After a long life filled with love and happiness, Charles passed away peacefully with family by his side at Woodhall Nursing Home, Brampton on September 6, 2017.
Charlie, beloved husband of Lenore for 57 years and dear father of Jennifer (Peter) MacGregor, Caroline (Glen) Smith and Nancy (late John) Olvey. Cherished grandfather of Taylor (Brad), Regan, Benjamin, Allison, Charlie, Heather, Hunter, and Hayden.
Predeceased by his father and mother Victoria and Elgin Armstrong and four sisters Helen Southgate, Mary Holley, Isobel Burkart, and Ruth Miller. Survived by brother-in-law Bryan Burkart and sister-in-law Donna (Nick) Volpe.
Charlie started working at a young age at Armstrong Bros. with his Father Elgin and Uncle Ted. He loved the construction industry and looked forward with enthusiasm to every new project. He was also passionate about horses which was evident whether he was riding as Hunt Master of the Eglinton – Caledon Hunt, driving hackney ponies at the Royal Agricultural Fair or racing and breeding standardbred horses.
The family’s sincere gratitude goes to all of the staff at Woodhall Nursing Home for their kindness and caring attitude.
Family and friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 52 Main Street South (Hwy #10). Brampton on Thursday September 14 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. and on Friday September 15 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Private family funeral service.
As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Standardbred Racetrack Chaplaincy of Canada, P. O. Box 331, Campbellville, On L0B 1P0, or the Alzheimer Society of Ontario.
Please visit the Book of Memories at www.wardfuneralhome.com