wife at Fairview Cemetery, Acton. In lieu of flowers, donations to the CNIB, Headwaters Healthcare Foundation or charity of your choice, would be greatly appreciated.
On-line condolences may be made at www.mackinnonfuneralhome.com

MacKinnon Family Funeral Home
(519) 853-0350 or 1-877-421-9860 (toll free)
Order Flowers