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Friday February 9, 2018

August 21, 1931-
February 5, 2018

It is with profound sadness
that we announce the
peaceful passing of Richard
(Dick, to friends and loved
ones) Court in St. Catharines
on the evening of Monday,
February 5, 2018. Dick was
born and raised in St.
Catharines, Ontario. He was
proud and grateful to have
attended and graduated from
Ridley College and Princeton
University. He was passionate
about hockey and football
during his school years and
excelled at both. Dick began
his exemplary career in the
automotive and metal
finishing businesses as an
Owner and President of Court
Holdings Limited (Court
Industries) in 1956. He was an
avid supporter of the St.
Catharines community which
included many St. Catharines
Minor Hockey programs,
Ridley College, the YMCA,
Brock University and St
George's Anglican Church.
During his business career
Dick was a member of the
Young Presidents
Organization, The Rotary Club
and served on the Board of
Directors of his businesses as
well as the Board of Directors
of Ridley College and The
Rodman Hall Arts Centre.
After retirement in 2003, Dick
served for many years as a
Board of Director of The Court
Group of Companies and
Court Holdings Limited. Dick
will be missed as best friend
and beloved husband of June;
loving father of Bill (Cindy),
and Suzanne; proud Papa of
Richard, Andrew, Nicklaus and
Jack; brother and friend of
Dave and Doug (Nancy) Court;
fond uncle of many nephews
and nieces. He was predeceased
by his parents, William (Bill)
and Bessie (nee Robinson);
and his sister, Mary Swabey, her husband, Tom;
and sister-in-law, Marjorie
Court and will be missed and
remembered by his many
dear friends and colleagues.
The Court family would like to
thank the caregivers who
provided Dick with
exceptional care and
compassion. Visitation will
take place at 10:00 a.m. on
Monday, February 12, 2018 at
St. George's Anglican Church,
83 Church Street, St.
Catharines; a celebration of
Dick's life will follow at the
church at 11:00 a.m.
Following the service you are
invited to a reception at The
St Catharines Club, 77 Ontario
Street. Dick will be laid to rest
at The Victoria Lawn
Cemetery in a private family
interment. In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations in Dick's
memory may be made to St.
George's Anglican Church or
the Canadian Tire Jumpstart
charity in the name of Richard
Court. Online condolences
may be made through

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