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William Frederick Bignell
Male 1928 - 2009


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  • Birth  1928  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Military  U. S. Army 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-124764P 
    Died  7 Jul 2009  Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I124764  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  Stanley Bignell,   b. 1901, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969 
    Mother  Ethel Ellen Marea Nicholls,   b. 1906, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1980, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F229383  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Margaret,   b. 1932,   d. 1981 
    Children 
     1. Bill Bignell
    Family ID  F229588  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • BIGNELL, William Frederick 'Bill'- Passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital, Florida, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Judy. Cherished father of Jim (Carol), Bill Jr.(Nancy), Michael (Linda), Debi, Bob (Sheila), and Shelley. Step-father of Alan (Becca) and Doug. Grandfather (Papa) of Scott, Dana, Bill, Meghan, Jen, Chris, Corrie, Wes, Kristin, Stephanie, Matthew, Joshua, Kaitlin, and Connor. Great-grandfather of Teagan. Brother of Grace and Tom. Will be missed by many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. Predeceased by his first wife, Mary Margaret (1981); son, John (1961); father, Stanley (1969); mother Ethel (1980); and sister Duveen (2007). Bill served in the U.S Army and was a long term employee of H & O Centerless Grinding and Chicopee Manufacturing. He was a member of the Pioneer Sportsmen Club, the American Legion, Faith Missionary Church, and the New Hope Lodge No. 279, Masonic Temple. Bill's family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, July 16, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, 519-749-8467. A funeral service to celebrate Bill's life will take place on Friday, July 17, 2009 in the funeral home chapel at 1 p.m. Interment Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Pioneer Sportsmen Club or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.henrywalser.com for Bill's memorial.1a

      1aWaterloo Region Record 9 Jul 2009

  • Sources 
    1. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of William Frederick (Bill) Bignell - 9 Jul 2009.

    2. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Cressman Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      William Frederick/ 1928 - / Mary Margaret/ 1932 \endash 1981/ BIGNELL

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jul 2009 - Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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