Dardry, Howard Thomas

October 1913 ~ February 2012

Howard passed away at home Feb. 29th. Born in Hucknall, England, RAF Veteran of WWII, and emigrated to Canada at age 55, first working at Whitney Ontario and then at Eaton’s Park Royal for many years. Predeceased by Hilda his wife of 62 years and daughter Julia, Howard is survived by his daughter Gillian (Ernie) Dolling, son in law Hans Freitag and grandchildren George (Rachel), Michelle (Thomas), Benjamin, and Emily (John).

Howard also enjoyed and loved his five great grandsons Paul, Daniel, Lochlann, Tyler and Jonathan. Howard was very generous to his and supportive to his family and several important favourite charities.

Howard had a very competitive spirit and was an ardent 10 pin bowler, pool player and was ALWAYS up for an energetic (and noisy) game of cards and even in his late nineties last few games with family, friends at Berwick and Bowen Seniors.

We, the family would like to express our sincere thanks to staff and friends at Berwick and Bowen Seniors and especially to his caregivers for adding to the enjoyment of life to someone that was very dear to us.

There will be a family gathering at a later date to share our memories.

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