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Donald Ray Thorpe April 21, 1932 - July 23, 2020

Passed away surrounded by his loving family at the Kemptville District Hospital on Thursday July 23, 2020. Donald Thorpe in his 89th year of Kemptville, and formerly of Spencerville for 53 years. Beloved husband of Donna (Connell). Loving father of Kelly (Greg) Lightle of Barrie and Sherry (Jeff) Craig of Kemptville. Special “Bumpa” to Katie Craig. Predeceased by his grandson Connel Craig. Cherished brother of Carl (Donna) of Spencerville, Betty Casselman of Maitland. Predeceased by his brother Bill (late Edna) of Brockville. Donald was a longtime employee of RCA at Prescott, ON. Special thanks to the staff at the Kemptville District Hospital for the kind and compassionate care Don received. A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at the Union Cemetery, Spencerville. In lieu of flowers donations in Don’s Memory may be made to the Kemptville District Hospital Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836).Online condolences may be made at www.byersfuneralhomeinc.com

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A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at the Union Cemetery, Spencerville. In lieu of flowers donations in Don’s Memory may be made to the Kemptville District Hospital Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836).Online condolences may be made at www.byersfuneralhomeinc.com

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    Maureen, Jeff Heuff & Family says

    Kelly, Greg and family,

    Our sincere condolences on your loss. Treasure all your memories you had with your dad, till you meet again. May he rest in peace.

    Sincerely,

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    Garry, Dawn and Family says

    So sorry to hear Uncle Don passed away. He will be missed. My heart goes out to Aunt Donna, Kelly,Sherry and the family. Love Garry, Dawn and Family.

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    Shirley Bolton says

    My sincere sympathy to Donna, Sherry, Kelly and the Thorpe families. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very sad time.

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    Brian Purcell says

    Please accept our sympathy on Don’s passing.
    Brian and Colleen Purcell

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    Elizabeth Dillabaugh says

    So sorry to hear of Don’s passing. He was always such a kind, gentle man. Such a great loss for your family. May you find some peace in all the wonderful memories you have. Many prayers 🙏🙏 Liz and Bob Dillabaugh

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      Cathie Kelso says

      My sincere sympathies to your family.

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    Elaine says

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you Kelly and your wonderful family.
    Elaine & Rick Sisti xo

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    Ruth Dukelow says

    I extend my sympathy to Donna, Kelly & Greg, Sherry, Jeff & Katie & Carl and family,
    Don was a great neighbour who was always willing to help and had a heartwarming smile. Cherish your wonderful memories of a great man. God bless.
    Ruth Dukelow

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    Lois Grant says

    Deepest Sympathy to the Family from Ritchie and Lois Grant

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    Ed Bruce & family says

    My sympathy to the Thorpe family

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    Sheila Hopkins & family says

    Our deepest sympathy to Donna, Kelly, Sherry and families. So many wonderful memories of Don. May your memories of him help carry you through your grief.

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    Jack Smith says

    Our sincere condolences to Donna and family on Don’s passing.

    Jack and Pauline Smith

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    Stephanie Summers says

    So sad to read the passing of Don. Very sorry for your loss. Our sympathies to everyone. Take care. Steve & Stephanie

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    Cathy Dymond says

    Dear Katie & Family
    My thoughts and prayers are with you
    Condolences
    Cathy Dymond

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    Denise Dobbie says

    My condolences to Donna and family.

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    Richard and Mary Woodland says

    Please accept our sympathy on the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. Cherish your happy memories and know that he lives on in each of you in some unique way.
    God bless all of you.
    Richard and Mary Woodland

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    Marian Joudoin says

    Donna & Family;
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all with the passing of Don.

    Frances Bruce

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    Jane Montgomery and Brother Barry Grande Prairie Alberta. says

    Donna,Sherry,Kelly and Family. So sorry for your loss. Fond memories of get togethers at Coopers’ farm Pittston,Ontario. Thoughts are with You, may you cherish all of your memories.

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    Bill & Gail Hutton says

    Donna and all the Thorpe family:
    We are so sorry for your loss. Heartfelt thoughts and wishes are with you today. Our most sincere Condolences

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    Debbie Gilmer says

    Hi Donna
    Just came across Don’s obituary yesterday. Thinking of you… sorry for your loss.

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