Winchester Press – obit – Lorne Cecil Reginald Last

Lorne Cecil Reginald Last

Lorne Cecil Reginald Last passed away on Oct.3, 2007 at the age of 77 after a courageous battle with cancer.He was the loving husband of Elaine (Smallwood) and step-fatherto Natasha. He is lovingly remembered by his children Linda, Bruce(Sharon), Brian (Kim), Geri (Evan), Christine (Bill), Sheila (Russell),Angela, Darlene (Ed); his grandchildren Syd, Karrie, Jordy, Jason,Angela, Joshua, Jessica, Roger, Melissa, Jonathon, Steacy, Lindsay,Colleen, Christopher, Amy, Jamie, Chelsea, Mitchell, Luke, Braden,John, Amanda; and great-grandchildren Noel, Nathan, Logan, Matius,Ford, and Alexander.
He was born on May 29, 1930 in Vernon and was predeceased by hisparents Bernard and Emma (Park). He is remembered by his sistersMarion (Willis) and Marina (late Willie), and brothers Gordon(Claire) and Keith (late Audrey).
He worked for Ontario Hydro as a linesman in both Cobden and Kingstonuntil his retirement in 1988. He loved the outdoors and had manyadventures with his family hiking, camping, and fishing. Peoplewould remember his friendly spirit through his many visits orstriking up a conversation with new people. While living in Cobdenwith his first wife Nina (Gilchrist) and his children he spentmany hours at the rink teaching his children to skate or coachinghockey. His grandchildren remember their grandfather’s love throughtheir special family gatherings and the games he played with them.Celebrations of Lorne’s life were held on Fri., Oct. 5 at LakeEcho, N.S. and Sun., Oct. 6 at St. Andrew’s by the Lake UnitedChurch in Kingston, Ont.