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Old 25-10-16, 04:20
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Default Wilfred Alexander. R.I.P.

It is with sadness that I report the passing of Wilf. There will only be a private family service.
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Old 25-10-16, 04:26
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Wow, condolences to all
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Old 25-10-16, 04:28
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Default R.i.p.

Barry

Very sad news and a shock too hear. I enjoyed the visits we had.

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Old 25-10-16, 12:04
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Barry, sorry to hear about your loss

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Old 25-10-16, 12:14
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On behalf of Andrew Jones and myself I would like to say that we are both saddened by his passing.

Wilf was a character in his own right and we had the pleasure of having Wilf join us one summer on a memorable trip from Kingston to Morrisburg and back with a variety of kit including two Bedford trucks.

Wilf took to the Bedfords like a duck to water and was a constant source of hilarity for the weekend and a larger than life character all around. He is on the right in this picture.

Thinking about you Wilf
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Old 25-10-16, 14:19
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Default obituary - 'Wilf' Alexander

http://www.canadianobituaries.com/pe...ctober-21-2016

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ALEXANDER, Wilfred Andrew 'Wilf' - It is with profound sadness we announce the sudden passing of Wilf Alexander on October 21, 2016.
Wilf was a proud and dedicated volunteer for many years with St. John’s Ambulance, Durham Regional Police Auxillary, and most recently was proud Captain at Station 3 OSM Fire Services.
He leaves behind his wife Carol, daughter Nicole (Jim), sister-in-law Christine Galler (Mike) and their daughters Brooke and Brittany, brother-in-law Bill Jost (Carol) and their family, and parents-in-law Wilhelm and Margarete Jost.
He will be missed by many other family members, co-workers, and friends.
At Wilf’s request, cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to an Animal Humane Society or Rescue Shelter of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted with Benson-Shields funeral homes, Millbrook.

Last edited by Brian Gough; 25-10-16 at 14:22. Reason: corrected obituary link which has a picture of Wilf
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Old 25-10-16, 15:49
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Very sorry to hear of his passing.

He rode with me once back from the OMVA Milton swap meet to my grandparents place along with a couple other vehicles following. Much to their displeasure he and I were chatting so much about the hobby that we passed about 4-5 Tim Hortons on the way as neither of us were paying much attention.
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Old 25-10-16, 16:44
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Default Not another one!!!!!!

Getting to be fearfull of opening MLU for apprehension of more bad news. The worst part is that they are all unexpected and younger than I am.....

My condolences to the family. He will be missed by many. I have fond memories of Bill, his visits to the barn and his generous sense of humour.

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Old 25-10-16, 17:51
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Barry,

Our Condolences to you and his family, Dirk remembers him.

Dirk and Stefan
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Old 25-10-16, 22:04
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Very sad day , I will miss you buddy and we never got around to painting the Camo on your CUCV , always had a great time doing the convoys up to Coe Hill, RIP Wilf,
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Old 11-07-17, 16:28
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Found this older youtube video of mine. Wilf in his element simply being Wilf.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etKxc0wmxx0
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Old 11-07-17, 18:41
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Default sorely missed!

Jordan

Great find! Being around Wilf was a ticket to pure entertainment, I do miss the chats we used to have.

Gord
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