Donald Frederick Van Bridger

Donald Frederick Van Bridger, formerly of South Mountain, passed away peacefully at a hospice in Florida on Sat., June 30, 2018. He was age 71.
He was the loving father of Shannon Van Bridger (Mark Carkner) of Mountain, and Gregory (Sharon) of Morrisburg. He was the cherished grandfather of Brittany, and Sarah Carkner. Don was the dear brother of John (Marilynn) of New Hamburg, Karen McNicol (Don) of Kingston, and Mary Meerakker (Willy) of Oak Valley. He was the uncle of Cindy, Kim (Ian), Jamie (Heather), Kelly (Sarah), Lauren (Paul), Krista (Tim), Angela (Conrad), and great-uncle of Bailey, Abby, Rhys, Norah, Joni, Leo, and Wyatt. Donald was predeceased by his parents, Edward “Ted” and Jean Van Bridger (nee Gibbons); his wife, Janet Ballard; and his sister, Beverley Van Bridger.
A Celebration of Donald’s life will be held at the South Mountain Agricultural Hall on Sat., July 14 from 1 to 3 pm.
Donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or the Dundas County Hospice would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
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