Peacefully after a brief illness, at Lee Manor Home for the Aged in Owen Sound, on Saturday, July 28th, 2012. Clarence Henry Arguin 'Clare' Killoran, of Owen Sound, in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Velvia Killoran (nee Robinson) (1994). Loving father of Janet and her husband, Daniel Crouse and their son Bradley; James and his children, Erin & Evan (from a previous marriage to Isabel). He is also survived by his brother, Brian's children, Patrick, Penny, Nancy, Perry & Robert. Special father-in-law of Larry Whittle and his children, Gregg and Jessica and his three grandchildren; Predeceased by his parents, William Killoran (1964) and his wife, Ethel Killoran (nee Arguin) (1956): his eldest daughter, Barbara Whittle (2007), his younger brother, Brian Killoran (1988) and his wife, Monica (2010) as well as his elder sister, Kathleen (Sister Paul Marie of the Sisters of St. Joseph) (1993). In 1944 he spent time in the Navy as crewmember on the HMCS St. Boniface. Upon graduating from the University of Toronto as a Mechanical Engineer in 1945, he joined Acres Consulting Services and spent 31 years primarily in the design of hydro-electric power generating stations. He then joined the World Bank in Washington, D. C. and for 6 years he supervised Bank financed Hydro projects in East Africa. In 1984 he retired to Balmy Beach Road and as a consulting Engineer carried out short term assignments in Africa and India until 1992. He was a member of St. Mary's Church, the Kiwanis Club of Golden K, the Royal Canadian Legion and a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario. A serious hip injury in 2004 forced him to move into Lee Manor. In 2007 he was elected President of the Lee Manor Residents' Council. In March 2008 he accepted the position of Editor and Printer of the monthly bulletin for the Kiwanis Club of Golden K. The family would like to express their thanks to the excellent staff on 2 North in Lee Manor these past 8 years, the ladies from Creative Care Solutions who spent time with Clare for the past 2 years since his stroke and to George Rudolph, a true friend. Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 - 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K - 3X8 (519-376-7492), on Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial for Clare Killoran will be held at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 554 - 15th Street East, Owen Sound, on Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with Father David Reilander officiating. Interment will be adjacent to his wife in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hepworth. A Vigil Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday afternoon at 3:45 p.m. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #6, Owen Sound, will hold a Memorial Service at the Funeral Home on Tuesday evening at 6:45 p.m. Upon completion of the Mass, eulogies and lunch will be in St. Mary's Parish Hall. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca 'I will refresh the weary and
satisfy the faint.' Jeremiah 31:25
Monday July 30, 2012
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