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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 http://www.hulseandenglish.com.
ELEANOR ALBERTA FINDLAY
Passed away peacefully, on February 7, 2018 at the age of 91.
Much loved by Barb, Brian, Scott, Guia, Paul, Krista, Jessica, Breanna, Alex, Sean, Georgie and Jonno.
Predeceased by her husband, Ian. Ellie will be fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and friends.
A celebration of life will take place at Barb and Brian's home in Oakville on Saturday, February 17th from 2-4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation would be greatly appreciated https:// wellspring.ca/westerkirk/getinvolved/make-a-donation/
JUNE ANNA CURRIE (née McMullen) June 10, 1923 - February 2, 2018
June passed away peacefully, in the early morning hours of February 2, 2018, in her 95th year. Never shy to follow her convictions, she had reached the point where her quality of life had deteriorated to such a degree that it was her time to pass on to a better place and join her beloved husband, Doug. And that's what she did.
Predeceased by Doug ten years ago, June carried on as a loving mother to Mary (Peter McBride) of Montréal, Andrew (Susan Crocker) of West Brooklyn, Nova Scotia, and Gigi (David Moore) of Toronto. Much-loved granny to Meghan McBride (Gary Courchaine), R.D. McBride (Audray Lemieux), Dustin Currie (Jen Mirosevic), Sarah Currie (Jeff and Wyatt Peterson), Lindsay Moore and Stephanie Moore; and a very proud G.G. to her latest family members, Edie and Adèle.
Born into the McMullen family of Windsor, Ontario, June was one of seven children who tragically lost their mother at a young age. Undaunted, and after skipping two grades in public school, June set out to make a life for herself by studying history at University of Toronto. It was there that she caught the affectionate eye of a handsome young engineering student, Doug Currie. They were married on Grey Cup Day, December 1, 1945. A few years later, June and Doug packed their bags for Montréal, where Doug had accepted a position with the Aluminum Company of Canada. The young couple soon settled in suburban Baie d'Urfé to raise their family.