HENRY JAMES (JIM) FODEPosted: May 19th, 2015
Jim passed away peacefully at his home in Smiths Falls, Ontario with his friends and family by his side on Sunday May 3, 2015 in his 72nd year. Thank you God for allowing this blessing and the 7 bonus cancer free years, before taking him home to be with you. Beloved husband of Carol. Loving father of Dawn and Barton (Shannon). Cherished grandfather of April, Jared and Travis. Dear brother of Deloris (Don) Bischke and Lloyd (Marcy) Jans. Also survived by his sisters-in-law Lois Jans and Jeanette Fode and his cousins especially Wayne Fode. Predeceased… by his parents Ralph and Irene, his birth mother Emma, his sister Marilyn, his brothers Robert “Red”, Howard, Henry, Dennis, Rudolph and his sister-in-law Irene. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He will be sadly missed by his Tim Horton’s and daily early morning buddy “Ronnie”. Jim’s family would like to thank Dr. Christine Last, the CCAC, the St. Elizabeth nurses and Bayshore Home Health for helping with and respecting Jim’s last wishes. Also a special thank you to Christine Simpson for all the food over the last 6 weeks and to Phil and Nancy Brown for the beautiful casket – Jim loves his final resting place. Friends were invited to visit with the family at Lannin Funeral Home on Friday May 8, 2015 from 10 am until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 12 noon. Interment followed at United Cemeteries near the village of Ashton. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Saint Elizabeth Foundation (http://www.stelizabeth.com/foundation/foundationdonate.aspx) would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences available at www.lannin.ca.
Dear Carol I was so sad to see Jim’s obituary online this morning. I thought of you both often and fondly recalling the times we spent together here in Medicine Hat.Thank you. Sincere condolences and prayers. Beth Akins