Wilfred McIntosh of Park Drive Villa in Williamsburg passed away following an illness of almost nine years, on April21, 2006 at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. He was 87.
He was born on Feb. 9, 1919 in Williamsburg Township to the late Isaac McIntosh and the late Zella McIntosh (nee Merkley). He was the husband of Pearl McIntosh (nee Robinson) whom he married in Ottawa on Sept. 24, 1941. He was predeceased by brother Aden and sisters Jessie Beckstead and Kathleen Garlough. He is survived by his brother-in-law Ted Beckstead of Cardinal and will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews.
A retired farmer, he was a lifetime resident of the area. He was a member of the Williamsburg United Church. He enjoyed fishing and spending time in the bush, whether he was working or just taking a leisurely stroll.
Friends called at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg April 23 and 24. The funeral was held on April 24 at the funeral home with Rev. Isabel Black officiating, followed by interment at Spruce Haven Cemetery in Brinston. Pallbearers were Francis Henderson, John Byvelds, Steven Byvelds, Alex Scott, Ed Hanson, and Don Garlough. Honorary pallbearers were Carmen McIntosh, Ken Beckstead, Ferneley Johnston, and Gerry McPherson.
Donations to Winchester District Memorial Hospital or Williamsburg United Church would be appreciated by the family.