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Mr. Philip Williston

Williston, Philip James as of Sunday October 27th, 2019, is officially “on the road again”.  Phil was best known as Mr. Goodfellow and the guy with the beard, belly and cigar at Cash & Carry Lumber.  Phil was truly engaged in life and was a longtime member of Sertoma, LaSertoma, Goodfellows, Cubs and Scouts Canada, Maple City Baptist Church and the Board of Directors of the W.I.S.H. Centre.  Born December 18th, 1939 to the late Stanley and Violet (Banner) Williston.  Survived by his loving and amazing wife Mary (Stinson) of 59 years.  Lovingly remembered by his children Craig, Scott (Helen) and Cindy (Daryl) McColeman.  Already sadly missed by grandchildren Jessica (Chris) Osborne, Stephanie (Patrick), Shannon (Mladen), Phil (Adrienne), Jennifer (Mark) Crawford, Colin (Kate)McColeman, Matt McColeman, Kim and Dave Sherman, and great grandchildren Christopher (Tory), Jesondra, Tristen, Stephan, Sebastien, Everly-Jade, Jackson, Cole, and Luka, and great-great grandson Harlow.  Dear brother of Janet and Robert Taylor, Betty & Robert Swatuk, Wayne & Tammy Williston, Joanne Van Overbeke and Sandy Wyant.  He is predeceased by brothers Donald Williston, William “Billy” Williston and sisters Pat Swain, Edith Williston and Linda Hathaway.  Family and friends are invited to the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710 on Monday October 28th, 2019 with visiting from 5 to 9 pm.  The funeral service will be conducted from Maple City Baptist Church, 500 Indian Creek Road West, Chatham, on Tuesday October 29th at 1 pm with Pastor Rick Dressler officiating.  Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham.   In lieu of flowers consider a donation to the Sertoma Foundation of Canada, Chatham Goodfellows, W.I.S.H. Campership.  On-line condolences may be left at www.alexanderfuneralhome.ca

Visitation:  Monday October 28th, 2019 with visiting from 5 to 9 pm

Funeral Service:  Tuesday October 29th at 1 pm

Conducted From:  Maple City Baptist Church, 500 Indian Creek Road West, Chatham

Officiating:  Pastor Rick Dressler

Interment:  Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham.

Donations:  Sertoma Foundation of Canada, Chatham Goodfellows, W.I.S.H. Campership

 

 




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