Obituary of William George Birdsall
BIRDSALL, William “Bill” George
Passed away peacefully on November 15, 2019, at the age of 77 at Hotel Dieu Shaver, in St. Catharines, ON. Loving husband of the late Barb (2016). He is survived by his daughter, Debby Grace Leigh (Birdsall); son, William Anthony (Emily) Birdsall. Opa to Kaitlyn Elizabeth, Grace Taylor and William Edwin. Brother to Paul Russell and Liz, Uncle to Kevin (Alana) and Allison, Great Uncle to William and Parker. Brother-in-law to Ineke (Jan) Bos; Uncle to Frits Bos, Franet (Guido) v. d. Berg and Frederike Bos, all of whom are in The Netherlands. He is predeceased by his parents, William Anthony and Mary Grace.
In accordance with William’s wishes, cremation has taken place. His family will receive guests at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL HOME, 585 Carlton St. St. Catharines, on Friday, November 29, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. with a Masonic service to be at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 11a.m-1p.m. A Memorial Service will follow the visitation on Sunday in the funeral home’s ceremony room at 1p.m. with Pastor John Garner officiating. A light reception will follow the service. All are welcome to attend and celebrate William's life. The family asks that any flowers and donations be sent to Hospice Niagara - The Stabler Centre at 403 Ontario St., Unit #2, St. Catharines, L2N 1L5.
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