Obituary of Brian Michael Woods
Brian Michael Woods age 86 of Selkirk Ontario passed away peacefully at the Dunnville Memorial Hospital on February 18th. Brian was
born the son of Margaret Ann McBennett and Duncan Woods, he immigrated to Canada with his parents and sister Rita in 1948 where they
settled in Port Dalhousie and he spent his childhood playing soccer and lacrosse and attending St Anne’s school. He loved time at Lakeside
Park on the beach and had a job in the old midway operating the airplane rides.
When Brian married Jeanette in July 1962 they chose to raise their children in Port Dalhousie, finding a home on Verdun Ave where they were
surrounded by amazing neighbours that became lifelong friends for their children.Brian continued with his passion for sports and would coach
many teams that his son Brad played on, including the Golden Eagles lacrosse team that Brian designed the crest for the jersey.
In his mid life Brian discovered a passion for sailing. You could often find him on Lake Erie sailing with his partner Patricia Lane. Brian became
very involved at the Port Colbourne Yacht club where he served as Commador.
Brian had a passion for art and music. He enjoyed painting landscapes especially of Lake Erie. In his later years Brian spent time playing his
guitar, in the last few years with failing health playing his guitar and watching the waves from his home on Lake Erie brought him much comfort
and joy.Brian is survived by his sister Rita ( Maggie) Mahon of New Zealand his son Craig Renwick (Corey) of South Pasadena, son Brad
Woods (Jill) grandson Duncan of St Catharines, Daughter Sandra Summers(Rob) of Osoyoos BC,Grandson Keefer Gibson( Jessica) Calgary
great grandchildren Alden and Asher Gibson. Granddaughter Lauren Summers of Saskatoon.The family would like to thank the staff at
Dunnville Memorial Hospital for their incredible care and compassion of Brian in his final days. At Brian’s request there will be no
funeral. Cremation has taken place. We hope you find a beautiful lake to enjoy the waves wherever you go dad.
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