Lloyd Eady of Williamsburg died on Sept. 11, 2003 at Winchester District Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He was 84.
He is survived by wife Isabelle (nee Scherlynck) whom he married on December 15, 1946 in Warneton, Belgium.
He was born in the Township of Hagarty and Richards, Ontario on Aug. 16, 1919 to the late Stewart Eady and Beulah (nee Lett).
He worked in the maintenance department for the St. Lawrence Seaway for 30 years before retiring in 1983. He had lived at the Park Drive Villa in Williamsburg for the previous two years.
He was born and raised in the Eganville area. He served overseas during the Second World War from 1941-1946, as a member of the 82nd Battery of the Fourth Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Canadian Armed Forces.
Upon returning to Canada, he and Isabelle settled in Kirkland Lake where he worked in the gold mines. In 1953, they moved to the Morrisburg area and they lived in the Morrisburg and Williamsburg area for the past 50 years.
He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #538 in Boucks Hill and a member of the Excelsior Masonic Lodge #142 in Morrisburg for over 44 years, serving as district deputy-grand master in 1974.
He will be remembered by children Diane Hawes (Keith Hyndman) of Ottawa, and Alan of Ottawa. He is survived by siblings Arthur (Florence) of Ottawa, Betty Scharfe of Killaloe, Leah Carisse of Ottawa and Keith (Irene) of Niagara Falls.
He was predeceased by infant daughter Lillian, and brothers Charles, Eldon and Donald.
He was proud grandfather of Michael (Angie) Kelly of Iroquois and Nyle (Melonea) Kelly of Ottawa. He was brother-in-law of Iva Eady of Ottawa; Marion Eady of Newfane, New York; and Jean Matlock of California. He is also survived by nieces, nephews and many friends throughout the area.
In his earlier years, he enjoyed going to the family cottage at Algonquin Park where his favorite activities were fishing and canoeing.
There was no visitation or funeral service. Arrangements were entrusted to the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral home in Williamsburg. Donations to Winchester District Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family.