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Alexander Fortin

Bud Fortin

January 28, 1936 - April 20, 2019
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Obituary

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Alexander Eugene Fortin (a.k.a. Bud)
He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of over 60 years, Elizabeth “Betty”. His children Mike Fortin (Ruth), Dave Fortin (Nancy), Gayle Fortin(Bjoern) and Brad Fortin(Sheila).
Adored grandfather of Mark, Jason (Sydney), Nicole (Terry), Bruce, Chanse (Jacquelyn), Graham, Tylo, Alex and great-grandpa of Kristapher, Mackenzie, Logan, Landon, Hayden, Nicole, Kayden, Jacob, Nora, Samantha and Hanna.
Brother of Earl Fortin (Kathy).
Predeceased by his parents Earl & Kathleen Robertson Fortin; 2 brothers and 1 sister.
Bud lived on his own terms along with a smile, hug or tears to share. He was always Available to lend a hand or give of his time. He was known for his handy work with woodworking or cooking.
He spent 15 years serving our country and in that time became a cook and ran the mile in 4.12 to hold the Canadian record in the military.
Bud went on to work at Welland Chemical until his retirement.
At the time of his passing, he was lucky enough to be a Kingsville resident for the past 14 years.
There will be a celebration of Bud’s life at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Erie Shores Hospice.
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Sylvia Hache

Posted at 11:58am
Dear Betty and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you. Deepest sympathies to you and your family.
Love from Florence and Sylvia Haché
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Susan

Posted at 11:00am
I'm so sorry for your loss, Gayle. He sounds like someone I would love to know!

Thinking of you,

Susan Elliott
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Linda Mary

Posted at 07:54pm
Please accept our condolences, so sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of meeting Bud at his home, he was a kind hearted witty man, loved by everyone!! Our thoughts and prayers are sent to your family your neighbors Steve and Linda
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