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Sydney Douglas Adamson
Male 1922 - 2009


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  • Birth  17 Nov 1922  Minden, Haliburton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW2 - air-gunner and gunnery instructor in the RCAF 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-158686P 
    Died  9 Apr 2009  [1
    Buried  Minden Community Cemetery, Haliburton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I158686  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Mar 2017 

  • Notes 
    • SYDNEY DOUGLAS ADAMSON (November 17, 1922- April 9, 2009) Passed away peacefully at his home, in his 87th year, in the presence of his family. Beloved husband of Lois (Hanna) for 62 years. Also survived by sons, Frank and Judith, Fred and Brenda, Lloyd and Cindy, Brian, and by daughter, Jean and Pauline, and by Rob Clark. Predeceased by his father, Harold and mother, Ethel; brothers, Jack, Jim, and sister, Dorothy. Proud grandfather of Amy (Oliver), Carrie, Sean (Erin), Craig (Laura), Dru (Julie), Ginny (Marcus), Adrienne (Kristian), Adam, great-grandfather of Matthew, Cohen, Lucas, Adria. Remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Syd served as an air-gunner and gunnery instructor in the RCAF during the Second World War where he attained the rank of Flight Officer. He was a founding member of the RCAF Association Wing 404 in Kitchener-Waterloo and active for 35 years. While in Kitchener, Syd was employed by Revenue Canada for 35 years. While there he was a member and longtime Treasurer (20 years) at Holy Trinity Anglican Church. Syd and Lois moved to Minden in 1981 where he, Lois, and daughter Jean and Rob Clark owned and operated the Jay Lake Trailer Park for 8 years. While in Minden he was an active member of St. Paul's Anglican Church. Syd was a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 636 where he served 15 years as Finance Officer and Poppy Chair. For 6 years he participated in the Terry Fox Run raising significant funds for the Cancer Society, an accomplishment he was very proud of. Syd enjoyed bowling, curling, golfing and vacations with family and friends. The family very much appreciates the professional care provided by Dr. Wu, Dr. Heyes, the wonderful and caring staff from Central East Community Care Access Centre, the Red Cross Society, Paramed, SIRCH Community Hospice Services, which allowed Syd and Lois to be together at home in his final days. Friends are invited to visit the family at the Gordon A. Monk Funeral Home Ltd. , 127 Bobcaygeon Rd., Minden on Monday from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 1 p.m. A Reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 636 Minden (Hwy 35 N and County Rd. 121). Spring Interment at the Minden Cemetery. Royal Canadian Legion Service will held at the funeral home on Monday Evening at 6 p.m. Memorial Donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 636 Minden, St. Paul's Anglican Church, Minden or to the Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. www.gordonmonkfuneralhome.com.

      The Waterloo Region Record Newspaper - Apr. 11, 2009

  • Sources 
    1. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Sydney Douglas Adamson - Apr. 11, 2009.

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