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Dale Debnam

Dale Debnam

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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Obituary for Dale Debnam

Dale Edward Debnam - After a courageous battle with cancer, passed away peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Thursday, September 19, 2019. Dale was born on January 8, 1945 at the very same hospital. Much loved husband of Karen, proud father of Kevin and his wife Kerri and doting grandpa of Madeline. Dale will be sadly missed by his brothers and their spouses; Clare and Barbara, Grant and Mimi, Laurie and Jan. Also, left to mourn his passing is his mother-in-law, Norma Smockum and the rest of the Smockum family, including Brian and Elaine, Brad and Cathy, Steve and Debbie, Keith and Darla, Gwen and Garry, Jan and Jim, Edi and David. His constant teasing will certainly be missed by many nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed by friends and family. Dale enjoyed many sports including hockey and baseball. He was also an avid nascar fan and enjoyed racing standardbred horses. Dale was a 39 year employee of General Motors. Special thanks to the nursing staff at Palliative Care, Ross Memorial Hospital. Cremation has taken place. Celebration of Life will take place at Celebrations, 35 Lindsay Street North, Lindsay on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 1:00p.m. until time of tributes at 2:00p.m. Celebration to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation - Palliative Care Unit or SickKids VS – Building Fund would be appreciated by the family.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    35 Lindsay Street North
    Lindsay, Ontario
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    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Celebration

    Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 2:00pm
    35 Lindsay Street North
    Lindsay, Ontario
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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Merlyn & Carolyn Rae

Karen & family; So sorry for your loss, but feeling relieved Dale's suffering is over. He is at peace with his spiritual family members, & watching over his loved ones here.
Merlyn & Carolyn Rae
Comment | Posted at 11:37am via Condolence

Cheryl Bogaert

Karen, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your loved ones during this difficult time. Cheryl Bogaert
Comment | Posted at 10:10am via Condolence

Brent Minacs

Im very sorry to hear the news of Dale's passing. Please except our condolences. He was a great man and I will forever remember his sense of humour and the kindness he always showed to other. He will be missed. It was a pleasure and houour to have known him.
Comment | Posted at 06:56pm via Condolence

Don Wood

So sorry to hear Dale passed away, I know he will be missed by a great many people. Dale always had a great smile, an interesting story to tell, and a great work ethic! Hopefully there will be at least a few standardbreds in heaven!
Comment | Posted at 06:47pm via Condolence

Clare & Mary Hayes

Karen, we are sorry to hear of Dale passing, may Dale rest in peace. Our thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time. Clare & Mary Hayes
Comment | Posted at 05:56pm via Condolence

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